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Regulators in France have fined tech giants Google and Facebook €210 million over their use of "cookies", which track users online. Various tech firms have come under scrutiny over their activity in Europe, where they have already faced significant fines.

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Car adverts will be required to include a message encouraging viewers to walk or cycle instead of driving under a new French law. Under regulations coming into effect from March, all types of car adverts will have to include messages like "Think about carpooling" and "Take public transit daily", CTV

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A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. Kazakhstan president says he gave order to ‘open fire with lethal force’ | The Guardian

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Benjamin Bestgen takes a philosophical look at corruption. In November 2021, Prime Minister Boris Johnson felt the need to tell the world’s media at the COP26 conference that the UK was not remotely a corrupt country. The PM took this step as both he personally and his Tory party are, not for

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Three Aberdeenshire men have been sentenced after admitting using dogs to hunt wild hares. Peter Anderson, Philip Starr and Phillip Wilson, all from Macduff, had previously pled guilty to wildlife offences at Forfar Sheriff Court.

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Scottish ministers have appointed 15 part-time sheriffs and 17 part-time summary sheriffs. The new part-time sheriffs are: Robert Carr, Duncan Hamilton QC, Kirsty Hood QC, Krista Johnston, Gareth Jones, Neil Kinnear, Mark Lindsay QC, Scott Manson, Christian Marney, Robert More, James Mulgrew, Iain N

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India's tax authority has seized £26 million in banknotes, 23 kilograms of gold and 250 kilograms of silver from the country's biggest-ever tax evader. Businessman Piyush Jain was arrested after officials raided his home, described by local media as a "warehouse of money" with cash "spilling o

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The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is seeking feedback on the draft journalism code of practice about processing personal data for the purposes of journalism.  This is a statutory code under section 124 of the Data Protection Act 2018. The consultation will close on Monday 10 January 2

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The so-called "gay cake" case could return to the domestic courts following a "disappointing" ruling from the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), lawyers have said. The ECtHR ruled that the case brought by Gareth Lee against the United Kingdom was inadmissible because Mr Lee did not explicitly r

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