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More emphasis on #health should underscore Juncker’s EU vision

More emphasis on #health should underscore Juncker’s EU vision

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Last week, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his now annual ‘State of the Union’ address at the Parliament in Strasbourg, but observers in the field were surprised to hear little mention of healthcare, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine executive director Denis Horgan. In one small section Juncker did, however, state that it […]

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#EU and #Israel struggling to define where legal and illegal actions become politically driven

#EU and #Israel struggling to define where legal and illegal actions become politically driven

| September 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

Following the demolition of a EU funded school in the West Bank, many are outraged and wrongfully claim that Israel is violating human rights. This incident should be an opportunity for both Israelis and Europeans to define where legal or illegal actions turn out to be politically driven – writes Fulvio Martusciello, Member of European […]

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#Brexit: Scottish Government says devolution must be defended.

#Brexit: Scottish Government says devolution must be defended.

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Scottish Government cannot recommend the Scottish Parliament give its consent to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill in its current form, the Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe Michael Russell has told MSPs. In a statement at Holyrood, Mr Russell set out the Government’s opposition to the Bill’s proposals to transfer responsibility for […]

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In the #DRC, the EU needs to step in

In the #DRC, the EU needs to step in

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week, the DRC’s main opposition coalition said that parties should unite to push out President Joseph Kabila nine months after he was supposed to step down from office. As plans to hold new elections are further postponed, the leader of the coalition, Felix Tshisekedi, called for widespread acts of civil disobedience, such as refusing […]

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The dire unintended consequences of restricting #data-driven ads

The dire unintended consequences of restricting #data-driven ads

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Obstructing the collection and use of data in digital advertising would have serious and unintended consequences for the EU economy, for Europe’s independent media, and for the accessibility of the internet itself. These are the findings of new research exploring the likely impact of the ePrivacy Regulation proposed earlier this year by the European Commission […]

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By the tracks of #COP21 – 3 steps to decarbonization

By the tracks of #COP21 – 3 steps to decarbonization

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

French environmentalist Bruno Comby, who devoted his life to scientific research and teaching in the field of environment protection and healthy living for all, spoke about COP21 and the 3 steps to decarbonization. He was interviewed for EuReporter by Alexandra Gladysheva. Nowadays around 60 nuclear power plants are under construction in the world. More than […]

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Slow #electric car uptake due to lack of choice, availability and marketing spend

Slow #electric car uptake due to lack of choice, availability and marketing spend

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

While car makers complain about the lack of recharging points and government incentives, it is the poor choice of electric cars, the lack of availability in showrooms and the few euros spent on marketing them that are as much to blame, a new report by Transport & Environment (T&E) has found. There are just 20 […]

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