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Cadbury Is On Its Way. The Cheese Is Safe

What an awkward title for a post that has to do with chocolate! My Cadbury milk chocolate bar is about to be flown in tomorrow from London Luton to Cluj-Napoca, hence my impatience. I am chocolate person anytime, anywhere. The … Continue reading

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Cluj-Napoca Owns A Bit of Britain: Check The Latest Phone Booth In Town

There’s a new bit of Britain in #Cluj. I was with @emil_boc today to unveil this monument to UK organizations’ work. twitter.com/HMAMartinHarri… — Martin Harris (@HMAMartinHarris) May 26, 2013 “There’s a new bit of Britain in Cluj“, the British Ambassador … Continue reading

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What Makes Switzerland’s Relationship to the EU Unthinkable?

Let’s talk money today… I’ve started my morning coffee with Clive Crook’s article on Bloomberg who predicts that UK’s exit from the EU might happen sooner than expected unless the Union finds a solution to the gripping Eurozone crisis fathoming … Continue reading

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EU Divorce: An Unpractical Affair. From Grexit to Crexit and Yet… Brexit?

The club is so full of it that it may warrant restrictions on newcomers, yet manifests itself surprisingly quite open to early karaoke drop outs. Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, was squeaky clean this week about UK’s … Continue reading

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Horsemeat-Gate (IV): France Blames It on Spanghero. No Reason To Doubt The Good Faith of Romanian Exporters

French meat processing company Spanghero knowingly sold horsemeat labelled as beef, the French government has said. Spanghero’s licence is being suspended while an inquiry continues, Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll said. The firm has denied the allegations, saying it only … Continue reading

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Horsemeat-Gate (III): British Suppliers Under Close Scrutiny Too

Police raided two British meat companies on Tuesday in their first action – jointly with food standards officials – into food fraud and the horsemeat scandal. Officers entered Peter Boddy Licensed Slaughterhouse in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, and Farmbox Meats Ltd … Continue reading

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Horsemeat-Gate (II): No Fraud Committed in Romanian Abattoirs. Horsemeat Was Horsemeat

(Reuters) – Romania’s prime minister said on Monday any fraud over horsemeat sold as beef had not happened in his country and he was angered by suggestions it might have been. The French and British governments have vowed to punish … Continue reading

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Horsemeat-Gate (I): Findus Nordic to Sue France’s Comigel (AFP)

AFP – Frozen food producer Findus Nordic said Sunday it would sue French firm Comigel and its suppliers after horsemeat was found in its beef lasagnes. “This is a breach of contract and fraud,” the head of Findus Nordic, Jari … Continue reading

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