Why Mark Zuckerberg's Trip to Europe Was Not Reassuring

Why Mark Zuckerberg's Trip to Europe Was Not Reassuring

Mark Zuckerberg isn’t known for his sense of humor. Summoned to appear before European Parliament in Brussels Tuesday morning, however, the Facebook founder and CEO opted to open with a little joke. “It’s great to be back in Europe,” Zuckerberg deadpanned.  The joke being, of course, that he was in Europe only with the greatest reluctance, […]

Lonely Planet names Europe's best destinations for 2018

Lonely Planet names Europe's best destinations for 2018

(CNN) — It’s perhaps no great shock that an Italian region has been named the most exciting European destination for 2018. But the region in question may well come as a surprise. The culinary hotspot, home to Osteria Francescana, regularly acclaimed as one of the world’s best restaurants, is fast becoming “the nation’s number one […]

London one of worst capitals in Europe for clean, safe transport, study shows

London one of worst capitals in Europe for clean, safe transport, study shows

London is trailing behind other major European capitals in its effort to create a clean, affordable and safe transport system, according to a new report. The study of 13 EU cities found London has the second worst air quality after Moscow, as well as the most expensive public transport and the highest number of cycling […]

Regulators Eyeing Social Media In Europe

Regulators Eyeing Social Media In Europe

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Against the backdrop of social media controversy — remember Facebook, of course, and 87 million users’ data exposed to Cambridge Analytica — oversight is tightening in Europe. The regulatory gaze become more fully trained on social media as in Germany, intelligence official Hans Georg Maassen said last week […]

I am your protector, Erdogan tells Europe's Muslims

I am your protector, Erdogan tells Europe's Muslims

Hannah Lucinda Smith, Sarajevo Turkish expatriates voice their fervent support for President Erdogan at the rally in Sarajevo. He urged them to fly the Turkish flag in Europe by working towards positions of power in their adopted landsOLIVER BUNIC/AFP/GETTY IMAGES President Erdogan condemned Europe’s treatment of Turks yesterday as he used a fiery speech at […]

Information wars: Europe aims to set the global standard with GDPR

Information wars: Europe aims to set the global standard with GDPR

Vera Jourova, the EU’s justice commissioner, describes it as a “loaded gun” in the hands of regulators. This week the bloc introduces the General Data Protection Regulation, which will, its advocates argue, dramatically improve the care with which organisations both within the EU and elsewhere treat our personal data. GDPR will harmonise data protection rules […]

As tensions with Trump deepen, Europe wonders if America is lost for good

As tensions with Trump deepen, Europe wonders if America is lost for good

BERLIN — Since Jan. 20, 2017, European leaders have managed U.S. relations with one eye on the clock, anxiously counting down the hours until President Trump’s term is up and hoping the core of the Western alliance isn’t too badly damaged in the meantime.  But as Trump’s aggressive rhetoric toward America’s closest allies has evolved […]

Derby woman reflects on time in Europe during Princess Diana's wedding

Derby woman reflects on time in Europe during Princess Diana's wedding

Photos nearly 40 years old show Joan Farr at 26 years old on the streets of London. “In 1981 I was on a trip to Europe, we visited 26 countries in three months and it ended a week before the wedding,” said Farr. She extended her trip just to see Diana’s wedding.The closest she could […]

The Latest: Putin: Europe must help Syria rebuild

The Latest: Putin: Europe must help Syria rebuild

The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s trip to Russia (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin is urging Europe to help rebuild Syria to encourage the return of refugees to their homes. Speaking after Friday’s talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Putin said that European humanitarian assistance to Syria and help in […]

Macron declares 'decision time' for Europe

Macron declares 'decision time' for Europe

EU doublestandards “Mutti, Mutti – look at me. Look how shiny and new I am. Pay attention to me Mutti, stop ignoring me.” Shuffles feet, pouts and checks his face in a mirror for the umpteenth time. By the way Macron – what the hell exactly is “European sovereignty”? Posted on 5/17/18 | 7:27 PM […]

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