Past Editions

EU overhauls space policies

More than 10 per cent of the European Union’s GDP is already dependent on space-related services and major investments by the EU have enabled progress…




The art of the win-win negotiation

Or as John Egan  discovers, in diplomatic parlance, it is the art of compromise. It seemed that the time for talking was running out at…


Italian storms darken European horizon

A new “anti-system” political coalition in Italy is stirring up the relative tranquillity of the Eurozone economy. Banks and businesses are fastening their seatbelts and…


Horses and hounds equal happiness

By Romina Sofia Fitzgerald (aged 7). I stopped my horse riding lessons when the winter got too cold. My Daddy told me bedtime stories about…



Riverford farms plants idea of staff ownership

James Fitzgerald  talks to the man who championed seasonal vegetables well before they became fashionable. Guy Singh-Watson, founder of Riverford Organic Farmers, is thinking outside…



How much does your neighbour earn?

John Egan takes a look at the complexities entailed in answering the question. If you would like to know how well off you are, you…