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February 21, 2017

'How the UK government can hack your personal data'

From the moment you set foot on British soil, your personal data could easily be accessed, or even hacked, by the government. New invasive legislation has been dubbed by critics as one of the...

Child mortality rate up in Africa despite UN initiative

Jason Straziuso - Nairobi, KenyaTen African countries have halved their poverty rates over the last two decades, but child mortality rates have increased in six sub-Saharan nations, according to a new report on the United Nation's Millennium Development Go ...

World Cup: 32 beers and two blokes

 World Cup beer blog: 32 Nations – 32 Beers - Two blokesPeter StylesTwo Sussex beer bloggers are in a race against time to find five brews fromfive World Cup countries in order to complete their collection, making it possible forthem to host a Be ...

BBC's films about Lagos have lessons for spoilt westerners

 BBC's films about Lagos have lessons for spoilt westernersFidelis OnyedikamOne thing good about Nigeria is the abundance of jolly good times no matter the weather, economy and what the papers say.  Opportunity is in good supply.  Unity in d ...

Curious facts about mobile phone giant

Nokia, the world leader in mobile phone manufacturing, is the largest company in Finland and accounts for approximately half of all assets on the Helsinki stock market according to popular techie’s website Techlab. The name of the town Nokia originated fro ...

Many Republicans think Obama is a racist, socialist, non-US citizen

 Many Republicans think Obama is a racist, socialist, non-US citizen Shocking results from a new poll of more than 2,000 self-identified Republican voters illustrates the incredible paranoia enveloping the party and the intense pressure drawing l ...

British PM is voted least favourite desert island companion

More than 40 per cent of the British population would choose American president Barack Obama as their desert island companion rather than the UK's prime minister, according to a new poll.This is according to research undertaken by PRS for Music, the organi ...

Real story behind Christmas Day bomb plot

Ever since the attempted Christmas Day bombing of a passenger airline in America, former Bush administration homeland security chief Michael Chertoff has been all over the media extolling the virtues of full body scanners. What he neglects to mention is th ...

Would you hack into this man's website?

A web rogue who broke into the website of the Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has asked God to end the life of the controversial leader in 2010. Expressing sadness over the deaths last year of singer Michael Jackson, actress Farrah Fawcett and other ...

MoveOn rallies against ‘sell-out’ on health care by US Democrats

Campaigners who played a key role in the grassroots people’s movement which got American President Barack Obama elected are hopping mad about what they think is a planned "sell-out" of vital changes to the broken US healthcare system by his ruling Democrat ...

Stop Rupert Murdoch grabbing control of UK media

 Last week Jeremy Hunt said he'll allow Murdoch to own all of BSkyB. Now a series of reports of criminal and indecent Murdoch journalism are coming out -- hacking murdered Milly Dowler, the Soham girls, and the 7/7 families! We have 48 hours to flood ...

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