• Trade push expected as Theresa May makes first Africa visit as PM

    Trade push expected as Theresa May makes first Africa visit as PM

    • August 27, 2018

    Theresa May is preparing to fly to Africa on a three-nation trade mission in an attempt to bolster Britain’s post-Brexit fortunes. Mrs May will visit South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya as she makes her first trip to the continent since becoming Prime Minister in 2016. She will be accompanied by a 29-strong business delegation, adding

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  • Footage shows dramatic drugs chase near Algeciras

    Footage shows dramatic drugs chase near Algeciras

    • August 23, 2018

    Spain’s Guardia Civil has released dramatic footage of a high-speed chase at sea near Algeciras that ended in 2.4 tonnes of cannabis resin being seized. The video shows Spanish law enforcement vessels and a helicopter chasing smugglers on a rigid-hulled inflatable boat in the area of Punta Carnero. In a statement, the Guardia Civil said

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  • Facebook assesses trustworthiness of users based on fake news feedback

    Facebook assesses trustworthiness of users based on fake news feedback

    • August 22, 2018

    Facebook has confirmed that it measures how trustworthy users are when they report fake news posts, as it attempts to tackle misinformation across the social network. Users are able to flag up posts they think may be fake on Facebook, which are sent to a team of fact-checkers. In a bid to help them sift

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  • Terror suspect arrested as car crashes into UK parliament security barriers

    Terror suspect arrested as car crashes into UK parliament security barriers

    • August 14, 2018

    A driver has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences after a car collided with cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament. The man, in his late 20s, is being held in custody at a south London police station after armed officers swarmed the scene following the suspected terror

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  • Why some fall victim to fake news

    Why some fall victim to fake news

    • August 10, 2018

    By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent Thought processes and belief systems that people develop early in life to help protect against the anxiety and stress of an uncertain world may help explain why some fall victim to fake news, psychologists believe. But psychology can offer a few evidence-based strategies for defending against the pull

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  • Type 1 diabetes patients diagnosed at young age ‘have shorter life expectancy’

    Type 1 diabetes patients diagnosed at young age ‘have shorter life expectancy’

    • August 10, 2018

    By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent Patients who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at a young age have greater risk of heart problems and shorter life expectancy compared to those with a later diagnosis, a study has found. Life expectancy for individuals with younger onset disease is on average 16 years shorter than

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