Kim Kardashian West: researchers  figured out how to tie your interest in Kardashian West to certain personality traits.  Photograph Mike Segar/Reuters

Perhaps at some point in the past few years you’ve told Facebook that you like, say, Kim Kardashian West. When you hit the thumbs-up button on her pag(...)

Alexander Nix, who was suspended on Tuesday night as chief executive of Cambridge Analytica, boasted about offering bribes to smear clients’ political opponents and using “beautiful Ukrainian women” to entrap them. Photograph:  PA

Britain’s Information Commissioner has sought an urgent warrant to access the servers of Cambridge Analytica, the consulting firm accused of harvestin(...)

Max Schrems, who in August 2011 flagged the loophole that allowed apps installed by users of Facebook to ‘harvest’ data from their friends without their direct knowledge or explicit consent.

A loophole that led to a political data firm using unauthorised information collected from Facebook users in Donald Trump’s campaign was raised with a(...)

 Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis: “It has affected my ability to do my work – I am constantly thinking of where I am being sent and whether he will be attempting to track me down.” Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis has criticised the criminal justice system for letting a former university friend continue his 20-year campaign of h(...)

Researchers found using larger glasses led to an almost 10 per cent increase in sales. Photograph: iStock

Wine glasses have gotten seven times larger over the last 300 years, with the biggest increases occurring over the last two decades, a new study has f(...)

Kate Hoey during the  Brexit campaignin June, 2016. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty

A Brexit-backing MP has said Ireland will have to pay if it wants to erect a physical border with Northern Ireland if Britain leaves the European Unio(...)

Geoff Edwards (52) has said it had always been his “dream” to attend Cambridge, considered one of the top universities in the world. File photograph: Getty Images

A 52-year-old man who spent most of his adult life sleeping rough and selling copies of the Big Issue magazine to help the homeless has enrolled at Br(...)

Martin Luther: October 31st was the 500th anniversary of the day Luther hammered his revolutionary theses on to a Wittenberg church door. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

Columnist and academic John Naughton could hardly have chosen a better day on which to do a contemporary take on Martin Luther and post 95 theses(...)

The Beerbrewer, by Jost Amman. Records from January 1565 show stone masons working at a quarry in Clontarf, Dublin, were provided with an allowance of 14 pints of ale per day by the proctor of Christ Church Cathedral

You spend years “burrowing away on dusty documents”, then a line in your research – admittedly attention-grabbing – about workers in Ireland in the 16(...)

Images of a brain pre- and post-vagus nerve stimulation. Photograph: Corazzol et al/PA Wire

A 35-year-old man who had been in a vegetative state for 15 years is showing signs of consciousness after receiving a pioneering treatment based on ne(...)

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