EU remains firmly in control of the Brexit timetable
22 Mar 2019 – 11:24 | No Comment

The EU leaders have rejected Theresa May’s request for an extension to June 30. Instead, they have imposed two new dates — if Parliament approves May’s deal, Britain shall leave on May 22. If it …

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UK cannot continue to overlook prostate cancer
01 Mar 2019 – 11:31
UK cannot continue to overlook prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the third biggest cancer killer in the United Kingdom, with a majority of the deaths occurring because of a delay in diagnosis. Canvassing for a screening programme for prostate cancer, three of UK’s …

Ireland reports greatest satisfaction of EU membership
26 Jan 2019 – 14:27
Ireland reports greatest satisfaction of EU membership

There has been significant upturn in the support for Europe, following the UK referendum in 2016. More than 60% of Europeans believe that their country’s EU membership is a good thing, reaching a new high …

European elections face growing threat of organised social media manipulation
07 Jan 2019 – 11:36
European elections face growing threat of organised social media manipulation

With a new batch of MEPs, a new president of the European Council and European Central Bank, as well as new commissioners due to take up their posts in 2019, European elections face growing threat …

Has Jean-Claude Juncker delivered on his promises?
07 Jan 2019 – 11:17
Has Jean-Claude Juncker delivered  on his promises?

Jean-Claude Juncker might go down in history as the President of the European Commission who lost Britain, but the true significance of his leadership may well emerge only in retrospect. Deeply regretting Britain’s decision to …

A closer look at Merkel’s mistakes
20 Dec 2018 – 11:29
A closer look at Merkel’s mistakes

Angela Merkel may well be a very skilled politician, but does that also make her a good politician? Pieter Cleppe from Open Europe think tank takes a closer look at the actual policies she delivered reveals …

Europe will survive Merkel’s departure
20 Dec 2018 – 11:26
Europe will survive Merkel’s departure

Government Gazette caught up with Angela Merkel’s biographer, Matt Qvortrop immediately after she declared that she would not seek another term when her chancellorship expires in 2021. Days before Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer was chosen to succeed …

The end of Merkel’s era in Germany
20 Dec 2018 – 11:19
The end of Merkel’s era in Germany

The era of German Chancellor Angela Merkel — who has ruled Germany for 13 years and was also regarded  as the world’s most powerful woman for over a decade — is drawing to a close.
On …

We need a proper roadmap for building the 5G ecosystem
24 Oct 2018 – 10:00
We need a proper roadmap for building the 5G ecosystem

Developing and accelerating 5G infrastructure is a key enabler for the Digital Single Market. The deployment and utilisation of 5G wireless systems is essential for the EU to remain at the forefront of global digital …

‘GDPR still leaves room for companies to manipulate personal data’
14 Sep 2018 – 17:51
‘GDPR still leaves room for companies to manipulate personal data’

GDPR doesn’t prohibit the use of data, but forces companies to inform users about the collection and use of their data. At the beginning it was conceived with an honourable goal — to give control …

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 …