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Grooming gangs: ‘Cultural drivers’ to be probed in new inquiry, says Sajid Javid

By ethan / September 3, 2018

Sajid Javid is to launch an inquiry into “cultural drivers” behind grooming gangs. The home secretary referenced cases in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford, Newcastle and Telford in his speech on child exploitation in Britain. “We’ve witnessed horrendous abuse perpetrated by gangs who have been persistent and determined in places like Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford, Newcastle and Telford,” […]

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US only Security Council member to block UN inquiry into Gaza violence

By ethan / April 7, 2018

The US was the only UN Security Council member to reject a call by the 14 other countries to independently probe the Gaza clashes, in which dozens of Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli forces. Read more For the second week in a row, the US has vetoed a UN Security Council (UNSC) statement calling […]

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Zuckerberg refuses to appear before UK inquiry over Cambridge Analytica, slammed online

By ethan / March 27, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg has refused to appear before MPs over the Cambridge Analytica row. Despite his refusal, the Facebook billionaire has been urged to think again after damning evidence was given by whistleblower Christopher Wylie. The Facebook founder will instead send one of his senior executives – the company’s chief product officer, Chris Cox, who will […]

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British lawmakers launch inquiry into cryptocurrencies

By ethan / February 22, 2018

UK’s Treasury Committee says it wants to study digital currencies and the blockchain technology behind them to understand the risks and benefits of cryptos and their rising popularity. Read more “People are becoming increasingly aware of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but they may not be aware that they are currently unregulated in the UK, and […]

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