Dithering officials are holding back the next wave of innovation

Dithering officials are holding back the next wave of innovation

In 2005, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) approved a genetically modified variety of potato bred by the German company BASF. The European Commission decided not to decide. So BASF went to court and won. The commission launched another evaluation. The EFSA once again said the potato was safe. But the Hungarian government complained the […]
‘I cried into my PPE mask while holding a dying patient’s hand’

‘I cried into my PPE mask while holding a dying patient’s hand’

I have spent the last few days in self-isolation with, by the grace of God, mild symptoms of Covid-19. A tickly cough, a few aches and pains. Like a vast number of Britons, I have felt lonely at home, but my overwhelming feelings have been of guilt and frustration. I...