Marçal Jané-Heidsiek evaluates the involvement of the West in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
“against the hopes of Brexiteers, the UK will inevitably continue to be defined by its relationship with the EU for many years to come”
Brexiteer MPs are guilty of misleading the public once again after falsely accrediting the abolition of the tampon tax to the UK’s departure from the EU. Niamh Walsh discusses the frustration around such political manipulation.
On 22nd January, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel signed a treaty of friendship in the German city of Aachen (Aix la Chapelle). This was exactly 56 years after the Elysée Treaty of 1963, which marked the end of Franco-German animosity and began a new era of mutual support and friendship. This […]
Last week was quite possibly one of the most dramatic in the process of Britain leaving Europe so far, with Theresa May’s proposed Brexit Deal rejected by MPs in the biggest defeat a Prime Minister has ever had. The following day, however, May’s government survived a no-confidence vote on the 16th January, demonstrating that although […]
The University of Exeter could lose millions of pounds of European Union research funding as a result of Brexit, new analysis reveals. A key fund which could be cut includes the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, which supports many projects in the region, including research into sustainable energy and lung disease prevention. With £1 billion […]
Amidst a world climate wracked with political uncertainties, exacerbated by the ever-present Donald Trump and his adversary Kim Jon-un, a twenty-five-year dispute over something as trivial as a name should be low on the to-do list of the current Greek government and yet it remains at the top of Parliament’s agenda. In the same week […]
Since Theresa May’s coronation in July, her main task has been to deal with Brexit, which she has been less than transparent about. These months have been filled with fear and anxiety for those of us who voted remain or regret our vote to leave. For most, the last shred of hope has been the idea […]
The end of 2016 was welcomed with open arms across the globe. Deﬁned by the unexpected victories of Donald Trump and Brexit, the world witnessed an unprecedented growth of populism. 2017 holds its own set of unknown possibilities. Elections across some of the most inﬂuential European countries all have the potential to continue and expand […]
It turns out the Mayans weren’t exactly wrong, just off by four years, as 2016 has seen Brexit, Trump, and with it, the end of humanity as we know it. Hyperbole aside, 2016 has undeniably offered some political surprises that few had seen coming. Brexit had never really been taken seriously as a possibility until it […]