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Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act

Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their...

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act

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19:36, 2020-02-19

The Pentagon is sending its watchdog to the southern border to see what US troops there are really up to 2nd Lt. Corey Maisch / US Army / DVIDS On Tuesday, the Department of Defense Inspector General announced that it would evaluate the US military's mis...
23:04, 2019-12-10

NHS fines for 1.7 million people overturned, watchdog finds A watchdog finds £188m incorrect penalties by the NHS in England for dental treatment and prescriptions....
02:40, 2019-05-14

UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies, 72 Yukiya Amano had served as the head of the IAEA since 2009. His death comes as the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is deeply weakened....
13:24, 2019-07-22

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Conservative party leadership candidates are insisting ...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Iran threatens to step back from UN nuclear watchdog Tehran warns it will reconsider IAEA commitments if EU states trigger possible sanctionsIran has warned it may “seriously reconsider” its commitments...
17:40, 2019-12-01

FBI’s ‘resistance’ lawyer under fire in upcoming watchdog report The former FBI lawyer accused of altering crucial documents in the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign is the same official who praised “the ...
04:56, 2019-11-24

Acting intelligence chief and top spy watchdog to appear before Senate Intel Joseph Maguire, the acting director of national intelligence, along with the clandestine community's top watchdog will appear before the Senate Intel...
19:44, 2019-09-24

Watchdog: Neglect and abuse unreported in nursing facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of Me...
12:28, 2019-06-12

Trump administration violated law in withholding Ukraine aid: U.S. watchdog The report, released Thursday, said the funds were withheld for a "policy reason, which is not permitted under the Impoundment Control Act."...
16:52, 2020-01-16

Labor watchdog agency could gain all-GOP board in December The National Labor Relations Board, the main labor law enforcement agency, is on track to be completely controlled by Republicans in December. The fi...
06:24, 2019-09-18

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in part...
05:12, 2019-06-14

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – li...
13:52, 2019-06-14

Europe urges Iran to cooperate with UN nuclear watchdog Britain, France, Germany and the EU have issued a joint statement warning Iran to stick to its commitments under the 2015 deal on its nuclear program...
18:12, 2019-09-13

DOJ watchdog finds DEA was 'slow to respond' to opioid crisis The Drug Enforcement Agency was "slow to respond" to the opioid overdose crisis that took the lives of more than 300,000 Americans since 2000, the Ju...
21:44, 2019-10-01

Top intel watchdog divulges info on whistleblower complaint The intelligence community’s top watchdog provided corroborating details to lawmakers on Friday about a bombshell whistleblower complaint involving P...
23:00, 2019-10-04

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an i...
15:40, 2019-06-01

Democrats trying to delegitimize labor watchdog agency under Trump The National Labor Relations Board, the primary federal labor law watchdog agency, has had an all-Republican board since December, and Democrats have...
11:24, 2020-02-21

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior LONDON (AP) — England’s charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a “culture of poor behavior,” in connection with the sexual...
16:16, 2019-06-11

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed a...
13:44, 2019-06-10

Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog Clinics are using "selective success rates" to target older women, the fertility watchdog warns....
04:20, 2019-04-22

Watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of President Donald Tru...
18:04, 2020-01-16

Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukraine: government watchdog A nonpartisan government monitor on Thursday said the Trump White House violated the law when it froze millions of dollars in military aid that had b...
18:32, 2020-01-16

Trump’s direction to suspend Ukraine aid violated law, says watchdog Government accountability office alleges fresh wrongdoing by Trump administrationTrump ‘knew exactly what was going on’ in Ukraine, says Giuliani ass...
18:40, 2020-01-16

PM referred to police watchdog over Jennifer Arcuri allegations Case involves possible conflict of interest when Boris Johnson was mayor of LondonBoris Johnson has been formally referred for potential investigatio...
22:40, 2019-09-27

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela un...
17:20, 2019-07-08

UK: Boris Johnson referred to police watchdog over possible corruption Johnson has been referred to a police watchdog over allegations of corruption during his time as London mayor. Meanwhile, he is facing a possible no ...
06:00, 2019-09-28

Polish watchdog fines Volkswagen over 'dieselgate' scandal Poland's consumer watchdog UOKiK said on Wednesday it was fining Volkswagen more than 120 million zlotys ($31.6 million) for misleading customers abo...
11:08, 2020-01-15

Watchdog: Comey violated FBI policies in handling of memos FILE – In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo, former FBI Director James Comey speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill Washington. The Justice Departmen...
17:36, 2019-08-29

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from...
18:04, 2019-05-31

UN nuclear watchdog: 'Time is of the essence' on Iran cooperation The IAEA has urged Iran to cooperate as the agency gathers information on Tehran's nuclear program. It confirmed Tehran was preparing to use more adv...
19:16, 2019-09-09

Watchdog accuses Ivanka Trump of violating Hatch Act A national watchdog group on Thursday asked the federal government to investigate whether First Daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump violate...
18:36, 2019-06-20

Meadowhall facial recognition scheme troubles watchdog Regulator calls for inspections after details of police tie-up with Meadowhall scheme emerge....
03:16, 2020-01-28

Ontario watchdog would be ‘very concerned’ about police using tools like Clearview AI A report about police use of Clearview AI’s groundbreaking facial recognition tool has prompted concerns over whether Canadian law enforcement have t...
13:20, 2020-01-24

UK energy watchdog demands answers after major power cut Outage caused travel chaos and cut electricity to almost 1m people in England and WalesThe energy watchdog, Ofgem, is demanding the National Grid pro...
11:48, 2019-08-10

UN watchdog confirms another violation in Iran nuclear deal The United Nations' nuclear watchdog confirmed on Monday that Iran has installed advanced centrifuges and is moving toward enriching uranium levels -...
21:00, 2019-09-09

Israeli military law stifles Palestinian rights, watchdog says Many of the restrictions were announced in early days of occupation of West BankPalestinians in the West Bank are still being prosecuted under milita...
13:00, 2019-12-17

Met refers itself to police watchdog over Caroline Flack contact The Metropolitan Police has referred itself to the police watchdog over the contact it had with Caroline Flack before her death....
20:00, 2020-02-20

Russia challenges chemical watchdog on naming perpetrators UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is seeking Security Council approval for a resolution that challenges the global chemical weapons watchdog for setting u...
05:40, 2019-05-17

