Economy

Alliances Fray as Portugal’s Socialists Rise in Popularity

On October 6th, Portuguese voters will head to polls. At stake are all 230 seats in the country’s Assembly, with…

Madrid’s Driving Ban Is Up in the Air, but So Are Small Local Businesses

“When you look at this policy reversal over pollution in Madrid, it’s clear there is no real green conscience in…

Ad hoc Deals Are No Permanent Solution to the Ongoing Migration Crisis Say Italy and Malta

Last week, the rescue vessel Alan Kurdi, which was carrying 65 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya, was denied…

Will France’s New Airline Tax Help Decarbonise the Skies?

Air travel is a major contributor to pollution and global climate change. In order to make the sector pay its…

Malta Is Upgrading, Expanding and Clustering Industry

From crafts and toys to pharma and aviation, Malta’s sixteen industrial and business zones play host to quite the variety…

Portugal’s Solar Power Auction Outshines All Expectations

Portugal extended the deadline for a mega-auction of new solar energy capacity by a week, it will now be concluding…

“We Want to Defuse the Crisis.” EU Tries to Salvage the Iran Deal Amid Rising Temperatures

Once the USA exited the JCPoA (The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) in May, 2018 – commonly referred to as…

Marking the End of an Era, Syriza Loses to New Democracy in a Landslide

Four years ago, Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing Syriza party came to power to challenge austerity and Greece’s international creditors.…

Preventing Future Shocks Means Adapting Banks Now

The sovereign debt crisis ended years ago, but the scars remain. Dissatisfaction with the way countries handled the crisis was…

Portugal Blows the World Travel Awards Out of the Water, With 39 Awards

Portugal swept up at the World Travel Awards, hosted in Madeira, clocking in with a total of 39 awards –…
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