Monday

20th Feb 2017

Ticker

French and Austrians most wary of globalisation: survey

People in France and Austria rank among the most fearful of globalisation, according to a survey conducted by Germany's Bertelsmann Foundation. Some 55 percent of Austrians and 54 percent of French respondents view globalisation as a threat. The survey suggested that those fears contribute to the upsurge of populist parties.

Agenda

Pence, Greece and Brexit This WEEK

The US vice-president becomes the first senior Trump administration official to visit EU institutions. Greece's creditors try to break deadlock in talks, and British Lords will debate Brexit.

Analysis

Why Romania erupted in protest

Current anger over corruption laws can be traced back to a night-club fire in 2015, when many died because of lax safety standards. Romanians then realised that corruption can kill.

Opinion

The need for global cooperation in stopping Iran

Although Trump said he would tear up the Iran Nuclear Agreement, the new administration seems to want to work on a new policy toward Iran. Let's hope European leaders will respond in kind to this approach.

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