The American company Southwest Airlines does not expect to be able to use its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until 13 April. That is a month longer than the airline had previously estimated.
Aircraft maker Boeing is considering temporarily stopping the production of the 737 MAX aircraft in question. It is still unclear when the aircraft will be allowed back into the air by aviation authorities. According to various reports, this will only be after January next year. In addition to a production stop, there is reported to be a reduction in manufacturing.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) wants to take action against Facebook because the regulator is worried about the company’s competitive position, sources say to The Wall Street Journal. The regulator is specifically concerned about how the various Facebook apps work together.
It is not going fast enough, it has to be faster. That is the motto of the Green Deal, which European Commissioner Frans Timmermans is presenting today. The urgency is high, but there are also great opportunities, he writes in the introduction.
Fighting drug trafficking is inadequate, according to figures from the EU’s annual drug report: in Europe, more and more places are getting better and more available. At the same time, increasing competition between criminal organizations brings more corruption and violence.
European institutions and countries have jointly carried out a cyber attack on Sunni extremism and especially the Islamic State (IS) terror movement. Under the leadership of the Belgian authorities, the movement of Sunni jihadists on the internet has been a major blow. Similarly, the Amaq medium, which mainly served as the IS’s mouthpiece, is virtually eliminated.
Facebook announces that it is taking measures against fake advertisements with famous Dutch people. These can be reported in the Netherlands from December.