President Donald Trump, his opponents in the United States, and his critics in Europe have found common cause: opposing the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline that would transport Russian natural gas to Germany. All sides are in rare agreement, but they are all misguided in their own ways.
Google’s Chrome browser is the most popular web browser on the planet by a massive margin.
If the repeated dire warnings from the world’s climate scientists have not been enough, then the recent tragic events in Japan, Europe and California must convince us to finally admit we have a problem.
56 coders from 15 countries in 12 teams took up the challenge: an innovative blockchain event set up for the first time at the EIB’s headquarters in Luxembourg. The 48-hour challenge: to use blockchain technologies to redesign the transaction processing of commercial paper.
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The EU migration policy lacks a true understanding of the root causes. The approach is therefore ill-fitted for purpose, risks undermining development, and may even exacerbate fragility.
Bastian Obermayer on fake news and the role that politicians across the world are playing in creating a more dangerous place for journalists could not be more timely: as the tragic assassinations of journalists in Malta and Slovakia in the past year demonstrate, Europe isn't a safe zone anymore.
Femke Halsema will be named Amsterdam’s mayor, a move that would make her the first-ever woman to lead the city of canals and bicycles since that role was created centuries ago.
Liberal democracy is in crisis where it was long thought most securely established. In both Western Europe and the United States, polls suggest voters are losing faith in democratic institutions; polarization and illiberalism appear to be on the rise.
The European Union has had an image problem of late, as political forces from left and right, and north and south, like to portray it as a source of new and old economic and social problems.
The European Commission will propose measures that could reduce EU small states’ veto powers, a move meant to overcome resistance to tax reforms as the bloc aims to increase levies on digital multinationals.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the EU to co-operate more closely on defence, immigration, tax and social policy, and for the single currency bloc to have its own budget.
UK Brexit Minister David Davis has said that Britain will not pay £40 billion (€45.17 billion) to the European Union as it leaves the bloc.
While Britain looks to Norway for inspiration in its divorce from the EU, some in Oslo see the U.K. as a model for severing ties to the 28-nation bloc altogether.
Catalonia's independence referendum has shown that 90 per cent of voters backs secession from Spain, but Madrid has vowed to ignore the result after Spain's constitutional court declared the poll unlawful.