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Facebook’s  head of global policy and communication, and former British deputy prime minister  Sir Nick Clegg on a visit to Dublin in April 2019. Photograph:  Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

When Facebook barred President Donald Trump from its service in January, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive, defended the decision in a Facebook pos(...)

The new content moderation system on Facebook.

Facebook is giving users, brands and creators the ability to control who can comment on their public posts, in a bid to help users limit unwanted int(...)

Facebook on Monday agreed to restore news in Australia after the government proposed amendments to a draft bill. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Facebook has pledged at least $1 billion (€820 million) to pay for news over the next three years, matching Google’s spending plans in a move that aim(...)

Rights groups fear autocratic leaders like Russia’s Vladimir Putin and the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte will argue they should also take down “subversive” dissident sites.

The decision by Facebook and Google to cut Donald Trump’s direct access to his millions of supporters has produced an interesting, conflicted mix of r(...)

European Commission is investigating a complaint that Ireland gives illegal state aid to health insurer, VHI.

The European Commission is investigating a complaint that Ireland gives illegal state aid to health insurer, VHI, writes the Sunday Times. The VHI is (...)

 UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

Winston Churchill famously claimed in 1922 that, as the floodwaters of the first World War began to recede, “the dreary steeples of Fermanagh and Tyro(...)

Concern is growing over hate speech on Facebook.

Last Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, attended a virtual meeting with some of the company’s top advertising partners. The brands (...)

Dominic Cummings: His new focus reflects the passions developed in his bunker: putting science at the heart of government and ensuring that the government machine delivers what the politicians promise. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

When Boris Johnson walked through the front door of Number 10 on July 26th, 2019, the British political system was in a state of Brexit-induced paraly(...)

Jayne Doddsworth,  a People’s Vote campaigner,  sees this election about being “head rather than heart”.   Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Few people seem happy on the doorsteps in Sheffield’s affluent suburb of Crosspool about their choices in next Thursday’s British general election in (...)

Activists protesting for  safe workplace for garments workers mark the sixth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in April. Photograph: Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images

“Fast fashion” retailer Primark, which trades in its home market as Penney’s, faced protests this week in Germany after a christian group alleged tha(...)

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