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· October, 2011

Stories about Western Europe from October, 2011

16 October 2011

Greece: “Hunger is coming” Blog Action Day 2011

Food Around the World on Blog Action Day 2011

Every year since 2007, Blog Action Day has united bloggers from around the world in talking about one global issue. Collectively, the thousands of bloggers participating have an audience of...

Whose Language? The Royal Spanish Academy and Copyright

Can a language used by millions of people be copyrighted and be the property of an institution? This and other questions are circulating online following the news that the Spanish...

13 October 2011

Portugal: Democracy Takes to the Streets on October 15

In Portugal, on the global action day scheduled for October 15, 'democracy will take to the streets' in a protest for 'participatory democracy, transparency in policy and the end of...

7 October 2011

Ada Lovelace Day: Inspirational Women in Action

Technology for Transparency Network

Ada Lovelace Day aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths by encouraging people around the world to talk about the women whose work they...

1 October 2011

Global Voices Podcast 4: Together We Rise

In this edition you’ll hear from blind Greek bloggers of Rising Voices, how Guatemalan citizen journalists are honing their skills for elections, and a preview of what's planned for the...

Morocco: French Made TGV Rail Project Causes Controversy

On Thursday, President Sarkozy of France visited Morocco to oversee the launch of construction work on a new TGV rail link between the cities of Tangier and Casablanca. Moroccan bloggers...

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