Sunday, October 21, 2018
As politicians around the world call Facebook to task over its data use crisis, the tech giant is confronting a rising backlash from another key constituency: its shareholders. Even after a tumultuous year of congressional hearings and evidence that Russian actors exploited...
Councils could face "decades more austerity" amid spiralling social care costs unless the Government rethinks a major overhaul of town hall finding, an influential thinktank has warned. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) warned that...
Jeremy Corbyn has blamed the Government's "slash and burn" approach to public services for the financial collapse of a Conservative-run council. The Labour leader pressed Theresa May over whether Northamptonshire County Council's slide towards effective bankruptcy was a result of Tory "incompetence" at a local...
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its first major report 28 years ago. This watershed document described the ominous implications of escalating emissions and the scale of the challenge in reversing this seemingly inexorable trend. Today, despite four...
Donald Trump’s homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen has said it is a priority to protect the country’s elections amid accusations the president is showing “no sense of urgency” over the threat. In a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, legislators attacked Mr Trump’s response to findings...
Two Russian scientists have contradicted the Kremlin’s claims that there was never a state programme to make the deadly nerve agent Novichok, both independently stating that they were involved in the poison’s creation at chemicals weapons laboratories in the Soviet...
India has suspended the website of a political intelligence company linked to Cambridge Analytica (CA) following allegations the British company misused the data of millions of Facebook users. SCL India is a joint venture between CA’s London-based parent company and Ovleno Business...
Donald Trump’s Justice Department has outlined how federal prosecutors can apply the death penalty to certain drug-related crimes, even as public health experts warn that such “tough on crime” policies may only...
Cuts to resources for Government departments and agencies looking after the countryside have hit wildlife and rural communities, peers have warned. A Lords committee said Natural England - whose job is to protect and enhance the natural environment - had...
Boris Johnson has compared the upcoming World Cup in Moscow to the 1936 Olympic Games under Hitler amid escalating tensions over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK. The Foreign Secretary said it would be sickening to...
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