EDITORIAL CANNABIS LEGISLATION IN EUROPE

EDITORIAL CANNABIS LEGISLATION IN EUROPE

Cannabis is Europe’s most commonly used illicit drug. It is estimated that at least one in every eight young adults...
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RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN The Making of a Sultan

RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN The Making of a Sultan

We are far from being the first to tell the story of Recep Tayyip Erdogan ; in Turkey he has...
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THE (FRUIT-FLAVOURED) SMOKE OF BATTLE When e-cigarettes become an issue

THE (FRUIT-FLAVOURED) SMOKE OF BATTLE When e-cigarettes become an issue

Most people who smoke wish they didn’t.   Odd, isn’t it?   Spending all that money on a product that often annoys...
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CRIME HAS NO GENDER Meet Europe’s most wanted female fugitives

CRIME HAS NO GENDER Meet Europe’s most wanted female fugitives

Are women equally as capable of committing serious crimes as men? The female fugitives featured on Europe’s Most Wanted website...
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WELCOME TO AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE The strange death of the INF Treaty

WELCOME TO AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE The strange death of the INF Treaty

Picture : President Barack Obama signing of documents for a nuclear arms treaty with Russia in 2011©White House Photo by...
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DOWN ON THE PHARM Raising drug prices is addictive

DOWN ON THE PHARM Raising drug prices is addictive

It would seem that for pharmaceutical companies, addiction comes easily.   You put the price up steeply one minute, and before...
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CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS: The Eu Reaffirms Its Commitment To Protect Journalists

CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS: The Eu Reaffirms Its Commitment To Protect Journalists

The EU reaffirms its commitment to protect journalists and pays tribute to those who lost their lives for reporting the...
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A JAMES BOND-LIKE SUBMARINE FOR THE ROYAL NAVY

A JAMES BOND-LIKE SUBMARINE FOR THE ROYAL NAVY

SubSea Craft reveals the VICTA Class – a revolutionary Diver Delivery Unit SubSea Craft has revealed the full details of its...
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BY PUSHING A BUTTON PASSENGERS WILL BE ABLE TO AUTOLAND AN AIRCRAFT WITHOUT THE PILOT

BY PUSHING A BUTTON PASSENGERS WILL BE ABLE TO AUTOLAND AN AIRCRAFT WITHOUT THE PILOT

A new system developed by Garmin revolutionises the aviation industry with the first Autoland system for general aviation aircraft The...
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THE WORLD’S LONGEST ROAD AND RAIL TUNNEL

THE WORLD’S LONGEST ROAD AND RAIL TUNNEL

The Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link (Danish: Femern Bælt-forbindelsen, German: Fehmarnbelt-Querung) is a planned immersed tunnel that is proposed to connect...
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Judiciary

CRIME HAS NO GENDER Meet Europe’s most wanted female fugitives

Are women equally as capable of committing serious crimes as men? The female fugitives featured on Europe’s Most Wanted website prove that they are. The criminals – of both genders – in this new campaign…


BEWARE OF RUSSIANS BEARING GIFTS

Is Russia’s investment bank a Trojan Horse? According to Virgil’s epic poem, the Aeneid, written between 29 and 19 BCE, in the final stage of the Trojan war at least two people, Laocoön, a priest…




CHEKHOV’S INCURABLE DISEASE? THE TROIKA LAUNDROMAT

“If a lot of cures are suggested for a disease,it means that the disease is incurable.” Anton Chekhov, “The Cherry Orchard” By Robin Crow According to my dictionary, a troika is a Russian vehicle drawn…


OVER 1.8 MILLION PEOPLE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF PROBATION AGENCIES IN EUROPE, ACCORDING TO COUNCIL OF EUROPE SURVEY

The number of persons in Europe subject to community sanctions and measures (CSM) — usually known as alternatives to imprisonment – under the supervision of probation agencies is increasing, according to the Council of Europe…