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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# David Cameron

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# Search Engine
Google to block some child sexual abuse search results
The world’s biggest search engine is using new technology to stop 100,000 different searches from resulting in images of children being abused.
# United Kingdom
Britain loses second terror suspect after he dons burqa and evades surveillance
Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, 27, who was subject to an order restricting his movements, does not pose a direct threat to the public, the British Home Secretary insisted today.
# Phone hacking trial
Former NOTW editor Andy Coulsen told journalist 'do his phone', court hears
Coulson, who later became Prime Minister David Cameron’s media chief, denies conspiring to illegally access celebrities’ voicemail messages in a scandal that forced tycoon Rupert Murdoch to shut the paper in 2011.
# Phone Hacking
Three former News of the World journalists plead guilty to phone hacking
The court also heard today that top executives knew that staff were routinely hacking celebrities’ phones.
# removed
Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy
However, Facebook was adamant last night that it did not reverse or change any policies as a result of the controversy.
# graphic content
Facebook criticised for 'irresponsibility' after decision to allow decapitation videos
Such clips were banned back in May, but the firm says it’s now altered it policy again and that people are sharing violent videos “to condemn” them.
# Hinkley Point
British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce
EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.
# fair and balanced
"Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute
Got a spare ten minutes to watch our nomination for least balanced ‘documentary’ of 2013?
# a haims of it
WATCH: Haim dedicate song to their newest fan... David Cameron
It’s a regular love-in over here.
# bunnygate
Tuilagi's Irish teammate calls Cameron bunny ears prank a 'brain fart'
“He’s a very funny fella and was just trying to have a laugh,” said Leicester Tigers’ Niall Morris.
# Defence
David Cameron defends Tottenham fans over 'Y-word'
The British PM says ‘there’s a difference between Spurs fans self-describing themselves as Yids and someone calling someone a Yid as an insult.’
# Knock Knock
Amy Huberman nik naks number 10 Downing Street
She’s the best. That’s just it.
# Downing Out
Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman guests of honour at 10 Downing Street
A sign of times to come? The BOD for President campaign begins now.
# dare ya
Manu Tuilagi gives David Cameron bunny ears in front of everyone
That’s the last time he gets invited round to Number 10 (by the conservatives).
# Deja Vu
Is this the end? British PM David Cameron debuts his glasses
It’s seen as a big deal in Britain.
Broadcaster Sir David Frost has died, aged 74
The veteran broadcaster suffered a suspected heart attack while on board the Queen Elizabeth cruise liner.
# Syria
British 'no' hits US plans for coalition against Syria
Chuck Hagel has insisted Washington is still seeking an “international coalition” to take action against the regime.
# Unexpected
Shock result as David Cameron loses vote on Syria intervention
MPs voted against a government motion to support a military attack in Syria – and David Cameron says he will respect their decision.
# intervention
“Syria is not like Iraq” – David Cameron makes his case for military action
Cameron told a special debate in Westminster that Britain could not stand idle in the face of “one of the most abhorrent uses of chemical weapons in a century”.
# Syria
French armed forces 'ready' to intervene in Syria if called upon
Meanwhile, UN weapons inspectors left their hotels, but it is not known what their destination is at this point.
# intervention
Obama: 'No decision' yet on whether to strike Syria - but Assad definitely to blame
Expectations of a Western military assault have risen today – but a lot will depend on a crucial vote in the British parliament on Thursday.
# Syria
Hollande says evidence implicates Assad in chemical attacks
The French President said that everything led to the belief that the regime was responsible for the “unspeakable act”.
# Egypt
Sky News cameraman killed covering Cairo violence
62-year-old Mick Deane received gunshot wounds while covering the violence at protest camps in the Egyptian capital.
# LGBT Rights
Stephen Fry compares Putin to Hitler, calls for Olympics to be moved from Russia
The author, comedian and activist says Russia should be stripped of its right to hold the games over its passing of anti-LGBT laws, which criminalise those who engage in “gay propaganda”.
Lisa McInerney: Pornification of teen sexuality - but we can't just blame porn
The UK plans to make online pornography an ‘opt-in’ choice to try and shield children from it – but will that really protect kids from early sexualisation?
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK's lead in blocking online porn?
Internet providers in the UK will have to automatically block access to porn to protect children.
# Pornography
Senator: 'We have to think of Playboy as part of the good old days'
Senator Mary Ann O’Brien has asked Minister Pat Rabbitte to examine the UK’s moves to block online pornography.
# anglo irish relations
Ireland and the UK are planning closer economic cooperation
A visa waiver programme, allowing visitors to both countries to travel freely between both islands, is among the recommendations of a major report published today.
# Pakistan
Car bomb kills 15 as British PM visits Pakistan
The car bomb was parked in a market filled with people, officials said.
# Institutional racism
Police unable to find memo saying they spied on a murder victim's family
Manchester police can’t find a memo which allegedly orders surveillance over people attending the Stephen Lawrence inquiry.
# United Kingdom
British police 'spied on Stephen Lawrence family in bid to smear them'
British Prime Minister David Cameron has demanded an immediate investigation into the claims published in The Guardian this morning.
# Summit
PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'
Matt Baggott said it was a ‘unique’ summit in that it took place in an area where there was a ‘severe terrorist threat’.
# get a room
Obameron: David Cameron and Barack Obama's bromance continues at G8
Their love-in continues as they enjoy long walks, meetings, debates and dinners at this year’s G8 summit in Enniskillen.
# Syria
G8 calls for urgent peace talks and a transitional government in Syria
The G8 nations pledged almost €1.1 billion in humanitarian aid for refugees inside and outside Syria.
# G8
G8 leaders agree to ‘fight the scourge of tax evasion’, Ireland’s regime not discussed
G8 leaders are likely to announce new measures that will make companies more transparent when it comes to taxation.
# G8
Videos: Enda takes a walk with Cameron and Obama... and then Lagarde
The Taoiseach is among the world’s most powerful leaders in Fermanagh again today.
# G8
Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap
It’s known as the family photo. Some family.
# Caption Competition
Caption Competition: What are the G8 leaders chatting about?
Political ties were off the agenda as world leaders had a casual meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny earlier today.
# G8
LIVE: Global leaders arrive in Belfast for the G8 summit
The leaders are arriving for bilateral meetings before the main proceedings kick off in Fermanagh.
# G8
Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland's tax regime
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will arrive in Fermanagh later today, where he is expected to hold talks with the US president.