- Facebook goes down, leaving thousands of users across the U.S. and Europe unable access pages
Facebook appeared to be offline on Friday night to some users in the United States and Europe leaving thousands of users across the globe unable to access their profiles or use the chat services.
Daily Mail. Sat, 23 Jan 2021 04:47:10 GMT.
- Coronavirus: European Union vaccine woes increase
AstraZeneca is the latest company, after Pfizer, to warn of delivery delays, frustrating officials.
BBC News. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 22:09:46 GMT.
- Coronavirus vaccine delays halt Pfizer jabs in parts of Europe
Some areas in Italy and Germany have to suspend vaccinations while they await Pfizer-Biontech deliveries,
BBC News. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:54:38 GMT.
- Volkswagen (VWAGY) Lags 2020 EU Emissions Target, Fined $121M
Though Volkswagen (VWAGY) trimmed average emissions across Europe by about 20% last year compared with 2019, it was still 0.5 g/km above the EU target.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:33:00 GMT.
- Hungary unilaterally procures Russian vaccine without EU health approval
The Hungarian government said Friday it had reached a deal to buy large quantities of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, even though it has not been approved by the European Union's medicines watchdog.
News Wires. France 24. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:16:36 GMT.
- Why has Brexit disrupted online shopping so disastrously?
The British government gave the impression the free trade deal it struck with the EU would enable goods to cross borders without painful charges. But for online shoppers and small retailers the reality has been very different. ...
Ben Chu. The Independent. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 23:03:01 GMT.
- To avoid next surge of deaths, EU summit plans for spread of coronavirus variants across Europe
Worried about a new wave of hospitalizations and deaths in the coming months, European Union leaders assessed more measures to counter the spread of coronavirus variants during a video summit Thursday.
Frank Miles. Fox News. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 23:00:12 GMT.
- Your Friday Briefing
Europe takes new measures against the variant.
Melina Delkic. New York Times. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 20:49:34 +0000.
- Lithuanian FM Calls For Further Russia Sanctions Over Navalny 'Mock Trial'
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has reiterated his call for the European Union to impose further sanctions on Russia following the arrest of Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 19:46:39 +0000.
- Pfizer cuts vaccine shipments in half to some EU countries
With governments across the region still reeling from the surprise cuts, officials say the reductions are undermining their efforts to inoculate their citizens.
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 06:27:46 +1100.
- Scientists discover how the potentially oldest coral reefs in the Mediterranean developed
A new study brings unprecedented insights into the environmental constraints and climatic events that controlled the formation of the potentially oldest coral reefs in the Mediterranean.
Science Daily. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 13:17:35 EST.
- Hungary becomes first EU country to register Russia's Sputnik V vaccine
The vaccine was approved under the emergency use authorization procedure
Tass. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:13:44 +0300.
- European Central Bank faces gloomier picture for economy
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The European Central Bank is looking at a darkening picture for the economy as infections and deaths surge. ...
David Mchugh. Washington Times. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 02:00:06 -0500.
- World leaders react to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration
European leaders, the U.K., Russia and Iran have all reacted to inauguration day.
ABC News. Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:10:58 -0500.
- EU fines video game firms for blocking cross-border sales
LONDON (AP) - The European Union has issued fines to a U.S. video game platform and five game makers after they blocked players from buying cheaper copies of the games in other countries in the bloc. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 20 Jan 2021 06:41:41 -0500.
- Research Headlines - Looking into the links between climate and development policies
The EU project CD-LINKS has helped to join the dots between climate change mitigation and sustainable development policies by creating a network of research experts in a wide range of relevant topics across the globe.
European Commission. Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT.
- Europeans Increasingly Eager to Travel During Spring 2021 As Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout Begins
Despite continuing lockdowns, Europeans are progressively interested in trips during the second quarter of 2021 as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out. ...
Travel Industry Wire. 2021-01-19 18:40:37 EST.
- Trump moves to lift coronavirus travel restrictions on Europe, Brazil
President Trump on Monday moved to lift restrictions imposed on travelers from much of Europe and Brazil that were implemented last year to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Morgan Chalfant. The Hill. Mon, 18 Jan 2021 23:56:05 +0000.
- Meet The German Under 30 Honoree Whose HR Platform Just Raised $125 Million On A $1.7 Billion Valuation
German HR platform Personio, cofounded by 30 Under 30 honoree Hanno Renner, announced today that it has raised $175 million on a $1.7 billion valuation, becoming the first European HR tech unicorn.
By Igor Bosilkovski, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:32:38 -0500.
- This Seagrass Traps Marine Plastic
Researchers find the Mediterranean species of seagrass collects plastics in fibrous balls that form from its fallen leaves
Smithsonian. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:33:17 +0000.