Europe

EU urges Biden admin to join Europe in cracking down on big tech

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged President Joe Biden to join Europe in their clampdown on big tech, telling the Davos World Economic Forum Tuesday that the world must "address the darker sides of the digital world," which she partly blamed for the U.S. Capitol riot Jan. 6. 

Boeing 737 Max to be cleared by European aviation agency

The Boeing 737 Max will be approved to resume flights in Europe next week, following nearly two years of reviews after the aircraft was involved in two deadly crashes that saw the planes grounded worldwide, the head of the European aviation safety agency said Tuesday.

Michelin scrapping 2,300 jobs over next three years

French tire maker Michelin said on Wednesday it would cut up to 2,300 jobs over three years as part of a new simplification and competitiveness plan in France, adding this would involve neither layoffs nor plant closures.