Daily Archives: 7, January 2013

University of Tübingen: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

How the brain codes its surroundings beyond the field of view. 7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Even when they are not directly in sight, we are aware of our surroundings: so it is that when our eyes are fixed on an interesting … Read the full press release

SABMiller – 45p minimum unit price for alcohol to cost consumers £659m each year

7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — SABMiller has today released independent research commissioned from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr)1 which shows that a 45p minimum unit price for alcohol will unfairly hit responsible drinkers in low-income families, while doing little to … Read the full press release

Basel Committee releases revised version of Basel III’s Liquidity Coverage Ratio

7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Basel Committee has issued the full text of the revised Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) following endorsement on 6 January 2013 by its governing body – the Group of Central Bank Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS). The LCR is an essential … Read the full press release


Construction contract is worth EUR 2.2 billion Rome, 7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, following the financial closing, the city of St. Petersburg and Northern Capital Highway (NCH) have finalized the concession agreement relating to the project for the completion of the … Read the full press release


A new layout, more information and dynamic graphics to celebrate its 40th birthday! Stezzano, 7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — To mark the celebrations for its first 40 years in the business, Sabelt, a brand of the Brembo Group, is pleased to present its new … Read the full press release

Gazprom – Purchase contract and Transmission Agreement signed for Uzbek gas

7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Led by Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, the Gazprom delegation paid today a working visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan. As part of the visit, Alexander Medvedev and Shokir Faizullaev, Chairman of the Board of Uzbekneftegaz signed in the presence of Rustam Azimov, First … Read the full press release

Portugal, a Europa e o Mundo

José Manuel Durão Barroso — Presidente da Comissão Europeia Grande Conferência Expresso 40 anos/Lisboa Lisboa, 7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Caro Francisco Pinto Balsemão, Excelências, Minhas senhoras e meus senhores, Queridos amigos, É para mim um prazer e uma honra proferir o discurso de abertura … Read the full press release

Statement by the Spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the recent speech by President Assad

Brussels, 7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today: “The High Representative regrets that the Syrian regime is not … Read the full press release

Statement by Commissioner Michel Barnier on the impact of the latest Basel Committee liquidity developments for Capital Requirements (CRD 4) in the EU

(in the light of the Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS) meeting and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision press release dated 6 January 2013) Brussels, 7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “I welcome the unanimous agreement reached by the Basel Committee … Read the full press release

Henkel Innovation Challenge 6 startet 2013 durch

Bewerbungsphase für Studentenwettbewerb von Henkel erfolgreich abgeschlossen 7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Studententeams aus insgesamt 27 verschiedenen Teilnehmerländern haben sich in diesem Jahr mit ihren innovativen Ideen für die sechste „Henkel Innovation Challenge“ beworben. Der internationale Studentenwettbewerb steht in diesem Jahr unter … Read the full press release


7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Lemminkäinen has won a contract to seal a dam in the Swedish province of Västerbotten. The dam is located on the River Vojmån, an outlet of Lake Vojmsjön, about 40 kilometres north of the Vilhelmina Municipality. The … Read the full press release

Brand new A320 aircraft “I.Tamm” was set in operation by Aeroflot

MOSCOW, 7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On December 29, 2012 Aeroflot took delivery of A320 airplane made by Airbus. The aircraft is named in honor of Igor F. Tamm, an outstanding Russian theoretical physicist awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1958. Now the Aeroflot fleet counts 80 A319/320/321 aircraft with the average airplane … Read the full press release

INVITATION – PRESS BRIEFING Cost-effectiveness of Cohesion Policy Investments in Energy Efficiency

Cost-effectiveness of Cohesion Policy Investments in Energy Efficiency Luxembourg, 7-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The cost of increased energy consumption, the depletion of fossil fuel reserves and the effect of human activities on global climate change are drivers of recent energy efficiency … Read the full press release