Politics

EU will request extension to pass Brexit deal, says UK’s Frost

EU will request extension to pass Brexit deal, says UK’s Frost


The UK expects the EU to ask for a two month extension to ratify the new post-Brexit trade deal, David Frost, London’s chief negotiator o ...
Trumpism After Trump: A Post-Fascist Fascism

Trumpism After Trump: A Post-Fascist Fascism


The arguably most important reason for dismissing the fascist charge was that scholars of fascism did not want to contribute to what Gavriel D. Ros ...
Myanmar: The Mirage of Democracy Is Gone

Myanmar: The Mirage of Democracy Is Gone


The military coup in Myanmar has been widely denounced as a lethal blow to a fledgling democracy. But it also increases the likelihood of further a ...
EU40 president: Basic digital skills have to become mainstream across Europe

EU40 president: Basic digital skills have to become mainstream across Europe


As digital skills have become more essential in the labour market, especially for young people, there is an increased urgency to tackle t ...
The Brief, powered by GSMA – Listen to Europe’s youth, see far

The Brief, powered by GSMA – Listen to Europe’s youth, see far


Raising awareness of a critical issue too early may prove to be counterproductive, either because short-sighted politicians focus on shor ...
Porto EU social summit expected to focus on youth

Porto EU social summit expected to focus on youth


The European Commission wants to promote a “strong social dimension” at the May summit in Porto, as part of the Portuguese EU Council pre ...
China is an economic partner but US is an ally, Portuguese FM insists

China is an economic partner but US is an ally, Portuguese FM insists


Portugal’s foreign minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Tuesday (10 February) that China is no substitute for the United States, emphasi ...
French far-right leader Le Pen on trial over Islamic State tweets

French far-right leader Le Pen on trial over Islamic State tweets


French far-right leader Marine Le Pen goes on trial Wednesday (10 February) on charges she broke hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of ...
SPD enters election campaign focusing on the future, climate issues

SPD enters election campaign focusing on the future, climate issues


Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) want to be seen as the party of the future. That is the core message of the resolution following last we ...
The pandemic reveals the importance of enhanced cooperation between the EU and its partner countries

The pandemic reveals the importance of enhanced cooperation between the EU and its partner countries


In March 2020, the entire world was thrown into an unprecedented crisis. Although this isn’t over yet, a number of lessons can already be ...
New trial kicks off against former treasurer of Spain’s Popular Party

New trial kicks off against former treasurer of Spain’s Popular Party


A new trial against the former treasurer of Spain’s Popular Party (PP) Luis Bárcenas for the alleged use of illegal money to refur ...
Hungary’s last independent public affairs radio forced off the waves

Hungary’s last independent public affairs radio forced off the waves


Klubrádió, the last independent radio broadcasting about public affairs issues in Hungary, will be forced to move online co ...
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