Watchdog finds DEA was ‘slow to respond’ to opioid epidemic WASHINGTON — The Drug Enforcement Administration was “slow to respond” as America grappled with a rising opioid epidemic, the Justice Department’s in...
22:56, 2019-10-01

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A maritime watchdog says Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members in...
07:28, 2019-06-18

Caroline Flack: Met refers itself to watchdog over contact with star It comes after the former Love Island host was found dead at her north-east London home on Saturday....
00:12, 2020-02-21

HS2 over budget and behind schedule because complexity and risks under-estimated, watchdog says HS2 is over budget and behind schedule because its complexity and risks were under-estimated, a spending watchdog has said....
02:32, 2020-01-24

Watchdog to cut energy firms' profits to keep household bills down UK regulator says it will push electricity suppliers to invest in carbon neutral technologyThe energy regulator has warned British energy firms it wi...
16:52, 2019-12-17

Amazon Alexa: Luxembourg watchdog in discussions about recordings Luxembourg's privacy regulator says it is in discussions with Amazon about the audio clips....
17:56, 2019-08-06

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller repor...
11:49, 2019-05-02

How to clean your ears The best advice is never to put anything smaller than your elbow in them, says a hearing specialistPeople want to rid their ears of wax, but it is th...
16:08, 2019-05-05

Watchdog finds rotting food at migrant detention facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security’s watchdog agency says it has found rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and practices that violat...
18:08, 2019-06-06

Jo Brand acid joke was 'not likely to incite crime', watchdog rules Jo Brand's controversial joke about throwing battery acid at politicians had the "potential to offend" but was unlikely to incite crime, Ofcom has co...
13:24, 2020-01-28

Love Island episode with 700 complaints cleared by TV watchdog Ofcom A Love Island episode which sparked more than 700 complaints of alleged sexual harassment will not be investigated by Ofcom, the watchdog has confirm...
19:16, 2019-07-08

Federal Watchdog Finds That Trump Broke the Law by Withholding Ukrainian Aid Did you know that there is a federal watchdog group that holds the government accountable? I didn’t either. But apparently, the Government Accountabi...
18:00, 2020-01-16

Impeachment trial opens as watchdog says Trump broke law on Ukraine Government accountability office finds suspension of of military aid at Trump’s direction violated lawTrump ‘knew exactly what was going on’ in Ukrai...
19:20, 2020-01-16

Top officials at Trump's EPA are impeding investigation into chief of staff, says watchdog Andrew Wheeler’s top agency lawyer argues political staffers have leeway to decide what information to provide to investigationTop political appointe...
19:04, 2019-11-08

Top officials at Trump's EPA impeding inquiry into chief of staff, watchdog says Andrew Wheeler’s top agency lawyer argues political staffers have leeway to decide what information to provide to investigationTop political appointe...
21:36, 2019-11-08

Whorlton Hall abuse: Care watchdog launches investigations The Care Quality Commission will review how it dealt with a 2015 report highlighting concerns....
18:16, 2019-05-31

Watchdog files FEC complaint against nonprofit founded by Bernie Sanders WASHINGTON — The watchdog group Common Cause filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, alleging that Our Revolution, a pol...
07:32, 2020-01-23

Russia screening all Russian tourists returning from China: watchdog Russia has begun screening all Russian tourists returning from China to catch any potential cases of coronavirus, Russia's consumer safety watchdog s...
09:04, 2020-01-29

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a...
07:52, 2019-07-11

Italy’s competition watchdog launches non-compliance proceedings against Facebook Italy’s competition watchdog has launched proceedings against Facebook for non-compliance with a previous request it had made.Read More...
10:20, 2020-01-24

UN nuclear watchdog holding special meeting to put pressure on Iran Iran says it will continue to breach limits of the deal one by one until it receives the economic windfall the deal promised....
15:44, 2019-07-10

Watchdog cracks down on tech firms that fail to protect children Sites must assess content for sexual abuse and suicide risk or face fines of up to £17mTechnology companies will be required to assess their sites fo...
01:52, 2020-01-22

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international wa...
00:40, 2019-05-31

Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid, watchdog finds The White House broke the law by withholding security funds from Ukraine, the US Government Accountability Office says....
17:36, 2020-01-16

Brexit preparations bill from consultants tops £97m, watchdog reveals Brexit preparation from consultants has so far cost the UK government £97 million, the National Audit Office (NAO) has revealed....
02:16, 2019-06-07

Kellyanne Conway should be removed from office, says federal watchdog – live Office of Special Counsel recommends White House aide be removed due to violations of Hatch Act, which requires certain activities be nonpartisanSign...
19:28, 2019-06-13

NY state ethics watchdog won’t fine rape survivor after all: official The embattled Joint Commission on Public Ethics dropped its case against rape survivor Kat Sullivan on Wednesday, ending its threat to hit the child ...
23:36, 2019-12-04

Watchdog deals blow to Trump EPA effort to help polluting trucks The Environmental Protection Agency’s watchdog office is calling foul on regulatory relief Trump administration officials attempted to give rebuilt t...
19:36, 2019-12-05

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The ...
18:28, 2019-06-28

Ten years of Black Twitter: a merciless watchdog for problematic behavior From Black Lives Matter to #OscarsSoWhite, the decade would not have been the same without black voices on social mediaThere is power in numbers. No ...
12:08, 2019-12-23

Lawmakers ask watchdog to probe migrant teen camp’s contract MIAMI (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are requesting a government watchdog agency investigate how a private company tied to former White House Chie...
17:36, 2019-05-14

Watchdog absolves immigration officials in migrant kids’ deaths Immigration officials were not to blame for the deaths of two migrant children while in US custody last December, a government watchdog has ruled. Th...
19:52, 2019-12-21

DoJ internal watchdog to testify on FBI investigation into Trump campaign – live Michael Horowitz to go before Senate judiciary committee to discuss report that found FBI inquiry into 2016 Trump campaign was justifiedHelp us cover...
16:32, 2019-12-11

DoJ internal watchdog testifies on FBI investigation into Trump campaign – live Michael Horowitz goes before Senate judiciary committee to discuss report that found FBI inquiry into 2016 Trump campaign was justifiedHelp us cover ...
18:04, 2019-12-11

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Crew says aide’s tweet about her father’s re-election campaign violates rule limiting political activity by federal employeesIvanka Trump was accused...
17:08, 2019-06-20

