Could the U.K. Vote Again on Brexit? The Prospects Are Rising

Could the U.Okay. Vote Again on Brexit? The Prospects Are Rising

Not each dialog was going so easily for Mr. Adonis. At the counter, subsequent to the freshly battered fish, was Darren Fildes, 46, a restaurant employee and a Brexit supporter who sees the European Union as “communism with a new pair of knickers,” a British phrase for underwear. Yet, with Britain mired in tortuous exit […]

British Book Publishers Fear Brexit Will Bring a U.S. Invasion

British Book Publishers Fear Brexit Will Bring a U.S. Invasion

Much of the fear stems from a looming struggle with American publishers over gross sales in Continental Europe. For a long time, the British have had this market to themselves, promoting English-language editions of books in France, Italy and each different nation within the European Union. That helped flip Britain into the biggest ebook exporter […]

Voters Must ‘Stand Up’ for Peace in Ireland, Blair Says

Voters Must ‘Stand Up’ for Peace in Ireland, Blair Says

The persistence of these political leaders introduced tangible rewards. Almost 1,500 folks died in Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” throughout the 20 years earlier than the settlement (often known as the Belfast Agreement), in comparison with fewer than 150 victims of conflict-related violence since, in accordance with the BBC. But the accord is underneath acute strain. “Peace […]

Zuckerberg to Tell Congress Facebook Made ‘Big Mistake’ on Multiple Fronts

Zuckerberg to Tell Congress Facebook Made ‘Big Mistake’ on Multiple Fronts

He additionally says that Facebook, which he described as “an idealistic and optimistic company,” was “too slow to spot and respond to Russian interference” within the presidential election, some extent he underscored in a separate post on Facebook on Monday. In that put up, he additionally mentioned that Facebook would type an impartial fee of […]

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This group was then denounced by the president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, Jonathan Arkush, as “a source of virulent anti-Semitism.” The Board, which has claimed to talk for British Jewry because the 18th century, normally retains its head down and avoids the headlines. In the 1930s, it held again as different […]

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook: The Scandal and the Fallout So Far

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook: The Scandal and the Fallout So Far

In March, The New York Times, working with The Observer of London and The Guardian, obtained a cache of paperwork from inside Cambridge Analytica, the info agency principally owned by the right-wing donor Robert Mercer. The paperwork proved that the agency, the place the previous Trump aide Stephen K. Bannon was a board member, used […]

Eddie Izzard: Comedian, Transgender Activist and Now Politician

Eddie Izzard: Comedian, Transgender Activist and Now Politician

His one-man, stream-of-consciousness exhibits — usually carried out in full make-up and a gown — bounce quickly amongst matters as numerous as his use of cosmetics, religion and the former British Empire. In “Do You Have a Flag?” Mr. Izzard mirrored on his nation’s colonial previous. Video by Eddie Izzard “His brand of seduction aims […]

A Whistle-Blower’s Canadian Roots: the Canada Letter

A Whistle-Blower’s Canadian Roots: the Canada Letter

Mr. Wylie’s time in Ottawa, nevertheless, dropped at mild one thing that most individuals have missed. Unlike companies and the federal authorities itself, federal political events aren’t topic to Canada’s web privateness and knowledge safety legal guidelines. Some of these legal guidelines date to the 1980s and the federal privacy commissioner, amongst others, has been […]

Whistle-blower Contends That Data-Mining Swung Brexit Referendum

Whistle-blower Contends That Data-Mining Swung Brexit Referendum

Cambridge Analytica launched a statement describing Mr. Wylie as “a part-time contractor who left in July 2014 and has no direct knowledge of our work or practices since then.” It stated Cambridge Analytica, a subsidiary of the SCL political consultancy, didn’t use its cache of information in Donald J. Trump’s 2016 marketing campaign, and had […]