Jeremy Hunt calls for fresh EU sanctions against Russia

September 9, 2018

UK foreign secretary will advise US president to tighten rules on online election advertising Jeremy Hunt has urged the EU to stand shoulder to shoulder with flight MH1 7 was shot down over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. After the Salisbury attempts, the EU recollected its envoy to Moscow and issued a common declaration that it was ” highly likely” Russia was responsible. one-to-one summit with Putin in…

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Brexit Britain is out of options. Our humiliation is painful to watch | Nick Cohen

July 26, 2018

Rarely have we been so enfeebled and isolated. The only certainty is a perilous future It is dangerous to assume the past is superior to the present. After going back through all the crisis since the end of the Second World War, however, I cannot find a time when Britain was so out of options and so out of luck. By “options”, I don’t mean escape routes liberal readers of…

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I, Donald Trump, look forward to not meeting anyone in Britain, England

July 19, 2018

British people like me a lot. The police build barriers to stop me get mobbed I‘d like to start by thanking myself bigly for find the time to talk to you at this press conference. As many of you will know, the chairperson of the United States of America is a very busy mortal. Maybe the busiest human in the world. And no chairperson has ever been busier than me….

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Revealed: Trump team hired spy firm for dirty ops on Iran arms deal

May 24, 2018

Israeli agency told to find incriminating substance on Obama diplomats who negotiated enter into negotiations with Tehran Aides to Donald Trump, the US president, hired an Israeli private intelligence agency to orchestrate a” grime ops” campaign against key individuals from the Obama administration who helped negotiate the Iran nuclear deal, the Observer can reveal. People in the Trump camp contacted private investigator in May last year to” get dirt” on…

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How Facebook got into a mess and why it cant get out of it

April 20, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg will be drag before Congress this week. Hell apologise but his company doesnt know how to change its label of surveillance capitalism Ponder this … and sob. The United States, theoretically a ripen democracy of 327 million souls, is ruled by a 71 -year-old unstable narcissist with a serious social media habit. And the lawmakers of this republic have hauled up before them a 34 -year-old lily-white male,…

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Zuckerberg’s refusal to testify before UK MPs ‘absolutely astonishing’

April 19, 2018

Chair of committee investigating fake news exhorts Facebook head to think again if he has any care for users Mark Zuckerberg has come under intense criticism from the UK parliamentary committee analyse fake news after the head of Facebook refused an invitation to testify in front of MPs for a third time. The chair, Damian Collins, told you so had become more urgent the Facebook founder give evidence in person…

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Facebook and Cambridge Analytica face mounting pressure over data scandal

April 8, 2018

Growing sees in US and UK for investigations to explain data breach affecting tens of millions Facebook and 50m Facebook profiles were reaped and used to build a system that may have influenced voters in the 2016 presidential campaign. The Conservative MP Damian Collins told you he would call the heads of both companies, spoke to the Observer and described how the profiles, largely of US voters, were reaped for…

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Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach

April 3, 2018

Whistleblower describes how firm linked to former Trump adviser Steve Bannon compiled user data to target American voters How Cambridge Analyticas algorithms grew likes into a political tool The data analytics firm that worked with Donald Trump’s election team and the winning Brexit campaign harvested millions of Facebook profiles of US voters, in one of the tech giant’s biggest ever data infringes, and used them to build a powerful software…

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Cambridge Analytica boasts of dirty tricks to swing elections

April 3, 2018

Bosses tell undercover reporters how honey nets, spies and fake news can be used to help clients The company at the center of the Facebook data infringe boasted of using honey nets, fake news campaigns and runnings with ex-spies to swing electoral campaign of all the countries, a new investigation reveals. Executives from Cambridge Analytica spoke to undercover reporters from Channel 4 News about the dark artistries used by the…

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Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts?

April 2, 2018

The Cambridge Analytica revelations may be the final nudge we need to turn away from the social network. And its just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to large-scale tech reaping private information Sorry to break it to you, but you are probably a” dumb fucking “. This is according to statements by a young Mark Zuckerberg anyway. Back in 2004, when a 19 -year-old Zuckerberg had just…

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Donald Trump cancels London visit amid protest fears

February 1, 2018

President will not open brand-new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his place Donald Trump has nullified a visit to Britain next month to open the new US embassy in London, amid concerns over mass protests. The president claimed on Twitter that the reason for calling off the journey was his anger at Barack Obama having sold the present embassy for “peanuts” and…

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Moguls and starlets: 100 years of Hollywoods corrosive, systemic sexism

November 19, 2017

From the earliest days of Hollywood, ladies were stage overseen and manipulated by older mortals in powerful posts. And its clear that, although Harvey Weinstein has been outed, little has changed In the Hollywood dream factory, trauma surfaces as light entertainment. In 2013, the introduction of the roster of better supporting actress nominees at a pre-Oscars event, comedian 16 years before she’s too old for Clooney” and the nauseating We…

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Michael Bloomberg: Brexit is stupidest thing any country has done besides Trump

November 8, 2017

Exclusive: Billionaire media mogul says it is hard to understand why a country doing so well want to get wrecking it Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former mayor of New York, has said Brexit is the” single stupidest thing any country has in the past done” apart from the election of the members of Donald Trump as US president. Bloomberg was contended that” it is really hard to…

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My fellow white people: if youre not part of the solution, youre part of the problem | Katherine Craig

September 20, 2017

Munroe Bergdorfs assertion that all white people are racist has upset many, but society is skewed in our preference and it is right to acknowledge that, writes lawyer and social change consultant Katherine Craig Last week, particularly prevalent in the US, but you’re kidding yourself if you think we Britons don’t suffer from the same prejudice. Take, for example, the recent examine recreating the landmark doll test of the 1940…

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John le Carr on Trump: Something seriously bad is happening

September 14, 2017

Author draws similarities between Donald Trump and rise of 1930 s fascism, in rare public look at Royal Festival Hall John le Carre, one of Britain’s greatest living novelists, has spoken of the “toxic” parallels between the rise of Donald Trump and the rise of 1930 s fascism. Ang Sang Suu Kyi is speaking of” fake report “ in Burma.” These are infectious different forms of demagogic behaviour and they…

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UK at centre of secret $3bn Azerbaijani money laundering and lobbying scheme

September 14, 2017

Exclusive: Leaked data reveals thousands of covert pays, including to European political leaders and journalists Azerbaijan’s governing elite controlled trade secrets $2.9 bn( PS2. 2bn) scheme to pay prominent Europeans, buy luxury goods and launder fund through a network of opaque British corporations, an investigation by the Guardian reveals. Leaked data shows that the Azerbaijani leadership, accused of serial human rights abuses, systemic corrupt practices and rigging elections, induced more…

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The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

August 20, 2017

A shadowy operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign heavily influenced the result of the EU referendum. Is our electoral process still fit for purpose? The connectivity that is the heart of globalisation can be exploited by states with hostile intent to further their aims.[] The risks at stake are profound and represent a fundamental threat to our sovereignty. Alex Younger,…

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This is the most dangerous time for our planet | Stephen Hawking

August 20, 2017

We cant go on ignoring inequality, because we have the means to destroy our world but not to escape it As a theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centred around one of the worlds great universities. Within that town, the scientific community that I became part of in my 20s is even more rarefied. And within…

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