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How far is a government willing to go to hold up press freedom?

Assange has been held in Belmarsh since April 2019 when he was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He had spent seven increasingly surreal years there, after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. His imprisonment is an attack on the freedom of expression. Continue reading

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Will the Russian War in Ukraine reset World diplomacy?

Originally posted on But what does Richard Kemp think?:
President Zelensky has now established the ‘gold standard’ for political leadership of this generation. Compare him a former comedian turned statesman with the half basked comedian who is our Prime Minister…

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Fast-rising energy prices attract China to capitalise on them

West European energy provision In Western Europe, no one will be able to deny that they are not satisfied with the development of gas and electricity prices. In recent days, it has been commonplace to express dissatisfaction with the rapidly … Continue reading

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Brexit, what we lost in the fire

Originally posted on Centre for Brexit Studies Blog:
By Ferry Biedermann, freelance journalist working both in the UK and in Europe. He has contributed to the Financial Times, CNBC, the Washington Post, Trouw newspaper in the Netherlands and many others.…

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Hungarian undermining of European freedoms

In Hungary, it has become very difficult when you feel born in a wrong body. It is not only illegal to change your gender, but it has become very difficult to talk about it with others. Educators can be fined … Continue reading

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G7 and Building Back Better

A look at the 2021 G7 summit which took place under the UK presidency of the G7, the overarching theme of which is ‘Building Back Better’ from the pandemic. Continue reading

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Coronavirus on March 11 declared a global pandemic on March 31 affecting more than 177 countries

Coronavirus has been spreading rapidly across the world, affecting more than 177 countries and claiming more than 36,200 lives. The virus emerged in China in December 2019 and around 3,300 people there have died from the infection – but both … Continue reading

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United States of America once more showing how it wants to Distort Historical Facts and Truth

Since a few years several populist politicians are trying to twist the truth and certain important European leaders, who formed the ‘Normandy Four’ even did not dare to speak openly about the going on disinformation and the effort to create more Russophobia. Continue reading

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Strength does not lie in splendid isolation but in our unique union

Today is not D-Day pointing to a liberation, but X-Day pointing to a Doom Day. For years there have been many unsolved disagreements about financial services, agriculture, fishing, and a great part of Britains has chosen for a Brexit getting … Continue reading

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Commemorating the Normandy Landings

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Documenting D-Day: This Thursday, 6th June, many of the world’s leaders will be gathering on the beaches in Normandy to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy. Those veterans who survived the…

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