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Wrexham Virgin Media broadband workers ‘harassed women’

Image copyright Google Image caption The alleged incidents took place as workers laid broadband cables in the Caia Park area of Wrexham Virgin Media has apologised after its contractors were accused of sexual harassment and…

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DC Thomson Media creates new role of head of newspapers

Image copyright DC Thomson Media Image caption Richard Neville will take on “editorial leadership” for all newspaper titles in the group DC Thomson Media has announced a new role of head of newspapers as part…



EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers

Image copyright Getty Images EE and Virgin Media have been fined a total of £13.3m by the telecoms regulator for overcharging customers who wanted to leave broadband and phone contracts early. Ofcom said their customers…


Social media ‘lifts’ are becoming an ‘illegal industry’

“Doing lifts” is the phenomena of using social media to buy and sell car journeys in an online illegal “taxi” service. More than 7,000 people are members of a closed group in Bournemouth, Dorset, the…


Social media warning over posting crash photos

Image copyright Getty Images People who take photos of crash scenes have been urged to think about victims’ families before uploading them to social media. It follows a growing trend which has raised concern among…


Dimbleby criticises ‘vile’ social media attacks on Question Time panellist

Question Time host David Dimbleby has criticised social media attacks on one of the show’s female panellists. He said comments levelled against Institute of Economic Affairs associate director Kate Andrews were “vile, disgusting, loathsome” and…


‘Don’t be taken in by anti-vaccine myths on social media’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Children who missed an earlier MMR vaccination can have a “catch-up” jab People who believe the myths spread by anti-vaccine campaigners “are absolutely wrong”, England’s top doctor has…



Tory social media push

After their conference last year, the Conservatives were mocked for a series of awkward posts on Instagram. This year’s digital operation started badly when the official conference app accidentally revealed MPs’ phone numbers. That aside,…


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