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Japanese banks to move their European HQ from London to Frankfurt after Brexit

One year after the UK has decided to quit the EU, the first effects of the “leave” vote on the financial sector are becoming visible. Japanese brokerage giants Nomura and Daiwa Securities Group have … [Read More...]

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EU unveils plan to accelerate Capital Markets Union ahead of London’s departure from the bloc

Skyline of the City of London, Europe’s largest financial centre. (Source: EC - Audiovisual Service / Photo: Jack Taylor) Last week the European … [Read More...]

ECB intervenes to clean May’s and Schäuble’s mess

Last Thursday 8 June, on the day the Britons were punishing Theresa May for her mistakes and arrogance, the European Central Bank under Mario Draghi … [Read More...]

19th EU-China Summit: A historical advance in the Chino-European rapprochement

Mainstream media and the two EU Presidents (Donald Tusk of the Council and Jean-Claude Juncker of the Commission), during and after last week’s … [Read More...]

Germany caught with selfish double standards in euro area policy

Over the past three years the European Central Bank, guided by its President Mario Draghi, has been folowing a super relaxed monetary policy. It has … [Read More...]

EU Council agrees to reform the system for motor vehicles but with “restricted” power for the Commission

It was last Monday when the EU ministers gathered in Brussels to draft new rules to prevent future emissions cheating from the automotive companies … [Read More...]

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I-Society

Brussels Vs. Google: The €1 bn EU fine and the US response

The European Commission is about to impose more than one billion euros fine to Google as a result of online shopping service search abuse according to … [Read More...]

A revolution, an ecosystem, an ocean: 5G is just the beginning

Endorsed content “You cannot assume that 5G is just 4G on steroids. It is a revolution,” says Kailash Narayanan of Keysight Technologies. The neat … [Read More...]

ITU Telecom World 2017: exploring smart digital transformation

Endorsed content Artificial intelligence can crunch the numbers on inconceivably large volumes of data, predicting trends, mitigating problems, … [Read More...]

Why do medical students need to go abroad to become a doctor in 2017?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr. François Janssens , a medical student at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Brussels. … [Read More...]

International World Summit Award calls for outstanding digital applications with impact on society from 178 UN member states

Sponsored content Salzburg, April 2017 UN based WSA calls for applications. All digital products with impact on society can now apply with … [Read More...]

A new world that demands new doctors in the fourth industrial revolution

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr João Victor Villa, man academic of the first year of Medicine at Santa Marcelina College … [Read More...]

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Japanese banks to move their European HQ from London to Frankfurt after Brexit

One year after the UK has decided to quit the EU, the first effects of the “leave” vote on the financial sector are becoming visible. Japanese … [Read More...]

The EU slams Theresa May’s Brexit option; sets base for own European defense, security platform

Last week’s EU Summit in Brussels set a solid base for the frictionless functioning of the European Union of 27, minus Britain. For one thing, the UK … [Read More...]

Brain drain 2017: why do medical students need to emigrate to become doctors in 2017?

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 started with a London handicap and Brussels’ sternness

Last Monday’s first meeting between the British and the EU Brexit negotiations teams gave a clear indication that London has started watering down its … [Read More...]

Brussels Vs. Google: The €1 bn EU fine and the US response

The European Commission is about to impose more than one billion euros fine to Google as a result of online shopping service search abuse according to … [Read More...]

The opportunity of studying Medicine abroad

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Dagmar-Elisabeth Messner, a 4 th year medical student at the Comenius University in … [Read More...]

Macron has the deputies but not the people’s consent for his far reaching reforms

The French electoral system of ‘two Sundays’ has permitted Emmanuel Macron to become President, despite being the first choice of only 24.015% of the … [Read More...]

Macron’s Presidency: what the young generation’s expectations are

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Adrien Lepic, the elected Secretary General of the European Confederation of Junior … [Read More...]

May led Britain to chaos, now looks for way out with unpredictable DUP

As the dust settles after last week’s electoral pandemonium in Britain, the country finds itself in a true political chaos. Prime Minster Theresa May … [Read More...]

Refugee crisis update: Commission is struggling alone with little help from EU or G7 leaders

The European Commission has been fighting the migration crisis urging the EU countries for their support to tackle this long-lasting issue but no or … [Read More...]

EU unveils plan to accelerate Capital Markets Union ahead of London’s departure from the bloc

Skyline of the City of London, Europe’s largest financial centre. (Source: EC - Audiovisual Service / Photo: Jack Taylor) Last week the European … [Read More...]

