A “masterpiece” painting worth nearly £3 million has been blocked from leaving the UK.
New rules forcing pornography websites to check the age of users have been pushed back again.
The delay in the introduction of age verification measures to prevent children from accessing adult sites proves that more than just tech-based solutions are needed, the head of one child safety group has said.
Age verification measures on pornography websites have been delayed once again, the Government has confirmed.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid has said “we cannot ignore the crimes being committed on social networks” at the launch of a Government white paper on online harms.
Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has revealed he urged Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to face questions from MPs in the UK about the social network during a recent meeting in the US.
Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has said talks with Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg on how to tackle online harms were constructive but warned social network giants that they can no longer rely on self-regulation.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is to discuss internet safety with the Digital Secretary Jeremy Wright on Thursday, as the Government looks to tackle online harms with legislative measures to protect vulnerable people.
The Digital Secretary said he will write to Tinder and Grindr asking what measures they have in place to keep children safe, after an investigation claimed they are at risk of exploitation on such apps.
The Government will invest £20 million to regenerate towns across the UK through cultural programmes and making “better places to live”.
An £80 million investment has been announced aiming to boost productivity and jobs in the UK’s creative industries.
Media minister Jeremy Wright has said he will not rule out a levy on tech giants to fund responsible journalism.
Former politician and broadcaster Trevor Phillips has said he was “complicit” in workplace harassment of young women.
Media minister Jeremy Wright will call for strong public broadcasting after “blatant disinformation” in the wake of the Salisbury incident.
The state-funded RT network is currently subject to 10 investigations into media bias, including its coverage of the Salisbury poisoning.
Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has praised TV shows Planet Earth, The Great British Bake Off and Love Island for uniting viewers and creating “truly national moments”.