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UK Conservatives ramp up Facebook election ads

LONDON – Britain’s governing Conservative Party has ramped up its campaigning efforts on social media platform Facebook with a surge of ads hig...

UK Conservatives ramp up Facebook election ads

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General Election 2019: When was the last UK election and how many votes did the Conservatives, Labour and Lib Dems get? Theresa May's premiership was young when a lectern appeared on Downing Street in April 2017 and she called a snap election....
15:12, 2019-11-27

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially a...
21:12, 2019-05-26

Israeli talks ramp up as final election count tightens deadlock President Rivlin required by law to choose a prime minister by next WednesdayIsrael’s two main parties have entered what could be several days of ten...
12:48, 2019-09-25

Greek conservatives poised to win election Greece's New Democracy party is projected to win Greece's parliamentary election, according to exit polls....
18:40, 2019-07-07

Trump bashes Facebook, Twitter for ‘censorship’ of conservatives President Trump took aim at social media giants Facebook and Twitter in a series of tweets Friday evening, claiming the platforms have unfairly censo...
02:56, 2019-05-04

U.K. Conservatives misrepresented BBC article in Facebook ads: fact-checker UK fact-checking charity Full Fact found that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party has been funding ads on Facebook that link to a BBC article with a...
05:36, 2019-09-14

Australia's conservatives keep power in 'miracle' election win Despite trailing the Labor party in polls, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will remain in power following Australian elections. He dedicated the victor...
19:24, 2019-05-18

Majority of conservatives don’t trust Facebook to treat everyone equally, study says A whopping 76.7 of conservatives don’t trust that Facebook treats all of its user equally, regardless of political beliefs, according to a new poll....
22:16, 2019-07-09

General election 2019: How many 'new' NHS hospitals are Conservatives building? It's not six completely new hospitals - some involve redeveloping existing buildings and sites....
17:12, 2019-12-04

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, ...
20:40, 2019-07-07

Brexit Party's Farage pledges not to challenge Conservatives in election The Brexit Party will not run for parliamentary seats currently held by Tory lawmakers, Nigel Farage said, reversing his previous position. The move ...
19:00, 2019-11-11

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in general election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, ...
19:28, 2019-07-07

Rory Stewart quits the Conservatives and says he won't stand at the next general election Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images Rory Stewart quits the Conservatives and says he won't stand at the next general election. The former Cab...
10:56, 2019-10-04

Canada: why Doug Ford is kryptonite for Conservatives' election hopes Ontario premier, whose stock as an electoral asset has plummeted as the party struggles to build momentum outside their base, has been compared to Tr...
13:44, 2019-10-10

When was the last General Election in the UK, and what percentage of votes did the Conservatives, Labour and Lib Dems get? Ahead of the 12 December, we take a look at the last UK Election - and what percentage of votes the main parties received....
14:24, 2019-12-02

Boris Johnson's Conservatives lose parliamentary seat in Welsh by-election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives have suffered a loss in a by-election in rural South Wales to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats. The ...
04:16, 2019-08-02

Election debate: Conservatives criticised for renaming Twitter profile 'factcheckUK' UK fact-checking agency says the change during the leaders' debate was "inappropriate and misleading"....
01:00, 2019-11-20

UK election polls tracker: Support for Conservatives reaches highest level since 2017 Tory support has hit its highest level for the party since 2017, according to the rolling average of opinion polls....
22:04, 2019-11-16

The Lib Dems are set to punish the Conservatives in Britain's next election — but it could be a 'blessing in disguise' for Boris Johnson Leon Neal/Getty Images The Lib Dems are targeting swathes of seats held by Conservatives at the next general election. The anti-Brexit party led by ...
00:08, 2019-08-11

Greek election: Conservatives return to power as Kyriakos Mitsotakis lays out new plans Greece's opposition conservatives have returned to power with a landslide victory in the country's snap elections....
23:16, 2019-07-07

Boris Johnson refuses to say whether he will quit if Conservatives fail to secure a majority in the election The UK will hold a general election on December 12. In his final Sunday news appearance before the vote, Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted he was...
14:00, 2019-12-08

General election polls: Conservatives maintain lead as voters predict a Tory majority The Conservatives are maintaining their lead over Labour and voters are predicting a Tory majority at the next election, a new poll shows....
16:16, 2019-12-03

General election 2019: Labour calls Conservatives' 50,000 nurses pledge 'frankly deceitful' – as it happened Johnson says Tories will introduce 50,000 more nurses but shadow health secretary says sums don’t add up. Keep up with all the latest newsFull story:...
00:24, 2019-11-25

The 5 biggest general election gaffes made by Boris Johnson's Conservatives and Jeremy Corbyn's Labour so far Getty It's been less than two weeks since the United Kingdom's parliament was dissolved to make way for a general election — but there have alr...
09:36, 2019-11-17

General election 2019: Labour calls Conservatives' 50,000 nurses pledge 'frankly deceitful' – live news Johnson says Tories will introduce 50,000 more nurses but shadow health secretary says sums don’t add up. Keep up with all the latest newsFull story:...
19:48, 2019-11-24

General Election 2019 PolicyWatch: Conservatives and Labour's Armed Forces plans while Liberal Democrats promise a £10,000 Skills Wallet Labour and the Conservatives are continuing the focus on voters with links to the Armed Forces with their latest policy announcements....
11:00, 2019-11-11

Conservatives 'would lose every seat in Scotland in an election', poll shows The Conservative Party would lose all its Scottish seats to the SNP in a general election, a new poll suggests....
10:44, 2019-09-07

General Election 2019: Conservatives vow to stop 'vexatious' legal action against armed forces veterans Boris Johnson has pledged to change the law to protect Armed Forces veterans from vexatious legal action, as the General Election campaign enters its...
07:40, 2019-11-11

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous...
07:44, 2019-05-27

Facebook isn't going to influence the next election – until it does | Alex Hern The social media giant tells us the democratic process is sacrosanct. But its policy is to ignore its own power and hope for the bestIf you live in t...
11:13, 2019-10-23

Facebook says it can't handle election misinformation crisis alone Speaking at Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg says private companies shouldn’t have ‘final word’ on such decisionsMark Zuckerberg has said Facebo...
03:04, 2019-06-27

Russia complains about Facebook and Google election ads Letting the adverts circulate led to election "interference", Russia's communications regulator says....
15:16, 2019-09-09

How Facebook could change Trump's 2020 re-election bid Screenshot. Twitter announced Wednesday it will ban political advertising from its platform. The move unleashed newfound pressure on Facebook and oth...
23:04, 2019-11-02

Facebook and Google urged to ban political ads before UK election Letter calls for suspension until after vote due to lack of time to reform online advertising rulesGeneral election news – live updatesThe UK does no...
16:00, 2019-11-04

Russia says Facebook, Google had political ads on country’s election day MOSCOW – Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunda...
21:24, 2019-09-09

Facebook must come clean and hand over election campaign data After fake news and election manipulation scandals, Facebook promised to give researchers data on its political influence. They are still waiting, sa...
23:00, 2019-09-11

Facebook says Russia, Iran already trying to interfere in 2020 election Social networking giant Facebook on Monday said its already combating foreign interference in the 2020 election. In a blog post Monday, the Menlo Par...
21:44, 2019-10-21

Facebook takes down far-right groups days before Spanish election Investigation uncovered networks reaching 1.7m people that were spreading fake newsFacebook has taken down several networks that were spreading far-r...
12:50, 2019-05-01

General Election 2019: The Facebook influencers you've never heard of Far from newspaper offices and TV studios, committed volunteer activists have created an alternative Facebook media universe....
09:04, 2019-11-27

Facebook will ban ads that discourage voting in U.S. ahead of 2020 election Facebook pledged to put its new "don't vote" policy prohibition into effect in the fall, before the 2019 U.S. elections on Nov. 5, Chief Operating Of...
02:44, 2019-07-01

Facebook antitrust investigation could wrap up before 2020 election Facebook's antitrust battle will likely wrap up prior to the 2020 election, according to statements by FTC Chairman Joe Simons....
01:48, 2019-08-20

Facebook tightens rules around political advertisers ahead of U.S. election Paid Facebook ads have become a major tool for political campaigns and other organizations to target voters....
23:48, 2019-08-28

Facebook says it won’t remove misleading content during Canada’s federal election Representatives for Facebook Canada said they won’t remove doctored videos from the platform during Canada’s upcoming federal election campaign....
03:12, 2019-05-29

Facebook removes fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election ROME (AP) — Facebook says it has shut down some Italian accounts that were phony and pages that were spreading fake news ahead of European Union parl...
15:08, 2019-05-13

General election 2019: Facebook bans Tory ad over BBC footage The social media giant says the Tory video infringed the BBC's intellectual property rights....
10:44, 2019-12-02

General election 2019: BBC complains to Tories over Facebook advert BBC lawyers ask the Tories to stop running a Facebook advert using edited footage of its reporters....
09:52, 2019-11-29

Facebook tightens rules amid 2020 US election fears Facebook has toughened up its political ad rules in a bid to halt exploitation in the US elections....
20:44, 2019-08-28

