Carole Wilkinson

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Here’s how to see the data that tech giants have about you

Facebook, Apple, Google, and Twitter probably have more info about you than you think. And the only way to know for sure is to download it all.<p>The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal that broke earlier this year will probably hold the crown as 2018’s biggest story in tech. It came to light that …

Social Media

GDPR Sounds Dull But Here's Why Those Emails And Website Pop-Ups Are Important

Here's our technobabble-free explainer on what it all means.<p>If your inbox is anything like ours, it’s likely to be full of emails from various …

Centenary of historic North East women's football match takes place this month

It was in March this year the England women’s national football team captained by Durham’s Steph Houghton was ranked number two in the world, its …

How the children of Nazi Germany remember World War Two

A new book has gathered the memories of ‘Kriegskinder’, next to portraits of them as they are now. Photographer Frederike Helwig reveals how they remember childhoods in Nazi Germany.<p>The memories have the patina of childhood: fragmented, vivid, without resolution. They place us, as readers, …

Why Nike Sees Social Responsibility As An Opportunity To Innovate

Nike’s Hannah Jones and soccer great Abby Wambach are finding powerful, targeted ways to foster respect for the planet and all who live—and play—on it.<p>Environmental protection and equal opportunity are two of today’s most pressing global issues. Nike sustainability head Hannah Jones and soccer star …

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The inside story of Labour’s election shock

When a snap election was called, a divided Labour sprang into action to defy predictions of a wipeout and upturn the political consensus. The key players tell Heather Stewart how it all happened<p>At 10pm on Thursday 8 June, shadow chancellor John McDonnell, Jeremy Corbyn’s oldest and best political …

The last Nazi hunters

Since 1958, a small department of Germany’s government has sought to bring members of the Third Reich to trial. A handful of prosecutors are still tracking down Nazis, but the world’s biggest cold-case investigation will soon be shut down. By Linda Kinstler<p>The Central Office for the Investigation …

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5 Tricks to Learn a Foreign Language Way Faster

Learning a second language is great for your brain and your business. Here's how to speed up the process.<p>Science shows that learning a second language can help you solve problems more critically, focus more intensely, and even keep your brain sharp as you age. And that's not even mentioning the …

Language Learning

Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

How Theresa May lost it

<i>LONDON</i><p>alfway through Britain’s seven-week snap election campaign, some in Theresa May’s team came to the conclusion that they had a problem — the …

7 Interview Tips Every Introvert Should Know

Job interviews can be mildly terrifying for anyone, but they’re extra-extra-terrifying for introverts. (Wildly brag about my strengths? No thanks.) …

Personality

Protest and persist: why giving up hope is not an option

The true impact of activism may not be felt for a generation. That alone is reason to fight, rather than surrender to despair<p>Last month, Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden had a public conversation about democracy, transparency, whistleblowing and more. In the course of it, Snowden – who was of …

Civil Rights

Clare Hollingworth: The Reporter Who Broke the News of World War II

The veteran British journalist, who scooped the story of Hitler’s invasion of Poland on her third day on the job and later unmasked Soviet spy Kim Philby, has died at 105.<p>Any big journalistic scoop requires a combination of luck and hustle. It’s only natural that Clare Hollingworth had a lot of …

17 Damn Good Albums From 2016

Swan songs for civilization.<p>In no particular order.

Winter Solstice Is Coming—Year’s Shortest Day Explained

From astronomy to cultural influences, get the facts about this annual phenomenon.<p>The Northern Hemisphere's procession of dwindling days is about to reach its nadir. The winter solstice is the year's shortest day, but the start of winter also launches the sun's steady climb toward the long, warm …

Scare the mother, save the child

By Camila Ruz and Charlotte Pritchard<br>06 December 2016<p>A door opens<p>It was late when Ruth walked up to the front door. She was already nervous and the dark November evening wasn’t helping. Pressing the doorbell, she heard it ring faintly inside. Light shone through the curtains but minutes ticked by …

The reinvention of radical protest: life on the frontline of the Aids epidemic | David France

As reports of a mysterious plague swept through the gay community in the 1980s, activists developed shock tactics to get the support they desperately needed.<p>The experience of death, which had bound them together a quarter of a century ago, unexpectedly reunited them on an unseasonably warm January …

Disease

Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

'If this is victory, then let God stop all wars': the revealing 66-letter epitaphs on the graves of the Somme dead

<b>Archivist Sarah Wearne has compiled some of the 66-letter inscriptions chosen by the families of those killed during the Somme</b><p>“Now heaven is by the young invaded.” That epitaph sits on the grave of Second Lieutenant James Ekin, who died a century ago today. Ekin, 19, was killed alongside his …

a football zine for fans who just so happen to be women

SEASON zine knows the score.<p>It feels fairly ludicrous to still be writing this in 2016 but women like football. And no they don't need the rules mansplaining, no they're not trying to impress a bloke and no they don't just fancy the players or managers (apart from Joachim Löw who, let's face it, we …

Soccer

The last days of football in East Germany

It's 25 years since Hansa Rostock became the last side to win the East German cup. But that wasn't the end of football in the GDR. A host of teams …

Soccer