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Liberty, Luck and Macron’s US tour

The occasionally embarrassing bromance staged between Presidents Trump and Macron during the latter’s State Visit has suited both parties writes Seán Hand Deputy Professor of French Studies and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Europe).


Emmanuel Macron seeks to win over Angela Merkel on EU reforms - expert comment

French President Emmanuel Macron is in Berlin for talks with Angela Merkel aimed at winning support from the German chancellor for his ambitious reform plans for the European Union.Professor Seán Hand discusses his chances of success.


The election of Cuba's new leader is no surprise - expert comment

Cuba’s parliament will elect Miguel Diaz-Canel as its new president, ending the Castro family’s long rule of nearly 60 years. The 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro’s place as the government works to ensure the survival of one of the world’s last remaining communist states. Dr Stephanie Panichelli-Batalla, Assistant Professor, Global Sustainable Development comments


What's the future for Facebook after the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

Despite the turmoil that continues to surround his company, Mark Zuckerberg has insisted he is still the best person to lead Facebook. Recent reports around improper data gathering by Cambridge Analytica - as well as fake news and propaganda - have prompted some to question Mr Zuckerberg's ability to lead a company that some think has grown beyond his control.

Ian Robertson, Visiting Professor, Computer Science, comments.

Thu 05 April 2018, 14:32 | Tags: Computer Science, Academic Staff, Facebook, Expert comment, Digital, Sciences

One year countdown to Brexit begins - expert comment

Theresa May has pledged to keep the UK "strong and united" after Brexit as she marks a year to go until the UK's departure from the European Union.

Dr. Andreas Kokkinis, Assistant Professor, Warwick Law School says there are still a lot of unresolved issues that will affect the UK.

Thu 29 March 2018, 11:36 | Tags: Politics, Academic Staff, News, Brexit, School of Law, Britain, Current Affairs, trade, Law

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