A journalist who just won the Nobel Peace Prize called Facebook ‘biased against facts’ and a threat to democracy

Maria Ressa, who won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize this week, criticized Facebook’s practices. Facebook has struggled with misinformation rapidly spreading on its platforms. The company continues to face criticism over its handling of misinformation. Loading Something is loading. Journalist and activist Maria Ressa, who received the coveted Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, criticized Facebook…

Austria’s 35-year-old chancellor resigned amid allegations he used federal funds to fuel his rise to power

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suddenly resigned Saturday. Kurz resigned amid a potential no-confidence vote following corruption allegations. When he assumed the role in 2017 at age 31, he became one of the youngest world leaders. Loading Something is loading. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suddenly resigned Saturday amid corruption allegations regarding his use of federal funds…

Sebastian Kurz: Austrian leader resigns amid corruption inquiry

Image source, EPAImage caption, Sebastian Kurz said he would fight the charges against himAustria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has stepped down, after pressure triggered by a corruption scandal.He has proposed Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg as his replacement.Mr Kurz and nine others were placed under investigation after raids at a number of locations linked to his conservative…

Saints beat Catalans to win third Grand Final in a row

St Helens won the Grand Final for a record-equalling eighth timeCatalans (4) 10Try: McMeeken Goals: Maloney 3St Helens (6) 12Tries: Naiqama 2 Goals: Coote 2St Helens captured a third Super League Grand Final triumph in a row to shatter Catalans Dragons’ hopes in a tense and gripping showpiece at Old Trafford.A hard-fought showing allowed Saints…

Stoppage-time goal clinches Scotland win over Israel

Scott McTominay’s stoppage-time goal was his first for ScotlandScott McTominay sparked bedlam at Hampden as his stoppage-time winner against Israel kept Scotland on course for the World Cup qualifying play-offs.The Manchester United midfielder bundled in his first Scotland goal after Eran Zahavi’s brilliant free-kick and a Munas Dabbur finish twice had the visitors ahead in…