• Facebook and Google must be held to account, TV networks say
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    Facebook and Google must be held to account, TV networks say

    Australia’s advertising market has migrated away from newspapers and television towards Google and Facebook. Facebook and Google must be forced to be more transparent in their advertising practices and to do more about preventing piracy and invasive data collection, the Australian TV networks say.

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    Gang jailed after £66m worth of cocaine and heroin found in Hull

    A gang of men have been jailed after police uncovered £66m worth of cocaine and heroin in one of the biggest drug busts in British history. Eight men were involved in a "sophisticated international distribution network" which would see vast amounts of drugs make their way from Belgium to the

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    Man arrested over failed Hither Green burglary

    A man wanted in connection with a failed burglary in southeast London has been arrested more than two weeks later in Kent. Police detained Billy Jeeves, 28, on Friday in connection with the burglary on 4 April, in which two men entered the home of Richard Osborn-Brooks in Hither Green, Lewisham. Henry

  • Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood: The speech that divided a nation
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    Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood: The speech that divided a nation

    Powell's River of Blood speech was a first and that's why it was so electric. It was the first time that a major politician had spoken out against the cosy establishment consensus on immigration which had prevailed between both parties since the war. By the late 1960s, hundreds of thousands

  • Man arrested over suspected role in Hither Green burglary
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    Man arrested over suspected role in Hither Green burglary

    A man suspected of being an accomplice in a burglary in which one of the intruders was stabbed to death earlier this month has been arrested, police have said. Billy Jeeves, 28, who had been on the run since the incident on Wednesday 4 April, was tracked to northern Kent and arrested on suspicion of

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    Nissan to cut 'hundreds' of jobs at its plant in Sunderland

    Nissan is set to cut hundreds of jobs at its plant in Sunderland because of a fall in demand for diesel-powered cars. A spokesman would not confirm how many jobs would be affected but Sky News understands that reports that they are in the hundreds are correct. Nissan is "transitioning to a new

  • Hither Green: Second Man Sought Over Failed Burglary Arrested
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    Hither Green: Second Man Sought Over Failed Burglary Arrested

    A man wanted in connection with an aggravated burglary in which another

  • Prince Charles 'deeply touched' to be named next head of the Commonwealth
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    Prince Charles 'deeply touched' to be named next head of the Commonwealth

    It has been confirmed that The Prince of Wales will take over from the Queen as the next head of the Commonwealth. Prince Charles said he was "deeply touched and honoured" by the decision, which was made by leaders during a retreat at Windsor Castle on Friday afternoon. Commonwealth leaders

  • Windrush Campaigners Vow To Get Justice As May Backs 'Appropriate' Compensation
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    Windrush Campaigners Vow To Get Justice As May Backs 'Appropriate' Compensation

    > .@HackneyAbbott tells Brixton’s Windrush rally she “won’t stop until I have

  • EU mulls rules to strengthen protection of whistleblowers
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    EU mulls rules to strengthen protection of whistleblowers

    Whistleblowers may be given greater protection from reprisals when exposing fraud, tax evasion, data breaches and other misdeeds, under new rules proposed by the European Commission. Whistleblowing has become an increasingly hot topic since two former accounting firm employees were prosecuted in 2016

  • Care for 13,000 Britons at risk as provider seeks rescue plan
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    The Guardian

    Care for 13,000 Britons at risk as provider seeks rescue plan

    Allied Healthcare has contracts with 150 local authorities. The care of more than 13,000 elderly and vulnerable Britons could be thrown into turmoil after one of the biggest providers of home care visits in the UK warned it would go bust unless creditors backed a rescue plan. Allied Healthcare, which

  • John Tomlin jailed for 16 years over horrific acid attack on aspiring model and her cousin
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    John Tomlin jailed for 16 years over horrific acid attack on aspiring model and her cousin

    A man has been jailed for 16 years for an horrific acid attack on an aspiring model and her cousin. John Tomlin hurled sulphuric acid at Resham Khan and Jameel Muhktar as they travelled in a car in east London after celebrating her 21st birthday last year. Mr Muhktar, who suffered third degree burns

