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Entrepreneurship and strategic planning: the enabler

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Diogo Parreira, President of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to … [Read More...]

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State of the Union 2017: Juncker’s optimism about EU growth and Brexit’s impact

It was last Wednesday when the president of the European Commission made his annual State speech address to the European Parliament pointing out the … [Read More...]

The EU Commission vies to screen Chinese investment in Europe

Last week, Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the powerful European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, announced a plan to screen … [Read More...]

Draghi’s 2018 compromise: enough money printing to revive inflation and check euro ascent

Last Thursday Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank, reassured the Eurozone banking conglomerates they will continue being blessed … [Read More...]

Is euro to repeat its past highs with the dollar?

The strengthening of the euro vis-à-vis the US dollar is taking alarming proportions, puzzling markets and the European Central Bank. The Eurozone … [Read More...]

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Local innovation, international impact: SMEs and the ITU Telecom World Awards

Sponsored Content What connects a group of young Rwandans building an app-based platform to manage data in schools with a new Japanese technology … [Read More...]

When connectivity is not enough: the key to meaningful digital inclusion

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GSMA announces first speakers for Mobile 360 Series-Middle East and North Africa

Sponsored content   Mobile-Focused Event Brings Industry Leaders Together to Debate Key Issues in Region   6 September … [Read More...]

Road to Brexit: the UK seeks early agreement on Data Privacy with the EU

British and European flags in front of the Berlaymont building (Copyright European Union, 2016 / Source: EC - Audiovisual Service/ Photo: Lieven … [Read More...]

World Health Organisation and medical students: is there any room for improvement?

As a medical student already for six years, I have realized that it is not enough just to read everything that crosses us about medicine and absorb … [Read More...]

Why do medical students seek for work abroad?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr. Cagri Orkun Kilic, a medical student at the University of Marmara Faculty of Medicine in … [Read More...]

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Entrepreneurship and strategic planning: the enabler

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Diogo Parreira, President of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). The … [Read More...]

State of the Union 2017: Juncker’s optimism about EU growth and Brexit’s impact

It was last Wednesday when the president of the European Commission made his annual State speech address to the European Parliament pointing out the … [Read More...]

The EU Commission vies to screen Chinese investment in Europe

Last week, Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the powerful European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, announced a plan to screen … [Read More...]

EU’s Finance Ministers draft plan to raise tax bills of online giants like Google and Amazon

Digital multinationals such as Amazon, Facebook and Google may face higher tax bills in the European Union as a new plan for harmonised tax treatment … [Read More...]

The role of junior entrepreneurs as a bridge between academia and business world

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Anflonso Catone, Vice President of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). … [Read More...]

The EU stops being soft with 10 Downing Street about Brexit

After the failed successive meetings about Brexit between the European Union and the British negotiation teams, the European Commission decided to … [Read More...]

Refugee crisis update: EU still lacks solidarity as Hungary and Slovakia refuse to accept EU Court’s decision

It was last Wednesday when the Court of Justice of the European Union rejected a challenge by Hungary and Slovakia regarding their denial on … [Read More...]

Europe’s top court hears Intel and sends € 1.06 bn antitrust fine to review

Last week the European Court of Justice, Europe’s highest court, ruled that US chipmaker Intel’s € 1.06 billion ($1.26 billion) antitrust fine be … [Read More...]

Draghi’s 2018 compromise: enough money printing to revive inflation and check euro ascent

Last Thursday Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank, reassured the Eurozone banking conglomerates they will continue being blessed … [Read More...]

Brexit: Britain and the Continent fighting the battle of Waterloo again

The British Prime Minister Theresa May is amidst an agonizing effort to put together a decent package of trade deals or at least initial and relevant … [Read More...]

EU and African leaders to jointly tackle the migration crisis across the Mediterranean

It was last week when the leaders of Italy, France, Germany and Spain met in Paris with the African leaders of Chad, Niger and Libya to discuss on how … [Read More...]

Why do medical students have to emigrate to become doctors in 2017?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mrs Juhi Chandrani, medical student at the AMC MET Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Juhi … [Read More...]

Is euro to repeat its past highs with the dollar?

The strengthening of the euro vis-à-vis the US dollar is taking alarming proportions, puzzling markets and the European Central Bank. The Eurozone … [Read More...]

Yellen and Draghi tell Trump and markets not to expedite the next crisis

The disappointment of financial markets with the lack of hints about monetary policy from the Jackson Hole gathering of central bankers is … [Read More...]

China and UK relations post Brexit as EU addresses Chinese takeovers

Chinese acquisitions of European companies have attracted the attention of the EU's largest economies, who requested from the Commission to play a … [Read More...]

Road to Brexit: the UK seeks early agreement on Data Privacy with the EU

British and European flags in front of the Berlaymont building (Copyright European Union, 2016 / Source: EC - Audiovisual Service/ Photo: Lieven … [Read More...]

