Robotics and AI: How to shape our future without leaving people behind?
20 Sep 2018 – 17:06 | No Comment

Before AI gets to the point of threatening humanity and becomes a superhuman tech, we should build clear rules to ensure that robots serve human interests at all times. Mady Devaux MEP  says the EU has …

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Commissioner Julian King presses tech groups to tackle disinformation
14 Sep 2018 – 16:55
Commissioner Julian King  presses tech groups to tackle  disinformation

Campaigning for stricter regulations on how much information can be collected for political purposes and how it’s used, Sir Julian King, European Commissioner for the Security Union, says internet platforms have a vital role to …

MEPs propose measures to combat mobbing and sexual harassment
10 Jul 2018 – 15:57
MEPs propose measures to combat mobbing and sexual harassment

In the context of the public debate prompted by the Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo campaign, members of the European Parliament’s Gender Equality Committee recently proposed measures to combat mobbing and sexual harrassment in the …

MEPs earn in millions in side earnings
10 Jul 2018 – 15:49
MEPs earn in millions in side earnings

Nearly 60% of MEPs have paid side jobs, with up to 30 parliamentarians earning more from outside jobs than their existing EU salaries, according to a recent study published by the NGO, Transparency International EU.

“We need more partnerships between regulators and providers”
12 Apr 2018 – 16:45
“We need more partnerships between regulators and providers”

Dr Robert C Kowal, VP Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure, calls for more partnerships between providers and regulators to better manage cardiac health in Europe
The issues impacting improvement …

German Chancellor dismisses plan of ‘total’ diesel ban
23 Mar 2018 – 16:48
German Chancellor dismisses plan of ‘total’ diesel ban

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that the country’s federal governments oppose any attempts to ban diesel car from the country’s streets and calls for ‘tailor-made’ efforts to control emissions.

Government Gazette Media Pack 2018
14 Nov 2017 – 13:03

Government Gazette Media Pack 2018

How to improve outcomes in Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
30 Sep 2016 – 17:00
How to improve outcomes in Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Muscle invasive bladder cancer is a complex disease that requires aggressive treatments. Due to the aggressive nature of the disease, timely diagnosis and prompt treatment is required.  However, nearly 50% of bladder cancer patients die …

Europe, living on the edge
30 Mar 2016 – 10:59
Europe, living on the edge

The unprecedented influx of migrants, fear of terrorist attacks and increasing number victims of human trafficking have widened the scope of organisations created to advance policy and practice in prevention and control of crime. In …

Stay or go? The economic consequences of Brexit
27 Apr 2015 – 10:00
Stay or go? The economic consequences of Brexit

Swati Dhingra from the LSE predicts the economic consequences of Britain potentially leaving the EU.

The  direction of Britain’s  relationship with  the  European Union  (EU) will  be  decided in this Election.  The Conservatives have committed to an …

TTIP: For the Rule of Law or Rule of Corporate Interests?
20 Apr 2015 – 14:57
TTIP: For the Rule of Law or Rule of Corporate Interests?

Borislav Tsekov, President of the Institute of Modern Politics argues that the ISDS mechanism in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will privilege corporate interests over those of citizens.

TTIP is definitely not just an …