The rise of the middle class in Africa is fuelling consumer economies and protection policies. But they tend to be disconnected from sustainability issues.
The European Union is threatening to suspend the state's voting rights if it pursues legislation to restrict its judiciary.
The “Door of Europe” monument, which commemorates migrants who died on their journey, is seen on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa.
The island of Lampedusa in Italy has become the symbol of how a community can welcome migrants — for better or for worse.
Unlike the European Parliament, the Pan African Parliament does not have supranational law-making powers.
For real integration to happen, the Pan African Parliament needs to be imbued with supranational law-making powers. But national sovereignty is something that many states are reluctant to give up.
Wearing a headscarf to work may become harder in some professions.
After Brexit, the UK could become a more attractive place for Muslim women than the rest of the EU.
Brexit means replacing a court of law with a chit chat?
The British government is actually suggesting quite a radical change as part of leaving the EU, but it doesn't want to make it too easy to understand.
The key issue here is how to interpret Article 50 of the EU Treaty, which sets out the procedure for a member state to withdraw from the EU.
Article 50 looks deceptively simple but the reality will be anything but that. Here's what's laid out in the law if the UK votes for a Brexit.
Both sides of the debate are promising to cut European red tape – which seems to mean cutting equality laws.
Without European laws and courts to strike down overreaching UK legislation, post-Brexit Britons may see more invasions of their privacy.
Other member states could block a friendly Brexit, and they are more likely to do so if it means losing free movement for their people.
Why the rush to replace the Safe Harbour datasharing agreement with something just as leaky? It smacks of placing transatlantic trade over European privacy.
Unveiling of the completed “50 for Freedom” panel on the World Day Against Child Labour at the 104th International Labour Conference in Geneva. June 12, 2015.
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Yes, there are more and more children working in Europe. An in-depth revision of the European directives on working youth is needed.
The high court’s ruling has Google and other tech companies rushing to build data centers in Europe.
The EU’s highest court invalidated a key data sharing agreement between the union and the US, exposing the deep cultural clash over privacy and surveillance.
Did we miss him?
The statute of limitations is expiring on some of the charges against the Wikileaks founder – but not all of them.
Signs of resistance.
The Greek parliament's Truth Commission on Public Debt has declared much of Greece's €320 billion debt to be "odious" and illegal.
Businesses say data protection sacrifices the cloud advantage for security.
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While greater data protection in Europe seems inevitable, the eventual form it takes is still up for grabs.
Plugged into Europe, or UK unplugged?
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What effect would Britain's leaving the EU have on it's digital economy?
When is a harbour not a safe harbour?
Snowden's surveillance revelations threaten to shatter a 15-year-old US-EU agreement on data protection, with consequences for major internet firms.
Jeremy Forrest was extradited in weeks with a European Arrest Warrant.
The UK government is currently deciding whether it should continue to opt in to the European Arrest Warrant – an agreement that allows European countries to extradite criminal suspects between member states…