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Month: October 2021

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Facebook fined 505m over handling of Giphy takeover probe

The Competition and Markets Authority started an investigation in June 2020 Facebook has been fined £50.5 million after failing to provide enough important information to the competition regulator investigating the firm’s takeover of GIF sharing platform Giphy. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched a probe into the acquisition in June last year, shortly after the deal was announced, over concerns about a “substantial lessening of competition”. Giphy’s user-uploaded library […]

todayOctober 20, 2021 12


Australia quick James Pattinson announces international retirement

He took exactly 100 international wickets across all formats James Pattinson, one of Australia’s potential Ashes bowlers, has retired from international cricket with immediate effect. The 31-year-old, brother of once-capped England seamer Darren, has struggled with injuries throughout his career and has decided he can no longer compete at the highest level. He played 21 Tests, 15 one-day internationals and four T20s for Australia, claiming exactly 100 international wickets. A […]

todayOctober 20, 2021 21


Train passengers stranded for hours due to damaged electric wires

Disruption around Cambridge started on Tuesday evening and is expected until Wednesday afternoon Train passengers were stranded on trains and at stations for several hours hours after overhead electric wires were damaged. The problem began shortly before 7pm on Tuesday near Cambridge, leading to several lines serving the city being blocked. Operator Great Northern released a photograph showing a pantograph – a device mounted on train roofs to collect electricity […]

todayOctober 20, 2021 20


Two adults and two children in hospital after explosion damages houses in Ayr

The blast occurred just after 7pm on Monday Two adults and two children have been taken to hospital after an explosion at a house in Ayr that caused severe damage, with the blast being heard for miles around. Properties were evacuated in part of the Kincaidston area following the incident on Monday evening. Social media users said they heard the explosion from miles away, while pictures shared online showed at […]

todayOctober 19, 2021 62


Grant Shapps It is imperative that aviation recovers in 2022

The Cabinet Minister acknowledged that “Covid is far from over”, and stated that the presence of variants of the virus in a number of countries “remains a concern”. It is “imperative” that the aviation sector recovers from the coronavirus pandemic in 2022, according to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. The Cabinet Minister acknowledged that “Covid is far from over”, and stated that the presence of variants of the virus in a […]

todayOctober 19, 2021 19


I will not sue to see grandchildren says Meghans father Thomas Markle

He says he'd love to see his grandchildren. The Duchess of Sussex’s father has said he does not want to use his grandchildren as “pawns in a game” by taking legal action in order to see them. Thomas Markle told ITV’s Good Morning Britain that he would love to see his grandchildren Archie and Lilibet, but feared being branded as a “stalker” if he made attempts to visit them. Asked […]

todayOctober 19, 2021 27


Ministers have ignored recommendations on tackling extremism

In February, the review found new laws were needed to stop hateful groups from “operating with impunity”. The co-author of a review into the UK’s counter-terrorism strategies says he has heard nothing back on its recommendations from ministers eight months after its report was delivered. Former head of Britain’s anti-terror policing Sir Mark Rowley conducted the review along with the Commission for Countering Extremism (CCE). In February, the review found […]

todayOctober 18, 2021 23


First ever Winners of Prince Williams Earthshot Prize announced at star studded London Awards Ceremony

First ever five £1 million Winners of the most prestigious environment prize in history announced at a global ceremony in London. The Earthshot Prize has tonight revealed the first-ever five Winners at a glittering ceremony held in London. Each Winner will receive £1million prize money and a global network of support to scale their cutting-edge environmental solutions to repair our planet. The five Winners, which span the globe from Costa […]

todayOctober 17, 2021 25


Family absolutely broken by murder of Sir David Amess

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todayOctober 17, 2021 17