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If Russia build its own space station soon, NASA has a problem

Russia build its own space station – Russia will withdraw from the ISS space station after 2024. The country will be working with the United States and astronauts from other countries on board the station in the coming years, but what happens next? Russia wants to stop its involvement with the ISS after 2024, top […]

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US kills Al Qaeda leader and ‘9/11 brain’ Al Zawahiri in drone strike

US kills Al Qaeda leader – The leader of the terrorist organization Al Qaeda was killed last weekend by a US drone strike in Afghanistan. President Joe Biden of the United States confirmed this during a speech at the White House. It concerns Ayman Al Zawahiri, who, together with Osama Bin Laden, was responsible for […]

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Rare pink diamond found in Angola: largest find in three hundred years

Rare pink diamond found in Angola – In Angola, miners have found a rare pink diamond. According to the operator of the mine, it is the largest find worldwide in three hundred years. The diamond has been given the name The Lulo Rose and is therefore named after the mine where it was found. According […]

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VPN providers: India postpones stricter rules for VPN providers for three months

VPN providers – India is giving VPN companies three months more time to comply with new rules on storing customer data, TechCrunch reported Tuesday. A VPN (virtual private network) allows users to connect to the Internet anonymously. This is often done via a server in another country. At the end of June, new rules would take effect […]

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ARTIS hit by cyber attack, criminals demand million euros ransom

ARTIS hit by cyber attack – ARTIS was hit by an attack with hostage software on Tuesday. Criminals want 1 million euros in cryptocurrency to release computer systems, reports the Amsterdam zoo. It is not known who is behind the attack and which systems have been affected. It is also unknown whether data has been stolen and […]

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Many American women delete menstrual apps after abortion decision

menstrual apps – Many American women are deleting their menstrual apps. Now that the national right to abortion has been abolished, they are afraid that private data from the apps could serve as criminal evidence. Menstrual apps are apps that allow women to track their cycle. This gives them a better insight into when they […]

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Bill Cosby appeals conviction in 1975 abuse case

Bill Cosby appeals conviction in 1975 abuse case – Bill was accused of sexually abusing a then sixteen-year-old girl in 1975. The jury of the court in California found the former actor from the US guilty of that offense and this week obliged him to pay a 500,000 dollar (more than 473,000 euros) in damages […]

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U.S. Supreme Court removes nationwide right to abortion

Right to abortion – The Supreme Court of the United States has abolished the nationwide right to abortion. From now on, American women are dependent on which state they live in whether they can have an abortion or not. Because of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling, each state can now decide for itself whether it allows […]

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Instagram has a problem that causes users to keep seeing the same stories

Instagram has a problem – Instagram is struggling with a problem that causes users to see the same stories over and over again. They have to watch everything over and over again before they can see new stories. The problems started in the course of Tuesday. Exactly how big the problem is is unclear. On social media, […]

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Experts distrustful about app for European digital identity

European digital identity – Brussels has plans to introduce a European digital identity (eID). According to experts, there are quite a few snags to the idea. “Over-identification is lurking,” they tell NU.nl. The European Commission announced the plans in June 2021. Brussels wants to introduce an app – the European Union itself speaks of a wallet – […]

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Five new categories for Grammy Awards, rules modified after criticism

new categories for Grammy Awards – The Grammy Awards have announced the biggest changes in 28 years. Five categories will be added to the ceremony and some rules will be adjusted. This happens in response to fierce criticism from musicians. For example, the Recording Academy, as the organization behind the Grammys is called, adds a […]

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Terror suspects get up to 16.5 years for plans attack on LGBTIQ+ festival

Terror suspects – Three terror suspects received prison sentences of up to 16.5 years on tuesday in appeal. The trio, together with three others, prepared a bloody attack on a random LGBTIQ+ festival in the Netherlands. The police were able to prevent the attack in September 2018 early by an undercover operation. The highest sentence […]

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Russian director of Yandex resigns after he ends up on European sanctions list

Russian director of Yandex resigns – Arkady Volozh has stepped down as director of Russian internet giant Yandex. The European Union has put Volozh on a sanctions list, which has, among other things, frozen his financial resources. Volozh co-founded Yandex in 1997, which can be seen as the Russian Google. He recently became CEO of the internet […]

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Government continues to use Google cloud services after privacy adjustments

Google cloud services – Government agencies can continue to use the Google Workspace cloud service. Google Cloud has promised the central government to make adjustments that solve risks in the field of privacy and transparency. Google Cloud and Minister Dilan Yesilgöz-Zegerius (Justice and Security) announce that they have reached an agreement that allows Google Workspace to continue to […]

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Crashed plane found in Nepal, at least fourteen victims

Crashed plane found in Nepal – The plane of airline Tara Air that crashed in Nepal on Sunday, has been found. Rescue workers have so far found the bodies of fourteen victims. Eight occupants are still being sought. A nepalese army spokesman tweeted a photo of the crash site with debris from the plane. The […]

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Actor Kevin Spacey charged with sexual assault of three men

Actor Kevin Spacey – The United Kingdom is going to prosecute actor Kevin Spacey for the sexual assault of three men. According to the British police, there are a total of four charges. The 62-year-old actor is also being prosecuted for sexual contact with penetration without consent. The charges follow an investigation conducted by the […]

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Spain adopts law mandating explicit consent to sex

Spain adopts law mandating explicit consent to sex – The Spanish parliament on Thursday passed a law that makes it mandatory to explicitly ask for consent for sex. In Spain, sexual assault is now considered rape in principle, regardless of whether the victim resisted or allowed it to happen out of fear. Prison sentences can […]

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Mourinho in tears after winning Conference League with Roma: ‘This is historic’

Mourinho in tears after winning Conference League with Roma – José Mourinho burst into tears after he had won the Conference League with AS Roma at the expense of Feyenoord on Wednesday. For the Italian subtopper, it is the first European grand prize in history. “This was not work tonight, but history,” said a visibly […]

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Father Britney Spears tries to get out of court, according to her lawyer

Father Britney Spears tries to get out of court – Britney Spears’ father continues to try to move a lawsuit against his daughter and according to her lawyer, that should now be ready. Mathew Rosengart has asked the court to interfere in planning the case, now that Jamie Spears did not show up on three […]

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Possible first Dutch cases of monkeypox virus, rash not yet in

Possible first Dutch cases of monkeypox virus – In the Netherlands there may be some cases of the monkeypox virus, reports the RIVM Friday. Samples are currently being examined in a laboratory. The results are not yet known. Even if they all turn out negatively, RIVM takes into account that the first case in the […]

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