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Russia has a secret chemical weapons program, and its scientists have been in contact with suspected Russian assassins, investigation says

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of the State Council at the Kremlin in Moscow, April 21, 2014. Putin said on Monday he had signed a decree rehabilitating Crimea's Tatars and other ethnic minorities, who suffered under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin A year-long investigation by Bellingcat conducted in partnership with international media outlets concluded that Russia is operating a clandestine Novichok program. Novichok is ...
Tags: Europe, UK, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, US, International, Trends, European Union, Afghanistan, Taliban, Crimea, Moscow, Gru


Financial institutions can support COVID-19 crowdfunding campaigns

Scott Purcell Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Purcell is the CEO and Chief Trust Officer of Prime Trust, an innovative API-enabled B2B open-banking financial solutions provider. The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic adversely affected the financial outlook for millions of people, and continues to cause significant fiscal distress to millions more, but such challenging times have also wrought a more resilient and reso...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Crowdfunding, Australia, Washington, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Tech, European Union, Banking, Chicago, Kickstarter, Venture Capital, Indiegogo, Philanthropy


Virus hitting hard in Central and Eastern European countries that rode out first wave

Poland announced sweeping new anti-Covid restrictions on Friday as the number of virus infections surged dramatically across Central and Eastern Europe. Ministers in the European Union's largest ex-Communist state tightened the rules in response to an infections spike that threatens to overwhelm public health care. There are fears that having avoided the worst of Europe's first wave of infections in the Spring, Poland and other neighbouring European nations have allowed complacency to pr...
Tags: Europe, News, European Union, Poland, Eastern Europe, Mateusz Morawiecki, Spring Poland


EU Border Agency Frontex Complicit in Greek Refugee Pushback Campaign

Greek border guards have been forcing large numbers of refugees back to sea in pushback operations that violate international law. DER SPIEGEL and its reporting partners have learned that the European Union is also complicit in the highly controversial practice.
Tags: European Union, Der Spiegel, EU Border Agency Frontex Complicit


How to stop Google self-preferencing? Europe may not be the model

After a wide-ranging 16-month investigation, a congressional subcommittee examining dominance in the technology industry last week recommended more than two dozen updates to the U.S. antitrust system, including implementing nondiscrimination rules that would limit “preferential or discriminatory treatment” by dominant platforms. But such rules can be hard to enforce, experts said, and attempts by the European Union to spur competition with Google through measures of this sort have fallen short. ...
Tags: Google, Startups, Europe, European Union, Syndication, Kamyl Bazbaz


Croatia accused of brutality, sexual abuse against migrants

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Danish aid workers stationed in the Balkans say dozens of migrants have alleged they were brutalized by Croatian law-enforcement officers when they tried to cross into the European Union nation, before being summarily expelled back to Bosnia. Nicola Bay, the head of the Danish Refugee Council in Bosnia, told The Associated Press Friday that 149 migrants of varying nationalities, independently interviewed by his staff in the country over the past 10 days, repo...
Tags: News, European Union, Ap, Croatia, Balkans, Bosnia, Bay, The Associated Press, Sarajevo Bosnia Herzegovina, Danish Refugee Council, Bosnia Nicola Bay


UK presses for use of faster passport gates at EU airports post-Brexit

Exclusive: European commission insists letting UK nationals use e-gates would breach EU lawBoris Johnson has clashed with Brussels over an 11th-hour attempt to save British passport holders from hours of delays at European airports from the end of the year.The government is seeking continued use by UK nationals of the automatic e-gates used by EU nationals at airports and Eurostar terminals. The move is seen by the European commission as an attempt to keep Britons in faster lanes rather than hav...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Brussels, Johnson, Brexit


European Union: Encontrando Valor Na EMEA - TMF Group

Timo Hirte, Diretor Comercial de Serviços para Fundos na TMF Group, comenta para a Private Equity Wire que clientes estão se preparando para lançar novos veículos de fundos...
Tags: News, European Union, TMF Group, EMEA TMF Group, Timo Hirte Diretor Comercial


Croatia denies migrant border attacks after new reports of brutal pushbacks

Instances of alleged beatings and sexual assaults against asylum seekers continue to blight special unitsCroatia has dismissed allegations of violence by its border patrol after new reports emerged this week of border police allegedly beating, robbing and sexually abusing migrants.On Wednesday the head of home affairs for the European Commission, Ylva Johansson, said that she was taking the allegations “very seriously”. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, European Union, World news, Migration, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Refugees, Global development, European Commission, Croatia, Bangladesh, Ylva Johansson


AP Explains: Why are UK and EU still arguing over Brexit?

