Pro-Donald Trump bots worked to sway public opinion in the US election by secretly taking over pro-Hillary Clinton hashtags and spreading fake news stories.
Bots have not just been used in the US, but also in Australia, the UK, Germany, Syria and China. To what extent – and how – are they affecting political discourse?
The Malta free port, built in 1988.
As Europe discusses the reasons behind and reaction to the Brexit thunderclap, some in the UK are already seeing business opportunities – through the free ports, a notion abandoned by the EU.
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A London court says the government can't trigger article 50 without a parliamentary vote. A Belfast court says it can. What's a United Kingdom to do?
Theresa May desperately needs room to manoeuvre after letting Brexit bravado get the best of her.
French policemen investigating the abandonment of a car packed with gas cylinders near Paris’s Notre Dame cathedral.
The recent arrest of female terrorists in France brought attention to the role women play in IS. A group of American academics studied this issue – with a surprising result.
Your vote is not insignificant in the bigger scheme of things. It matters.
Not voting can have serious consequences regarding the kind of society we end up living in. Disengagement can mean a lowering of quality of life.
A public space the public isn’t allowed to enjoy.
Development design needs to focus more on natural resources for the benefit of human health.
A proposed new law is set to allow surrogate parents in South Africa to also take leave to care for their babies.
South African law requires surrogate mothers to hand infants to their legal parents without undue delay. But it doesn't provide leave for these parents to care for their infants. That is set to change.
If Brexiters thought that making new international tariff deals and joining the WTO would be a cakewalk, they're in for a shock.
Aftershocks from the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union will be felt in Australian research.
Australian researchers engage in collaborative programs with both the UK and the rest of Europe. So what does Brexit mean for those collaborations?
A voting station in London where the remain vote was strong. Only the London region, Scotland and Northern Island voted to remain.
The London area has been the U.K.'s political and economic power center, causing the social inequality with other parts of England and Wales that fueled the leave campaign.
Now what are you going to do with it?
UKIP's Nigel Farage and others blamed immigration for the desire to "leave." But the real subject of the referendum was a dismal economy that stopped working for most Brits.
Is Britain downsizing?
The United Kingdom is looking pretty divided right now.
An uncertain future…
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The UK's regions – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – hold very different views about whether to remain in the EU, which means the country might not survive a Brexit in its current form.
With the “Brexit” decision looming, citizens of the European Union may be walking into a troublesome future.
In two weeks, Brits will cast a vote that could change the future of the European Union. A UCLA expert explores the continent's greatest threats to unity.
‘If Steve McQueen can do it …“
Conservative MP David Davies has been telling anti-TTIP activists that a leave vote is how they can torpedo the deal.
Australian and New Zealand dairy farmers need to get used to the low prices for milk as they represent the new norm in global markets.
Cooperatives like Murray Goulburn and Fonterra and dairy farmers need to accept that lower milk prices will be the new normal in a more competitive global market.
Oxgangs Primary in Edinburgh ravaged by storm earlier in the year.
The Private Finance Initiative was meant to be the solution to 21st century public buildings. Edinburgh's school problems are far from unique, however.
Migrant children can feel left out and excluded in schools far from home.
Migrant children may feel uncomfortable or shy trying to verbally explain their experiences. Photography is a powerful medium through which to make their voices heard.
The deal seal meal.
A specialist in EU law reads the fine print, so you don't have to.