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Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

May 8, 2018

Facebook says it is banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland's abortion referendum, amid concerns that North American groups are trying to influence the campaign

Doctors reject Trump's 'war zone' comments on London crime

May 5, 2018

Some British doctors and legislators have reacted angrily to President Donald Trump's comments comparing a London hospital to a war zone because of knife crime

UK info chief orders SCL to give professor his personal data

May 5, 2018

Britain's Information Commissioner's Office is backing an American academic's effort to obtain his personal data from SCL Group, which includes Cambridge Analytica

UK probe goes on despite Cambridge Analytica bankruptcy

May 3, 2018

British authorities say the investigation into political consultancy Cambridge Analytica will continue even though the company is going out of business

Man accused of posting Prince George info denies terrorism

Apr 30, 2018

An alleged supporter of the Islamic State group charged with sharing information about Prince George on social media has denied committing terrorism offenses

Boy whose parents fought to keep life support mourned in UK

Apr 29, 2018

The parents of a terminally ill British toddler whose case drew attention from Pope Francis and others around the world say they are "heartbroken" that their son has died.

UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them

Apr 26, 2018

The UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused.

Facebook launches transparency tool before Irish referendum

Apr 25, 2018

Facebook is launching a pilot program in Ireland ahead of a referendum on abortion which it hopes will ensure greater transparency in political advertising

Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

Apr 24, 2018

A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the suspended CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news

English FA apologizes for tweet poking fun at Harry Kane

Apr 23, 2018

England's Football Association has apologized to Tottenham and Manchester United for a tweet posted on the official FA Cup account following the club's semifinal match at Wembley

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