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Facebook To Investigate Whether Russia Swayed Brexit Vote

Facebook is to expand its investigation into whether Russian agents attempted to influence the Brexit vote, it has emerged. The social media giant confirmed the probe in a a letter to Damian Collins, chair of the UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee, which is currently holding an inquiry into fake news. Facebook’s head of policy in the ...

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Scientists Watch DNA Being Read In World First

Scientists have unveiled some astonishing pictures of DNA code actually being read and “transcribed” in real-time. This is the first time ever that we’ve been able to watch this process and by understanding its intricacies, scientists believe it could lead to “new ways to tackle cancer.” Alessandro Vannini/Jeroen Claus Phospho Biomedical Animation The imagery shows the RNA Polymerase III as a ...

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Tearful NHS Workers Reveal Struggles In New Labour Party Political Broadcast

Tearful NHS workers tell of the struggles they face every day in Labour’s first party political broadcast of 2018. A variety of health service staff, from GPs and clinicians to ambulance drivers and nurses, talk about the impact of cuts, staff shortages, increased waiting times and cancelled operations in the short film, which aired for the first time on Wednesday evening.  ...

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International Trade Minister Greg Hands Reveals His Son Wept Over Brexit Vote

International Trade minister Greg Hands has revealed that his son wept when he was told the result of the Brexit referendum. In an interview with HuffPost Germany, he explained that his nine-year-old had burst into tears, fearing his German mother and English father would have to split up. Hands, who campaigned to Remain in the EU but now tours the ...

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'Let Customers Hang Themselves': Secret RBS Memo Sent In The Wake Of The Financial Crash Made Public

PA Wire/PA Images An internal RBS memo urging managers to let struggling customers “hang themselves” in the wake of the financial crisis has been published. The 2009 document, which the bank claims did not reflect official policy, was sent around the organisation’s Global Restructuring Group under the heading “Just Hit Budget!” Recommendations in the memo included going after “basket cases” ...

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This Mum Is Using Her Voice To Battle A 'Hidden Disability'

Mother-of-one, Marsha Howe, has lived with sickle cell all her life. In order to survive her “hidden disability” she undergoes what is known as a blood exchanges, where her sickle cell blood is “exchanged” for regular blood. In the UK, the condition is common in people from an African or Caribbean family background. However, only three percent of donors who gave blood ...

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Kim Kardashian West And Kanye West's Surrogate Has Given Birth To Their Third Child

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West have just welcomed their third child, who was born via surrogate. The baby girl was born at 12:47am on 15 January, weighing 7lbs 6oz. “Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl,” Kardashian West wrote on her website. “We are incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our ...

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Matt Damon Expresses Regret Over Sexual Harassment Comments: 'I Should Close My Mouth For A While'

Matt Damon has admitted his regret over comments he made in relation to the #MeToo movement. The actor has taken heat on a number of occasions recently, after responding to the slew of sexual abuse allegations made against several key figures in Hollywood. First, Matt faced a backlash on social media when he suggested there was a “spectrum” when it came ...

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Steve Bannon Subpoenaed By Special Counsel Russia Probe

Former top advisor to President Trump, Steve Bannon, has been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury as part of a special counsel’s probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. The New York Times, which cited a person with direct knowledge of the matter in its report, said it ...

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Tory 'Mutineer' Paul Masterton: 'Happy Clappy' Pro-Brexit Tories Won't Stop Me Standing Up To The Government

Tory Brexit ‘mutineer’ Paul Masterton has attacked his “happy-clappy” colleagues who cheer “like a seal” whenever leaving the EU is mentioned. Masterton – one of 15 Tories dubbed a ‘Brexit mutineer’ by the Daily Telegraph – told HuffPost UK he was determined to hold the Government to account during the EU Withdrawal process, despite attacks from hostile media and fellow ...

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