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Oops – British leader Cameron forgot his daughter in a pub
Monday, 11 June 2012
This is a no joke story – it can be stressful to be the father of young children and then Prime Minister of Great Britain at once.

British economy fell deeper in recession than previously thought

Thursday, 24 May 2012
The simple maxim that radical austerity with little window to spur economic stimulus is a no brainer can be seen glaringly clear in the UK.

Credit rating of Scores of Spanish banks Downgraded by Moody’s ushering more pain to the ailing euro-zone economies

Thursday, 17 May 2012
Moody’s Investors Service downgraded 16 of Spain’s leading lenders including Banco Santander SA (SAN) and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA), Spain’s biggest banks, cut three levels blamed on recession in the country and mounting loan losses. Santander’s U.K. - based subsidiary also was cut.

Could Greece leave the Euro – could it be better for the country and the Eurozone?

Monday, 14 May 2012
If Greece does not respect the rules for the euro area, it is perhaps better that the country leaves the euro. This applies to all clubs and all organizations – this what is being openly said about Greece at the moment as the country struggles both internally and externally to stand.

More youth unemployed people in Europe

Wednesday, 02 May 2012
Unemployment in the euro area amounted to 10.9 percent in March, up from unrevised 10.8 percent the previous month, figures from Eurostat show.

Germany enjoys lowest unemployment while Spain basks in the highest joblessness - why?

Tuesday, 17 April 2012
Germany and Spain are a huge contrast when it comes to harder workers in Europe. Germany enjoys the lowest unemployment in recent years while don’t know what to do with all the unemployed people it has.

UK missed recession by a whisker

Thursday, 05 April 2012
The U.K. economy narrowly avoided falling back into recession in the first quarter of 2012, an independent economic research group said Thursday.

UK house prices leaped on the expiration deadlines for tax breaks

Wednesday, 04 April 2012
U.K. house prices jumped in March as first-time buyers rushed to take advantage of a tax break that expired at the end of the month, mortgage lender Halifax said Wednesday.

Alico Dangote, one of Africa's leading entrepreneurs to list company on the London  Stock Exchange
Monday, 02 April 2012

An example of small government in the UK - Email and web use in the UK to be monitored according to new laws
Sunday, 01 April 2012
The British government will be able to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of everyone in the UK under new legislation set to be announced soon.

Healthcare cost in the England goes up as NHS prescription fee rise.

 Sunday, 01 April 2012
The healthcare cost in England is to increase by 0.25pound to 7.65 as Health Minister, Simon Burns outlined earlier. For those who are exempted however, it will mean that 90 percent of prescription items will be dispensed free.

Desperate Britain back in recession
Thursday, 29 March 2012
The UK economy will contract in the first three months of 2012, taking the country back into recession, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

How politician and governments make policies

Monday, 26 March 2012
The British economy has stagnated and the Prime minister, Cameron has deviated from many previous pre-election promises. Then it emerge that his party collects lots of money from very wealth people to give them access to him and to enable them influence government policy. This has given us a thought and we have asked the question - how do governments democratically make policies?

French Finance Minister Raises Growth Forecasts

Friday, 23 March 2012
French Finance Minister Francois Baroin Thursday raised the government's 2012 growth forecast after national statistics bureau Insee updated its forecasts, indicating France will avoid recession.

Eurozone economy is stabilising - ECB's Draghi

Thursday, 22 March 2012
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi believes the "worst is over" in the euro-zone debt crisis, German daily Bild Zeitung reported on its website Wednesday.

Unexpected slowdown in the global industrial activities as PMI fall

Thursday, 22 March 2012
Preliminary purchasing managers' index for March shows unexpected declines in industrial operation in China and the EMU. The Chinese index fell for the fifth consecutive month as the in France and Germany which in these cases was steep.

Higher tax for foreigners in Switzerland

Tuesday, 06 March 2012
Switzerland has taken a step towards higher taxes for wealthy foreigners living in the country.

Record-low unemployment in Germany – We admire the Germans

Tuesday, 03 January 2012
Unemployment in Germany has fallen to a record level. According to statistics published today, the unemployment rate in Europe’s biggest economy last year recorded the lowest level in 20 years.

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