The renowned science writer talks about pandemics, Chinese authoritarianism, Brexit, and why the freedom to innovate must not be quashed.
Threatening shops for selling chocolate Easter eggs and mocking people who are actually following the law undermines citizens’ trust.
No, British Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson Has Not 'Drastically Downgraded' His Worst-Case Projection of COVID-19 Deaths
But he has raised his estimate of the virus's reproduction number, which implies a lower fatality rate than his research group initially assumed.
Great news if true, but only massive population testing can tell us if that's really so.
If this is to respond to a temporary crisis, why do these powers last for two years?
Government wants to force social media platforms to accept a “duty of care” to protect users from whatever they deem harmful.
Brits will have only themselves to blame if they don't embrace food freedom.
Lamar Alexander, a Key GOP Senator, Says Trump's Delay of Ukraine Funds Was 'Inappropriate'—but Not Impeachable
Plus: Britain's last day in the European Union, political ads at the Super Bowl, John Delaney drops out of the presidential race, and more...
Britain's Plastic Bag Fee Is Producing a Huge Spike in the Consumption of Thicker, 'Reusable' Plastic Bags
The law of unintended consequences rears its ugly head.
Years after surveillance reforms, federal personnel can’t seem to comply with the Fourth Amendment.
When the human condition resists perfection through legislation, the answer always seems to be more—and stupider—laws.
When Britain reversed its free college program and asked its citizens to foot a portion of their college bill, more working class people got degrees.
The ads are the first to be banned since the new law went into effect in June.
Plus: a crackdown on "hot wife" billboards, a ban on cat declawing, and more...
But they would prefer to be able to snoop on civilians who use the encrypted chat app.
U.K. Appeals Court Overturns Ruling That Would Have Forced Mentally Disabled Woman To Get Abortion Against Her Will
Justice Natalie Lieven ruled it was in the woman's "best interests" because she has learning disabilities.
The move is an assault on free speech.
And the WikiLeaks founder will be in court again tomorrow.
Will a thirst to punish Silicon Valley destroy our liberty?
Maybe people are just playing to escape all the Brexit news?
Borders offer a wonderful opportunity to evade high taxes and restrictive rules.
The latest in London Mayor Sadiq Khan's war on knife ownership.
Also suspicious: Recording police behavior.
British health officials are ready to tax tasty food out off shelves.
Plus: Google CEO to get grilled today on bias and tobacco farmers are finding new profits in hemp.
Clicking the "wrong" link can get you interrogated by the authorities-and the situation may soon get worse.
No, a baker cannot be compelled to "support gay marriage" with frosting.
British Group Fighting Secret Government Surveillance Subjected to Secret British Government Surveillance
U.K. government officials insisted they didn't collect and store communications data of Privacy International. Turns out they did.
The nation that gave the world John Milton and his cry for the "liberty to utter" is now at the forefront of shutting speech down.
Since his whistleblowing, the United Kingdom has granted itself even more power to snoop on citizens.
British Lawmaker Wants to Ban Your Private Facebook Groups Because She Worries You're Using Hate Speech
Bill also calls for holding forum moderators legally liable for extreme speech.