US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused European allies of “siding with the ayatollahs” after they said the US could not reimpose sanctions on Iran.
European Parliament & gender equality—a continuing struggle
by Petra Ahrens and Lise Rolandsen Agustín on 22nd May 2020 @petrahrens There has been progress in the numerical representation of women in the European Parliament. But that’s not enough to achieve gender equality.
European leagues move at different speeds toward restart
As European leagues prepare to return from the enforced coronavirus break, screening tests are revealing cases in various championships, although, as yet, not calling into question plans to resume playing.
Where is the ‘deal’ in the European Green Deal?
y Estrella Durá Ferrandis and Irina de Sancho Alonso on 14th January 2020 @estrella_dura The New Deal was a social contract with the American people. A European Green New Deal must likewise enshrine social alongside ecological aspirations.
European economic democracy: A path out of the crisis
by Lorena Lombardozzi and Neil Warner on 21st October 2019 @floretta_voice A genuinely social Europe must have economic democracy rather than rely only on market mechanisms.
Placido Domingo’s European cultural award delayed
Placido Domingo will not receive a European cultural award this weekend in Vienna as previously announced.
European Parliament wants global arms embargo on Myanmar
Dhaka, Sept 21 – The European Parliament (EP) has reiterated its call on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to impose a “global comprehensive arms embargo” on M Myanmar.
How ‘family-friendly’ are European countries?
by Yekaterina Chzhen, Anna Gromada and Gwyther Rees on 11th September 2019 The Nordic countries, with their strong public spheres, are more supportive than those which elevate the family as a private institution.
European citizens back unemployment reinsurance
Experts argue that European Monetary Union (EMU) has to be completed by ‘automatic fiscal stabilisers’. Welfare states have built-in stabilisers which cushion economic shocks—unemployment benefits, for instance, support the purchasing power of people who lose their jobs and so sustain…
Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury
European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit Saturday for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun.