Posts Tagged ‘euros’

Scammers offered ‘ghost’ vaccines to EU countries for 12.7 billion euros – anti-fraud body OLAF

Amid a slow vaccine rollout in the European Union, several of the bloc’s member states say they were contacted by middlemen who offered to sell them some 900 million doses of Covid-19 jabs, EU anti-fraud agency OLAF has revealed. The “alleged intermediaries” were asking for a total of 12.7 billion euros for the vaccines which […]

French village inherits 2 million euros from Austrian Jew it housed during WWII

The remote village of Chambon-sur-Lignon in southern France has received an unexpected donation of 2 million euros, a fortune for this small hamlet of 2,500 inhabitants. Austrian Jew Erich Schwam bequeathed his inheritance to the town. The residents of Chambon hid him when he was a child during the Second World War. Schwam died at […]

Tin Tin artwork sells for 2.6m euros at Paris auction

With his trademark quiff and ever-loyal dog Snowy, Tintin has been entertaining audiences since 1929. An intrepid reporter, his exploits have taken him around the world, solving mysteries, spreading good humor, and exuding an aurora of honesty and decency. One of his lesser-known adventures takes him to China for an encounter with the Blue Lotus. […]

Well-heeled: Marie-Antoinette’s silk shoe auctioned for 40,000 euros

A white silk shoe that belonged to Queen Marie-Antoinette was auctioned on Sunday for 43,750 euros, over four times more than it was expected to sell for. The shoe, with a 4.7 cm heel and 22.5 cm in length, would today be roughly a size 36. It was given to Marie-Emilie Leschevin de Prévoisin, a […]

Couple Fined Hundreds Of Euros For Kissing Outside In Italy

Police have fined a couple 400 euros after they were caught kissing each other in public in the Italian city of Milan….violating coronavirus restrictions. The violation took place earlier this month when the couple left their house to go out to a local restaurant. While walking hand in hand, the couple kissed each other and […]

Italian priest gambles away half a million euros, receives treatment for addiction

Don Flavio Gobbo, 48, was given a two-year suspended sentence for embezzlement last week, according to Italian media. The priest from the Venice province had been gambling for some two years, spending money from his parish of San Vito and Modesto. READ MORE: Canadian priest charged for gambling away $400,000 of refugee aid Citing fatigue, the […]

Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency will be convertible to yuan, rubles, liras and euros

     The so-called ‘petro’ digital currency, which was successfully launched by Venezuela last month, will be traded for several global currencies, including the Russian ruble. “Starting March 23, all legal and physical entities will be able to purchase the petro directly… within the next 15 days for convertible currencies: yuan, rubles, Turkish liras and euro,” […]

Italian government to bail out two more banks for 5.2bn euros

Italy’s government is bailing out two banks in the Venice region at a cost of 5.2bn euros (£4.6bn; $5.8bn). The move comes two days after the European Central Bank warned that Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca were failing or likely to fail. The banks’ “good” assets will be taken […]

Iran oil exports to Europe at 0.7mbd

TEHRAN, June 02 (Shana) — Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zanganeh says the country exports close to 700,000 barrels of crude oil to Europe on a daily basis. Speaking in Vienna, Austria, prior to the 169th ordinary meeting of the member states of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Thursday, Zangeneh said Iran […]

Iran Volleyball team edges China in friendly

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran volleyball team defeated China 3-2 (25-18, 23-25, 30-28, 17-25, 15-9) in a friendly match on Sunday. In the match held in Chiba, southeast of Tokyo, Japan, Raul Lozano fielded all the Iranian players to analyze them for the World Olympic Qualification Tournament which will be held in the Japanese capital from […]

Record Number of U.S. Citizens, Green-Card Holders Cut Ties With U.S. in 2015

Record Number of U.S. Citizens, Green-Card Holders Cut Ties With U.S. in 2015 February 7th, 2016 Via: Wall Street Journal: A record 4,279 individuals renounced their U.S. citizenship or long-term residency in 2015, according to data released by the Treasury Department. Last year was […]

Defense Contractors Cite “Benefits” of Escalating Conflicts in the Middle East

Major defense contractors Raytheon, Oshkosh, and Lockheed Martin assured investors at a Credit Suisse conference in West Palm Beach this week that they stand to gain from the escalating conflicts in the Middle East. Lockheed Martin Executive Vice President Bruce Tanner told the conference his company will see “indirect benefits” from the war in Syria, citing the Turkish military’s […]

Defense Contractors Cite “Benefits” of Escalating Conflicts in the Middle East

Major defense contractors Raytheon, Oshkosh, and Lockheed Martin assured investors at a Credit Suisse conference in West Palm Beach this week that they stand to gain from the escalating conflicts in the Middle East. Lockheed Martin Executive Vice President Bruce Tanner told the conference his company will see “indirect benefits” from the war in Syria, citing the Turkish military’s […]

Soluble zeolite breakthrough? CytoDetox hydrolyzed clinoptilolite lab tests at ZERO lead in diluted solution

(NaturalNews) As part of my continued investigation into zeolite composition and zeolite products, I’ve just completed an elemental analysis of a zeolite liquid product […]

Climate Change, Rising Levels of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Global Warming

This article first published in December 2013, documents the failure of the Climate Change COP19  Conference in Warsaw. What prospects for Paris COP21? The sharply increasing scientific indicators of impending disastrous global climate change have failed to motivate the principal developed countries, led by the U.S., to accelerate the lackluster pace of their efforts to […]

Jewish mother flees Israel to give birth in Palestinian-run Bethlehem

By Marianne Azizi The infamous Israeli welfare services – the Revaha – have struck again, but this time with tragic consequences. Brigitte is Hungarian. Her family immigrated to Israel when she was just 15 years old. She has worked with children for most of her adult life. But as many Israelis know, if you have been […]

Organic bromine compounds—another threat to the ozone layer

“Increased demand for food, driven by population growth and dietary change, along with the degradation of natural resources and climate change, render the challenge of achieving food security for all substantial.” Source Article from http://phys.org/news/2015-11-bromine-compoundsanother-threat-ozone-layer.html 00 Hits: 0

Euro’s Future—When Will Rioting Start?

Bob PisaniCNBC Monday, September 5, 2011 On the future of the euro, and when the serious rioting might start. I read dozens of articles and analyst reports each week; the most interesting piece I saw this week was an interview in the German newsmagazine Spiegel with economic historian Hans-Joachim Voth. Voth has examined the history of 28 […]

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