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What Is The European Convention On Human Rights?

What Is The European Convention On Human Rights?:

Public consultation on summertime arrangements

Public consultation on summertime arrangements:

So far over a million citizens took part in the EU’s public consultation on summertime arrangement.

If you haven’t already, please voice your opinion here: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/2018-summertime-arrangements

I just would like to add that “wintertime” is actually “standard time” and “summer time” is in reality “daylight saving time”. So if you, like the majority of people, have a hard time getting up in the morning, you want to keep wintertime.

Personally I am for abolishing the “daylight saving time” change, but more important to me is that we change our behaviour towards the workplace. A lot of modern jobs don’t actually require people to be on the job at a certain time, let me come in when they want to. That way we would not only accommodate both early birds and night owls, but also mitigate rush hour traffic jams. 

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p.s. CGP Grey made an informative video about the subject, he is concentrating his argument around the US, but the same is true for the EU:

Ex-Trump strategist Bannon targets Britain in anti-EU campaign

Ex-Trump strategist Bannon targets Britain in anti-EU campaign:

After the BuzzFeed scoop that Bannon has been in touch with Boris Johnson, it’s now been revealed he’s talking to Gove and Rees-Mogg too.

Source: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lesterfeder/boris-johnson-steve-bannon

Total lunar eclipse on July 27: What you need to know

Total lunar eclipse on July 27: What you need to know

Baveno – 20 years of the Copernicus Programme (pdf 271 KB)

Baveno – 20 years of the Copernicus Programme (pdf 271 KB)

The European economy since the start of the millennium

The European economy since the start of the millennium:

This digital publication The European economy since the start of the millennium — a statistical portraitaims to show how main features of the economy of the European Union and its Member States have evolved since 2000 through a large range of statistical data giving both a micro- and a macro-economic perspective.

Also available as PDF (en) for download:
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/digpub/european_economy/images/pdf/European-Economy-DigitalPublication-2018_en.pdf

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Two giant engineering projects will alter the European landscape

Two giant engineering projects will alter the European landscape:

WHEN the Berlin Wall fell, Europe began repairing its sundered east-west
transport networks. A revived Paris-Moscow train heralded the new era.
Berlin’s cathedral-like main station, opened in 2006, became the
continent’s new hub. But old north-south bottlenecks are back in the
spotlight. Of the nine “Core Network Corridors” currently earmarked for
EU investment, six are more vertical than horizontal. The centrepiece of
this strategy is the “Scandinavian-Mediterranean corridor” from Sweden
and Finland, through Denmark, Germany, Austria and Italy to Malta in the
south. This programme—jointly funded by the EU and member
states—includes railway electrification, port modernisation and the two
largest engineering projects on the continent.