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Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks

Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday.

UK takes aim at social networks that fail to quash 'hateful' content

UK takes aim at social networks that fail to quash 'hateful' content

Britain will make social media bosses personally liable for harmful content and shut down offending platforms under a ‘world-leading’ government plan published Monday in response to the spread of online abuses and crimes.

BBC, beIN sign pact to extend creative ties

BBC, beIN sign pact to extend creative ties

BBC Studios is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group and beIN Media Group is one of the world’s leading entertainment and sports groups and owner of Miramax studios.

YouTube offers creators new ways to earn money

YouTube offers creators new ways to earn money

Viewers will pay $4.99 a month for channel memberships giving them access to exclusive content including livestreams.

Qatar plans to allow more media outlets to open offices

Qatar plans to allow more media outlets to open offices

The Qatar government is planning to allow more media outlets to come and open offices in Doha, Government Communications Office (GCO) director Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed al-Thani has said.

Turkey arrests head of opposition newspaper

Turkey arrests head of opposition newspaper

Turkey has detained the board chairman of opposition daily Cumhuriyet, according to the paper, which has been the target of an intensifying crackdown since July’s failed coup.

Former tennis star loses rape appeal

Former tennis star loses rape appeal

Former tennis champion Bob Hewitt will be jailed in South Africa after losing an appeal yesterday against a six-year sentence for raping young girls he coached decades ago.

Bangladesh closer to last-eight with win over Scotland

Bangladesh closer to last-eight with win over Scotland

Bangladesh overtake Scotland's 318 with 11 balls to spare in Nelson, with Tamim Iqbal making 95.