Watchdog says ‘basic and fundamental errors’ made in Russia probe The report also found, however, that the FBI’s actions were not motivated by partisan bias and that the investigation was opened for a proper cause....
18:48, 2019-12-11

Treasury Watchdog Looking Into Why the Harriet Tubman $20 Is Taking So Damn Long The Treasury Department’s Office of the Inspector General will look into why a $20 bill with Harriet Tubman’s face on it has been delayed, according ...
14:52, 2019-06-25

Energy watchdog to cap electric bills by limiting supplier profits UK regulator says it will limit profits to push suppliers into investing in carbon-neutral technologyThe energy regulator has warned British energy f...
18:20, 2019-12-17

U.S. watchdog finds $6.7 billion in questionable Medicare payments to insurers A U.S. government watchdog is raising fresh concerns that health insurers are exaggerating how sick Medicare patients are, receiving billions of doll...
12:04, 2019-12-12

DOT watchdog probes FAA's pilot training after 2 deadly crashes of Boeing 737 Max The DOT's Office of Inspector General is auditing U.S. and international pilot-training requirements after two deadly crashes of Boeing's 737 Max....
23:40, 2020-02-10

Lack of guidance leaves public services in limbo on AI, says watchdog CCTV commissioner says he gets many queries about facial recognition and other toolsPolice forces, hospitals and councils struggle to understand how ...
19:00, 2019-12-29

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels...
17:36, 2019-06-14

Watchdog to probe Liberals, Tories, NDP for alleged misuse of big data The Centre for Digital Rights flagged what it calls the large-scale misuse of big data and targeted digital advertising...
20:08, 2020-01-15

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in p...
16:52, 2019-07-04

Daily on Energy: EPA gives a bit in fighting off watchdog and Democrats in science controversy Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:24, 2019-11-20

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning...
15:32, 2019-05-21

Watchdog overseeing Canada’s mining industry to press for more powers Ombudswoman Sheri Meyerhoffer said she would ask the new Canadian cabinet minister overseeing the office for authority to compel documents and testim...
23:28, 2019-11-21

One in three child abuse images found online are selfies, watchdog says About a third of explicit images of children found online by an internet watchdog are selfies, new figures show....
02:08, 2020-01-15

Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protest MOSCOW (AP) — A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia’s fo...
00:12, 2019-05-15

Chemical weapons watchdog defends Syria report after leaks Whistleblower claims OPCW’s findings misrepresented some facts over 2018 chlorine attackThe head of the world’s chemical weapons watchdog has defende...
18:32, 2019-11-25

Congressional watchdog to review Trump administration's use of biofuel waivers The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) will review the Trump administration's use of waivers exempting oil refineries from the nation's biof...
21:48, 2020-01-10

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over ...
18:48, 2019-05-20

Facebook, eBay to crack down on fake reviews at UK watchdog’s request LONDON — Britain’s competition watchdog said Wednesday that Facebook and eBay pledged to crack down on the trade in fake reviews at its request, remo...
17:28, 2020-01-08

MTA could have stopped subway escalator wreck, but avoided maintenance: watchdog A dangerous Manhattan subway escalator wreck could have been avoided -- but the MTA failed to perform months of scheduled maintenance on the machine....
19:12, 2020-02-04

NYC schools watchdog to face public inquiry following whistleblower complaint City Council leaders plan to hold public hearings on the Special Commissioner of Investigation for city schools, including allegations the watchdog b...
01:28, 2019-12-01

Comey takes responsibility for FBI ‘sloppiness’ revealed in DOJ watchdog’s report Former FBI Director James Comey on Sunday took responsibility for what the Justice Department's watchdog described as concerning and fundamental erro...
22:36, 2019-12-15

ISIS is 'resurgent' in Syria and 'consolidating' in Iraq: Watchdog report The lead inspector general for Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led campaign in Iraq and Syria combating ISIS, said in a report Tuesday that the ...
08:00, 2019-08-07

Energy networks making big profits at expense of consumers, says watchdog Companies that run UK’s energy pipes and wires earning double-digit returns, says OfgemThe regulator has allowed energy network companies to make big...
14:28, 2019-10-03

Energy watchdog accused of stalling electric vehicle rollout Scottish Power boss says UK regulator needs reform after refusing upgrades to cope with e-vehicle demandThe energy regulator has been accused by Scot...
19:00, 2019-10-18

U.S. government watchdog faults DEA for slow response to opioid crisis A U.S. government watchdog on Tuesday harshly criticized the Drug Enforcement Agency for its response to the opioid crisis, saying that amid a surge ...
18:28, 2019-10-01

Watchdog reveals mysterious attempt to smear ex-U.S. ambassador to Ukraine The State Department’s inspector general briefed congressional aides Wednesday about an apparent attempt to smear the former U.S. ambassador to Ukrai...
00:52, 2019-10-03

Three resists watchdog's call for 'fairer' mobile phone fees Ofcom had called on networks to automatically cut prices for out-of-contract mobile subscribers....
12:36, 2019-07-22

Canadian police had 'no authority' to search pipeline activists, says watchdog Letter offers scathing criticism of police’s tactics against Wet’suwet’en people amid growing protest over gas pipelineCanadian federal police had “n...
00:24, 2020-02-21

Intel's top watchdog testifies as Trump's Ukraine mess spirals The intelligence community’s top watchdog arrived on Capitol Hill Friday morning amid an uproar over President Donald Trump’s open solicitation of as...
20:16, 2019-10-04

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics ...
23:04, 2019-08-14

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair...
03:48, 2019-07-24

Julia Angwin Is Out as Editor of New Tech Watchdog Site The Markup Ms. Angwin was one of three founders of The Markup, which is dedicated to investigating technology and its effects on society and plans to start publ...
16:52, 2019-04-23

GSK recalls popular heartburn medicine Zantac : U.K. medicines watchdog GlaxoSmithKline Plc is recalling its heartburn medicine Zantac as a "precautionary measure" due to a probable cancer-causing impurity in the drug, Br...
17:40, 2019-10-08

Pentagon watchdog: US no longer tracking Taliban gains in Afghanistan HEIGHTENED INSECURITY IN AFGHANISTAN: The latest quarterly report to Congress by the Pentagon’s special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruct...
13:00, 2019-05-02

