Biden’s relaxation of immigration laws means border officials prepare to open ANOTHER tent facility

The Biden administration is reportedly preparing to open another tent facility in Texas near the US-Mexico border to house migrant families and children who have crossed into the United States in recent weeks to request asylum. The number of unaccompanied minors who have illegally entered the country has grown to 300 per day. The new … Read more

Biden’s relaxation of immigration laws means border officials prepare to open ANOTHER tent facility

The Biden administration is reportedly preparing to open another tent facility in Texas near the US-Mexico border to house migrant families and children who have crossed into the United States in recent weeks to request asylum. The number of unaccompanied minors who have illegally entered the country has grown to 300 per day. The new … Read more

Johnson ‘asked ministers to review gambling laws after Downing Street party with Tory donor’

Boris Johnson ‘asked ministers to review gambling laws after Downing Street party with Tory donor and Health Lottery owner Richard Desmond’, private letters reveal Letters show Johnson told Desmond his Health Lottery was ‘hugely impressive’ PM said he had tasked ministers with reviewing gambling laws which limit society lotteries, run for good causes, to £500,000 … Read more

Johnson ‘asked ministers to review gambling laws after Downing Street party with Tory donor’

Boris Johnson ‘asked ministers to review gambling laws after Downing Street party with Tory donor and Health Lottery owner Richard Desmond’, private letters reveal Letters show Johnson told Desmond his Health Lottery was ‘hugely impressive’ PM said he had tasked ministers with reviewing gambling laws which limit society lotteries, run for good causes, to £500,000 … 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, 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

Microsoft calls for Australian-style laws to be introduced in Europe

Microsoft has backed calls for Australia-style rules to be introduced in Europe that will force big tech companies to pay for news content.  The company announced on Monday that it will join forces with four leading European media lobby groups to work on laws that mirror those in Australia. Casper Klynge, vice president of Microsoft, … Read more

Give the dog a home: Rental laws are changing to help pet owners

A pet can be a best friend in testing times. So perhaps it’s no surprise that so many of us have acquired cats, dogs, or even goldfish over the past year. About half of those who bought a pet during lockdown already owned one, keen to enjoy more of the fun and health benefits that … Read more

French leader Marine Le Pen denies breaking hate speech laws by tweeting images of ISIS atrocities

French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen has denied breaking hate speech laws by tweeting ‘monstrous’ pictures of ISIS atrocities, a case she slammed as a politically motivated attempt to silence her.   The leader of the National Rally party appeared in a Paris court today after she was accused of spreading hate by publicising the … Read more

Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds backs new laws to protect cash

Labour shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds calls for law to save cash before ‘time runs out’ By Fiona Parker For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 GMT, 9 February 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 9 February 2021 Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds is today calling for an urgent end to the ‘uncontrolled retreat of cash’. In a letter … Read more