The president of the European Parliament has demanded an explanation after fresh intelligence allegations against the US. The German magazine Der Spiegel reported that the National Security Agency bugged EU institutions.
The IRS announced that more than 100,000 taxpayers accounts were compromised by hackers. But as government institutions are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals, will citizens' data continue to be vulnerable?
More than 400,000 new keywords have been found in German spy agency BND's computers, a German media report says. The findings would further undermine the organization, accused of helping the NSA with surveillance.
In 2014, Germany's highest court cleared the way for smaller parties to run for the European parliament. One year on, we're taking stock of this motley crew of lone-warriors, euroskeptics and a money-loving jokester.
The German news magazine Der Spiegel first outlined the extent of the BND's partnership with the NSA last week. But details are continuing to emerge, suggesting that more than metadata was shared.