Category: Europe

Europe will go it alone on digital tax reform in 2021 if it must, says EU president, as bloc directs €150BN in COVID-19 relief toward cloud, AI and broadband
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Europe will go it alone on digital tax reform in 2021 if it must, says EU president, as bloc directs €150BN in COVID-19 relief toward cloud, AI and broadband

Europe will propose its own digital tax early next year if there’s no agreement at a global level on how to update taxation rules for the Internet age, EU president Ursula von der Leyen said today, reiterating the bloc’s determination not to let tax reform slide in a ‘state of the union’ speech to the…

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Europe starts testing app interoperability service to power cross-border COVID-19 exposure alerts
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Europe starts testing app interoperability service to power cross-border COVID-19 exposure alerts

The European Commission has begun testing backend infrastructure that’s needed to make national coronavirus contacts tracing apps interoperate across the bloc’s internal borders. It’s kicked off test runs between the backend servers of the official apps from the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Latvia, and the newly established gateway server — which is…

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Europe Racked by Riots and Protests Over Death of George Floyd
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Europe Racked by Riots and Protests Over Death of George Floyd

Cities across Europe have been ravaged by Black Lives Matter protests and riots, ostensibly in support of protests over the death of George Floyd, a citizen of the United States in the city of Minneapolis. Activist groups across the European continent and in the United Kingdom have used the death of Mr Floyd to stage…

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Europe stirs back to life as lockdowns ease – Breitbart
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Europe stirs back to life as lockdowns ease – Breitbart

Rome (AFP) – Workers banged away at construction sites in Rome, police handed out masks in Madrid and older children returned to school in Vienna as Europe on Monday gingerly stepped out of its coronavirus lockdown. With their death and infection rates slowing and their economies in ruins, some of Europe’s biggest countries decided it…

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Europe Faces Biggest Shock Since Financial Crisis, and It’s Too Late to Stop it
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Europe Faces Biggest Shock Since Financial Crisis, and It’s Too Late to Stop it

According to ECB head Christine Lagarde, the European Union faces its most severe economic shock since the financial crisis as coronavirus spreads across the continent. European leaders are scrambling to contain the situation, but their efforts are too little, too late. German Chancellor Angela Merkel admits the situation is out of control. She predicts coronavirus…

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