All posts in Europe

  • ACTA axing reopens the issue of piracy
    July 16, 2012, by Andrew Greene of The Prague Post

    The European Parliament’s rejection of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was not a surprising decision, but leading politicians and business figures warn the fight against Internet piracy must continue. In […]

  • Hugh and cry over press freedom in Hungary
    July 16, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    The Hungarian government has sent an information pack to British actor Hugh Grant, who recently cited Hungary as an example of the dangers of state control of the media. “We […]

  • IMF talks with Hungary to start on July 17
    July 13, 2012, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    Negotiators from the International Monetary Fund, European Union and European Central Bank are to arrive on Tuesday to begin talks over Hungary’s second multi-billion-euro bailout, a local IMF official has […]

  • View overlooking Greek capital city Athens photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    IMF: Greece missed bailout targets
    July 13, 2012, by VOANews

    The International Monetary Fund says Greece has missed several financial targets it pledged to adopt as it secured its second bailout earlier this year. The IMF did say Greece kept […]

  • Bulgarian caught driving 248km/h on Croatian highway
    July 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A Bulgarian was stopped by police in Croatia after driving at 248km/h on a highway, local media said. In Croatia, speed limits are 110km/h on expressways and 130km/h on freeways. […]