Many European rivers and canals are contaminated with pesticides, according to a new analysis slated for publication on 20 June in Science of the Total Environment, a peer-reviewed journal (1).
Donald Trump gets mad As soon as the NATO summit opened on Wednesday 11 July, Donald Trump castigated his European “friends” for the inadequacy of their defence budget and gave
The European Commission has proposed changing intellectual property rules to allow generic and biosimilar drug manufacturers to sell their products in markets outside the EU before the patents expire in
The European Commission formally unveiled a proposal on Monday to ban many single-use plastics in the European Union after a first draft was leaked earlier this month. The EU executive
The European Union adopted a decision on Thursday to impose binding obligations on Russia’s Gazprom that will address competition concerns. The announcement settles a seven-year antitrust dispute with the state-owned
The European Union has given the green light for free trade agreement negotiations with Australia and New Zealand. The talks could lead to a multi-billion dollar deal that has the
Prime Minister Theresa May said the United Kingdom would be willing to pay to have “full association” with the European Union’s research programme after it leaves the bloc. In a speech
Amidst concerns that the United Kingdom will weaken environmental protections after it leaves the European Union, Erik Solheim, executive director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), called on UK environment
The United Kingdom’s plans for a new environmental watchdog to maintain EU standards after Brexit have been criticised by green campaigners as ‘toothless.’ Critics have said the plans, published for
The European Union announced several new digital initiatives on Tuesday in Brussels, including agreements on artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and 5G, as well as a new venture capital investment fund.