Daily Archives: 24, January 2013

UK: Household costs rise by £4,000 in a year for UK families

UK Families Report Spending £331 More Per Month Since November 2011 Marginal rise in incomes outweighed by mounting expenses Families prioritise spending and make efforts to increase savings Unsecured debts peak at £11,101 as more families rent or live with … Read the full press release

European associations issue unanimous declaration

Europe’s FIFA members united regarding proposed revisions of the FIFA Statutes 24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The 53 European FIFA member associations have unanimously adopted a declaration regarding proposed amendments to the FIFA Statutes following a meeting of the associations’ Presidents and … Read the full press release

Irish and UK Ministers hold talks on single market and trade

Irish Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today (Thursday) met his counterpart, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Dr Vince Cable MP for talks on issues of mutual interest as well as priorities for the … Read the full press release

Mehr als 97 % der Pronova-Aktionäre nehmen BASF-Angebot für Pronova BioPharma an

Erhöhtes freiwilliges Barangebot erfolgreich  Squeeze-out-Verfahren wird vorbereitet  Abschluss der Transaktion im ersten Quartal erwartet 24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Am 18. Januar 2013, 16:30 Uhr MEZ, ist die verlängerte Frist für das freiwillige Barangebot der BASF [Frankfurt: BAS, LSE: BFA, SWX: AN] an … Read the full press release

Studia Monetaria lectures for the general public at the Bank of Finland Museum, spring 2013

24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Studia Monetaria lecture series will continue in the spring of 2013. The lectures deal with the Bank of Finland’s and the Financial Supervisory Authority’s (FIN-FSA) operational sectors and history. The lectures are given by leading … Read the full press release

EDPS Strategy 2013-2014 for excellence in data protection by the EU institutions

Brussels, 24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Yesterday evening, the EDPS presented a report outlining his Strategy for 2013-2014 to senior representatives of the EU institutions. The EDPS outlined the process, aims and results of an extensive analysis, including the main lines of the 2013-2014 … Read the full press release

Novartis Europharm Ltd withdraws its marketing authorisation application for Ruvise (imatinib mesilate)

24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Medicines Agency has been formally notified by Novartis Europharm Ltd of its decision to withdraw its application for a centralised marketing authorisation for the medicine Ruvise (imatinib mesilate), 100 and 400 mg film-coated tablets. It was … Read the full press release

EUR 200m from EIB to support 23 Water Investment Projects across Ireland

24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank loan will provide €200 million to support improvements in Ireland’s Water Services Investment Programme (WSIP) by financing 23 projects in Dublin and 10 counties around the country to provide new water mains, water … Read the full press release

EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard on recent developments in the European carbon market

Brussels, 24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard on recent developments in the European carbon market “On a day where the carbon price at some point went below €3 it must be clear to all that when the Commission … Read the full press release

Erste Smartphones der Telekom mit vorinstallierter Lookout-App bieten Sofort-Schutz für Kunden

Lookout und Telekom stellen Ratgeber für mobilen Datenschutz auf DLD13 vor 24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Die Deutsche Telekom und Lookout intensivieren ihre Zusammenarbeit bei mobiler Sicherheit und Datenschutz und liefern die ersten Geräte mit vorinstallierter Lookout App aus. So ist die … Read the full press release

Sweden: Water technologies: EIB supports R&D activities of Xylem with EUR 120m loan

24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a loan of EUR 120m to Xylem for research, development and innovation activities in the water industry. The R&D project supported will be carried out at the company’s R&D centres … Read the full press release

BAE Systems: Three-year JetSpares contract from Braathens Technical

24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — We have won a three-year extension to our long-standing JetSpares contract with Braathens Technical AB of Sweden in support of 12 Avro RJ regional jetliners operated by Braathens subsidiary, Malmö Aviation. The contract has an option to … Read the full press release

Pertti Ukkonen appointed as the Bank of Finland’s Head of Internal Audit

24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Pertti Ukkonen, MSc (Econ.) 52, has been appointed Head of Internal Audit at the Bank of Finland. The appointment is for a five-year term. The Head of Internal Audit manages the Internal Audit unit, which is … Read the full press release

Clearer rules on customs handling of pirated or counterfeit goods

A deal with the Council to give customs officials at EU borders better tools to confiscate, store and destroy goods that infringe intellectual property rights was endorsed by Internal Market Committee MEPs on Thursday. 24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Imports that infringe Intellectual Property … Read the full press release

UK: Birth to two years is most financially stressful time for parents

Money worries mean giving up luxuries and saving for the future Having children prompts people to address their personal debts Pester power rears its head as children reach 11 to 15 years of age 24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A new study … Read the full press release

Statement by the spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the EU Election Observation Mission to observe the general elections in Kenya

24-1-2013 — /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: “Upon the invitation from the Kenyan government, the High Representative of … Read the full press release

BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation Deepen Collaboration by Signing Binding Agreements

Fuel Cell System, Sports Vehicle, Lightweight Technology and Lithium-air Battery Collaboration to Commence Munich, 24-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) are pursuing their successful strategic long-term cooperation in the field of sustainable mobility today by signing … Read the full press release