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4 Ways Blockchain, the Technology behind Bitcoin, Can Transform Education

A new study highlights how blockchain technology can be a game-changer in education.<br>Read More

Blockchain

Latest: European Parliament approves proposal to end bi-annual clock change

<b>Update 11.58am:</b> Changing the clocks every summer and winter could soon be a thing of the past after the European Parliament today voted in favour of …

EU to review impact of daylight savings time

The European Union is to review moving clocks forward and back between summer and winter time after a call from MEPs.<p>Brussels had set down rules that mean all EU countries, including Britain, change the clock in March and put it back in October at the same time. The standardisation smoothed out …

Inside Europe: Will the Cornish language be a casualty of Brexit?

Could the Cornish language be a casualty of Brexit? It's older than English, and now spoken regularly by only a few hundred people in Britain’s most …

The EU could soon abolish coordinated daylight saving time

The European parliament yesterday voted to keep the same time all year round<p>Twice a year, every year, I inevitably get a little confused about …

Europe

The having cake and eating it Brexit fantasy is over. Time to recognise reality over our future trade with the EU

As Parliament, and the country, degenerate into a state of renewed civil war over Brexit, it’s time for a bit more honesty, on both sides of the debate, over the economic consequences.<p>For many Brexiteers, sovereignty is all. If there is an economic cost to quitting, so be it; almost any price is …

Ford of Europe applies for German banking license amid Brexit uncertainty

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Don’t blame George Soros for the UK’s second thoughts on Brexit

A second Brexit referendum? That would be a “subversion of the democratic process”. So spluttered John Humphrys, one of the presenters of BBC Radio’s …

United Kingdom

The EU Doesn't Want to Be More Democratic

The Brussels establishment is rejecting attempts to make it more transparent and accountable to voters.<p>The European Union has had a democratic legitimacy problem for years: Its governing bodies -- with the exception of those that consist of national leaders and ministers -- are neither particularly …

Europe

U.S. Trade Deal Isn't Key to Brexit Success, U.K.'s Labour Says

Striking a trade deal with the U.S. isn’t crucial to making a success of Brexit, the U.K.’s opposition Labour Party said as it prioritized preserving …

United Kingdom

'World on the brink,' warns Munich Security Report

With the US's international role waning, Europe must define its own future, says a highly-anticipated report. This assessment sets the agenda for …

Corruption

Brexit: Theresa May spent £1,000 delivering Article 50 letter to Brussels

The Article 50 letter written by Theresa May that kicked off the Brexit process travelled to Brussels first class on a Eurostar train, it has been …

Europe
European Parliament

EU’s Avramopoulos denies Greek bribery allegations

The EU’s migration commissioner, Dimitris Avramopoulos, on Friday strenuously denied claims that he took bribes from Swiss pharmaceutical giant …

Europe

Piketty Thinks the EU Is Bad for Eastern Europe. He's Half Right.

Economic colonization by western Europe works differently than the rock star economist believes.<p>Rock star economist Thomas Piketty's view of eastern European countries as "owned" by their wealthier Western neighbors has helped nationalist parties in that part of the world make a case for economic …

Europe

Trade talks between EU, Mercosur end with no breakthrough

The European Union and Latin American bloc Mercosur have concluded two weeks of negotiations in Brussels on a free trade deal with no clear …

Swedish MEP reveals KEY issue with EU Commission Presidency appointment system

European MEPs have been pushing for a change in the system adopted by Brussels for the selection of the President of the European Commission.<p>MEPs …

Long-term Brits in Germany to get back vote, as London vows end to time limit

The government statement said that UK citizens would seek a law change that would enable citizens to vote in domestic elections regardless of how …

Why the US is drawing in Europe’s expats post-Brexit

The US presidency and Brexit have generated considerable controversy in their respective countries. But how has it affected expats? Catherine Hickley explains.<p>The precise date the UK will wave goodbye to the European Union for good has been lost in a fog of party politics for most people. While the …

Labor Economics

Juncker to Float Merging Top EU Jobs, Source Says

The European Union’s executive arm plans next week to propose merging the bloc’s two top positions in a bid to strengthen its global representation, …

Europe

European Parliament Approves Resolution to Evaluate Daylight Savings Time

European Parliament members approved a resolution that calls for the European Commission to investigate whether daylight savings time is helpful or a …

Europe

EU states ready for tussle with MEPs on lawmaking

The confidential text, seen by this website, indicated that it may not be easy to come to an agreement.<p>Although determining the classification of …

Europe