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A German Tragedy: What Will Merkel’s Legacy Be?

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

It has been thirteen years since Merkel’s first chancellorship began, and in that time, she has established herself as one of the greatest Chancellors in post-war Germany. Commanding the same respect endowed to the CDU party’s predecessors, notably Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, the symbolic post-Nazi Germany statesman, and Helmut Kohl, who … Read More

Leeds Capital of Culture Bid Under Threat

12 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds’ bid to be European Capital of Culture looks to be in tatters after the European Commission told the UK government that a British city will not be allowed to host, following the Brexit vote. Cities across the UK, including Leeds, Belfast, Dundee, Milton Keynes and Nottingham, submitted their bids … Read More

ERASMUS threatened by cuts

6 years ago / 0 comments

16.11.12 Thousands of students could have their chances of studying abroad thrown into jeopardy, if EU Budget plans go ahead. Although the 2013 EU budget is still in negotiation, funding for the Erasmus student exchange programme is facing massive cuts. Over the past 25 years, the Erasmus scheme has enabled almost … Read More