Guinness, Riverdance and St. Patrick’s Day: the Irish cultural superpower lives on

OPINION Ah yes, ‘tis the time of year again that the rivers of the USA are dyed green, Guinness’ marketing team goes to town and Irish politicians fly around the world, shaking hands and kissing babies. It must be St. Patrick’s day. A rather different one this year from the global drinking fests that have characterised … Continue reading Guinness, Riverdance and St. Patrick’s Day: the Irish cultural superpower lives on

L’Europe de Macron : un rêve qui devient réalité ?

TRIBUNE Emmanuel Macron a depuis longtemps compris que la France a besoin de l’Europe. Le seul moyen d’aboutir à une véritable voix internationale se fera par le biais de la coopération et de l'unité avec les autres pays de l’Union. Ambitieux depuis le début de son mandat, notamment à travers le discours de la Sorbonne, … Continue reading L’Europe de Macron : un rêve qui devient réalité ?

Spain’s proposed abortion reforms: a small yet welcome step

OPINION After a court ruling in Poland imposed a near-total ban on abortions in October 2020, the pro-life versus pro-choice debate has been pushed back into the European spotlight. In Spain, a country which shares Poland's ties with Catholicism, abortion also remains a controversial political issue. Yet there is hope in Spain that more women … Continue reading Spain’s proposed abortion reforms: a small yet welcome step