The source of this stunner is a document seen be Reuters, which describes how the EU is looking for ways to "wean" the 28-country bloc from its heavy reliance on bank financing and find other means of funding small companies, infrastructure projects and other investment. So as Europe finally admits that the ECB has failed to unclog its broken monetary pipelines for the past five years - something we highlight every month (most recently in No Waking From Draghi's Monetary Nightmare: Eurozone Credit Creation Tumbles To New All Time Low), the commissions report finally admits that "the economic and financial crisis has impaired the ability of the financial sector to channel funds to the real economy, in particular long-term investment."
When, as expected, the bill is signed by the king, Belgium will become the first country in the world to remove any age limit on the practice.
Belgium votes to legalize euthanasia for children despite protests from 160 doctors ~ link ~ Belgium yesterday became the first country in the world to legalise euthanasia for children of any age.
Youngsters will now be able to request that their doctors kill them by lethal injection if they become terminally ill – even though they are still considered insufficiently mature to buy alcohol, cigarettes, vote, marry or drive a car.
Italian PM Enrico Letta to tender resignation on Friday ~ link ~ Party leader Matteo Renzi had earlier called for a change of government at a party meeting, saying the country could not go on in "uncertainty". Speculation has been rife that Mr Renzi wants to take over as prime minister.
Plagued by uncertainty, Italy set for its third government in a year ~ link ~ The "economic slump" is a Global Depression and those really in power in Italy/EU/world are the Global Banking Cartel families and we are in a depression because they desire it for strategic (NWO) reasons! Stirling
His decision to resign, which will be formally announced on Friday, came after the Democratic Party (PD), the largest party in the ruling coalition, supported a call by Mr Renzi, its 39-year-old leader, for a more ambitious government to pull Italy out of its economic slump.
Mr Putin, meeting Field Marshal Sisi in Moscow to discuss an arms deal, said he was "aware" of his decision to run.
The remarkable power of the placebo ~ link ~ Actually the 'power of the placebo' really takes us to the true nature of things...Quantum Physics. Stirling