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TECH 01 Oct 2018 | 3:45 AM Premium

Uber clampdown in Spain hurts refuge for long-term unemployed

Spain’s Socialist government’s efforts to clampdown on the growth of car-hailing apps including Uber and Cabify threaten to hurt people it claims to want to help: middle-aged workers out of work for a long time.

World 24 Sep 2018 | 10:47 PM Premium

Italy to narrow asylum rights in clampdown on immigration

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's populist government on Monday escalated its clampdown on irregular immigration with a decree aimed at slashing the number of people awarded asylum and doubling the time irregular migrants can be detained.

World 05 Mar 2018 | 11:23 PM Premium

U.N. rights investigator decries Iran clampdown, torture, floggings

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran has arrested activists and political opponents in a clampdown on freedom of expression as use of torture continues despite promises of reform, a United Nations report said on Monday.

TECH 12 Jul 2017 | 8:53 AM Premium

New Chinese Internet clampdown hurts business, US group says

China’s clampdown on the use of virtual private networks to circumvent the country’s internet controls risks disrupting businesses that depend on them for cloud services and data security.

World 22 May 2017 | 1:37 AM Premium

Hungarians protest again over clampdown on university, NGOs

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters marched to Hungary's parliament on Sunday in the latest mass rally against Prime Minister Viktor Orban's clampdown on a top foreign university and non-government organisations ahead of a parliamentary election due next year.

Football 31 Oct 2016 | 7:31 PM Premium

Referee clampdown has led to change in defending style - Fuchs

(Reuters) - Leicester City's Christian Fuchs says he has had to alter his defending style to adapt to the clampdown by referees on pushing and holding in the penalty area.

Football 26 Sep 2016 | 5:25 PM Premium

Leicester need to adapt to grappling clampdown - Simpson

(Reuters) - Defender Danny Simpson says Leicester City need to adapt quickly to a clampdown by referees on pushing and holding in the penalty area after Saturday's 4-1 defeat by Manchester United.

World 22 Sep 2016 | 11:16 PM Premium

Sweden plans wider police powers in clampdown on asylum seekers

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish police will be able to raid companies to catch illegal migrant workers under new proposals announced on Thursday, part of the centre-left government's clampdown on asylum seekers whose applications have been rejected.

Football 22 Aug 2016 | 8:50 PM Premium

Premier League clampdown could lead to farcical number of penalties - Crouch

(Reuters) - Stoke City forward Peter Crouch said Premier League players would need to adapt to a clampdown by referees on pushing and holding in the penalty area, expressing concern that the new guidelines might lead to a farcical number of penalty awards.

Motorsport 17 Mar 2016 | 5:56 PM Premium

Radio clampdown gets poor reception from F1 drivers

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A fresh clampdown on radio communications during Formula One races has been branded as "unnecessary" and "strange" by the drivers in the lead up to Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix.