Day of the Seafarer: Commissioner Vălean supports the rights of seafarers and their vital role

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. On 25 June, the Day of the Seafarer, Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean issued a statement. She reiterates the need for the shipping industry to increase the number of crew changes and for States to enable seafarer repatriations around the world, while facilitating access […]

Taxation: Commission refers Portugal to the Court for discriminatory legislation on car registration tax

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today the Commission decided to refer Portugal to the Court of Justice of the European Union for taxing used cars that are imported from other Member States more heavily than used cars purchased on the Portuguese market. Under EU rules, no Member State can […]

Artificial Intelligence: These 3 charts show what people really think

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, Senior Writer, Formative Content There needs to be greater scrutiny of the use of artificial intelligence, according to a poll of 20,000 people across 27 countries. While the potential and power of AI to transform our lives is almost […]

Remarks by President Juncker at the joint press conference with President Tusk ahead of the G20 Summit

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. There is no better place for this year’s G20 Summit than here in Osaka – a vibrant merchant city, known as the ‘Nation’s Kitchen’. As we prepare to discuss the future of the global economy over the next two days, we should inspire ourselves […]