Sensitive Facebook documents were seized by British Parliament after the creator of a bikini app ‘panicked’

Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Foundation For Sports Integrity A court filing has revealed more details about how British lawmakers got their hands on sensitive Facebook documents last week. Ted Kramer, the founder of a software company suing Facebook, handed over papers after he “panicked” following a parliamentary order from MP Damian Collins. The court filing […]

UK Parliament seizes internal Facebook documents

The UK Parliament is determined to get to the bottom of Facebook’s data privacy practices, whether or not Mark Zuckerberg is willing to testify. Digital Culture, Media and Sport committee (DCMS) chairman Damian Collins used an uncommon process to force the founder of software developer Six4Three to hand over internal Facebook documents while he was […]

‘Brain diarrhea, gang of scum’: Ukrainian chief prosecutor loses it during parliament dressing down

A Ukrainian parliament hearing on a high-profile murder became heated after the prosecutor general lashed out, calling an MP barely printable names and reportedly saying “suck my c**k” after a vote of confidence. The Rada, the Ukraine parliament, has witnessed many heated debates and quite a few fistfights. But the Tuesday session will probably be […]

Macedonian parliament narrowly greenlights name change for ‘brighter future’ with NATO & EU

Barely eking out the required majority and casting aside the failed popular referendum, Macedonia’s parliament has approved the country’s name change for the sake of a “brighter future” reserved for NATO members. The Macedonian population largely boycotted the referendum, despite the best efforts of its US-backed government, which tried to entice voters by phrasing the question […]

Canada’s parliament unanimously voted to strip Myanmar’s leader of her honorary citizenship

Dan Himbrechts – Pool/Getty Images Canada’s parliament on Thursday voted to strip Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship as part of the country’s crackdown of global human-rights violators.  Suu Kyi had been granted the symbolic citizenship in 2007 in recognition for the way she addressed the mistreatment of […]

Armed police at London’s Parliament after car smashes into barriers (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 14 Aug, 2018 06:56 Edited time: 14 Aug, 2018 07:20 A car has smashed into a security barrier outside the Houses of Parliament in London, images on social media show. Police have arrested a man and cordoned off the area. Metropolitan Police say that several pedestrians were injured when a vehicle hit barriers […]

Parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law, regulates vaping

The Liberal government has passed a sweeping overhaul of the country’s tobacco laws — legislation that will formally legalize (and heavily regulate) vaping and give Health Canada the powers it needs to mandate plain packaging for cigarettes. The bill, S-5, is one of the most ambitious overhauls of the Tobacco Act in a generation. It enacts […]