The European Magazine


Digital Europe: streamlining for the future

Hampered by a maze of national regulations, Europe has failed to produce its own Google or Facebook. Can the European Commission’s ambitious European Digital Single Market strategy make the great leap forward? Alex Katsomitros finds out


Navigating the glass ceiling

Entering the world of banking in the early 1980s, Karen Penney found an industry dominated by men and with limited opportunities for women. Mercedes Amézola hears her story


New York City: be a part of it

It might be famous as “the city that never sleeps”, but as Sherelle Jacobs discovers, New York is a place that never stops reinventing itself


Wired up to work

Companies are increasingly providing office workers with smartwatches and movement trackers to monitor health and efficiency. But why would anyone agree to pass personal data to their employer? Len Williams investigates


Why bon vivants love Belgium

With its passion for artisan beer and penchant for fine dining, Belgium offers a food and drink tour de force to rival its bigger neighbours. Gillian Birch dines and imbibes


PODA: A new perspective on events

From golf tournaments and gala dinners to beach events and safaris, Poda offers the perfect platform for all your outdoor needs


Virtually human

From apocalyptic novels to warnings from leading academics, Artificial Intelligence has always been a hot topic. Len Williams examines whether we really have anything to fear


What’s mine is yours

Critics argue the sharing economy is little more than a placebo for capitalism’s ills. But this is not how a new breed of entrepreneurs sees it. Alex Katsomitros weighs up the arguments


Making golf history in Mauritius

The success of the inaugural AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open highlighted the island’s ambition to make golf a big part of its tourism strategy. Harry Drysdale-Wood watched the event unfold


Doing good business

The continuing importance of CSR as an integral part of commercial strategy is good news, as long as actions speak louder than words. Finbarr Toesland investigates the policies and trends


Treasure island

With beautiful beaches around every corner, visitors to Mauritius could be forgiven for simply soaking up the sun. As Harry Drysdale-Wood discovers, that means missing out on rainforest treks and a rich cultural heritage


Uniting Nigeria

Before the discovery of oil it was agriculture that was the mainstay of the Nigerian economy. Mercedes Amézola meets Henry James Semenitari to discover why Unity Bank is focused on seeing the sector flourish once again


The wings of Oman

By constantly finding new ways to improve its service Oman Air is setting new standards in international air travel


Break-through with AX for Pharma

Your company can significantly improve its competitive position with the integrated AX for Pharma ERP solution. Andrea Ruosi, CEO, New Strategies, explains how