Daily Archives: 22, November 2012

New VELUX roof window wins design award

22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The new generation of remote-controlled roof windows from the VELUX Group has been awarded the Design Award at Ingeniørens Produktpris 2012. One of the reasons for the Danish trade magazine’s selection was that VELUX INTEGRA® roof window allows … Read the full press release

Driving licences: Commission proposes reduced fine for Cyprus

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission decided today to amend its decision referring Cyprus to the European Court of Justice for not fully transposing the Directive on driving licences. Since the previous court referral decision in June (IP/12/642), Cyprus has notified … Read the full press release

Starke Leistung: Daimler-Auszubildende auch in diesem Jahr als Landesbeste von der IHK ausgezeichnet

Landesbeste Auszubildende aus dem Mercedes-Benz Werk Sindelfingen und der Mercedes-Benz Niederlassung Stuttgart geehrt Wilfried Porth, Personalvorstand und Arbeitsdirektor bei Daimler: „Um unseren Kunden täglich Fahrzeuge aus Produktion und Service in bester Qualität liefern zu können, setzen wir auf eine top-ausgebildete … Read the full press release

ABLV Bank results in Q3 2012

Riga, Latvia, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Q3 2012 was very successful for ABLV Group. The business volume and all major performance indicators continued to grow. The bank’s profit amounted to LVL 10.9 million (EUR 15.4 million). In Q3 we continued gradually substituting long-term … Read the full press release

Internal energy market: Commission refers Poland and Finland to Court for failing to fully transpose EU rules

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Internal energy market: Commission refers Poland and Finland to Court for failing to fully transpose EU rules The European Commission is referring Poland and Finland to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to fully … Read the full press release

Film im digitalen Wandel

Film im digitalen Wandel

Der Akademische Filmclub an der Universität Freiburg veranstaltet ein Symposium zur Zukunft des Kinos Freiburg, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen, zu seinem 55-jährigen Bestehen veranstaltet der Akademische Filmclub (aka-Filmclub) in Freiburg ein Symposium zu … Read the full press release

November infringements package: main decisions

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — November infringements package: main decisions In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors … Read the full press release

adidas Group Nine Months 2012 Results

Group sales increase 8% on a currency-neutral basis Net income attributable to shareholders up 22% to € 798 million adidas Group to achieve record sales and earnings in 2012 and 2013  adidas and TaylorMade-adidas Golf currency-neutral sales up 12% and … Read the full press release

Electronics for Europe

Neelie Kroes – Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda European Nanoelectronics Forum 2012 Munich, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to be here in Munich. With over 200,000 employees in the IT sector, … Read the full press release

ŠKODA Rapid wins ‘Auto Trophy 2012’

ŠKODA Rapid wins ‘Auto Trophy 2012’

22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — New class of ŠKODA named ‘most affordable car’ by 110,000 readers of AUTO ZEITUNG. New ŠKODA Rapid compact saloon impresses jury with its good price/value ratio. ŠKODA Citigo bags coveted prize in ‘Citycars Import’ category. ŠKODA Yeti wins additional victory … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission endorses €1.56 billion compensation for Poste Italiane for public services delivered over 2009-2011

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, two compensations received by Poste Italiane for delivering two public services in the period 2009-2011, namely a compensation of €1.1 billion for the universal postal service and a … Read the full press release

Low muscle strength in adolescence risk factor for early death

Finn Rasmussen Photo: Stefan Zimmerman

22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Low muscle strength in adolescence is strongly associated with a greater risk of early death from several major causes, according to a large study led from Karolinska Institutet. The findings, which are published in the British Medical Journal … Read the full press release

Discurso: Cumbre Ibero-Americana

José Manuel Durão Barroso — Presidente da Comissão Europeia Cadiz, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Majestad, Señor Presidente del Gobierno, Presidentes, Primeros Ministros, Excelencias, Es un privilegio y un honor para mí poder dirigirme a Ustedes en el marco de esta importante cumbre y desde … Read the full press release

Universiteit Gent organiseert internationale workshop omtrent kennisuitwisseling inzake kansengroepen

22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Op 21 en 22 november vindt aan de Universiteit Gent een internationale workshop omtrent de instroom van kansengroepen in het Hoger Onderwijs plaats. Deze workshop kadert in het project ExpandO. ExpandO De UGent leidt sinds april het Europese … Read the full press release

£20 million eco-hotel opens at The University of Nottingham

22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A stunning new eco-friendly hotel, ‘The Orchard’, has opened for business on The University of Nottingham’s award-winning main campus. Designed to complement the University-owned De Vere Venues East Midlands Conference Centre next door, the £20 million hotel complex will provide … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission finds sale of LOT Polish Airlines’ subsidiaries did not involve state aid

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has concluded that the sale of LOT Services, LOT Catering and LOT Airport Maintenance Services, subsidiaries of LOT Polish Airlines, was carried out on market terms and did therefore not involve state aid in the meaning of … Read the full press release

