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Winner of #LuxFilmPrize2018 – ‘This is about a woman who wants to save the world’

Winner of #LuxFilmPrize2018 – ‘This is about a woman who wants to save the world’

| November 19, 2018

Woman at War has won this year’s Lux Film Prize. In an interview, director Benedikt Erlingsson talked about climate change and the challenges it poses to democracy. Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) tells the story of Halla, a music teacher who lives a double life as a passionate environmental activist. As she begins […]

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English FA to cut foreign players in Premier League in bid to deal with #Brexit – report

English FA to cut foreign players in Premier League in bid to deal with #Brexit – report

| November 15, 2018

In a bid to deal with Brexit and boost the number of homegrown players, the English Football Association (FA) is planning to reduce the number of overseas players in Premier League squads to 12 from 17, The Times newspaper reported on Tuesday, writes Shubham Kalia in Bengaluru. The proposal, to be put to the clubs […]

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Discover the three #LuxFilmPrize2018 finalists in a cinema near you

Discover the three #LuxFilmPrize2018 finalists in a cinema near you

| October 17, 2018

Three films featuring three strong female characters facing difficult dilemmas: the Lux Film days are bringing them to a cinema near you. Lux Prize finalists Styx, Woman at War and The Other Side of Everything are European films that through stirring stories of three women explore the questions of happiness, values, responsibility as well as […]

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#JointResearchCentre launches new exhibition to highlight science behind EU policy

#JointResearchCentre launches new exhibition to highlight science behind EU policy

| October 10, 2018

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre launched an exhibition called ‘ARTEFACTS‘ on 8 October in the Berlin Museum für Naturkunde. The exhibition will use art to engage citizens in a discussion about EU policies and the scientific evidence behind them, demonstrating the value in our everyday lives. Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics (pictured), […]

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Commission brings together #ReligiousLeaders to discuss ‘The Future of Europe: Addressing challenges through concrete actions’

Commission brings together #ReligiousLeaders to discuss ‘The Future of Europe: Addressing challenges through concrete actions’

| October 10, 2018

European Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans (pictured) hosted a high-level meeting with eight representatives of religious organizations from across Europe. The participants debated ‘The Future of Europe: Addressing challenges through concrete actions’. First Vice President Frans Timmermans said: “Europe is home to people of many faiths, and every European has the right to practice […]

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Germany’s #CatholicChurch apologizes to thousands of sexual abuse victims

Germany’s #CatholicChurch apologizes to thousands of sexual abuse victims

| September 28, 2018

The head of the Catholic Church in Germany apologised this week “for all the failure and pain” after a report found thousands of children were sexually abused by its clergy, a number an expert said was only the “tip of the iceberg”, write Riham Alkousaa and Maria Sheahan. Researchers of three German universities examined 38,156 […]

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#Denmark commits to joining #EuroHPC Joint Undertaking

#Denmark commits to joining #EuroHPC Joint Undertaking

| September 27, 2018

Related topics High-Performance Computing Denmark has announced that it will become a founding member of the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking. Denmark has confirmed its commitments towards the European Joint Undertaking for High Performance Computing (EuroHPC JU), with the firm intention of joining this legal entity once it is formally adopted by the Council of the European […]

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