Recipes for Lockdown

We all may be sadly confined to our homes at present but that doesn’t mean we still cannot tickle our taste buds.  And one leading airline has come up with what it hopes will be just the solution for those looking to use their home time as creatively as possible. Emirates is taking amateur ‘chefs’…

Work Starts on Brexit Arrangements for Northern Ireland

The first meeting of the Ireland/Northern Ireland Specialised Committee has been held via video conference, co-chaired by officials from the UK Government and European Commission.  This Committee was tasked by the first meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee held on 30 March, to start work on implementing the Northern Ireland Protocol. A representative from…

European Economic Recovery Plan Tabled

BusinessEurope has tabled its proposals for a European economic recovery plan. It says that despite the extraordinary efforts of governments and the EU Institutions to support businesses and workers through the crisis, Europe’s economic and political environment as we gradually exit from the severe restrictions placed on economic activity is likely to look significantly different…

Crisis Package Needed for Agriculture

The agricultural sector is in need of a specific fund outside CAP in response to the corona crisis, says the EPP. In an exchange of views in the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development with Commissioner Janusz Wociechowski regarding the exceptional measures for the European farming sector, the ECR Group called for a specific agricultural fund outside…