Lead by Europes’s digital single market commissioner Andrus Ansip, former Estonian Prime Minister, the EU is planning to reform their copyright laws, creating uniform regulations in all member states in order to form a single digital market. This would mean equal access for people all over the Union to all media created in the EU.
Swedish Eurovision-fans have this week chosen to be represented by a singer who has been branded as homophobic by some critics. Continue reading “Eurovision: Sweden to be represented by anti-gay singer”
An estimated 100 pieces of Syrian art and artefacts have been smuggled into Britain and sold to Europeans by Islamic State supporters, according to a report by British newspaper The Times. Continue reading “Islamic State smugglers sell looted Syrian artefacts in London”
Russian authorities have proposed a change in legislation that will outlaw films that ‘defile’ Russian culture or ‘threaten national unity’. Continue reading “Russia to ban films that ‘defile’ Russian culture”
Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky has spoken out against the filmmakers behind the recently Oscar-nominate Leviathan, claiming that anti-Russian sentiment was exploited to attract international praise. Continue reading “Leviathan’s Oscar nomination upsets Russian authorities”