Holland will count all election ballots by hand

Holland will count all election ballots by hand

  Dutch authorities will count by hand all the votes cast in March’s general elections, ditching “vulnerable” computer software to thwart any cyber hacking bid, said interior minister Ronald Plasterk. Plasterk told parliament that fears over “the vulnerabilities of the software” used by the country’s election committee “had raised questions...

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Jose Mourinho’s second homecoming as Chelsea draw Man Utd in FA Cup

Jose Mourinho’s second homecoming as Chelsea draw Man Utd in FA Cup

Chelsea will welcome Jose Mourinho back to Stamford Bridge when they host 11-time FA Cup winners Manchester United in a mouth-watering, quarter-final clash. When Mourinho returned with the Red Devils in October last year, his side were demolished 4-0 while the Blues’ fans serenaded the Portuguese manager with chants of...

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Blue Skies Over Berlin by John Steinberg

Blue Skies Over Berlin by John Steinberg

Blue Skies Over Berlin Author: John Steinberg The urge to re-invent oneself isn’t often held up as one of the primal drives. Yet sometimes past events are so shattering that the desire to become someone new is as strong a pull as the genetic impulses that lead a caterpillar to...

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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home launches tougher sentences for animal cruelty campaign

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home launches tougher sentences for animal cruelty campaign

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has launched a major campaign calling for harsher punishments for people who seriously abuse animals. The maximum sentence for even the most extreme cases of animal cruelty in England and Wales is six months in prison, the lowest across Europe, the United States and Australia....

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England rugby squad train in Kensington ahead of Six Nations clash

England rugby squad train in Kensington ahead of Six Nations clash

The England rugby squad visited the new £30 million Kensington Leisure Centre for some water-based training and a game of water-polo ahead of their crucial Six Nations battle with Italy on Sunday. England, who have won an impressive 16 consecutive matches, made two trips to the state-of-the-art facility for some...

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Financial Paper Weight

Financial Paper Weight

Growing up in the modern world, one of the earliest concepts drilled into us is the inherent value of money. The belief in the fact that these pieces of paper and metal have a value dramatically greater than their constituent elements, is one of the central pillars that keep our...

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