News tagged with northern england

Report of British hacking raises hackles abroad

A newspaper report that British eavesdropping agency GCHQ repeatedly hacked into foreign diplomats' phones and emails has prompted an angry response from traditional rival Russia and provoked demands for ...

dateJun 17, 2013 in Internet
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Experts raise concerns over superhuman workplace

Performance-boosting drugs, powered prostheses and wearable computers are coming to an office near you—but experts warned in a new report Wednesday that too little thought has been given to the implications of a superhuman ...

dateNov 07, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Half of England in drought: officials

Half of England was officially in drought on Monday after the Environment Agency declared another 17 counties short of water, and warned the situation may continue until the end of the year.

dateApr 16, 2012 in Environment
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Serious Facebook hack lands UK student in prison

(AP) -- A British student who stole sensitive information from Facebook's internal network was sentenced to eight months in prison Friday in what prosecutors described as the most serious case of social media ...

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Internet
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