Monthly Archives: October 2012

Reading suggestion #6: Nordics the most engaged in culture

Last week EU Observer started a new thematic series: Focus on Culture in Europe. Today Philip Ebels analyses expenditure statistics in Europe. From his article: “Compared to people from other parts of Europe, Scandinavians are the most inclined to spend … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #5: The Nobel Prize debate

Last Friday the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2012 is to be awarded to the European Union. The reasoning: the EU and its forerunner have for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #4: The debate on Swedish snus continues

Previous post on the possible EU ban on Swedish snus on this blog: Is the EU moving against Swedish ‘snus’? by Amelie Edgren, Stina Haglund and Lina Olsson Recent articles in the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet (in Swedish): 5 Sept. 2012: … Continue reading

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