African players in Europe: Historic En-Nesyri hat-trick – Eyewitness News

African players in Europe: Historic En-Nesyri hat-trick – Eyewitness News

Moroccan Youssef en-Nesyri was the star African performer in Europe at the weekend as he became the first Leganes player to score a Spanish La Liga hat-trick. Morocco’s forward Youssef En-Nesyri gestures as he celebrates a goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Spain and Morocco at the […]

Europe hopes to fend off election hackers with ‘cyber sanctions’ – POLITICO.eu

Europe hopes to fend off election hackers with ‘cyber sanctions’ – POLITICO.eu

The European Union is closing in on a procedure that would allow it to sanction foreign hacker groups when they target the upcoming EU election | Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images Officials are finalizing a sanctions regime to punish hacks and attempted disruptions ahead of May’s vote. By Laurens Cerulus 2/11/19, 4:01 AM CET A regime for “cyber […]

U.S. Envoy To Germany Warns Europe Not To Bypass Sanctions On Iran – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

U.S. Envoy To Germany Warns Europe Not To Bypass Sanctions On Iran – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The U.S. ambassador to Germany says the European mechanism designed to facilitate trade with Iran and avoid U.S. sanctions is disrespectful to Washington’s policies. Ambassador Richard Grenell said in an interview published on February 10 in the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung that the financial mechanism, called Instex, is counterproductive to President Donald Trump’s efforts […]

9th May could be a new European public holiday – Newsbook

9th May could be a new European public holiday – Newsbook

Photo: Miguela Xuereb Photo: Miguela Xuereb The European Parliament will be voting on an initiative asking all Member States’ Governments to consider the 9th May a new public holiday this month. This is being touted as a move for European unity among all citizens within the Union to share and celebrate all that Europeans have […]

Europe is beginning to break up Facebook's business – WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Europe is beginning to break up Facebook's business – WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Facebook built a massive advertising business on what it knows about its users. But could the company’s enormous database soon become its biggest problem? The clearest warning yet came Thursday, when Germany’s antitrust office ruled that Facebook was abusing its market position by combining its data with information from Instagram, WhatsApp and third party websites. […]

German CDU chief: Europe must adapt to survive – POLITICO.eu

German CDU chief: Europe must adapt to survive – POLITICO.eu

Europe must change to prosper in a “contest of systems” with China and the United States, according to Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats. In an interview with POLITICO, Kramp-Karrenbauer sketched out a vision that would mean changing EU competition policy to create “European champion” companies, giving greater weight to industrial policy, […]

Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis – VICE

Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis – VICE

A box of fentanyl marked “Know what this is???!!! It is evil.” Photo: National Crime Agency In 2017, a spike in fentanyl-related deaths in the north of England and a series of police raids on suppliers led many to believe the super potent opioid had finally found its way into Britain’s narcotic food chain. It […]