EU readies TikTok, YouTube probes over videos seen by children

Brussels to probe TikTok and YouTube under the DSA for child protection. DSA mandates content regulation and prevention of illegal content. Prior probes into TikTok, X, and Meta. Emphasis on child safety.

DSA enforces penalties and applies to major and smaller platforms.

2023 likely to be hottest year on record: EU monitor

2023 sets a record as the hottest year in human history, marked by heatwaves, droughts, and wildfires.

Oceans absorb excess heat, exacerbating global warming, while the El Nino phenomenon looms. Meeting climate goals remains a challenge.