Plea to remove groups like Bois locker room from social media; HC seeks Centre, platforms’ reply

The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought response of the Centre on a plea seeking directions to it to ensure social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram remove illegal groups such as ‘Bois Locker Room’, “for the safety and security of children” in cyberspace. A bench of Justices Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal issued […]

TOWIE stars break social distancing at Courtney Green’s packed 25th birthday house party

From July 4 social distancing guidelines will mean two households of any size in England can meet each other inside or outside but those in different households must stay two metres apart, or one metre if that’s not possible.

RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Gigi Goode angers fans by ‘breaking social distancing rules’

“Jeffree star posted a sneak peak for his collab with gigi which is gonna be posted this weekend, but jeffree is known to be problematic and we’re not sure when this was filmed and theyre not social distancing so people are confused and mad basically.”

COVID-19: Delta council to reinforce ban on social gatherings, use of face masks

By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI – IN response to the upsurge in COVID-19 cases in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, chairman of the council, Chief Godwin Adode, yesterday said it is reinforcing the ban on social gatherings within Ughelli and environs as part of measures to curb the spread of the disease in […]

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia July 1

The Lao Government has decided to keep its international border gates closed to normal exit-entry, except for Lao citizens or foreigners with urgent need who must receive permission from the Lao national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control.

Govt, CSOs, media, partner on delivery of social protection services in Kaduna

READ ALSO: Monarchs, ethnic leaders point dev’t plan for DESOPADEC It added that the Relief Distribution and Monitoring Committee would make public its activities and financial report for transparency and accountability in line with the principles of Open Government Partnership.

Kuciak murder trial continued, Pellegrini introduces new party (news digest)

In other news Only 62 COVID-19 tests were carried out on June 28, 2020. One was positive. See more detailed statistics here. Ex-PM Peter Pellegrini has announced the establishment of a new political party, Hlas – Sociálna Demokracia (Voice – Social Democracy). He will now collect the signatures necessary for its registration with the Interior […]

Social media companies distrusted by most Americans on content decisions: Survey

Most Americans do not trust social media companies to make the right decisions about what should be allowed on their platforms, but trust the government even less to make those choices, according to a poll by Gallup and the Knight Foundation. The debate over online content moderation, already in the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Social care workers at increased risk of death from coronavirus, ONS finds

Suzie Bailey, director of leadership and organisational development at health thinktank the King’s Fund, said: “Hard-working care staff have been on the frontline in this crisis, but have been let down by government promises of support that have not been delivered. It is increasingly clear that social care has been neglected during the pandemic, with […]

EastEnders filming begins again with stars seen social distancing in scenes

Cast and crew have returned to Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire for the first episodes since the lockdown, with the hope that the BBC soap will be back on TV by September, though this has not been confirmed yet by the Beeb.