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BA owner considers legal action against government quarantine plan – and Ryanair vows support

BA owner considers legal action against government quarantine plan – and Ryanair vows support

Business
The chief executive of British Airways owner IAG says the company is considering legal action against the government's quarantine plans - and one of BA's biggest rivals says it would support him.Willie Walsh was speaking days after the government announced a 14-day quarantine for arriving air passengers starting later this month, another obstacle for an aviation sector battered by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The IAG chief executive told Sky's Ian King Live programme that he is considering a legal challenge against the quarantine and is reviewing the situation with lawyers. Image: Willie Walsh is chief executive of International Airlines Group, which owns British Airways He said that the new rules would "torpedo" the airli...
Labour and Conservatives have your data – but it’s wrong

Labour and Conservatives have your data – but it’s wrong

Technology
The Labour Party is ranking every voter in each constituency on key issues, including "austerity", "inequality" and "immigration", Sky News can reveal.Digital rights campaigners criticised the practice, saying this kind of ranking could mean voters were excluded from democratic debate. Internal Labour data seen by Sky News show the party creates a "ranking of electors within a given Westminster parliamentary constituency of how likely they are to fall into various categories".The ranking goes from "one to the number of electors in the constituency". Labour also creates a ranking for local council wards. Image: Voters can request information parties hold on them Sky News understands the rankings are used to decide which voters to canva...