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Fortnite makers grilled by MPs over game safety

Image copyright PARLIAMENT.TVImage caption Video game industry representatives faced tough questions from MPs The makers of Fortnite, one of the most popular video games ever, have been quizzed by MPs over what measures are taken to protect players of the game. Epic Games representatives were asked how it ensured users did not spend too much […]

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SNP MP Ian Blackford brands Boris Johnson ‘racist’ at PMQs

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIan Blackford was asked by the Speaker to withdraw claims of racism about Boris Johnson The SNP’s leader at Westminster leader has branded Boris Johnson a “racist” who is unfit to lead the country. Speaking during prime minister’s questions, Ian Blackford highlighted previous comments Mr Johnson had […]

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Tory leadership rivals back Islamophobia inquiry

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTory candidates back party Islamophobia investigation All five Conservative leadership candidates have said they will support an independent inquiry into allegations of Islamophobia within their party. Sajid Javid challenged the other candidates on Tuesday’s BBC TV debate to commit to an external investigation and the others appeared […]

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Tory leadership race: Fact-checking the claims

The BBC Reality Check team has been checking claims made by the five remaining candidates to replace Theresa May in their live BBC debate. Here are the verdicts on one claim from each of them in the event chaired by Emily Maitlis. Boris Johnson on tariffs All the candidates were asked about their plan for […]