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Here's what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and another executive will be grilled by European politicians on Tuesday about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook's role in election interference, and its attitude to new European privacy laws.

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

Failure to embrace stock options is holding back Europe's startups | VentureBeat

While Europe’s startup ecosystem has changed dramatically over the past decade, venture capitalists are warning that entrepreneurs must do more to encourage and reward risk if they want to create the next generation of tech giants.

News | News

EU referendum: BBC forecasts UK vote to leave - BBC News

The UK has voted by a narrow margin to leave the European Union after 43 years in an historic referendum, a BBC forecast suggests.

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Nato to 'name and shame' member countries over defence spending - Telegraph

Western countries which fail to spend more than two per cent of their national income on defence are to be "named and shamed" by Nato.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook tracks all visitors, breaching EU law: report

Exclusive: Social network even sets a new cookie to track untracked EU users who have explicitly opted out of tracking

News | The News

Europe’s Leading Rabbi: Jews Must Begin Carrying Guns | Washington Free Beacon

One of Europe’s most prominent Jewish organizations is petitioning the European Union to pass new legislation that would permit Jewish community members to carry guns “for the essential protection of their communities,” according to a letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

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Outrageous: EU Removes Hamas from List of Terror Organizations | United with Israel

The world's largest pro-Israel community.

Politics | Op-Ed

Fundamentally Freund: From Gaza to Catalonia: Europe’s insufferable hypocrisy

Perhaps it is time for someone to pull Mogherini aside and whisper into her ear: before you start offering unsolicited advice to Israel, you might want to get your own hypocritical house in order.

News | News

Activist who urged killing Israelis nominated for top EU award

52 European lawmakers propose Alaa Abdel Fattah, who also called for assassination of Egyptians, for Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought