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The foundation of modern Bahrain

14 February 2019

Bahrain’s National Action Charter laid the foundations of the nation as a representative democracy and constitutional monarchy

Collaboration is key to improving the care of children with rare cancers

11 February 2019

The EU funded PARTNER project is set to improve research quality and treatment outcomes for children who have rare tumours, explain Professor Gianni Bisogno, Professor Ruth Ladenstein and Dr...

Flourishing trade is bringing Ukraine and EU closer together

24 January 2019

Ukraine has built a lasting partnership with the European Union, underpinned by trade and security, explains Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze.

Time for General Practitioners to have full professional recognition

18 January 2019

The important role that GPs play in Europe’s healthcare systems needs to be recognised at EU level, argues Aldo Lupo

DRC election crisis is the litmus test for a true EU-Africa partnership

17 January 2019

With diplomatic relations between the Democratic Republic of Congo and the EU at an all-time low, the country's election crisis will be a litmus test as to whether the EU has serious intentions...

How Europe has priced out innovation: the example of plants

16 January 2019

Europe is lagging behind on several breakthrough technologies, especially in the field of agricultural biotechnology, explains Joanna Dupont-Inglis.

Stopping the ‘Hezbollahisation’ of Yemen

20 December 2018

As with Hezbollah, the EU should designate the Houthis as terrorists, argues Julie Lenarz.

Helping European consumers to make informed nutritional choices

7 December 2018

Expanding ‘traffic light’ labelling trials across Europe can help build consumer awareness around this well-established nutritional information scheme, explains PepsiCo’s Silviu Popovici.

A square peg into a round hole

27 November 2018

Europe’s cloud infrastructure providers support the EU’s intentions to crack down on online terrorist content, however policymakers are targeting the wrong players, explains Alban Schmutz.

Reducing Antibiotic Resistance - How do the numbers add up to ONE?

21 November 2018

The collective goal of tackling antibiotic resistance should be to ensure One Health for our people, our animals and our planet, argues Roxane Feller

EU legislation must safeguard precision plant breeding technologies

13 November 2018

European plant scientists are hindered by an outdated regulatory framework that is at odds with recent scientific evidence, writes Dirk Inzé.

The unshakeable strengths of the UK

24 October 2018

Each day brings another twist and turn in the Brexit saga and there is still more to come, writes Dmitry Leus.

Embracing Merchant Transmission Investment

19 October 2018

Regulatory policy for efficient electricity markets should establish merchant transmission investments as the ‘default’ option, argues Professor William W. Hogan.

European Regulatory Science on Tobacco: Policy implementation to reduce lung diseases (EUREST-PLUS)

15 October 2018

Outcomes of the H2020 EUREST-PLUS project will be presented on October 18, 2018 at the European Parliament in Brussels

Europe’s soft drinks industry: Playing its part in packaging innovation

11 October 2018

Sigrid Ligné on why the European soft drinks industry has set high ambitions to make its plastic packaging more sustainable.

EU’s Protected Designation of Origin scheme should not be politicised

11 October 2018

Preserving food cultures is beneficial regardless of Brexit, argues Leonardo González Dellán.

Increased plastic waste collection is the cornerstone for higher recycling rates

3 October 2018

Today far too much plastic waste still escapes the European collection system. Of the 60m tonnes of plastics produced annually in the EU, only around 25.5m tonnes are collected and a mere 6.6m...