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France, Germany push for 'Robin Hood' tax, seen falling short of early goal

France and Germany led a group of countries on Tuesday in pushing for a tax on financial trading although the levy is set to fall far short of what was pledged at the height of the financial crisis and may be pared back further.
Reuters: May 6, 2014

EU Agriculture Ministers informal meeting in Athens

The agricultural diversity and how it will become a competitive advantage will be the only issue to be discussed at the informal meeting of EU Agriculture Ministers
May 6, 2014

Social dividend to be allocated to 265,000 beneficiaries this week

The social dividend will be given to 265,000 beneficiaries who filed an application to the General Secretariat of Public Revenues until April 30 while on Friday it will be given to the 75,000 uniformed personnel.
May 5, 2014

Greek factory activity grows again in April: PMI

Greek factory activity expanded again in April thanks to the first rise in employment in six years and faster increases in output and new orders, a survey showed on Friday.
Reuters: May 2, 2014

Justifying the doomsayers by default

Every time a step is taken to deregulate the market, two things happen: citizens acquire more choices and doomsayers spell disaster.
Paschos Mandravelis: January 7, 2014