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This chart shows how dominant Google is in Europe and the UK: About 9 out of every 10 consumers there use Google’s search engine

Google was fined by the European watchdog commission for a record $5 billion in violation of antitrust laws, after a 2016 investigation led to the conclusion that Google had abused Android's dominance of the smartphone market in favor of its search engine and Chrome browser.
Margrethe Vestager, the EU's competition commissioner, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google fined a record $5 billion by the EU for abusing the dominance of Android

Google is accused of forcing smartphone makers to preinstall its services, such as Google Search, on Android. The timing couldn't be worse for Google given the growing global appetite to break up big tech.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google is staring down the barrel of another massive fine and a crackdown that could rip the company apart

Google is braced for its own Microsoft moment. The search giant may be hit with another massive fine from the European Union in an antitrust case that involves its popular Android operating system.
Rupert Murdoch, Chairman of Fox News Channel, September 10, 2017.

European Commission raids London offices of Murdoch’s Fox as part of sports cartel probe

The unannounced raids are part of an as yet unannounced sports rights competition probe.

Europe is retaliating against Trump’s tariffs by targeting classic American products like blue jeans and bourbon

The European Union is targeting classic American products like bourbon, blue jeans, and motorcycles to strike back after President Trump's new tariffs.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump

THE TRADE WAR IS HERE: Trump sets off a chain reaction with massive tariff announcements as countries vow to retaliate

Canada, the UK, and the European Union are already issuing warnings and expressing concern about the US's recently announced tariffs on steel and aluminum.
European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager

Qualcomm is slipping after the EU dealt a massive blow to the tech giant

The European Commission is asking Qualcomm to pay a $1.2 billion fine.

Europe plans to spend €1 billion on supercomputers as it looks to keep pace with the US and China

None of the top 10 fastest supercomputers in the world are located in Europe as it stands.
The opening of IKEA's latest store in Sheffield.

The EU is probing IKEA’s Dutch tax arrangements

The European Commission has opened an "in-depth" investigation into two rulings, from 2006 and 2011.

The UK will grow slower than every other major European economy in the coming years

Growth estimates are below those provided by the likes of the IMF and the Bank of England.