General Election 2019: Facebook takes down 'political' advertising The ads highlighted spending of £25m in certain towns - and all those places have marginal constituencies....
11:40, 2019-11-02

Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020 With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to inter...
19:48, 2019-10-21

Facebook says it was 'not our role' to remove fake news during Australian election Exclusive: Facebook executive Simon Milner says company ‘only removes content that violates our community standards’Facebook has declared it is not “...
21:00, 2019-07-30

Facebook and other tech firms met with U.S. intelligence to discuss 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook have met with U.S. intelligence agencies to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 elect...
10:52, 2019-09-05

Facebook reinforces cybersecurity in bid to prevent interference ahead of 2020 election Some efforts included removing four networks of fake, misinformation-spreading accounts and adding a special security tool for elected officials and ...
21:52, 2019-10-21

Facebook Opens a Command Post to Thwart Election Meddling in Europe The social network took the wraps off a special operations center in Dublin ahead of this month’s European Union voting....
20:08, 2019-05-05

Facebook admits huge scale of fake news and election interference Company deletes 2.8bn fake accounts as it pours resources into protecting EU electionsLess than three years ago, the Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, d...
19:48, 2019-05-05

Election 2019: Young voters react to Facebook political ads from parties Here's what they thought of paid-for adverts from the Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats....
08:56, 2019-11-14

Facebook discloses operations by Russia and Iran to meddle in 2020 election The company confirmed it had dismantled the four accounts and announced initiatives to prevent foreign interference in US campaignsFacebook on Monday...
23:20, 2019-10-21

Sri Lankans fear violence over Facebook fake news ahead of election Facebook’s decision to allow politicians to promote content already rated false by factcheckers has been widely condemnedSri Lankan civil society gro...
03:12, 2019-11-13

Sri Lankans sound alarm over Facebook fake news ahead of election Facebook’s decision to allow politicians to promote content already rated false by factcheckers has been widely condemnedSri Lankan civil society gro...
08:00, 2019-11-12

Facebook says it removed ‘numerous’ fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election "We have removed a series of false and duplicated accounts which violated our authenticity policy, as well as several pages due to violation of rules...
01:04, 2019-05-13

Facebook reports Russia's 'well-resourced operation' to meddle in 2020 US election – live Facebook discloses it has taken down a new foreign interference operation that appears to be linked to a Russian troll agency – follow the latestSign...
20:48, 2019-10-21

General election 2019: Gower Tory candidate apologises for Facebook post Francesca O'Brien apologises for saying people on the programme Benefits Street "need putting down"....
11:08, 2019-11-04

General election 2019: Tories stand by Gower candidate over Facebook post Francesca O'Brien apologises for saying people on the programme Benefits Street "need putting down"....
19:24, 2019-11-04

Facebook rejected calls to ban or fact-check political ads ahead of the UK's general election Associated Press/Francois Mori Facebook has rejected calls to ban political ads on its platform ahead of a general election in the UK on December 12....
13:08, 2019-11-08

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

Facebook working on addressing election threats ahead of 2020 vote, U.S. lawmakers told Congress has been debating a privacy law that could sharply rein in the ability of companies like Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple to collect and m...
01:48, 2019-09-21

Facebook releases policy updates intended to combat foreign interference in 2020 election This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To check to see if you already hav...
16:52, 2019-10-23

Facebook reveals new measures to combat misinformation and voter suppression ahead of 2020 election Facebook announced new steps to combat misinformation and voter suppression on Monday ahead of the November 2020 U.S. presidential election.Read More...
08:56, 2019-10-22

Facebook has detected a covert Russian influence campaign in Africa, and it has worrying implications for the 2020 US election (FB) AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Facebook has uncovered a covert Russian influence campaign targeting the domestic politics of eight African countries. The net...
19:04, 2019-10-30

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interferenc...
11:56, 2019-05-30

Researchers trying to prevent a repeat of 2016's election misinformation in 2020 are struggling thanks to a lack of data from Facebook AP Photo In April 2018, Facebook said it would share detailed data with researchers and academics that could be studied to investigate and curb the s...
13:16, 2019-09-30

Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren slammed Mark Zuckerberg for his remarks on free speech and said Facebook is spreading lies that could impact the 2020 election (FB) Associated Press Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden are sounding off on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg following Zuckerb...
19:44, 2019-10-18

Facebook 'takes down Russian trolling operation targeting US 2020 election' Facebook has dismantled four new foreign interference operations originating from Russia and Iran, including one targeting the 2020 US presidential e...
00:36, 2019-10-22

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts ...
17:24, 2019-06-02

ADOT: I-19 NB, Irvington Rd ramp closed TUCSON – The ramp on northbound Interstate 19 and Irvington Road is closed, according to Arizona Department of Transportation. ADOT says the ramp is ...
22:24, 2019-11-11

Iran prepares to ramp up uranium enrichment Iran has suggested that it will boost uranium enrichment to 5% — well above the 3.67% cap set under the 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran has begun to row ba...
23:24, 2019-07-06

As market charges to new highs, IPO activity set to ramp up (GFL) The month of November is typically a very busy one for the IPO market and this year is no exception....
15:04, 2019-11-04

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the politica...
21:32, 2019-05-29

Republicans ramp up attacks on impeachment inquiry House Republicans are mounting a fresh offensive against Democrats’ impeachment inquiry as President Donald Trump demanded on Monday that Republicans...
00:12, 2019-10-22

Toyota to ramp up EV plans with six global models Toyota will launch six global EV models on its e-TNGA platform Japanese firm accelerates electrification programme, aims to work with partners to r...
09:12, 2019-06-07

US will ramp up Russia sanctions: Rick Perry The Trump administration is likely to continue tightening its sanctions on Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said...
04:24, 2019-09-01

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their effo...
20:36, 2019-06-13

Aaron Judge starting to ‘ramp up a little’ in Yankees rehab BALTIMORE — Aaron Judge didn’t swing a bat against a pitcher. Nor did he run the bases. Or make throws from right field to third base and home plate....
06:20, 2019-05-22

UN agencies ramp up Somalia measles and polio campaign A campaign to vaccinate some 1.7 million children in Somalia was launched on Sunday by the country’s government, in partnership with the World Health...
20:56, 2019-11-24

Delta ramp worker busted in $300,000 heist at JFK Airport A Delta Airlines ramp agent was busted Thursday for allegedly pulling off a $300,000 heist at JFK Airport, law enforcement sources said. The agent, i...
21:04, 2019-09-26

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is n...
23:16, 2019-05-28

World leaders set to discuss how to ramp up climate change efforts The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts...
14:32, 2019-09-10

Lebanon protests ramp up again with blocked highways, closed schools Schools and universities were closed and banks remained shuttered -- a reflection of the deepening political and financial crisis the tiny country fa...
18:32, 2019-11-13

Police unions ramp up campaign against CCRB ballot question Two city police unions on Tuesday amped up their campaigns against a November ballot question that would expand the powers of the Civilian Complaint ...
02:00, 2019-10-23

UK, EU ramp up Brexit talks as Parliament suspension backlash grows Boris Johnson said the UK and EU need to "step up the tempo" with bi-weekly Brexit talks. While Johnson tries to quickly renegotiate a divorce deal, ...
09:08, 2019-08-30

SpaceX broadband testing to ramp up with launch of dozens of satellites Enlarge / A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the hangar after a flight in April 2017. (credit: SpaceX) SpaceX will launch dozens of demonstration broadban...
20:20, 2019-05-09

DHS to Ramp Up Social Media Monitoring of People Entering the Country The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up the government’s existing program of demanding people entering the country hand over the details o...
14:32, 2019-09-08

Bentley's coachbuilding arm Mulliner to ramp up with ultra-exclusive model Another Mulliner special, the Continental GT Number 9 Edition by Mulliner, was shown at Geneva A near one-off model, primed to cost in excess of £1...
01:56, 2019-05-30

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects includin...
12:36, 2019-06-13

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded fi...
09:36, 2019-07-31

Model's Ramp Walk Was So Funny, Even Anna Wintour Smiled. Memes Followed Anna Wintour couldn't resist cracking a grin at the Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday when an angry-looking model stomped down the runway in a ramp wal...
13:56, 2019-09-27

Democrat-led House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment investigation The committee says the resolution is similar to procedural votes taken at the beginning of the impeachment investigations into Presidents Richard Nix...
18:32, 2019-09-12

Two young hikers vanished in Hawaii, authorities ramp up search efforts Two young hikers — a local on his first solo excursion and a tourist from California — vanished from two Hawaiian islands within about a ...
17:20, 2019-09-10

Democrats ramp up pressure on Trump over Ukraine whistleblower scandal – live CNN poll puts Warren on 22% to Biden’s 20%, while impeachment talk swirls as Trump seems to confirm he discussed Biden in Ukraine call 4.24pm BST It ...
17:28, 2019-09-23

Erdoğan threatens to ramp up assault on Kurds in Syria 'safe zone' Turkish leader says he will act ‘even more strongly’ as end of US-brokered ceasefire loomsThe Turkish president has threatened to press ahead with an...
14:56, 2019-10-22

Republicans ramp up attacks on impeachment inquiry as Trump rails at Dems House Republicans are mounting a fresh offensive against Democrats’ impeachment inquiry as President Donald Trump demanded on Monday that Republicans...
23:36, 2019-10-21

