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A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for #Women’sRights in turbulent times

A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for #Women’sRights in turbulent times

On 20 November, the European Commission began a major event on ‘Women’s rights in turbulent times’, the topical theme chosen for this year’s annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium. A new Eurobarometer survey also published today emphasizes that gender equality is still not achieved in member states. The Commission is announcing concrete action to put an end […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

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When will #Bulgaria join the eurozone?

When will #Bulgaria join the eurozone?

On 8 November, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressed his “hearty” support for Bulgaria to become the 20th member of the eurozone, as the EU leads a drive for all member states to adopt the common currency. “I have to say bluntly that Bulgaria is ready,” said Juncker following a meeting with Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria’s prime […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for #Women’sRights in turbulent times

A Europe of equals: European Commission stands up for #Women’sRights in turbulent times

On 20 November, the European Commission began a major event on ‘Women’s rights in turbulent times’, the topical theme chosen for this year’s annual Fundamental Rights Colloquium. A new Eurobarometer survey also published today emphasizes that gender equality is still not achieved in member states. The Commission is announcing concrete action to put an end […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
EU’s Tusk expresses alarm that Poland’s policy resembles ‘#Kremlin’sPlan’

EU’s Tusk expresses alarm that Poland’s policy resembles ‘#Kremlin’sPlan’

European Council President Donald Tusk (pictured) said on Sunday (19 November) he was alarmed by the similarity of policies pursued by Poland’s right-wing government to what he described as “Kremlin’s plan”, writes Marcin Goettig. Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has been increasingly at loggerheads with the EU and Tusk since coming to office […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
UK commits billions to ‘industries of future’ to ward off #Brexit shocks

UK commits billions to ‘industries of future’ to ward off #Brexit shocks

UK Prime Minister Theresa May (pictured) on Monday (20 November) announced 4 billion pounds of spending on research and development and regional growth strategies, setting out plans to help the economy grow after Brexit. Amid stiff international competition, Britain is looking to carve out a new global role as a leader in “industries of the […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Britain to submit ‘#BrexitBill’ proposal before December EU meeting

Britain to submit ‘#BrexitBill’ proposal before December EU meeting

Britain will submit proposals on how to settle its divorce bill with the European Union before an EU summit next month and is expected to negotiate hard, Finance Minister Philip Hammond (pictured) said on Sunday (19 November), writes William James. The EU told Prime Minister Theresa May on (17 November) Friday that there was more […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
#China: Xi’s visits boost confidence in socialist path

#China: Xi’s visits boost confidence in socialist path

After attending the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, Chinese President Xi Jinping paid state visits to Vietnam and Laos, writes Pan Jin’e of People’s Daily and Global Times. The trip to Vietnam is Xi’s first state visit after he was re-elected general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Economic ties to become focus of #China neighbourhood diplomacy in new era

Economic ties to become focus of #China neighbourhood diplomacy in new era

With the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) having concluded, Chinese leaders began visits to south-east Asia, an important move in China’s neighborhood diplomacy as socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, writes Zhong Feiteng of People’s Daily and Global Times. From 10-14 November, Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured) attended […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Davis says no #Brexit deal ‘incredibly unlikely’

Davis says no #Brexit deal ‘incredibly unlikely’

It is “incredibly unlikely” that Britain will not be able to negotiate a deal with the European Union on its departure from the bloc, Brexit Secretary David Davis (pictured) has said, writes Paul Carrel. Davis told a business conference in Berlin he hoped the European Commission would be able by Christmas to proceed to the […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Europe needs social consensus for strong, dynamic and #sustainable industrial change

Europe needs social consensus for strong, dynamic and #sustainable industrial change

Industry has always been shaped by continuous change. But some changes are real upheavals, such as the industrial revolution in the 19th century and the one we are facing now: Industry 4.0, the digital revolution of the 21st century. “It may be almost impossible to predict the future, but we need to be prepared for […]

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

News Articles

Comparing British, German and American productivity levels

Comparing British, German and American productivity levels

Why is the amount the UK produces per person, per hour, lower than some of its biggest competitors.

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Young Budget?

Young Budget?

For the first time in years, tomorrow’s budget promises to be one for young people – which is why you should pay attention.

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
UK MP Rosena Allin-Khan on life as a Rohingya refugee

UK MP Rosena Allin-Khan on life as a Rohingya refugee

Rosena Allin-Khan recorded this video diary in Bangladesh.

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Irish PM should know better over Brexit, says Arlene Foster

Irish PM should know better over Brexit, says Arlene Foster

DUP leader Arlene Foster warns Leo Varadkar not to “play around” with Northern Ireland over Brexit.

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
UK government borrowing grows in October

UK government borrowing grows in October

Increased debt costs, linked to higher inflation, were a factor in the shortfall.

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Chancellor’s challenge

Chancellor’s challenge

The economic uncertainty around Brexit and the slender government majority may constrain his options.

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

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