Handshake on the Elbe? Ft. Yana Toom, Estonian MEP

For all the talk about Russian meddling in European politics, it’s long been the United States that has chaperoned the decision-making on the continent – that is, until Donald Trump moved into the White House. Is Europe ready to take its fate into its own hands, as German Chancellor Angela…

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EU audiovisual reform will create a nanny state

Twenty-eight versions of Facebook, a nanny state and censorship of the internet: those could be the consequences if the European Parliament’s position on the directive regulating the provision of audiovisual media services (AVMS) enters into force. On Monday (15 May), the two German co-rapporteurs, Sabine Verheyen from the centre-right EPP…

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