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Pregnant wife of Sri Lanka bombings mastermind blew herself up with 3 kids – report

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The pregnant wife of one of the accomplices in the spate of brutal bombings in Sri Lankan hotels and churches reportedly blew herself up as police arrived at her home. The explosion killed her as well as her three children. Nine bombers, eight of which have already been identified, are believed to be at the Read More

Britain to allow Huawei restricted access to 5G network

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GLASGOW, Scotland (Reuters) – Britain will allow Huawei Technologies a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network, seeking a middle way in a bitter dispute between the United States and China over the next generation of communications technology. Huawei, the world’s biggest producer of telecoms equipment, is under intense scrutiny after the United Read More

Huawei 5G row: Ministers demand leak inquiry

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Government ministers are calling for a “full and proper” investigation after high-level discussions about the UK using Huawei technology were leaked. The government has approved the supply of equipment by the Chinese telecoms firm for the UK’s new 5G data network – despite warnings of a security risk. It is believed the decision was taken Read More

Huawei: Why UK is at odds with its cyber-allies

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After months of uncertainty, the UK appears set to allow Huawei’s telecoms equipment to be part of the country’s 5G networks – with some limitations. The move would put the UK at odds with the US, which has been pressing other nations to ban use of the Chinese firm’s kit on security grounds. It could Read More

Jailed British mother could be freed by Iran in ‘prisoner swap’

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could be released from jail as part of a prisoner swap, Iran’s foreign minister has suggested. The charity worker has been held in the country since being arrested at Tehran airport in 2016 over allegations she was involved in plans for “regime change”. Efforts to secure her freedom by her husband Richard and Read More

Sri Lanka suicide bomber who studied in UK named

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One of the suicide bombers behind the Sri Lanka suicide attacks was former UK student Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed, according to security sources. Mohamed is believed to have studied in the southeast of England at some point between 2006 and 2007 – and later did a postgraduate course in Australia, before returning to settle in Read More

Explainer: Securing the 5G future – what’s the issue?

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(Reuters) – Britain’s plan to allow Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies a restricted role in its next generation mobile networks is part of a heated international debate over the security risks so-called 5G technology presents. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of a displayed Huawei and 5G network logo in this illustration Read More

Doctor suspended for 6 weeks after calling for rape of women

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An emergency department doctor in Australia has been suspended by the Medical board for six weeks after he repeatedly called online for women to be raped. Dr Christopher Kwan Chen Lee, 31, was suspended by the Tasmania Health Service after being found guilty of “professional misconduct” for making egregious and racist comments in a Singaporean Read More

Sri Lanka suicide bombers were from wealthy families

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By Chris Robertson, news reporter The suicide bombers in Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks were from wealthy families and one studied in the UK, it has been revealed. Eight Britons were among the 359 people who died in a series of blasts targeting churches and hotels, with more than 500 total left injured. At a Read More

Coca Cola tries Coke & coffee mix to get your caffeine fix

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Global beverage giant Coca-Cola announced plans to launch a coffee-infused drink by the end of 2019. The move comes as consumers shift from drinking soda to choosing less sugary options. The drink, which blends Coke with coffee, will have slightly less caffeine than a normal cup of coffee but more than a can of soda. Read More