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Football players’ meeting with Erdogan causes uproar in Germany

Germany is a nation crazy for football. As the country gears up for this year’s world cup in Russia, the national team’s coach, Joachim...

Director General of MI5 warns of “unprecedented” danger of Islamist terrorism

MI5 Director General, Andrew Parker, has told a symposium of his European counterparts in Berlin that Islamist terrorism represents an “unprecedented” danger to the EU, along with the threat of Russian aggression.

Mayor of London launches #endthehate campaign to combat hate speech

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched a hashtag campaign to encourage action against hate speech. He launched the #endthehate campaign through a video on his personal and mayoral Twitter feed in conjunction with his keynote address to SXSW 2018, and also called on social media companies to do more to combat it.

Study finds Trump supporters and extreme far-right conservatives share the most...

A study from the Oxford Internet Institute shows that Trump supporters and extreme far-right conservatives share more ‘junk’ news on Twitter and Facebook than all other groups combined.