European Council acts on Iran but hopes for progress towards peace big-plus
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Opinion European Council acts on Iran but hopes for progress towards peace

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

EU heads of government have promised “further restrictive measures” against Iran, with additional sanctions aimed at its missile and drone production looking likely. The steps are p ...

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NatCon’s on-off conference halted by Brussels police big-plus
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Opinion NatCon’s on-off conference halted by Brussels police

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

Police in Brussels have moved to shut down a right-wing conference attended by leading British Eurosceptic and former MEP Nigel Farage. The Prime Minister of Hungary, Viktor Orb&aac ...

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How Hungary’s teachers are taking on Viktor Orban big-plus
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Opinion How Hungary’s teachers are taking on Viktor Orban

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

One group that has been caught in the crosshairs of Viktor Orban’s attacks on public education, is Tanítanék [’I Want to Teach’], a grassroots movement of teachers (Photo: Europe ...

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Is the EU policy approach to tobacco control working? big-plus
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Opinion Is the EU policy approach to tobacco control working?

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

65% of smokers in the European Union believe that EU decision makers do not consider the impact to smokers when deciding rules and regulations on tobacco and nicotine-containing pro ...

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EU to blacklist Israeli settlers, after new sanctions on Hamas big-plus
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Opinion EU to blacklist Israeli settlers, after new sanctions on Hamas

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

Israel has intensified its military occupation of the West Bank since the 7 October attack (Photo: Nikolaj Nielsen) EU states are planning to impose for the first time visa-bans and ...

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‘No violence or intimidation’ can block Ukraine’s NATO path big-plus
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Opinion ‘No violence or intimidation’ can block Ukraine’s NATO path

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

Speaking at the NATO Open Door Conference in Helsinki, NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană welcomed Ukraine’s readiness to join NATO and said that “NATO’s door remains open” ...

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EU should use ‘all means’ to end war in Gaza: Belgian minister big-plus
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Opinion EU should use ‘all means’ to end war in Gaza: Belgian minister

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

Belgian development minister Caroline Gennez: “Germany and other member states are calling for a ceasefire, so the logic would be that weapons don’t serve the cause" (Photo: EC — Audiovisual S ...

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Why ‘war’ makes Europeans bury their head in the sand big-plus
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Opinion Why ‘war’ makes Europeans bury their head in the sand

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

When George Orwell returned from Spain in the late 1930s, after having fought in the civil war there, he was deeply shocked by what he had witnessed. Emotionally and intellectually, he drastically ...

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Top twelve German business schools for international students big-plus
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Opinion Top twelve German business schools for international students

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

Studying-in-Germany.org, the world’s largest resource for information on studying in Germany, has recently completed a new study that identifies the top twelve business schools out ...

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Beyond profit: Enforcing human rights in business big-plus
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Opinion Beyond profit: Enforcing human rights in business

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

(Photo: World Bank) Child labour in the Congo to extract cobalt for our smartphones and rainforest degradation in Brazil for soy products ending up in our supermarkets are just two ...

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Authoritarians can lose elections, but should we be less concerned? big-plus
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Opinion Authoritarians can lose elections, but should we be less concerned?

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

This is the story you often hear: In the old days, the military, fascists or communist parties seized power, destroyed democracy and suppressed people’s freedoms. But today it is different: Populis ...

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The trade path to default big-plus
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Opinion The trade path to default

Saturday, 20 April 2024 17:37

Russian aggression in Ukraine, and attacks by pro–Iranian Houthis on Western ships in the Red Sea — these factors have made it difficult for Europeans to deliver and export goods an ...

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