In its monthly press review, the Federal Trust highlights some of the main events and developments of the preceding month across the European Union in the areas of ‘Monetary and Fiscal Policy’, ‘The Economy’, ‘Security and Defence’, ‘Technology and the Green New Deal’, ‘Politics’, ‘EU-UK Relations’ and ‘The EU Regulatory Agenda’.

Monetary and Fiscal Policy

EU borrowing—time to think of the generation after next

Inflation ideology: camp permanent or camp temporary?

The Economy

Unpacking the US-EU-Japan trilateral partnership

With geopolitics in mind, EU Commission presents new tool to deter trade wars

The Global Gateway: a real step towards a stronger Europe in the world?

Security and defence

Germans send warship through South China Sea

The Eastern Mediterranean: Calm before the Storm in a Core European Strategic Zone

Technology & Green New Deal

What is holding back artificial intelligence adoption in Europe?

EU Wants a Rail Renaissance to Help De-Carbonize Transport

EU Green Deal chief: West must resist ‘the dark side’

European Green Deal: Commission proposes to boost renovation and decarbonisation of buildings


7 early signals from Olaf Scholz

Germany’s new coalition: changing gear on climate

French election permeates Macron’s EU presidency priorities

EU-UK relations

UK delays post-Brexit checks on goods entering Great Britain from Ireland

Home Office sued by watchdog set up to protect post-Brexit rights of EU citizens

EU regulatory agenda

Addressing regulatory gaps in the booming platform economy : A look at the social and economic implications of the EU proposal on platform workers

Which platforms will be caught by the Digital Markets Act? The ‘gatekeeper’ dilemma