It’s more than four years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and almost a year since Prime Minister Boris Johnson won an election by vowing to “get Brexit done.” As negotiators from the two sides hunker down for their final weeks of talks on an elusive trade agreement, Britain and the EU still don’t know whether they will begin 2021 with an organized partnership or a messy rivalry. “A deal is the likelier case now, but I wouldn’t be banking the house on it yet,” said trade expert...
Tags: UK, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Boris Johnson, Brexit, David Henig U K


EU Sanctions Russia Over 2015 German Parliament Hack

The European Union has imposed sanctions today against Russia for its involvement in the 2015 German Parliament (Bundestag) hack. From a report: Sanctions were levied against the GRU (Russian Main Intelligence Directorate), a military intelligence agency part of the Russian Army, and two of its officers. The two GRU officers were identified as Dmitry Badin and Igor Kostyukov. EU officials said Badin was part of a team of Russian military intelligence officers who hacked the Bundestag IT network ...
Tags: Angela Merkel, Russia, Tech, Eu, European Union, Gru, Russian Army, Parliament Bundestag, Badin, Parliament Hack, Dmitry Badin, GRU Russian Main Intelligence Directorate, Igor Kostyukov, Kostyukov, GRU EU


Technical vs Fundamental Analysis at Trading

. {display:none !important;} .code-block {display:none !important;} .sovrn_ad_unit  {display:none !important;} When a trader trades in any financial market, he gradually develops the skills to realize the market condition, opportunities, and profits. By trading for a substantial amount of time, a retailer may develop an established system or strategy that can help him to minimize casualties during the market crash. When a trader starts developing a plan, he will focus on either the...
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Malta: How Malta Can Create Its Own Sustainable Securities Platform - Ganado Advocates

With the demand and need for sustainable finance continuously increasing, the European Union is seeking to regulate the market in order to establish a harmonized framework so that sustainable finance may flourish.
Tags: News, European Union, Malta


Brexit: £3bn standoff over UK-EU scientific collaboration

Sector calls for compromise to ensure UK researchers stay in Horizon EuropeThe UK’s post-Brexit collaboration with European scientists hangs in the balance after it emerged that the EU offer of staying in the Horizon research programme could leave London with a £3bn deficit.“The financial negotiations are not in a good position and the offer that the [European] commission has made to the UK is not appealing,” Vivienne Stern, the director of Universities UK International, told a Lords Brexit comm...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, London, Education, Eu, European Union, UK News, University Funding, Science policy, Universities, Horizon, Brexit, Universities UK International, Vivienne Stern


Science Brexit deal faces £3bn hurdle in EU research programme

Sector calls on both UK and EU to compromise on ‘financial formula’ to Horizon EuropeThe UK’s post-Brexit collaboration with European scientists hangs in the balance after it emerged that the EU offer of staying in the Horizon research programme could leave London with a £3bn deficit.“The financial negotiations are not in a good position and the offer that the [European] commission has made to the UK is not appealing,” Vivienne Stern, the director of Universities UK International, told a Lords B...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, London, Education, Eu, European Union, UK News, University Funding, Science policy, Universities, Horizon, Brexit, Universities UK International, Vivienne Stern


Goldman Sachs forecasts a structural bull market emerging for commodities in 2021- here is the breakdown of their analysis

Wall Street's Famous Bull Brendan McDermid/REUTERS Structural under-investment, increased stimulus and the weakening dollar are the foundation for Goldman Sachs' bullish forecast, according to a research note published Thursday. The Goldman analysts recommend a long position on its carbon-neutral commodity index for ESG investors. Goldman increase their forecasts for soya and corn, leaving gold unchanged. A Biden win in the November presidential election could give oil demand a short-t...
Tags: US, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Goldman Sachs, Biden, Goldman, ESG, Us Federal Reserve, La Niña, Brendan Mcdermid, Theo Golden


European Union: Productwise Bitesize: The Product Liability Directive - Cooley LLP

Directive 85/374/EEC on the liability for defective products (the Product Liability Directive or "PLD"). The PLD is currently under review. The European Commission has indicated it is planning to...
Tags: News, European Union, European Commission, EEC, Cooley LLP


Can Poland, the dirty man of Europe, end its love affair with coal?

