European entrepreneurs need to be more willing to take risks in order to compete with their American counterparts, the EU's digital commissioner, Neelie Kroes, told CNBC on Monday.
Britain's internet "trolls" found spreading abuse online could face up to two years in jail under laws.
Germany risks coming dangerously close to recession, the Bundesbank said, predicting little economic growth in the second half of the year.
The European Central Bank has started buying covered bonds, an ECB spokesman said on Monday, beginning purchases that form a key part of a new stimulus package.
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Neelie Kroes, EU digital commissioner and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong join CNBC at TechCrunch Disrupt to discuss startups in Europe.
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European shares closed lower on Monday with investors reacting to corporate earnings and acquisition deals.