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The Weeknd Says He Won't Work With H&M After It Used A Black Child To Model A Jumper With “Monkey” Written On It

H&M told BuzzFeed News: "We completely understand and agree with his reaction to the image."

Ikran Dahir One year ago

H&M Has Apologised After It Used A Young Black Boy To Model A Jumper With "Monkey" Written On It

People called for a boycott after seeing the hoodie, which reads "coolest monkey in the jungle".

Sara Spary One year ago

People Think This Disney T-Shirt Is Sending Young Girls A Pretty Outdated Message About Gender

"Surely it is widely recognised that the content of your mind and words you speak are WAAAAAY more important than your fucking shoes!"

Sara Spary One year ago

This Is How Britain's Taxi Drivers Have Taken The Battle Against Uber Local

This week York became the latest English city to effectively ban Uber, and the traditional taxi drivers lobbying against the app don't want to stop there. But are authorities actually powerless to do anything?

Sara Spary One year ago

Pizza Express Says It Takes Money From Waiters' Pay Packets If They Make A Mistake

After BuzzFeed News revealed a similar practice was being used at Zizzi restaurants, MPs and unions have called for it to be banned.

Sara Spary One year ago

Zizzi Will Investigate Claims It Has Charged Staff For "Mistakes"

Zizzi said it was "concerned" by allegations reported by BuzzFeed News that the company charges waiters if a customer walks out without paying, along with a catalogue of other "mistakes".

Sara Spary One year ago

Uber Says The Names, Email Addresses, And Mobile Phone Numbers Of 2.7 Million People In The UK Were Compromised In A Data Breach

Uber confirmed earlier this month that in a data breach last year, details from millions of accounts had been compromised.

Sara Spary One year ago

Zizzi Waiting Staff Say They Foot The Bill If Customers Leave Without Paying, Along With Other "Mistakes"

BuzzFeed News spoke to several employees who claimed the company charges them if a customer walks out without paying and for a catalogue of "mistakes". Zizzi said staff "welcome" the opportunity to learn "cash handling skills".

Sara Spary One year ago

The UK Government Only Found Out About The Uber Data Breach Through The Media

A minister has admitted he only learned of the Uber data breach, which compromised information from 57 million accounts including in the UK, in the press.

Sara Spary One year ago

Theresa May Has Been Urged To Crack Down On "Unscrupulous" Gig Economy Employers

"As it seeks to negotiate the best possible Brexit deal, the government must not allow addressing urgent issues in Britain’s labour market to fall by the wayside."

Sara Spary One year ago

A Dozen London Uber Drivers Were Charged Following Accusations Of Rape Or Sexual Assault Last Year

Transport for London has released figures that show how many cab drivers were accused of – and convicted of – rape and sexual assault last year.

Sara Spary One year ago

A Bunch Of British Universities Made Misleading And Exaggerated Claims About How Good They Were

The universities of West London, Strathclyde, Falmouth, Leicester, East Anglia, and Teesside broke advertising rules.

Sara Spary One year ago

Uber Has Lost An Appeal Against A Ruling That Gave Drivers Workers' Rights

A tribunal upheld a decision that drivers had the right to be classed as workers rather than as self-employed. Uber is expected to launch further appeals.

Sara Spary One year ago

People Seem To Think Paddington Bear Is Told "Fuck You" In This M&S Christmas Ad

"He's saying 'Thank you, little bear,'" an M&S spokesperson told BuzzFeed News.

Sara Spary One year ago

This Magazine Has Been Criticised For Using A Model Who Appeared "Unhealthily Thin" In One Of Its Ads

An ad that appeared in Glamour to promote Condé Nast Traveller magazine featured a model that was too thin, the UK's ad regulator has said.

Sara Spary One year ago

River Island Is Launching A Gender-Neutral Clothes Range Than Can Be Worn By Boys And Girls

"It is capturing a zeitgeist moment but it’s also highly practical," River Island's customer director told BuzzFeed News.

Sara Spary One year ago

There Are 1 Million Tumble Dryers That Could Cause Fires In British Homes

MPs demanded to know why Whirlpool had not issued a recall of the machines, which were made by brands it owns.

Sara Spary One year ago

Some Hotel Booking Sites Could Be Misleading Customers Over The Deals They Offer

The consumer watchdog is investigating booking sites to find out whether their customers really are getting a good deal. The findings are due out next year.

Sara Spary One year ago

There Are Only 9 Inspectors Responsible For Upholding The Rights Of Vulnerable Agency Workers In The UK

MPs have heard how the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate has a budget of just £500,000 to regulate a sector comprising 18,000 businesses.

Sara Spary One year ago

This Reality TV Star Has Become The First Influencer To Fall Foul Of Ad Rules On Snapchat

"We’re seeing an increasing number of influencers who stick to the rules calling out those who don't," the ASA said in a statement.

Sara Spary One year ago