Cooling towers can be seen in every direction from Katowice, the regional capital of Silesia, Poland’s coal country, trailing smoke along the skyline. Miners peer down from billboards. Coal, of which there is an abundance in Poland, is stamped on the country’s cultural identity, the legacy of an energy policy that is as much about a national sense of independence as it is about providing power. While the rest of Europe has spent much of the last decade cutting off its coal habit, Poland has held...
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Eu, European Union, Poland, Silesia Poland, Joanna Maćkowiak Pandera, Forum Energii


E-bike subscription service Dance closes $17.7M Series A, led by HV Holtzbrinck Ventures

Three months on since the former founders of SoundCloud launched their e-bike subscription service, Dance they are today announcing the close of a $17.7 million (€15 million) Series A funding round led by one of the larger European VCs, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. Founded by Eric Quidenus-Wahlforss (ex-Soundcloud), Alexander Ljung (ex-Soundcloud) and Christian Springub (ex-Jimdo), Dance has ambitions to offer its all-inclusive service subscription package into expanded markets across Europe a...
Tags: Apple, TC, Europe, UK, Berlin, Cowboy, US, Tech, Eu, European Union, Smartphone, Dance, Bicycles, United States, United Kingdom, Transport


US designates six more Chinese media firms as foreign missions

Mike Pompeo says move is part of efforts to push back against ‘propaganda efforts’; Chinese state media says Beijing will retaliateThe state department is designating the US operations of six more China-based media companies as foreign missions, US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has announced, a move said was aimed at pushing back against communist propaganda.The USwould also launch a dialogue on China with the European Union on Friday, Pompeo said, and that on Sunday he would begin a trip to ...
Tags: Media, Indonesia, China, US, European Union, US news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, US politics, Press freedom, Maldives, State, India Sri Lanka, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Foreign rough sleepers face deportation from UK post-Brexit

Policy is ‘huge step backwards’ that will prevent vulnerable people from seeking help, charities sayForeign rough sleepers face being deported from Britain under draconian immigration laws to be introduced when the Brexit transition period ends.Under the immigration rules to be laid before parliament and due to come into force on 1 January, rough sleeping will become grounds for refusal of, or cancellation of, permission to be in the UK. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, European Union, Communities, Society, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Homelessness, Britain, Foreign Policy, Social exclusion, Home Office, Brexit


Expert: As Daily Infections Hit About 60K, US Nearing ‘Rapid Acceleration’ Of COVID Cases

(CNN) — US Covid-19 cases will begin to rapidly accelerate in about a week, a leading health expert says, as the country’s daily averages keep climbing toward the summer’s peak and several states are setting hospitalization records. The US recorded more than 60,300 new cases Tuesday, and the national seven-day case average hit about 59,500 — an increase of about 73% in five and a half weeks, Johns Hopkins University data show. That’s the highest average since August 3. And things will likely get...
Tags: Europe, California, Cdc, Washington, US, Sacramento, Eu, European Union, Cnn, United States, Wisconsin, World Health Organization, Cbs, Nevada, New Mexico, Anthony Fauci


Brexit talks to resume after Michel Barnier speech breaks impasse

EU’s chief negotiator meets Downing Street’s threshold for resumption of troubled talksThe Brexit talks will resume on Thursday, with negotiators tasked with working through weekends in pursuit of a deal in the remaining few weeks, after Michel Barnier met the prime minister’s demands for re-engagement.The impasse was broken after the EU’s chief negotiator made public his intention to “seek the necessary compromises on both sides”, telling the European parliament that he believed an agreement wa...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Downing Street, Brexit, Trade Policy, Michel Barnier


UK coronavirus live: daily record of 26,688 new Covid cases; Sturgeon confirms Scotland's five-tier lockdown plan

