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Macron condemns ‘massive’ hacking attack as documents leaked

Macron condemns ‘massive’ hacking attack as documents leaked

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Campaigning has ended ahead of Sunday’s vote The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the target of a “massive hacking attack” after a trove of documents was released online. The campaign said that genuine files were mixed up with fake ones in order to confuse […]

Macron condemns ‘massive’ hacking attack as documents leaked

Macron condemns ‘massive’ hacking attack as documents leaked

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Campaigning has ended ahead of Sunday’s vote The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the target of a “massive hacking attack” after a trove of documents was released online. The campaign said that genuine files were mixed up with fake ones in order to confuse […]

Macron condemns ‘massive’ hacking attack

Macron condemns ‘massive’ hacking attack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Campaigning has ended ahead of Sunday’s vote The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the target of a “massive hacking attack” after a trove of documents was released online. The campaign said that genuine files were mixed up with fake ones in order to confuse […]

Brexit: English language ‘losing importance’ – EU’s Juncker

Brexit: English language ‘losing importance’ – EU’s Juncker

Media captionMr Juncker said he had hesitated between the two languages – but opted for French European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told a conference in Italy on the EU that “English is losing importance in Europe”. Amid tensions with the UK over looming Brexit negotiations, he said he was delivering his speech in French. […]

Brexit: English language ‘losing importance’ – EU’s Juncker

Brexit: English language ‘losing importance’ – EU’s Juncker

Media captionMr Juncker said he had hesitated between the two languages – but opted for French European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told a conference in Italy on the EU that “English is losing importance in Europe”. Amid tensions with the UK over looming Brexit negotiations, he said he was delivering his speech in French. […]

French election: Macron takes action over offshore claims

French election: Macron takes action over offshore claims

Image copyright AFP Image caption The moderators largely let the event run its course without interference The frontrunner in the race for the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron, has filed a lawsuit over online rumours that he has a secret bank account in the Caribbean. Prosecutors in Paris have opened an investigation following his complaint. The […]

Hungary state institution to close over shocking conditions report

Hungary state institution to close over shocking conditions report

Image copyright MDAC Image caption A woman in her 20s, kept in a cage-like bed at Tophaz Special Home One of Hungary’s largest state-run institutions for the disabled is to be closed following a shock report by a human rights group. The Mental Disabilities Advocacy Centre (MDAC) revealed that the residents of Tophaz Special Home […]

Swiss ‘spied inside German ministry’ in tax scandal

Swiss ‘spied inside German ministry’ in tax scandal

Image copyright AFP Image caption German officials have paid millions of euros for CDs revealing secret Swiss bank accounts German investigators suspect that a mole spied for Swiss intelligence from inside a government office which was trying to catch German tax dodgers. The allegations are part of the case against an alleged Swiss spy arrested […]

French election: Macron ‘most convincing’ in final debate

French election: Macron ‘most convincing’ in final debate

Media captionBoth candidates started off with fiery accusations French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was more impressive than rival Marine Le Pen in Wednesday evening’s final TV debate, a viewers’ poll says. The candidates traded insults for more than two hours, arguing over terrorism, the economy, and Europe. The French broadcaster BFMTV found voters had a […]

Brexit: UK and EU at odds over size of ‘divorce bill’

Brexit: UK and EU at odds over size of ‘divorce bill’

Media captionDavid Davis on how much Britain may – or may not – have to pay for its Brexit bill. The UK won’t pay a 100bn-euro (£84bn) “divorce bill” to leave the EU, Brexit Secretary David Davis has said, as the two sides clashed over the issue. He told ITV’s Good Morning Britain the UK […]