EU antitrust watchdog considering Apple probe: Vestager

BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union’s competition watchdog is considering opening a probe of Apple over allegations that it uses its app store to gain an advantage on its own services over rivals’, the authority’s chief said on Thursday. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, told German newspaper Tagesspiegel her watchdog would examine if there were parallels with Google, which in 2017 […]

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Labour MP suspended over anti-Semitism slur hits back with a defiant message to supporters

Chris Williamson told his fellow hard-left supporters to “keep your eyes on the prize and hold on” following his suspension for saying Labour has been “too apologetic” over anti-Semitism. And in a defiant response to the unprecedented backlash against him Mr Williamson brazenly declared: “There is no evidence against me in reality.” The Derby North MP predicted he would be […]

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Facebook's data gathering hit by German anti-trust clampdown

BONN, Germany (Reuters) – Germany’s antitrust watchdog ordered a crackdown on Facebook’s data collection practices after ruling the world’s largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their knowledge or consent. Facebook said it would appeal the landmark ruling on Thursday by the Federal Cartel Office, the culmination of a three-year probe, saying the watchdog […]

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Labour ‘did nothing’ after anti-Semitic death threat, says Jewish MP

Labour ‘did nothing’ after anti-Semitic death threat, says Jewish MP who was branded ‘pro-Zionist Trojan horse’ by Jeremy Corbyn’s hard-left supporters Dame Margaret Hodge criticised Labour for ‘ignoring abuse directed at her’  The Labour MP said anti-Jewish trolls were causing offence ‘with impunity’    MPs accuse Labour leadership of failing to tackle anti-Semitism amid reports that former members suspended for offending Jews […]

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Birds overdose on anti-anxiety pills at a California park

Photos show alarmingly chilled-out birds after they OVERDOSED on anti-anxiety pills dumped at a California park – but don’t worry, they’re fine now A concerned passerby noticed the birds behaving strangely on Wednesday at Carr Park in Huntington Beach, California They were walking slowly and appeared to be struggling to keep their necks up   The man called Animal Control after spotting […]

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Kick It Out storm as anti-racism group faces allegations of bullying

Bullying storm at Kick It Out as anti-racism group has seen ‘two-thirds of staff leave since 2016’ Anti-racism group Kick It Out has had almost two-thirds of staff leave since 2016  Sportsmail spoke to former employees who describe an intimidating culture  One senior ex-employee has revealed that 10 of their 17 staff have quit  There were concerns over management style […]

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Anti-terror police fear ISIS attacks on Britain’s Christmas markets

Anti-terror police fear ISIS-inspired ‘lone wolf’ strike on Britain’s Christmas markets in wake of Newcastle ‘bomb factory’ raid and Strasbourg attack Christmas markets deemed high risk due to ‘big crowds’ and ‘Christian element’ There are 600 live MI5 investigations ongoing and 3,000 extremists monitored But in light of Strasbourg attack, police fear unpredictable lone wolf attacks Britain’s Christmas markets may […]

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Racist who gave Nazi salutes during anti-Semitism rally is jailed

Racist who gave Nazi salutes and shouted ‘child killers’ during anti-Semitism rally is jailed for six months Catering assistant Joseph Brogan, 27, made remarks during rally in Manchester Brogan shouted ‘child killers’ and ‘you people should live in Israel’ at hundreds An abused marshall revealed members of his family had died in the Holocaust Brogan, from Openshaw in Manchester, was […]

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India's competition commission rejects price-fixing allegations against Uber and Ola

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Ride-sharing firms Uber and Ola did not break price-fixing rules, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said in a ruling issued late on Tuesday in response to a complaint about their technological pricing strategy. A case brought by a private individual against the holding companies of the two firms claimed that their algorithmic pricing model “takes […]

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