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Will Albania move closer towards EU membership?

Dr Andi Hoxhaj of the University of Warwick's School of Law provides his analysis of Albania's upcming parliamentary election: "This election is an important test for Albania to show that the country is ready to move forward from a European Union candidate country to opening accession talks for EU membership."

Fri 23 June 2017, 13:07 | Tags: School of Law

Barclays fraud charge - a strong warning about white collar crime

Barclays PLC and four former executives have been charged with fraud over their actions in the 2008 financial crisis. The Serious Fraud Office case relates to billions of pounds the bank raised from Qatari investors, enabling it to avoid a government bailout. Juan Gozzi Valdez, Assistant Professor, Economics briefly comments


Warwick experts reflect on the 2017 General Election

Dr Mike Finn, Deputy Head of the School for Cross-Faculty Studies, and Dr Alex Smith, Senior Leverhulme Research Fellow and Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, provide their analysis of the 2017 General Election

Fri 09 June 2017, 14:56 | Tags: Sociology, Poltics and International Studies, Liberal Arts

Reading for pleasure falls after primary school years - expert comment

Only one-third of teenage boys in the UK say they enjoy reading, a study by the National Literacy Trust suggests. Dr Richard Smith isn't convinced.

Fri 02 June 2017, 12:06 | Tags: Children, Academic Staff, English, Applied Linguistics, Education

"Troubling, but unsurprising" - thoughts on Donald Trump's exit of the Paris climate deal

Donald Trump's decision to exit the Paris Accord has dismayed many world leaders but the US president argues the accord "punished" the US and would cost millions of American jobs. Dr Eric Jensen, associate professor, Sociology, discusses

Fri 02 June 2017, 09:43 | Tags: environment, Academic Staff, United States

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