• Tech giants should have duty to ensure ‘quality news’, says review

    Tech giants should have duty to ensure ‘quality news’, says review

    • February 12, 2019

    By Gavin Cordon, Press Association Whitehall Editor Tech giants like Google and Facebook should have a “news quality obligation” – overseen by a regulator – to improve trust in the content they host, a Government-commissioned review has found. In a wide-ranging report, the Cairncross Review into the future of the UK news industry called for

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  • Prime minister calls on MPs to ‘hold their nerve’ on Brexit

    Prime minister calls on MPs to ‘hold their nerve’ on Brexit

    • February 12, 2019

    By Andrew Woodcock, Press Association Political Editor Prime Minister Theresa May has called on MPs to “hold their nerve” and come together behind an EU withdrawal deal which will deliver Brexit on time on March 29. Addressing the House of Commons a fortnight after MPs voted for her to go back to Brussels and replace

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  • Health warnings on some spray-on sunscreens may not happen – campaigners

    Health warnings on some spray-on sunscreens may not happen – campaigners

    • February 12, 2019

    By Jane Kirby, Press Association Health Editor Warning labels on some spray-on sunscreens – saying they contain a substance suspected of causing cancer – may never see the light of day following intensive lobbying by industry, campaigners have said. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has classed the chemical titanium dioxide, a whitening agent, as “a

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  • Catalan leaders go on trial in Madrid over independence bid

    Catalan leaders go on trial in Madrid over independence bid

    • February 12, 2019

    By Joan Faus and Jose Elías Rodríguez Twelve Catalan politicians go on trial in Spain today for their role in Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence bid, putting the spotlight back on the country’s biggest political crisis in decades which could make it flare once again. To the dismay of much of the rest of Spain, Catalonia

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  • Fox says Corbyn’s Brexit plan is a ‘dangerous delusion’

    Fox says Corbyn’s Brexit plan is a ‘dangerous delusion’

    • February 11, 2019

    Senior Tories have warned Labour’s plans for a customs union with the EU are a “dangerous delusion”, after Theresa May offered fresh Brexit talks with Jeremy Corbyn. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said Labour’s proposals were “not workable” while Boris Johnson accused Mr Corbyn of trying to trap the Government in a “toxic” Brexit. The

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  • Pilot arrested at Manchester airport on suspicion of being drunk

    Pilot arrested at Manchester airport on suspicion of being drunk

    • February 8, 2019

    By Neil Lancefield, Press Association Transport Correspondent An American Airlines pilot has been arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of being drunk just minutes before he was due to operate a transatlantic flight. Greater Manchester Police said it received a report shortly before 11am on Thursday that a pilot “may have been under the influence

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