3rd Dec 2023


EU warns online platforms to do more on coronavirus fake news

The European Commission published on Wednesday its second set of reports on action taken by signatories to the Code of Practice on Disinformation in fighting fake and misleading coronavirus-related information during August. However, EU commissioner for values and transparency Věra Jourová said "more work remains to be done to increase transparency and improve accountability". The EU executive urged the signatories to provide more complete and detailed quantitative data.

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Brussels denies having no 'concern' on Spain's amnesty law

The Spanish government remains secretive about its negotiations with pro-independence Catalans, but claims the EU Commission has "zero concerns" about their proposed amnesty law for Catalan separatists. The EU executive denies that.


Dubai's COP28 — a view from the ground

Discussion of the biggest existential threat humanity has ever faced is barely mentioned on billboards or signage in Dubai — yet visitors are made aware quite quickly that t world rugby sevens tournament is imminent.

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