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as o...
18:24, 2019-09-19

Robbery suspect critically injured after jumping off Brooklyn Bridge ramp A man committed a robbery in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood Saturday night, but was in critical condition after jumping from an off ramp of the ...
08:16, 2019-05-26

Thief who dove off ramp on Brooklyn Bridge to avoid arrest has died A thief who dove from an off-ramp on the Brooklyn Bridge to flee cops — yelling “I’m not going back to jail!” — has died, The Post ...
23:40, 2019-05-26

Disabled US Army vet trapped in Bronx home because it lacks wheelchair ramp A decorated, disabled Vietnam vet has been virtually trapped inside his Bronx apartment by a landlord too cheap to install a wheelchair ramp, accordi...
01:04, 2019-11-24

Hollywood celebrities react to Mueller statement, ramp up calls for Trump's impeachment Following Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public statement on the Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016, Hollywood celebrities hav...
15:36, 2019-05-30

Federal authorities ramp up inquiries into Epstein’s death in Manhattan jail cell One of the new details provided by people familiar with the Metropolitan Correctional Center was that one of Epstein's guards that night wasn't a reg...
14:16, 2019-08-13

3.7 million lives could be saved by 2025 if health services ramp up nutrition actions: WHO If governments boost their focus on healthier eating, 3.7 million deaths could be prevented by the year 2025, according to the World Health Organizat...
21:16, 2019-09-04

Boeing's problems mount as FAA vows to ramp up oversight of the embattled 737 Max even after it is finally allowed to fly (BA) Associated Press The FAA plans to keep full control of certifying individual new Boeing 737 Max planes as they roll off the production line, the regu...
04:16, 2019-11-27

Motorhome flies off ramp and lands on ferry as it leaves port in shock footage A DRIVER plunged to his death after his motorhome flew off a ramp and crashed onto a ferry full of passengers....
10:56, 2019-06-28

Eddie Jones uses all the tricks up his sleeve to deflect pressure from England and ramp it up on New Zealand You know it is a big Test week when both head coaches address the media on Tuesday. Normally they lie low until Thursday's team announcements, with p...
14:36, 2019-10-22

Donald Trump impeachment probe: US House panel votes to ramp up investigation A US House of Representatives panel has voted to intensify its impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump....
01:16, 2019-09-13

Sen. Sinema and fellow corporate-welfare fans try to ramp up the Export-Import Bank Corporate welfare is on the march on Capitol Hill. A bipartisan posse of lawmakers has proposed a bill to expand the Export-Import Bank (a federal ag...
02:32, 2019-07-31

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information wit...
03:12, 2019-07-12

Hong Kong protests: Tens of thousands return to streets as protesters ramp up demands Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday as their month-old protest movement continued....
15:36, 2019-07-07

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international sci...
11:48, 2019-06-04

Daily on Energy: ‘An aggressive new thing’ — How Sanders would ramp up federal role in electricity generation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:32, 2019-08-27

Relief efforts ramp up amid fear of 'staggering' death toll in storm ravaged Bahamas Charities, government agencies and even cruise ships loaded with supplies and volunteers rushed emergency aid to the storm-ravaged Bahamas on Saturda...
12:28, 2019-09-07

As Anthony Davis trade rumors involving Celtics ramp up, Jayson Tatum is prepared for possibility of being dealt Jayosn Tatum understands 'the NBA is a business' and realizes getting dealt 'is totally out of my control'...
03:32, 2019-06-14

Facebook wants you to know it makes Instagram and WhatsApp, so it's changing the Facebook logo to make that clear (FB) Paul Sakuma/ AP As of Monday, Facebook has a new logo. Notably, the new logo won't replace the currently existing logo for the social media service n...
18:48, 2019-11-04

The head of Facebook's controversial new cryptocurrency project explains why you don't need to trust Facebook for it to work (FB) REUTERS/Erin Scott David Marcus, the Facebook executive heading the firm's cryptocurrency efforts, says that the system is designed in such a way tha...
07:16, 2019-10-18

Facebook rebrands as FACEBOOK: can capital letters save a toxic brand? The company’s new logo is designed to bring a ‘sense of optimism’ to the brand that brought us the Cambridge Analytica scandalForget Facebook: meet F...
03:16, 2019-11-05

Facebook's new payment service will let you send money without fees across Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger (FB) Facebook Facebook Pay is a new payment service that will let users send and receive money across the Facebook family of apps— Facebook, Messeng...
21:32, 2019-11-12

Facebook to partner with major media companies for ‘Facebook News’ News Corp CEO Robert Thomson and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg will share a stage in New York City on Friday to discuss plans to feature news stor...
18:24, 2019-10-25

Facebook Calls Truce With Publishers as It Unveils Facebook News The social network introduced a new section of its mobile app dedicated to news content, offering stories from a mix of publications....
12:40, 2019-10-25

Instant Games will migrate from Messenger to Facebook and Facebook Gaming tab Facebook has decided to migrate its Instant Games play sessions from Facebook Messenger to Facebook itself and the Facebook Gaming tab.Read More...
21:04, 2019-07-25

Mark Zuckerberg claimed Facebook was founded with political expression in mind. A former Facebook exec called that 'pretty obviously incorrect.' Georgetown/Facebook During a recent speech at Georgetown University, Mark Zuckerberg depicted Facebook's origin as rooted in enabling open political ...
17:20, 2019-10-29

Facebook refuses to fact-check political ads, and it's infuriating employees and lawmakers. Here's why the issue has become Facebook's latest major controversy. (FB) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The last few weeks have been especially tumultuous for Facebook. The latest issue concerns political advertising on Fac...
15:36, 2019-11-07

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
02:24, 2019-06-28

Facebook Pay unites payment service across Facebook’s apps Facebook Pay is a unified payment service through which users across its platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram can make payments without exiting...
08:44, 2019-11-13

Facebook Cryptocurrency Plans Have a Problem: Facebook’s Reputation Lawmakers raised broad concerns about the company’s Libra effort at a Senate hearing on Tuesday....
11:56, 2019-07-22

How to delete your Facebook account on an iPhone using the Facebook mobile app Shutterstock If you wish to delete your Facebook account on an iPhone, you can do so easily via the Facebook mobile app, though the company makes it ...
23:04, 2019-10-28

Ramp up nuclear power to beat climate change, says UN nuclear chief Without significantly increasing the use of nuclear power worldwide, it will be difficult to achieve the goal of reducing harmful emissions and fight...
21:40, 2019-10-07

Facebook exec acknowledges some people won't be 'comfortable' using a financial product built by Facebook but says Mark Zuckerberg isn't giving up — even if it takes decades (FB) Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters Despite losing seven key partners including PayPal, Visa and Mastercard last month, Facebook continues to pursue its finan...
19:32, 2019-11-05

The conservatives who cried censorship For months, mainstream conservatives and far-right personalities have complained about an unfair, illegal bias in Big Tech. President Trump has openl...
19:44, 2019-08-08

Conservatives look set to form gov’t after Australia vote SYDNEY (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison looks set to form a majority government as counting of votes from Australia’s election allays fears...
05:48, 2019-05-20

Conservatives pick up seats in New Brunswick Ten ridings are in play in New Brunswick, and Global News will have a breakdown of each of them as results come in....
03:32, 2019-10-22

Conservatives much better at dating than liberals, survey says It’s a Grand Old Party — especially if you’re single. Conservatives are much better at dating than liberals, according to a new survey by an over-50 ...
06:24, 2019-11-08

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates f...
23:36, 2019-06-02

AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives PRAGUE (AP) — The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week’s election and leading Czech conservative lawma...
09:20, 2019-05-15

Germany's conservatives divided on how to cope with far-right AfD Two politicians in Angela Merkel's CDU have drawn their bosses' anger for suggesting their voters share goals with the AfD. The conservative party re...
19:36, 2019-06-21

Conservatives can't win cultural wars without capitalist ones The current mini-fracas fracturing the Right has little to do with President Trump or even tone, as Sohrab Ahmari insists, but rather which trade-off...
00:56, 2019-05-31

Five shows that bring liberals and conservatives together Liberals and conservatives have wildly different TV-viewing habits -- but these 5 shows bring everyone together....
17:12, 2019-07-02

Google's history of clashing with conservatives A former Google engineer who claims he was fired for his conservative beliefs isn't the first person to claim the Silicon Valley giant's office cultu...
15:48, 2019-08-06

General election: Boris Johnson launches Conservative election campaign – as it happened Rolling coverage of the day’s developments in the 2019 general election campaignCorbyn sets out 10 goals for Labour governmentSturgeon says she wants...
01:24, 2019-11-07

Brexit latest: What time is the UK general election vote today? When will the election be if it is passed? It is looking ever more likely there will be a pre-Christmas general election, with Boris Johnson to once again ask MPs to vote on the issue....
13:04, 2019-10-29

When is the General Election 2019? Key UK election dates, debate schedules and results information Britain heads to the polls in just a few days' time for the first winter election in nearly a century...
12:40, 2019-12-02

