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    More than 400 of the best taekwondo athletes on the planet are in action at the 25th edition of the European Taekwondo Championships. The four-day competition is the biggest taekwondo event since the last Olympics and a major stop on the road to Paris 202...
    The power of platforms to suggest content we may like is a boon for convenience, but the secrecy around data collection raises troubling questions.Billions of people receive recommendations from digital platforms that impact their daily offline life. What...
    Europe has moved closer toward new cybersecurity standards and reporting rules following a provisional network and information systems agreement dubbed NIS2 by the European Council and Parliament. Once approved, NIS2 [PDF] will replace the current Directi...
    The EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC) is meeting in Paris today to discuss coordinated approaches to global supply chain issues.This is only the second meeting of the TTC, the agenda for which was prepared in February. That highlighted a number of ...
    New data about the real-time-bidding (RTB) system's use of web users' info for tracking and ad targeting, released today by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), suggests Google and other key players in the high velocity, surveillance-ba...
    Social platforms have learned to remove violent videos of extremist shootings more quickly over the past few years. It's just not clear they're moving quickly enough.Police say that when a white gunman killed 10 people and wounded three others —...
    Leinster host Toulouse at the Aviva Stadium this weekend for what looks set to be a memorable Heineken Champions Cup semi-final battle between these two giants of European rugby. Leinster booked their place in the last four with a swashbuckling 14-23 win ...
    * Food system accounts for a third of global carbon emissions * European governments also looking at creating labels* Wave of schemes creates consumer confusion, greenwashing risk By Carey L. BironWASHINGTON, May 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nutritio...
    EU countries and lawmakers agreed on Friday to tougher cybersecurity rules for large energy, transport, and financial firms, digital providers, and medical device makers amid concerns about cyber attacks by state actors and other malicious players.The Eur...
    Critics have accused the European Commission of seeking to end encrypted communications after the EU’s executive body unveiled strict regulations for messaging apps intended to fight the spread of child sexual abuse imagery.Under the proposed regulations,...
    Proposed European regulations that purport to curb child abuse by imposing mass surveillance would be a "disaster" for digital privacy and strong encryption, say cybersecurity experts.A number of options have been put forward for lawmakers to mu...
    Lindsey Buckingham has announced that his upcoming European tour has been postponed, after the former Fleetwood Mac guitarist and members of his crew contracted Covid-19.Buckingham, along with the other ill crew members, was exposed to the virus near the ...