Regulators

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UK film classification board tightens up on N-word and racism
BBFC says ‘attitudes have shifted’ after conducting research into onscreen language and behaviour

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @6:01 AM

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US facial recognition firm faces £17m UK fine for ‘serious breaches’
Clearview AI may have gathered data without people’s knowledge, says Information Commissioner’s Office

Rob Davies

29, Nov, 2021 @8:18 PM

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FCA urges lenders to support UK’s 47,000 ‘mortgage prisoners’
Regulator asks banks and building societies to offer support to borrowers unable to switch

Hilary Osborne

29, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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English universities risk breaking law over offer withdrawals, say ministers
Regulators push universities to remove oversubscription loopholes after surge in higher A-level grades

Richard Adams Education editor

29, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Mayor’s Fund for London reports Naomi Campbell’s charity over debt of £50,000
Regulator to investigate Fashion for Relief after charity for young Londoners says promised sum never paid

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Nov, 2021 @9:59 PM

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Naomi Campbell’s fashion charity investigated over finances
Regulator examines potential mismanagement at Fashion for Relief and payments to trustee

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Nov, 2021 @9:57 PM

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Watchdog overturns ban on advert of Land Rover in forest
Activists say ad could encourage driving in ecologically sensitive areas and accuse ASA of bias

Mark Sweney

24, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Watchdog orders funeral plan providers compensate Aboriginal customers over deceptive conduct
One complainant was sold a funeral plan for five people, including two babies aged less than one

Nino Bucci

22, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Vaping advertisers and importers hit with $170,000 in fines by TGA
Australian drug regulator cracks down on trade under new laws banning nicotine vaping without doctor’s prescription

Melissa Davey Medical editor

22, Nov, 2021 @6:51 AM

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Can big tech ever be reined in?
The Biden administration has shown an early determination to tackle the power of Amazon, Google, Facebook and co. But is it already too late?

John Naughton

21, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Paul Dacre pulls out of running to be next Ofcom chair
Former Daily Mail editor announces decision not to proceed with second bid and takes swipe at civil service

Aubrey Allegretti and Jim Waterson

20, Nov, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Nvidia bid for Arm: UK orders competition investigation
Digital minister asks for report on takeover of chip firm with ‘unique place in the global tech supply chain’

Mark Sweney

16, Nov, 2021 @5:30 PM

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