European Union scrambles to patch up relations at Africa summit

European Union scrambles to patch up relations at Africa summit

Press play to listen to this article It is not easy to pinpoint the nadir of the EU’s great pivot to Africa. The shift in Europe’s focus was trumped with great fanfare by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Council President Charles Michel at the start of their mandates in December 2019. But the … Read more

European ‘freedom convoy’ eyes major protest in Brussels

European ‘freedom convoy’ eyes major protest in Brussels

You might want to reconsider going for a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day in Brussels — as the city is likely to be completely paralyzed. A coordinated pan-European convoy of anti-vaccine protestors is expected to descend on Brussels on February 14. Brussels police are gearing up should the demonstration turn violent as others have done … Read more

Intel decision spells trouble for European Commission's Google campaign

Intel decision spells trouble for European Commission's Google campaign

Press play to listen to this article EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager hadn’t taken up her post in Brussels when the European Commission levied a €1 billion antitrust fine on intelbut she now has to pick up the pieces of a court debacle that could influence the fate of her record Google antitrust penalty. The … Read more