World Oct 16

Anti-Brexit protesters hold British and European Union flags outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 11, 2019. Photo by REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Brexit talks soldier on, summit looms

The European Union and Britain saw their chances of reaching a full Brexit divorce deal by Thursday's EU summit diminish by the hour Wednesday as legal issues centering on the Irish border frustrated negotiators.

World Apr 08

Men are silhouetted against a video screen with an Facebook logo as he poses with an Nokia Lumia 820 and Samsung Galaxy S4 in this photo illustration. Facebook is facing charges that its targeted advertising platform violates the Fair Housing Act. Photo by Dado Ruvic/Reuters
UK plan steps up global crackdown on social media

As concerns mount globally over how to monitor internet material without stifling free speech, the British proposal reflects a push by some countries -- particularly in Europe but also Australia and New Zealand -- to give regulators more power.

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