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Companies and fake news: How to prepare for crisis communication
20-10-2017

Companies and fake news: How to prepare for crisis communication

Brendan Hodgson, Strategy Director at H+K Strategies Belgium, provides tips to companies on how to anticipate and react to crises and, more specifically, the growing risk of fake news.

20-10-2017

Tweets of the Week: Daphne Caruana Galizia, Hurricane Orphelia, and another EUCO summit

This week, leading Maltese reporter slain, Ireland laughs in the face of a hurricane, and Council suffers under Brexit strain.

Brexit 16-10-2017

Macabre Juncker speaks of Brexit and autopsy

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was asked today (16 October), as he faced the press together with French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, what is expected from his meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May to be held this evening.

Brexit 13-10-2017

Tweets of the Week: Weinstein, Brexit ball games, and Catalonia

This week, Harvey Weinstein the world’s most hated man? Brexit ball games, Barnier’s no fan. And watch this space if you’re Catalan.

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06-10-2017

Being a young professional: Tips and tricks

Joseph Lemaire, account manager at H+K Strategies Belgium, provides some personal insights on how to succeed as a young communication professional.

Tweets of the Week 19
Brexit 06-10-2017

Tweets of the Week: May speaks, Vestager takes on Amazon, and the EP debates Catalonia

Theresa May yet again looks a fool, Vestager says tax dodging ’s not cool and MEPs talk Catalonia self-rule.

Commission Statement on events in Catalonia

Commission: Independent Catalonia ‘would find itself outside of EU’

The Commission called today Catalonia's independence referendum "illegal", while the Catalan government said Sunday's vote had given it the right to declare independence from Spain.

Tweets of the Week 18
Future EU 29-09-2017

Tweets of the Week: Macron, May, Germany, and Twitter

This week it’s Macron’s address, Theresa May in distress, German voters digress and Twitter’s a mess.

Tweets of the Week, Ep. 17
22-09-2017

Tweets of the Week: explosion over “Rocket Man”, big vote if you’re Catalan, and Boris shit hits the fan

This week: explosion over “Rocket Man”, big vote if you’re Catalan, and Boris shit hits the fan.

EU Priorities 2020 15-09-2017

Tweets of the Week: A State of the Union special

This EU Tweets of the Week is a State of the Union special. We’ve got the hails and fails, wails and… sails?

Future EU 13-09-2017

State of the Union 2017 Live, as it happened

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his annual State of the European Union address at the European Parliament on Wednesday 13 September. EURACTIV.com brings you coverage, analysis and background from the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

EU Priorities 2020 13-09-2017

Juncker’s full 2017 State of the Union speech

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s annual State of the Union speech covered what the EU achieved last year and where the bloc is heading.

Brexit 08-09-2017

Tweets of the Week: German elections, Hungary’s fence, and the royal baby

Welcome to EU Tweets of the Week. Germany has a debate, the ECJ seals Hungary’s fate and it’s baby three for William and Kate.

The egg crisis, another round of Brexit, and Trump's mensis horribilis
Brexit 01-09-2017

Tweets of the Week: Egg crisis, Brexit talks, and Trump’s mensis horribilis

Welcome back and happy rentrée. If, like me, you avoided social media for the summer, here’s Tweets of the Week’s lightning recap of what you missed.

Brexit 28-07-2017

Tweets of the Week: Rule of law protests, French benefits cut, and US/UK trade

Welcome to Tweets of the Week. Protests at Schuman, French grant cut’s inhuman and UK-US trade deal is loomin'.

Tweets of the Week, Episode 12
Brexit 21-07-2017

Tweets of the Week: Brexit negotiations, rule of law, and Belgian fries

Brexit talks are underway, rule of law goes astray, but Belgian fries are here to stay.

Timmermans: ‘Journalists should not be intimidated at doing their jobs’

Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans called on Wednesday (19 July) for an end to the intimidation of journalists who are doing their job and asking critical questions. "I call on everyone to stop already the intimidation of journalists," he said.

Economy & Jobs 14-07-2017

Youth: The Future of Europe

A Europe of peace among nations has been established. Europe’s younger generations have little consciousness of a Europe at war. For today’s youth, Europe is a land of opportunity, a land, not of peace and security, but of jobs and prosperity.

Economy & Jobs 14-07-2017

The Wisdom of Erasmus: What next for Europe’s Youth?

The Erasmus programme has been one of Europe’s most successful instruments of education and integration. Its structure, range and funding are currently going through another round of development, with a massive budget increase likely.

Brexit 14-07-2017

Tweets of the Week: The Estonian Presidency, the new CoR president, and Brexit whistling

Welcome to Tweets of the Week. This time, the Estonian Presidency starts strong; from the regions, Markku moves along; and Barnier’s not whistling that song!

Tweets of the Week, Episode 10
07-07-2017

Tweets of the Week: Juncker’s outburst, EP single seat debate, and the EU Japan trade deal

At the Parliament Juncker’s hysterical, the single seat debate is just terrible, and that Japan-EU trade deal looks bearable.

Development Policy 06-07-2017

EU foreign affairs: Militarising EU development aid; Minsk 2.0; and freezing out Erdogan.

Will the militarisation of the EU's development aid get sent back to base by the ECJ? Should the EU push for a new Minsk implementation schedule?

Brexit 06-07-2017

Uniting Ireland: Economically viable, or fiscal deal-breaker?

Brexit has accelerated the process towards a united Ireland, a path some see as inevitable.

04-07-2017

Juncker: ‘The European Parliament is ridiculous. Very ridiculous’

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker got angry today (4 July) at the European Parliament plenary session reviewing the Maltese Presidency. Seeing the hemicycle almost empty, he called the parliament “ridiculous”.