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Biden’s Absence and Netanyahu’s Self-Evidence

Biden’s Absence and Netanyahu’s Self-Evidence


Faced with a serious clash in Jerusalem between two communities divided on the subject of religion, the Roman Empire’s man of the hour, its colonia ...
Will the 2022 Election Turn France Into a Political Volcano?

Will the 2022 Election Turn France Into a Political Volcano?


In just 12 months, French voters will be invited to judge Emmanuel Macron’s five years in office as president of the Fifth Republic. Most pundits i ...
MEPs lament ‘lose-lose’ situation as EU Parliament votes Brexit trade pact

MEPs lament ‘lose-lose’ situation as EU Parliament votes Brexit trade pact


The bruises left by the Brexit process were evident on Tuesday (27 April) even as EU lawmakers endorsed the trade deal that now governs e ...
Belgium looks towards ‘cautious’ relaxations, with hospitality sector to open on 8 May

Belgium looks towards ‘cautious’ relaxations, with hospitality sector to open on 8 May


Belgium’s Consultation Committee on Wednesday (14 April) decided to ‘cautiously’ loosen certain COVID-19 restrictions, including lifting ...
The Problem Science Has With Money, Media and Politics

The Problem Science Has With Money, Media and Politics


In a fascinating interview with The Guardian’s Andrew Anthony, media-friendly physicist Michio Kaku reveals more than he may have intended about bo ...
A serving Europe, or serving Europe?

A serving Europe, or serving Europe?


For those working within the Brussels bubble, it may be hard to imagine that EU citizens are shocked to discover that national parliament ...
The Brief, powered by FACEBOOK – Kanzlerinnendämmerung

The Brief, powered by FACEBOOK – Kanzlerinnendämmerung


We saw a preview of the upcoming change of guard in German politics this week. Following an acrimonious summit between Merkel and the he ...
Barroso calls for more European support for global vaccination

Barroso calls for more European support for global vaccination


President of the Global Alliance for Vaccines (Gavi), José Manuel Barroso, on Thursday called on the European Union to accelerate ...
Dutch PM sees UK, EU coming to vaccine deal soon

Dutch PM sees UK, EU coming to vaccine deal soon


Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Thursday (25 March) that London and Brussels could agree a deal on vaccine sharing by the weekend “o ...
Barroso calls for more European support for global vaccination

Barroso calls for more European support for global vaccination


President of the Global Alliance for Vaccines (Gavi), José Manuel Barroso, on Thursday called on the European Union to accelerate ...
EU leaders cautiously back vaccine export controls, claim to be world’s main exporter

EU leaders cautiously back vaccine export controls, claim to be world’s main exporter


EU leaders have endorsed the European Commission’s mechanism to authorise the export of vaccine doses outside Europe before shipment, tho ...
Unbalanced hate: Lack of data abets geography of discrimination in Europe

Unbalanced hate: Lack of data abets geography of discrimination in Europe


A lack of equalities data across the EU contributes to structural and institutional inequalities, stakeholders say. The European Commissi ...
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