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Nicole Maka-Sprawa

Everything You Need to Know About the Covid Passport

As countries race to vaccinate as much of their population as possible, the EU has been working on the much-anticipated digital passport to ensure safe travel during the pandemic.  The initiative is being introduced as a solution to the complicated requirements to enter various EU countries during the pandemic. Many travelers are required to present documents to prove they …

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The “Good Death” to be Legalised in Spain

In Greek, the term Euthanasia translate into “good death”, as the practise is designed to prevent the sick and ill from pain and suffering.  At the moment, euthanasia is not a very common practise. Even if legal, it ranges from heavy sedation until death in France to Switzerland where a diagnosis is not required in …

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Jetting into the future with SkyDriver

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The domestic use of flying cars is a fast growing sector, one likely to be a trillion-dollar industry by 2040. Currently, multiple well-known companies are in the midst of developing and testing the futuristic vehicles. Uber being amongst them, is looking to expand its company to UberAir by 2023.   In recent weeks, a Japanese start-up company, SkyDriver – which …

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Cybercrime: What do I need to know?

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On October 5th, Europol released their annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2020. The document is crucial in times of massive technological progression, and the enhanced use of technology by criminal organisations during the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, it outlines the relationship between cybercrime and matters of artificial intelligence (AI), human trafficking or the darkweb.  With the release of …

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Snapshot: Discrediting Witness Testimony – The Mandela Effect

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Those of us familiar with Episode V of the Star Wars saga may recall the iconic quote by Darth Vader as “Luke, I am your father.” However, the actual quote is, “No, I am your father.” This inaccurate recollection of events by a group of people is known as the Mandela Effect.   The term was originally …

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Snapshot: What’s the deal with the EU long-term budget?

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Some of us might have heard of the recent EU budget negotiations due to the generous recovery fund for nations worst affected by the pandemic. However, as the budget awaits the approval of the European Parliament, certain issues are being raised about how short-sighted the deal is.   Due to the Covid-19 recovery fund some EU programmes are facing cuts, …

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Polish Election campaign and the candidacy in protest phenomenon

On July 12th 2020, the final phase of the Polish Presidential Election took place, which witnessed the second highest registered turnout since the end of the communist rule in 1989. In fact, this election had the world on the edge of its seat with the incumbent president Duda winning marginally with 51.2% of the vote. However, what is …

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