Facebook has been hit with a maximum penalty fine of £500,000 for its handling of users’ data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
UK broadcaster Channel 4 News accused former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson of lying in his resignation letter yesterday. It used the forthright language in the headline of a piece that saw Boris Johnson fact-checked on his resignation letter as foreign secretary.
Today is World Population Day, when the urgency of our growing population is brought into focus.
Good morning, here’s your Wednesday morning briefing to set you up for the day ahead.
We’re in the midst of Brexit turmoil at levels not seen since the departure of David Cameron, and there is growing talk of a no-confidence vote.
Brexit talks are in turmoil, with a number of key government officials handing in their resignations in response to Theresa May’s Brexit strategy.
Good morning, here’s your Tuesday morning briefing to set you up for the day ahead.
The appointment of Kit Malthouse as Housing Minister has been welcomed by the architecture and construction industry.
Boris Johnson has become the latest cabinet member to resign following the announcement of soft Brexit plans on Friday.
Many companies are not making it clear what they plan to do with users’ data when obtaining GDPR consent, according to the managing director of a customer profile and identity management software provider.
Touts using automated software known as ‘bots’ to harvest tickets in bulk now face unlimited fines as new legislation comes into force in the UK today.
The EU has made its decision on the controversial Article 13.
UK tax authority Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has stored and analysed the voices of millions of taxpayers without consent, according to privacy campaigners Big Brother Watch.
Ten years after the great financial crisis, could we be facing another global recession?
The UK’s Electoral Commission has called for an urgent law change to improve the transparency of online campaigning in a report published today.
Investors need to avoid complacency and diversify investments if they want to avoid being stung by the rapidly advancing trade war, Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group, a leading independent international financial consultancy, has warned.
The UK Government does not have a good enough understanding of the STEM skills needed in today’s economy, according to a report published on Friday.
Less than a month after GDPR came into force, Dixons Carphone has announced that it has been subject to a massive data breach that has compromised a wealth of customer data, include some payment details of 5.9 million customers.
Commercial drone use is well on its way to becoming commonplace, transforming lives with applications in infrastructure, agriculture, medicine, delivery and many other fields.
Amman, Jordan, witnessed mass protests for the fourth day running on Sunday as several thousand Jordanians took to the streets to oppose planned tax increases and cuts in subsidies on fuel and electricity.
Italy’s next prime minister Giuseppe Conte hasn’t even been confirmed by the country’s parliament yet and he’s already making headlines — for all the wrong reasons.
When Obama was in the White House it would be no surprise to hear that staff members composed his tweets.
Ireland’s electorate will hit the polling booths tomorrow to vote on granting policy makers the ability to legalise abortion in certain cases.
Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro won re-election on Sunday, ushering in another six-year term for the controversial leader, and yet more uncertainty over the country’s future.
The European Union’s GDPR — formally known as General Data Protection Regulation — comes into effect this Friday and will be the biggest update to data protection laws in decades.
Spain has extended direct rule over Catalonia after yesterday recognising the powers of newly elected Catalan leader Quim Torra but objecting to his choice of councillors.
Little-known university professor Giuseppe Conte is widely expected to be named Italy’s new Prime Minister, breaking the political deadlock that has brought the country’s government to a standstill over the last few weeks.
Nicolas Maduro has declared victory in a controversial Venezuela election last night, winning another six years in office.
Italy’s populist parties are on the verge of signing a government deal.
Earlier this month, Argentina’s Central Bank raised the country’s interest rate by 675 basis points to 40%.