Facebook’s Political Ad Problem Spreads to Europe

Facebook’s Political Ad Problem Spreads to Europe

The Facebook logo is displayed at the Facebook Innovation Hub on February 24th, 2016, in Berlin, Germany.  (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) On September 15th, nine days before the elections in Germany, the Green Party complained to Facebook about a popular series of attack ads deriding its stances on gender-neutral bathrooms, electric cars, and other topics. […]

Sabre-toothed cats prowled Europe 200,000 years after supposedly going extinct : Nature News & Comment

Sabre-toothed cats prowled Europe 200,000 years after supposedly going extinct : Nature News & Comment

Roman Uchytel/SPL The sabre-toothed cat Homotherium latidens might have travelled between Eurasia and North America. Sabre-toothed cats existed in Europe for hundreds of thousands of years longer than previously thought, according to a study1 that settles a long-running debate among palaeontologists. The authors also found evidence that Homotherium latidens, a Eurasian sabretooth, and Homotherium serum […]

Wild in Walthamstow: Europe’s biggest urban wetlands opens | Travel

Wild in Walthamstow: Europe’s biggest urban wetlands opens | Travel

We’re strolling along Songbird Walk, beneath a row of waterside poplars very like ones Monet painted in Normandy. The October sky is grey but the footpath is lined with colourful wildflowers: yellow gorse, purple knapweed, white campion. With a liquid twittering, a flock of goldfinches swoop overhead, then a clear, penetrating song bursts from the […]

UK attempts to speed up Brexit talks, but Europe wants to see the check first – CNBC

UK attempts to speed up Brexit talks, but Europe wants to see the check first – CNBC

CNBC UK attempts to speed up Brexit talks, but Europe wants to see the check firstCNBCU.K. Prime Minister Theresa May attempted to accelerate Brexit talks Thursday, but her European counterparts want to know how much London will pay to exit the bloc. May wrote a letter, published Thursday morning, reassuring all European citizens living …‘No deal […]

Roche’s Top Drug Stumbles in Europe as Biosimilars Take Hold

Roche’s Top Drug Stumbles in Europe as Biosimilars Take Hold

Roche Holding AG’s top-selling drug Rituxan saw sales slide in Europe last quarter, hurt by competition from cheaper copycat medicines called biosimilars — a harbinger of things to come for the aging cancer treatment. Europe was the only place where sales fell for the medicine, a mainstay of treatment for blood cancers and some autoimmune […]