Britain angers US by giving Huawei limited role in 5G network

euronews.com- Update: July 24, 04:19 am
Britain will allow Huawei to supply equipment for its next-generation wireless networks such as 5G — despite warnings from the United States — but will exclude the Chinese tech giant from "sensitive parts."

Should Huawei be banned from Europe?

euronews.com- Update: July 24, 04:19 am
Boris Johnson's government initially approved a limited role for the Chinese telecoms giant in the country's 5G infrastructure, angering the Trump administration and leading figures within the Conservative Party.

What is the truth behind the 5G coronavirus conspiracy theory?

euronews.com- Update: July 24, 04:17 am
Barrie Trower is a conspiracy theorist and says 5G is to blame for the rapid spread of COVID-19. He believes it degrades the immune system and that the dangers are being covered up by powerful forces in the global telecommunications industry.

QAnon: Twitter bans 7,000 accounts linked to conspiracy theory group | #TheCube

euronews.com- Update: July 24, 04:13 am
Twitter has removed thousands of accounts linked to the conspiracy theory group QAnon, saying they pushed content that has the potential "to lead to offline harm".

What is QAnon and should Europe be worried?

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:12 pm
Twitter announced this week that they had removed 7,000 accounts that are linked to the conspiracy channel for violating their guidelines: from engaging in spam to platform manipulation.

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak slashes VAT on tourism and hospitality from 20% to 5% until January

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:10 pm
The UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced cuts to VAT worth over £4 billion (€4.4 billion) as a lifeline for the struggling British tourism and hospitality sector.

Almost 900,000 public sector workers in UK to receive above-inflation pay rise

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:9 pm
Almost 900,000 public sector workers will be given an above-inflation pay rise, the UK Chancellor has announced.

Return of Premier League football is major milestone towards normality, says UK minister

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:9 pm
Britain's Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden described the return of Premier League football as "an important milestone" towards a return to normality but warned it will be "extremely challenging" for theatres and cinemas to reopen soon.

Coronavirus: Will Europe's football seasons restart as lockdowns ease up?

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:8 pm
The month of May is usually the most exciting for football supporters as European club seasons reach their climax, with league titles up for grabs and promotion and relegation battles fought out.

Germany's Bundesliga football league cleared to resume behind closed doors from mid-May

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:7 pm
Germany's Bundesliga football league can resume behind closed doors from mid-May, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.

French football facing 'unprecedented' crisis, Lyon chief warns government

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:7 pm
The head of Olympique Lyonnais football club (OL) has written to the French government warning that the sport is facing an "unprecedented economic and social crisis".

Tennis star Roger Federer rules out return to competition before 2021 due to knee injury

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:6 pm
Tennis superstar Roger Federer announced on Wednesday that he will stay off the court until 2021 following a third surgical procedure on his knee.

Cristiano Ronaldo is first footballer to earn more than $1 billion

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:5 pm
Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first footballer to earn more than $1 billion (€885m), according to Forbes magazine.

Real Madrid clinch 34th La Liga title with win over Villareal

euronews.com- Update: July 23, 9:4 pm
Real Madrid players throw head coach Zinedine Zidane in the air as they celebrate after winning the La Liga title

U.S. gives China 72 hours to shut Houston consulate, Trump says other closures 'always possible'

reuters.com- Update: July 24, 02:39 am
The United States gave China 72 hours to close its consulate in Houston amid accusations of spying, marking a dramatic deterioration in relations between the world’s two biggest economies.

Elon Musk's SpaceX in talks to raise funds at $44 billion valuation: Bloomberg News

reuters.com- Update: July 24, 02:37 am
Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX is looking to raise new capital at a valuation of about $44 billion, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

U.S. judge orders Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen released from prison on Friday

reuters.com- Update: July 24, 02:35 am
A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen released from prison on Friday and returned to home confinement.

Trump will not send federal troops to New York City: Cuomo

reuters.com- Update: July 24, 02:34 am
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday that President Donald Trump will not be sending federal law enforcement to New York City for now as the city deals with an increase in crime.

Biden, Obama criticize Trump's coronavirus response in 'socially distanced' chat

reuters.com- Update: July 24, 02:31 am
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama blasted Republican President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic in a video aired on Thursday, as the Biden campaign tapped the star power of America’s first Black president.

Biden labels Trump first racist U.S. president

reuters.com- Update: July 24, 02:30 am
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden labeled Donald Trump on Wednesday the first racist to become U.S. president in remarks his opponent’s re-election campaign quickly rebuked.