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    Canada data firm AIQ may face legal action in UK

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook claims AIQ spent $2m (£1.43m) during the Brexit referendum The UK's Information Commissioner is considering legal action against Canadian data firm AggregateIQ (AIQ).It follows testimony from co-founder Jeff Silvester to Canadian MPs in ... Read More

    Russell Brand cancels Aberdeen stand-up show

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Brand has cancelled a show in Aberdeen at short notice. Stand-up comedian Russell Brand has cancelled a show in Aberdeen at short notice due to a "personal emergency".The comedian was set to perform his ... Read More

    Game of Thrones creator announces new book

    Image copyright Getty Images/Bantam Books Image caption Martin said the book would not be "a traditional narrative" Author George RR Martin is publishing a new book - but it isn't The Winds of Winter, the next entry in the series ... Read More

    Snapchat releases new Spectacles 2.0

    Almost a year-and-a-half after the first version's launch, Snapchat has unveiled Spectacles 2.0.The camera-enabled eyewear have new features, new colours, and a new price.The BBC's North American technology reporter Dave Lee visited the tech firm's Los Angeles headquarters for a ... Read More

    Kim Kardashian hits back at Kanye West ‘mental health’ claims

    Image copyright Reuters Kim Kardashian says Kanye West is "being himself" and hit back at claims he's experiencing mental health issues.The 37-year-old jumped to her husband's defence after he was criticised for pro-Trump messages including calling the US president his ... Read More

    5 moments from Meghan Markle’s last Suits

    Image copyright USA Network/Netflix/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Markle has played paralegal Rachel Zane since Suits' first season aired in 2011 Want to see Meghan Markle tie the knot? Well, you'll have to wait until 19 May when she and Prince Harry ... Read More

    Bronfman-Rothschild and NXIVM Child Trafficking

    Recently Keith Raniere and celebrity Allison Mack of NXIVM were arrested. The "Media" keeps reporting on NXIVM as a marginal "sex cult" as if it were an unimportant group of outcast weirdos.The reality is much different. First of all, the ... Read More

    Facebook threw us under bus, says data firm Cubeyou

    Image copyright Getty Images A company suspended from Facebook in the fallout of the Cambridge Analytica scandal says it feels betrayed by the social media giant.Cubeyou collected information about users of the social media site through personality quiz apps that ... Read More

    Avengers Infinity War: Just another superhero film?

    Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Copy this link Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel ... Read More

    Photos that tell the story of the past 75 years

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    Film Review: ‘Goran’

    “Worst birthday ever” doesn’t begin to cover the magnitude of what befalls our protagonist in “Goran.” Fast-rising Croatian helmer Nevio Marasovic’s third professional feature — he’s made a well-received fourth, “Comic Sans,” since this one premiered at Fantasia nearly two years ... Read More

    Google’s Gmail gets self-destruct option ahead of GDPR

    Image copyright Getty Images/Google Image caption The ability to put timers on emails could help reduce the risk of data breaches Google's email service is adding the option to allow messages to become inaccessible after a set time as it ... Read More

    ‘Why I performed magic in North Korea’

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    Trump thanks Kanye West for Twitter compliments

    Image copyright Jonathan Brady/PA Wire Image caption Kanye West has been a surprisingly vocal Trump supporter Rapper Kanye West is already under fire after his recent return to Twitter for tweeting his support for US President Donald Trump. West, 40, ... Read More

    YouTube Kids to give parents more control over output

    Image copyright Getty Images Google says it will add new parental controls to its YouTube Kids app, after inappropriate videos were repeatedly discovered on the service.One of the new options prevents channels that have not been vetted by human moderators ... Read More

    Strictly Ballroom: Not many 10s for West End musical

    Image copyright Johan Persson Image caption The cast of Strictly Ballroom. Other carbonated drinks are available The Times called it "Strictly so-so". The Telegraph described it as "bewilderingly vapid". But for The Sun, it was "a joyous, heart-melting blast".Those are ... Read More

    BuzzFeed partners with Netflix for documentary series

    Image copyright Reuters BuzzFeed has announced a journalism-orientated documentary series produced in partnership with Netflix.Launching on 9 July, the weekly 20-show run of 15-minute episodes will go behind-the-scenes as its journalists pursue a variety of stories.An initial YouTube trailer for ... Read More

