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Alex Pigman

Alex Pigman

Alex is a Brussels-based journalist for AFP, covering Europe.
EU Parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech
EU Parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech
The European Parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial EU copyright law that hands more power to news and record companies against internet...
EU's Juncker in last-ditch bid to end Trump trade war
EU's Juncker in last-ditch bid to end Trump trade war
European Commission (EU) head Jean-Claude Juncker heads to Washington on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort by Europe to cool nerves and find an...
Trump presses EU on trade barriers in tit-for-tat
Trump presses EU on trade barriers in tit-for-tat
President Donald Trump renewed his demand Saturday that the European Union halts its trade barriers to US products in order to spare his allies new...
Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it's a taxi service
Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it's a taxi service
The EU's top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a...
Distraught Davos finds globalisation saviour in China's Xi
Distraught Davos finds globalisation saviour in China's Xi
With Donald Trump about to get the keys to the White House and the political winds blowing a populist gale through Europe, the world's elite have...
Uber bold in the face of global pressure
Uber bold in the face of global pressure
Controversial ride-sharing service Uber faces a crackdown by governments around the world and protests by angry taxi drivers, but the company...
Greece's PM Alexis Tsipras resigns
Greece's PM Alexis Tsipras resigns
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras did not give a date for the new polls but they are expected to be held on September 20, the state news...