Europe

Skype summon to court over refusal to distribute data

Skype summon to court over refusal to distribute data

Skype has been summoned to appear in court over its refusal to share customer data in relation to a criminal investigation, it has been reported. The summons was issued after the firm declined to help Belgian authorities and refused to provide details of messages and calls between two suspects. The reasons given by the Microsoft Owned firm was that it[Read More…]

Sweden rewards good drivers

Sweden rewards good drivers

We often see a lot of careless and reckless drivers with no care or thought for other drivers. Even speed cameras don’t seem to target them and they cause problems for cyclists and pedestrians alike. There needs to be a new school of thought put into place in order to tackle this problem. However, in Sweden, they have sought to[Read More…]

Air passengers will be forced to submit 42 pieces of information under EU plans

Air passengers will be forced to submit 42 pieces of information under EU plans

A new anti-terror document from the European Commission outlines proposals to request 42 separate pieces of information to request from passengers before they fly. Those flying to and from Europe would be forced to submit a long list of personal details, which can be stored for up to five years. Although some of the fields are fairly standard such as[Read More…]

Russian fighter planes spotted across the UK

Russian fighter planes spotted across the UK

Russian bomber planes were recently spotted over the East Coast of Ireland, which caused a commercial passenger flight to be diverted, it has been revealed. The two Tu-95 bombers flew just 40 kilometres off the coast of Ireland, and crossed through civilian airline traffic lanes. This caused planes carrying hundreds of passengers to be diverted or delayed to avoid a[Read More…]

Tensions are increasing between Russia and the Ukraine

Ukraine fears reprisal from Russia

When the world turns away from Russia and Ukraine, at the stroke of a pen it has been reported that 50,000 Ukrainians have been drafted as Russian warns of the return to a scenario of force. This scaremongering has forced Ukrainians to take drastic steps to secure their future, and to stand up against Russia. According to ZeroHedge, “And with[Read More…]