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Russian cyber security firm moves away from Moscow after allegations of Kremlin spying

Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab is moving key parts of its business out of Moscow in a bid to address the risks arising from its exposure to the Russian intelligence services. Last year, the US...

Leicester helicopter crash investigation focusing on tail rotor

An investigation into the helicopter crash that killed the Leicester City owner and four other people is focusing on the tail rotor system. An update from the investigators blamed the disaster on the apparent loss...

Family massacres another family in their sleep

A husband, wife and their two sons have been arrested over the "meticulously planned" massacre of a family in Ohio. George Wagner III, Angela Wagner and their sons George Wagner IV and Edward Wagner are...

Asylum seekers forced to make 80-mile return journeys for reporting appointments

The closure of a reporting station is forcing vulnerable asylum seekers to make regular journeys of five hours for appointments that may last little more than two minutes. The Home Office has told people living...

‘Pink legacy’ diamond sells for $50m at auction

A pink diamond has sold for more than $50m (£38.5m) at a Christie's auction Switzerland. The Pink Legacy diamond sale is a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond.Renowned jeweller Harry Winston...

Gamer admits deadly ‘swatting’ hoax that led police to fatally shoot man

A gamer in the US has pleaded guilty to making a hoax call that led to a man being shot dead by police. Tyler Barriss, 25, claimed that Andrew Finch had killed his own father...

Astronomers discover ‘ghost’ galaxy near Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered an enormous "ghost" galaxy lurking near the Milk Way through the European Space Agency's Gaia satellite. The international team, including many astronomers from the University of Cambridge, discovered the faint galaxy when...

Snapchat mines teen users with Friendship Profiles

Snapchat has launched a new feature with a focus on friendships in a bid to take on rivals like Facebook and Instagram. Friendship Profiles will allow users to access the records of relationships with each...

Collisions, New Timetables And Expired Certifications: Cross-Solent Operators Apologise

The Isle of Wight’s cross-Solent operators are apologising following months of on-off disruption.  They have each replied to a letter sent by Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely, which expresses concerns over their services. In...

Firefighters Called To Ventnor Property

Firefighters have been called to a property in Ventnor this afternoon (Tuesday). *Updated The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service says it was called to a property on the High Street in the town at 3.19pm. The...
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