Daily Archives: 28, January 2013

Rise of online shopping drives new jobs at Tesco.com

28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The popularity of online grocery shopping is today delivering a fresh boost for jobs as Tesco.com opens a new dotcom store at Crawley, near Gatwick in West Sussex, creating 700 jobs. The Crawley facility follows the high-tech model launched … Read the full press release

Professor Patrick Aebischer joins Foundation Board, World Economic Forum

Patrick Aebischer joins World Economic Forum’s Foundation Board Foundation Board serves as guardian to World Economic Forum’s missions and values  The theme of the 43rd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is Resilient Dynamism. For more information, visit http://wef.ch/Davos Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ … Read the full press release


28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Lloyds Banking Group is to commit a further £1 million to the Bank of Scotland Foundation, doubling the money available to help support charities across Scotland. The charitable foundation, which was set up two years ago, already … Read the full press release


A livello mondiale Enel è una delle aziende del settore elettrico con le migliori politiche per la responsabilità sociale Roma, 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Enel ottiene il Sustainability Distinction, riconoscimento frutto dell’analisi condotta dalla RobecoSAM sulle politiche per la sostenibilità nell’ambito … Read the full press release

Bravo to EU’s young translators

Brussels, 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The names of the 27 winners of the European Commission’s annual EU Young Translator Juvenes Translatores contest for secondary school pupils are published today (28 January, list of winning pupils/schools below). More than 3 000 pupils from … Read the full press release

Siemens off to solid start in fiscal 2013

Revenue slightly above prior-year level Book-to-bill ratio again above 1 Total Sectors profit up four percent No economic tailwinds expected in fiscal 2013 Munich, Germany, 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Siemens is starting fiscal 2013 with solid figures. Compared to the same period … Read the full press release

Sharpening our tools against violent extremism

Brussels, 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — How to sharpen Europe’s tools to prevent violent extremism? A High Level Conference in Brussels on 29 January 2013 aims to give the answers to these questions, based on the work carried out by experts and practitioners in … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole S.A. launches the sale of 5.2% of Bankinter’s share capital

Paris, 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Crédit Agricole S.A., which currently holds 85,146,775 shares amounting to approximately 15.1% of Bankinter’s share capital, has launched the process to sell a portion of this stake. The sale offer relates to 29,300,000 shares, representing approximately 5.2% of … Read the full press release

EU: Mr Cameron, take it or leave it!

Statement by the EESC President Staffan Nilsson in reaction to the UK Prime Minister’s speech on Europe 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At a time when the European Union needs to strengthen the cooperation between its Member States more than ever before, … Read the full press release

GDF SUEZ développe ses activités d’efficacité énergétique en Malaisie

28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — GDF SUEZ va contribuer au développement durable de Cyberjaya, première cyber-cité de Malaisie, grâce à l’exploitation d’un réseau de froid urbain avec son partenaire local Cyberview Sdn Bhd. Par le biais de sa filiale Cofely, GDF SUEZ mettra … Read the full press release

Ireland: Commission completes eighth Programme review

Brussels, 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has completed its eighth review of the EU-IMF financial assistance programme for Ireland and has published the technical report by the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN) which assesses programme implementation by … Read the full press release

S&P affirms Generali rating at A

Trieste, 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Standard & Poor’s, the rating agency, affirmed Generali rating at A, removing it from CreditWatch negative. The outlook is Negative. The rating is “two notches above the long-term rating on the Republic of Italy” thanks … Read the full press release

BAE Systems delivers more AWD blocks

A further two Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) blocks manufactured by BAE Systems have been shipped to Adelaide making the total number of blocks delivered nine since the first block was delivered in August 2011. With this shipment, BAE Systems has … Read the full press release

Speech: Never forget: Remembering the victims, learning from the past, continuing the legacy

Viviane Reding — European Commission Vice-President responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Holocaust Remembrance Day Brussels,28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Monsieur le Président du Conseil Constitutionnel, Dear Mrs Pollak-Kinsky, Ladies and Gentlemen, We are here today to remember. We are here today … Read the full press release

European Medicines Agency to review third- and fourth-generation combined oral contraceptives

Review to determine whether changes to authorisation are necessary 28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Medicines Agency has been asked by France to review third- and fourth-generation combined oral contraceptives to determine whether there is a need to restrict the use … Read the full press release

EIB and Bankinter sign SME and midcap financing agreement

28-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 200 million agreement with Bankinter to finance the investment projects – especially innovation projects – of SME and midcap companies (with up to 3 000 employees) in the industrial … Read the full press release