Elections

Rightwing 'super-spreader': study finds handful of accounts spread bulk of election misinformation

1 minute ago   |   The Guardian

Tackling the most powerful social media accounts - such as Donald Trump's - could be key to halting false narratives, researchers say A handful of rightwing “super-spreaders”...
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Council tax frozen in Renfrewshire as £450million budget is passed

Council tax frozen in Renfrewshire as £450million budget is passed

19 minutes ago   |   Daily Record

Elected members opted to access a Scottish Government grant of just over £3m - the equivalent of a 3.7 per cent hike
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Newslinks for Friday 5th March 2021

Newslinks for Friday 5th March 2021

59 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

‘Tax-raiding' budget gives Conservatives 13-point poll lead over Labour “The Conservatives have enjoyed a significant bounce in the polls since Wednesday's budget despite...
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Marchisio rules out run for Turin Mayor

Marchisio rules out run for Turin Mayor

1 hour ago   |   Football Italia

Former Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has denied he will stand for elections as Mayor of Turin.
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China allows communist rulers to vet 'patriotic' election candidates a day after dozens are jailed

China allows communist rulers to vet 'patriotic' election candidates a day after dozens are jailed

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

Chinese authorities tabled the new legislation at the opening session of its annual rubber-stamp parliament on Friday. They also promised to increase military spending by 6.8...
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Don't rely on a Covid inquiry to bring down the Tories | Andy Beckett

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Will the deadliest government failures in peacetime have political consequences? The evidence of previous inquiries is not reassuring For a long time, a lot of people have been...
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Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators

3 hours ago   |   The Independent

A senior Chinese official says the largely pro-Beijing committee that currently elects the Hong Kong's leader will also elect some members of the city's legislature, as part of...
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Fox News will bounce back from ratings dip by being 'loyal opposition' to President Biden, CEO says

Fox News will bounce back from ratings dip by being 'loyal opposition' to President Biden, CEO says

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Lachlan Murdoch, the CEO of Fox Corp., said Fox News would serve as "loyal opposition" to President Joe Biden, which he said will boost the network's...
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China unveils Hong Kong electoral reform as Beijing tightens grip

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Only ‘patriots' will be allowed to stand for election and democratic representation will be reduced under plans laid out in Beijing China's top lawmaking body has unveiled...
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Fear of missing out boosting global acceptance of Covid jab, survey suggests

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

International study finds change in attitudes possibly driven by anticipated regret of not having vaccine Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Across...
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New Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2021 review

New Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2021 review

Verdict The Golf GTI Clubsport doesn't look cheap, but it delivers precisely the sort of fun worthy of the badge. The extra power and mid-range punch, and subtle but... Read more ...

Coronavirus: UK will have to 'live with a substantial degree of death' in...

Coronavirus: UK will have to 'live with a substantial degree of death' in post-lockdown era

Professor Andrew Hayward, an infectious disease expert at University College London and member of SAGE, told Times Radio: 'We've been through the worst of this'. Read more ...

Asthma covid vaccine: Will I get the vaccine if I have asthma? Some GPs turn...

Asthma covid vaccine: Will I get the vaccine if I have asthma? Some GPs turn away patients

GPs have been facing confusion from asthma sufferers about when they will be eligible to get their coronavirus vaccine. When can I get the vaccine if I have asthma? Read more ...

Michael Owen makes 'wild' claim on Liverpool stars Mo Salah and Sadio Mane...

Michael Owen makes 'wild' claim on Liverpool stars Mo Salah and Sadio Mane sabotaging each other

The bizarre accusation from Owen centres around Mane not going to ground after Andreas Christensen's tackle in the knowledge that Salah is Liverpool's first-choice spot-kick taker. Read more ...

Andy Robertson concedes “too many heads are going down” after latest defeat

Andy Robertson concedes “too many heads are going down” after latest defeat

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F1 2021: pre-season tests, car launch dates, full schedule and calendar

F1 2021: pre-season tests, car launch dates, full schedule and calendar

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Who is new Homes Under the Hammer presenter Jacqui Joseph?

Who is new Homes Under the Hammer presenter Jacqui Joseph?

Jacqui Joseph has joined Homes Under The Hammer Homes Under The Hammer has been a staple of the small screen for years, giving us all a perfect mix of house tours and... Read more ...

Avengers game thinks adding more grind will attract new players

Avengers game thinks adding more grind will attract new players

Getting to level 50 is about to take much longer To coincide with the release of the PS5 and Xbox Series X versions, Avengers will be slowing down XP gains. Square Enix and... Read more ...

‘Why I set up a food sharing app to help reduce waste'

‘Why I set up a food sharing app to help reduce waste'

The OLIO app lets you find fresh food going to waste Can six sweet potatoes, a white cabbage and some yoghurt change the world? When Tessa Clarke was packing up her home in... Read more ...

Council parks skip over mum's grave and ‘tosses ornaments like an old rag'

Council parks skip over mum's grave and ‘tosses ornaments like an old rag'

Shannon O'Brien was ‘absolutely outraged' by the council's blunder A woman was left distraught after discovering council workers had placed a large skip full of dirt over her... Read more ...