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Retiring top eurocrat to get nearly $900K over next three years for doing nothing

Herman Van Rompuy will be entitled to more than pounds 500,000 ($891,000) at the taxpayer’s expense for doing nothing over the next three years after finishing his term as president of the European Council. 476 more words

Economy

Retiring top eurocrat to get nearly $900K over next three years for doing nothing

Herman Van Rompuy will be entitled to more than pounds 500,000 ($891,000) at the taxpayer’s expense for doing nothing over the next three years after finishing his term as president of the European Council. 476 more words

Economy

The second President of the European Council takes office - the library's view

Yesterday, Donald Tusk took over as President of the European Council from Herman van Rompuy, himself the first to hold the post established by the… 277 more words

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"Who do I call if I want to call Europe?” Finally a name and a number to answer Henry Kissinger's question

The much awaited succession ceremony at the EU Council took place yesterday in Brussels. Herman Van Rompuy, leaving President of the EU Council, handed over Europe’s top job to Poland’s Donald Tusk. 613 more words

Policy

What have Van Rompuy achieved and what are the challenges for Tusk?

Donald Tusk will take over the post of the President of the European Council on December 1. How do you perceive the role of the President of the European Council after Herman Van Rompuy’s tenure, what was achieved and on what should the new President concentrate? 887 more words

Politics

Different styles, different approaches?: Tusk vs Van Rompuy

Donald Tusk will take over the post of the President of the European Council on December 1. Comparing Herman Van Rompuy and Tusk, how much do you expect continuity and how much a very different approach? 328 more words

Politics

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ONTHULLING VAN DE WEEK

Ik heb een idee voor een tv-programma.
Meer kan ik er voorlopig niet over kwijt – ze stelen als de raven, meneer – maar dat het een goed idee is, staat vast. 583 more words