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WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news after India murders

WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news after India murders

This follows tests WhatsApp was running back in January when the platform trialed displaying notifications for when a message had been forwarded many times. The ads will run in both English and Hindi and appear in national and regional newspapers around the country. "We will build on these efforts", outlines the news advertisement.


UK PM May seeks unity amid chaos over Brexit plans

UK PM May seeks unity amid chaos over Brexit plans

Johnson´s dramatic resignation on Monday just hours after Brexit minister David Davis quit late on Sunday plunged the value of the pound on currency markets. He also warned that Britain was "headed for the status of a colony" within the bloc. On Monday, May defended Friday's deal, which would allow for some ties between Britain and the EU.


'Appreciate your allies, you don't have many,' Tusk tells Trump

'Appreciate your allies, you don't have many,' Tusk tells Trump

This disdain for USA allies is essentially the beating heart of much of Trump's foreign policy, it seems. After Putin mentioned that White House officials were trying to interfere, a person with direct knowledge of the conversation said that Trump told to Putin, "Those are stupid people; you shouldn't listen to them", The New York Times reported Monday.


33 dead in boat accident off Thai resort island, all Chinese

33 dead in boat accident off Thai resort island, all Chinese

Numerous dead were found drifting in the sea, still wearing life jackets, several kilometres from where the Phoenix went down after being hit by five-metre (15-foot) high waves in a storm on Thursday evening. Phuket governor Noraphat Plodthong said that a further 10 smaller boats were also stranded at sea on Thursday. The Malaysian coast guard said Friday that 25 people, including a woman, have been rescued.


Boris Johnson resigns as British foreign secretary

Boris Johnson resigns as British foreign secretary

He was widely reported to have told the Chequers meeting on Friday that putting a positive gloss on Mrs May's Brexit package would be like " polishing a turd ", though he later joined other ministers in signing up to the package. But Parliament would oversee the UK's trade policy and have the ability to "choose" to diverge from the European Union rules. "This mess is all of the Prime Ministers own making", opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn told lawmakers.