60 CHINESE MANUFACTURERS BANNED FROM EXPORTING MILLIONS OF N95 MASKS TO THE UNITED STATES

60 CHINESE MANUFACTURERS BANNED FROM EXPORTING MILLIONS OF N95 MASKS TO THE UNITED STATES

Guangdong Nuokang Medical Technology whose masks were recalled by the FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that only...
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EDITORIAL Seven tests the pandemic poses for the European Union

EDITORIAL Seven tests the pandemic poses for the European Union

President of the European Council Charles Michel during a video conference © European Union The coronavirus pandemic has devastated Europe,...
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ALEXANDER LUKASHENKO Dictator with a difference

ALEXANDER LUKASHENKO Dictator with a difference

As countries around the world effectively shut down to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, the authoritarian president of Belarus...
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Hongkong Airport first in the world to install a full body disinfection device

Hongkong Airport first in the world to install a full body disinfection device

Persons using the facility will have a temperature check before entering an enclosed channel for the 40-second disinfection and sanitizing...
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JUSTICE DELAYED The downing of flight MH17 on trial

JUSTICE DELAYED The downing of flight MH17 on trial

There is an old legal saying, “Justice delayed is justice denied”, which is variously attributed to the 19th century British...
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Kennedy Assassination Bullets Preserved in Digital Form

Kennedy Assassination Bullets Preserved in Digital Form

NIST scientists used advanced imaging techniques to create digital replicas of these important historical artifacts. In the palm of his...
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How the digitalisation of aircraft cabins enables innovations for tomorrow’s passengers

How the digitalisation of aircraft cabins enables innovations for tomorrow’s passengers

  The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is launching a project for the digital linking of design and layout for cabin...
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ECALL: 2 Years of saving lives

ECALL: 2 Years of saving lives

In the two years since the launch of the EU’s eCall emergency response system, which automatically calls emergency services in...
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FRIENDS, ENEMIES and LOOPHOLES – Part 2

FRIENDS, ENEMIES and LOOPHOLES – Part 2

In a relatively unsafe world, the last thing we all need is for some unstable country or group to get...
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SHAMING CAESAR The corona virus changes the world

SHAMING CAESAR The corona virus changes the world

© Moderna Julius Caesar simply couldn’t understand fear, according to William Shakespeare.  “Of all the wonders that I yet have...
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EIB : 600 million per year venture debt financing

EU Bank provides EUR 600 million of venture debt financing per year for innovative European companies More than 25,000 high-quality jobs sustained Enormous growth potential of venture financing in Europe as it remains far behind…


The EU shields 320,000 direct jobs across Europe from unfair foreign competition

The EU shields 320,000 direct jobs across Europe from unfair foreign competition through its trade defence measures, according to a report out on 28 March 2019. The Juncker Commission has strengthened Europe’s trade defence toolbox…


New device to help treat carbon monoxide poisoning allowed by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of a new device, ClearMate, intended to be used in an emergency room setting to help treat patients suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. The device uses…


A £235m contract to support nuclear propulsion systems in the UK

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has awarded a £235m contract to support nuclear propulsion systems and revealed the name of the third Dreadnought submarine. The multi-million-pound deal with Rolls-Royce Submarines Limited will provide the support, advice…