Business

Wall Street sees red as tech shares plunge

Image copyright Getty Images Shares in some of the world’s largest technology stocks plunged on Monday, dragging the Nasdaq down almost 3% to drive a wider market sell-off. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.75% in mid-afternoon trading while the S&P 500 index dropped 1.7%. The declines were driven by Apple and Facebook. Investors dumped […]

US & World

Spain demands Gibraltar veto in Brexit deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit could have big implications for Gibraltar which gave the highest vote to remain in the EU referendum. Spain has said it will not agree to the draft Brexit withdrawal deal without clarity over how talks on the future status of Gibraltar should be handled. Foreign minister […]

US & World

St Michaels: Alleged gang sex assault shocks Canada

Six teenage boys from an elite school have been charged with gang sexual assault after videos of alleged hazing incidents surfaced online. St Michael’s College, a private Catholic all-boys school in Toronto, expelled eight students last week in connection with the incidents. Police say they are investigating at least four separate assaults, two of which […]

Technology

Instagram targets fake likes and comments

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some online services offer to boost your popularity for a fee Photo-sharing platform Instagram has announced a new initiative that will target fake likes and comments. The company say they have developed tools that can identify accounts that use third-party services and apps to artificially boost their popularity. Any […]