A group of around 100 civilians have been evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant, the last stronghold of Ukrainian soldiers in Mariupol. Moscow says some civilians were handed over to the Red Cross and the UN, who confirmed the operation. Ukrainian authorities started to evacuate more civilians from the city on Monday. U.S. Speaker of … Continue reading Ukraine Crisis: Mariupol evacuations continue as EU readies more sanctions on Russia
Enacted by the European Union Parliament on 16 December, 2019, the EU Whistleblower Directive is yet to achieve its purpose due to discrepancies in its adoption and implementation. More than half of the 27-member political institution are already transposing the EU Whistleblower Protection Directive into national law. But there are widespread concerns that all Eurozone … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the new EU Whistleblower Legislation
When Britons voted for Brexit in 2016, they were promised a smooth transition to a new economic relationship with the European Union. Now the two sides are hurtling toward a tumultuous split that threatens billions worth of trade and hundreds of thousands of jobs. An outcome almost no one wants looks increasingly hard to avoid, … Continue reading Brexit now a messy divorce for UK and EU
Futuris explores how researchers are using tools from the field of physics and other scientific disciplines to help better understand COVID-19. In Hamburg scientists are studying the elusive protein structures that enable coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, to take hold. They are trying to find out how they are able to replicate so rapidly inside human cells. … Continue reading What experts in physics and virology are doing to end COVID-19
The UK's National Audit Office (NAO) has released a report showing that government departments spent at least £4.4 billion (€5.08 billion) preparing for the United Kingdom's exit. In the 32-page report, published on Friday (March 6), the office said it had asked all 18 central government departments and two non-ministerial departments to provide information on the cost … Continue reading The UK govt spent a whopping €5b on Brexit
In line with sanctions from the European Union and U.N., media reports on Monday confirmed Russian president Vladimir Putin has severed economic and scientific ties, among others, with Kim Jong Un's government whose representative Kim In Ryong, North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador, told the General Assembly that an all-out nuclear war is inevitable. Kim said provocations on … Continue reading North Korea: A Nuclear War is Inevitable.
Members of the European Union Parliament have strongly condemned the European Commission’s proposal to relocate 54,000 refugees from Turkey to EU member states, instead of relocating refugees from Italy and Greece as previously agreed, EuroReporter confirms. Italian MEP Barbara Spinelli said: “I strongly welcome Ska Keller’s response to the Commission in this report. I would … Continue reading 554,000 Refugees To Be Relocated From Greece And Italy To Other Member States.