Instagram is trialling removing likes on some US posts

The head of Instagram Adam Mosseri announced that the company will begin trials this week of hiding ‘likes’ on some US users posts. Users will continue to be able to

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Guru Nanak: Historic Sikh celebrations take place in India and Pakistan

Image copyright EPA Celebrations have been taking place in India on the eve of the 550th anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak – the founder of Sikhism. Sikhs have

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Apple throws Instagram ‘stalker’ app off store

Apple has banned an app that let people monitor others’ activity on Instagram. Like Patrol charged a fee to notify users which posts their friends had “liked” and who they

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Bolivia crisis: Power vacuum follows Morales’ resignation

Image copyright EPA Image caption Opposition supporters celebrated the resignation of Mr Morales Tension is high in Bolivia following the resignation of the president, Evo Morales, after weeks of protest

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Instagram influencer behind ‘bullying’ anonymous account

Image copyright Getty Images A “mummy blogger” has apologised for using a different social-media platform to anonymously make negative comments about fellow Instagram influencers. In a post on Instagram, Clemmie

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Climate change: British Airways reviews ‘fuel-tankering’ over climate concerns

British Airways has launched a review into a money-saving practice which increases its greenhouse gas emissions. It follows a BBC investigation exposing “fuel tankering” by airlines – in which planes

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Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi murder ‘serious mistake’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dara Khosrowshahi later backtracked and said the comments were wrong The chief executive of ride-hailing app Uber has called the murder of Saudi journalist

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UK growth ‘slowest in almost a decade’

Image copyright Getty Images Britain’s economy has grown at the slowest annual rate in almost a decade, according to official figures. Year-on-year growth in the three months to end-September slowed

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Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns amid election protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch Evo Morales announce his resignation Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned after nearly 14 years in power, amid turmoil following his

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Hong Kong police shoot man in day of violence and chaos

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThis Hong Kong protester’s shooting was livestreamed on Facebook A policeman has shot at least one person during another day of violence

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