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The end of the CCTV era?

<b>Twenty years ago the government backed a major expansion of the CCTV network - now funds are being cut and cameras shut off. Is the UK's CCTV boom over, asks Rachel Argyle.</b><p>In 1994, the Conservative government launched the Partners Against Crime initiative, with Home Secretary Michael Howard saying …

What “broken windows” policing is

IN JULY 2014 an unarmed black man named Eric Garner died at the hands of a police officer after allegedly resisting arrest. Garner’s presumed crime …

Charleston shooting: 'a hate crime and an act of terrorism'

Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof appears in court

The mass shooting sparked a 14-hour manhunt which ended with police arresting 21-year-old Dylann Roof in a town in North Carolina, 220 miles north of …

United States

Charleston shooting: nine die in historic civil rights church

Schoolboy who stabbed teacher given 11 years’ detention

A 14-year-old boy who stabbed his supply teacher in the stomach in a racist attack has been detained for 11 years.<p>The teenager, who cannot be named …

Bradford Kings Academy stabbing: Boy detained for Vincent Uzomah attack

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1185000/1185547_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524775669_fd799d3e3fc69b493eb92b2011393e78<p><b>A 14-year-old boy who stabbed a supply teacher before bragging about the racially-motivated attack on Facebook has been handed an 11-year sentence.</b><p>The …

Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act

It is an image that shows beyond any doubt that Europe's leaders are failing to deal with the refugee crisis on their doorstep.<p>And now David Cameron …

'That one has big breasts. But I want a Yazidi with blue eyes and pale skin. I am willing to pay the price': Escaped girl, 18, tells of the day she was sold as a sex slave

• <b>Jinan was captured by ISIS militants early 2014, escaped three months later</b>• <b><br>She has written a book about her torturous ordeal at hands of cruel</b> …

Baby P's mother Tracey Connelly refused parole

<b>The mother of Baby P is still a danger to the public and should not be freed from prison in the new year, the Parole Board has ruled.</b><p>Tracey Connelly, 33, was jailed in 2009 and let out on licence in 2013, but returned to prison for breaching her parole conditions this year.<p>Earlier this month, a …

Baby P mother Tracey Connelly 'released from prison'

Tracey Connelly served more than five years in jail, including time on remand<p><b>Baby Peter Connelly's mother, who was jailed over his death, has been freed from prison, it is understood.</b><p>Tracey Connelly was jailed for a minimum of five years in 2009 after admitting causing or allowing her son's death. …

Timeline of Baby P case

An account of the developments surrounding the case of 17-month-old boy Baby Peter who died in Haringey, north London, in August 2007 after suffering a series of injuries:<p><b>1 March 2006:</b> Baby Peter is born to Tracey Connelly.<p><b>June 2006:</b> Connelly begins a relationship with a new boyfriend Steven Barker.<p>…

New domestic abuse law comes into force

<b>Domestic abusers who control victims via social media or spy on them online could face up to five years in prison under a new law which is now in force.</b><p>The legislation will target those who subject spouses, partners and family members to psychological and emotional torment but stop short of …

Sociology

Walmart's E-Commerce Push: It's Among Top Companies Posting Jobs For Software Developers

Wal-Mart made waves last week when it announced it was closing 154 U.S. stores and another 115 across the globe. Never mind this only represents a tiny fraction of the physical footprint for a company that operates about 11,600 stores, 4,600 of which are in America. It’s a “rare retreat” for the …

Data science and expert intuition: Understanding 2016 e-commerce trends

You’re familiar with these lists. During every holiday season, marketers scramble to make their predictions for the coming year.<p><b>But where do these predictions come from?</b><p>From a few Google searches for data and quick conclusions? From a handful of hunches yet to be proven? Some marketing Willy Wonka …

A Scary E-Commerce Earnings Season for Companies Not Named 'Amazon'

The companies orbiting the commerce giant are not going to have pretty Q4 reports, most likely.<p>Twenty years into its life, and coming off great third-quarter results, one holiday quarter likely won’t make or break Amazon.<p>But the earnings season that is about to start is a lot more critical for …

