""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
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James Damore says he was sacked for claiming that gender imbalance in the tech industry was 'in part due to biological causes'.
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The French government says it's going to lodge an appeal against a court ruling that Google is not liable to pay 1.1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in back taxes.
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The world’s most popular search engine, Google, faces a record-breaking €2.42 billion fine from the European Commission after a seven-year investigation found it violated EU anti-trust laws.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU's de facto political capital
For the European Union, the record 2.4 billion fine against Google is all about choice and protection for consumers.
EU anti-trust regulators say
The EU says it for abusing its dominant position to manipulate search engine results for its own benefit.
Russia's Facebook and Google equivalents have been banned in Ukraine - hitting millions of web surfers.
Google's parent company - Alphabet - is to pay 306 million euros to settle a tax dispute with Italy covered 13 years up to 2015.
A gaggle of America's biggest hi-tech companies have called for a silicon veto of President Trump's tightening of controls on HB1 visas, saying they threaten jobs and competitivity.
The French presidential elections will soon get underway.