• ‘Hail Rupe!’: how the Murdoch press reported on his reduced role

    While one Times headline read like an obituary, the Sun focused on a new job rather than an endingYou don’t get to the top of one of Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspapers without knowing on which side your bread is buttered. And senior editors at News UK certainly weren’t taking any risks when the ruthless media mogul announced he was stepping down as chair of Fox and News Corp.The Times ran a laudatory spread in Friday’s paper and articles online, calling Murdoch a “trailblazer hailed for reshaping...

  • Iranian activists across Europe are targets of threats and harassment

    Fifteen activists including in France, Germany and Spain believe Iranian regime behind campaign of repressionIran and its agents appear to be orchestrating a Europe-wide campaign of harassment, surveillance, kidnap plots and death threats targeting political activists who are protesting against the regime.The Guardian has spoken to 15 Iranian campaigners who have been targeted in similar acts of repression across the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and Sweden. Continue reading

  • European Union report finds X has a major disinformation problem

    X, the company previously known as Twitter, could soon find itself in hot water with European Union officials due to the amount of misinformation on its platform. The platform has an outsize role in the spread of misinformation, according to a new EU report.The EU shared its findings in its first report on platforms’ handling of mis and disinformation as part of the Digital Services Act. The sweeping law, which recently went into effect, requires major platforms to disclose details about their...

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    Unhealthy air reported across Central Coast as smoke moves in

    According to the Monterey Bay Air Resources District (MBARD), areas ranged from the "unhealthy for sensitive groups" to "unhealthy" as of Wednesday morning.

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    WSJ reporter to remain in Russian jail after latest appeal is denied

    ViewA Moscow court denied Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich’s latest attempt to appeal his pre-trial detention on espionage charges, according to Russian state media.The journalist has been sitting in jail awaiting a trial date since March, when he was arrested during a reporting trip. He was deemed wrongfully detained by the White House.Gershkovich’s pre-trial detention has been extended twice since his arrest. His appeal against his first pre-trial detention was also rejected.The...

  • iPhone 15 reported issues are piling up: 5 common problems we're hearing

    The new iPhone 15 line from Apple is impressive, but there are a few reported problems with the device that users are facing.

  • Ten Hag says Man Utd remains 'united' after reported rift

    Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has claimed that the entire organization remains "united." The remarks come as there are suggestions of a rift between the coach and his players. The Red Devils are currently in a rough spot at the moment, having lost three consecutive matches. “So this is my second year, and I Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has claimed that the entire organization remains “united.” The remarks come as there are suggestions of a rift between the coach and his...

  • Britney Spears Reportedly Won’t Be Allowed to Talk About Her Memoir to the Press

    We’re a little over a month away from the release of Britney Spears’ hotly-anticipated memoir, The Woman in Me, meaning we’re that much closer to learning just how evil the people’s princess family is and what really went down with Colin Farrell at the Chateau Marmont in the early 2000s.

  • Carbon accounting startup Plan A secures $27M to expand across Europe

    Berlin’s corporate carbon accounting platform Plan A has just received a fresh boost of capita in the form of $27mn from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Visa, and others. The ESG reporting SaaS startup will use the money to double its headcount to 240+ employees and expand market presence across Europe, particularly in Scandinavia, France, and the UK. Greentech software provider Plan A was founded in 2017 by Lubomila Jordanova and Nathan Bonnisseau. Its platform offers companies — waking up to...

  • Tyrrell Hatton tells reporter to 'F off' in Ryder Cup press conference

    England's Tyrrell Hatton was involved in an hilarious exchange with a reporter as he discussed potential playing partner Jon Rahm ahead of the Ryder Cup.

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    Report: Poor road conditions across Virginia mean higher costs for drivers

    How do Richmond’s roads fair in comparison to the rest of Virginia? And, how are the road conditions affecting driving costs throughout the commonwealth?

  • Report 2023: Romania ranks 3rd in online sales in Central and Eastern Europe

    With a consolidated 3.17% of GDP generated by online sales of goods and services (e-GDP), Romania ranks 3rd in Central and Eastern Europe and 12th on the European continent, according to the latest European E-commerce Report 2023 published by Ecommerce Europe and EuroCommerce. Romania ranks 3rd in Central and Eastern Europe and in terms of […]