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While the world watched European science in action, the EC’s top scientist lost her job. EPA

Why Europe needs a chief scientific advisor

The past week saw two significant events in European science. You know about the first one: the triumphant Rosetta mission which landed a probe on a comet. But the other event was less publicised, and…
Luxembourg: a fairyland for tax avoidance? Claude Wians

Luxembourg: a tax haven by any other name?

The revelations that global and multinational businesses have been brokering “secret” tax deals with Luxembourg to avoid paying taxes in their home countries, may be the first time an entire country has…
The EU 28 are being sent a message from above. EPA

Juncker Commission line up shows he’s a man with a plan

Jean-Claude Juncker, the newly elected president of the European Commission, announced his nominated team of commissioners this week. Each represents one of the 28 members states and will take charge of…

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