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Ten songs about print journalism

Ten songs about print journalism

Jimmy Brown the newsboy Once upon a time, being a newspaperman (or woman) was something to stand up and shout about. Journalism was a noble occupation.

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16/12/2010 at 14:43Share the vibe

Statewatch launches free access to civil-liberties websites

Statewatch launches free access to civil-liberties websites

Statewatch has now made access to its two websites on specialist civil liberties subjects totally free. These two online resources are a unique record of the struggle for civil liberties in Europe over the past 20 years, and provide an essential resource for students, journalists, academics, lawyers and community activists. […]

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16/12/2010 at 13:24Life&Liberty

How do you surrender to a drone?

How do you surrender to a drone?

How do you surrender to a machine, especially if it is one that has been programmed by name, face or other details to kill before you’re even aware of its presence?

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29/10/2010 at 21:00Control Culture Life&Liberty

Paying tribute to the fallen – on two wheels

Paying tribute to the fallen – on two wheels

On Saturday 2nd October I rode to the wall. Not Hadrian’s Wall, nor even Pink Floyd’s. But the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas,

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13/10/2010 at 16:51Auto Life&Liberty

BBC Electric Ride – 4000 mile electric tour Europe

BBC Electric Ride – 4000 mile electric tour Europe

BBC Electric Ride – 4000 miles round Europe in an electric car in June 2010.

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02/06/2010 at 19:08Auto Climate EU_Energy Travel

The bullet-point theory of legislation and baking a cake

The bullet-point theory of legislation and baking a cake

Tales from a Brussels bar “Honestly, what is wrong with the EU constitution, apart from the thousand pages of it?” It seemed I’d walked straight into a distinctly heavy conversation. Ordering a beer to fortify myself, I sought out a comfy seat. It was Maj talking, of course. “A real […]

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31/05/2010 at 02:26Life&Liberty Tales - Brussels bar

A new EU citizens’ house in Brussels?

A new EU citizens’ house in Brussels?

Among all the prestigious buildings in Brussels, and the MEPs, the functionaries, the journalists and the lobbyists, European citizens should have their own space.

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22/04/2010 at 12:41EU EU_Business Life&Liberty

The ‘ffff’ sound and judging character

The ‘ffff’ sound and judging character

Tales from a Brussels bar Tam the barman suddenly exclaimed “ffff” – that was what started it. He was under pressure –

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28/03/2010 at 22:50Life&Liberty Tales - Brussels bar

Importance of protecting cultural diversity

Importance of protecting cultural diversity

Tales from a Brussels bar An interesting topic came up on Monday evening last week. Outside temperatures had risen by at least eight degrees in the previous two days, and Brussels was showing the first welcome signs of spring. 

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16/03/2010 at 17:05EU Life&Liberty Tales - Brussels bar

EU launches anonymous online whistleblower system

EU launches anonymous online whistleblower system

The EU’s anti-fraud office (OLAF) has launched an anonymous online fraud tip-off system for citizens who wish to report evidence of official corruption.

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10/03/2010 at 22:44EU Life&Liberty