UK election polls: Tory lead over Labour drops into single digits as election looms The Conservative Party's lead over Labour has dropped into single digits as Jeremy Corbyn continues to pick up voters from smaller parties, according...
23:52, 2019-12-05

General election: Boris Johnson launches Conservative election campaign – live updates Rolling coverage of the day’s developments in the 2019 general election campaignCorbyn sets out 10 goals for Labour governmentSturgeon says she wants...
21:16, 2019-11-06

General election news latest: Independent MP John Woodcock to step down at December election Labour turned independent MP John Woodcock has announced he will step down at the General Election in December because he is expecting a baby with hi...
16:52, 2019-11-04

General election: Nicola Sturgeon launches campaign for 'most important election in our lifetimes' – as it happened SNP leader speaks in Edinburgh as parties’ promises take shapeRevealed: private surgery for NHS patients soars under ToriesShifty shades of May: John...
19:44, 2019-11-08

UK election polls: Conservative lead over Labour inches forward as election week looms Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has inched forward, seeing its advantage over Labour widen as the parties brace for election week, the latest poll...
22:00, 2019-12-08

General election: Nicola Sturgeon launches campaign for 'most important election in our lifetimes' – live news SNP leader speaks in Edinburgh as parties’ promises take shapeJohnson accused of misunderstanding own Brexit deal after NI remarksWho are the favouri...
13:36, 2019-11-08

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss....
23:24, 2019-05-26

Canada election 2019: Justin Trudeau looks set to hold on to power after tight election race – live Polls point to Liberal Party victory in Canadian federal election after a campaign beset by scandals 4.26am BST 4.23am BST Greens leader Elizabeth Ma...
05:44, 2019-10-22

General election: Corbyn says Alun Cairns should stand down as Tory election candidate – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s developments in the 2019 general election campaignDon’t sign pledges on NHS or climate, Tory HQ tells candidatesRees-Mo...
18:44, 2019-11-06

Namibia election: Geingob wins 56.3% of vote in presidential election Incumbent Hage Geingob has won another term in the presidential election but lost a two-thirds majority for the first time. The opposition is crying ...
22:52, 2019-11-30

The Latest: Election board orders Istanbul election redone ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on disputed mayoral elections in Turkey (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Turkey’s state-run news agency says the country...
19:16, 2019-05-06

General election 2019: 'Election now a fight for survival of NHS' says Corbyn Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says 'this election is now a fight for survival of our National Health Service.'...
14:28, 2019-11-27

Conservatives Are Furious Over Trump's One Not-Horrible Idea One of the only ideas that’s even close to being good ever proposed by the Trump administration is the proposal to limit drug prices based on what ot...
23:00, 2019-07-29

UK Conservatives set to narrow field in leadership campaign LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is holding the first round of knockout voting in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. The...
11:28, 2019-06-13

The Londoner: Peer loses patience with Conservatives Chuka Umunna wins backing of Tory peer Baroness Wheatcroft | Prince Andrew's operatic end | Pizza Express has a busy weekend | Mary Beard returns to ...
13:00, 2019-11-18

Bill Kelly: Conservatives aren’t getting the message The fact that many longtime Conservatives have shunned this latest incarnation of the Conservative Party should raise red flags, Bill Kelly says....
16:28, 2019-11-07

UK Conservatives start race to replace Theresa May Eleven candidates are vying for the leadership of Britain's oldest political party, and the keys to 10 Downing Street. Brexit brought down Theresa Ma...
07:44, 2019-06-10

Pope calls attacks from US conservatives an ‘honor’ ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis said Wednesday it was an “honor” to be attacked by US church conservatives and their Catholic media allie...
21:48, 2019-09-04

What to watch for when Angela Merkel's conservatives meet From questions of party leadership to the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, much is at stake at the CDU conference. DW looks at the is...
17:20, 2019-11-21

German conservatives renew calls for a burqa ban Deputy leader of the Christian Democrats has joined other CDU members in calling for a burqa ban in Germany. The calls come after the Netherlands imp...
15:16, 2019-08-02

Conservatives brace for a battering in UK local elections LONDON (AP) — Voters in many parts of Britain are electing local councils, with the governing Conservatives bracing for a backlash over Brexit and ot...
17:28, 2019-05-02

Britain’s Conservatives set to reveal new prime minister Party officials will announce whether Johnson or rival Jeremy Hunt has won a ballot of about 160,000 Conservative members....
13:04, 2019-07-23

Conservatives pledge to boost Ofsted rather than scrap it Boris Johnson wants to strengthen the education watchdog but opposition parties want a new body....
03:08, 2019-11-29

UK election polls: Boris Johnson's Conservative Party to win election with up to 366 seats, major new poll suggests A major new poll has predicted Boris Johnson's Conservative Party will win up to 366 seats at the general election....
19:28, 2019-11-27

General election: Boris Johnson refuses to commit to doing interview with Andrew Neil before election – live news Parties out in force during final stretch ahead of 12 December vote, after two days of Nato dramaJohnson apologises comparing women wearing burqas to...
16:24, 2019-12-05

UK election polls: Boris Johnson's Conservative Party to win election with up to 366 seats, major poll suggests A major new poll has predicted Boris Johnson's Conservative Party will win up to 366 seats at the general election....
18:48, 2019-11-27

Israel election 2019 news: Israelis head to polls to vote in country's second general election in five months Israelis are heading to the polls to cast their vote in the country's second general election in five months....
10:40, 2019-09-17

UK general election news LIVE: Britain on course for December election after Labour said it would back government's bid for early poll The UK is on course for a December general election after Labour announced its conditions to back the move had been met....
13:04, 2019-10-29

UK general election news LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn kicks off election campaign as he and Boris Johnson trade blows Jeremy Corbyn is launching his election campaign with his first major speech in the run up to December 12....
12:48, 2019-10-31

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib ...
10:20, 2019-05-27

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Boris Johnson addresses nation after visit to Queen starts election run in Boris Johnson has addressed the nation after his visited the Queen at Buckingham Palace began the run in to the General Election....
14:20, 2019-11-06

Turkey’s state media say election officials ordered Istanbul’s mayoral election redone, voided opposition candidate win ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state media say election officials ordered Istanbul’s mayoral election redone, voided opposition candidate...
19:16, 2019-05-06

Canada election: Justin Trudeau's Liberals win election Justin Trudeau's Liberals have secured a second term, but will be forced to run a minority government. Trudeau is expected to form a coalition with a...
08:44, 2019-10-22

Conservatives Are Flipping Out Because the New York Times Said Slavery Was Important In the past few days, the New York Times has been rolling out the 1619 Project, a hugely ambitious effort to mark the 400th anniversary of the arriva...
15:24, 2019-08-19

ANALYSIS: Conservatives may or may not need a new leader, but they certainly need a revamped ground game Switching leaders won't necessarily fix a rusting Conservative election machine that looks like it needs an overhaul, David Akin argues....
00:04, 2019-10-31

Conservatives’ anti-harassment policy for candidates almost complete A party spokesman said the recommended code of conduct and harassment policy aimed specifically at candidates would be ready by the time the campaign...
01:12, 2019-09-07

Conservatives must articulate a response to Medicare for All, or socialism wins Most healthcare proposals — including Medicare for All, Medicare at 50, a public insurance option, expanding Obamacare, and allowing the federal gove...
18:24, 2019-07-01

Conservatives complain to UK regulator over Channel 4 climate debate Britain's Conservative Party made a formal complaint to regulators on Thursday after broadcaster Channel 4 said it would not accept any Conservative ...
21:04, 2019-11-28

Pence marshaling conservatives for 2020 Trump reelection In the 2016 election, the naysayers in the media, even on the Right, didn’t think that Donald Trump would pull in evangelical and conservative suppor...
16:40, 2019-08-05

Conservatives open up 19-point lead with 47% share of the vote Latest Opinium/Observer poll shows Tories capitalising on retreat of Brexit party as manifesto is unveiledThe Conservatives have taken a commanding 1...
00:08, 2019-11-24

Gay conservatives join fight to kill liberal Equality Act Gregory T. Angelo thought he had the perfect plan after he resigned as president of Log Cabin Republicans, the leading GOP LGBT group....
00:52, 2019-06-08

Protest in Madrid as conservatives suspend ban on most polluting cars Thousands protested in Madrid on Saturday against the suspension of curbs on polluting cars by the new conservative city hall, raising fears that env...
21:44, 2019-06-29

Polish conservatives win vote, but lose Senate majority Final results from the parliamentary election confirm the conservative Law and Justice party has won a narrow majority in the lower house. PiS also f...
06:20, 2019-10-15

UK's Johnson replaced by ice block in TV debate, Conservatives cry foul British broadcaster Channel 4 represented Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a block of melting ice in a prime-time election debate on the environment...
22:24, 2019-11-28

A paid parental leave plan conservatives can support Due to the current state of political affairs, one could be forgiven for forgetting that the legislative branch is, in fact, sometimes capable of leg...
20:36, 2019-12-06

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears ...
21:20, 2019-06-26

U.K. Conservatives feud with TV channel that replaced Johnson with ice sculpture The party complained to Britain's broadcast watchdog, Ofcom, over what it called "a provocative partisan stunt."...
16:52, 2019-11-29

