Michel Cabirol

France continues to flourish on EU arms sales market

An increasing number of EU member states is buying weapons 'made in France'. After its exports were high in 2018, France is even expected to top those numbers in 2019. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

How the GSA rebooted the Galileo satellite system

Galileo, the global navigation satellite system that went live in 2016, malfunctioned for a whole week (11-19 July) as it suffered from a partial outage, caused by the European Space Agency changing the software. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.
Transport 05-12-2016

More than €10bn pledged for European space programmes

The European Space Agency's (ESA) member states have agreed to allocate €10.3 billion to new space projects. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

Europe’s answer to GPS three times over budget and 13 years late

Plagued by technical setbacks and delays, the European satellite navigation programmes, Galileo and EGNOS, will come in three times over budget at €13 billion, according to the French Court of Auditors. Our partner La Tribune reports.
Global Europe 18-09-2015

Why Russia accepted the Mistral agreement

The head of French defence and security has revealed why Russia accepted an agreement on the non-delivery of two Mistral warships that appeared to let France come out on top. La Tribune reports.

Drones need stricter regulation, say pilots

Europe's association of professional airline pilots has expressed its concern over the sharp increase in the use of civil drones and the risks they pose to passenger aircraft. La Tribune reports.

Want to know what's going on in the EU Capitals daily? Subscribe now to our new 9am newsletter.