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MotoRetroWieze – Belgian retro bike show draws wide audience

MotoRetroWieze – Belgian retro bike show draws wide audience

MotoRetroWieze, one of Belgium’s leading classic and custom bike shows, takes place over two days at the small town of Wieze, just north of Brussels. And if you live this side of the Channel and are trying to keep a vintage or veteran bike running, then attending this bi-annual event […]

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20/02/2015 at 00:25Auto EU_Business Share the vibe Travel

MEPs refer EU/Canada air passenger data (PNR) to EU Court of Justice

MEPs refer EU/Canada air passenger data (PNR) to EU Court of Justice

MEPs in the European Parliament on 25/11/2014 referred the EU/Canada agreement on the exchange of Passenger Name Records (PNR) to the European Court of Justice (ECJ). MEPs have asked that the PNR agreement be given a preliminary check by the Court before the Parliament’s final vote, given the questions over […]

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Back to war in Iraq? Letter to an MP

Back to war in Iraq? Letter to an MP

Back to war in Iraq? Letter to an MP.

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26/09/2014 at 09:48Life&Liberty UK

New EU regulations to boost alternative fuels for vehicles coming into force

New EU regulations to boost alternative fuels for vehicles coming into force

New EU regulations are coming into force on 29th September 2014 to boost the viability of alternative fuels for vehicles across Europe. EU member states will require national action plans to show how they are building refuelling and recharging points (electricity, natural gas and hydrogen).

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25/09/2014 at 22:50Auto Climate EU EU_Energy

On the value of blogging

On the value of blogging

Brussels, 23rd July 2014. I was asked today for a view on the value of bloggers and blogging. But the more I thought about it, the longer my answer became. All too many blogs are viewed by professional journos as written by people who should stick to the day job. […]

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23/07/2014 at 11:09Life&Liberty NUJ

European Business Summit May 2014 – photos

European Business Summit May 2014 – photos

European Business Summit May 2014 – photos

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27/06/2014 at 12:16EU EU_Business EU_Energy

Camino Santiago (The Way)

Camino Santiago (The Way)

I walked the Camino Santiago (Frances) in 2003.

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01/04/2014 at 17:23Share the vibe Travel

Obama in Brussels – contest of ideals won by affirmation, not rejection

Obama in Brussels – contest of ideals won by affirmation, not rejection

Brussels, 27/03/2014. President Barack Obama’s speech last night to assembled dignitaries at Brussels’ Palais des Beaux-Arts was as inspirational as its content was expected. Redolent with references to America and Europe’s recent history, his speech was long on a shared system of beliefs, and how those ideals have influenced 21st […]

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27/03/2014 at 02:01EU Life&Liberty

OxfordJam – bringing the social economy to life – 9-11 April 2014

OxfordJam – bringing the social economy to life – 9-11 April 2014

“Inspiring” … “dynamic” … “energetic” … “absolutely rocks” … “a little bit mental” … “disruptive” … “awesome” … “very cool” … “this will be the mainstream” … all comments from OxfordJam 2013. This year taking place on 9-11 April 2014 at the Old Fire Station, Oxford. A three-day fringe event […]

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24/03/2014 at 18:22Life&Liberty Share the vibe

Short guide to long list of internet’s biggest enemies

Short guide to long list of internet’s biggest enemies

Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) released its annual “Enemies of the Internet” index this week — a ranking intended to track countries that repress online speech, intimidate and arrest bloggers, and conduct surveillance of their citizens. To read the EFF summary – https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/03/short-guide-internets-biggest-enemies To download the full report – RSF Report […]

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22/03/2014 at 11:51Control Culture Life&Liberty nsa