European elections face growing threat of organised social media manipulation
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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 …

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Crossing the line
29 Sep 2016 – 09:00
Crossing the line

The Republic of Ireland, which is part of the EU and Northern Ireland, which is part of the UK, have been united for more than 100 years, entwined through trade and culture. Worried that Brexit …

‘It’s high time we combated the rise of the far-right’
29 Sep 2016 – 09:00
‘It’s high time we combated the rise of the far-right’

Ever since Britain’s Leave vote, widespread Eurosceptic and anti-immigrant sentiments, have without doubt dominated in the United Kingdom and across Europe, triggering the rise of political parties supporting the anti-Europe rhetoric. European far-right groups are …

Decarbonising Europe’s roads is not merely a whimsical thought
29 Sep 2016 – 09:00
Decarbonising Europe’s roads is not merely a whimsical thought

2016 is a crucial year for the future of European transport with the European Commission due to publish its communication on decarbonising transport later this summer. Miriam Dalli MEP evaluates the current transport scenario and …

Brexit was a step backwards; our new Prime Minister has the power to reverse it
29 Sep 2016 – 09:00
Brexit was a step backwards; our new Prime Minister has the power to reverse it

Brexit means Brexit, as Prime Minister Theresa May fondly repeats. While we still don’t have a clue what Brexit really means, once we do, Geraint Davies MP, Labour MP for Swansea West, says the electorate …

Thank you, Volkswagen!
29 Sep 2016 – 08:55
Thank you, Volkswagen!

Although the shift towards sustainable transportation seems to be painfully slow in EU strategies and initiatives, Merja Kyllönen MEP says that the revolution doesn’t have to wait for EU regulators to be pioneers

Thank you Volkswagen: …

European Commission’s action on health priorities
31 Mar 2016 – 13:14
European Commission’s action on health priorities

In an exclusive interview with Government Gazette, Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, discusses the EU action on cancer, diabetes and healthcare technology
The incidence of prostate cancer and diabetes has significantly increased …

Towards a paradigm shift in diagnosis and management
31 Mar 2016 – 10:00
Towards a paradigm shift in diagnosis and management

Over the past years, there has been a fundamental change in the way prostate cancer has been diagnosed and treated, with patients having a greater variety of options to choose from. Prof Ronald Van Velthoven, …

Reducing mortality rates tops MAC’s latest agenda
31 Mar 2016 – 10:00
Reducing mortality rates tops MAC’s latest agenda

The MEPs Against Cancer (MAC) group strives to reduce cancer incidence by promoting prevention, reducing mortality through equitable access to high-quality care and ensuring good quality of life for cancer patients. MEP Nessa Childers, Vice …

The five faces of prostate cancer
31 Mar 2016 – 10:00
The five faces of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer can no longer be treated as one disease. Dr. Alastair Lamb, Clinical Lecturer in Urology, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, UK, outlines some recent work identifying genetic subtypes of prostate cancer and how this could …

Active surveillance – a great alternative to curative therapies
30 Mar 2016 – 17:29
Active surveillance – a great alternative to curative therapies

The ‘active surveillance’ protocol has become an alternative to curative therapy for prostate cancer that is unlikely to be biologically or clinically significant. However, Dr Riccardo Valdagni, Director, Radiation Oncology, European School of Oncology says …