Remembrance Day sermon dug up by Conservatives taken out of context: Liberal candidate In a tweet posted Sunday, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's communications director claimed Liberal candidate Rob Oliphant had said he was "conflic...
22:20, 2019-09-23

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece’s regions and captured the majority of Greece’s cities, ...
22:44, 2019-06-02

Twitter criticizes UK Conservatives for 'fact-check' rebrand Twitter has criticized UK PM Boris Johnson's Conservative Party for misleading the public by changing the name of one of its accounts to resemble a f...
10:52, 2019-11-20

Fracking: Have the Conservatives left open the back door? The Conservatives are accused of harbouring ambitions to revive fracking after the general election....
15:04, 2019-11-12

House conservatives offer seniors better healthcare options with nothing taken away An emerging axiom in politics is that the political party that is trying to take healthcare choices away from people loses, and the opposing party wi...
17:48, 2019-11-19

Google's CEO is making his case to conservatives in a bid to ward off regulation Twitter/Kaitlin Bennett Mistrust of Big Tech is one of the few issues that has strong bi-partisan agreement. With the backdrop of last month's news t...
18:48, 2019-10-03

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Th...
16:16, 2019-06-02

Conservatives pledge to stop release of raw sewage into waterways The Conservative party promised Wednesday to work with provinces and municipalities to stop raw sewage from being dumped in waterways, but didn't spe...
19:28, 2019-10-02

Conservatives say Liberals need to be ‘upfront’ about price of big campaign promises The Liberals and Conservatives are at odds over the Liberal Party's use of the Parliamentary Budget Officer for campaign platform estimates....
19:28, 2019-09-18

Japan conservatives want to reverse how people write names A century ago, Japan promoted the Western custom of using a first name followed by a family name. Now some conservative Japanese politicians want a r...
14:40, 2019-09-26

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Green made major gains, l...
17:36, 2019-06-01

Conservatives should change how they think about global warming. I did | Jerry Taylor The uncertainty of climate change is an argument for – not against – decarbonizing the economy as quickly as possibleFor 23 years, I worked at a libe...
08:20, 2019-06-10

French conservatives protest bill allowing IVF for lesbians PARIS — Several thousand conservative activists of all ages marched through Paris on Sunday to protest a French bill that would give lesbian couples ...
21:16, 2019-10-07

Conservatives promise to reduce tax rates for small businesses Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is pledging to repeal changes to the tax system that led to a near war between small business and the Liberal gover...
18:20, 2019-09-24

Can Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives steer around Doug Ford? 'Ford and Scheer are like gifts to Trudeau,' says political science professor Laura Stephenson....
12:08, 2019-06-25

Conservatives are trying to legitimise the use of violence to make Brexit happen AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth Boris Johnson has threatened "grave consequences" if he doesn't get his way on Brexit. Officials in his government have ...
15:00, 2019-10-02

UK election polls: Support for Boris Johnson's Conservative Party dips as election launch marred by gaffes and resignation Support for the Conservative party has dipped in the last few days as the formal launch of Boris Johnson's general election campaign was marred by ga...
10:32, 2019-11-07

General election news latest: Boris Johnson will pull early election bill if EU citizens and 16 year olds given vote Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened to pull his bill for a December 12 election if amendments to allow 16 year olds and EU citizens to vote p...
18:40, 2019-10-29

Facebook pledged $1 billion to help fix California's affordable housing crisis one day before Mark Zuckerberg was due to address a claim that Facebook ads were enabling housing discrimination ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images On October 22, Facebook pledged $1 billion to help fix California's affordable housing crisis. The ann...
01:40, 2019-10-24

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Ins...
15:20, 2019-05-12

Facebook changes product branding to FACEBOOK Instagram and WhatsApp are among products that will carry the new branding in the next few weeks....
12:08, 2019-11-05

UK Conservatives face ballot glitch in vote for new prime minister LONDON — Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next ...
12:56, 2019-07-06

Conservatives Are Melting Down Faster Than Our Planet Over Greta and the Climate Teens On Friday, students around the world and concerned citizens from all walks of life took to the streets to demand specific policies in hopes of averti...
22:48, 2019-09-23

Conservatives fire volley of TV attack ads at Trudeau saying he betrayed those who voted for him Liberals, for now, stick with series of radio ads featuring Trudeau promote the government's carbon tax-and-rebate ad....
18:04, 2019-05-01

The Dixie Chicks Announce a New Album Almost 20 Years After Conservatives Cancelled Them A new album called "Gaslighter" is coming from the Dixie Chicks almost two decades after conservative fans turned on the band....
20:40, 2019-09-22

Sarah Wollaston joins Lib Dems after defecting from Conservatives to Change UK Sarah Wollaston has joined the Liberal Democrats after defecting from the Conservative party to Change UK....
23:52, 2019-08-14

Conservatives warn of ‘setback’ if WNBA owner put in Ga. Senate seat President Trump is winning new support from conservatives and anti-abortion advocates in his pressure campaign on Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to appoint ...
17:28, 2019-11-27

Contrary to widespread belief, conservatives should support Cadillac Tax repeal The House of Representatives this week will vote on H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. It is expected to pass the Hou...
18:12, 2019-07-17

Conservatives set to release platform on Friday, after final campaign debate At a campaign appearance in Quebec on Wednesday, Andrew Scheer said: "I can assure you that Canadians will see our fully-costed platform with plenty ...
20:48, 2019-10-10

3 easy ways for conservatives to improve health savings accounts The White House this week is hosting a listening session with conservatives on “Building Great Healthcare in America.” Where should this begin?...
19:12, 2019-07-10

McCallum reportedly warned China that hurting Canada ‘will help the Conservatives’ “Anything that is more negative against Canada will help the Conservatives," the former ambassador to China was quoted as saying in an interview with...
16:28, 2019-07-10

Fact check: Singh’s comments on Conservatives’ tax cuts are inaccurate The NDP is making promises to Canadians who are having trouble getting by, including when it comes to the costs of medication and dental care, but it...
04:56, 2019-09-24

Conservatives hope to turn animal welfare sentiment into votes Campaigner says Conservatives might ban live exports and give more funding for fighting wildlife crimeWildlife campaigner Dominic Dyer received a cal...
07:48, 2019-11-21

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a nearly-clinched budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unle...
23:44, 2019-07-22

Conservatives running ‘one of the dirtiest, nastiest campaigns’, Trudeau alleges Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that Canadians are saddened to see some parties running polarizing and negative campaigns using tacti...
17:12, 2019-10-16

Angela Merkel's conservatives show unity at German CDU conference The chancellor’s embattled heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer gave a rousing speech that unified a party riddled with dissent. But questions pe...
18:56, 2019-11-22

Conservatives call on Liberals to provide ‘urgent’ economic update Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, the finance critic, says he wants to see the Liberal government provide a fiscal update before the holidays....
21:20, 2019-12-08

Conservatives drop B.C. candidate who said ‘homosexuals recruit’ kids after outcry Video has surfaced of Burnaby North-Seymour candidate Heather Leung saying LGBTQ2 people try to "recruit" kids and supporting conversion therapy....
04:52, 2019-10-05

Tony Blair says Conservatives and Labour are 'peddling fantasies' – video The former PM has accused Labour and the Tories of 'peddling two sets of fantasies'. Blair, speaking at a media event in London, said 'both, as major...
23:08, 2019-11-25

Germany's conservatives issue anti-nationalist, pro-Europe rallying cry Germany's CDU and CSU have kicked off their European election campaign with a demonstrative display of unity, pledging to fight for European values, ...
12:52, 2019-05-01

COMMENTARY: Andrew Scheer’s Quebec conundrum and what it means for the Conservatives Andrew Scheer had a bad night in the French-language debate on Wednesday, and Tasha Kheiriddin says it showed how the Quebec-vs-rest-of-Canada dynami...
15:12, 2019-10-04

B.C. candidate still campaigning after ouster from Conservatives over anti-LGBTQ2 comments At an all-party debate held shortly after Heather Leung was dropped, the chair meant for her sat empty on the stage as the other candidates spoke to ...
03:28, 2019-10-06

Scheer’s Conservatives rake in more than double the donations of Trudeau Liberals in Q1 The long Canadian winter of 2019 was good for at least one thing: filling the war chests of the country's political parties....
12:52, 2019-05-01

Conservatives want CSIS probe of John McCallum’s China comments McCallum recently told the South China Morning Post that he had warned China that more harmful actions against Canada would help the Conservative par...
20:20, 2019-07-12

COMMENTARY: Will Canadian social conservatives sink Andrew Scheer? Replacing Andrew Scheer with a more forcefully pro-life leader would be the 'death knell' of the Conservative party, Tasha Kheiriddin says....
13:36, 2019-11-29

Conservatives’ Andrew Scheer promises tax cut for lowest income bracket Scheer made the pledge in Surrey, B.C. -- part of the volatile voting area that is B.C.'s Lower Mainland....
20:44, 2019-09-15

Liberals zero in on seat held by Pierre Poilievre, the Conservatives’ top agitator The battle for a semi-rural riding south of Ottawa has all the makings of something personal for the Liberals....
13:25, 2019-09-23

