Ethics

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Sunak was warned of Zahawi reputational risk in October, say sources
PM allegedly given advice about inquiry into minister’s taxes when he appointed him Tory party chair

Anna Isaac and Pippa Crerar

28, Jan, 2023 @3:43 PM

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‘Let the fun begin!’ Why did romance writer Susan Meachen fake her own death? | Arwa Mahdawi
Two years after her apparent suicide, the novelist has announced she is still very much alive. Is this what it takes to sell books nowadays, wonders Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

11, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Sir Laurie Magnus named Rishi Sunak’s new ethics adviser
Prime minister appoints Historic England chair to role that had been vacant for six months

Peter Walker Political correspondent and Henry Dyer

22, Dec, 2022 @5:49 PM

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Forty potential ministerial code breaches never investigated, report reveals
Next ethics adviser, when appointed by Rishi Sunak, will probably face calls to open at least two complex cases

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

02, Dec, 2022 @9:09 AM

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Candidates snub Sunak’s ethics adviser role left vacant for five months
Concern that PM wants to keep same remit as for Christopher Geidt, with no enhanced powers

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

28, Nov, 2022 @3:35 PM

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Now AI can write students’ essays for them, will everyone become a cheat? | Rob Reich
Teachers and parents can’t detect this new form of plagiarism. Tech companies could step in – if they had the will to do so, says Rob Reich, professor of political science

Rob Reich

28, Nov, 2022 @10:17 AM

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UK police use of live facial recognition unlawful and unethical, report finds
Study says deployment of technology in public by Met and South Wales police failed to meet standards

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

27, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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To Airbnb or not to Airbnb: is it ethical to rent property to holidaymakers during a housing crisis?
It’s a question individual owners in Australia are asking themselves – but one that may be better directed to governments and corporates

Dwayne Grant

22, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Channel 4 buys painting by Hitler – and may let Jimmy Carr destroy it
Ian Katz says new show celebrates the channel’s tradition of ‘iconoclasm and irreverence’

Jim Waterson Media editor

13, Oct, 2022 @5:14 PM

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The Doctor review – a repeat prescription for acute intellectual stimulation
Robert Icke’s combative 2019 play about medical ethics, identity politics and antisemitism returns to the West End to divide and challenge audiences

Arifa Akbar

09, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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The future of surrogacy is in the balance. We should be wary of relaxing the rules | Sonia Sodha
With exploitation and health risks rife, we must tread with care before a change in law

Sonia Sodha

09, Oct, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Top robot companies pledge not to add weapons to their tech to avoid harm risk
Leading robotics firms promise not to add weapons to general use technology and said they would oppose others doing so

Gloria Oladipo in New York

07, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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