Facebook to ban new political ads in week before US election

Facebook is trying just two months before the US election to better police political misinformation on its platform, a tacit acknowledgement that the social network is rife with falsehoods that could sway the vote. The company said it will restrict

Political insiders bandy about possible backup for Joe Biden

The GOP carousel is spinning. The hobbyhorse going around? What if Biden coughs? The man’s now hermetically sealed in his basement with statistics, logistics, cathartics, antibiotics, everything but cryogenics. But if maybe unforseeingly something happens and he forgets, let’s just

Keir Starmer leads political congratulations over PM's baby boy

‘Wonderful news’: Labour leader Keir Starmer leads political figures with congratulations for Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds after the birth of their son The as-yet unnamed boy was born in a London hospital this morning  He is Ms Symonds’ first