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#Qatar2022 – Undercover report reveals extent of ongoing exploitation of World Cup workers

#Qatar2022 – Undercover report reveals extent of ongoing exploitation of World Cup workers

| June 27, 2019

The dreadful conditions for workers building the stadiums and infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, now just over two years away, are once again making headlines. This renewed criticism comes on top of recent developments regarding irregularities around Qatar’s original bid to hold the tournament. The detention and questioning of former UEFA president […]

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#Qatar exploiting UN Security Council loopholes to allow convicted terror financier access to significant sums

#Qatar exploiting UN Security Council loopholes to allow convicted terror financier access to significant sums

| June 21, 2019

A Wall Street Journal exposé has revealed that individuals on the UN’s al Qaeda and Islamic State financing blacklist are receiving up to $120,000 a year for ‘basic necessities’. These individuals include Khalifa al-Subaiy, a Qatari financier and resident of the tiny Gulf state, who was previously convicted of providing significant financial backing to senior […]

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Changing trends and challenges facing the European #Entertainment industry in 2019

Changing trends and challenges facing the European #Entertainment industry in 2019

| June 17, 2019

How we pursue entertainment is changing thanks to improvements in technology. Europeans now enjoy faster internet and more readily available mobile technology than ever before, with performance and connectivity improving year on year. For consumers, the cost of entertainment enjoyed via technology is also continually falling in price, meaning it’s often cheaper to stay at home than […]

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#FoodUnion heritage brands scoop ice cream market in countries ignored by multinationals

#FoodUnion heritage brands scoop ice cream market in countries ignored by multinationals

| June 7, 2019

Having emerged from the rubble of the global financial crisis in 2008, the dairy giant Food Union has not only gone on to conquer a highly competitive Latvian market but now, with the continual financial support from founding investor Meridian Capital, have set their sights on major global expansion. With their headquarters situated in Hong […]

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#FoodUnion launches digital tool for #Latvia dairy industry

#FoodUnion launches digital tool for #Latvia dairy industry

| June 6, 2019

Since their emergence in 2012, pan-European dairy and ice cream company Food Union have placed an emphasis on consistent innovation to maintain their place at the top of the industry. The latest example comes in the form of the interactive platform Smart Dairy Farmer, introduced in May with the stated goal of helping the Latvian […]

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Pro-#Putin alliance to shape the future of Europe?

Pro-#Putin alliance to shape the future of Europe?

| May 30, 2019

Were the European Parliament elections a referendum on attitudes towards Putin? Now that the European Parliament elections have been completed, a question arises: how will their results change the face of the European Parliament? The fact that many centrists and social-democrats (with their moderate views and agendas), who dominated the parliament for the last term, have […]

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#CzechRepublic ripe for Russian influence

#CzechRepublic ripe for Russian influence

| May 9, 2019

For all the countless problems that have emerged from the seemingly endless Brexit process, the sharing of future national intelligence has often flown under the radar. For the sake of our national security, this issue must no longer be overlooked. When the defining political issue of our generation, in or out, is finally put to […]

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