Daily high is 25% increase on day before; first minister condemns UK PM for ‘ignoring expert advice’Warning of tens of thousands of deaths in England in second waveSturgeon accuses Johnson of ignoring expert Covid adviceBolton council breaks ranks over Greater Manchester support packageSadiq Khan accuses Boris Johnson of ‘blatant lie’ over TfLGlobal coronavirus updates – live 5.22pm BST The UK government has just updated its coronavirus dashboard. Here are the key figures. 4.43pm BST At ...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Scotland, European Union, UK News, House Of Commons, Greater Manchester, Nicola Sturgeon, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Pmqs, Khan, Johnson


UK coronavirus live: Sturgeon condemns Johnson as she confirms Scotland's five-tier lockdown plan

First minister says UK PM ignoring expert advice; MPs debate Labour plan for economic support for areas under Covid restrictionsStarmer accuses Johnson of ‘bargaining with people’s lives’Bolton council breaks ranks over Greater Manchester support packageSouth Yorkshire agrees to go under tier 3 Covid restrictionsSadiq Khan accuses Boris Johnson of ‘blatant lie’ over TfLGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.33pm BST Labour has just lost the vote on its motion calling for “fair” economic support...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Scotland, European Union, UK News, Labour, House Of Commons, Greater Manchester, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Pmqs, Johnson, Bolton


TikTok details how it’s taking further action against hateful ideologies

TikTok said on Wednesday it’s strengthening its enforcement actions against hate speech and hateful ideologies to include “neighboring ideologies,” like white nationalism and others, as well as statements that emerge from those ideologies. In a blog post, TikTok explained that it regularly evaluates its enforcement processes with the help of global experts to determine when it needed to take action against emerging risks. While the TikTok Trust & Safety teams were already working to remove neo-N...
Tags: Travel, TC, Facebook, Eu, European Union, European Commission, Anti-defamation League, ADL, Tiktok, TikTok Trust Safety, U S newsroom


Greta Thunberg accuses MEPs of 'surrender on climate and environment'

European parliament votes to continue payments to farmers with no green conditions attachedGreta Thunberg, the Swedish school strike pioneer and environmental activist, has accused MEPs of surrendering on the climate and environment by voting in favour of a watered-down reform of the EU’s common agricultural policy.The European parliament voted late on Wednesday in favour of proposals put forward by the main political groups that will continue 60% of the current direct payments to farmers with w...
Tags: Food, Europe, Climate Change, Environment, Eu, European Union, Farming, European Commission, Thunberg, Greta Thunberg


UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon to announce five-tier lockdown plan as Scotland passes 50,000 cases

Scotland also records highest daily deaths since May; MPs debate Labour plan for economic support for areas under Covid restrictionsStarmer accuses Johnson of ‘bargaining with people’s lives’Bolton council breaks ranks over Greater Manchester support packageSouth Yorkshire agrees to go under tier 3 Covid restrictionsSadiq Khan accuses Boris Johnson of ‘blatant lie’ over TfLGlobal coronavirus updates – live 2.58pm BST Government talks with Tees Valley and Tyneside over introducing tier 3 coro...
Tags: Politics, UK, Scotland, Conservative, European Union, UK News, Labour, House Of Commons, Greater Manchester, Nicola Sturgeon, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, West Yorkshire, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham


Google ‘monopoly gatekeeper’ for internet: Key takeaways from US antitrust lawsuit

“The Google of today is a monopoly gatekeeper for the internet,” said the United States government, in its antitrust lawsuit against the technology giant filed on Tuesday, beginning perhaps the biggest monopoly case of this century. The lawsuit accuses Google, with a market valuation of $1 trillion (a figure that dwarves the economies of many countries), of using anticompetitive tactics to maintain and extend its monopoly. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) and eleven states (all run by Republic...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Amazon, Japan, News, Microsoft, Yahoo, India, US, Samsung, Siri, Google Search, Eu, European Union, Competition


UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson confirms £60m will go to Greater Manchester boroughs in tier 3

Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer at PMQs as more regions of England go into strictest lockdown restrictionsSouth Yorkshire agrees to go under tier 3 Covid restrictionsAndy Burnham hits out at Tory MPs over negotiations criticismGyms allowed to reopen in Merseyside after tier 3 Covid rowTier 3 lockdowns in England: latest Covid restrictions explainedGlobal coronavirus updates – live 12.29pm BST Robin Millar (Con) asks if the future is a series of rolling national lockdowns. Or should governme...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Scotland, European Union, UK News, Labour, House Of Commons, Greater Manchester, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Pmqs, Johnson, Merseyside