News archive from 23 March 2014, page 8

Google encrypts Gmail in an attempt to make it 'NSA proof' and stop mass surveillance

180 View comments Scroll down for video Amid revelations that the National Security Agency has the ability to intercept data going between servers and other computers, tech giant Google now says it will encrypt all messages sent through its Gmail...

 

And in the red corner! Jessica Wright and Ricky Rayment put drama with Elliott behind them to support him...

Her cousin Elliot has brought her to tears on a number of occasions already during the current series of TOWIE. But on Saturday evening Jessica Wright put all that behind her as did her long-suffering boyfriend Ricky Rayment as they went to cheer...

 
More than 17,000 purchase home under Help to Buy scheme

More than 17,000 purchase home under Help to Buy scheme

More than 17,000 homes were bought under the government's Help to Buy scheme in its first nine months, figures have revealed. They also showed that 88% of the 17,395 were first-time buyers. Prime Minister David Cameron said the scheme, which is made...

BBC, 02:50 in Business
 
'Desperate Plight' Of Girls Involved In Gangs

'Desperate Plight' Of Girls Involved In Gangs

Thousands of girls are being subjected to sexual exploitation, weapons and drug running at the hands of male-run gangs, a new report warns. A brutal gang culture is increasingly seeing girls and young women passed around different male gang members...

 
Heart Defects In Young 'Higher Than Thought'

Heart Defects In Young 'Higher Than Thought'

Undiagnosed heart defects may be killing many more teenagers and young adults than previously thought. The most recent estimate claims Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) is responsible for the deaths of 12 people aged 14-35 in the UK every...

 

Three held after teenage girl shot

A girl believed to be 15-years-old has been shot dead at a home in east London, Scotland Yard said. Police were called to reports of a shooting at a residential address in Eastway, Hackney shortly before 4pm yesterday. The London Ambulance Service and...

 
Ghost signs of times past

Ghost signs of times past

We often don't even give them a second glance, but thanks to an online archive, Yorkshire's ghost signs will now be preserved forever. The man behind it talks to Sarah Freeman. Most are a little faded. Some are in danger of disappearing altogether,...

 
The big interview: Alan Johnson

The big interview: Alan Johnson

With a childhood which reads like the plot of a film, Alan Johnson tells Yvette Huddleston why writing his memoir has opened up a whole new career. There appears to be an image of 1950s Britain in the nation’s collective subconscious that it was a...

 
Leaders: New life in Scottish Labour? | Healthcare

Leaders: New life in Scottish Labour? | Healthcare

JUST a few years ago it would have been unthinkable for the Labour party to publish a policy document and call it The Red Paper. The Pistachio Paper, perhaps. The Purple Paper, definitely, especially in Tony Blair’s more imperial moments. But Red? No...

Scotsman, 03:21 in Health
 
Tickets on sale for Nellie Sanders’ lunch at Bourne Abbey Church Hall

Tickets on sale for Nellie Sanders’ lunch at Bourne Abbey Church Hall

People are being urged to buy tickets now for a popular Sunday meal. Tireless fundraiser Nellie Sanders, of Gladstone Street, Bourne, will hold one of her lunches at Bourne Abbey Church Hall on Sunday, April 6, at 12.30pm for 1pm. Tickets cost £8.50...

 
Patrick Nulty Quits Over Facebook Messages

Patrick Nulty Quits Over Facebook Messages

An Irish politician has quit after admitting sending inappropriate messages to women on Facebook, one of them a 17-year-old. Patrick Nulty announced in a statement on Saturday he was standing down as an independent Teachta D?, a member of the lower...

 

VIDEO: Sporty challenges at Conisbrough school

Big-hearted Doncaster residents went the extra mile this week at dozens of sporty events to help raise money for Sport Relief. Pupils and staff at Conisbrough’s De Warenne Academy took on teachers in a range of sporting challenges. Challenges...

 

SLIDESHOW: Youngstars Greatham U10 B

Greatham U10 B took on Stockton Town in their TJFA match at the weekend Mailsport’s Tom Collins was there to capture these images

 

China top leader reaffirms economic reforms

China's central bank will focus on liberalising bank deposit rates over the next two years, while loosening its grip on the yuan currency to give greater influence to market forces, a vice governor of the People's Bank of China said on Saturday....

Reuters, 03:57 in Business
 

Greek central banker defends stress test results - paper

The EU and IMF, which had estimated that the banks' needs would be higher, said in a statement that there were "upside risks" to the Greek estimates and urged the banks to address the high level of non-performing loans. But in an interview...

Reuters, 03:57 in Business
 


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