Cabinet minister Michael Gove, whose responsibility includes no-deal Brexit preparations, has warned businesses that Brexit will cause friction at borders and divergence from the EU. Gove stated that despite the difficulties businesses will face, the government would make efforts to assist them.
In light of author Stephen King’s decision to quit Facebook, as the company continues to permit political advertising, LittleLaw looks into political advertising online, what social media giants (like Twitter and Facebook) are doing about it, and whether government intervention, including regulation, is needed.
The BBC’s Royal Charter assured Licence fee has come under repeated attacks in recent weeks, with many questioning why the BBC still requires customers to pay a license fee. Further, there is a possibility that non-payment should become a civil offence, rather than a criminal offence following the negative attention.
Former Nissan chief executive, Carlos Ghosn, has fled to Lebanon in an attempt to escape the “rigged Japanese justice system”. The Brazilian-born business tycoon was smuggled out of his home in Japan, in breach of his bail conditions. He has sought refuge in Lebanon due to his Lebanese citizenship and his widespread popularity in the country. Reporters are unsure how he was able to flee the country as his three passports remain in Japan.