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  • Smoke and mirrors – tourism and the Olympics
    July 23, 2012, by Mark Thomas

    May 26 2012 was just another sporting Saturday in London; a football play off with 60 000 spectators in attendance at Wembley Stadium, 80 000 Rugby followers watching a Rugby […]

  • Drop in suspected fraud against EU funds
    July 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Fraud affecting the EU budget fell by 35 per cent in 2011, according to the European Commission’s annual report on the “Protection of the EU’s Financial Interests”. In cohesion policy, […]

  • The ins and outs of the EU banking pact
    July 19, 2012, by Adela Zabrazna for The Prague Post

    Since its introduction in May by European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, the concept of an EU-wide banking union remains a hotly debated topic. This latest step toward European integration […]

  • EC welcomes OECD report showing revival of tourism industry
    July 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    International tourism arrivals have returned rapidly to steady growth, showing tourism’s resilience to the effects of the global economic and financial crisis, according to a new OECD report. “OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2012 ...

  • IMF: Euro zone crisis at ‘critical stage’
    July 19, 2012, by VOANews

    The International Monetary Fund says the eurozone’s debt crisis has reached a “critical stage,” and that European leaders need to move quickly toward greater financial unity. The IMF’s executive board […]

  • IMF: Global economic growth slowing
    July 17, 2012, by VOANews

    The International Monetary Fund says global economic growth is slowing as debt problems continue in Europe, and expansion is less than expected in major emerging economies. IMF experts say the global economy […]