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CCTV shows UK girls en route to Syria

CCTV shows UK girls en route to Syria

CCTV pictures have emerged showing three UK schoolgirls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria. Shamima Begum and Amira Abase, 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16, flew from London to Istanbul on 17 February. The images show them waiting at Bayrampasa bus station later...

Jihadi John 'felt like dead man walking'

Jihadi John 'felt like dead man walking'

The man identified as extremist "Jihadi John" said he felt like a "dead man walking" after being contacted by UK security services, a newspaper reports. Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born British man from west London, made the claims in 2010 in email exchanges with a Mail on Sunday journalist, the paper says. Emwazi said he had...

BNP demands fair trial over Avijit killing

BNP demands fair trial over Avijit killing

Criticising the killing of blogger Avijit Roy in an impenetrable security cordon of police, BNP today said the killing of the Bangladesh-born US citizen has proved that the government has failed to ensure security of the life and property of the country’s citizens. “We strongly condemn and protest the killing of Avijit Roy and...

UK 'must prepare for Russian threat'

UK 'must prepare for Russian threat'

Russia has become a danger to Britain and the country must be prepared to take steps to defend itself and its allies, the former head of MI6 says. Sir John Sawers, who recently retired after five years as chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that Russia poses a...

US, UK hacked Sim card firm

US, UK hacked Sim card firm

US and British intelligence agencies illegally hacked into a major manufacturer of SIM cards to steal codes and facilitate eavesdropping on mobiles, a US news website says. The Intercept website said that the information came from former American intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. The company allegedly targeted - Gemalto - says it is taking the allegations...

UK Visa system allows ‘slavery’

UK Visa system allows ‘slavery’

The UK visa system is enabling unscrupulous employers to treat foreign workers as modern-day slaves, a BBC investigation has found. BBC Radio 4's Face the Facts spoke to dozens of workers who were paid little or nothing, were not allowed out and were sometimes abused or beaten. The situations come from "tied" visas - meaning...

Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia

Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia

Scientists are to scan the Amazon forest in Brazil to look for evidence of occupation by ancient civilisations. A drone will be sent up with a laser instrument to peer through the canopy for earthworks that were constructed thousands of years ago. The UK-led project is trying to determine how big these communities were, and...

Driverless car review launched by UK

Driverless car review launched by UK

Changes to road regulations and car maintenance checks will be necessary to accommodate driverless cars on the roads of the UK, a Department of Transport report has confirmed. The government wants the UK to become a world leader in driverless technology. It will publish a code of practice in the spring which will allow the...

End violence, mull confidence building measures: UK envoy

End violence, mull confidence building measures: UK envoy

British High Commissioner in Dhaka Robert Gibson today called upon political parties to refrain from further violence and consider confidence building measures to defuse the country’s ongoing tension. “I have consistently called on all parties to fully consider the effects of their actions and resist from causing further damage to the country’s national interests,”...

Books from US, UK, India, Kenya, Canada up for Folio Prize

Tales of troubled families from Kenya and India, the musings of an ironic New York writer and the story of emotionally bruised Canadian siblings are contenders for the Folio Prize, a lucrative fiction award open to English-language authors of any nationality. Gotta admire the slimness of these vols. RT @TheFolioPrize: Our chair of judges with the 2015 shortlist in full. pic.twitter.com/iJA2nLgnbn — John Self (@john_self) February 9, 2015 The eight finalists for the 40,000 pound ($61,000) prize, announced Monday, include Yvonne Adhiambo...

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