With Angela Merkel under domestic pressure, France and Germany have just put forward their new joint plan for continued European integration; the Meseberg Declaration. While the declaration text contains – as every declaration does – a lot of filler text, some very interesting and tangible proposals have also made their way into the joint declaration. […]
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This article was produced, courtesy of our partnership with EU Events. It was an unusual atmosphere in the European Parliament, as two sombre-faced actors marched to the front of a conference room to give an intimate, intense and haunting performance: “La Route du Levant” (“The Route from the Levant”) which has been touring Belgium for […]
This article was produced, courtesy of our partnership with EU Events. European society is in constant flux – from the unstoppable forces of social media, populism and globalisation, to improved mobility making borders fade and cultures mix – there are both pros and cons. It was the “Cities4Europe” event in Brussels last week, where an […]
It just happened to be St. Patrick’s Day that Helen McEntee had chosen to speak about the future of Europe in Vienna. Deliberately or not, the Irish Minister of State for European Affairs used Ireland’s quasi-national day to present the Irish vision for the future of the European Union. During her visit, McEntee reaffirmed the […]
While the world celebrates the dawn of 2018, Turkey reaches the tentative milestone of 19 whole years as an EU candidate country. That’s almost two entire decades of waiting. The country has been an associate member of the Western EU from 1992 to its end in 2011. It also signed a Customs Union agreement with […]
One of the most talked about borders in Europe right now is the one separating Northern Ireland from the Republic, as its future is pending. For the moment, this border is not unlike any other internal EU crossing, with many inhabitants of the border region crossing it daily without thinking much of it. But in […]
Last November the long-anticipated sequel to Electronic Arts’ 2015 Star Wars: Battlefront hit the shelves. The game was predicted to do better in sales than its predecessor and get more favourable reviews, as Swedish developer DICE had gone out of its way to listen to its fans and set out to fix pretty much every […]