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Ceturtdiena 25.04.2019 | Name days: Līksma, Bārbala

WikiLeaks Assange found guilty by London court after arrest at embassy

A court in London has found Julian Assange, the head of government secret-leaking organisation WikiLeaks guilty of failing to surrender to the court, after his arrest from his place of refuge at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

Hundreds of thousands of EU citizens wish to remain in UK despite Brexit

Over 400 000 European Union citizens have applied to legally remain in the United Kingdom even after Brexit, the country's interior ministry has stated.

French parliament supports digital tax tailored to Google, Facebook

Members of the French Parliament have adopted a new tax on leading internet companies like Google and Facebook, despite criticism from the U.S.

Stoltenberg defends NATO existence before U.S. legislators

NATO «is in the national interest of each and every one of our nations», the organisation's secretary general Jens Stoltenberg noted to legislators in the U.S., where the alliance has been criticised often at the highest level for limited defence spending by many member states.

Research: Unhealthy food causes more deaths globally than smoking

As much as 11 million deaths could be prevented globally every year, more than smoking-related deaths, if people increased the consumption of vegetables, fruit, nuts and legumes in their diets, a U.S. institute found in a study.

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