The job of lobbyists is to persuade governments to act in line with the interests they represent. They seek to influence legislation and steer policy. There are 20,000 lobbyists in Brussels. What exactly are they doing?
Two men accused of stealing data from the Federal Ministry of Health face trial in Berlin Thursday. A system administrator is alleged to have provided a pharmaceutical lobbyist with inside information.
Are experiments on humans unethical? Well, would you take medicine that had only been tested on mice? Judith Hartl says her problem is with the corporate sponsorship of tests sold to the public as scientific research.
In many EU countries, right-wing populists are benefiting from the unsolved migration problems. A European solution is becoming increasingly difficult, and countries are starting to go it alone.
Pilots at Lufthansa subsidiary Brussels Airlines have announced strikes on Monday and Wednesday as they seek higher wages. Three-quarters of all flights were expected to be canceled, the carrier said.
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