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Facebook reportedly hit with $5bn fine

US regulators reportedly approved the record fine for data privacy violations

The US Federal Trade Commission has reportedly hit the social media giant Facebook with a $5bn fine to settle an investigation into data privacy violations. This could have big implications for Facebook users around the world.

Also in the programme: British police launch an investigation into the leak of diplomatic cables that led to the resignation of Sir Kim Darroch, Britain’s Ambassador to the US; And we hear from some of those involved in putting the first man on the moon 50 years ago.

Photo: Facebook logo. Credit: Loic Venance/AFP

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The Man Booker International 2018

The Man Booker International 2018

The books, the authors and the translators