Seventy-five bogus universities shut down in past four years

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Higher education watchdog has a register of 243 institutions offering fake degrees Seventy-five bogus universities have been closed in the past four years, amid warnings that the business in fake degrees is undermining the reputation of the UK higher education system around the world. The university watchdog the Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/apr/08/seventy-five-bogus-universities-shut-down-in-past-four-years

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Netflix and Amazon behave like old-style Hollywood moguls, warns Mike Leigh

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Peterloo director tells of his fears that streaming service executives are killing creativity Film and TV drama is booming, with the streaming services Netflix, Hulu and Amazon offering audiences hit after hit on demand. But, according to the Peterloo, laments the arrival of a complex commissioning hierarchy, although it does not affect his own work. […]

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Women with Allergan breast implants may sue over cancer link

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UK women claim they were not told enough about potential risk of rare breast cancer A group of more than 200 women are considering legal action over controversial breast implants that have been linked to a rare form of cancer. The women claim they were not sufficiently informed about the risks of textured Allergan implants, […]

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Are we finally waking up to the threat from the worlds deadliest infectious disease? | Nick Herbert

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The UNs first High-Level Meeting on tuberculosis is a positive step the way TB has been neglected is a scandal, writes Nick Herbert, co-chairman of the Global TB Caucus Imagine if the World Health Organization announced that a new, highly infectious airborne disease would claim 1.6 million lives over the next year. With no vaccine […]

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Home Office failed Windrush victim up to her death, says her MP

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Appalling government treatment devastated Sarah OConnors health, Margaret Hodge tells Sajid Javid A victim of the Sarah OConnor had been treated before her death earlier this month. She said that the compensation and extra support OConnor needed after the Home Offices failings was not offered, leaving it up to Hodges office to step in. As […]

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Amazon investigates claims staff are leaking data for bribes

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Employees are offering confidential information to sellers, according to report Amazon is investigating claims that employees have taken bribes for leaking confidential sales information, particularly in China, as it the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sellers, brokers and people familiar with internal investigations. The practice violates company policy and is common in China, where the […]

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UK and EU to enter continuous talks to resolve Brexit deadlock

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Brexit secretary Dominic Raab acknowledges final-stage negotiations need to speed up The UK and the EU have agreed to hold continuous Brexit talks after a cool encounter between lead negotiators in Brussels appeared to yield little progress. The negotiations are now entering the final stage, said Michel Barnier, the former French minister who is leading […]

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Inside the British military base where young hackers learn to stop cybercrime

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As part of the Cyber Security Challenge UK, law enforcement agencies are putting cyberdefenders through their paces At the heart of a police operation to defend Britain from attack by cybercriminals, a 14-year-old boy was honing his skills to thwart hackers linked to a rogue state. Ben Abrahmason was among a group who gathered at […]

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