Theresa May confirms to exit as PM on June 7
24 May 2019 – 15:42 | No Comment

After the UK Parliament rejected her Brexit plans for the third time, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has decided to step down as leader of the Conservative Party.
She announced her departure after talks with Graham …

Read the full story »
Health

Energy & Environment

Circular Economy

Climate Change

Security

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 …

Europe should start preparing for PrEP
28 Feb 2019 – 17:13
Europe should start preparing for PrEP

The HIV epidemic in many European countries resembles the Australian epidemic. New infections acquired in-country are concentrated geographically and by acquisition group, with men who have sex with men (MSM) living in large conurbations most …

How can Europe manage diabetes more effectively?
26 Feb 2019 – 16:06
How can Europe manage diabetes more effectively?

Despite 30 European countries boasting national plans covering diabetes, the disease currently affects nearly 60 million people in Europe. If this situation is to change, urgent action is required at the policy level and broader …

A plan to hold back the diabetes tsunami
26 Feb 2019 – 16:00
A plan to hold back the  diabetes tsunami

At the time of the IDF/WHO St Vincent Declaration in 1989 (1), there was optimism in Europe that implementation of new understandings on optimal delivery of diabetes care, plus new technologies, and continuing research, could …

What’s the buzz about EP’s Slovenian beekeeper?
26 Feb 2019 – 14:18
What’s the buzz about EP’s Slovenian beekeeper?

Alojz Peterle MEP has been one of the rising stars of the European People’s Party, representing Slovenia, serving as the president of the European Parliament’s all-party MEPs Against Cancer group.
Government Gazette caught up with EP’s …

Research suggests AI is faster at detecting cancer
19 Feb 2019 – 16:17
Research suggests AI is faster at detecting cancer

A new endoscopic system powered by artificial intelligence was recently shown to automatically identify colorectal adenomas during colonoscopy. The system, developed in Japan, has recently been tested in one of the first prospective trials of …

Book Review: How a rising power’s right makes might
01 Feb 2019 – 12:52
Book Review: How a rising power’s  right makes might

If you thought a state’s ambitious military spend will plainly indicate if it will decide to go to war, or counter a competitor, Stacie E. Goddard offers a bracing slap in the face.
Power transitions can …

Are battles over rights essential in the struggle over might?
01 Feb 2019 – 12:47
Are battles over rights essential in the struggle over might?

Britain understood early on that the United States was going to be a rising power, even as early as the nineteenth century. The United States recognised Japan was a rising power. The international community recognises …

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 …

How can the EU harness blockchain for a forward-looking trade policy?
07 Jan 2019 – 12:55
How can the EU harness blockchain for a forward-looking trade policy?

Emma McClarkin, rapporteur on Blockchain in the European Parliament’s International Trade committee writes about her own initiative report.
There is little doubt that blockchain is the buzzword of 2018. From the bitcoin bubble to the proliferation …