[Reportage] Christophe Hansen: Mir brauchen eng Verlängerung vum Brexit-Delai

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert an ass de 27. Mäerz iwwerdroe ginn. De ganze Beitrag fënnt een och hei. Duerch de Coronavirus, un deem elo och de brittesche Premier positiv getest gouf, kommen aner politesch Prozesser an den Hannergrond, dorënner de Brexit. D’Transitiounsphas huet allerdéngs een Oflafdatum, deen ëmmer méi no kënnt.

No crisis unused: Eurocare argues for ban on alcohol sponsorship in sports

While the world is battling the Coronavirus crisis, the European Alcohol Policy Alliance (EUROCARE) is facing a different goliath: alcohol sponsorship… in sports? A head-scratcher of sorts, especially given that the sports industry will fall on hard times this year if COVID-19 drags on. With cancelled events and games, cutting the sports industry off from […]

The EU budget fight: Corona-excuses and Polish dilemmas

The upcoming budget, as it has been suggested by the European Commission in May last year, excites itself over its own ambitions. With more contributions from the 27 member states, the European Commission wants to move all countries away from fossil fuel use for energy production, reform agricultural subsidies in a way that Central and Eastern […]

Are we letting ideologues take over agriculture?

‘Farming looks mighty easy when your plough is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the cornfield.’ Those were the prescient words of US president Dwight Eisenhower. Today, debate about farming has been colonised by environmental activists with little regard for the realities of farming.

Without Britain, The European Union Lurches Towards Its Own Army

A regrettable consequence of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union is that the bloc has lost a mitigating influence on its political integration. For the most part, the UK has sought to protect its financial and regulatory advantages against Brussels, which has been keen to over-regulate London’s finance industry. Former British prime minister […]

[Reportage] Februar-Plénière zu Strosbuerg: Brexit-Verhandlungen, Afrika-Relatiounen, Hausdéieren

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, a gouf de 14. Feburar iwwerdroen. Dës Woch war d’Plénière vum Europaparlament zu Strosbuerg, wou ënnert anerem d’Brexit-Verhandlungen, d’Relatioune mat Afrika, an den illegale Schmuggel vun Hausdéieren um Ordre du Jour waren. Ufanks der Woch huet d’Europaparlament hiere Mandat de négociation fir d’Verhandlungen mat Groussbritannien gestëmmt. An […]

La taxe digitale est mauvaise pour les consommateurs

Le Royaume-Uni a annoncé pendant le Forum économique mondial à Davos qu’elle va introduire une taxe digitale. Depuis trois ans, l’Union européenne discute d’une proposition similaire pour le reste du continent. Les États-Unis soulèvent la question de l’équité au niveau des échanges commerciaux, et le Grand-Duché propose de trouver une solution à l’échelle de l’OCDE. […]

[Reportage] Christophe Hansen iwwer Brexit-Handelsofkommes: D’EU huet rout Linnen

Dëse Reportage ass fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert ginn, a gouf de 7. Feburar iwwerdroen. USO: De Lëtzebuerger Europadeputéierten Christophe Hansen ass viru kuerzem Rapporteur am Europaparlament fir den Handelsaccord zwëschent der Europäescher Unioun a Groussbritannien ginn. De Bill Wirtz huet mat him zu Bréissel iwwer d’Erausfuederungen vun dësem Projet geschwat. Bis Enn dës Joer […]

Brexit Fails To Start World War III

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 […]