    US actress Rose McGowan: Weinstein tried to contact me

    US actress Rose McGowan tells the BBC Victoria Derbyshire show that Harvey Weinstein has tried to contact her since she went public with her allegations that he raped her.She said she had received, "texts, things like that," adding, "I've got ... Read More

    World of Sport Wrestling to return to British TV screens

    Image copyright ITV Studios Image caption WOS Wrestling is to return to British TV after 30 years World of Sport Wrestling is to return to British television screens - 30 years after the Saturday staple ended.The new 10-part series will ... Read More

    Hotel door locks worldwide were vulnerable to hack

    Image copyright F-Secure Image caption The hack could be used to access restricted floors as well as locked rooms Millions of electronic door locks fitted to hotel rooms worldwide have been found to be vulnerable to a hack.Researchers say flaws ... Read More

    Macron – Whats his agenda?

    originally posted by: ForensickFrance are known for running their own agenda, they fight their own fight in Africa, they would not join the UK and US in Iraq, no idea what they did in Afghanistan but they were not very ... Read More

    There’s a global shortage of exorcists

    a reply to: ElGooberoI won't call anyone a wimp for asking for help. But, do you blame ALL your problems on demons? And does God ever really help, or does just asking for his help inspire you to help yourself?If ... Read More

    Ivor Novellos: Ed Sheeran faces competition from himself

    Image copyright PA / Reuters Ed Sheeran faces stiff competition at this year's Ivor Novello Awards... from himself.The singer has been nominated twice in the most performed work category for his songs Shape of You and Castle on the Hill.Stormzy ... Read More

    Meek Mill released from prison after ‘nightmare’ five months

    Image copyright Getty Images Meek Mill has been released from prison - five months after being sentenced for breaking the terms of his probation. "While the past five months have been a nightmare, the prayers, visits, calls, letters and rallies ... Read More

    Chinese tech giants’ sexist job ads exposed

    Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Discrimination in recruitment has contributed to a decrease in the proportion of Chinese women working, Human Rights Watch says Leading Chinese tech firms have pledged to address gender discrimination in job ads after a damning ... Read More

    Mia Farrow Didn’t Want Dylan Farrow to Talk About Woody Allen Sex Abuse Claims

    Mia Farrow expanded on the tumultuous year her children have had, revealing that she originally didn’t want her daughter Dylan to go public with her story of alleged abuse at the hands of Farrow’s ex-partner Woody Allen. “I just wanted ... Read More

    Zendaya: ‘I’m Hollywood’s acceptable version of a black girl’

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Actress Zendaya Coleman says colourism in Hollywood needs to end Zendaya Coleman has called out Hollywood's beauty standards.The 21-year-old actress says she's the industry's "acceptable version of a black girl".Speaking at the Beautycon Festival ... Read More

    Bruce Campbell says he’s retiring Evil Dead Ash role

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Campbell starred in the original Evil Dead films Bruce Campbell's Ash Williams is no more.The news comes following Friday's announcement that Sunday's final episode of Ash vs Evil Dead Season 3 would also be ... Read More

    Ransomware infects Ukraine energy ministry website

    Image copyright AlienVault Image caption Hackers have used a ransomware cyber-attack to compromise a Ukranian government website Hackers have used ransomware to take the website of Ukraine's energy ministry offline and encrypt its files.The website currently contains a message written ... Read More

    The Debrief: Female-focused digital brand faces closure

    Image copyright The Debrief Image caption Launched in 2014, The Debrief aimed to reflect contemporary issues facing young women Digital media brand The Debrief has announced it is facing closure.In a statement, the website said it could not "see a ... Read More

    The Middle: Demi Lovato among artists who rejected hit song

    Image copyright Getty Images No-one likes rejection, so spare a thought for the writing team behind The Middle by Zedd, featuring Maren Morris.The song's producers say 12 top female singers all recorded versions of the song but decided not to ... Read More

    Canada developing quantum radar to detect stealth aircraft

    Image copyright University of Waterloo Image caption Canada is investing $2.7m to develop technology to detect stealth aircraft Canada has invested $2.7m (£1.93m) into developing quantum radar - a new technology that would greatly improve the detection of stealth aircraft.The ... Read More

    U.S. regulator fines Altaba $35 million over 2014 Yahoo email hack

    WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. regulators fined Altaba Inc, the company formerly known as Yahoo! Inc, $35 million on Tuesday to settle charges that kept its massive 2014 cyber security breach a secret from investors for more than two years ... Read More

