French IT firm Atos falls 12%, faces major share dilution after selecting rescue deal

This photograph taken on April 26, 2024 shows the headquarters of the French multinational information technology company ATOS in Bezons, near Paris. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP) (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images) Ludovic Marin | Afp | Getty Images Shares in beleaguered French IT company Atos fell close to 12% on Tuesday … Read more

How a far-right push in Europe triggered a shock election in France – podcast

The far right has made significant gains in the European parliament elections. The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has responded with a high-stakes gamble As the results of the EU elections came in, the shocks kept coming. In France, Germany and Italy the far right made serious gains. Just under a quarter of MEPs in the … Read more

Scammer warning for Australian travellers jetting overseas for summer in Europe and US

Australians looking to trade in the colder weather for summer in the US and Europe have been sent a stern warning. Scammers and criminals are expected to be out in force this summer in the Northern Hemisphere, with major events including the Olympics Taylor Swift concerts. Experts are warning holidaymakers to be on alert for … Read more

Series of caves The Abyss in focus of Michael Mosley search on Greek island of Symi

The search for missing dietician Michael Mosley on a Greek island will focus on a dangerous cave complex known as The Abyss, as a local woman describes the disappearance as “so weird”. Mika Papakalodouka, daughter of the island of Symi’s mayor, says “a lot of” island residents had joined the search using their own boats … Read more

Body found in search for Michael Mosley on Greek Island of Symi, UK media report

A body has reportedly been found in the search for Michael Mosley, after the celebrity UK medical expert disappeared on a Greek island. The body was found near a systems of caves known as The Abyss on the Island of Symi, as first reported by UK publication The Sun. Greek officials are yet to confirm … Read more

European voters head to the polls on final day of EU election

This photograph shows European countries’ flags waving in front of the European Parliament building in Strasbourg, eastern France, on June 6, 2024. (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP) (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP via Getty Images) Sebastien Bozon | Afp | Getty Images The final, and biggest, day of voting in the European Union elections was … Read more

Why the EU’s Vice President Isn’t Worried About Moon-Landing Conspiracies on YouTube

When European Union vice president Věra Jourová met with YouTube CEO Neal Mohan in California last week, they fell to talking about the long-running conspiracy theory that the moon landings were fake. YouTube has faced calls from some users and advocacy groups to remove videos that question the historic missions. Like other videos denying accepted … Read more

King Charles banknotes enter circulation for the first time

A press preview held for the ‘The Future of Money’ exhibition at the Bank of England Museum in London, United Kingdom on February 27, 2024. Rasid Necati Aslim | Anadolu | Getty Images LONOND — Banknotes featuring a portrait of King Charles III entered circulation on Wednesday for the first time, the Bank of England … Read more

British tourists warned as blood-sucking ‘monster ticks’ invade European holiday resorts

Brits are urged to stay vigilant as a plague of “monster ticks” have been invading holiday spots across Europe. The blood-sucking creatures are reportedly four times larger than regular ticks and can carry dangerous diseases. The large ticks, known as Hyalomma lusitanicum, originate from tropical climates including Africa and southeast Asia. But now it is … Read more

This family traveled for a year. These are their biggest mistakes

Life-changing experiences, unforgettable memories and beautiful pictures — these are things that come to mind when people think of a year-long family trip.  But there are also blunders behind the adventures, said Margaret Bensfield Sullivan, recalling the year she spent abroad with her husband and two kids. From encountering piranhas in Brazil to getting trapped … Read more