Facebook banning foreign ads related to Ireland’s abortion referendum

Facebook banning foreign ads related to Ireland’s abortion referendum

Posted May 09, 2018 09:26:37 Facebook has announced it is banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland’s abortion referendum amid concerns that North American groups are trying to influence the campaign. Irish voters will decide on May 25 whether to repeal a constitutional ban on abortion, in a divisive referendum that …

Referendum ‘the only way’ to solve Australia’s citizenship crisis | Australia news

The Liberal senator who has spearheaded a six-month inquiry into how to fix the mess created by section 44 of the constitution has warned there is no easy fix as the Turnbull government ponders administrative options to fix the problems. Linda Reynolds, who chairs the joint standing committee on electoral …

Australia-UK trade deal could cause ‘turmoil’ in Wales amid Brexit fallout – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Australia-UK trade deal could cause ‘turmoil’ in Wales amid Brexit fallout – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

By Europe correspondent James Glenday in the Brecon Beacons, Wales Updated May 07, 2018 07:34:53 Photo: Welsh hill farmers, such as Garry Williams, fear their way of life is at risk. (ABC News: David Sciasci) A much talked about future trade deal between Australia and the UK could contribute to …

New Caledonia: What you need to know about the French territory’s independence referendum

New Caledonia: What you need to know about the French territory’s independence referendum

Posted May 04, 2018 05:54:20 Photo: New Caledonia is a Pacific French territory and is famous for its picturesque tropical beaches. (Flickr: Sekundo) Strategic ties and the “Indo-Pacific axis” were high on the agenda when French President Emmanuel Macron met with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney this week. to …

Ireland sets date for referendum on changing strict abortion laws

Ireland sets date for referendum on changing strict abortion laws

Posted March 29, 2018 08:19:34 Photo: A complete ban was only lifted five years ago for cases where the mother’s life was in danger. (Reuters: Clodagh Kilcoyne) Related Story: Ireland proposes abortion referendum for end of May Related Story: Will Ireland’s abortion vote turn out like marriage equality? Ireland will …

Brexit campaign’s use of company linked to Cambridge Analytica skirted finance rules, whistleblowers say – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Brexit campaign’s use of company linked to Cambridge Analytica skirted finance rules, whistleblowers say – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Updated March 27, 2018 15:42:27 Photo: Brexit campaigners are accused of funding their campaigns illegally. (Reuters: Tolga Akmen) Whistleblowers have questioned the integrity of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, presenting 50 pages of documents that they say prove the official Brexit campaign group violated election finance rules on …

Brexit: Britain, EU hail deal progress despite no Irish border breakthrough – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Brexit: Britain, EU hail deal progress despite no Irish border breakthrough – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Updated March 20, 2018 05:51:44 Video: Britain and EU announce agreement on Brexit transition terms (ABC News) Negotiators from the European Union and Britain have hailed major progress in the Brexit talks, but conceded there had been no breakthrough on keeping open the Irish border. Key points: The two sides …

Brexit: Franco-Dutch firm reportedly set to make Britain’s ‘iconic’ passports – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Brexit: Franco-Dutch firm reportedly set to make Britain’s ‘iconic’ passports – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Posted March 23, 2018 10:58:08 The blue British passports to be used after Brexit, hailed as an expression of “independence and sovereignty”, will be made by a Franco-Dutch firm, according to the boss of the English company which lost the contract to produce them. Key Points: A Franco-Dutch company reportedly …