You Are Here: Home » Region » Europe

London Tube Workers Plan 5 Days Strike

London, 17 Abr (Prensa Latina) London Tube workers are due to stage a 5 days strike, because almost one thousand workers will loose their jobs. Commuters in London face a further period of heightened transport misery after tube workers announced five days of strikes. Members of the RMT union will strike for 48 hours from the evening of Monday 28 April and again for 72 hours from the following Monday, 5 May. ...

Read more

Snowden Questions Putin on Mass Surveillance

Edward Snowden was a surprise questioner today at a televised call-in show hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin spent much of the broadcast fielding questions on the crisis in Ukraine. But Snowden asked Putin if Russia is engaged in the same mass surveillance practices that Snowden exposed in the United States. Edward Snowden: "Now, I’ve seen little public discussion of Russia’s own involvement ...

Read more

The Fire Power of the Financial Lobby

A Survey of the Size of the Financial Lobby at the EU level Published by Corporate Europe Observatory(CEO), The Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour (Arbeiterkammer) and The Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB) - April 2014. "Despite this manifest presence of “the financial lobby”, until now there has been no comprehensive survey of its size and power in the EU. This report is intended to fill that void." "E ...

Read more

Stay human, the Reading Movie

Review: Stay human, the Reading Movie - a historical document of a crime against humanity This work diverges from any known genre explored so far including documentary, fiction, docufiction, and theatre lecturing. ‘Stay Human’ is a pioneer piece of work in a new film genre: the ‘Reading Movie’. ‘Stay Human – The Reading Movie’ features the reading of the book 'Gaza - Restiamo Umani' (‘Gaza - Stay Human’) in ...

Read more

Team Scotland”: Salmond Calls on Labour Voters to Back Independence

London, 12 Abr (Prensa Latina) Alex Salmond has appealed to Scotland''s voters to ignore him and the Scottish National party in the independence referendum, saying a yes vote would not be a vote for him and could even lead to a Labour government being elected to power in Edinburgh. The first minister said he would lead a cross-party "Team Scotland" to start separation talks with the UK government within 12 ...

Read more

Italy: path of spiritual inspiration for modern times

  This new initiative consists of a walking trail starting from Grotte Santo Stefano to the recently inaugurated Park of Study and Reflection, Attigliano, and leads pilgrims through the beauties of Italy's natural scenery in its rolling countryside following a historical trail of inspiration and regard for what has gone before and what is yet to come! The walk, taken as a pilgrimage towards a sacred sp ...

Read more

Peace, disarmament, active nonviolence. Interview with Alex Zanotelli

www.shekina.it Alex Zanotelli is an Italian priest and a Comboni missionary, the founder of several movements that promote peace and justice in solidarity. He is also one of the promoters of the Arena of Peace and Disarmament which will take place on April 25 in Verona and which will bring together the entire peace and nonviolence movement, both secular and religious, and those promoting solidarity and volu ...

Read more

First major conference to discuss Unconditional Basic Income at the European Union

Unconditional Basic Income Europe is happy to invite you to its first major conference in Brussels, on April 10th 2014. Press release of Unconditional Basic Income Europe Organisation Politicians and major European organisations working in the fields of health, poverty, democracy, education and the environment will discuss the potential benefits of unconditional basic income at the European Economic and Soc ...

Read more

UK: Migrant Domestic Workers Face Serious Abuse

Migrant domestic workers accompanying their employers to the United Kingdom [2] are being subjected to serious abuses including forced labor, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The UK government is doing far too little to protect vulnerable workers, and recent changes to UK immigration rules make it harder for workers to flee abuse, the report found. “It’s scandalous that in modern Britain ...

Read more

Spanish Organizations Denounce Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement

Madrid, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) Spanish social and union organizations condemned today trade negotiations between the European Union and the United States to sign the Transatlantic Free Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). A letter presented at the head office of the European Commission in Spain expressed concern about generalized cut of people's fundamental rights and unprecedented influence on large co ...

Read more

Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.

Scroll to top