News archive from 6 June 2013, page 4

Revealed: NSA collecting phone records of millions of Americans daily

Revealed: NSA collecting phone records of millions of Americans daily

Under the terms of the order, the numbers of both parties on a call are handed over, as is location data and the time and duration of all calls. Photograph: Matt Rourke/AP The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of...

 

Oysters top list of bottom foods

Oysters, liver and anchovies have topped a list of foods deemed unpalatable by British adults. Almost half the population (47%) said oysters were among the foods they would not eat, with the figure increasing to 57% of women, the poll for Save the...

 

Oysters top list of bottom foods

Oysters, liver and anchovies have topped a list of foods deemed unpalatable by British adults. Almost half the population (47%) said oysters were among the foods they would not eat, with the figure increasing to 57% of women, the poll for Save the...

 
Bank of England to keep policy steady at King's last meeting

Bank of England to keep policy steady at King's last meeting

King, who is retiring from the bank after a 20-year career at the Bank, has argued since February, along with two other policymakers, for an extra 25 billion pounds of bond purchases to boost Britain's sluggish economic recovery. But they look set to...

Reuters, 00:13 in Business
 

Extra drink-drive checks announced

The Government has launched a £740,000 summer anti drink-drive campaign with police announcing they will carry out extra checks on motorists. The campaign will include radio adverts, pub posters and a short online film warning motorists of the heavy...

 

Police payout to bereaved mother

Police have paid an undisclosed out-of-court settlement to a mother who was arrested on suspicion of murder after her three-year-old son died of natural causes. Abby Podmore, from Quinton, Birmingham, was held in police custody overnight in February...

 
Terror police probe London Islamic centre blaze

Terror police probe London Islamic centre blaze

RELIGIOUS leaders appealed for calm last night after an Islamic centre in north London was destroyed in an apparent hate- crime attack. Anti-terrorism police are investigating whether the attack was revenge for the killing of British soldier Lee...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Hot News
 

Extra drink-drive checks announced

The Government has launched a £740,000 summer anti drink-drive campaign with police announcing they will carry out extra checks on motorists. The campaign will include radio adverts, pub posters and a short online film warning motorists of the heavy...

 

EU seeks measures to stop fighters travelling to Syria

In an attempt to keep EU citizens from going to fight in Syria, the EU's anti-terror chief said on Wednesday he wanted members to be more aggressive in vetting extremist social media and to keep more personal data on suspicious travel. Gilles de...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 
Stephen Fry: ‘I tried to kill myself last year’

Stephen Fry: ‘I tried to kill myself last year’

STEPHEN Fry has said that he attempted suicide last year in what he described as "a close run thing". The actor and writer, who has spoken openly in the past about depression and previous suicide attempts, told comic Richard Herring he tried...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Hot News
 

Oysters top list of bottom foods

Oysters, liver and anchovies have topped a list of foods deemed unpalatable by British adults. Almost half the population (47%) said oysters were among the foods they would not eat, with the figure increasing to 57% of women, the poll for Save the...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 

Extra drink-drive checks announced

The Government has launched a £740,000 summer anti drink-drive campaign with police announcing they will carry out extra checks on motorists. The campaign will include radio adverts, pub posters and a short online film warning motorists of the heavy...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 


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