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Fed up of seeing a million pictures of people’s babies or cats? Tired of being tagged in unflattering drunken photos? Can’t stand to see pictures of people you went to school with on amazing holidays?
Everyone on Earth will have the internet by 2025 but there will be less freedom – that’s what these experts think
In the next 10 years there are going to be some pretty big changes for the web, according to survey of 1,400 top tech and online experts in the US.
If the headline of this story sounds completely mental – it is.
Public sector workers are taking part in the biggest strike since 2011.
Thought you’d wiped your phone before selling it? This chilling discovery proves you were wrong.
If you thought the current housing market was heated, it’s set to get a lot worse by 2020.
Taxpayer-funded RBS is paying former CEO Fred Goodwin’s legal bills, so far amounting to £400,000.
Managers in the UK are working an additional day per week of unpaid overtime due to easy access to emails through smartphones and pressure in the workplace, a new study has shown.
Tourists seem to be everywhere you go in London. They can often be found asking the way to Buckingham Palace from the Mall, dawdling along Oxford Street, or riding around on open top buses and taking pictures of mundane streets.
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There are 10 current and former politicians who now face being investigated over alleged child abuse.
Marks & Spencer has reported its 12th consecutive quarter of declining clothing sales, putting chief executive Mark Bolland in the hot seat at the company’s annual meeting today.
Samsung has warned its profits will be down by 25% in the second quarter of this year.
A village in the Italian Alps at the foot of the mountain Gran Paradiso is for sale on Ebay. Who can afford to buy an entire village in a stunning national park and close to Turin, I hear you ask?
Manchester and Heathrow airports have said that travellers going to the United States should ensure that their electronics devices are charged before travelling.
Network Rail has been fined more than £53.1m for causing trains to run late.
Growth in Britain’s economy has slowed in the second quarter of this year, while businesses voice concerns about interest rate rises.
The effervescent chairman and founder of Cobra Beer speaks out
Update: 15.55 The power is back on. Around 3,700 homes and businesses were affected.
People working in Oxford Street called today for urgent action on air pollution after it was revealed the road had the world’s highest level of a type of pollutant.
Remember Piccadilly’s exploding manhole cover?
Source: Guy Bell/REXThe 7/7 memorial last night, before it was defaced
Burberry likes to shell out for its top talent.
This week we wrote about how in the UK we each lose the equivalent of six months of our lives to air pollution. But there are things you can do to limit your exposure and potentially claim back some of that valuable life.1. Cross the street
The revamped and modernised Sherlock Holmes drama, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the oddball PI, has gained a vast global following.
Taxi app Uber has been given the green light in London, even after a huge protest in central London last month.
As the US’s “shale gas revolution” continues apace, the low energy prices aren’t the only thing rocking the Land of the Free. A sharp rise in earthquakes has been recorded in Oklahoma, a state which has experienced a boom in shale gas production.
I’m all for brands flying the flag for LGBT rights. A bit of brand activism can get important messages to wide audiences while boosting brand engagement – the ultimate win-win.
Finally, two years after it was announced that le Tour would be gracing the streets of Britain, this weekend it begins. The Grand Départ commences in Leeds on Saturday and will arrive in the capital on Monday 7.
The Dow Jones reached a record 17,000 for the first time in history yesterday.