Tag: Elections
about 1 month ago
politico.eu

Claire Coutinho: The UK’s chancellor-in-the-wings?

Energy Secretary Claire Coutinho is charged with steering the U.K. to net zero — and may yet land a big promotion fro...

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3 months ago
politico.eu

Beijing increases military pressure on Taiwan ahead of US-China talks

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan is set to meet with China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Thailand this week...

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3 months ago
leinsterleader.ie

Motion on local election posters sparks debate at Kildare County Council meeting

The motion was put forward by a Green Party councillor

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3 months ago
inews.co.uk

Jeremy Hunt under threat from Reform UK

Even Reform winning just 3 per cent of the vote could leave senior Tory MPs vulnerable in their constituencies, accor...

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4 months ago
inews.co.uk

Inside Labour's plan to open up NHS to private 'entrepreneurs'

31 million people have the NHS app on their phone - and Wes Streeting wants to use them as a pool for clinical trials

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6 months ago
legitimate.net

Disinformation on Social Media: The Impact on US Elections

The role of social media platforms in shaping public discourse and influencing elections has become a subject of inte...

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6 months ago
legitimate.net

The Importance of Local News during Election Cycles

In the midst of the election frenzy and political shenanigans, it's easy to overlook the importance of local news out...

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6 months ago
politico.eu

Poland, Hungary threaten to derail EU leaders’ gathering in Granada

Despite signing on to an EU-wide agreement on migration, Warsaw and Budapest say they won’t back a declaration in Gra...

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7 months ago
politico.eu

UK greenlights Rosebank oil field amid climate scrutiny

Country’s biggest untapped oil field will move ahead as ministers talk up ‘huge untapped resource.’

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7 months ago
politico.eu

‘Nice try:’ Ursula von der Leyen stays mute on second term as Commission president

Von der Leyen hasn’t said if she wants to remain as Commission chief until 2029.

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8 months ago
politico.eu

China behind ‘largest ever’ digital influence operation

Groups linked with China’s law enforcement peppered more than 50 social media platforms with pro-Beijing messages, Me...

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8 months ago
politico.eu

Stick with net zero, Tory voters tell Sunak

Tory voters overwhelmingly back the government’s target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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9 months ago
inews.co.uk

Sunak and Starmer both face rough rides in a by-election week - but Labour are sitting prettier

The Prime Minister could be punished by the voters while his rival is facing a backlash in his own party over benefits

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10 months ago
politico.eu

Why Putin should worry his propaganda machine broke down

The Kremlin’s disinformation industry was caught off guard by the Wagner uprising. That’s not great for the Russian p...

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10 months ago
wsj.com

Poland Is Hit With EU Legal Action Over ‘Russian Influence’ Law

Critics say the law could be used to ban opposition figures ahead of elections later this year

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11 months ago
politico.eu

How Turkey’s Erdoğan uses social media to cling onto power

The president and his ruling party passed new EU-style rules to cement their control over digital platforms ahead of ...

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12 months ago
inews.co.uk

Why you will need voter ID to cast your ballot in May's local elections and how it works

Critics have objected to the measure - a Conservative Party manifesto pledge - warning the check will disenfranchise ...

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Greens claim rural Tories are 'panicking' as party targets gains in Conservative heartlands

The Greens now appeals to right-wing as well as left-wing voters because people 'have been let down by Conservatives ...

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about 1 year ago
politico.eu

Twitter’s plan to charge researchers for data access puts it in EU crosshairs

Elon Musk’s social media giant plans to charge academics to access its data — in potential violation of Europe’s cont...

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about 1 year ago
politico.eu

UK’s online safety regulator: We won’t police content

Melanie Dawes, head of the UK’s Ofcom, believes the country’s upcoming social media rules aren’t about deciding what ...

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

SNP leadership candidates accused of making 'baseless smears' about election process

The campaigns of Kate Forbes and Ash Regan have raised concerns about the process to appoint Nicola Sturgeon's successor

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about 1 year ago
sltrib.com

Elections audits and restrictions for changing parties: Here’s how voting systems will change in ...

During the 2023 legislative session, Utah lawmakers proposed three dozen different bills that would change Beehive St...

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about 1 year ago
sltrib.com

Legislature blog: Utah’s domestic violence victims could see more protections in this bill

The Utah Legislature has three days to pass its final priorities before the end of the 2023 legislative session. This...

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about 1 year ago
thestar.com

Ottawa must sharpen its monitoring of foreign interference in elections, report says

Conservative party sources have told the Star security agencies flagged the possibility of six specific countries pot...

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Rishi’s reshuffle is a race against time

Sunak aims to reorganise Whitehall to prioritise growth sectors of the economy while tightening the grip of No 10 and...

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about 1 year ago
politico.eu

Petr Pavel defeats Andrej Babiš to become next Czech president

Ex-NATO general wins resounding victory over the former prime minister.

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over 1 year ago
politico.eu

Putin ally admits interfering in US elections

According to Yevgeny Prigozhin, Russia has interfered in US ballots and plans to continue.

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over 1 year ago
nypost.com

How long will Democratic voters continue to allow themselves to be treated like fools?

MAGA means “Make America Great Again, so it’s a curious thing to campaign against.

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over 1 year ago
nytimes.com

Who Will the Next U.K. Prime Minister Be and How Will They Be Chosen?

The process, which does not include the general public, will be swift, with plans to have a result by next week.

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over 1 year ago
nytimes.com

What Happened With Liz Truss in Britain? A Guide to the Basics.

A little over six weeks into her leadership, the British prime minister said she would resign.

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over 1 year ago
nytimes.com

What Happened With Liz Truss in Britain? A Guide to the Basics

A little over six weeks into her leadership, the British prime minister said she would resign.

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over 1 year ago
nypost.com

How his wife and two miracle daughters taught Lee Zeldin he can defy the odds

A successful political career is always a team effort and Zeldin’s family is prepared for the challenge.

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over 1 year ago
politico.eu

The real threat to Italy’s election: Home-grown social media lies

Local politicians and social media influencers, not the Kremlin, are the main peddlers of falsehoods ahead of this we...

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over 1 year ago
nypost.com

Facebook spied on private messages of Americans who questioned 2020 election

Facebook has been spying on the private messages and data of American users and reporting them to the FBI if they exp...

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over 1 year ago
politico.eu

The shit-posting, Twitter-trolling, dog-deploying social media army taking on Putin one meme at a...

The North Atlantic Fellas Organization is fighting the Kremlin’s propaganda machine — and winning.

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over 1 year ago
wsj.com

Kenya’s Vote Count Slows to a Crawl as Election Candidate’s Allies Cry Foul

Counting in the country’s presidential election dragged into its fourth day amid politically charged allegations of b...

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over 1 year ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Sam McBride: For the first time in 50 years, Stormont has a nationalist leader of the opposition ...

It says much about Northern Ireland’s changed political landscape that the last time a nationalist agreed to serve as...

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almost 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Boris Johnson's leadership is turning nearly half of voters off the Conservatives, poll shows

The findings are likely to fuel concerns among Conservative MPs that the Prime Minister could cost their party the ne...

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almost 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

‘Boris Johnson is like a disease' says MP as Tory party is shocked by 'horrific' double defeat

Female MPs who reported colleague for viewing porn also blamed for their party's plight. 'I don't know why the girls ...

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