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Jailed in Dubai: The laws you need to know when traveling to the Middle East city

British tourists in Dubai have been thrown in jail for breaking laws they had no idea existed. From brushing past a stranger to swearing or having sex, holidaymakers have found themselves in hot water in the Middle East. New figures have shown that over the last year, Dubai’s tourism police have dealt with 1,623 complaints. Most are resolved instantly, yet ...

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The 4th dimension, but not as we know it: Scientists bend rules to catch glimpse of unknown

Two separate teams of scientists have bent the rules of physics to catch a glimpse of evidence on something which, technically, we shouldn’t be able to perceive: a fourth spatial dimension. Everyone is aware of our standard three dimensions of space and one dimension of time, but the two teams, one based in the US and the other in Europe, ...

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Deadly Amtrak train crash, what we know so far (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 01:23 At least six people were killed when an Amtrak train carrying 77 passengers and seven crew members derailed on its maiden voyage along a new high-speed route Monday. Here is everything we know about the tragedy so far: A section of the Amtrak train 501 derailed as it crossed a bridge over a major ...

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‘Olympic athletes from Russia’– What do we know about the status of Russia’s ‘neutral’ competitors?

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 18:48 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) embarked on an un unprecedented course of action Tuesday, banning Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang during its executive board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. While Russia will be prohibited from sending an official team to the Games, ‘clean’ Russian athletes who have never been convicted of doping ...

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As tbh popularity wanes, Facebook launches ‘Did You Know’ social questionnaire

Facebook wants you to share a bit more about yourself on your profile, so today it’s launching a new feature to web and mobile users called “Did You Know,” where you can answer questions about yourself to clue friends into your secrets, dreams, goals and feelings. As people back away from statuses and focus more on sharing articles, videos and ...

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May’s mistakes come back to bungle Brexit: What we know about DUP border demands

Prime Minister Theresa May’s mistakes are coming back to haunt her. Losing her majority in a snap election, a desperate DUP deal and a double dose of Brexit bungling may have just neutralized negotiations with Brussels. On Monday, negotiations with the European Union (EU) over Brexit were looking good. Britain and Brussels have been wrangling over the big three issues ...

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Trump retweets Jayda Fransen: 5 things you need to know about Britain First

US President Donald Trump has sparked public outcry by retweeting blatantly Islamophobic videos that were originally posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right group Britain First. After Charlottesville, this isn’t a good look. The US President has been accused of stoking the fires of far-right and anti-Muslim ideologies to his 44 million Twitter followers. Did Trump actually know ...

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World Cup 2018: All you need to know about the teams heading to Russia

All 32 teams taking part at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia have now been confirmed, after Peru claimed the last qualifying spot by beating New Zealand in their intercontinental play-off, Ahead of the World Cup draw in the Kremlin on December 1, we bring you all you need to know about the teams that have qualified from each region. ...

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Four years later, Yahoo still doesn’t know how Russia hacked 3 billion accounts

On Wednesday, in a security hearing that called both Equifax and Yahoo’s past and present executives to Washington D.C., we’re learning a bit more about what Yahoo didn’t know about the biggest hack in history. When pressed about how Yahoo failed to recognize that 3 billion accounts — and not 500 million as first reported — were compromised in what ...

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Don’t bother with national census… spooks already know where you live & work thanks to mobile data

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 17:25 In what sounds like the dystopia described in George Orwell’s ‘1984,’ thousands of Londoners have had their mobile phone data tracked by the government to find out where they live and work. Now the method could be used instead of the national census. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been trying to build ...

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