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UK universities grapple with spiralling Covid-19 outbreaks

UK universities grapple with spiralling Covid-19 outbreaks

The University of Glasgow has offered a rent rebate to residents and support with securing food and medical supplies for self-isolating students in a sign of the huge challenge colleges are facing when Covid-19 outbreaks hit campus.

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has agreed to pay a 500,000 pound ($644,000) fine for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica ...

UK police end search for missing three-metre python

UK police end search for missing three-metre python

British police gave up their search for a nearly three-metre python on Monday after concluding that it posed a risk only to small animals and not people in the English university city of Cambridge where it was last seen.

British PM concerned about Facebook data abuse reports

British PM concerned about Facebook data abuse reports

The chairman of parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee also alleged that Cambridge Analytica Chief Executive Alexander Nix had "deliberately misled" his committee.

British physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

British physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

Stephen Hawking's formidable mind probed the very limits of human understanding both in the vastness of space and in the bizarre sub-molecular world of quantum theory,

Israel hits Gaza after mortar fire across border

Israel hits Gaza after mortar fire across border

Israeli warplanes launched new strikes against Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Friday in response to mortar fire, as the worst cross-border violence since a 2014 war entered a third day.