Milkshake Thrown at Nigel Farage: Brexit Party Leader
May21

Milkshake Thrown at Nigel Farage: Brexit Party Leader

Nigel Farage had milkshake thrown at him during a campaign walkabout. The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle as part of a tour of the country ahead of the European elections. A man was dragged away by a police community support officer and later seen in handcuffs.   Paul Crowther, 32, from Throckley, Newcastle, said it was a £5.25 Five Guys banana and salted caramel milkshake. Mr Farage was campaigning...

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Facebook Hit with Threat of “Record-Setting Fine” for Privacy Violations
Jan18

Facebook Hit with Threat of “Record-Setting Fine” for Privacy Violations

Federal Trade Commission officials have discussed imposing a record-setting fine on Facebook after a year of major data breaches and revelations of improper data sharing, according to the Washington Post. Facebook may have violated a 2012 agreement with the government to protect users’ data and make clear statements about their privacy. If imposed, this would be the first major fine Facebook has faced in the US after it was revealed...

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Heathrow Airport Disrupted by Drone Sighting; Halts Departures
Jan08

Heathrow Airport Disrupted by Drone Sighting; Halts Departures

Heathrow Airport Halts Departures When it Sights Drone Flights have resumed at Heathrow Airport after a drone sighting grounded all departures. Officials confirmed they were working with the Met Police to ensure the safety of staff and passengers after the alert was raised at around 5.45pm. It is understood the northern runway was closed as a result. An airport spokesman said: “We are responding to a drone sighting at Heathrow and are...

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How Amazon Became the Most Valuable Company in the U.S.
Jan08

How Amazon Became the Most Valuable Company in the U.S.

Amazon just became the most valuable public company in the U.S. taking Microsoft’s place. Amazon stole Microsoft’s spot as the most valuable publicly traded U.S. company Monday morning with a market capitalization of $790 billion versus its competitor’s $785 billion, CNBC reports. The change marks the latest shake-up for the top spot, which until recently was occupied for years by the iPhone maker Apple, and underscores the...

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United Airlines Expands with New International Flights; Melbourne, Toronto, New Delhi
Dec13

United Airlines Expands with New International Flights; Melbourne, Toronto, New Delhi

United Airlines on Wednesday announced a major international expansion at San Francisco International Airport. The airline said it plans to add flights between San Francisco and Melbourne, Australia, New Delhi, Toronto and to boost service to Amsterdam and Seoul, South Korea. United CEO Oscar Munoz, in a conference call with reporters, said it’s the largest international expansion United has ever done in San Francisco. “We...

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3 Men Arrested Over Acid Attack on Toddler
Jul23

3 Men Arrested Over Acid Attack on Toddler

More acid attack suspects arrested British police have arrested three men in London after a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy in the English city of Worcester. The suspects, aged 22, 25 and 26, were detained in London on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm, West Mercia Police said. The toddler suffered serious burns to his face and an arm as he sat in a pushchair in the Home Bargains store in Tallow Hill...

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