Soccer is back with strict COVID-19 rules. Here’s what you need to know

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content Germany’s Bundesliga has resumed play for the first time in two months. Strict new rules include empty stadiums and COVID-19 testing. South Korea has restarted its K League and other top European […]

Why cyber-risk should take centre stage in financial services

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lutfey Siddiqi, Visiting Professor-in-Practice, London School of Economics and Political Science Cybercrime could cost banks an estimated $350 billion in the next five years. At larger banks, the approach to this risk is still often a work in […]

Sydney is choking on record levels of smog – and the bushfire season is just getting started

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rosamond Hutt, Senior Writer, Formative Content New South Wales records worst-ever air pollution. A blanket of bushfire smoke over Sydney has triggered health warnings. The likelihood and intensity of wildfires have increased around the world, from Australia to […]

Environmentalists have removed nearly 40 tonnes of trash from the Pacific

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content The sailing cargo ship Kwai docked in Honolulu last month after a 25-day voyage with 40 tonnes of fishing nets and consumer plastics aboard, gathered from what has become known as the Great […]

How Britain’s backyard bird feeders are shaping evolution

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   Several species have grown in number and overall diversity has increased, according to new research that explores the impact of the nation’s obsession with bird feeders. With at least half of all […]

Pollinating insects: Commission proposes actions to stop their decline

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. One in ten pollinating insects is on the verge of extinction, and a third of bee and butterfly species is declining. This is why today the Commission is proposing the first-ever EU initiative to address the decline of wild pollinating insects. The new measures […]