Web watchdog warns over knee-jerk regulation of social networks

Image copyright Getty Images Government regulation of social media and the internet could have “unintended consequences” for victims of sexual abuse, a charity has warned. The Internet Watch Foundation said

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City centres ‘could become ghost towns’

Image copyright Getty Images City centres are in danger of becoming ghost towns as shopping habits change, a committee of MPs has warned. To combat this, the government should “level

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Are we stockpiling in case of a no-deal Brexit?

How many of us are stockpiling groceries, in case of a no-deal Brexit? Source link

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Greater Bay Area: China’s ambitious but vague economic plan

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption China’s Greater Bay Area plan aims to boost growth in the world’s second largest economy China’s ambitious plan to develop the so-called Greater Bay

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Bolsonaro proposes pension overhaul for Brazil

Image copyright Handout/Reuters Image caption Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says pension reform is a priority The new president of Brazil has put forward a plan to revamp the country’s pension

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UBS fined €3.7bn in tax fraud case

The Swiss bank is found guilty of helping French clients hide billions from French tax authorities. Source link

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House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia

Image copyright MANDEL NGAN VIA GETTY IMAGES Image caption President Trump at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh in 2017 The US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear power

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Gender pay gap grows at hundreds of big firms

Image copyright Getty Images Four in 10 private companies that have published their latest gender pay gap are reporting wider gaps than they did last year, according to BBC analysis.

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Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK-Swiss agreement signed in Bern on 11 February also applies to neighbouring Liechtenstein As a European Union member, the UK is automatically part

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Karl Lagerfeld, superstar fashion designer, dead at 85

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Karl Lagerfeld once called himself “the Joan of Arc of design” Superstar fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died, aged 85, in Paris. The German

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