Facebook goes down, leaving thousands of users across the U.S. and Europe unable access pages

Facebook has said a ‘configuration change’ is believed to be responsible for causing problems for thousands of users in the United States and Europe on Friday night,  with some unable to access the site and others reporting that porn had flooded their video feeds.  Downdetector.com which measures website problems saw the problems start to occur […]

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US House Members Warn of Growing Russian Threat Against Radio Free Europe

Five members of the U.S. House of Representatives Friday urged President Joe Biden’s administration to confront what they said is a growing threat from Russia against Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. “We urge the Biden administration to engage the Russian government immediately” on the matter, the five – Democratic Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Gregory Meeks, senior […]

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Families of victims brand decision to allow Boeing 737 Max to resume flying in Europe ‘astonishing’

Families of British passengers killed when a Boeing 737 Max crashed in Ethiopia have slammed the ‘astonishing and deeply worrying’ decision to allow the planes to resume flying in Europe.   The victim’s loved ones have been calling for the European authorities to keep the aircraft grounded. A total of 346 passengers and crew died when […]

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France May Impose Fines on Pfizer, BioNTech For Vaccine Delivery Delay, Europe Minister Says

Last week, the drugmakers announced the reduction of their vaccine shipments to the EU member states for several weeks to focus on modifications on a production site in Belgium to boost production capacity in mid-February. The decision angered several European countries. “Commitments must be respected, otherwise, there may be fines or sanctions [on laboratories],” Beaune […]

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Europe ‘Inevitably’ Heading Towards Double-Dip Recession, PMI Survey Finds

A double-dip recession in Europe seems an “increasingly inevitable” prospect, a PMI survey conducted by Markit Economics revealed on Friday. According to preliminary estimates, the Eurozone’s PMI tanked to 47.5 in January, down from 49.1 registered in December. January’s PMI for the Eurozone’s manufacturing sector dropped to 54.7 against 55.2 in December, while in the […]

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Finland Seeking to Improve Exchange of Data Bases Between Northern Europe, Baltic States

In 2021, Finland chairs Nordic-Baltic Eight, a regional cooperation format that also includes Denmark, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. “As part of chairmanship, in the beginning of the year, Finland launched a project dubbed ‘The World’s Smoothest Cross-Border Mobility and Daily Life Through Digitalization.’ The project will focus on information exchange and day-to-day […]

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