GSK recalls popular heartburn medicine Zantac: U.K. medicines watchdog GlaxoSmithKline Plc is recalling its heartburn medicine Zantac as a "precautionary measure" due to a probable cancer-causing impurity in the drug, Br...
18:32, 2019-10-08

Met Police refers itself to watchdog after Caroline Flack's death The Metropolitan Police has referred itself to the police watchdog in relation to contact the force had with Caroline Flack before her death....
19:48, 2020-02-20

NYCHA let this pipe rain ‘putrid liquid’ for two months: watchdog NYCHA let a busted pipe rain down “putrid liquid” into a housing project laundry room for two months because workers didn’t have a ...
21:28, 2019-07-22

Russian anti-monopoly watchdog announces Apple investigation Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant market position...
16:08, 2019-08-08

U.S. consumer watchdog hires new enforcement chief, fills other vacancies The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday announced new hires at the agency, including a former state regulator to serve as new perm...
19:48, 2019-09-25

Federal watchdog signs off on NYCHA’s $450M boiler plan The federal watchdog for NYCHA signed off on the agency’s plan to use $450 million in state aid to replace decrepit boilers and elevators in it...
02:28, 2019-11-08

FEC should probe Rep. Ilhan Omar’s payments to ‘lover’: watchdog group WASHINGTON, DC — A conservative watchdog group said Tuesday that it plans to file a complaint against US Rep. Ilhan Omar with the Federal Election Co...
00:00, 2019-08-28

U.S. watchdog says James Comey violated FBI policy by sharing memos The inspector general also concluded that none of the information shared with the reporter was classified....
19:20, 2019-08-29

James Comey violated FBI policies, says justice department watchdog Former FBI director hit back at report, saying an apology ‘would be nice’ while Trump said Comey ‘should be ashamed’The justice department’s Office o...
02:24, 2019-08-30

UK cost watchdog recommends Novartis' blindness therapy Luxturna Novartis AG's gene therapy for blindness, Luxturna, is recommended for use on England's public health service, the country's healthcare cost-effectiv...
01:44, 2019-09-04

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federa...
20:56, 2019-07-15

Ilhan Omar should be probed over payments to ‘lover’: watchdog group WASHINGTON, DC — A conservative watchdog group said Tuesday that it plans to file a complaint against US Rep. Ilhan Omar with the Federal Election Co...
02:24, 2019-08-28

Thomas Cook collapse: accounting watchdog weighs up investigation Financial Reporting Council has power to impose penalties in event of irregularitiesBritain’s accountancy regulator is considering urgently whether t...
02:36, 2019-09-25

Comey's leak of memo about Trump violated FBI policy: US watchdog Former FBI Director James Comey has justified the leak, saying it was the only way to trigger a special investigation. In the memo, Comey said Trump ...
19:28, 2019-08-29

Pentagon watchdog to audit border wall contract due to proposal concerns Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. was awarded a contract Dec. 2 to build 31 miles of wall in Arizona, and had made a number of appearances on Trump’s favour...
22:44, 2019-12-12

Investment watchdog working to protect elderly Canadians from financial exploitation The Canadian Association for Retired Persons that about one-in-five older Canadians are subject to elder financial abuse and notes that dementia may ...
19:00, 2019-06-30

Australian consumer watchdog sues Google over Android location data The Australian consumer watchdog is taking Google to court alleging the technology giant broke consumer law by misleading Android users about locatio...
15:00, 2019-10-29

We need a timetable czar to hit stop button on train chaos, says watchdog boss The UK's rail watchdog today repeated demands for a "timetable czar" after it was revealed there is still no single person in charge of overseeing th...
15:00, 2019-05-13

FATF: Can Pakistan avoid global watchdog's terror 'black list?' Pakistan has taken some steps to avoid the Financial Action Task Force's "black list," but experts say the country lacks a long-term strategy to deal...
16:56, 2019-10-17

Watchdog can’t review White House security clearances unless Trump asks ​The watchdog of the US intelligence community said he can’t review a request from Democratic senators to look into the White House’s giv...
20:00, 2019-08-01

Trump-Russia: DoJ watchdog 'surprised' by criticism from Barr investigator – live Inspector general Michael Horowitz defends report that found FBI investigation into 2016 Trump campaign was justified – follow liveHelp us cover the ...
20:52, 2019-12-11

Interior Official Broke Ethics Rules, Government Watchdog Concludes A senior Interior Department official broke ethics rules when he met with his former employer to discuss Interior business, the inspector general sai...
21:04, 2019-12-10

City supervisor had staffers drive him home, to grocery store: watchdog A Department of Homeless Services supervisor treated his staff like his private taxi service, ordering them to drive him home, to his girlfriend̵...
21:36, 2019-12-10

FBI probe into Trump campaign’s Russia ties was justified, watchdog finds The findings undercut U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that he was the target of a “witch hunt.”...
20:20, 2019-12-09

DoJ internal watchdog to release Trump-Russia investigation report – live Inspector general’s report expected to reject Trump’s repeated claims that the inquiry was illegitimate or illegalHelp us cover the critical issues o...
15:40, 2019-12-09

Energy watchdog accused of stalling action to tackle climate crisis Scottish Power boss says UK regulator needs reform after refusing investment for electric vehicle chargingThe energy regulator has been accused by Sc...
17:48, 2019-10-18

FBI watchdog report on Trump probe to face off with impeachment hearing Monday In a “House of Cards”-worthy drama, a political one-two punch is set to roil the nation’s capital this week. On Monday, a hotly ant...
00:24, 2019-12-08

Have a complaint against your bank? You may face an uphill battle, watchdog report suggests Banks don't make it easy for customers to escalate complaints and the existence of two banking ombuds offices isn't helping, Canada's consumer financ...
20:36, 2020-02-19

Watchdog report faults EPA efforts to eliminate pollution rules for some trucks The Trump administration failed to do a cost-benefit analysis to assess air quality or take into account the impact on children’s health when it soug...
00:48, 2019-12-06

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectivenes...
19:32, 2019-06-28

FBI's Trump-Russia inquiry wasn't biased against president, watchdog finds Inspector general report pinpoints ‘serious performance failures’ in monitoring of a Trump aide, but says FBI had ‘authorized purpose’ An FBI investi...
02:20, 2019-12-10

