It’s Thursday, so time for a new episode of ConsEUmer with these topics: 🇬🇧 The UK opens up to gene-editing ✈️ Alitalia needs another rescue (w/ Luca Bertoletti) 🐒 Didier Reynders has a monkey 🇪🇺🤝🇺🇸 Will Biden save us? (w/ Ryan Heath)
It’s the first ConsEUmer episode of 2021, still hosted by yours truly. This week on ConsEUmer: -> Hope for e-scooters in Ireland -> Lab-grown meat creates opportunities and challenges -> It’s Brexit time
This video was recorded by Lëtzebuerger Journal in December 2020, for the show “Elo mol éierlech” (Let’s be honest) that I am hosting on their digital platform. The video is available for free on the website of Journal. (original language: Luxembourgish // subtitles available in English) Here is a short clip: If you want to […]
Has World War III started yet? Anyone who believed former British prime minister and European Union supporter David Cameron in 2016 would think that it had. Cameron claimed that Britain exiting the EU would lead to another global conflict that would destroy Europe as we know it. The reality is that all that has been destroyed is […]
It’s been a rough morning for the British left, following the general election on Thursday. Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party dominated the field with 364 out of 650 seats in the House of Commons, a very comfortable absolute majority. Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party gathered 203 seats, in what can only be described as a crushing defeat. […]
Since Theresa May’s very awkward impromptu dance at a Tory party conference last year, you could say that British Conservatives should probably refrain from pop-inspired musical numbers. That said, Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now” applies quite well to Boris Johnson’s general election campaign. With a 12-point lead in the polls, Johnson could be looking at an 80-seat […]
Le nouveau Premier ministre du Royaume-Uni Boris Johnson sera confronté à un challenge : réconcilier son parti, tenir ses promesses sur le Brexit et rester au pouvoir. Ces options ne sont pas conciliables.