Facebook news ban: Australian ministers agree to water down new laws

Facebook will end its news blockade of Australia ‘in the coming days’ after ministers folded and agreed to water down new laws requiring the site to pay for content Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the news today after days of one-to-one negotiations with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, painting it as a victory and saying the … Read more

Facebook news ban: Australian ministers agree to water down new laws

Facebook will end its news blockade of Australia ‘in the coming days’ after ministers folded and agreed to water down new laws requiring the site to pay for content Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the news today after days of one-to-one negotiations with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, hailing it as a victory and saying the … Read more

TONY BLAIR: The world needs to agree a form of Covid passport – and Britain should lead the way 

Lockdown is the weapon of choice of Governments around the world to reduce the spread of Covid-19, but let’s be clear – the effects on the nation’s health and economy are severe.  Jobs and livelihoods lost. A huge bill for future generations to pay. It means postponing the treatment of other conditions like heart disease … Read more

TONY BLAIR: The world needs to agree a form of Covid passport – and Britain should lead the way 

Lockdown is the weapon of choice of Governments around the world to reduce the spread of Covid-19, but let’s be clear – the effects on the nation’s health and economy are severe.  Jobs and livelihoods lost. A huge bill for future generations to pay. It means postponing the treatment of other conditions like heart disease … Read more

GMB viewers agree with Christopher Biggins on gay characters issue

Christopher Biggins says its ‘ridiculous’ to claim only gay actors should play gay characters in film and television.  Earlier this week, critically-acclaimed screenwriter Russell T Davies said every gay character in his upcoming Channel 4 drama It’s A Sin will be played by gay actors, because it is the only way to ensure an authentic … Read more

Joe Biden says ‘that’s one of the few things we agree on’ after Donald Trump snubs his inauguration

Joe Biden indicated Friday he was glad Donald Trump wasn’t coming to his inauguration on January 20th. ‘One of the few things he and I have ever agreed on. It’s a good thing him not showing up,’ he said at a press conference. Trump announced Friday that he will snub Biden’s inauguration ceremony, a break … Read more

Joe Biden says ‘that’s one of the few things we agree on’ after Donald Trump snubs his inauguration

Joe Biden indicated Friday he was glad Donald Trump wasn’t coming to his inauguration on January 20th. ‘One of the few things he and I have ever agreed on. It’s a good thing him not showing up,’ he said at a press conference. Trump announced Friday that he will snub Biden’s inauguration ceremony, a break … Read more

WhatsApp users will LOSE access to their accounts unless they agree to share data with Facebook 

With over two billion active users, WhatsApp is without a doubt one of the most popular apps around the world. But users have been left reeling by the latest change, which means they could lose access to their account unless they agree to share data with Facebook. WhatsApp has announced that it’s making changes to … Read more

WhatsApp users will LOSE access to their accounts unless they agree to share data with Facebook 

With over two billion active users, WhatsApp is without a doubt one of the most popular apps around the world. But users have been left reeling by the latest change, which means they could lose access to their account unless they agree to share data with Facebook. WhatsApp has announced that it’s making changes to … Read more