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UK parliament seizes confidential Facebook documents

Nov 26, 2018

Britain's parliament seizes confidential Facebook documents as it looks into privacy policies

UK-Canadian 'grand committee' seeks to question Zuckerberg

Oct 31, 2018

Parliamentary committees in Britain and Canada are urging Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before a joint hearing of international lawmakers examining fake news and the internet

Many of bomb suspect's conspiracy theories tracked Trump's

Oct 27, 2018

Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc appears to have lived in a hallucinatory world

UK fines Facebook over data privacy scandal, EU seeks audit

Oct 25, 2018

Britain slaps Facebook with a fine of 500,000 pounds ($644,000) _ the maximum possible _ for its behavior in the Cambridge Analytica scandal as EU seeks audit.

UK police hunt shoplifter who looks like David Schwimmer

Oct 25, 2018

British police are hunting a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on "Friends."

UK government accused of lack of action on Russian fake news

Oct 22, 2018

The chair of an influential British parliamentary committee says the government has failed to take seriously the threat posed by Russia and other malign actors in the digital age.

Facebook recruits EU veteran to help with tougher scrutiny

Oct 19, 2018

Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny by the bloc.

Facebook requires UK political ad buyers to reveal identity

Oct 16, 2018

Facebook says anyone who takes out a British political ad on the social media platform will now be forced to reveal their identity, in a bid to increase transparency and curb misinformation.

Ronaldo faces growing heat from sponsors over rape case

Oct 5, 2018

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo faces growing heat from sponsors over rape allegations

Irish regulator opens Facebook data breach investigation

Oct 3, 2018

Ireland's data regulator has launched an investigation of Facebook over a recent data breach that allowed hackers access to 50 million accounts

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