Politics

Mafia eye health, recovery projects in virus-hit Italy

Mafia eye health, recovery projects in virus-hit Italy


In coronavirus-hit Italy, mafia groups are eyeing the health sector and EU-funded infrastructure projects as their next big money spinner ...
Alarming backsliding in press and media freedom in Europe

Alarming backsliding in press and media freedom in Europe


We all were shocked seeing the blank TV screens and blank front pages of newspapers in Poland last week, in protest against the governmen ...
Commission wants to ‘explore options’ for India trade, investment

Commission wants to ‘explore options’ for India trade, investment


The European Commission said on Thursday (18 February) that it wants to “explore options” for expanding the EU’s trade and investment wit ...
Mario Draghi Takes on the Italian Job

Mario Draghi Takes on the Italian Job


A political crisis was the last thing Italy needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet a personal conflict between the leader of Italia Viva, Matteo ...
Will Brexit Break Up the British Union?

Will Brexit Break Up the British Union?


Among the consequences of Boris Johnson’s greatest accomplishment, Brexit, the question looms of the possible imminent fracturing of the union of n ...
Is the Turkish Government on the Attack or the Defensive?

Is the Turkish Government on the Attack or the Defensive?


Since January 4, Istanbul’s prestigious and politically liberal Bogazici University has been gripped by student unrest. The protests were initially ...
Mario Draghi Takes on the Italian Job

Mario Draghi Takes on the Italian Job


A political crisis was the last thing Italy needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet a personal conflict between the leader of Italia Viva, Matteo ...
Suspect in Daphne Caruana’s murder pleads guilty

Suspect in Daphne Caruana’s murder pleads guilty


One of three men accused of the 2017 assassination of Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia pleaded guilty Tuesday (2 ...
Czechia to sue Poland over illegal coal mining

Czechia to sue Poland over illegal coal mining


The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscrib ...
EU Commission warns of disorderly recovery from 2020 crisis

EU Commission warns of disorderly recovery from 2020 crisis


Not all EU countries will recover from the economic losses of 2020 at the same pace, the European Commission said on Monday (22 February) ...
Paedophilia scandal in theatre rocks Greek politics

Paedophilia scandal in theatre rocks Greek politics


Greece’s former national theatre director, Dimitris Lignadis was arrested on Saturday (20 February) on suspicion of having committed mult ...
Portugal wants EU defence, security partnership with UK

Portugal wants EU defence, security partnership with UK


The European Union should create “broad structures of partnership” with the United Kingdom on defence and security policy, Portuguese def ...
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