Brexit may finally not really happen; The Brits have second thoughts

Last Thursday the European Sting, alone amongst the English language media, announced that “At last Britain considers a super-soft Brexit”. Only hours … [Read More...]

Climate change and health: an everyday solution

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Angelo Costantino, medical student at the University of Torino, Italy. Angelo is affiliated … [Read More...]

Climate change and its adverse impacts on health

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Peter Mac Jajua, medical student from Sierra Leone who is affiliated to the International … [Read More...]

At last Britain considers a super-soft Brexit

After more than one year, the Brexit road map has been more or less drafted between the two opposing groups of the governing Tories, the hard … [Read More...]

Has the EU economy truly revived from the financial crisis?

Last week the European Commission published a press release regarding EU’s recovery from the financial crisis where it is mentioned that the EU, after … [Read More...]

Climate change and health: creating global awareness and using earth resources wisely

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Animesh Upadhyay, medical student from India who is affiliated to the International … [Read More...]

Climate Change: a challenge yet to be tackled in medical schools

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr. João Nuno da Rocha Oliveira Gomes , a medical student in the Faculty of Medicine of Porto … [Read More...]

After Brexit and Grexit, Brussels to deal with Poloust

After Grexit and Brexit that have both been haunting the European Union for quite some time, and will continue doing so in the foreseeable future, … [Read More...]

Refugee crisis update: EU lacks solidarity as migration figures drop

There has been a significant decrease in July in the number of refugees reaching Italy through the Mediterranean according to data released by the … [Read More...]

Climate change: Direct and indirect impacts on health

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr. Manish Kumar Gupta, a research associate at VA Healthcare medical center at Miami, FL. … [Read More...]

An introduction to ‘Eco-Medical Literacy’ and its importance in shaping expert medical professionals

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms. Ayesha Siddiqua, a first year MBBS student at Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, … [Read More...]

Climate change and health: public health awareness in an international framework

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms. Leena Hatem Moshref, a medical student in in King Abdulaziz University. She is affiliated … [Read More...]

Berlin vies for a Germanic European Central Bank

Last week, the deep German state struck again targeting the heart of Eurozone. The hit was effectuated by Sabine Lautenschläger, a middle aged … [Read More...]

Climate change and health: a much needed multidisciplinary approach

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms. Rana Hatem Moshref, a 6th year medical student in King Abdulaziz University, Saudi … [Read More...]

A health approach to climate change

The world has more than 1.9 million medical students from over 190 countries. If all us health professionals and future health professionals team up … [Read More...]

Climate change and health: Raising awareness is the key for greener actions

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms. Kristiana Nikolova, a fourth year medical student from the University of Copenhagen, … [Read More...]

Why climate change matters for future health professionals

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms. Emma Aneshansley, recent graduate from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts, and Mr … [Read More...]

Trump’s Russian affair spills over and upsets Europe

The turmoil in the American political system, caused by President Donald Trump’s Russian affair is having spillovers in Europe. Of course, it’s not … [Read More...]

A silent killer: the impact of a changing climate on health

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Kim van Daalen, a prospect Public Health master student at Cambridge University, currently … [Read More...]

Brexit talks: 2nd round fails to bring the EU and the UK closer on key issues

Michel Barnier, the EU’s Chief Negotiator and David Davis, British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, hold a joint press conference at … [Read More...]

Why medicine is relevant to the battle against climate change

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Falah Nadeem, a 3rd year MBBS student at Rashid Latif Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. … [Read More...]

Medical students, climate change and health: an unorthodox combination

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Ankit Raj, a final year MBBS student from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India . He is … [Read More...]

Brexit talks: Today the world to hear of a predictable failure

Last Monday’s events in Brussels were very characteristic of how perilously the Brits take the Brexit or more precisely how unripe they are to discuss … [Read More...]

Medical students as the critical link to address climate change

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr. Kevin Ardon Casco, a medical student in his sixth year of medicine at National Autonomous … [Read More...]

World Health Organisation and medical students: is there any room for improvement?

As a medical student already for six years, I have realized that it is not enough just to read everything that crosses us about medicine and absorb … [Read More...]

Trump badly cornered at home by agribusiness and steel consumer lobbies: Trade

Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and TV reality show star, as President, discovered the hard way that international trade is a much more … [Read More...]

The ECB accuses the politicians of inaction, continues injecting billions to banks

Last Saturday 8 July the Belgian newspaper De Standaard published an interview with Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board and chief economist of … [Read More...]

Refugee crisis: Commission proposes a new plan urging EU countries to help Italy

The EU interior ministers gathered last Thursday in Tallinn to discuss Italy’s problem to deal with migration crisis together with the new Action Plan … [Read More...]

EU and Japan agree on free-trade deal and fill the post-TPP void

Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council and Shinzō Abe, Japanese Prime Minister at the EU-Japan … [Read More...]

Trump ‘used’ G20 to side with Putin and split climate and trade packs

While protesters were dynamically trying to reach the part of Hamburg where the G20 leaders of the largest economies of the world were gathered, the … [Read More...]

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