EU Talks Climate with California

Bilateral Cooperation in Carbon Trading Markets “What we saw in Bonn is that the Paris spirit is very much alive,” Anna-Kaiser Itkonen, Commission spokesperson for Climate Action and Energy, said referring to the Paris accord…

There is something a little fishy about Brexit

[caption id="attachment_7807" align="aligncenter" width="519"] Photo: European Commission[/caption]   Whilst Britain pull their nets out from the vast expanse that is the European Union, the issue of fish is largely unheard of by the consumers whose…

The Downside of the Digital Utopia

[caption id="attachment_7804" align="aligncenter" width="579"] (source: businesscrunch)[/caption] Digital technology is considered the solution to everything in the society we live in. One can do anything from organising a date to making a political decision, from paying…

Human rights at stake in Spain

Surrogacy will soon be debated in the Spanish Parliament after Ciudadanos, the Spanish Liberal Party, presented a law proposal to regulate it last June. The project they support only allows altruistic surrogacy, but it has…

The battle is real – EU arms for…

“Cyber attacks can be more dangerous to the stability of democracies and economies than guns and tanks.” - Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, claims at his State of the Union at the European…

From industry to culture in the Ruhr Area.…

The German Ruhrgebiet was the largest industrial centre in Europe due to the coal-mining boom after the Industrial Revolution during the 19th century, However, in 1958, the coal-mining crisis started, which put a definitive brake on…

RIO WIERL

Dubbed the “fit journalist”, Rio from Germany not only works out six times a week, but pulls her weight when it comes to journalism. Born and raised in the village of Mindelstetten, she swapped small…

APRIL MCLENNAN

Her friends describe her as bubbly and unique, as she considers herself loyal, creative and hilarious. April McLennan has come to Utrecht all the way from a small rural town in Tasmania, Australia where she…

AMALIE KRAAER

Amalie Kraaer is a 24-year-old journalist from Denmark with a shining smile and a contagious sense of enthusiasm for all things writing and reporting. Her academic journey paved the way to journalism and she immediately…

MADELEINE ROJAHN

Madeleine Rojahn is studying in the Europe in the World programme on exchange from the University of Tasmania, where she studies journalism and international relations. “I’m really excited about the Europe in the World course…