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Passchendaele Centenary: "the blindest slaughter of a blind war"

To mark the centenary of World War I's Battle of Passchendaele, fought between July and November 1917, on the Western Front  (south and east of the Belgian city of Ypres, West Flanders) Lord Black of Brentwood called a debate in the House of Lords. Passchendaele was an important milestone on the

Lord Black: Newspapers drive 1 billion social media interactions

Lord Black spoke about the dangers of children being bullied online and the value of verified, regulated news and that newspapers drive 1 billion social media interactions during a wide-ranging debate in the House of Lords about 'digital understanding'. He said: