Instapaper is temporarily shutting off access for European users due to GDPR

Instapaper is temporarily shutting off access for European users due to GDPR

Popular read-it-later app Instapaper informed all European users today that its service would be temporarily unavailable starting Thursday, May 24th while it continues to make changes to ensure it’s compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. The privacy rule, which sets new restrictions on how companies operating in the EU manage and share […]

America's Profit Boom Leaves Europe Inc. Playing Catch-Up

America's Profit Boom Leaves Europe Inc. Playing Catch-Up

May 23, 2018 5:30 a.m. ET The eurozone’s economy has outpaced the U.S. for the past two years, yet its corporate profits are trailing those in America like never before. The bloc posted its strongest economic growth in a decade last year, inspiring investors to pour billions into European exchange-traded funds following the 2017 French […]

Steve Bannon makes a comeback in Europe — and promises 'a brave new world' as populists prepare to govern

Steve Bannon makes a comeback in Europe — and promises 'a brave new world' as populists prepare to govern

PRAGUE — Politics hasn’t been going Stephen K. Bannon’s way lately in Alabama, Mississippi or Nevada. But at least the anti-establishment provocateur, a former Goldman Sachs banker, has the Czech Republic, Hungary and Italy.  The man who helped mastermind President Trump’s election spread the gospel of working-class revolt in the gilded ballroom of a 19th-century […]

Why Eastern Europe needs a New Deal

Why Eastern Europe needs a New Deal

What can DiEM25’s New Deal offer Eastern Europe? Does the region have the appropriate infrastructure to roll out such a program? Or does it only apply to the Eurozone? These are, of course, reasonable concerns. But we must deconstruct the myth that the New Deal can only apply to the Eurozone. Instead, our challenge is […]

Pope laments 'hemorrhaging' of priests and nuns in Europe

Pope laments 'hemorrhaging' of priests and nuns in Europe

Pope Francis is voicing alarm at the “hemorrhaging” of nuns and priests in Italy and Europe, saying God only knows how many seminaries, monasteries, convents and churches will close because fewer people are being called to lives of religious service. Francis told Italy’s bishops on Monday he was concerned about the “crisis of vocations” in […]

Italy draws its battle lines with Europe

Italy draws its battle lines with Europe

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. More than two months after voters went to the polls, Italy is finally getting close to having a new government. On Monday, the two leaders […]

Iran says Europe's support for nuclear deal not enough: IRNA

Iran says Europe's support for nuclear deal not enough: IRNA

TEHRAN (Reuters) – The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal of the United States, Iran’s foreign minister told the EU’s energy chief on Sunday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets with European Commissioner for Energy and Climate, Miguel Arias […]

An NBA prospect wonders: Europe or Sacramento?

An NBA prospect wonders: Europe or Sacramento?

Photo: Andrej Isakovic / AFP / Getty Images Slovenia’s Luka Doncic, 19, is uncertain about whether he will join the NBA next season or wait. Slovenia’s Luka Doncic, 19, is uncertain about whether he will… There’s a natural skepticism among players acquired or drafted by Sacramento. They don’t understand how an NBA franchise could be […]

Europe Wakes Up To Royal Wedding Mania As Celebrity Guests Begin To Arrive

Europe Wakes Up To Royal Wedding Mania As Celebrity Guests Begin To Arrive

Refresh for latest…: Royal wedding mania has kicked off as guests have started to arrive in Windsor for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. There’s round the clock coverage in the UK and Europe, even the French networks are all covering the event. The BBC, ITV and Sky are all covering the event all morning, […]

NATO Chief Worried About Fissures Between United States and Europe

NATO Chief Worried About Fissures Between United States and Europe

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said during a visit to Washington this week he is worried about the significant gaps between the United States and Europe on some of the world’s most important issues, from climate change to America’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement. His comments, in an interview with Foreign Policy, were the latest […]

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