Every August, British 16-year-olds get their marks from the GCSE exams, a high-stakes check that has an unlimited impression on their future instructional and earnings prospects; on outcomes day 2015, the British Army used Facebook focusing on to achieve these 16-year-olds with messages like “No matter what your results will be, you can still […]
The BBC has weighed in on the talk over Article 13, a controversial last-minute addition to the EU’s new Copyright Directive that can be voted on in 12 days; beneath Article 13, European websites should spy on each phrase, sound, image, and video their customers submit and use a black-box copyright algorithm to resolve […]
George Osborne was David Cameron’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, the architect of UK austerity; he was fired by Theresa May when she grew to become Prime Minister and he didn’t run for re-election within the disastrous election of 2017, as an alternative taking a job as editor-in-chief of the Evening Standard.
At the […]
When Theresa May turned the British Prime Minister, her choose for Home Office Undersecretary of State was Victoria Atkins, a former prosecutor who specialised in jailing drug customers, and who was on report for her uncompromising, evidence-ignoring stance on any type of medication legalisation.
Atkins is a pure choose for May: in […]
Carrillion was the UK authorities’s go-to outsourcing associate, an organization with a long and disgraceful history of placing earnings earlier than individuals — maybe that is why HM Government was so able to imagine within the firm’s strong monetary well being because it amassed £7B in money owed after which collapsed, spectacularly, leaving the […]
London — floor zero for monetary shenanigans, money-laundering, and the conversion of housing from a human necessity to an asset-class — has spent a long time changing itself to an inert, open-air vault stuffed with status-displaying safe-deposit packing containers owned by offshore criminals and oligarchs who “improve” their empty properties with absurd fripperies to […]
The London Metropolitan Police use a facial recognition system whose alerts have a 98% false constructive price; individuals falsely recognized by the system are stopped, questioned and handled with suspicion.
The UK has a biometrics commissioner, Professor Paul Wiles, who laments the dearth of any regulation of this expertise, calling it “urgently needed”; […]
The UK Conservative Party has “made Britain great again” by restoring techniques that use tax cash to subsidise the rich; for instance, they’ve revived the “grammar school” system of publicly funded colleges that get to show away college students primarily based on their take a look at scores. Since you’ll be able to enhance […]
Prospective voters in Redford, a part of the East London district of Ilford, discovered a flyer from the native Conservative Party of their mailboxes, by which the boilerplate textual content, which opens with “what we’re doing/have done for ward/area name” had not been changed with native speaking factors.
The flyer went on to […]
Since George Osborne set the pattern in 2015, UK Tory politicians have been posing for images in a legs-too-wide stance laughably referred to as the “power pose.”
I knew a man who practiced an obscure martial artwork that allowed him to take a kick to the testes with out flinching. This is the […]