Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Alexander Nix answered MPs’ questions about election influence The attorney general for the state of Massachusetts is launching an investigation into alleged harvesting of Facebook profiles by a firm employed by Donald Trump’s election campaign. Investigations by the Observer and New York Times newspapers


Centre of Syrian city seized – Turkey

Turkish-backed forces have taken full control of centre of Syrian-Kurdish city of Afrin, Turkey’s president says. “Units of the Free Syrian Army… took control of the centre of Afrin this morning”, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. The two month-long Turkish operation has been aimed at ridding the Afrin area, near Turkey’s border, of a Kurdish militia it considers a terrorist group. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the