Audit firms face review by watchdog over climate risk exposure Financial Reporting Council wants to ensure companies are being clear with investorsThe UK’s accounting watchdog has launched a major review into whe...
14:48, 2020-02-20

Russia's consumer safety watchdog, after reporting two cases, says virus won't spread The head of Russia's consumer safety watchdog said on Friday, after the country reported two coronavirus cases, that there was no risk of the virus s...
15:16, 2020-01-31

James Comey violated FBI rules, set ‘dangerous example’ by leaking memo: DOJ watchdog The internal watchdog for the Justice Department released a scathing report Thursday saying former FBI Director James Comey violated the bureau’...
20:24, 2019-08-29

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detentio...
21:20, 2019-06-06

No kissing or hugging, watchdog advises Russians amid virus fears Russia's consumer health watchdog advised people on Friday to refrain from greeting each other with handshakes, kisses or hugs and to wear medical ma...
12:36, 2020-01-31

Key part of De Blasio’s NYCHA rescue plan ‘appears stalled’: watchdog A key portion of Mayor de Blasio’s $24 billion public housing rescue plan has stalled, according to the Citizens Budget Commission — blocked by fello...
01:48, 2019-09-19

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY – The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head Seth Agata will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata,...
21:16, 2019-05-22

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack...
17:16, 2019-05-23

Russian spy case had its documents lost, destroyed: Canada’s information watchdog Jeffrey Delisle, a troubled junior naval officer, had been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to passing classified western intell...
17:12, 2020-02-23

White House snubbed watchdog agency seeking info on Ukraine aid The White House declined to provide documents to a congressional watchdog investigating President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid fr...
03:28, 2020-01-24

Top government watchdog finds that Trump broke the law by withholding military aid from Ukraine Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images The US Government Accountability Office (GAO), an independent watchdog, announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump...
16:40, 2020-01-16

PM Boris Johnson referred to police watchdog over Jennifer Arcuri allegations Case involves possible conflict of interest when Boris Johnson was mayor of LondonBoris Johnson has been formally referred for potential investigatio...
22:56, 2019-09-27

New York’s ballooning Medicaid cost stems from poor budgeting: watchdog Reports from two separate fiscal watchdog groups, the Empire Center of New York and the Citizens Budget Commission, detail the state’s declining effo...
03:12, 2019-10-10

Albany watchdog votes down internal probe of Cuomo-tied leak The Joint Commission on Public Ethics will not launch an internal investigation into questionable practices despite an explosive whistleblower claim ...
03:20, 2019-12-18

Nuclear watchdog head warns Iran over recent detention of inspector Rafael Grossi, IAEA director general, said he told Iranian officials a repeat of the ‘grave’ incident would be a ‘serious problem’The new head of the...
08:32, 2020-02-06

‘Completely unacceptable’: Canadian watchdog to take Facebook to court over privacy concerns "If we go before the Federal Court, it will be able to order Facebook to change its practices," Daniel Therrien said in a news conference Thursday....
12:50, 2019-05-01

Trudeau violated ethics law in conflict of interest case, watchdog rules Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics ...
21:12, 2019-08-14

E.P.A. Watchdog, Citing ‘Open Defiance’ of Inquiries, Rebukes Top Agency Aide The agency's inspector general assailed the official for refusing to cooperate, calling his actions a “flagrant problem.”...
23:56, 2019-11-06

The State Department watchdog just requested an 'urgent' meeting with congressional committees Leah Millis/Reuters The State Department's internal watchdog requested a Wednesday briefing with a bipartisan group of committees in both the House a...
07:28, 2019-10-02

Trump has signed a whopping $4.7 trillion of debt into federal law, budget watchdog says Getty Images / Tasos Katopodis President Trump has piled $4.7 trillion onto the federal debt so far, according to a budget watchdog. The Committee fo...
22:12, 2020-01-09

MTA worker stole toilet paper and other taxpayer-funded items: watchdog Inventory control clerk File Gjidoda also swiped paint brushes, paint trays, tools and batteries from the Croton Yard in Westchester County where she...
00:44, 2019-08-21

Russian PM orders watchdog to draw up plan to prevent virus spread Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin ordered Russia's consumer safety watchdog to draw up and present a national plan to the government on Wednesday on w...
08:16, 2020-01-29

Sort My Sign: Transport watchdog launches campaign for better road signs News 24 Feb, 2020 Transport Focus is encouraging drivers to report poor road signage in their area to Highways England...
03:12, 2020-02-24

World's energy watchdog is undermining climate change battle, critics say A short walk from the Eiffel Tower, Fatih Birol oversees the world’s energy watchdog, whose analyses of fuel demand have long been viewed as the gold...
19:32, 2019-11-12

Parliamentary budget watchdog warns of slower growth, deeper deficits In a report Thursday, the parliamentary budget office downgraded its outlook for the country's economy compared to its projections from June....
22:24, 2019-11-14

Watchdog condemns Trump officials who punished staffer over Iranian heritage Inspector general recommends disciplinary action for Brian Hook and others, in latest scandal to roil US state departmentThe state department’s watch...
21:40, 2019-11-14

Uranium particles detected at undeclared site in Iran, says atomic watchdog UN agency also confirms Iran’s uranium stockpile has reached 551kg, beyond the 300kg limit laid down in 2015 dealThe United Nations’ nuclear watchdog...
02:32, 2019-11-12

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed...
20:20, 2019-07-10

Trump predicts a ‘historic’ watchdog report about origins of Russian probe President Trump predicted Friday that a government watchdog report on the origins of the Russian investigation that consumed two years of his preside...
15:52, 2019-11-22

Watchdog Group Will Investigate John Kelly's Family Separation Cash-In Last week, we discovered that former White House chief of staff and alleged “adult in the room” John Kelly is now on the board of Caliburn Internatio...
02:44, 2019-05-10

EPA fights agency watchdog accusations chief of staff stonewalled investigations The Environmental Protection Agency and its watchdog office are in a fight that may get worse before it gets better....
03:40, 2019-11-06

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe an...
02:56, 2019-07-11

Trump wants to fire the intelligence watchdog who told Congress about the whistleblower's complaint Reuters President Donald Trump has repeatedly discussed the possibility of firing Michael Atkinson, the intelligence community inspector general, The...
22:40, 2019-11-12