    BBC iPlayer streams sport in 4K HDR for first time

    Image copyright Timeline Television Ltd Image caption The BBC's trial was the first 4K HDR live broadcast of its kind The BBC has broadcast a live event in 4K resolution and high dynamic range (HDR) colour for the first time.Its ... Read More

    Jacqueline Wilson call for books industry plastics ban

    Image copyright Getty / BBC Image caption More than 40 million of Dame Jacqueline's books have been sold in the UK alone Dame Jacqueline Wilson and Chris Riddell are among 50 writers and illustrators calling for the book industry to ... Read More

    Streaming is basically saving the music industry

    Image caption Some of the biggest-selling artists of last year Streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music have become the biggest contributor to the music industry's coffers for the first time ever.In total, streaming generated $7.1bn (£5bn) in 2017, more ... Read More

    Washington State Fusion Center accidentally releases records on remote mind control

    a reply to: vinifalouHOAX!Thi is either deliberate fake news and slander of a Westen Academic or unintentional gullibility on the OP's part.I have looked into it. It is made up.This is the real oseph Sharp received his B.S., M.S., ... Read More

    OPCW Chief admits Salisbury chemical can be produced by any country

    a reply to: trollzits not a hard chemical to make.. Easier than VX (that UK invented) novichoks parts (version 1-5)are non toxic even. The formula was known as early as 1991 by the west. even Iran made all 5 versions ... Read More

    The Evolution of Jesus in Early Christianity

    originally posted by: Akragona reply to: SR1TXi completely appreciate that.... but this isn't the religious forum my friend.IF you have a half an hour...Just watch the video posteda reply to: Raggedymanthat means you too!!You silly fundy It's a question, I ... Read More

    Police ‘visit funeral home to unlock dead man’s phone’

    Image copyright Getty Images Police in Florida have been criticised for allegedly entering a funeral home in a futile bid to unlock a dead man's smartphone.Linus Phillip, 30, was killed while trying to escape from police at a petrol station ... Read More

    Madonna fails to stop auction of personal items

    Image copyright Reuters Madonna has lost a court bid to stop a former friend auctioning off intimate items including love letters and a hairbrush with strands of her hair.A New York judge threw out the pop star's lawsuit against Darlene ... Read More

    Avicii’s family thank fans and artists for support

    Image copyright Getty Images Avicii's family have thanked fans for their support following the DJ's death last week.The body of the Swedish star, whose real name is Tim Bergling, was found at a hotel in Muscat, Oman.His family praised fans ... Read More

    Tribeca Film Review: ‘To Dust’

    The mordant side of Jewish humor is pushed to an extreme in Shawn Snyder’s debut feature “To Dust.” This gently absurdist — yet also sometimes downright icky — tale revolves around a grief-stricken Hasidic widower who enlists a Gentile biology ... Read More

    ‘Nazi pug’ video-maker has no regrets

    YouTube video-maker Mark Meechan, who trained his girlfriend's dog to give a "Nazi salute" which he said was part of a prank, has been fined £800 after being found guilty of committing a hate crime. Mr Meechan spoke to the ... Read More

    Long-running folk festival cancelled – with no refunds

    Image caption The Proclaimers were among the bigger names to have played the Beverley Folk Festival A long-running folk festival has been called off this year after the firm that runs it went bust.Beverley Folk Festival, a non-profit-making organisation run ... Read More

    Daniel Barenboim returns German music award in anti-Semitism row

    Image copyright EPA Image caption Daniel Barenboim said "decency and humanity" must outweigh "commercial interests" The Berlin-based conductor Daniel Barenboim is returning prizes he has won at Germany's biggest music awards in a row over what he said were "clearly ... Read More

    Avicii death: Oman police confirm ‘no criminal suspicion’

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe DJ will be remembered for club hits like Levels, Wake Me Up and Hey BrotherPolice in Oman have ruled out suspicious circumstances in the death of Swedish DJ Avicii.The 28-year-old was ... Read More

    Cliff Richard privacy case: BBC editor defends report

    Image copyright PA The BBC might have faced criticism had it not reported that Sir Cliff Richard was being investigated by police, a senior editor has told the High Court.Gary Smith said the singer's fame meant the BBC could have ... Read More