Macron hints at ‘political attacks’ amid probe into campaign funding

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday he believes he is not “at the heart of the investigation” into the role played by consultancy firms in his 2017 and 2022 presidential campaigns. Macron hinted at “political attacks,” in his first public reaction to revelations Thursday that French prosecutors were…

Rising energy prices, security of supply… and the green transition

The current geopolitical situation is having a great impact on the energy markets in Europe. How can the EU continue to drive its energy transition in this context? “Naturally, the biggest concerns in Europe right now are the high energy prices and security of supply. This, however, is not in…

WHO recommends second COVID-19 booster for highest-risk groups 

The World Health Organization’s immunization advisory group Thursday recommended a second COVID-19 vaccine booster for older people, health care workers, and people at high risk of developing severe disease.  The advice mirrors that given by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA),…