The ratings agency downgraded the country from double A plus to double A - its 2nd downgrade in two years. France's Finance Minister called the report "inaccurate" and said French debt remains safe.
Germany's highest civil court says that an online portal for ranking doctors must remove the name of a disgruntled physician. The case could serve as a precedent for future disputes.
US stock markets went through more chaos on Thursday, with the latest losses only slightly behind the record-breaking Monday trimming as concerns mount over inflation and interest rate hikes.
A large number of employment agencies have been hiring cheap labor across Europe. But many Greeks have fallen victim to high expectations and fraudulent recruitment deals. Anthee Carassava reports.
China wants to introduce a Social Credit System to rate its citizens’ trustworthiness. Unconcerned about privacy protection, the government is billing the project as a cure for all manner of economic and social ills.
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