40 years of German anti-nuclear action The fight goes on Since the grassroots action of the 70s, Germany's anti-nuclear movement has seen the country commit to ditching nuclear altogether. It's also helped push forward a shift to renewables, making Germany an international example in the fight against climate change. But the protests go on. This week, activists stopped the first boat carrying nuclear waste. … [Read more...] about France sued for ‘crimes against humanity’ over nuclear tests in South Pacific
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"In the midst of our community, there were and obviously still are individuals who have been and still are part of the so-called right spectrum," said Kreitmayr, warning they would be removed, but should leave of their own accord. … [Read more...] about Germany swears in watchdog to root out extremism in forces
Brexit timeline: Charting Britain's turbulent exodus from Europe October 2019: A new deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson managed to secure a deal with European negotiators that would allow the UK to leave the EU in an orderly manner. The deal received unanimous backing from the leaders of 27 other member states. But an attempt to get the UK Parliament to sign off on the deal failed. Instead, Parliament pushed for the Brexit deadline to be extended until the end of January 2020. … [Read more...] about Brexit: Theresa May compromises with eurosceptic lawmakers on customs bill
The 10 most popular holiday destinations for Germans Spain Spain, of all countries, the Germans most popular destination, will not open its borders to foreign tourists until July 1. It is possible that Germans will be able to enter as early as June 21. Mallorca (photo), the Canary Islands, the Costa del Sol or the Costa Blanca — the Spanish islands and the beaches of the mainland match the preferences of the Germans. They want sun, beach and bathing fun. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: WHO calls for vaccine to be shared ‘for public good’
So, no one will own the intellectual property rights to it. But not every drug company has agreed to that. It's a problem for them and it's a problem also in the EU where I know the desire is to have the information shared. But, you know, it's hard to convince. For instance, can the French government really convince Sanofi to do that or, in the case of Bayer, could Germany be able to get them to share all their breakthrough work? I'm just not sure that's possible. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus help ‘greedy’ pharma reset reputation?