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#PanamaPapers: Journalist who uncovered links between Panama accounts and senior Maltese politicians killed in explosion

#PanamaPapers: Journalist who uncovered links between Panama accounts and senior Maltese politicians killed in explosion

Prominent Maltese journalist and blogger, Daphne Caruana Galizia, has been killed in a car bomb in Bidnija. Galizia exposed links to senior Maltese politicians exposed in the Panama Papers, writes Catherine Feore. In what became known as the Panama Papers, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) carried out an unparalleled investigation that exposed how […]

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

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#DigitalHealth: More than 100 European organizations address digital innovation in health care

#DigitalHealth: More than 100 European organizations address digital innovation in health care

Today, 17 October, at a high-level e-health conference in Tallinn, a joint declaration of e-health organizations was announced to accelerate digital innovation in health care. The declaration of over 100 European organizations’ calls for concrete steps to develop e-health in Europe and all stakeholders interested in the future of e-health are expected to co-endorse it and to […]

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides delivers statement on deadly #ForestFires and storms in several member states

Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides delivers statement on deadly #ForestFires and storms in several member states

“Today all our thoughts are with our citizens who are suffering from the devastating forest fires in Portugal and Spain and the storms affecting Ireland and the United Kingdom. “Our condolences go to all those that have sadly lost loved ones and we commend the brave first responders working in difficult conditions to save the […]

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
World Bank chief:’China’s poverty reduction effort is historic’

World Bank chief:’China’s poverty reduction effort is historic’

China’s effort to eliminate poverty is one of the greatest stories in human history, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said recently, writes Qiang Wei from People’s Daily. The Chinese economy has grown steadily and is making headway in shifting from “rapid growth” to “higher quality economic growth”, Kim added at a press conference to […]

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Drive for #EUReform is gathering momentum

Drive for #EUReform is gathering momentum

Charles Dickens got it right about Europe. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness.” The opening lines of his novel A Tale of Two Cities were written 160 years ago, and are still spot on, writes Friends of […]

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
#NorthKorea: EU adopts new sanctions

#NorthKorea: EU adopts new sanctions

On 16 October, the Foreign Affairs Council discussed the situation in the Korean peninsula and in particular the continuing development of the DPRK’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in violation and flagrant disregard of UN Security Council resolutions. Given the persistent threat to international peace and stability posed by the DPRK, the Council adopted new […]

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Council reaffirms EU’s commitment to promote and protect #HumanRights

Council reaffirms EU’s commitment to promote and protect #HumanRights

The EU has stated its resolute aim to keep human rights in the spotlight today (17 October) – the Foreign Affairs Council discussed the EU policy on human rights and on how to best promote them in bilateral and multilateral contexts. The Council reaffirmed the EU’s commitment to promoting and protecting human rights everywhere in […]

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Construction of #Belarus nuclear power plant: Security and public acceptance ‘top priority’

Construction of #Belarus nuclear power plant: Security and public acceptance ‘top priority’

Journalists of Belarusian and foreign media visited the first Belarusian nuclear power plant which is being constructed near the town of Ostrovets (Grodno oblast). The event was held in the framework of the XXII Belarusian Energy and Ecology forum, which took place in Minsk from 10-13 October. During the visit, the journalists got acquainted with […]

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Tobacco ‘Track and Trace’: When the fox is guarding the hen house

#Tobacco ‘Track and Trace’: When the fox is guarding the hen house

When the European Commission (EC) published its final draft proposal on a cigarette track and trace (T&T) system, it was quickly criticized for leaving a backdoor for the tobacco industry. The EC sternly rejected the criticism, but condemnation continues to come in from all sides. The locus of the fiercest opprobrium is the fact that […]

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Airbus become majority partners in #Bombardier C Series, currently being challenged by US Commerce Department

#Airbus become majority partners in #Bombardier C Series, currently being challenged by US Commerce Department

Airbus and Bombardier are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme. A corresponding agreement was signed today (17 October). The agreement brings together Airbus’ global reach and scale with Bombardier’s newest, state-of-the-art jet aircraft family, positioning both partners to fully unlock the value of the C Series platform and create significant new value […]

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

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‘Rogue’ property agents to be targeted, ministers say

‘Rogue’ property agents to be targeted, ministers say

Plans to protect leaseholders and tenants in England from unfair costs will be outlined by ministers.

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Universal Credit: MPs to debate rollout amid Labour pause call

Universal Credit: MPs to debate rollout amid Labour pause call

People are being “pushed towards destitution”, senior Labour MP says, amid calls for pause to rollout.

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tory MP misses vote be assistant referee at Champions League game

Tory MP misses vote be assistant referee at Champions League game

Douglas Ross will be an assistant referee in the Barcelona v Olympiakos game as a debate is held at Westminster.

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tory MP Fabricant’s nerves over TV blind date

Tory MP Fabricant’s nerves over TV blind date

Conservative MP Michael Fabricant talks about his appearance on Channel 4’s First Dates show.

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of ‘intense’ terror threat

MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of ‘intense’ terror threat

Andrew Parker says there is “more terrorist activity coming at us” and it can be “harder to detect”.

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bill Clinton meets Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill

Bill Clinton meets Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill

The former president was due to fly to Northern Ireland on Monday, but the trip was postponed due to Storm Ophelia.

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

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