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the c...
20:28, 2019-06-19

Conservatives confirm Scheer holds dual Canada-U.S. citizenship The issue of dual citizenship has proven a thorny one in the past for politicians vying for senior leadership roles....
23:44, 2019-10-03

Federal election 2019: Here’s what you need to know to vote in B.C. on Election Day As voters head to the polls, here's what the issues are in B.C. and where you can find results as they come in....
16:16, 2019-10-18

Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings The Liberals and Conservatives are matched fairly evenly when it comes to how ready their local campaigns are to pay for the coming federal election....
13:52, 2019-08-13

Trudeau criticizes Conservatives for not releasing platform as leaders prepare for debate Monday night's televised debate is arguably the most important event of the campaign so far....
23:08, 2019-10-06

Conservatives push to reinstate Steve King on committees despite racist remarks A small group of House Republicans is leading a long-shot bid to get embattled Rep. Steve King back on his committee assignments after the Iowa Repub...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Netflix show calls 'thoughtful, compassionate' conservatives 'unicorns' in politics ABC's "Designated Survivor" reportedly attacked conservatives, suggesting in one of its episodes that it was extremely rare to see a "thoughtful, com...
19:48, 2019-06-11

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political...
16:00, 2019-06-10

French conservatives are protesting a bill that would fund IVF for most lesbian and single women (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh) Conservative activists marched in Paris Sunday to protest a bill that would allow and fund in vitro fertilization for l...
22:28, 2019-10-06

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist pres...
18:28, 2019-07-18

Liberals regain ground on Conservatives as SNC-Lavalin cloud lifts: poll The polling firm Leger found 36-per-cent support among decided voters for the Conservatives and 33 per cent for the Liberals....
12:56, 2019-07-26

Britain's pro-EU Liberal Democrats win parliamentary seat from Boris Johnson's Conservatives ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats won the parliamentary seat of Brecon and Radnorshire from the govern...
11:04, 2019-08-02

Conservatives take southwestern Ontario’s rural ridings while the Liberals and NDP split Windsor Global News has declared many southwestern Ontario ridings either remained or returned to blue in the wake of Canada's 43rd election....
08:04, 2019-10-22

Scheer’s Conservatives fail to form majority but hang onto symbolic victories Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has spent his political life defying expectations but on Monday night failed to achieve what could have been a care...
16:32, 2019-10-22

Trump attacks ‘Squad,’ Mueller, fires up young conservatives in speech President Trump fired up a gathering of young conservatives on Tuesday — lashing out at “the Squad” and Robert Mueller, and repeating charges that il...
01:32, 2019-07-24

Where Gloria Steinem and conservatives can agree: Commercial surrogacy is harmful to women Finally, feminists and conservatives can agree on something: Commercial surrogacy is harmful to women....
21:16, 2019-06-14

Conservatives warn of ‘setback’ if WNBA owner put in Georgia Senate seat President Trump is winning new support from conservatives and pro-life advocates in his pressure campaign on Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to appoint Rep. ...
17:52, 2019-11-27

UK opinion polls: Support for Conservatives reaches highest level since 2017 Tory support has hit its highest level for the party since 2017, according to the rolling average of opinion polls....
15:08, 2019-11-18

Conservatives 1st party to register full slate of candidates ahead of Monday deadline Information from Elections Canada as of midday Sunday shows that the NDP has registered 332 candidates, while the Liberals and Greens have both regis...
22:08, 2019-09-29

The Lib Dems could pull off a historic victory over Boris Johnson's Conservatives in a key London battleground Nicola Tree. One of the general election's most anticipated contests is unfolding in a quiet suburb of north London. Liberal Democrat Luciana Berger ...
09:24, 2019-11-16

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conserv...
23:12, 2019-05-29

Chelsea Handler says she needed 'therapy' before interviewing conservatives for white privilege documentary Comedian Chelsea Handler indicated on Wednesday that she needed psychotherapy in order to calmly interview conservatives about white privilege....
02:56, 2019-09-19

Liberals, Conservatives offer duelling tax plans in battle over middle-class voters While the two plans cost roughly the same, the key difference is the level of income most affected....
22:28, 2019-09-24

‘A really tight race’: Conservatives, Liberals locked in dead heat, Ipsos poll says Darrell Bricker, CEO of Ipsos, said no party really has any momentum, which is unusual given the campaign is well underway....
11:17, 2019-09-17

Ruth Davidson quits as leader of Scottish Conservatives to spend more time with baby son Ruth Davidson has resigned as leader of the Scottish Tories, saying she is putting family first after recently giving birth to her baby son....
12:20, 2019-08-29

Boris Johnson says Conservatives on ‘FINAL warning’ as Brexit Party surges in polls CONSERVATIVE leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has said the Tories are on a “final warning” as voters switch their support to the Brexit Party....
06:16, 2019-05-27

ANALYSIS: Liberals, Conservatives go toe-to-toe to win critical ground-game advance poll battles In more than 30 ridings in 2015, advance polls were the difference between winning and losing. And in a close race like the 2019 campaign, that could...
13:00, 2019-10-15

Tory leadership contest: Conservatives agree rule change to whittle down candidates The Conservatives have agreed to change the rules for leadership elections to quickly eliminate candidates with little support, an MP has said....
19:28, 2019-06-04

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.&r...
16:36, 2019-08-03

Facebook is officially testing its news aggregation section Facebook News This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To check to see if you already hav...
15:36, 2019-10-28

Boris Johnson's Conservatives refuse to sack candidate who said people on Benefits Street need 'putting down' Getty Boris Johnson's Conservative Party refuse to sack candidate who said people on the reality TV show Benefits Street need "putting down." The Con...
09:52, 2019-11-04

European elections 2019: Poll shows Conservatives at record low and struggling to beat Greens Theresa May is leading the Tories to a historic election disaster, according to the final poll before voting opened in the European elections today....
14:16, 2019-05-23

Boris Johnson called a 'real traitor' in EU Parliament as Conservatives reject Brexit compromise Reuters / Vincent Kessler Boris Johnson is branded a "real traitor" by Guy Verhofstadt, the EU parliament's Brexit co-ordinator. 'The real traitor is...
11:08, 2019-10-10

Senate restores Export-Import Bank to full operation in win for business and Trump over conservatives The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday restored the Export-Import Bank to full working order after more than four years of it being being effectively...
17:52, 2019-05-08

Conservatives demand answers from Twitter after it reportedly cuts ties with Southern Poverty Law Center Conservative leaders who have been calling for tech giants to end partnerships with the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) are demanding that Twitter...
05:00, 2019-04-18

Scheer on the Ford factor, cutting spending and why the Conservatives aren’t pitching national pharmacare "Questions about which other politicians are campaigning with federal leaders have never come up at the doors," said Andrew Scheer....
17:56, 2019-10-13

Federal Conservatives focus on boosting party’s message to counter ‘Ford factor’ in Ontario When asked by a reporter during a campaign stop on Friday what Ontario residents are supposed to make of the fact he doesn’t seem to want Ford near t...
01:28, 2019-09-14

Liberals, Conservatives in close race as Green support drops 4 points: Ipsos poll The poll also broke down support for each party by demographics, finding the Conservatives and the Liberals are doing “equally well with women.”...
18:24, 2019-10-01

Liberals, Conservatives in close race as Green support drops four points: Ipsos poll The poll also broke down support for each party by demographics, finding the Conservatives and the Liberals are doing “equally well with women.”...
11:04, 2019-10-01

Boris Johnson's Conservatives believe Labour's 'red wall' is crumbling in the key North West battlegrounds he needs for victory Peter Powell - Pool/Getty Images The Conservatives believe they are in course for a historic victory thanks to growing support in the North West of E...
10:16, 2019-12-07

Independent Group MPs LIVE: Labour and Conservatives braced for more walkouts in historic political shakeup An exodus of MPs from both Labour and the Conservatives is expected to continue with both the main political parties braced for more resignations....
10:24, 2019-06-18

Rory Stewart quits Boris Johnson's Conservatives and says he is standing to be London mayor as an independent Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images Rory Stewart quits Boris Johnson's Conservative party and announces that he will stand to be mayor of Lon...
12:08, 2019-10-04

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Boris Johnson visits Queen as Tories kick off general election campaign Boris Johnson has left Downing Street to visit Buckingham Palace where he will inform the Queen of the General Election....
11:48, 2019-11-06

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Pa...
14:48, 2019-05-27

MRP election poll: Boris Johnson heading for big majority, new poll that accurately predicted 2017 election shows Boris Johnson and the Tories will win the General Election with 359 seats, according to a major new poll that accurately predicted a hung parliament ...
01:12, 2019-11-28

General election live: Corbyn should not resign immediately if Labour loses election, says McCluskey - live news Shadow chancellor speaks about Labour’s economic policy, ahead of Johnson and Corbyn’s first TV debate Sign up for Andrew Sparrow’s daily election br...
18:00, 2019-11-19

Here’s what election strategists are saying in the week before Election Day Strategists on the West Block had some advice for federal party leaders poised to set out on their last week on the campaign trail....
17:56, 2019-10-13

Republican engineer fired by Google slams tech giant over alleged 'bullying' of conservatives: report A Republican former engineer at Google claims that he was fired by the tech giant over his conservative beliefs, The Wall Street Journal reports....
16:32, 2019-08-01

