Europe’s chips challenge

The European Chips Act is a top priority in the EU’s drive to digital sovereignty. We discussed the most controversial parts of the file, how the initiative fits into international cooperation and the thorny issue…
Euractiv

Lula makes a comeback, Russia ends Ukraine grain deal

Moscow’s decision to suspend the Black Sea agreement will lead to fresh spike in prices, experts warn, Wall St bankers are under pressure to offer heavy discounts on debt issued to Elon Musk to fund…
FT News Briefing

Germany first? Scholz accused of disloyalty by France and EU partners

This Wednesday saw a working lunch between Emmanuel Macron and Olaf Scholz – a meeting stripped of fanfare and followed up with no press conference, simply a laconic tweet from the German side. Just how…
The Debate - France 24

Why is the far-right growing in Europe?

This week on the Beyond the Byline podcast, we discuss how the far right is growing, as Giorgia Meloni’s leadership and the rapid rise of far-right governments in Europe create concern amongst leftist parties and…
Euractiv

The geopolitics of technology

Supply chain disruptions, information warfare and sabotage of critical infrastructure – technology is acquiring an intrinsic geopolitical value has everything becomes weaponised. We discuss with Fredrik Erixon, Director of the European Centre for International Political…
The Tech Brief

How the Chinese Communist Party sees China’s place in the world

In this episode of the National Security Podcast, Nadège Rolland, Jude Blanchette, and Charles Edel join Chris Farnham to explore how China views its place in the world. In the latest episode of the National…
The National Security Podcast

Why is OPEC+ cutting oil production?

The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries has announced reducing oil production by 2 million barrels per day, one of its largest supply cuts since the coronavirus pandemic. The decision comes at a time when many…
Al Jazeera
Agrifood Brief

Fertilisers ‘strategy’, production slump, Dutch farmers’ protests

EURACTIV’s agrifood team brings you the latest on the Commission’s plans for a fertilisers communication, and why this falls short of the strategy called for by stakeholders and we explore how the EU’s plans to…
Agrifood Brief

Behind Britain’s self-inflicted financial crisis

Sterling fell to a record low and gilt yields soared after finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng unveiled a raft of unfunded tax cuts. In this Viewsroom podcast, Breakingviews columnists explain the long-term damage to the UK’s…
Reuters

The new liability rules for AI

This week, the European Commission presented two legislative proposals that will introduce liability rules for Artificial Intelligence, the revised Product Liability Directive and the AI Liability Directive. We discussed the two proposals, how they will…
The Tech Brief

How Europe Helped Normalise Giorgia Meloni

Georgia Meloni was 19 and speaking to French TV when she praised Italian dictator and Hitler-ally Benito Mussolini. Back then the likely next prime minister of Italy was dressed all in black and flanked by…
EU Scream