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  • proper n. A female given name.


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  • The magic-veil scene follows with its fascinating dance tempos, and leads with its graceful measures up to the passionate love-scene between Merlin and Viviane, which is harshly broken in upon by the clash of arms between Modred and his perfidious companions and the faithful friends of Arthur.

    The Standard Operas (12th edition) Their Plots, Their Music, and Their Composers

  • - Viviane Reding, EU information society commissioner

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Viviane Reding , EU commissioner for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship, has introduced her own version of a right to be forgotten.

    Plastic Surgeon Figures in Google Face-Off in Spain

  • There is broad agreement over the reform package, authored by EU Telecoms Commissioner Viviane Reding, but a last-minute standoff between member countries and parliament has put back final adoption to May at the earliest.

    p2pnet World Headlines – April 22, 2009

  • Giving people control over Spy Chips p2pnet news view Politics | Freedom: - A Q&A designed to warn people against possible risks attached to RFID tags, sometimes called spy chips, was issued today by EU Commissioner for Information Society Viviane Reding.

    Giving people control over Spy Chips

  • The plan, to be offered Tuesday by Viviane Reding, the European telecommunications and media commissioner, and Meglena Kuneva, the consumer affairs commissioner of the bloc, would allow consumers to shop online for media from any retailer in the 27-nation European Union.

    p2pnet World Headlines – May 5, 2009

  • It prompted Viviane Reding, the EU's justice commissioner, to liken the French expulsions to Nazi deportations during the second world war, an accusation France furiously rejected.

    French official may face racial hatred charge over Roma memo

  • "France is not applying European law as it should," said Viviane Reding, the commissioner for justice and fundamental rights who sparked one of the worst rows in the EU for years this month by calling French treatment of Roma immigrants from Romania "a disgrace" and "appalling", reminiscent of the persecution they suffered in Vichy France during the war.

    Roma ultimatum given to France by EU: allow free movement or face court

  • In an emotional speech earlier this month, the EU justice commissioner, Viviane Reding, called France's handling of the issue "disgraceful", and urged the bloc to force France to stop the expulsions.

    Roma expulsions: EU to start legal action against France

  • Viviane Reding, the European Union's Justice Commissioner, has spent months expressing concern that women occupy just 12% of the seats on the boards of large European companies.

    What Women Want


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