Tighter mask rules and more tests as WHO warns of Europe virus spike

World Jul 25, 2020

Tighter mask rules and more tests as WHO warns of Europe virus spike

The World Health Organization expressed concern Friday over a coronavirus resurgence in Europe as Britain joined France, Germany and Austria in announcing tighter mask rules and greater testing. Europe accounts for a fifth of the world's more than 15 million infections and remains the hardest-hit ...

Russia meddled in Scottish vote, but unclear on Brexit, says report

World / Politics Jul 21, 2020

Russia meddled in Scottish vote, but unclear on Brexit, says report

Russia sought to meddle in the 2014 Scottish referendum and intelligence agencies should produce an assessment of potential interference in the Brexit referendum, a report by the British parliament's intelligence and security committee said. "There has been credible open source commentary suggesting that Russia undertook ...

EU court invalidates data-sharing pact with U.S.

Business Jul 16, 2020

EU court invalidates data-sharing pact with U.S.

The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that an agreement that allows big tech companies to transfer data to the United States is invalid, and that national regulators need to take tougher action to protect the privacy of users' data. The ruling to invalidate Privacy ...