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to d...
00:40, 2019-05-15

Boris Johnson's Conservatives risk going into opposition for a 'very long time,' warns a senior member of his government Getty The Conservatives risk going into opposition "for a very long time" if they lose the next general election, a senior member of Boris Johnson's ...
12:40, 2019-09-30

Conservatives gain four-point lead as Liberals slip in wake of blackface scandal: Ipsos poll Respondents were asked about their opinions on Trudeau's apology. The poll found that 20 per cent indicated his behaviour was inexcusable and that he...
11:05, 2019-09-24

Rebel Conservatives torpedo prospect of replacing Boris Johnson with Jeremy Corbyn to stop Brexit Andy Stenning/Pool via REUTERS Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's hopes of leading a national unity government to block a no-deal Brexit are dealt a blow...
10:56, 2019-09-30

ANALYSIS: Conservatives claim Liberals broke rules with summer spending tour handing out billions Liberal MPs made 4,545 spending commitments worth $12.8 billion — just in August. Conservatives say Liberals are campaigning on the taxpayer's dime....
15:20, 2019-09-03

European Parliament elections: Brexit Party to win more votes than Labour and Conservatives combined, new poll suggests The Brexit Party will earn more votes than Labour and the Conservatives combined in the European Parliament elections, according to a new poll....
22:56, 2019-05-11

Scottish Conservatives: Jackson Carlaw appointed interim leader following Ruth Davidson's resignation Jackson Carlaw has been appointed interim leader of the Scottish Conservatives pending a leadership election following Ruth Davidson's resignation....
01:20, 2019-08-30

Live Canada election results 2019: Real-time results in the federal election Global News will have live, real-time election results for all 338 ridings as polls begin to close across the country starting at 7 p.m. ET...
18:20, 2019-10-21

Mark Zuckerberg has been holding off-the-record dinners with influential conservatives including Tucker Carlson and Lindsey Graham Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting private dinners and off-the-record dinners with conservative leaders, pundit...
20:56, 2019-10-14

London Bridge victim's father said his death shouldn't be used to justify 'draconian sentences,' as Conservatives call for tougher punishment Screenshot Facebook/Jack Merritt The Conservative Party is being asked about its push to toughen up sentencing in light of the London Bridge terror a...
16:36, 2019-12-01

The Conservatives edited interview footage to falsely suggest Labour's Keir Starmer was left speechless by a Brexit question Good Morning Britain / The Conservative party The Conservative Party accused of spreading 'fake news' after posting misleadingly edited footage of an...
19:32, 2019-11-05

Twitter threatens 'corrective action' against Boris Johnson’s Conservatives party after it created a fake fact-checking service Associated Press Twitter says it will take 'corrective action' if the Conservatives repeat a campaign stunt which saw them change the name of one of ...
11:00, 2019-11-20

Boris Johnson's Conservatives are heading for a huge victory over Labour, according to the polling model which correctly forecast Theresa May would lose her majority Dan Kitwood/Pool via REUTERS Boris Johnson is on course for a big majority in the general election, according to the polling model that accurately pr...
12:28, 2019-11-28

U.K. election: Johnson, Corbyn go head-to-head for final election debate Johnson pushed for the December vote, which is taking place more than two years early, in hopes of winning a majority and breaking Britain’s politica...
15:00, 2019-12-06

UK election polls: Boris Johnson's Conservative Party 'to win election with up to 366 seats' UPDATE: Tories to win 68-seat majority, according to new poll that accurately predicted 2017 election...
10:08, 2019-11-28

Daily on Healthcare: White House tries to rally conservatives in ‘very weird’ healthcare meeting Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:04, 2019-07-15

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled...
00:56, 2019-09-13

CNN now the 'hate Trump' network, ex-contributors say: Network 'openly despises conservatives' Several conservative commentators who were previously employed by CNN are now speaking out against the network, claiming its current identity is "ant...
06:08, 2019-05-25

Conservatives know Boris Johnson is a fraud. But he's their fraud | John Crace Tory MPs manage to forget the new ‘deal’ has many of the features of the old one they said they hatedWestminster is often accused of operating in its...
21:28, 2019-10-03

Brexit latest news LIVE: Ruth Davidson quits as leader of Scottish Conservatives as Boris Johnson faces continued backlash over Parliament suspension Boris Johnson has been dealt a major blow after Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Scottish Conservatives amid continued outrage over his decision t...
12:36, 2019-08-29

Local elections 2019: Conservatives lose more than 1,300 seats amid 'Brexit revenge' from voters The Conservative party has lost more than 1,300 seats in the local elections, marking its worst performance in more than 20 years....
23:28, 2019-05-03

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says Conservatives must not 'become the Brexit Party' at first hustings of contest Sajid Javid has told Tory MPs that the Conservatives will not beat the Brexit Party "by becoming the Brexit Party"....
21:20, 2019-06-04

Conservative manifesto news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces intense scrutiny over policies during launch of Conservatives' Welsh manifesto Boris Johnson has pledged to "unleash a tide of investment" in Wales at the launch of the Conservatives' Welsh manifesto....
18:44, 2019-11-25

Mark Zuckerberg responds to report he's been hosting private dinners with prominent conservatives like Tucker Carlson and Lindsey Graham by telling people they should try listening to 'a wide range of viewpoints' (FB) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting dinners with influential conservative politicians and journalists since this summer, Politico reported....
00:20, 2019-10-15

European elections 2019: Conservatives' existence 'under threat' after worst ever result, Jeremy Hunt admits The future of the Conservative Party could be in doubt unless it manages to deliver Brexit, leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has warned....
04:56, 2019-05-27

Tories 'get Boris bounce': 10 per cent rise in support for Conservatives with Boris Johnson as leader, poll finds The Conservative party has seen a so-called 'Boris Bounce' after the selection of Mr Johnson as prime minister, a poll reveals today....
09:40, 2019-07-28

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to in...
00:40, 2019-06-12

Facebook is now F A C E B O O K Today, Facebook the company rebranded as FACEBOOK, or maybe even F A C E B O O K, at least in logo/typography form. Like so:...
21:24, 2019-11-04

What We 'Know' About Facebook On Friday, Gizmodo uncovered shocking new evidence that Facebook is using its platform to suppress stories about CEO Mark Zuckerberg... or maybe his ...
14:48, 2019-10-06

Is Facebook getting rid of ‘Likes’? Facebook, a massive and lucrative platform built on engagement, is now going to start hiding likes. But don't fret, it's only for users in Australia ...
02:12, 2019-09-28

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
17:20, 2019-06-12

Facebook's secret project could be used to spy on you Facebook is finally ready to reveal one of its most secretive projects: a new Bitcoin rival....
11:32, 2019-06-13

Facebook tries a new look as Zuckerberg proclaims a new era Facebook Inc. rolled out a substantial redesign of its website and mobile app, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeks to address criticism of the s...
14:12, 2019-05-01

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
11:36, 2019-06-18

Facebook hit with more antitrust probes Facebook has barely shaken off a record $5 billion fine by U.S. regulators over its privacy practices but it already faces new investigations....
23:28, 2019-09-06

How Fox News conquered Facebook The channel attracts an ageing, angry crowd on its page, resulting in a high number of reactions, comments and shares – and that’s good for TrumpDona...
09:24, 2019-07-06

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.Read M...
13:52, 2019-05-02

Facebook dating is now available in the US. Here’s how it works Enlarge (credit: Facebook) Facebook has long been the place where everyone from college students to divorcées scope out their romantic interests. N...
00:44, 2019-09-08

Facebook is making changes to its mobile app Besides unveiling a new quicker and lighter Messenger app with end-to-end encryption, and new features for Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook announced...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, ...
20:32, 2019-05-02

The PS4 No Longer Connects To Facebook Starting today, the PlayStation 4 will no longer support Facebook integration. This means you can’t share your screenshots and trophies with your Fac...
22:20, 2019-10-07

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search usefu...
23:40, 2019-05-20

Your Facebook App Looks Very Different Today. Here’s How to Use the New Design As Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference kicked off Tuesday, executives outlined a litany of changes coming to the company, new features on...
18:24, 2019-05-01

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the s...
17:20, 2019-06-12

FTC chief grapples with Facebook Twitter tweaks policy after Chinese disinformation campaign — Huawei decries Commerce Department move...
17:52, 2019-08-20

Facebook's evidence to MPs under scrutiny Facebook evidence appears to contradict what it told MPs about when it had known about Cambridge Analytica....
12:56, 2019-08-01

Facebook’s Revenue Jumps 29% The company’s financial performance is a regular bright spot for the social giant, which has been embroiled in scandals in recent years....
21:48, 2019-10-30

LIVE: Here come Facebook's Q3 earnings (FB) AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Facebook is announcing its Q3 2019 earnings after markets close on Tuesday. Here are the key numbers Wall Street is expecting ...
20:48, 2019-10-30

Twitter does something consequential that Facebook will never do In a shot aimed directly at Facebook and its baby-faced CEO Mark Zuckerberg, that the social-media site will stop running political ads beginning nex...
01:04, 2019-10-31

