Politics

Greece Joins Member States in Ratifying Istanbul Convention

Last month Greece became the 32nd state and 19th EU member state to ratify the Istanbul Convention, formally known as…

Portuguese President Meets with Donald Trump to Reaffirm Strong Bilateral Ties

On June 27 President Rebelo de Sousa met with US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington D.C.…

Greece’s New Growth Strategy Propels Country Into Promising Future

In just two months, Greece will exit from its bailout programme, marking the end to an eight-year-long memoranda era. The…

Spain Appoints Female Majority Cabinet

After two weeks of whirlwind political drama, Spain’s new government was sworn in on June 7th. However, this is no…

New Governments Form in Italy and Spain

“Democracy is messy, and it’s hard. It’s never easy.” Robert Kennedy Jr.’s observation could hardly ring truer after a tumultuous…

Italy’s Five Star Movement & League Propose Economic Overhauls in New Coalition Document

After weeks of talks, Italy’s Five Star Movement, led by Luigi Di Maio, and the far-right League, led by Matteo…

Portugal Commemorates the Fall of its Dictatorship and Celebrates the Success of its Modern Democracy

On April 25th the overthrow of Western Europe’s longest dictatorship was marked by a commemorative speech by the Portuguese President,…

Spain Surpasses US as World’s Second Most Popular Tourist Destination

The World Travel and Tourism Council has announced that Spain was the second most popular tourist destination after France last…

The Power of the Bloc

The United States and Europe are one another’s biggest trading partners. Both served as the other’s biggest export destination in…

Not Giving Up on Europe: Taming the Fire of Euroscepticism

More than ten years out after the fallout of the economic crisis, there is an increasing number of Eurosceptics across…
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