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Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?

Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?

Imagine being able to scroll through your memories like an Instagram feed, reliving with vivid details your favourite life moments and backing up the dearest ones. Now imagine a dystopian version of the same future in which hackers hijack these...

today, 00:25 in Business
 
Could a defeated IS rebound?

Could a defeated IS rebound?

In short: yes, but not in the same form. The jihadist terror group's self-proclaimed "caliphate", which once ruled over nearly eight million people across Syria and Iraq, has been all but eliminated. The temptation for triumphalism in...

today, 00:09 in World News
 
Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Clothing brands and retailers should pay a penny on every garment they sell to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme. That's the view of MPs, who say "fast fashion" is a major contributor to greenhouse gases, water pollution, air pollution and...

today, 00:02 in Regional
 
LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz 'racially attacked' in London

LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz 'racially attacked' in London

An anti-extremism campaigner said he was "racially attacked" and hit in the face outside a theatre. Maajid Nawaz said a white man attacked him while he was stood alone outside the Soho Theatre in central London. The LBC radio presenter...

yesterday, 23:52 in Regional
 
George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95

George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95

The US sailor famously photographed kissing a stranger in New York's Times Square to celebrate the end of World War Two has died aged 95. The picture of George Mendonsa bending over and kissing 21-year-old Greta Zimmer Friedman on VJ Day (Victory over...

yesterday, 22:42 in World News
 
Haiti arrests: US confirms Americans among group detained

Haiti arrests: US confirms Americans among group detained

The US state department says it understands that a number of Americans are among a group arrested in Haiti. Local media reported semi-automatic weapons had been found but this has not been officially confirmed. The circumstances remain unclear but...

yesterday, 22:19 in World News
 

The US cannot crush us, says Huawei founder

The founder of Huawei has said there is "no way the US can crush" the company, in an exclusive interview with the BBC. Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter Meng Wanzhou, the company's chief financial officer, as politically...

yesterday, 22:11 in World News
 
Islamophobia behind far-right rise in UK, report says

Islamophobia behind far-right rise in UK, report says

Islamophobia has become the driving force behind the rise of far-right movements in the UK, according to an anti-racism charity. Hope Not Hate says anti-Muslim prejudice has replaced immigration as the "key driver" of the groups. A report...

yesterday, 19:38 in Regional
 
'Cowards and traitors' - how Twitter reacted to Labour resignations

'Cowards and traitors' - how Twitter reacted to Labour resignations

A group of former Labour MPs have been called "cowards and traitors" on social media after quitting the party. The seven faced calls on Twitter to stand down and trigger by-elections amid claims they were boosting the Conservatives by...

yesterday, 18:51 in Regional
 
Clerical abuse: Film gets go-ahead after legal challenge

Clerical abuse: Film gets go-ahead after legal challenge

A film telling the story of children allegedly abused at the hands of a Catholic priest has been cleared for release in France on Wednesday. The lawyers of Bernard Preynat, 73, said the film, called By the Grace of God, could prejudice his trial. But...

yesterday, 18:40 in World News
 
Netflix axes Marvel shows Jessica Jones and The Punisher

Netflix axes Marvel shows Jessica Jones and The Punisher

Online streaming service Netflix has officially cancelled its remaining Marvel shows, Jessica Jones and The Punisher. The shows were the only two series from the TV arm of comic book giant Marvel left on Netflix. Daredevil, Iron Fist and Luke Cage...

yesterday, 18:10 in Art & Culture
 
Ren Zhengfei: Huawei's reclusive founder

Ren Zhengfei: Huawei's reclusive founder

When Huawei's founder and president Ren Zhengfei started his firm back in 1987 with just 21,000 yuan - the equivalent of about $6,600 today - little did he know his creation would grow to become a telecoms giant and make him one of the richest people...

yesterday, 17:59 in Business
 
Ai Weiwei hits out at film censorship over Berlin I Love You

Ai Weiwei hits out at film censorship over Berlin I Love You

Artist Ai Weiwei has accused the producers of a film he worked on of cutting his part because they didn't want to upset the Chinese authorities. Ai directed a segment of Berlin I Love You - but his "episode" didn't end up in the finished...

yesterday, 17:49 in Art & Culture
 
Facebook security app used to 'spy' on competitors

Facebook security app used to 'spy' on competitors

A report by a Commons committee has detailed Facebook's use of an application to "spy" on users. The cross-party group said that Facebook used its Onavo virtual private network (VPN) app to gather information on competitors. The MPs claim...

yesterday, 17:46 in Science &Technology
 
'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking trial starts in France

'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking trial starts in France

Two former air force pilots have gone on trial in France almost six years after 26 suitcases stashed with cocaine were found on board their plane in the Dominican Republic. The two Frenchmen, Pascal Fauret and Bruno Odos, were arrested and sentenced...

yesterday, 17:09 in World News
 


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