60 years ago this Saturday, the leaders of France, Belgium, Luxembourg, West Germany, the Netherlands and Italy gathered in the Palazzo dei Conservatori to sign the Treaty of Rome; it was the Treaty which created the European Economic Community (EEC), which itself paved the way for the European Union (EU). As […]
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In the early hours of the 24th June, as the votes from the final constituencies across the United Kingdom were tallied, the reality dawned that a majority of the electorate had voiced their desire to formally withdraw from the European Union. Throughout the referendum campaign, university leaders in the UK […]
Sports fanatics are having quite the summer with the 2016 Euros and other major international events. Our next dose of large-scale summer sporting entertainment will begin next Friday, when the Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With more than 10,000 athletes competing and an expected potential worldwide audience […]
‘All has changed, changed utterly…. A terrible beauty is born..’ Just 10 days after what is fair to say, has been the single biggest political shock of my lifetime at and I find myself still with a sense of both profound personal and professional shock and sadness. In a role […]
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