Facebook now used for Dark Web activity Over two billion people use Facebook to buy and sell goods, chat with each other, and post vacation pictures. Now, according to a new report by Talos...
22:04, 2019-04-17

Facebook isn't the problem. Its users are Peggy Noonan, like everyone else, has all the answers on how to “fix” Facebook and other tech giants....
20:48, 2019-06-07

Facebook says it's under FTC antitrust investigation Facebook disclosed Wednesday that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has opened an antitrust probe into the company....
23:40, 2019-07-24

Facebook Says It Is Under Antitrust Investigation by the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook says it is under antitrust investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. The company said Wednesday that it was inf...
23:40, 2019-07-24

Facebook uses AI to map Thailand's roads The company is making its newly created maps available for others to use and edit, via OpenStreetMap....
16:12, 2019-07-24

OK, So Without Facebook I'm a Rotten Friend Missing Eddie’s birthday is worth it if I don’t have to see his Basset hound all the time....
06:44, 2019-10-19

Facebook's impossible task Ilhan Omar has called Facebook “a willing agent of the GOP,” declaring that “our democracy is their target.”...
15:08, 2019-10-31

It’s not just you: Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger are down Happy Thanksgiving! Facebook, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger all appear to be sleeping in on this most festive of holidays, as reports of a full-o...
16:52, 2019-11-28

Soomla: Facebook provides the best value among mobile ad networks Mobile ad measurement firm Soomla said that the Facebook Audience Network provides the best value to mobile publishers.Read More...
16:52, 2019-08-06

Facebook to release experimental apps, but under a new name Companies often like to quietly release experimental products without fanfare or prior notice....
15:48, 2019-07-10

Huge inflatable breast outside Facebook HQ Medical tattoo artists takes on Facebook over nipple block and she is joined by cancer patients to protest...
11:08, 2019-11-16

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, r...
20:24, 2019-07-09

Facebook: Did social network mislead MPs? Facebook evidence appears to contradict what it told MPs about when it had known about Cambridge Analytica....
18:48, 2019-08-01

Facebook has repaired its iPhone-app camera bug Facebook has fixed a bug in its iPhone app that spooked some users by inadvertently turning on their cameras. The bug caused the camera’s view to sho...
23:56, 2019-11-13

Facebook still flooded with fake reviews, says Which? Users exposed to unsafe products bolstered by misleading reviews, says studyFacebook has been accused of failing to stop the sale of fake reviews thr...
08:56, 2019-08-06

As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click The social media giant is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over LibraFacebook is expected to repor...
08:32, 2019-07-21

Facebook and Instagram crash on Thanksgiving Thousands of users complained about issues, citing problems with sharing posts and sending messagesFor many attempting to share Thanksgiving posts on...
18:40, 2019-11-28

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of u...
02:36, 2019-05-03

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months ...
15:56, 2019-06-02

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and qui...
16:48, 2019-05-31

Facebook hit with $5B fine and new privacy regulations After months of speculation, Facebook and the FTC agreed to a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, as well as new oversight on how the company han...
15:24, 2019-07-24

How To Delete Your Data From Facebook Forever Facebook has agreed to pay a record $5 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into privacy violations, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ann...
22:12, 2019-07-24

The FBI is using Facebook ads to recruit Russian spies FBI/Facebook, Business Insider The FBI is running Facebook ads to recruit Russian spies, Donie O'Sullivan and David Shortell at CNN reported on Wedne...
21:44, 2019-10-02

Facebook Pay launches in the United States Facebook is jumping in the mobile payments bandwagon, as the company users in the United States can now use its Pay service. Facebook Pay promises to...
04:40, 2019-11-13

Facebook's Zuckerberg says he will 'go to the mat' to prevent breakup Facebook's CEO has said that while fighting a government-led breakup of the social media giant would "suck," he expects to win any legal battle. US l...
06:16, 2019-10-02

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will a...
02:44, 2019-06-12

Facebook not worried about $5 billion FTC fine Facebook’s eye-popping $5 billion FTC fine may have set a record, but it’s a drop in the bucket for owner Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, who has a net ...
04:28, 2019-07-25

Facebook 'rocked to its very foundations', says Clegg Sir Nick Clegg, in a BBC interview, says the firm was deeply affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal....
13:44, 2019-07-25

Facebook bets on messaging … but where will the money come from? Today, Facebook doesn’t generate significant revenue from its messaging apps, Messenger and WhatsApp, but that's about to change.Read More...
23:32, 2019-05-21

Facebook rocked to its very foundations, says Clegg Sir Nick Clegg, in a BBC interview, says the firm was deeply affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal....
18:08, 2019-07-25

Libra: What is Facebook's new cryptocurrency and can we trust it? Your questions answered on Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra. What will it be used for, can we trust it, and what's the point?...
16:48, 2019-06-18

How the Facebook-FTC Agreement Will Affect You and Your Data The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) have been taking Facebook to task regarding its recent privacy blunders, includi...
20:00, 2019-07-26

Facebook sorry for 'disturbing' disabled comment The social network apologised for saying people might find images of disabled people "disturbing"....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joi...
20:20, 2019-07-18

Knives being sold via Facebook without any age check Recent UK law bans online sellers sending knives to homes unless buyer verified as 18+Knives can be purchased on Facebook Marketplace without age ver...
17:56, 2019-08-09

F.T.C. Approves Facebook Fine of About $5 Billion If approved by the Justice Department, the settlement would be the biggest fine levied by the federal government against a technology company....
22:52, 2019-07-12

Sex lives of app users 'shared with Facebook' Some period-tracking apps are sharing intimate details with Facebook, says Privacy International....
17:36, 2019-09-10

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.R...
19:44, 2019-06-07

Facebook Bans Ads From The Epoch Times The social network has struggled to implement a consistent political advertising policy as groups appear able to get around its transparency rules....
21:12, 2019-08-23

Why Everyone Is Angry at Facebook Over Its Political Ads Policy The social network is said to be discussing changes that include restricting how precisely campaigns can reach specific groups....
16:48, 2019-11-22

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial ...
20:20, 2019-04-30

Would you confess your secret crush to Facebook? What is this, high school? It's like passing notes that say, "Do you like me? Circle yes, no, maybe."...
23:08, 2019-04-30

Facebook ad ban 'over Downpatrick's geographic location' An election candidate says his political ads were blocked due to confusion over Downpatrick's location....
10:04, 2019-05-01

Facebook and Google antitrust investigations: all you need to know State attorneys general are opening the latest inquiries into the companies’ practices as government scrutiny growsAttorneys general in a number of U...
08:32, 2019-09-07

Grandsharenting: When Grandparents Get Carried Away on Facebook Many parents worried about the ramifications of sharing too much about their children on social media are having difficult conversations about it wit...
14:44, 2019-11-26

Facebook hints at hiding 'likes' Hidden code in the Android app reveals the potential for the feature, which has not been activated....
15:44, 2019-09-03

Nab yourself a nice Russian bot with Facebook Dating After destabilizing entire nations, radicalizing the elderly, and alienating no shortage of once-happy families, Facebook’s getting into the dating g...
21:00, 2019-09-05

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little ...
17:48, 2019-06-19

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format i...
01:16, 2019-08-21

Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa? Critics say the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised during elections on the continent....
15:12, 2019-05-24

Facebook ads: Who is spending money to get you to vote? Different groups on Facebook are spending money to encourage young people to register to vote....
14:20, 2019-11-21

Facebook is ripe for exploitation - again - in 2020 Facebook claims to have cleaned up its act. But the platform remains vulnerable to the same sorts of divisive propagandaWe won’t need Russia in 2020....
08:48, 2019-07-09

Believe it or not, Facebook is using AI to reduce abuse and bias At Facebook's annual F8 conference in San Francisco, the company gave an update on the way it's using AI to counter bias and abuse.Read More...
13:52, 2019-05-02

Russia's Facebook is now balanced, as all things should be Social media website VKontakte temporarily removes 400,000 users by mimicking Avengers: Infinity War....
16:04, 2019-04-25

Facebook to pay $5bn to settle privacy concerns Social network must also establish an independent privacy committee that Mark Zuckerberg cannot control....
16:12, 2019-07-24

Facebook Did the Sneaky Listening Thing, Too Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors around the world to transcribe some of its users Messenger messages, according to a new Bloomberg report. T...
04:24, 2019-08-14

Facebook VP: AI has a compute dependency problem At Transform 2019, Facebook VP Jérôme Pesenti said more software optimization will be required for artificial intelligence to keep growing.Read More...
01:20, 2019-07-12

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Por...
06:36, 2019-05-29

Regulators Around the World are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expects a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents...
03:12, 2019-04-26

All the Big Questions We Have About Facebook's New Digital Currency Facebook’s new cryptocurrency is big news — and there are still a lot of big questions to be answered....
01:56, 2019-06-19

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app Facebook Messenger is getting a number of long- and oft-requested features, the company unveiled in a (now-removed) blog post ahead of its annual F8 ...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Facebook says AI now identifies 96.8% of prohibited content Facebook revealed in its third Community Standards Enforcement Report that its AI systems proactively detect 96.8% of prohibited content.Read More...
20:04, 2019-05-23