1st Dec 2023


Salvini under scrutiny over Russia tie to Draghi collapse

Italian right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini's ties with Russia came under scrutiny again Thursday following questions about what led to the collapse of prime minister Mario Draghi's government, AFP reports. La Stampa newspaper revealed that a Russian diplomat met Salvini's aide in May, and asked if any of the ministers from Salvini's League party intended to resign. The League pulled out of the government last week, along with other parties.

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'Pay or okay?' — Facebook & Instagram vs the EU

Since last week, Mark Zuckerberg's Meta corporation is forcing its European users to either accept their intrusive privacy practices — or pay €156 per year to access Facebook and Instagram without tracking advertising.

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