Google cuts services on Huawei smartphones after Chinese tech giant blacklisted by Trump administ…

Google is blocking Chinese technology giant Huawei from future updates to some of its phone apps, such as YouTube and Google Maps. This comes as the White House has blacklisted Huawei over concerns that the company could spy on American data networks. BBC News technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones reports. [youtube_downloader_form placeholder=”Enter Video Key” button_label=”Download Video” […]

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Abortion laws: What are the regulations in each US state?

There has been a recent uptick in legislative attempts to restrict abortion access in America, a medical practice which many consider a human right. Exemplified by increasing numbers of so-called ‘heartbeat bills’ and Alabama’s all-out ban designed to challenge Roe v Wade, there has been a turn in state initiatives towards restricting abortion access to “protect life”. In […]

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US weather service issues highest tornado warnings in two years

More than two million people in Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle are in harms way after the National Weather Service’s Storm Prevention Centre announced a threat level-five warning – their highest – for violent tornadoes as well as warnings for significant hail and flooding lasting into Monday night. They’ve also designated the storm a ‘Particularly Dangerous Situation’ or PDS, their most dire classification. This is the […]

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Austrian far-right ministers quit as chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s coalition crumbles

Members of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) have quit all their ministerial roles in the Austrian government, according to reports. It comes after chancellor Sebastian Kurz proposed to sack his interior minister, having ended his conservative People’s Party’s (OVP) coalition with the Freedom Party on Saturday. The interior minister, Herbert Kickl, had declined to leave the government […]

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Latest UK News – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy dissolves parliament after being sworn in | World News

The new Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has dissolved the country’s parliament just moments after being sworn in. The former TV star, who won 73% of the vote last month, said the parliament – controlled by allies of the man he defeated, Petro Poroshenko – had become corrupt. Parliamentary elections had been scheduled for 27 October, […]

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Latest UK News – Patients at Hertfordshire dental practice told they need HIV tests due to unclean equipment | World News

By David Mercer, news reporter Hundreds of patients at a dental surgery have been told to take HIV tests over fears unclean equipment was used on them. Public Health England (PHE) has been investigating “potential breaches of infection control procedures” by a hygienist who used to work at Dentality @ Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire. Some 563 […]

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Latest UK News – Julian Assange’s belongings ‘to be handed to US’ – WikiLeaks | World News

Julian Assange’s belongings from his time living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will be handed over to US prosecutors, WikiLeaks has claimed. Ecuadorian officials are said to be travelling to London to allow US prosecutors to “help themselves” to the items, which include legal papers, medical records and electronic equipment. WikiLeaks said officials from […]

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