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Government gives UK press three days to get behind regulation plans

Maria Miller rejects industry’s proposals in move that could result in some newspapers setting up their own watchdog The government has given the UK newspaper industry three days to get … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Angry Birds and ‘leaky’ phone apps targeted by NSA and GCHQ for user data

NSA and GCHQ developing capabilities to piggyback on commercial data from apps including Angry Birds for their own purposes James Ball

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Duchess of Cambridge topless pictures: photographer investigated

An unnamed second photographer faces formal scrutiny under French invasion of privacy laws A photographer suspected of taking topless photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge while she was on holiday … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moon may influence sleep, study finds

Even if moonlight isn’t streaming through your curtains, the phase of the moon may affect how well you sleep Science and myth rarely agree, but new research suggests that the … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Abu Qatada must remain in custody

Judge refuses to grant bail to radical Islamic cleric after arrest, days before new Home Office deportation attempt Radical preacher Abu Qatada must remain in custody following his arrest for … Continue reading

July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Fast Eddie’ Maher jailed over £1.2m security van heist after 20 years on run

Maher embarked on an extraordinary trail of moves and identity changes in at least eight US states after fleeing Britain An incorrigible big spender who stole a security van and … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Egyptian hot air balloon flights cancelled as crash investigation begins

All flights suspended while inquiries take place into circumstances of Luxor explosion that killed 19 tourists Investigations are being carried out to try to determine the cause of a hot … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Horsemeat scandal: Ikea withdraws all meatballs from UK stores

Furniture company stops sales of meatballs in more than 20 European countries after batch tests positive for horse DNA Ikea has begun withdrawing all meatballs from sale in stores in … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amazon’s record $21bn Christmas sales push shares to new high

Boost to retailer’s cash mountain after investment in new distribution centres is likely to heighten tax furore Amazon’s shares rose to an all-time high after the leading online retailer unveiled … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · Leave a comment