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Three radical ways to get Britain voting again

In an age of unprecedented voter apathy, we must change Westminster - and copy the travelling Parliaments of history<p>The recent report by the Church of England’s bishops into <b>the sterility of Westminster debate and the growth of voter apathy</b> highlights a crisis in politics that has been deepening for …

Uber's safety push continues with SafetiPin collaboration

The ride-hailing service will help the India-based safety-tracking app collect more information about various areas in New Delhi.<p>Ride-hailing service Uber has announced another program designed to improve safety, following a series of security issues over the past several months.<p>Uber has inked a …

Beyond Superfish: Turns out SSL-trashing spyware is widespread

Image copyright Shutterstock / deepspacedave .Last week Lenovo found itself in deep trouble over the Superfish spyware that it installed on many …

Barcelona Transfer News: Lionel Messi to PSG Rumours Sparked by Eric Abidal

Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal believes there is a "possibility" Lionel Messi would like the chance to play for Paris Saint-Germain or another major club that could offer him trophies.<p>Abidal, a close friend of Messi after his time at the Camp Nou, spoke to TF1 (translated by Ian Holyman of …

Soccer

UK spy agency's Internet surveillance was illegal, court rules

A top UK intelligence agency, the Government Communications Headquarters, engaged in unlawful spying until late 2014, a tribunal ruled Friday.<p>The Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruled Friday that the GCHQ's use of intercepted data collected by the US National Security Agency for its own …

Surveillance

The first Ubuntu phone arrives next week, but there's a catch

It's been a long time coming, but finally Canonical is ready to release its first Ubuntu phone. After teaming up with Meizu and BQ almost a year ago, we're getting a (sort of) new handset from the latter; it's actually a repurposed version of its Aquaris E4.5, a mid-range smartphone that normally …

Mobile Technology

The Week in Review: Measles Spreads, Vaccination Debate Continues

More than 100 people across 14 U.S. states have contracted measles this year as part of an outbreak that began after a December flare-up at …

Apology for 'Muslim Birmingham' Fox News claim

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1137000/1137303_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524700988_56dc87b5719cc2189d9fd8462a378677<p><b>An American terrorism commentator has apologised for describing Birmingham as a "Muslim-only city" where non-Muslims "don't go" during a Fox News</b> …

At least 69 people killed and 196 others admitted to hospital after drinking traditional beer pombe at funeral<p>Health authorities in Mozambique believe the contaminated beer that killed 69 people at a funeral over the weekend was poisoned with crocodile bile.<p>The government has declared three days of …

Mozambique

A Map Of Every Patent Steve Jobs Touched

You might never be able to get inside the enigmatic Apple founder’s head, but this could be the next best thing.<p>People are always trying to put themselves into the head of Apple founder Steve Jobs, to figure out how he thought. Unfortunately, Jobs was pretty inscrutable, but here’s one fun way to …

China Seizes Toilet Paper Bearing Face of Hong Kong Leader

Authorities in southern China have seized about 8,000 rolls of toilet paper and another 20,000 packages of tissues containing unflattering images of Hong Kong's pro-Beijing chief executive, according to an official of the small political party that placed the order.<p>The items were to be sold at a …

Carlisle sack Graham Kavanagh after ‘tipping point’ defeat at Cambridge

Carlisle have sacked Graham Kavanagh after a poor start to the season following their relegation to League Two in May. The club are without a win in their first five matches and lost 5-0 at promoted Cambridge United on Saturday. Carlisle said in a statement: “From the 40 league games last season, …