Economy

Can France get Brazil to Fall in Line?

The world has watched in horror as the Amazon burns while Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro refused to do anything about…

Difficulties Persist in Uniting a Divided Cyprus

On August 9th, the leaders of split Cyprus agreed to meet in a UN compound in the buffer zone in…

Pressure Builds as Portuguese Fuel-Tanker Drivers Call Another Strike

For the Portuguese government, the tourist season – which is also mere weeks before a general election – is the…

Salvini Bet on His Popularity. He Lost – For Now

Following intense public feuding with coalition partner 5-Star Movement, Deputy Prime Minister and League party leader Matteo Salvini called for…

Greece Set To Consolidate Status As Stable International Partner

A two day Economist conference, hosted by Athens in July, was billed as a keynote discussion with the new Greek…

Sicily Bears Brunt of Italian Employment and Demographic Crisis

Earlier this year, clickbait-friendly headlines gathered traction on the internet, when a town in Southern Sicily offered homes online for…

Malta Enterprise: Attracting “Industries of Today and Tomorrow”

Well-known traditionally as a Mediterranean tourist destination, the tiny island-nation of Malta is today increasingly being circled on the maps…

Frustrations Rise as the Balkans See Further Delays in EU Accession

In February 2019, and as a consequence of the Prespes Agreement, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia officially changed its…

Malta Can Become “The Epicentre of Security Token Financing”

In our globalised world, small countries often share distinct advantages and disadvantages when compared to bigger economic rivals. In particular,…

Greta Thunberg Gets a Mixed and Tense Reception After Her Address in the French National Assembly

On Tuesday of last week, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg gave an address to the French assembly, fiercely criticising political…
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