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EU 20 years of Single Market – Single Market through the eyes of the people

In October 2012 EU is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Single Market which was always one of the most important contributing pillars of the European integration. It is a good occasion to think about the past and future of the Single Market and about why and how we can or can not use yet … Continue reading

EU Single Market anomalies – Salami Ungherese made in Trento Italy

Just an example from the EU food and consumers goods market: I am living in the former „Eastern Block” in Hungary but travelling quite a lot across Europe. So I can have a quite clear overview about what is going on and available here and there. The market and the market powers are extremely unbalanced. … Continue reading

EuroGames 2012 Budapest – Out Proud and Loud!

On behalf of the European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBT Rights, EP members Ulrike Lunacek and Kinga Goncz delivered a clear message to the LGBT communities in their speeches on the EuroGames 2012 Budapest opening ceremony. President Lunacek stressed in her encouraging speech: “Come out, out of the crowd and out of the closet. Out, proud … Continue reading

Hungarian President Schmitt resigned today

Due to the high public society, civil and wide spectrum political pressure Pal Schmitt President of Hungary resigned from his mandate today in speech to the Hungarian Parliament. The known plagiarism scandal regarding his doctoral dissertation deeply shocked the Hungarian society. Schmitt’s today’s quick decision to step down was a bit surprising but well expected … Continue reading

“Misery and Distress” – Thoughts by a Hungarian: European Parlament Civil Liberties Committee debates on Hungary’s controversial laws

Interesting debate developed out yesterday in the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee about the concerns regarding the recently applied new Hungarian fundamental and cardinal laws. Really elevating to feel how strongly and sensitively our plural democratic Europe and its institutions guardianning and sentinelling the Grail of our European democracy, equality and freedom which are the … Continue reading

The radioactive Iodine-131 leaked for months from an isotope factory at Csilleberc, Hungary

Director of isotope factory at Csillebérc (12th district of Budapest, Hungary, Budai forests, nature reserve area) reported and confessed that Iodine-131 isotope leaked for months and escaped to the open air in higher amounts than allowed, from the chimney of the Csillebérc factory. Beginning this year they recognised the escaping Iodine-131 but vainly the factory replaced … Continue reading

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