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The latest Official News articles appear below; for past articles, please see the Official News archive.

Information for members of the personnel residing in the Canton of Vaud and who are required to complete the 2005 income tax declaration

CERN has recently been informed that the Swiss Federal tax authorities have still not authorised the Canton of Vaud to modify the taxation rules for members of the personnel residing in the Canton, in particular those of Swiss nationality, following the introduction of the internal taxation system at CERN. >>

Performance appraisal and merit recognition exercise 2007

The 2007 performance appraisal and merit recognition exercise will start in the usual way with annual interviews between staff and their supervisors. >>

FINAL REMINDER - Extension/suppression of allowance for dependent children aged 18 to 25

Members of the personnel with dependent children aged 18 to 25 (or reaching 18 during the 2006/2007 school year), for whom an allowance for dependent children is paid, must provide the School fees service as soon as possible with a: >>

Pension Fund

As announced in the Bulletin during the summer, the Pension Fund has published a complete new version of the Fund's Rules and Regulations incorporating all amendments up to 1 November 2006, following the decisions of the CERN Council. >>

News Articles

Four giant steps for the LHC  
The first LHC sector is fully interconnected  
End of the line to build a circle  
ATLAS: Full power for the toroid magnet  
The grand descent has begun for CMS  
CERN welcomes Korea as an official collaborator  
Hundreds of fridges to cool the heart of ATLAS  
Farewell to a magnetic year at CERN  
W K H Panofsky prize awarded for CP violation  
IEEE prize awarded to CERN PhD student  
Literature in focus: The history of radioactivity  
Discovery Mondays - Simulations: using maths to predict the future  
Events at the Globe of Science and Innovation  
Staff members with 25 years' service at CERN in 2006  

Training and Development

Academic Training: Neutrino Physics, Present and Future  
Academic Training: QCD: are we ready for the LHC  
Technical Training: Places available and full programme  

General Information

Flu Vaccination  
Mail office  
Used batteries - REMINDER  
Nitrogen tank  
Information from IT Department  
External meeting: Geneva University  

Staff Association

Other activities  
Club's news, Cultural activities  
Elections to Staff Council  
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