The SMS to Socrates that fell on deaf ears

Pedro Araújo Yesterday at 21:56 Teixeira dos Santos, former finance minister, went down in history for having precipitated the request for foreign aid in 2011 by publicly reporting the country’s true financial situation. In a book that will be released this month, he says that the prime minister cut ties with him, but was forced … Read more

In the context of escalating infections. France takes over EU presidency

French President Emmanuel Macron, who will present on January 19, in Strasbourg, the program of the French presidency of the Council, announced in early December the priorities for the semester. The reform of the Schengen Area, migration flows and a summit with the African Union are French priorities, to which is added the holding, in … Read more

The European satellite navigation system has two new satellites richer

A valuable European payload of two Galileo navigation satellites was launched with a Soyuz rocket as part of the VS-26 mission. The flight from the Kourou space center in French Guiana went smoothly, becoming the eleventh successful launch of the Galileo navigational constellation program. At the same time, it was the first in a series … Read more

EU announces sanctions on Minsk and asks not to let migrants freeze to death

JN/Agencies Yesterday at 19:00 The head of the European Union (EU) diplomacy warned that the borders of the community space “are not open unlimitedly” across Belarus, announcing new sanctions on Minsk to punish the migratory pressure of the Lukashenko regime. “The borders of the European Union are not open in an unlimited way. Entry into … Read more

Border between Poland and Belarus: migrants attack soldiers

MMigrants who want to illegally cross the EU’s external border with Poland via Belarus have recently tried several times to reach their destination by force and to tear down border fences. That comes from videos of the Polish border guards. At the weekend, two groups of 60 to 70 migrants each threw stones and branches … Read more

UK suspending the Northern Ireland Protocol soon?

Dhe minister responsible for relations with Brussels, David Frost, used the Conservative Congress to intensify threats against the European Union. In a speech to the delegates in Manchester on Monday, he said that Great Britain would suspend the so-called Northern Ireland Protocol in the exit treaty if the ongoing negotiations with the EU Commission do … Read more

EUSPA announces the #myEUspace competition. “Space for innovation and entrepreneurs”

The European Union Agency for the Space Program (EUSPA) has announced the launch of the next edition of the EU’s #myEUspace competition. This time, the competition has been expanded to include additional activities – as indicated, the scope will include new opportunities resulting from quantum technologies. ‘The increased availability of space-related data and services and … Read more

Afghanistan. G7 requires “safe passage” for Afghan departures after August 31

The group of seven richest countries met virtually to discuss the situation in Afghanistan, namely the controversial issue of the withdrawal of US troops on 31 August. The president of the European Council, Charles Michel, said in a press conference at the end of the meeting that he defended the extension of the deadline for … Read more

Agreement between ECMWF and the European Commission on the continuation of climate and atmosphere monitoring services

The European Center for Medium-Term Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) announced at the end of July this year. signing an agreement with the European Commission for activities under the next stage of the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) and Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) programs. The agreement was signed on July 22 this year. Timo Pesonen, Director … Read more

Why winemakers argue about the new wine law

EIt’s been a good six months since a new wine law was passed in Germany. After years of unsuccessful struggle, the representatives of the winemakers agreed with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture on a new version and thus finally implemented the EU requirements for a new regulation from 2009. Last autumn, the Bundestag and Bundesrat … Read more