European Commission battles plastic waste

The European Commission has opted for a public awareness campaign in a battle to reduce the amount of plastic waste being dumped in the oceans within Europe. [caption id="attachment_7287" align="alignnone" width="600"] (Pixabay: hhach)[/caption] Vice President…

Left wing strongly opposed to Danish burka ban

The government of Denmark is setting out to follow other European countries and ban Muslim traditional headwear. Left wing opposition argues that a ban would be unliberal and further oppressive of women. The Danish centre-right…

Loopholes in European esports gambling

The gambling industry adapts to the cross-border European digital sports market Confusion rests at the heart of projected revenue figures for esports gambling in 2017. Forecasters for the gambling industry project a worldwide revenue between…

Eastern Europe is fading away

The World will have around 10 billion inhabitants by 2050, mostly concentrated in the current population hotspots of India, China, and Africa. Meanwhile, Eastern Europe is silently emptying. Since the end of Communism in the…

EU’S GOT PLASTIC ON THE BRAIN

Marine pollution high on the political agenda as the European Union prepares to host ‘Our Ocean conference’. Plastic and pollution, two words that are synonymous these days. Plastic is the major contributor to marine pollution;…

Uber’s bumpy EU ride

American private taxi firm Uber has had a relationship of ups and downs with EU member states within the last 12 months, with London recently following Denmark as another area no longer making use of…

Support for populist parties on the rise

Amidst terrorist attacks, European integration, globalization, and a large number of migrants entering into Europe, right-wing populist parties have established a strong foundation within Europe over the last twelve months, says Utrecht University Lecturer of…