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Zuckerberg: Facebook is in 'arms race' with Russia

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSenator challenges Zuckerberg: ‘Where did you stay last night?’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has told US Senators his company is in a constant battle with Russian operators seeking to exploit the social network. “This is an arms race. They’re going to keep …

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Home education compulsory registration?

Image copyright Getty Images The Department for Education is raising the prospect of a compulsory register for an estimated 45,500 home-educated children in England. Ministers have launched a “call for evidence” on ensuring children taught at home get a good quality education. There is also £3m to check against “harmful …

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App accessed some Facebook users' messages

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook has blocked Cambridge Analytica from further access to its data Facebook has confirmed that private messages were included in data involved in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network said that about 0.5% of the 305,000 people who installed a personal data-harvesting app …

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Loneliness more likely to affect young people

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Loneliness is more likely to affect younger people and women, say researchers Young adults are more likely to feel lonely than older age groups, says a study from the Office for National Statistics. The research found that almost 10% of people aged 16 to …

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Guinea's pregnancy trickster jailed

Image copyright BBC’s Alhassan Sillah Image caption Victims were given a mixture of leaves, herbs and other medicines that made their stomachs bloat A woman in Guinea who sold herbs and potions to sterile women, telling them they would become pregnant, has been jailed for five years. N’na Fanta Camara …

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Russian spy: Daughter discharged from hospital

Image copyright Yulia Skripal/Facebook Image caption Yulia Skripal was treated in Salisbury District Hospital for more than a month after being exposed to a nerve agent Yulia Skripal, the poisoned daughter of Russian ex-spy Sergei, has been discharged from hospital, the BBC understands. The 33-year-old was released from Salisbury District …

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