Stacey Abrams campaign says Georgia ethics watchdog's lawsuit is partisan State ethics commission, led by vocal supporter and donor to Republican rival Brian Kemp, is demanding to see personal emailsThe battle between Repub...
12:40, 2019-11-20

Punish Trump officials for bias against staffer of Iranian heritage – watchdog Inspector general recommends disciplinary action for Brian Hook and others, in latest scandal to roil US state departmentThe state department’s watch...
23:52, 2019-11-14

2020 census watchdog sounds alarm over threats to upcoming count ‘Administration’s failures risk causing harm to this year’s census and could jeopardize an accurate count’ says representativeA government watchdog s...
21:24, 2020-02-12

Democrats demand Pentagon watchdog investigate Trump border deployment A group of border state House Democrats called for the Pentagon inspector general to investigate President Trump’s deployment of the military to the ...
21:24, 2019-11-15

Boeing received 'unnecessary' contract boost for astronaut capsule, watchdog says Boeing's multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an "unnecessary" extension from NASA, a watchdog report said on Thurs...
03:04, 2019-11-15

Watchdog condemns Trump officials for bias against staffer of Iranian heritage Inspector general recommends disciplinary action for Brian Hook and others, in latest scandal to roil US state departmentThe state department’s watch...
21:56, 2019-11-14

Why being clean may mean you’ll have a better love life Amidst the trend towards mindfulness and minimalism, Americans are increasingly finding happiness in cleaning — and the numbers are backing it up. A ...
23:28, 2019-05-15

The best ice scrapers to keep your car windshield clean You can't drive a car with a windshield covered in ice. Fortunately, even a stubborn coating of ice is easy to clear with a bit of elbow grease and a...
22:12, 2020-01-09

Global shipping needs to clean up its act now – here’s how to do it Bertrand Piccard co-piloted the first round-the-world solar-powered flight. Now he’s aiming to green one of the world’s dirtiest, yet most crucial in...
19:40, 2019-09-04

Is your council a clean-air hypocrite? News 10 Dec, 2019 An average of 91.6 per cent of council vehicles use diesel, with London still running 724 non-ULEZ-compliant diesel vehicles...
02:36, 2019-12-11

Garth Greenwell Comes Clean In his new book, the writer sought to create “something that was 100 percent pornographic and 100 percent high art.”...
13:08, 2020-01-09

Good clean fun: the art of bathing This week, wellness tub-thumper Gwyneth Paltrow declared it the ultimate daily ritual — a dip has never been hotter. From Lush's bath bombs to the st...
12:32, 2020-01-17

The tech that could help clean polluted air A new system at London Marylebone station is helping to remove harmful gases from the environment....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Everything You Need to Keep Your Clothes Clean Between Washings There’s a surprising amount of “stuff” that’s needed to keep the contents of your wardrobe presentable. Things like lint rollers and sweater combs th...
01:56, 2019-10-05

How to clean your makeup brushes Synthetic or natural, they will last longer if you wash and dry them carefully once a week – without using hot waterAs a professional, I clean my bru...
15:48, 2020-02-23

How Do You Clean a Watch Band, Anyway? Cleaning a watch band is a 5-minute proposition, tops. But before you can clean your watch band there is a critical thing to know: What material it’s...
01:36, 2019-06-12

I am a clean athlete, says Hassan "Sifan Hassan repeated that she was a clean athlete after winning the world 1,500 metres title on Saturday, days after her coach Alberto Salazar was ...
10:56, 2019-10-06

What's the best way to clean your makeup brushes? We tried cleaning makeup brushes using three different methods: brush shampoo, a brush-cleaning mat, and an electric spinning brush cleaner and dryer...
18:12, 2019-10-25

It's Officially Sweater SZN! Here's Is What You Need to Keep Them Clean. Sweaters are so great we’ve named an entire season for them. But sweaters also require a little bit of special care—they are, of course, more than wo...
01:56, 2019-10-10

How to clean a baby's ears mikeuk/Getty Images Parents should not try to clean wax out of their babies' ear canals. Use a warm washcloth to wash the outside of the ear as part ...
22:48, 2019-12-19

Trump-Russia: DoJ watchdog insists 'We stand by our report' despite Barr criticism – live Inspector general Michael Horowitz defends report that found FBI investigation into 2016 Trump campaign was justified – follow liveHelp us cover the ...
22:12, 2019-12-11

Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system The UK data and privacy watchdog has said it is launching an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras at King's Cross in central Lond...
23:52, 2019-08-15

More than 28 million Canadians impacted by a data breach in past 12 months: privacy watchdog The OPC said that almost six in 10 reported breaches (58 per cent) — or 397 reports — were related to unauthorized access....
17:20, 2019-11-02

Migrants face ‘horrible’ conditions in Greece camps: human rights watchdog Dunja Mijatovic, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, said she had witnessed people queuing for food or to use a bathroom for more than t...
04:00, 2019-11-01

Federal labor watchdog agency defends its ethics in wake of recusal in key case The main federal labor law enforcement agency defended its actions in a controversial case last year in which it vacated a major ruling when its insp...
18:12, 2019-11-19

Consumer watchdog warns social media influencers to disclose paid posts The federal competition agency says influencers should clearly disclose what they've received from the brand or marketing agency and base any reviews...
19:32, 2019-12-19

Trump impeachment: White House broke law by freezing Ukraine aid, says watchdog – live House prosecutors to arrive at Senate to formally open trialHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 3.42pm GMT An e...
17:08, 2020-01-16

Watchdog files ethics complaint against Dominic LeBlanc over connections to judicial appointees Duff Conacher of Democracy Watch says an investigation is necessary to determine if LeBlanc violated ethics laws by "participating in the decisions t...
17:20, 2019-07-04

Met chief Cressida Dick referred to police watchdog over Carl Beech investigation Met chief Dame Cressida Dick has been referred to a police watchdog about a botched investigation into false claims of a VIP sex abuse ring....
12:08, 2019-12-21

‘Deep sadness’ at passing of UN nuclear watchdog agency chief, Yukiya Amano The head of the UN body that oversees nuclear activities across the world has died aged 72, it was announced on Monday. In a statement, the Internati...
18:00, 2019-07-22

Brexit news latest: Ministers must do more over medical supplies under no-deal, watchdog warns Ministers still have a "significant amount" to do to ensure the supply of vital medicines to the NHS continues after a no-deal Brexit, the Whitehall ...
02:12, 2019-09-27

