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China and US Agree Truce on Cybercrime

China and US Agree Truce on Cybercrime

Tensions have been growing in recent years when it comes to US-China relations. It is thought to be a sign of wider struggles to do with what constitutes proper and acceptable beha ...

Pope Francis Announces Marriage Reforms

Pope Francis Announces Marriage Reforms

Last week, the Pope made one of the Catholic Church's most significant announcements of the last three hundred years - they are making reforms to their marriage annulment legislati ...

Billionaire Offers to Buy Island for Refugees

Billionaire Offers to Buy Island for Refugees

There is always some crisis or another going on in the world that we want to raise money for or donate to. Often, celebrities and the world's rich folk get involved too, but "civil ...

Iran and World Powers Reach Nuclear Deal

Iran and World Powers Reach Nuclear Deal

After almost a decade of negotiations, world powers have finally reached a deal with Iran concerning its nuclear activity. The negotiations, starting way back in 2006, involve Iran ...

Legal Protection for Apprenticeships!

Legal Protection for Apprenticeships!

Apprenticeships are a way of coaching people in a trade or profession with on-the-job training, combined with work in the classroom. But where apprenticeships differ from other cou ...

Could Sleep Training Rid the World of Prejudice?

Could Sleep Training Rid the World of Prejudice?

When we sleep, our brains process what we have learnt throughout the day. So, is it possible for us to relearn deeply-ingrained prejudices - no matter how big or small - while we a ...

Violence Against Children at Lowest in Annual Survey

Violence Against Children at Lowest in Annual Survey

That's right folks - it's that time again when we learn the results of Cardiff University's annual violence report for England and Wales. For the seventh consecutive year, the figu ...

Icelandic Bank Customers Rescued by British Banks, Building Societies and Credit Unions

Customers who have faced significant losses during the Icelandic banking crisis can put their mind at ease as British banks, building societies and credit unions have recently announced that they will pay out over £1 billion to help them. The payments fell due as a consequence of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme being unable to retrieve the entire amount owed by the estates of Icesave, Heritable B ...

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OECD Raises UK Growth Forecast

Since May, the OECD has increased its growth forecast for the UK economy from 0.8% up to 1.5% and has tentatively promised that the figure will continue to rise. After recently completing its latest assessment of global prospects, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has announced that, although global growth as a whole seems to be sticking to a slower pace; the UK, North America and Ja ...

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Clean, Renewable Energy: A Dream of Fusion Back on Track

Clean, clear, safe sustainable energy. Isn’t that what we all want - without worrying about whether or not we are harming the environment, or if it is going to run out anytime soon? Now that the Iter project is back on track, it is a distinct possibility. Iter, or International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, is located at the Cadarache facility in the south of France and is the world’s largest experime ...

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Politicians Discuss Lobbying Reform to Prevent Scandal

Recently in a political report, a Downing Street spokesperson announced that the Government’s newly proposed lobbying reform could still be subject to further changes. The Government’s plans to impose  new legislation on the British lobbying industry have been received with huge criticism and have sparked an ardent controversy among several politicians. The legislation, issued by Prime Minister David Camero ...

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Over 9% Rise in Children Finding a Loving Home

The annual rates of adoptions in England and Wales have rose by almost 10 per cent between 2011 and 2012, new figures from the Office for National Statistics  have confirmed. The increase represents the highest annual rate of adoption since figures started being compiled fifteen years ago. The statistics show that approximately 5,200 children have found a loving home during 2012, which indicates a 9.8 perce ...

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UK Government, Search Engines and Social Networks Combat Internet Abuse

As the number of victims of online abuse escalated in the past few months, Internet providers have recently decided upon taking strong measures against online harassment. Even though social networks such as Twitter and Facebook have been linked to cases of online abuse in the past, with a particular increase in the last four years, it had not been until recently that both websites along with search engines ...

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Daily Diamond – Officially launched

Hi everyone, Welcome to the Daily Diamond! We're a new media publication aimed at providing positive, unbiased news in contrast to the doom and gloom of the mainstream media. It's been a long journey getting to this point and we have lots of news to share with you over the coming days, months and years. We hope you enjoy the site and if you any questions or a story you might interest us, please e-mail at he ...

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OFT Investigate “Quick House Sale” Firms

So you’ve brought your own home and everything is wonderful,  but then you are offered a new job and have to relocate. You need to sell your house, and fast, so you decide to use a quick house sale firm because, after all, some companies have told you it could take as little as a week - all you have to do is knock a little off your asking price. It sounds like an amazing plan, but you haven’t been told the ...

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