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ACP wants continued strong relations with UK after Brexit.

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Secretary General of the African Caribbean and Pacific Dr Patrick I Gomes says while the grouping is supportive of a strong Europe, it has no desire of neglecting its relationship with the United Kingdom following its decision to leave the EU.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

This business is really, really underwater.

Those "pop-up" restaurants are just so old fashioned. The new craze just may be swim-in. Or dive-down.That's the hope of entrepreneur John Beernaerts, who just opened a new restaurant called "The Pearl" in Brussels, Belgium. Have...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Belgian anti-racism official defends Palestinian he helped convict for hate speech.

, Jews from Belgium's Flemish Region said they lost all confidence' in the country's anti-racism authority over its lawyer's defense of a Palestinian man whom the lawyer helped convict for hate speech over calls to slaughter Jews. The unusual rebuke Thursday by the Forum of Jewish Organization of Flanders came after the ...

- JTA - US

Besigye asks EU to probe Kasese killings.

Dr Besigye made the request in Brussels on Wednesday during a closed-door meeting with Mr Koen Vervaeke, the European External Action Service

- Daily Monitor - UG

Georgia visa waivers to be signed on March 1 – journalist.

An official signing ceremony for Georgia visa liberalization and the visa free suspension mechanism will take place in Brussels on March 1, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak.

- UNIAN - UA

Joksimovic to attend Serbia-EU intergovernmental conference.

Minister without portfolio in charge of EU integration Jadranka Joksimovic will represent Serbia at the 5th EU-Serbia intergovernmental conference. The conference, the first during the Maltese EU presidency, will be held in Brussels on Monday, February 27, the Serbian government announced on Friday.

- B92 - SK

Germany and Italy back Brussels on Brexit.

Support for Barnier on Britain's €60bn exit bill will be blow to Downing Street

- Financial Times - US

Uefa review Dele Alli red card which lead to lengthy Tottenham ban.

The England international's tackle in Europa League draw with Gent described as 'career-ending'.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Olswang confirms shutdown in Brussels, Madrid and Paris ahead of merger.

Olswang has confirmed that its offices in Madrid, Brussels and Paris will close ahead of its merger with CMS Cameron McKenna and Nabarro. The post Olswang confirms shutdown in Brussels, Madrid and Paris ahead of merger appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

- The Lawyer - US

Wembley agony for Spurs.

North London side knocked out of Europa League by Belgian minnows The post Wembley agony for Spurs appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Hungary should set alarm bells ringing in Brussels.

Unless the EU and other European institutions support civil society groups under attack in Hungary, all of Europe will be the poorer.

- EU Observer - EU

Lufthansa Group carriers are offering plenty of new summer holiday destinations

The airlines in the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines – will be an even more attractive option for holidaymakers this s

- eTurboNews - US

Brussels Card again includes public transport option

Brussels Card, the all-in-one Brussels museum pass, is now on offer again with a formula including a public transports option.

- eTurboNews - US

Europa League 2016/17 Round of 16 draw: How to watch live on TV, online and preview

Tottenham will not be in the draw for the last-16 after losing to Belgian club Gent.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Gent foil Spurs, Lyon cruise into last 16

Gent's 2-2 draw at Wembley gave the unfancied Belgians a stunning 3-2 aggregate success.

- Daily Nation - KE

Moyes returns to Goodison Park as Everton look to Lukaku

Belgium striker has been passed fit to take on Sunderland on Saturday The post Moyes returns to Goodison Park as Everton look to Lukaku appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Germany and Italy back Brussels hardliners on Brexit

Support for Barnier on Britain's €60bn exit bill will be blow to Downing Street

- Financial Times - US

Europa League: Tottenham Hotspur knocked out by Gent; Lyon, Roma progress into last 16

Unheralded Gent stunned Tottenham at Wembley as their more illustrious fellow Belgians Anderlecht, Ajax and Lyon also progressed to the Europa League last 16 on Thursday. The post Europa League: Tottenham Hotspur knocked out by Gent; Lyon, Roma progress into last 16 appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Tottenham out of Europa League after Dele Alli sees red in draw with Gent

Tottenham bowed out of the Europa League as they drew 2-2 with Gent and had Dele Alli sent off at Wembley to lose 3-2 on aggregate. Mauricio Pochettino's side, trailing 1-0 after their first-leg defeat in Belgium, made a positive start when Christian Eriksen fired them into an early lead, but were up against it from the ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

10-man Spurs exit Europa League, Lyon in seventh heaven

LONDON, Feb 24 — Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League hopes were crushed by mid-table Belgian side Gent, who booked their spot in the last 16 with a 2-2 draw at Wembley yesterday as the hosts paid the penalty for Dele Alli's first-half red card....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Tottenham Spurs exit Europa League, Lyon in seventh heaven

LONDON - Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League hopes were crushed by mid-table Belgian side Gent, who booked their spot in the last 16 with a 2-2 draw at Wembley on Thursday as the hosts paid the penalty for Dele Alli's first-half red card.

- SBS.com.au - AU

New laser spectroscopy technique to understand atomic and nuclear structure of radioactive atoms

An international collaboration with research groups from five countries – Belgium, Finland, France, Germany and Russia – have applyied high-resolution laser ionization of radioactive atoms in a supersonic gas jet to probe the properties of heavy elements.

