Theresa May vows to resign if MPs back her Brexit plan
28 Mar 2019 – 12:14 | No Comment

British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised Tory MPs that she will stand down if they back her Brexit plan.
She did not name a departure date at a packed meeting of the 1922 committee of …

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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 …

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 …

MEPs back measures to improve parents’ work-life balance
20 Sep 2018 – 18:00
MEPs back measures to improve parents’ work-life balance

Employment Committee MEPs recently approved paternity leave, non-transferable parental leave and measures to boost women’s chances in the labour market. Agnes Jongerius MEP and Maria Arena MEP write about their ambitious proposals of the updated …

‘GDPR is not about fines. It’s about putting the consumer and citizen first’
14 May 2018 – 16:13
‘GDPR is not about fines. It’s about putting the consumer and citizen first’

Europe’s new data protection law that is coming into effect on May 25, is not about fines. It’s about putting the consumer and citizen first. Elizabeth Denham, UK’s Information Commissioner, reaffirms that GDPR (General Data Protection …

Where we are now on heart failure is not acceptable
12 Apr 2018 – 17:18
Where we are now on heart failure is not acceptable

Heart failure is a widely misunderstood but devastating chronic condition. Nearly 15 million people in Europe have heart failure, and this number is increasing. Annie Schreijer-Pierik MEP writes about EU action on heart failure
Up to …

Why strong international partnerships create the most secure US borders
12 Apr 2018 – 17:07
Why strong international partnerships create the most secure US borders

President Trump has promised to make the nation safer by protecting our borders. This endeavour is more complex than attempting to seal off entry with a wall or blanketly banning entire countries from boarding planes …

Setting strategic policies for better heart health is crucial
12 Apr 2018 – 16:39
Setting strategic policies for better heart health is crucial

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounts for 45 percent of all deaths in Europe, causing over 3.9 million deaths each year in the member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region, of which 1.8 million …