Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg called to answer MP's questions

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been told he must attend a parliamentary committee to give evidence about the use of personal data from the social networking site by Cambridge Analytica.

The committee chair, Damian Collins, wrote in a letter to Zuckerberg that social media platform had been repeatedly asked about how other companies used and held data from its site, and whether it had been taken without users’ consent.

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George Galloway insists Russia isn't to blame for nerve agent attack

Outspoken politician George Galloway has told Good Morning Britain that he believes Russia is behind the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. The former Labour MP says it is "unlikely" Russia is behind the incident.

"I have no idea who did the poisoning, but Russia must be near the bottom of the list," he told hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid.

He said that Iran had previously produced the chemical, he added that it had been used in Uzbekistan, before pointing the finger at British biological warfare base Porton Down which is a few miles from Salisbury.

Ant McPartlin steps down from TV roles after drink drive arrest

Ant McPartlin was arrested on suspicion of drink driving

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Ant McPartlin is stepping down from his current television roles for the "foreseeable future" and will head back to rehab, following his arrest on suspicion of drink driving on Sunday.

A statement from McPartlin's publicist confirmed that this week's Saturday Night Takeaway will no longer run.

The 42-year-old is said to have been involved in a collision with two other cars while he was driving his Mini in Richmond, West London, on Sunday afternoon.

Warrant sought to probe Cambridge Analytica

Alexander Nix reportedly told an undercover reporter how he could get candidates elected in Sri Lanka

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The data watchdog is to apply for a warrant to search computers and servers used by a British firm accused of harvesting personal details from more than 50 million Facebook users.

Prime Minister Theresa May's official spokesman has called on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica to co-operate fully with the investigation by Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham.

Ms Denham criticised CA for being "unco-operative" with her probe as she confirmed the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) would apply for a warrant to help her examine the firm's activities.

Facebook has hired a digital forensics firm to investigate allegations.

UK and EU agree Brexit transition deal

Brexit Secretary David Davis held talks with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnie

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A Brexit transition deal has been agreed which will allow talks on the future trade relationship between the EU and UK to be triggered later this week.

Brexit Secretary David Davis hailed the agreement between Britain and the European Commission as a "significant step" following talks with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels.

But the thorny question of the Irish border and the governance of the eventual withdrawal agreement remain to be settled.