Europe

From Europhoria to Europhobia

Exploring The Political Dimension of the Euro Instability

When Euro bills and coins were launched into circulation on New Year’s Eve in 2002, excitement was roaring through the streets of Europe as people rushed to cash machines to hold the new unified European currency in their hands. The Euro was a symbol of European integration and economic flourishing. However, this initial excitement did
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Major Setbacks in Europe’s Approach to Vaccination

“No one is safe until everyone is safe”

The global financial crisis, the refugee wave, Greece’s sovereign debt crisis, Brexit – even the greatest optimist cannot deny that the European Union has been hit by a whole series of damaging blows since the Treaty of Lisbon came into effect in December 2009. But perhaps the most destabilising and devastating crisis is that of
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“My Strength and Stay”

The British monarchy’s longest serving consort passes away

On the morning of Friday, April 9th 2021, Buckingham Palace announced the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The Queen’s husband of 73 years passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle, only two months and one day from his 100th birthday. In what has been a challenging year for the Royal Family,
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For the Brecord…

Setting the Brexit record straight once and for all

Netflix certainly won’t be hard-pressed for conflict in their inevitable Brexit-based political drama (HBO have already cranked out a film on the subject). After dominating British public discourse for the best part of five years, it’s easy to forget why the United Kingdom opted to leave the European Union in the first place. Left unchecked, the distortions that divided the country during the Brexit process risk filling the history books, no doubt deploying an exhaustive “Brexicon” of questionably imaginative portmanteaus (that even have their own scientific paper): you’ve no doubt heard
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