Man Utd complain to press watchdog over journalist presence during attack on Ed Woodward's house Manchester United have complained to press watchdog IPSO over a journalist's presence when executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward's house was vandalised...
23:28, 2020-02-07

Train passengers missing out on millions in compensation for journey delays, travel watchdog says Train passengers are missing out on millions of pounds worth of compensation for journey delays because the refund system is too complicated, a trave...
20:16, 2019-07-22

Exclusive: Investors step up pressure on global energy watchdog over climate change Fatih Birol, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), faced renewed pressure on Monday to overhaul the organization's influential projectio...
10:08, 2019-11-18

Naturopath who said bicarbonate soda cures cancer banned for life by health watchdog HCCC bars Barbara O’Neill from practising after finding that she told cancer patients to avoid chemotherapy and sick mothers not to take antibioticsA...
07:08, 2019-10-03

Boris Johnson referred to police watchdog over friendship with businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri Boris Johnson has been referred to the police watchdog over his friendship with businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri....
22:08, 2019-09-27

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act...
19:44, 2019-06-13

Scheer repeats call for Liberals on ethics committee not to block watchdog testimony Six Liberal members of the ethics committee have the votes to defeat an opposition call for the ethics commissioner to testify....
16:36, 2019-08-21

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by ...
01:04, 2019-08-02

Opposition MPs begin committee push for ethics watchdog testimony on SNC-Lavalin report Six Liberal members of the ethics committee have the votes to defeat an opposition call for the ethics commissioner to testify....
19:40, 2019-08-21

Officials have been cleared of wrongdoing in the deaths of 2 migrant kids last year, an internal watchdog says Oliver de Ros/AP Two US immigration officials were cleared of wrongdoing in the cases of two migrant children's deaths. The Department of Homeland Se...
23:28, 2019-12-21

Federal Watchdog Questions Billions of Dollars Paid to Private Medicare Plans A new report from the inspector general’s office criticized insurers for overstating patients’ illnesses without adequate documentation to obtain mor...
23:56, 2019-12-12

Afghanistan watchdog on the optimism delusion behind overly rosy predictions of wartime success ‘AN ODOR OF MENDACITY’: The job of John Sopko, the Pentagon’s special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, is to make sure the taxpayers...
13:08, 2020-01-16

Watchdog slams Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop for again making phony health claims Forget vaginas. This smells like false advertising. Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle company — which recently released a $75 “This Smells Like My Vagina” ...
03:52, 2020-01-31

Climate change a long-term risk for Swiss finance, FINMA watchdog says Climate change poses one of the biggest long-term threats to the financial industry, Switzerland's financial market supervisor FINMA said in its firs...
11:48, 2019-12-10

Lives at risk if wireless technology demands are not held in check: UN weather watchdog Amid growing competition for radio wave space due to new wireless technologies, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday called on gov...
22:20, 2019-10-24

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied wit...
00:40, 2019-05-04

Man's death in custody hours after arrest sparks probe by police watchdog Officers are being investigated by the police watchdog after a 57-year-old man died in custody hours after his arrest in Greater Manchester....
19:12, 2019-05-12

Calls revealed between Giuliani, Pompeo weeks before Yovanovitch ouster: watchdog group Newly released State Department documents confirm phone calls between Rudy Giuliani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the weeks before Preside...
17:16, 2019-11-23

Schools watchdog allegedly dropped complaint of Carranza appointee’s lavish party One of the corruption complaints to the city schools watchdog that allegedly went dormant involved a $45,000 party for a Bronx official appointed by ...
20:52, 2019-12-07

UK press watchdog rejects Prince Harry's complaint over drugged wildlife article Britain's press watchdog has rejected a complaint by Prince Harry over a tabloid newspaper article which said wild animals pictured in photos he post...
18:24, 2020-01-30

Australia's election watchdog lacks power to investigate who is paying for Facebook political ads Electoral commission admits it doesn’t have the resources to scrutinise covert campaigns to influence votersAustralia’s electoral authorities lack th...
04:20, 2019-12-06

Federal watchdog agency: Misclassifying workers as independent contractors is not a labor violation Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is not itself a violation of federal law, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday i...
22:56, 2019-08-29

DoJ internal watchdog report clears FBI of illegal surveillance of Trump adviser – live Report concludes FBI had a legal ‘authorized purpose’ in monitoring communications of Trump election campaign adviser Carter PageHelp us cover the cr...
20:16, 2019-12-09

'S--- just got real': DOJ watchdog uncovers pro-Trump text messages between FBI agents after 2016 election Reuters The Justice Department's watchdog uncovered a series of text messages between two FBI agents cheerleading President Donald Trump's victory in...
21:04, 2019-12-09

Brexit data firm broke Canadian privacy laws, watchdog finds AggregateIQ, hired by Vote Leave in 2016, failed to ensure authorisation to disclose UK voter informationThe Canadian data firm AggregateIQ (AIQ) bro...
22:52, 2019-11-26

Keith Vaz: Standards watchdog recommends six-month suspension for Labour MP over cocaine scandal Labour MP Keith Vaz is facing suspension from the Commons for six months after he was found to have "expressed willingness" to purchase cocaine for o...
16:00, 2019-10-28

The DOJ's watchdog found no evidence to support Trump's claim that the FBI spied on him during the 2016 election Reuters The Justice Department's inspector general found no evidence to support President Donald Trump's claim that the FBI inserted spies in his 201...
21:52, 2019-11-27

Andrew Griffiths: MP who bombarded women with sex texts cleared of wrong doing by Parliamentary watchdog An MP who sent masses of lewd text messages to two women has been cleared of wrongdoing by the parliamentary standards watchdog....
16:00, 2019-09-08

Spring clean: the key looks from the new collections – in pictures Power shoulders, pastels, frills and black tie dressing, we take some of the trends from the SS20 season for a spin• Read more from the spring/summer...
18:36, 2020-02-15

'I clean the Sistine Chapel frescoes' The BBC has rare access to the annual check-up and cleaning of the Sistine Chapel's masterpieces....
02:48, 2020-02-19

How to Clean the Most Common Smartphone Messes We take our phones everywhere, so it’s inevitable that they’ll eventually feel the brunt of the life we’re living. And just as we hit the shower firs...
18:00, 2019-05-28