  • China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk
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    Reuters

    China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk

    China's ZTE Corp said on Friday that a U.S. ban on selling parts and software to the company was unfair and threatens its survival, and the mobile phone and telecommunications equipment maker vowed to safeguard its interests through all legal means. The U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of

  • China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk
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    Reuters

    China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk

    China's ZTE Corp said on Friday that a U.S. ban on selling parts and software to the company was unfair and threatens its survival, and the mobile phone and telecommunications equipment maker vowed to safeguard its interests through all legal means. The U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry

  • China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk
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    Reuters

    China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk

    China's ZTE Corp said on Friday that a U.S. ban on selling parts and software to the company was unfair and threatens its survival, and the mobile phone and telecommunications equipment maker vowed to safeguard its interests through all legal means. The U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry

  • Theresa May says Windrush victims will be paid compensation
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    Theresa May says Windrush victims will be paid compensation

    Theresa May: ‘These people are British. Theresa May has reassured Commonwealth leaders that members of the Windrush generation who had suffered “anxieties and problems” as a result of the government’s immigration rules would be paid compensation. The prime minister said she had given Caribbean leaders

  • Britain confident in Brexit talks, sees no return to hard Irish border
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    Britain confident in Brexit talks, sees no return to hard Irish border

    LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain expressed confidence on Friday that no hard border with Ireland would return following Brexit, but European Union negotiators have dismissed a proposal by Britain on how to ensure goods would flow freely after it quits the EU. At a negotiating session on Wednesday

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    Poll opens to name the first polar bear born in the UK in 25 years

    Voters are deciding the name of the first polar bear born in the UK for 25 years - with the frontrunner currently being Hamish. The four-month-old cub was born in December at the Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig, Scotland. Views are polarised on what to name the park's adorable new addition,

  • 'Irreplaceable': Football world reacts to Arsene Wenger's departure
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    'Irreplaceable': Football world reacts to Arsene Wenger's departure

    The world of football has paid tribute to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after the club announced he will step down from his role at the end of the season. In a statement, the 68-year-old Frenchman, who has been at the club for almost 22 years, said he felt it was the "right time" to draw an

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    Barber jailed for eight months for shaving boy's head as 'punishment'

    A barber who shaved a 10-year-old boy's head as "punishment" has been jailed for eight months. Abdulrahim Omar, 21, gave the boy a "number one" haircut after the boy had been playing with a razor which he claimed was dangerous. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons,

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    Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig 'so happy' over impending birth of first child

    British actress Rachel Weisz has revealed she is expecting her first child with husband Daniel Craig. Ms Weisz said she and Bond star Craig, 50, who married in 2011, are delighted and added: "Daniel and I are so happy. The Mummy star has an 11-year-old son from her relationship with director Darren

  • Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head
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    Reuters

    Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

    Prince Charles was approved as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group's heads of government on Friday. "We recognise the role of the queen in championing the Commonwealth and its peoples," the Commonwealth leaders said in a statement. There

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    Reuters

    PSA union solidarity frays as Opel workers resist cuts

    FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - Planned job cuts at carmaker Opel will save enough cash to meet owner PSA Group's turnaround targets, the works council chief said on Friday, as Opel workers' rejection of further concessions began to draw criticism from other PSA unions. PSA aims to eliminate 3,700

  • Dispatches from the housing crisis frontline
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    The Guardian

    Dispatches from the housing crisis frontline

    Rev Paul Nicolson (Letters, 17 April) is quite right to identify parliamentary landlordism as a contributory factor in the growing housing crisis, but I fear the problem may be worse than he suggests. As local authorities struggle to meet their new homelessness prevention and relief duties without any

  • Hammond: Brexit transition deal has averted City job losses
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    Hammond: Brexit transition deal has averted City job losses

    UK chancellor Philip Hammond said City players were ‘much more relaxed’ since the Brexit transition deal had been reached. A damaging haemorrhage of jobs from the City has been averted by the signing of a Brexit transition agreement between the UK and the EU, according to an upbeat assessment of the

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