ECB intervenes to clean May’s and Schäuble’s mess

Last Thursday 8 June, on the day the Britons were punishing Theresa May for her mistakes and arrogance, the European Central Bank under Mario Draghi … [Read More...]

Why medical students decide to study abroad?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Dagmar-Elisabeth Messner, a 4th year medical student at the Comenius University in … [Read More...]

19th EU-China Summit: A historical advance in the Chino-European rapprochement

Mainstream media and the two EU Presidents (Donald Tusk of the Council and Jean-Claude Juncker of the Commission), during and after last week’s … [Read More...]

Medical students: The need for emigration

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Hamnah Tajjab, a 3rd year MBBS student at Lahore, Pakistan. She is also affiliated to the … [Read More...]

The US may be “open” to reviving TTIP, while the EU designs the future of trade with China

After months of silence and no progress since the negotiations were officially put on hold, last week the TTIP reappeared on the main pages of the … [Read More...]

Trump’s denial of Paris climate agreement; the US Republicans lash out against the world

Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the UN Paris Climate Agreement is a major foreign policy step, rather difficult to understand. For one thing, the … [Read More...]

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

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms. Ayesha Zahid , a MBBS student from Services Institute of Medical Sciences. … [Read More...]

Germany caught with selfish double standards in euro area policy

Over the past three years the European Central Bank, guided by its President Mario Draghi, has been folowing a super relaxed monetary policy. It has … [Read More...]

EU Council agrees to reform the system for motor vehicles but with “restricted” power for the Commission

It was last Monday when the EU ministers gathered in Brussels to draft new rules to prevent future emissions cheating from the automotive companies … [Read More...]

Reality Shock

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr. Ahmad Abbadi, a medical student at Jordan University of Science and Technology. … [Read More...]

Trump enrages the Europeans and isolates the US in G7

Last Thursday, Donald Trump, at a superb hall in the new glass and steel NATO building in Brussels, delivered an unruly speech, after having pushed … [Read More...]

The sad plight of fledging doctors

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

Dangerous Trumpism in the Middle East with an anti-European edge

All main stream media analysts agree that the US President Donald Trump last Sunday 21 May in Riyadh, completely reversed his predecessor Barack … [Read More...]

Will the EU ever tackle the migration crisis despite the lack of political will?

Despite the fact that migration crisis figures have decreased compared to last year, the disappointing commitment of some countries to fulfil their … [Read More...]

Doctors without borders

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Felix Gunzer , a nineteen years old medical student at the Universtity of Graz, Austria. … [Read More...]

Elections in Britain may reserve a surprise for May’s Tories

The easy ride for the 8 June election in Britain that Prime Minister Theresa May planned for the Tories seems to be turning sour. When same weeks ago … [Read More...]

Brazil’s hopeless future of science

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Laís de Carvalho Pinheiro , a twenty-eight years old medical student, lawyer and … [Read More...]

Will the French let Macron destroy their party political system?

Emmanuel Macron is moving forward with his plan to destroy the French political scenery as we know it for centuries, from the times of the great … [Read More...]

Why do medical students need to go abroad to become a doctor in 2017?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr. François Janssens , a medical student at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Brussels. … [Read More...]

EU Council approves visa-free travel for Ukraine and cement ties with Kiev

Last week the Council of the European Union finally adopted a regulation granting visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens. Thanks to the formal … [Read More...]

China dazzles the world with her Silk Road plan to connect, Asia, Europe and Africa

More than 30 political leaders and government representatives from 110 countries participate in the Belt and Road Forum China organizes in Beijing on … [Read More...]

Progress in medical research: leading or lagging behind?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Daniel Gomez Ramos. The writer is a first-year medical student at Ohio University Heritage … [Read More...]

Threats from mammoth banks and Brussels fuel May’s poll rates

The Theresa May brexiteer government has started feeling the heat about their choice to fight an electoral battle on a clear and loud plea, that a … [Read More...]

EU and Amazon cut deal to end antitrust investigation over e-books deals

Last week the European Commission has communicated its decision to formally accept commitments by US tech giant Amazon to end an EU antitrust … [Read More...]

Macron plans for Europe, Brexit and banks but vague on France

Emmanuel Macron, after yesterday’s quasi formality of the second round of the election, is the new President of France, having defeated Marine Le Pen … [Read More...]

The ECB again takes care of the bankers not the people

Last week the European Central Bank surprised everybody by letting it be known that interest rates will “remain at present or lower levels for an … [Read More...]