On 5 December 2018, the Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union officially introduced IATE 2 (InterActive Terminology for Europe) at an event in the European Convention Centre, Luxembourg. This huge interinstitutional database has been managed by the Translation Centre on behalf of the European institutions since 2003.
The Twenty-first Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT) (EAMT 2018) will be held in Alacant/Alicante (Alacant in Catalan and Alicante in Castilian Spanish), Spain, from 28 to 30 May. The venue is a centuries-old building in the city centre.
In 2012, the Oxford English Dictionary named “omnishambles” its word of the year. It is a combination of the prefix “omni” meaning “all” and “shambles”, “a state of total disorder”. Accordingly, the OED defines the term as “A situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations.”