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

How Germany learned to stop worrying and love EU bailouts:

EU to mull changes to budget rules, debt, green investment in focus

The Economy

Germany to invest billions to bring semiconductor production back to Europe:

Security and Defence

The Afghanistan Withdrawal’s Impact on the EU’s Strategic Autonomy:

Final piece of Nord Stream 2 in place, operator says:

Technology & Green New Deal

France and Netherlands join forces in global quantum technology race:


The Return of TTIP to counter China on tech?:

Growing signs of Russian attempts to interfere in the German elections (in German):

EU-UK relations

New poll: 53 per cent of UK thinks Brexit deal has ‘created more problems than it solved’:

EU warns of instability if Northern Ireland protocol is touched:

EU regulatory agenda

An Overview of this autumn’s EU regulatory agenda: