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#FemTech – Millions of women could benefit from new non-invasive treatment for pelvic floor dysfunctions

#FemTech – Millions of women could benefit from new non-invasive treatment for pelvic floor dysfunctions

| July 23, 2019

Dr. Elan Ziv has developed a device that could transform the lives of women living with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Visiting Brussels, we took the opportunity to interview him and find out more about a completely novel non-surgical and disposable management option for women with POP.  ConTIPI develops non-invasive and disposable vaginal devices for various […]

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#BorisJohnson in #Brussels — visibly invisible

#BorisJohnson in #Brussels — visibly invisible

| July 22, 2019

Boris Johnson’s ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the many faces of the man who could be the UK’s next prime minister. Many people say there are two Boris Johnsons: the bumbling everyman so beloved of his fans […]

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Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal #Brexit – Sunday Times

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal #Brexit – Sunday Times

| July 22, 2019

Ahead of Boris Johnson’s likely election next week as Britain’s prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Brexit plan that would avoid a no-deal disaster, the Sunday Times newspaper reported, writes Stephen Addison. Senior Irish politicians and diplomats have held talks with two of Johnson’s cabinet […]

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#Georgia and #SouthOssetia – EU should support International Peace Project

#Georgia and #SouthOssetia – EU should support International Peace Project

| July 19, 2019

The EU has applauded the efforts of a pioneering project which aims to reconcile people in Georgia and South Ossetia, a so-called frozen conflict zone. A source of tension since the break-up of the Soviet Union, South Ossetia hosted a brief war between Russia and Georgia in 2008. Moscow subsequently recognised South Ossetia as an […]

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#Waterloo – A story of bullets and bones

#Waterloo – A story of bullets and bones

| July 19, 2019

We started out by doing a metal detector survey of the orchard at Mont St Jean, which is right next to the farm. We were looking for evidence for the use of the farm as one of the main field hospitals during the battle of Waterloo, writes Professor Tony Pollard, Director of the Centre for […]

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EU braces for no-deal #Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson

EU braces for no-deal #Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson

| July 17, 2019

The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain’s prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a deal the bloc says it will not reopen, write Gabriela Baczynska and Guy Faulconbridge. The three-year Brexit crisis could be about to deepen as Johnson’s pledge to leave […]

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More than 60 British lords criticize Corbyn over #AntiSemitism

More than 60 British lords criticize Corbyn over #AntiSemitism

| July 17, 2019

More than 60 opposition Labour members of Britain’s upper house of parliament signed a statement in a newspaper on Wednesday (17 July) accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing “the test of leadership” over anti-Semitism in the party, writes Elizabeth Piper. Corbyn, a veteran campaigner for Palestinian rights and critic of the Israeli government, has long […]

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