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End-to-end encryption protects children, says UK information watchdog
Information commissioner defends role of privacy protections in face of government-backed campaign
China says Britain’s political interference claims are groundless
The foreign ministry says it had no need to carry out such activities after MPs were warned about the activities of lawyer Christine Lee.
This ‘Chinese spy scandal’ is classic Yellow Peril fearmongering
A British lobbyist of Chinese origin has been giving large sums of money to UK politicians? It has to be a plot emanating from those dastardly communists in Beijing, doesn’t it…?
China denies interfering in UK politics after MI5 alert
China has denied interfering in UK politics after MI5 warned an agent of the country had infiltrated Parliament.
MI5 warns Chinese government 'agent' has been 'active' in UK parliament, MPs told
Christine Lee has made large donations to Labour MP Barry Gardiner's office, but he said MI5 has reassured him they were all above board. Her son resigned from his office today.
EU plane to be deployed over Channel after migrant deaths
A plane operated by EU border agency Frontex will be deployed over the Channel to better identify smuggling networks, said the French interior minister at a meeting with European migration officials.
France refuses to be held ‘hostage’ to British politics
France will not be held hostage to Britain’s domestic politics over the Channel migrant crisis, the country’s interior minister has said, signaling, however, readiness to negotiate with London.
Priti Patel, Britain's hardline home secretary, exposes the fault lines of a divided country
Priti Patel, Britain's hardline home secretary, is under renewed scrutiny following the deaths of dozens of people in the English Channel -- one of the worst tragedies affecting migrants bound for Britain in recent memory.
Priti Patel's fast-track visa scheme for scientists attracted zero applicants in first six months
The Home Office says that there have been thousands of applications for other immigration schemes, but none from people who have won prestigious awards.
MPs' addresses & phone numbers stolen in cyberattack – reports
Labour politicians’ home addresses and personal phone numbers were reportedly stolen during a “cyber incident” affecting the party’s IT provider – sparking personal security fears in the aftermath of Tory MP David Amess’ murder.
Facebook Will Fuel Further Unrest, Whistleblower Says
Frances Haugen, a former product manager on Facebook's civic misinformation team who has turned whistleblower, appeared before a parliamentary select committee in Britain that is examining plans to regulate social media companies.
Academic calls on universities minister to defend her freedom of speech
Cambridge professor says invite to address civil servants was cancelled because of tweet criticising Priti Patel
Furious motorists forcibly remove Insulate Britain eco warriors after protests block roads once more (VIDEOS)
Having grown increasingly angry at the string of demonstrations held by Insulate Britain on the M25 London orbital, some motorists were seen dragging eco warriors off roads as they staged their thirteenth protest to date.
UK Reshuffles Cabinet For Post-Pandemic Recovery
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who deputised as premier last April when Johnson was in intensive care with COVID-19, has faced sustained criticism for his handling of the Afghanistan crisis.
Amid Increased Taliban Violence, UK Aims To Relocate 2,500 Afghan Translators
In response to pressure after US military withdrawal from Afghanistan, UK accelerated its relocation scheme for Afghan local staff in May.
"Barbaric Practice": UK Could Make Street Harassment Of Women A Crime
The government is pledging to improve legislation after the kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard, a young woman walking home in London, sparked widespread anger at women's lack of safety in public spaces.
"Racism Is A Problem In UK And...": Boris Johnson Vows To Tackle Online Racist Abuse
Johnson and his interior minister, Priti Patel, have come under fire for some of their earlier comments since three black soccer players were subjected to online racist abuse after England's defeat in the final of Euro 2020 on Sunday.
The UK plans to send people smugglers to prison for life, but they aren't scared of being caught, so the boats will keep on coming
Record numbers of migrants are risking their lives crossing the Channel in dinghies, while a new UK bill sets out life sentences for traffickers – but these criminals don't fear the law when they're making millions from misery.
UK receives 34,000 visa requests from Hong Kong in two months
Residency route was launched in response to national security law imposed by Chinese government
Patel unveils digital visa to help ‘count people entering and leaving UK’
US-style electronic travel authorisation will automatically determine the eligibility of visitors in advance
UK ministers urged to make tech giants responsible for scams
Coalition of organisations including City of London police and Which? demand social media sites vet adverts
Former Police Chiefs Warn UK is Drifting Towards 'Paramilitary' Style Policing With New Crime Bill
The Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts Bill being pushed through parliament includes serious criminals being released half-way through their jail terms, as well as allowing up to ten-year sentences for "nuisance" protestors.
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey in bid to force Google to stop bank scams
The governor of the Bank of England, Andrew Bailey, is demanding that internet giants be forced to take down fraudulent websites.
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