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Digital copyright service offers free copyright certificates to musicians across the globe

A musicians-centric copyright service offers free copyright certificates to creative artists across the globe, celebrating the launch of its enhanced user experience SPEYER, Germany, 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Regstones.com, a digital copyright service built by musicians and IT experts, has … Read the full press release

Avebe also wins phase 2 of the New Food Challenge

Veendam, The Netherlands, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Avebe also won phase 2 of the New Food Challenge. This means that Avebe will receive about 250,000 euros from the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality for the further development of textured … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the publishing of ANCOM approval for RCS & RDS S.A. to continue to apply a surcharge for certain roaming services provided in the EEA for a renewed period of 12 months

BUCHAREST, Romania, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. announces the publishing of ANCOM approval for RCS & RDS S.A. to continue to apply a surcharge for certain roaming services provided in the EEA for a renewed period of 12 … Read the full press release

The Royal Government of Cambodia and VINCI Airports mark the soft-opening of the full refurbished passenger terminal at Sihanoukville airport

Rueil-Malmaison, France, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To mark the soft-opening of the full refurbished passenger terminal, a ceremony was held today at Sihanoukville airport. Attending the event were the Secretary of State in charge of Civil Aviation, the Under Secretary of … Read the full press release

Heathrow: Parliament unambiguously backed expanding Heathrow ending decades of political debate

415 MPs across political parties united to unequivocally back expanding Heathrow – ending decades of political debate Approval unlocks billions in growth, secures tens of thousands of new skilled jobs and will ensure Heathrow expands sustainably Heathrow will now prepare … Read the full press release

Press conference: Illegal sales of Schengen and Medical Visa Scandal involving Maltese PM’s Office

The press conference will take place tomorrow, 26th of June at 11:30am in the European Parliament room – PHS 0A50 BRUSSELS, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — There is evidence that points to the possibility that up to 88.000 Schengen visas and … Read the full press release

AUDI AG announced the start of the Urban Air Mobility project in Ingolstadt together with partners from the fields of politics and industry

Air-taxi test operation by partners from the fields of politics and industry in the Ingolstadt region Audi CEO Bram Schot: “Vertical mobility saves time for customers and improves air quality” BERLIN/ INGOLSTADT, 21-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi is shaping mobility … Read the full press release

Airbus and the government of Côte d’Ivoire partner to develop Côte d’Ivoire’s aerospace industry

TOULOUSE, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and the government of Côte d’Ivoire signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework of collaboration to support the development of the country’s aerospace industry, which has been identified as strategic for … Read the full press release

Dr. Christina Marrongelli to lead World Congress on Pharmacology & Chemistry of Natural Compounds

Marrongelli selected for her expertise in Botanical Drug Development LONDON, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As a leading expert in her field, Dr. Christina Marrongelli, PharmD has been chosen by the World Congress on Pharmacology & Chemistry of Natural Compounds to … Read the full press release

Sweden presents anniversary funds to celebrate the 100th anniversaries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to promote broad exchange between the countries

STOCKHOLM, 29-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström today presented Sweden’s gift in the form of three anniversary funds the Government intends to set up for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on the occasion of their 100th anniversaries … Read the full press release

European Youth Event (EYE2018) will be held on 1-2 June in Strasbourg

One year ahead of the European elections, young people from all over the EU and beyond will set their priorities for Europe’s future. BRUSSELS, 28-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The third edition of the European Youth Event (EYE2018) will see a record … Read the full press release

SAS to provide analytical software to the Scottish Government

Marlow, UK, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAS, the leader in analytics, is pleased to announce it has reaffirmed its long-term commitment to provide analytical software to the Scottish Government. Across range of different areas, including education, welfare, child protection and social … Read the full press release

Coface: EU accession of Western Balkans likely to happen as it would counterbalance influence of Russia and China in the region

Bois-Colombes, France, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union – Western Balkans Summit will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on the 17th of May 2018. This meeting aims to reaffirm the EU’s commitment towards the Western Balkans gaining EU membership. Coface’s economists … Read the full press release

Switzerland strengthens its presence in Jordan with the inauguration of its new embassy building in Amman

BERN, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Switzerland strengthens its presence in Jordan: On 13 May 2018, Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis inaugurated the new Swiss embassy building in the Jordanian capital Amman. With the new premises the diplomatic and consular sections and international … Read the full press release

