This is the fifth and last in a series of five country-level papers on the role of organised crime groups in the illicit trade in tobacco, alcohol and pharmaceuticals across Europe, focusing on Italy as a case study.
The UK government is facing withering criticism that it has been too slow to help British overseas territories devastated by Hurricane Irma. This criticism reveals wider questions about the way governments manage crises in today’s digital age.
Britain will have to strike new international agreements with other countries to maintain access to nuclear power technology after indicating that it is minded to leave Euratom, which has controlled the peaceful use of nuclear energy on the continent since 1957.
North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test shows that it is determined to create an effective nuclear deterrent. But what is the likelihood of a single North Korean warhead successfully hitting a target in the US?