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Facebook will restrict ad targeting of under-18s

July 27 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) will stop allowing advertisers to target people under 18 on its platforms based on their interests or their activity on other sites, it said on Tuesday in a slew of announcements about young users. The change means advertisers will soon be able to target under-18s only by age, gender or location on Facebook, its Messenger service and its photo-sharing platform Instagram.

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Facebook will restrict ad targeting of under-18s

Ryanair boss calls NHS Covid app ‘complete rubbish’ and says he’ll turn it off amid self-isolation ‘pingdemic’

The budget airline chief told Sky News: ‘I would turn it off, I think it’s complete rubbish.’ Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has described the NHS Covid app as “complete rubbish” and said he will switch it off. The budget airline chief told Sky News: “I would turn it off, I think it’s complete rubbish.

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Ryanair boss calls NHS Covid app ‘complete rubbish’ and says he’ll turn it off amid self-isolation ‘pingdemic’

Best of Cannes Film Festival

13 / 59 Cast member Matt Damon signs autographs during a news conference for the film "Stillwater". REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Jul 14, 2021 1:51 PM EDT 52 / 59 "Annette" cast member Marion Cotillard poses. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Jul 14, 2021 1:51 PM EDT

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Best of Cannes Film Festival

Cannes rock documentary Velvet Underground seeks to inspire new fans

CANNES, France, July 9 (Reuters) - Filmmaker Todd Haynes said he hoped to reach a new generation of fans with a documentary on rock and roll band The Velvet Underground, which includes scenes shot by Andy Warhol that capture the heady creative energy of New York in the 1960s.

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Cannes rock documentary Velvet Underground seeks to inspire new fans

Style from the Cannes red carpet

38 / 70 Cast members Achouackh Abakar, Rihane Khalil Alio, Bria Gomdigue and Hadje Fatime NGoua posePhotocall for the film "Lingui" (The Sacred Bonds / Lingui, les liens sacres) in competition. REUTERS Jul 13, 2021 3:29 PM EDT Style from the Cannes red carpetX

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Style from the Cannes red carpet

'Annette' kicks off Cannes with all-singing tale of twisted love

CANNES, France, July 6 (Reuters) - A musical starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard as lovers caught in an ominous relationship kicked off the Cannes movie competition on Tuesday, bringing rock riffs and operatic airs to the film festival for its big comeback night. Heady and highly theatrical, "Annette", directed by French director Leos Carax, proved a fitting big screen pick for the cinema showcase after its 2020 edition was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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'Annette' kicks off Cannes with all-singing tale of twisted love

Best of Cannes Film Festival

7 / 15 "Annette" cast member Marion Cotillard poses. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Jul 6, 2021 11:17 AM EDT

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Best of Cannes Film Festival

Film fans, holidaymakers mingle for COVID-conscious Cannes comeback

Cannes film festival, the world's biggest, is back Glamorous event cancelled last year because of pandemic Fewer delegates and parties, but the message is 'cinema is back' CANNES, France, July 5 (Reuters) - Armed with coronavirus tests and face masks, movie stars will start arriving in Cannes from Tuesday for the return of the world's biggest film festival, which aims to help cinema bounce back from the blow dealt it by the global pandemic.

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Film fans, holidaymakers mingle for COVID-conscious Cannes comeback

Facebook asks: Are your friends becoming extremists?

Register to unlock access to the new Reuters.com Technology · 7:08 AM UTCDidi says it stores all China user and roads data in China CCPA Right to Opt-Out of the Sale of Your Personal Information If you are a California consumer, you have the right, at any time, to direct a business that sells your personal information to third parties to not sell your personal information.

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Facebook asks: Are your friends becoming extremists?

German privacy tsar tells ministries to shut Facebook pages

BERLIN, June 29 (Reuters) - German government organisations have until the end of the year to close their Facebook (FB.O) pages after the data protection commissioner found the social network had failed to change its practices to comply with German and European privacy laws. In a letter to government departments and agencies earlier this month, commissioner Ulrich Kelber said Facebook had provided no way to run pages for institutions, whose feed users can subscribe to by clicking "like", in an EU-compliant way.

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German privacy tsar tells ministries to shut Facebook pages

EXCLUSIVE Facebook rejects talks with Australia publisher, may test online law

SYDNEY, June 25 (Reuters) - Australia's competition watchdog is looking into a claim that Facebook Inc (FB.O) refused a publisher's request to negotiate a licensing deal, the regulator told Reuters, setting the stage for the first test of the world's toughest online content law.

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EXCLUSIVE Facebook rejects talks with Australia publisher, may test online law

Swedish PM Lofven ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote

Register to unlock access to the new Reuters.com Europe · 2:53 PM UTCU.S. slaps sanctions on Belarus over human rights abuses, erosion of democracy CCPA Right to Opt-Out of the Sale of Your Personal Information If you are a California consumer, you have the right, at any time, to direct a business that sells your personal information to third parties to not sell your personal information.

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Swedish PM Lofven ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote

Swedish PM faces no-confidence vote, what happens now?

STOCKHOLM, June 18 (Reuters) - Swedish centre-left Prime Minister Stefan Lofven looks headed for defeat in a no-confidence vote on Monday after the formerly communist Left Party withdrew its support over plans to ease rent controls on new-build housing. The motion of no-confidence was submitted to parliament on Thursday by the nationalist Sweden Democrats, and opposition parties with enough votes to oust Lofven quickly lined up to support it.

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Swedish PM faces no-confidence vote, what happens now?

Last-ditch efforts to defuse Swedish political crisis go on, minister says

STOCKHOLM, June 18 (Reuters) - Efforts to defuse a crisis that has left Sweden's centre-left minority government facing likely defeat in a no-confidence vote next week will carry on throughout the weekend, Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Friday. Parliament is due to hold a no-confidence vote on Monday after the Left Party withdrew its support on Thursday for the government over plans to ease rent control on new-build housing.

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Last-ditch efforts to defuse Swedish political crisis go on, minister says

EU urges members to stay united as ties worsen with Russia

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s testy relations with Russia are likely to get worse and the bloc’s 27 member countries must ensure that Moscow does not divide them, the EU’s top diplomat warned Wednesday. Unveiling a report on ways to deal with what the Europeans believe is an increasingly authoritarian Russia hostile to the West, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the likelihood that ties will improve anytime soon remains “a distant prospect.”

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Ryanair: Belarusian airspace ban is not a long-term solution

LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) - Ryanair (RYA.I) does not support a ban on Belarusian airspace in the long term, its chief executive said on Tuesday and called on international authorities to secure assurances from the country that there would be no repeat of last month's forced landing.

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Ryanair: Belarusian airspace ban is not a long-term solution

Sweden’s Left party threatens to oust PM over ending rent controls

Sweden’s Left party has said it will seek support from the main opposition to oust the prime minister, Stefan Löfven, if the government does not drop or change plans within 48 hours for the abolition of rent controls on new-build properties. The Left party is not part of the government, but the minority coalition of the Social Democrats and Greens needs its backing to stay in power if the rest of the opposition is united.

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