BP, Rosneft and Rosneftegaz Sign Definitive Agreements Relating to the Sale of BP’s Interest in TNK-BP and BP’s Investment in Rosneft

22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BP, Rosneft and Rosneftegaz — the state-owned parent company of Rosneft — have signed definitive and binding sale and purchase agreements (SPAs) for the sale of BP’s 50 per cent interest in TNK-BP to Rosneft and BP’s investment … Read the full press release

State aid: the Commission approves a new Spanish scheme for the early depreciation of assets acquired via finance leases

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has ruled that the new Spanish system for the early depreciation of the cost of certain assets acquired through finance leasing does not constitute state aid under EU rules, inter alia because it is not selective. Joaquín … Read the full press release

BMW Motorrad announces new boxer model. Multifaceted concept to mark 90th anniversary.

Sketch: 2013 - New BMW Boxer Motorcycle. (11/2012)

Munich, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — As announced by BMW Motorrad President Stephan Schaller in his speech at the international motorcycle show EICMA in Milan, BMW Motorrad will be presenting a new model with air-cooled ‘boxer’ engine in 2013 as a special way … Read the full press release

The Banking Union must be set up urgently

22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Since the onset of the banking crisis, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has advocated greater integration and harmonisation of the regulatory system governing European banks. In light of the current negotiations on the Banking Union and … Read the full press release

Airbus welcomes European Commission response to ICAO Council outcome

Aviation industry moves one step closer to a global solution on aviation emissions Blagnac,  22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Airbus is encouraged by the European Commission’s proposal to “stop the clock” on the enforcement of the inclusion of aviation in the EU ETS … Read the full press release

Agricultural measures for outermost regions and Aegean islands

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Yesterday, under the Cyprus Presidency, the Special Committee on Agriculture (SCA) supported compromise texts agreed by the Council and the European Parliament representatives during the last trilogue concerning the regulations laying down specific measures for agriculture in the outermost … Read the full press release

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of German kitchen manufacturer Alno by Whirlpool

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of the German kitchen manufacturer Alno AG by the US household appliances company Whirlpool Corporation. The Commission’s investigation showed that there were enough alternative suppliers … Read the full press release

Robotics set to ‘revolutionise the UK economy in the next 20 years’

Dr Adam Spiers, from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory demonstrates telehaptic technology to David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science Image by Steve Brown

22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Britain’s desire to be at the forefront of robotics research has been reinforced by universities minister David Willetts, who saw world-leading technology when he visited the Bristol Robotics Lab yesterday [Monday, 12 November]. He wanted to see first-hand … Read the full press release

Canter „Top Light Truck Slovakia 2012”

Über 2200 Leser der slowakischen Zeitschrift Transport and Logistics wählten den Fuso Canter unter sieben nominierten Leicht-Lkw zum „Top Light Truck Slovakia 2012“. Fotonummer: 12A1266 Dateigröße: 0,521 MB Dateigröße, niedrig: 0,020 MB Datum: 20.11.2012

Fuso Canter erhielt den Preis in der Kategorie „Light-Duty Truck“ Mehr als 2200 Leser der Fachzeitschrift „Transport and Logistics“ votierten für den Canter Bereits 2011 siegte der Canter bei dieser Leserwahl Stuttgart, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Über 2200 Leser der slowakischen Zeitschrift … Read the full press release

Svag chefsroll i relation till läkarrollen

22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Genom politiska reformer har chefsrollen i hälso- och sjukvården formellt stärkts under de senaste decennierna. Men nu visar en doktorsavhandling från Karolinska Institutet att chefsrollen i relation till läkarrollen i sjukvården i många fall i praktiken tycks vara … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission clears UK umbrella support scheme for broadband investment ‘BDUK’

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has found that a UK umbrella support scheme for investments in next generation access (NGA) broadband networks, ‘BDUK’, is in line with EU state aid rules. In particular, the scheme is aimed at supporting local … Read the full press release

Eröffnung BG/BRG Judenburg nach abgeschlossener Sanierung und Erweiterung

Investitionen rund fünf Millionen Euro Wien, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Nach der Erweiterung und Sanierung steht den Schülerinnen und Schülern des BG/BRG Judenburg deutlich mehr Platz zur Verfügung. „Das Bestandsgebäude wurde aufgestockt und damit um rund 750 Quadratmeter erweitert“, sagt Wolfgang Gleissner, Geschäftsführer der … Read the full press release

Digital Agenda: EU and US sign joint declaration to make the internet safer for kids

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — European Commission Vice President for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes and the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano have today signed a Joint Declaration in London, committing to make the Internet a safer and better place for children. … Read the full press release

UEFA Europa League match postponed

New date to be decided by the end of the week 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The UEFA Emergency Panel met today and decided to postpone the UEFA Europa League match between Hapoel Kiryat Shmona FC (Israel) and Athletic Club (Spain) which was … Read the full press release