Brexit: Will New Broom Sweep Clean? UK's new prime minister faces the daunting Brexit deadline on Oct 31. Can highly favored Boris Johnson cut a deal or will his tenure as PM be short-l...
17:44, 2019-07-22

Ready To Come Clean About Meeting Online The couple were reticent about telling people they met through JSwipe. “Frankly, I regret that I was ever that self-conscious,’’ she said. “It’s how ...
15:48, 2019-08-03

A dietitian's guide to 'clean eating': what it is and how to do it right Heavily processed food has recently been linked to poor health and even early death. No wonder clean eating is having a momentCould plastics disrupt ...
07:44, 2019-06-06

Armstrong: I'd have won a clean Tour de France "Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has claimed that he would have won the Tour de France anyway if everyone had been clean of performance-enhancing d...
15:16, 2019-07-10

Different factors to consider in oil spill clean up: U of S professor Prof. Steven Siciliano said the Prairies have glacial till soil, which makes it hard for water and air to go through them, making clearing oil very d...
12:24, 2019-12-17

Five ways to clean your home naturally Shop-bought cleaning products can be harmful to the environment and your health. Homemade alternatives, made with products such as lemon and vinegar,...
16:36, 2019-11-17

5 Sustainable Ways To Clean Your Face From cooling water temperature to reusable cotton pads, this is the ultimate guide to an eco-friendly cleansing routine...
14:16, 2019-08-07

The dirty truth behind clean living From 'blood avocados' to the unethical mining of crystals, behind the glossy sheen of our obsession with wellness lies a pretty murky story...
08:56, 2019-06-20

Selenis Leyva’s Clean Slate The “Orange Is the New Black” actor has a new series and her own space high above it all, where (almost) everything is white — just the way she wante...
12:00, 2020-02-18

Why This Man Dresses Up As Spider-Man To Clean Trash Indonesian cafe worker Rudi Hartono struggled to persuade residents of his small coastal community of Parepare to follow his example and pick up rubb...
05:36, 2020-02-11

Ramaphosa names the cabinet for his 'clean-up' South Africa's President Cyril Ramaposa has picked a new cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence and warned they w...
17:56, 2019-05-30

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that...
20:12, 2019-05-30

Housekeeping in Germany: 'You clean up my mess and I pay you for it!' Nine out of 10 housekeepers in Germany are paid under the table. Attempts to register them have failed, but Heike managed to accomplish it. DW visite...
16:32, 2019-08-10

Marina Abramovic Comes Home, and Comes Clean The artist received a lavish welcome when she returned to Belgrade, Serbia, the city of her birth, for her first exhibition there in nearly 50 years....
14:08, 2019-09-25

Trump and California go to war over clean cars U.S. President Donald Trump the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emiss...
21:40, 2019-09-18

New cat’s eye pollution filters can clean roadside air News 9 Dec, 2019 Partially submerged pods can extract dangerous pollutants at the roadside and feed out 99 per cent clean air...
14:12, 2019-12-09

The Bro-dal Shower. Good, Clean Fun for Grooms. Not just for brides anymore, grooms are getting in on the pre-wedding celebrations with more subdued parties. They are not to be mistaken for somethi...
17:32, 2019-11-19

Don't Forget to Clean Your Steering Wheel We’ve covered this before, but it bears repeating. Absolutely clean your steering wheels regularly, kids. Those things are gross and nasty and you’re...
17:00, 2019-07-23

How to Clean Up and Archive Your Twitter Account I used to save my data on services forever—in case I ever needed to take a trip down memory lane—but I’ve recently found lots of relief and joy in p...
21:44, 2019-07-22

Keep Your Floors Super Clean With These Five Things The most important thing to know about floor care and cleaning is that the products, tools, and techniques to use are dictated by the type of floorin...
01:56, 2019-11-14

Millennials don’t clean their bathrooms as much as Boomers Millennials are twice as likely as older generations to clean their bathrooms only once a month, according to a new survey. The poll about routine ho...
02:00, 2020-01-17

Trilobites: How Parasites Help a Forest Clean Up Beetles digest more wood when infected by nematodes, potentially benefiting the whole ecosystem....
22:24, 2019-05-02

Watchdog calls for modernized privacy laws following Statistics Canada data collection investigation “Canadians were deeply troubled by these initiatives,” said commissioner Daniel Therrien following an investigation into two projects from Statistics...
18:08, 2019-12-10

Watchdog Slams Lead Grand Theft Auto Studio For Avoiding Corporate Taxes In The UK Rockstar North has used tax programs and other smart accounting to avoid paying corporate taxes in the UK for years, even while its most successful g...
02:12, 2019-07-30

'I can’t feel my heart': children separated under Trump show signs of PTSD, watchdog finds Children also experience night terrors and separation anxiety, and as adults face greater risks of mental and physical challengesSeparated from his f...
03:28, 2019-09-05

State Department watchdog to give ‘urgent’ Ukraine briefing on Capitol Hill: report The State Department Inspector General is expected to deliver an “urgent” briefing to staffers on House and Senate committees Wednesday a...
15:44, 2019-10-02

Prison watchdog annual report raises concerns of ‘culture of impunity’ in Edmonton jail Correctional investigator Ivan Zinger tabled his annual report in Parliament today, including investigations of what he calls entrenched and problema...
18:36, 2020-02-18

Internet watchdog calls on Congress to revoke big tech protections to counter political bias The Internet Accountability Project, a self-described conservative watchdog, called out Congress for failing to exercise oversight of big tech amid r...
22:44, 2020-01-27

FBI's Russia probe not motivated by political bias against Donald Trump, watchdog finds An FBI probe into Donald Trump's election campaign's alleged collusion with Russia was not motivated by political bias against the president, a watch...
01:40, 2019-12-10

East Kent hospitals: Care watchdog inspects trust after baby death apology The care watchdog carried out an unannounced inspection after concerns about preventable baby deaths....
05:04, 2020-01-24

Attorney General William Barr is disputing a watchdog's conclusion that the Russia probe was justified Attorney General William Barr disputes a watchdog's finding that the FBI had sufficient legal grounds to launch a probe into the connections between ...
14:28, 2019-12-03

Radioactive material ‘a magnet for groups with malicious intent’, warns UN nuclear watchdog chief Government ministers and other high-level representatives from more than 140 countries, on Monday adopted a new declaration to enhance global nuclear...
17:36, 2020-02-10