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We're sure there are many ways a politician can pass the time during a dull parliamentary meeting, but clearing a few levels in Candy Crush Saga probably wouldn't rank high on that list. Nigel Mills, a Conservative MP for Amber Valley, was caught doing exactly that last week, after he was filmed s...

December 8th 2014 at 6:02am 0 Comments
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iPhone travel app What Country describes Italy as "Pizza, Mafia, Pasta and Scooters." That isn't sitting too well with Italian Tourism Minister Michela Vittoria Brambilla, who says that the app's description of her country is offensive. She is threatening legal action against the developers, Apalon...

September 28th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We've been reporting more and more lately on MMO censorship and legislation abroad, most recently with the troubles World of Warcraft faces in China. The latest news that we've come across comes to us from Germany where the Minister for Social Affairs in Lower Saxony, Mechtchild Ross-Luttman, wants...

March 18th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Following earlier reports that David Milliband MP, the Foreign Secretary in the British Government, has a Second Life avatar The Times and Tameside Eye both report that James Purnell, Minister of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, gave a seminar at the Serious Games Institute in Second Life...

November 8th 2007 at 3:01pm 0 Comments
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While some US cities like Raleigh are already planning steps to cut back on energy wastes by converting to more efficient lighting systems, it looks like the entire continent of Australia could be following suit. Claiming to be the "world's first" national government to phase out incandescent light...

February 20th 2007 at 1:08pm 0 Comments