Antitrust

Berlin takes the controls at Lufthansa in €9B bailout

1 day ago   |   Politico

BERLIN - Good evening ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking... the German federal government. Berlin agreed to a €9 billion deal on Monday to save flag carrier...
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German government agrees €9B Lufthansa bailout

1 day ago   |   Politico

BERLIN - The German government Monday approved a €9 billion bailout package for flag carrier Lufthansa in return for an initial 20 percent stake in the airline, the economics...
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Hamburg privacy boss calls for overhaul of EU privacy rules

1 day ago   |   Politico

Europe's landmark privacy rules must be overhauled to ensure proper enforcement and protection of people's rights, Johannes Caspar, a leading German regulator, said ahead of...
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Here's how an antitrust case against Google could play out, and why it might not stick, according to a lawyer who helped go after Microsoft in the '90s

Here's how an antitrust case against Google could play out, and why it might not stick, according to a lawyer who helped go after Microsoft in the '90s

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Evidence is mounting that Google might soon be hit with at least one major antitrust case in the US. But it will be a long and complex battle to prove that Google has acted...
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Barnier's letter to UK: Let's stop sending letters about Brexit

6 days ago   |   Politico

The EU wants the U.K. to discuss their points of difference in Brexit talks at the negotiating table rather than via letters - and made that point in a letter. EU chief Brexit...
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Google Meet is rocketing in growth, but the company's latest tactic to beat video-chat rival Zoom could mean even more scrutiny from antitrust regulators

Google Meet is rocketing in growth, but the company's latest tactic to beat video-chat rival Zoom could mean even more scrutiny from antitrust regulators

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Google Meet, the company's video conference service, is seeing tremendous growth, but the company is also using some questionable tactics to promote its software over rivals...
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Macron and Merkel defy Brussels with push for industrial champions

8 days ago   |   Politico

France and Germany on Monday made a rare top-level political push for the creation of European industrial champions as part of the coronavirus recovery, putting themselves on a...
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Amazon doesn't commit to putting Bezos before antitrust committee - CNET

10 days ago   |   CNET

The back-and-forth points to the continued focus on monopoly concerns in Big Tech, even during the pandemic.
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Trump administration likely to sue Google in coming months, sources say

10 days ago   |   The Independent

Antitrust lawsuit could be filed as early as summer
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DOJ and state regulators prepare to file antitrust lawsuits against Google

DOJ and state regulators prepare to file antitrust lawsuits against Google

10 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The Justice Department may file its case as early as this summer while Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton may take action in the fall, along with his peers in other states...
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Morecambe defender Christian Mbulu dies aged 23

Morecambe defender Christian Mbulu dies aged 23

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Body of little girl, 4, 'attacked by rats as she lay dead in cot for two days'

Body of little girl, 4, 'attacked by rats as she lay dead in cot for two days'

WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT - Mark James Dunn, 43, of Brisbane, Australia, has been charged with the murder of his daughter Willow, who police believe was left to rot in her... Read more ...

Furious Trump says ‘anti-free speech' Twitter is ‘interfering in election'...

Furious Trump says ‘anti-free speech' Twitter is ‘interfering in election' after it adds ‘fact-checks' to his posts

AN OUTRAGED Donald Trump has roasted Twitter for daring to label his tweets with “fact-checks” for the first time after posting about “rigged” mail-in votes. He fumed that the... Read more ...

Police 'broke up party at house of Tory MP Rob Roberts' 

Police 'broke up party at house of Tory MP Rob Roberts' 

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Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election'...

Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

President Donald Trump accused Twitter on Tuesday of "interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election" after it fact-checked two of his tweets pushing conspiracies about voting... Read more ...

Seinfeld and Star Trek actor Richard Herd dies at age 87 after a battle with...

Seinfeld and Star Trek actor Richard Herd dies at age 87 after a battle with cancer

The Massachusetts native had a long and fruitful career that included a role in the 1979 classic The China Syndrome but he may have been best known for his role on Seinfeld. Read more ...

Police called to lockdown ‘birthday party' at Conservative MP's house

Police called to lockdown ‘birthday party' at Conservative MP's house

Rob Roberts said he was not home at the time Police officers were called to a birthday party at a Tory MP's house and had to ask two people to leave, it is reported. They were... Read more ...

Coronavirus - all you need to know as 'two households can meet in gardens soon'

Coronavirus - all you need to know as 'two households can meet in gardens soon'

Families could finally be reunited if the move comes into effect next month. Under the plan members of two households will allowed to meet up outside if it is safe to do so Read more ...

Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford fit for Premier League...

Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford fit for Premier League restart, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba will be fit for the proposed resumption of the Premier League. Read more ...

New 2020 BMW 5-series revealed - 523bhp M550i now available in the UK

New 2020 BMW 5-series revealed - 523bhp M550i now available in the UK

The BMW 5-series saloon and estate have been given a mid-life update, retaining the conservative style while adding a tad more edge and introducing a suite of mild and plug-in... Read more ...