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How ‘religiously targeted’ vaccine misinformation circulating on WhatsApp is being dealt with by faith groups

How ‘religiously targeted’ vaccine misinformation circulating on WhatsApp is being dealt with by faith groups

Technology
Faith groups are leading the fight against vaccine misinformation on what one called the "lawless wasteland" of WhatsApp.Messages spreading fake COVID-19 information are widely shared on the private messaging app. This is often through a simple "forwarding" feature that copies messages to other contacts. But the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) and other groups have been pushing back on that disinformation.Sky News has been collecting and analysing messages to monitor what type of misinformation is shared on WhatsApp, while also speaking to groups which are tackling the problem head on.One example of a vaccine misinformation message on WhatsApp is a video showing two unidentified women falsely claiming that a type of COVID-19 vaccine will change people's DNA. ...
Mikel Arteta: Pep Guardiola urges Arsenal to keep faith with boss

Mikel Arteta: Pep Guardiola urges Arsenal to keep faith with boss

Sports
Pep Guardiola says it would be a "big mistake" for Arsenal to sack manager Mikel Arteta after Manchester City's 4-1 win over the Gunners in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday.Arsenal are without a win in eight domestic league and cup matches.Arteta left City, where he was Guardiola's assistant, 12 months ago to take charge at Emirates Stadium."I'm pretty sure they are going to trust him," said Guardiola when asked if Arsenal need to stick with Arteta."They will do a big mistake if they are thinking [of dismissing him]." Arteta said on the eve of the last-eight tie with City that he has no plans to walk away from his job and feels he has the support of the club.The former Arsenal captain won the FA Cup in his first season in charge and his side then beat Premier League champions Live...
Contract of insurance is of utmost good faith, says Supreme Court

Contract of insurance is of utmost good faith, says Supreme Court

Finance
NEW DELHI: A contract of insurance is of “utmost good faith” and a proposer who seeks to obtain life insurance policy is duty bound to disclose all material facts bearing upon the issue, the Supreme Court has said. The apex court said this while setting aside the March this year verdict of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) which had dismissed the plea of an insurance firm against the order asking it to pay full death claim along with interest to the mother of the deceased. A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud noted that the proposal form requires a specific disclosure of pre-existing ailments, so as to enable the insurer to arrive at a considered decision based on the actuarial risk. “A contract of insurance is one of utmost good faith. A proposer who seeks t...
Musk’s ‘faith restored’ after winning $190m case over ‘pedo’ tweet

Musk’s ‘faith restored’ after winning $190m case over ‘pedo’ tweet

World
Elon Musk has said his "faith in humanity is restored" after he won a defamation case brought against him for calling a British caving expert a "pedo guy".Vernon Unsworth sued the billionaire Tesla founder after they had a Twitter spat during the July 2018 Thailand cave rescue. Mr Unsworth was left feeling "humiliated, ashamed" by the tweet from Musk, a federal court in California heard.Mr Musk's lawyers argued it was no more than a playground insult and did not represent a genuine allegation of paedophilia. Image: Vernon Unsworth said he would 'take it on the chin and get on with my life' The jury of five women and three men deliberated for less than an hour before finding in favour of Mr Musk. ...