The Limits of Relying on Science to Regulate Global Risks

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 7: Regulating Risks to Health and Safety—Scientific and Technical Paradigms in International Law, by Margherita Melillo, Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural law, and Ph.D. Candidate, European University Institute. Full title: “The Limits of Relying on Science … Read more The Limits of Relying on Science to Regulate Global Risks

Should public transport be free? | Inside Story

In many cities, public transport is often the easiest and cheapest way to get around. It’s more environmentally-friendly because fewer petrol and diesel cars are on the road. It’s also free, if you visit Luxembourg. Its the first country in the world to make public transport zero-cost for everyone. Is it the solution for congestion … Read more Should public transport be free? | Inside Story

Trash-talking: French towns allege Belgian cross-border fly-tipping

Residents of French town Haucourt Moulaine, situated just a few miles from the border with Belgium and Luxembourg, are creating a stink by trash-talking their Belgian neighbours, accusing them of cross-border fly-tipping. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on … Read more Trash-talking: French towns allege Belgian cross-border fly-tipping

Why is DELAWARE America’s corporate CAPITAL? – VisualPolitik EN

This video is sponsored by Morning Brew. Sign up for Morning Brew here: http://bit.ly/visualpolitik2020 Delaware is America’s business capital. Yes, you heard this right: it is not New York or California. Wilmington, Delaware is where companies like Ford, Google, or General Electric have their corporate headquarters. At the first glance, you might believe this is … Read more Why is DELAWARE America’s corporate CAPITAL? – VisualPolitik EN

The SPACE MINING EMPIRE? The case for LUXEMBOURG – VisualPolitik EN

The space race is back. Companies like SpaceX or Virgin Galactic have given a new push to the space exploration. But there is more than this: outside of Earth there are lots of natural resources to be exploited. Some asteroids are nothing but flying piles of minerals, water or even natural gas. Both Japan and … Read more The SPACE MINING EMPIRE? The case for LUXEMBOURG – VisualPolitik EN

Google Wins Round in Fight Against Global Right to Be Forgotten

Google shouldn’t have to apply the so-called right to be forgotten globally, an adviser to the EU’s top court said in a boost for the U.S. giant’s fight with a French privacy regulator over where to draw the line between privacy and freedom of speech. While backing Google’s stance, Advocate General Maciej Szpunar of the … Read more Google Wins Round in Fight Against Global Right to Be Forgotten

World Competitiveness Rankings: Eurozone Lags Behind United States

The results of the 25th annual World Competitiveness Rankings have been released from the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland. The United States is back on top spot, with Germany (9th) the only Eurozone country in the top 10. Ireland (17th) is currently beating the United Kingdom (18th), in the IMD’s study of … Read more World Competitiveness Rankings: Eurozone Lags Behind United States

UEFA Euro 2012 Qualification – Fixtures, Tuesday 6 September 2011

Another slew of UEFA Euro 2012 fixtures are scheduled to take place on the evening of Tuesday 6th September 2011, as 46 nations look to get three points closer to the tournament, which takes place in Poland and Ukraine in the summer of 2012. Of particular interest are the matches between England and Wales, at … Read more UEFA Euro 2012 Qualification – Fixtures, Tuesday 6 September 2011

Football: Euro 2012 Qualification, Fixtures Friday 25 March 2011

Six football matches take place across Europe on the evening of Friday 25th March 2011 as the Qualification for UEFA Euro 2012 continues. Austria v Belgium – Group A – Kick-Off (CET) 20:30 Austria currently sit second in Group A, five points behind Germany, though they have a game in hand. Belgium are three points … Read more Football: Euro 2012 Qualification, Fixtures Friday 25 March 2011

Football: International Friendly Fixtures, Wednesday 9 February 2011

52 national football teams are in action on the evening of Wednesday 9th February 2011, as a full fixture list of 26 international matches are scheduled to take place. Some notable friendly matches include the following: Croatia v Czech Republic; Denmark v England. Perhaps the biggest matches tonight are those at the bottom of the … Read more Football: International Friendly Fixtures, Wednesday 9 February 2011

Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Nadal, Federer, Djokovic, Soderling, Murray Through First Round

The top five seeds for the 2011 Australian Open Men’s Singles tennis are all safely through the first round, with no hiccups on the opening days of the tournament. None of the men’s top five seeds, Rafael Nadal (1), Roger Federer (2), Novak Djokovic (3), Robin Soderling (4), or Andy Murray (5), dropped a set … Read more Australian Open 2011 Tennis: Nadal, Federer, Djokovic, Soderling, Murray Through First Round

Bugatti Appoints Wolfgang Dürheimer as new President

Wolfgang Dürheimer, the Executive Vice President of Research and Development at Porsche AG, has been appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bentley Motors and President and Chief Executive Officer of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. with effect from February 1, 2011. Mr Dürheimer started out with BMW in 1986 as product manager and also Head of … Read more Bugatti Appoints Wolfgang Dürheimer as new President

Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010

Nearly 100 teams took part in football internationals around the world yesterday evening, Wednesday 17th November 2010. Argentina met their old rivals Brazil with both sides having changed their management following below par World Cup efforts. Argentina, via Lionel Messi, got the best of their friendly encounter with the only goal of Argentina’s 1-0 victory … Read more Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010

Football: International Fixtures for Wednesday 17th November 2010

48 International football matches are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 17th November 2010, including several teams who reached the latter stages of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In a return to an old rivalry, neighbours England and France will meet at Wembley, where their friendly match is scheduled to kick-off at 8pm GMT. Romania … Read more Football: International Fixtures for Wednesday 17th November 2010