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 …

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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 …

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 …

‘Human in command’: the European blueprint for Artificial Intelligence
24 Oct 2018 – 17:04
‘Human in command’: the European blueprint for Artificial Intelligence

Humans can and should be in command of when, how and if artificial intelligence (AI) is used in our daily lives — what tasks we transfer to AI and how transparent it is — if …

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 …

EU action against rare diseases
14 Sep 2018 – 16:21
EU action against  rare diseases

Though individual rare diseases (RDs) affect less than five in every 10,000 people, the aggregate number of individuals suffering from a rare disease is estimated to be nearly 400 million worldwide. The lack of efficient …

Europe’s new cybersecurity package
12 Apr 2018 – 17:37
Europe’s new cybersecurity package

With its new cybersecurity package, the EU is taking the first step towards a higher level of resilience and preparedness. Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel outlines the EU’s new plan
European Commission President …

The EU vision for plastic-free oceans
12 Apr 2018 – 15:59
The EU vision for plastic-free oceans

The European Commission has launched its plastics strategy, setting out an agenda to make all packaging recyclable by 2030, reduce single-use plastics and ban microplastics. European Commissioner for Environment Karmenu Vella outlines his plan to …

European Commission takes action to protect workers against cancer
10 Apr 2018 – 11:09
European Commission takes action to protect workers against cancer

The European Commission has taken yet another important step to protect workers in the European Union from workplace-related cancer as well as other health problems. The latest legislative proposal could improve working conditions for over …

European Commission’s passionate response to AIDS
14 Jul 2017 – 10:20
European Commission’s passionate response to AIDS

Thirty years since the first cases of AIDS were reported, the European Commission has been providing funding and support to several developing countries across the globe. Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Development and Cooperation …

Targetting the environmental risk factors of lung cancer
02 Dec 2016 – 17:23
Targetting the environmental risk factors of lung cancer

The European Commission addresses the environmental risk factors of lung cancer through an ambitious tobacco control policy comprising both robust laws regulating tobacco products and prohibiting the advertising and sponsorship of such products. Antoni Monsterrat …