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News and reports from Europe.

NGOs can secure justice for otherwise voiceless people who die at hands of the State, says Strasbourg Court in groundbreaking judgment

The European Court of Human Rights today found the Romanian government responsible for the death of 18-year old Valentin Câmpeanu in sub-zero temperatures in a psychiatric hospital in 2004. The ruling will have implications for legal systems across Europe as the Court clarified that NGOs could represent people with disabilities who died and where there was no one else to seek justice.

EUROPE’S LEADING PUBLISHERS PRESENT RECOMMENDATIONS TO EU COMMISSIONERS FOR A FULLY WORKABLE DIGITAL COPYRIGHT FRAMEWORK

With the publication of the Commission’s white paper on Copyright due out in July, CEO members of the European Publishers Council (EPC) on 18th June presented to Commissioner Michel Barnier their “Copyright Vision” including specific recommendations that are designed to help realise the full potential of the media and publishing ecosystem to the benefit of creators and every internet user.

CONFECTIONS BY JELLY BELLY MAKES UK DEBUT

For decades American fans have enjoyed the full range of high quality confections made by the Jelly Belly Candy Company, and now they are to be introduced to the UK market.

Institute Hires Jason McDonald as Senior Trading Mentor

The Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management has today announced a significant addition to their global trading operation by hiring former Hedge Fund Manager and Proprietary trader Jason McDonald as a senior Trading Mentor.

British SMEs borrowing 'at lowest level on record'

Optimism in the Small-to-Medium-sized Enterprise sector in the UK is returning, as witnessed by business intelligence gathered by a finance monitor showing a record low in firms seeking credit this year.

Survey shows UK SMEs achieving growth despite barriers

Recent surveys of SMEs by banks and financial firms, including one carried out by national accountants Haines Watts of over 1000 business owners, have highlighted that, despite operating in a difficult economic environment, many UK SMEs are looking to grow.

Aryzta Food Solutions – Smoothie Operator

Aryzta Food Solutions, one of the world’s largest frozen bakery companies launched a new innovative range of beverage solutions from Projuice this month offering its UK customers a total food and drinks package enabling retailers to benefit from the growing smoothie market.

Business Intelligence Company Worldbox expands into Rotterdam

The global Business Information company, Worldbox, has opened a subsidiary in Rotterdam, Holland named Worldbox Benelux BV.

Business Intelligence Company Worldbox opent kantoor Rotterdam

Worldbox, de ”global Business Information company”, heeft deze week in Rotterdam een kantoor geopend onder de naam Worldbox Benelux BV.

FIRST INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS' PARTY CELEBRATING CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND FRIENDSHIP IN LONDON

The ‘First Truly International Students Party’, CELEBRATING cultural diversity and friendship will take place at the Zoo Bar, Leicester Square in London’s West End on Wednesday 30th of April, from 7pm until 3am.

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