- ScienceDaily - US

Dele Alli ill-discipline and Tottenham's Wembley blues threatening to undo progress

The 2-2 draw with Gent highlights ill-discipline and Spurs' continued issue at the home of English football.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

PERK protein opens line of communication between inside and outside of the cell

PERK is known to detect protein folding errors in the cell. Researchers at the Laboratory of Cell Death Research & Therapy at KU Leuven have now revealed a hidden perk: the protein also coordinates the communication between the inside and the outside of the cell. These findings open up new avenues for further research into ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Belgian nuclear plant made 'significant progress' on safety

The International Atomic Energy Agency said on Thursday that the Belgian nuclear plant Doel "had made significant progress" in preparing the plant's long-term operation. The Belgian government in 2015 decided to keep the plant open for an additional 10 years, to the discontent of inhabitants and mayors across the border in ...

- EU Observer - EU

PM proposes Europe should become the bitcoin continent

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat made five proposals today when speaking at the CEPS Ideas Lab conference in Brussels Reconstructing the Union'. His first proposal was that Europe should become the bitcoin continent. The rise of crypto currencies, he said, could be slowed but cannot be stopped. Rather than resist, European ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Khojaly Massacre-not frozen, never forgotten

After touring the world for the past four years, famous exhibition Five Roads Back Home – showcasing the work of renowned German photographer Philipp Rathmer – finally came to Brussels, Belgium on February 22.

- AzerNews - AZ

Brussels and ECB split on Monte dei Paschi plans

Differing views on merits of taxpayer bailouts cast doubt on rescue of ailing bank

- Financial Times - US

Google to help publishers flag toxic online comments

BRUSSELS, Feb 23 — Alphabet Inc's Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched today a new technology to help news organisations and online platforms identify abusive comments on their websites. The technology, called Perspective, will review...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles

BRUSSELS - Alphabet Inc's Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology to help news organisations and online platforms identify abusive comments on their websites.

- BangkokPost - TH

A Month of Islam and Multiculturalism in France: January 2017

"I am not ashamed of what I am. I am a Muslim, that is to say, submissive to Allah who created me and who by his grace has harmoniously shaped me." — Salah Abdeslam, a Belgium-born French national of Moroccan descent and the main suspect in the November

- Hudson New York - US

ECB and Brussels argue over Italian bank, paying for Syria, Rhododendron war

Italian government's efforts to recapitalise Monte dei Paschi di Siena are in limbo

- Financial Times - US

Fin24.com | #Budget2017: Disappointing and even a bit depressing

Inclusive growth, eradication of inequality and other political goals shouldn't come before the effort to progress economically - the price can be too high, says Jaco Leuvennink.

- News24.com - ZA

Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS - Alphabet Inc's Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology to help...

- Townhall.com - US

Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles

BRUSSELS - Alphabet Inc's Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology to help news organizations and online platforms identify abusive comments on their websites.

- Reuters - US

Belgian authorities arrest man over several hoax bomb alerts

BRUSSELS — Belgian authorities say they have arrested a man over several hoax bomb calls that sparked major security alerts and the...

- Townhall.com - US

Brussels urges common stand on Polish court move

Escalation of dispute with Warsaw risks becoming lightning rod for Eurosceptics

- Financial Times - US

Brussels and ECB split on Monte dei Paschi plans

Differing views on merits of taxpayer bailouts cast doubt on rescue of troubled bank

- Financial Times - US

France leads EU on duty of care requirements for multinationals

After four years of debate, France has finally adopted a law on multinational companies' duty of care. This paves the way for similar laws in Belgium and Spain, although the project is stalled at European level. EURACTIV France reports.

- EurActive - UK

Made in Asia will take place in Brussels Expo

From March 3rd until March 5th 2017, Made in Asia will take place in Brussels Expo, it is the biggest event in the Benelux dedicated to the Asian pop and manga culture.

- eTurboNews - US

Brexit high on agenda in Dublin and Brussels

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is in Brussels today for a series of Brexit meetings, while a cross-party committee of British MPs is in Dublin.

- RTE - IE

NASA discovers 3 planets that could support life

NASA and the University of Liege in Belgium have discovered three exoplanets that could support life.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Brussels and ECB split over Monte dei Paschi plans

Differing views on merits of taxpayer bailouts cast doubt on rescue of troubled bank

- Financial Times - US

Of nationalism

I refer to the editorial, 'Dawn of the new Nationalist' . I am intrigued as to how this newspaper could possibly call the present-day PN a new Nationalist party'. A truly Nationalist party would, above all else, secure our borders against illegal immigration and insist on deporting all economic migrants back to their ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Brexit high on the agenda in Dublin and Brussels

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny is in Brussels today for a series of Brexit meetings, while a cross-party committee of British MPs is in Dublin

- RTE - IE

Pochettino knows from kick-off if Spurs will struggle

The north London side face Gent in the Europa League at Wembley on Thursday.

- Daily Nation - KE

7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star

For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star - and these new worlds could hold life, NASA and a Belgian-led research team announced Wednesday.         

- USA TODAY - US

Khojaly commemorative rally due in Brussels

- Today.Az - AZ

European Semester 2017: Winter Package explained

Commission - Fact Sheet European Brussels, 22 February 2017 What does today's package include? Today, the Commission publishes: 27 Country Reports , including the In-Depth Reviews for 13 countries identified in the Alert Mechanism Report of...

- EU - EU

Pochettino asks for more time to turn Spurs into winners

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has asked Spurs fans impatient for a first trophy since 2008 to grant him more time to deliver silverware. Pochettino has improved the north Londoners since taking charge in 2014 but, despite rivalling Leicester for the Premier League last term, is yet to deliver honours. Spurs must ...

- City AM - UK

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