Cyber-espionage is more difficult to pin to a state than spying in the physical world
Who's in your network, checking out your data? The latest invasive digital creature is Sandworm, a piece of malware discovered to be using a previously unknown Windows vulnerability to infiltrate government networks, spying on systems at NATO, t ...
Canada Inuits reach EU deal to resume seal-product exports
The Canadian government on Friday announced an agreement with the European Union that will let Inuit people resume the exportation of seal products, which have been the subject of an EU ban since 2009.
EU struggles to agree 2030 climate targets for October summit
European Union leaders face difficult negotiations to agree a package of climate change targets for 2030 at an end-of-October summit, with coal-reliant Poland leading objections, sources said Friday.
We must keep exploring space to answer the big questions humanity faces
Launched by the Soviet Union in 1957, Sputnik 1 became the world's first artificial satellite – a "simple" battery-powered radio transmitter inside an aluminium shell about the size of a beach ball. This ...
European scientists protest austerity measures and offer dire warnings of impact
Eradicating harmful impacts of manufacturing
The human and environmental dangers posed by a widely used manufacturing technique could be almost eradicated thanks to research led by Plymouth University.
EU to press Internet giants over online extremism
The European Union will ask major US technology companies including Facebook, Google and Twitter to help tackle online extremism at a meeting on Wednesday, officials said.
EU broadens corporate tax crackdown to Amazon (Update)
The European Union is broadening its crackdown on multinationals' tax avoidance schemes, opening Tuesday an investigation into Amazon's practices on suspicion the online retailer is not paying its dues on ...
EU clears Facebook's $19 bn buyout of WhatsApp
European Union regulators on Friday cleared the buyout of the WhatsApp mobile messaging service by Facebook, despite opposition by telecom companies afraid of the growing power of US technology giants.
EU says Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland (Update)
Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday the company appears to be benefiting from illegal tax deals there.
Human trafficking, an invisible problem
Human trafficking is a problem about which little is known in Spain, due to both the lack of reliable figures as well as the poor coordination among international police forces and the social permissiveness with regard to ...
Google's EU antitrust woes extended (Update)
The European Union's competition authority has rejected yet another offer from Google to settle a case that claims the company abuses its dominant position in Internet searches, once again extending the four-year-old anti-trust ...
Google seeks help defining 'Right to be Forgotten'
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and a panel of experts held the first of seven public sessions Tuesday to help the company define how it should enforce a new "Right to be Forgotten" rule under which Europeans ...
Climate change to increase forest fire danger in Europe
Climate change is expected to bring increased temperatures and longer droughts—conditions that will make forests more susceptible to fires.