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Former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences and presidential candidate Jiri Drahos has a real chance of winning the January 26th-27th decider. Photograph: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

A Eurosceptic, anti-immigration populist with close ties to Russia has won central Europe’s first big election battle of the year, but may yet lose hi(...)

New payments rules aim to break up banks’ monopoly of the payments system in Europe.  It’s ultimately aimed at making it cheaper for consumers and retailers to do business.

What’s up with all these rule “overhauls” I’ve been hearing about lately that are supposed to change the world for European consumers and investors? I(...)

Czech president Milos Zeman (L) and former Czech Science Academy head and independent candidate for the Czech presidential election Jiri Drahos. Photograph: Zhao Wang/AFP/Getty Images

The political temperature in the Czech Republic is rising ahead of a presidential election run-off and uncertainty over prospects for a new government(...)

Abortion Referendum posters on a pedestrian bridge on the Stillorgan Road in 2002. Photograph: David Sleator

Holding multiple referendums on the same day could see many individual proposals getting little or no attention, a leading political scientist has war(...)

New rules will provide more protection to consumers paying for goods and services with credit cards. Photograph: Getty

As of today, businesses can no longer add an additional charge to a customer’s order when they pay by debit or credit card. Surcharges were commonly (...)

 Ruairí Quinn: he  suggested the  IIEA Brexit hub could play “a leading role in achieving cross-sectoral collaboration”

Talk is cheap. Sometimes. In the case of the Institute for International and European Affairs (IIEA), debate around Brexit could have been pretty expe(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May:  how will the EU act when it comes to securing a trade deal with a country that is still the fifth largest economy in the world? Photograph: EPA

Here comes another tortuous year of Brexit, and it will be tiresome to read about. So I’m getting in early. The frothing anti-EU British press will de(...)

Hacker Kevin Mitnick at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition at the RDS this week: “The motivation for me was that it was fun and an intellectual challenge but for many hackers now it’s about fraud, espionage and so on.”

Kevin Mitnick doesn’t look like the kind of guy who could set off a nuclear missile just by whistling into a phone. But at one stage it was believed h(...)

Beef and dairy products are left exposed by a potential no-deal Brexit – particularly some areas of the beef sector and cheddar cheese.

The deal reached before Christmas to allow the talks between Britain and the European Union to progress have led to speculation that we might be headi(...)

Emmanuel Macron and Chinese president Xi Jinping stand to inaugurate the first meeting of the French-Chinese business council, in Beijing this week. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/Reuters

One of the thorniest questions facing French president Emmanuel Macron is how to deal with dictatorships and what the French sociologist Edgar Morin (...)

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