Waiting for Amazon: Nigeria’s e-commerce sector is getting a big shake-up

*Updated with tweet response from Shagaya.<p>On Wednesday (Jan. 27) Sim Shagaya, the superstar serial entrepreneur of Nigeria’s fledgling e-commerce sector stepped down from his role as chief executive of Konga.com, the country’s top online retailer. It came as a shock to many of Konga’s customers and …

eCommerce

The future of e-commerce: bricks and mortar

Amazon leads the way into the real world as online real estate – once heralded as the next frontier for retail – becomes crowded and expensive<p>Remember when the future of retail was online? Now it seems that online retailers have decided they can’t get by without bricks and mortar.<p>Amazon raised …

Warby Parker

Here’s the Problem With Trendy E-Commerce Businesses

<i>💥A Boom with a View💥 is a column about startups and the technology industry, written by Erin Griffith. Some columns are commentary; others are a</i> …

E-commerce startup Jet.com launches, with eye on Amazon

Is it possible to beat Amazon at its own game? That's the multibillion-dollar question e-commerce newcomer Jet.com is looking to answer.<p>Jet's much-anticipated website opened for business Tuesday, with its bold claim that it can undercut prices from just about any online retailer -- including …

Why e-commerce fads competing with Amazon eventually fade

It's hard to name a category of start-ups that has struggled to produce big, billion-dollar exits more than e-commerce.<p>Competing with Amazon isn't easy, it turns out, and aspiring Davids have turned to ever more novel strategies to differentiate themselves from Goliath. The problem? Like anything …

The Key Differences Between Building B2B and E-Commerce Websites

<i>Seth Rand is the Founder and CEO of Rand Internet Marketing. He is also an Internet marketing speaker and author and consultant specializing in Search Engine Marketing and Social Media Marketing. Follow him @sethrand.</i><p>Are business-to-business (B2B) websites the same as every other e-commerce …

Smartphones, tablets to fatten holiday e-commerce sales

Although the e-commerce space is set to see strong sales in the US this year, a large portion of that success will be due to smartphones and tablets.<p>Total e-commerce spending this holiday shopping season is expected to rise by 15 percent to $61.8 billion, new data from research firm eMarketer …

eCommerce

The Best E-Commerce Stock Is Not Amazon

If you think you’re too late to profit from e-commerce bonanza, think again.<p>Because even though the first web-based purchase was made more than 20 years ago, online shopping is still growing at a breathtaking pace, with a 15% expansion in 2015 alone.<p>But despite that fast growth, web-based purchases …

E-Commerce Might Be Hyped But For Some, It Is Still Hot

A discerning and demanding consumer base is just one reason New York City e-commerce startups remain excited about the category and bullish on the opportunity.<p>E-commerce is still hot, especially if you're a food and meal kit delivery startup. Maple, Gooble, Home Chef, Plated, Hello Fresh, Blue …

Startups

This e-commerce start-up has found a way to keep customers from returning products

While working as Apple’s first creative director in the 1980s, Tom Suiter embarked on an unusual errand. For a marketing campaign, he travelled to Kurt Vonnegut’s Manhattan apartment toting a Macintosh computer and taught the famous novelist how to use the strange, beige box.<p>Some three decades …

eCommerce

8 SEO Tips for eCommerce Companies Looking to Grow Their Online Presence

With more people shopping online than ever before with the ability to take advantage of the convenience, variety, and value – eCommerce companies are having to work harder – and smarter – to stand out in the online crowd. In 2016 and beyond, SEO will continue to play a critical role in the …

If E-Commerce Is The New Normal, What's Next?

The way we shop has changed enormously over the past 15 years.<p>Globally, we now spend vast amounts of money on Internet retail sites (estimated to top $2 Trillion in 2016). E-Commerce has become part of our cultural fabric. Events like Black Friday in the U.S., Cyber Monday in Europe and Singles Day …

5 Challenges in Going From E-Commerce to Brick-and-Mortar

Sales might be soaring in your online business, but opening up shop may be trickier than you think.<p><i>David Barnes, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from South Australia, is the founder of Gym and Fitness Australia, a company that helps fit any gym or studio with the most suitable equipment.</i> …

eCommerce

Amazon is gunning for Alibaba's stake of Chinese e-commerce

This would see it take on domestic market leader Alibaba Group in the global cross-border e-commerce market, which is projected to reach $1 trillion by 2020, according to data supplied by Accenture and AliResearch.<p>However, its ambitions may be grander yet. One rumor doing the rounds this month …