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Twitter begins flotation process in a bid to become public

Twitter begins flotation process in a bid to become public

Social networking site Twitter filed documents for flotation on the stock market last night.  The company made the announcement that it had filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and has submitted a form to the American market [read more]

Putin writes Syria opinion piece for New York Times

Putin writes Syria opinion piece for New York Times

Furthering academic debate over how to respond to the Syria crisis, Vladimir Putin this week wrote an opinion piece entitled “A plea for caution from Russia” which infers that Assad’s government may not have been behind a recent [read more]

Deputy speaker resigns over rape and sexual assault claims

Deputy speaker resigns over rape and sexual assault claims

The House of Commons deputy speaker, Nigel Evans, has stepped down after being charged with rape and sexual assaults against seven men, yesterday. The 55-year-old Tory MP is accused of two indecent assaults, five counts of sexual assault [read more]

UN criticisms of bedroom tax are “a disgrace” says Tory Party chairman‏

UN criticisms of bedroom tax are “a disgrace” says Tory Party chairman‏

This morning Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps reacted angrily to UN special investigator Raquel Rolnik’s criticism of the housing policy introduced in April, which sees council tenants’ housing benefit cut if they have [read more]

Miliband urges unions to make change

Miliband urges unions to make change

In a speech to union members at the TUC (trade union congress) in Bournemouth Ed Miliband urged unions to “have the courage to change” their staunch defiance against his proposed change to union funding of the labour party. Miliband [read more]

Jaguar Land Rover plans to create 1,700 new UK jobs

Jaguar Land Rover plans to create 1,700 new UK jobs

Jaguar Land Rover announced plans on Tuesday to create 1700 new jobs at their Solihull plant as part of a £1.5billion investment expanding the carmaker’s product range. This new investment from the company’s owners, Indian Tata [read more]

Opinion poll shows British voters against Syria strike action‏

Opinion poll shows British voters against Syria strike action‏

A poll carried out by The Sunday Telegraph shows that the majority of British voters oppose military intervention in Syria. The results suggest that David Cameron’s acceptance of last month’s Commons vote, the result of which was [read more]

US convoy to the UN accuses Russia of holding council “hostage”

US convoy to the UN accuses Russia of holding council “hostage”

At the G20 on Thursday, the United States accused Russia of holding the UN Security Council “hostage” over the Syria crisis.  While the US is pushing Congress to approve military action in Syria over the alleged chemical attack by [read more]

New phone recording found of Spain train crash driver

New phone recording found of Spain train crash driver

The Spanish media has revealed a new phone recording made by the driver of a train which derailed in northern Spain, killing 79 people on the eve of 24th July. In the recording the driver, Francisco Jose Garzon, can be heard telling a [read more]

US and UK crack encryption codes used by millions to protect email‏

US and UK crack encryption codes used by millions to protect email‏

According to files leaked by Edward Snowden to the Guardian, the British and American intelligence agencies have deciphered the digital encryption used to protect the privacy of users’ emails, private data and online interactions. [read more]

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