Congress vote to repeal landmark internet privacy protections

Congress vote to repeal landmark internet privacy protections

Congress in America voted to approve legislation making it legal for Internet service providers to collect and sell customers’ web browsing histories to third-party marketers. Senate Joint Resolution 34 passed the House by a vote of 215-205 on March 28th. The legislation seeks to eliminate landmark privacy protections enacted last...

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UK Millionaires believe Brexit will make them even richer

UK Millionaires believe Brexit will make them even richer

Most of Britain’s millionaires reckon Brexit will make them even richer, according to a survey by wealth managers at Swiss bank UBS. A poll of more than 400 Britons with at least £1m in liquid assets in addition to their homes found that 78% thought Britain’s decision to leave the...

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Weekend’s Sporting Roundup as Johanna Konta wins in Miami

Weekend’s Sporting Roundup as Johanna Konta wins in Miami

What has already been a memorable year for Britain’s number one female tennis player Johanna Konta, reached new heights this weekend as she recorded a fine win at the Miami Open. In what is certainly the most prestigious tournament win of her career, she became the first British woman to...

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Colombian mudslides claim over 250 lives in city of Mocoa

Colombian mudslides claim over 250 lives in city of Mocoa

Catastrophic mudslides have claimed the lives of at least 254 people in South West Colombia according to President Juan Manuel Santos. The victims include dozens of children, with many more people reported to have suffered life-threatening injuries. Many residents were asleep as the torrential downpours hit late on Friday night,...

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Chocolate grows on trees in Chelsea

Chocolate grows on trees in Chelsea

Currently ripening in the steamy heat of the “tropical corridor” at Chelsea Physic Garden is a cocoa pod, the fruit of the Theobroma cacao Theobroma cacao, theobroma meaning food of the gods in Latin, has strong ties to the Physic Garden. In 1689 Hans Sloane returned to London from working as a...

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