Destatis: German local courts report 1,624 business insolvencies in February 2018; 2.8% increase YoY

WIESBADEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In February 2018 German local courts reported 1,624 business insolvencies. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that this was a 2.8% increase compared with February 2017. In February 2018, the largest number of business insolvencies was … Read the full press release

UK Department for International Trade seeks innovative UK businesses for the UK’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is urging innovative UK businesses to seize the opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai. LONDON 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fox announced that the Department for International Trade (DIT) is looking for an innovative, award-winning design concept … Read the full press release

UK Prime Minister announces £15 million to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security capabilities

PM commits up to £15 million on eve of the world’s largest inter-governmental commitment on cyber security cooperation. LONDON, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK Prime Minister will today announce up to £15 million to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson discussed the future of renewables in Europe at the German parliament

On Monday 18 April WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson participated in a lively discussion at the German parliament on the future of renewables in Europe. BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dickson was speaking at the EUFORES (European Forum for Renewable Energy) workshop … Read the full press release

European Union to provide €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across Yemen

GENEVA, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As the crisis in Yemen continues to worsen, the European Union has pledged €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across the country. The announcement was made at the High Level … Read the full press release

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release

University of Warwick commits to a close and active research and teaching alliance with French and Belgian partners despite Brexit

COVENTRY, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick has today signed and launched two major teaching and research collaborations with partner universities and colleges in Paris and Brussels. The initiative, launched today in the University of Warwick’s base in London’s … Read the full press release

UK Gov: Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal marked the official opening of Nucleus

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal today unveiled a commemorative plaque marking the official opening of Nucleus (The Nuclear and Caithness Archives). LONDON, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Princess Royal toured the NDA’s £21 million facility in Wick accompanied by Chief … Read the full press release

UK signs the European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser (XFEL) convention

The UK has today (Monday 19 March) signed the European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser (XFEL) convention in Berlin, Germany. UK signs agreement to work with other countries to create new medical treatments using a powerful laser super-strength laser acts like a microscope … Read the full press release

UK Gov to improve corporate governance framework and ensure the highest standards of behaviour in those who lead and control companies in insolvency

Government plans to improve the UK’s corporate governance framework to ensure the UK remains one of the best places to start and grow a business. Directors selling companies recklessly to face tough new sanctions including fines and disqualification Creditors could have … Read the full press release

DIMDEX 2018: Qatari Ministry of Defense’s company Barzan Holdings and Fincantieri to study possible forms of cooperation

TRIESTE, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During DIMDEX 2018, the most important defense exhibition in the Middle East, now at its 6th edition Fincantieri, one of the world’s top shipbuilding groups, and Barzan Holdings, a company wholly owned by the Qatari Ministry … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Government’s L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service wins the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category in the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s (MSUA) 2018 Mobility Innovation Awards

LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat Government, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications and managed network services to the U.S. government, today announced that its L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service is the winner of the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category … Read the full press release

Swiss FDFA Secretary General Markus Seiler and Director of the Federal Office for Gender Equality Sylvie Durrer at 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

The 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) begins today in New York. This year’s session will focus on achieving gender equality and the economic empowerment of women and girls in rural areas. Switzerland will … Read the full press release

Destatis: Germany export in January 2018 reached 107.1 billion euros; up 8.6% YoY

Exports, January 2018 107.1 billion euros –0.5% on the previous month (calendar and seasonally adjusted) +8.6% on the same month a year earlier Imports, January 2018 89.7 billion euros –0.5% on the previous month (calendar and seasonally adjusted) +6.7% on … Read the full press release

Destatis: labour costs per hour in Germany rose by 2.1% in 2017

Labour costs per hour worked, 4th quarter of 2017 • +0.4% on the previous quarter (seasonally and calendar adjusted) • +1.5% on the same quarter a year earlier (calendar adjusted) WIESBADEN, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In Germany, labour costs per hour worked … Read the full press release

UK Gov: Proposed changes to Clause 11 of the EU Withdrawal Bill on discussion at Joint Ministerial Committee meeting in London

Proposed changes to Clause 11 of the EU Withdrawal Bill have been shared with devolved administrations ahead of a Joint Ministerial Committee meeting. LONDON, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Proposed changes to Clause 11 of the EU Withdrawal Bill to ensure all devolved … Read the full press release