time to reduce deficits

Despite the proselytizing Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister for European Affairs, he found Tuesday in the National Assembly a handful of diehards to say no to European fiscal treaty. Among them, twenty Socialist deputies, while the government hoped to less than fifteen and twelve elected as environmentalists and representatives of thirteen Democratic and Republican Left where the front left seat.

Until the end, these officials have resisted the arguments of the Prime Minister, saying that “since May 6, reorientation of Europe is running.” They did not want to hear that their vote could weaken a president already unpopular.

They fear the austerity and refuse to support a text tag, Europe, the way to return to a balanced budget. They informed the parliament when the CGT organized demonstrations in the major cities of France to protest against the proliferation of social plans.

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The European Commission, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Central Bank (ECB), the “troika” of lenders Portugal, decided to give time the Lisbon government to carry out reforms.

Portugal got its creditors an additional year to reduce its public deficit, it will return to below 3% of GDP in 2015, announced Friday Vitor Gaspar, the Portuguese Minister of Finance. “The new boundaries of the deficit from of GDP in 2013, 4% in 2014 and in 2015,” he said at a press conference to present the findings of the seventh quarterly review reforms to be implemented in exchange for aid from the European Union and International Monetary Fund.

Already eased in September, these goals were far from of GDP this year, in 2014 and 2% in 2015. In 2012, Portugal’s public deficit stood at of GDP, Mr. Gaspar said, pointing out that the European statistical office Eurostat refused to take into account the revenue from the concession of airports Portuguese. Continue reading

Charm, the base and an incredible talent

It is with great pleasure that we discovered “the chaos stars are born,” the new album by Carmen Maria Vega. And we are pleased to share it.

Carmen Maria Vega | © Chloe Jafe

In 2010, you were presenting as “a serious hope of French song.” Carmen Maria Vega has now become a “star”. It is not clear so far whether born of chaos. Continue reading

Last year ‘s output at DC Comics chapters in an episode of Batman Arkham City, to connect once again with the eponymous video game developed by Rocksteady studio , creator of the game already multiplatform Arkham Asylum which had marked the spirits 3 years ago . In the United States , the output of comics that preceded and accompanied by the game here, Urban Comics is offering a “bundle” , that is to say, a package combining comics and the game all- in-one . This is even more relevant than the two media work in mirror contextualizes the comics and gives a lot of background to the reader – player who wants to understand how some of Gotham was all of a sudden turned into open-air prison where villains create territories under their law dominated by violence and bias (it does remind you of anything ? ) . The story then stops and prompts for the handle and slip into the armor of Batman to continue the adventure and defeat the evil goatee who manipulates everyone after putting all these people in line. Continue reading

Individuals shunning PC. So much so that their sales slump in the first quarter 2013. According to two . studies, published by Gartner and IDC offices on April 10, the number of PCs sold worldwide over this period fell below 80 million units. The first time since 2009. This fall marks the fourth consecutive quarter of decline for the sector.

Between million (IDC) and million (according to Gartner) PCs were sold between January and March 2013. A decrease between 11% and 14% compared to last year. Ever, for nearly twenty years, it had been stronger. A phenomenon largely due to the emergence of smartphones and tablets that better respond to the diverse needs of consumers.

Word processing, video player, internet browser, everything is now at hand with these devices, which require little by little in the lives of users. The latter, “change their consumption patterns, focusing on connected devices such as tablets or smartphones at the expense of PCs,” says Mikako Kitagawa, an analyst at Gartner. One reason is the lower cost of these terminals. “There are now shelves quality under two hundred dollars. Suddenly, even in emerging markets where PC penetration is low, people prefer to invest in this type of product,” said Ms. Kitagawa. Continue reading

Le Bourg-Neuf in danger

If the Theatre du Bourg-Neuf as we know it today is due to the actions of Dominique Fataccioli and his team, they have so far never been owners of its walls. Thus in 2010, the ownership changes and does not renew the lease of the theater ended in the month of May. It does not matter just get the place, but resume activity theater built over the years by the team of Bourg-Neuf. Legal action is underway and is revealed to the detriment of Bourg-Neuf time.

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