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Briton arrested over school shooting threats on Facebook

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Schools in Tennessee strengthen security after man from South Shields allegedly threatens to kill 200 peopleA British man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill 200 people which led to schools in America beefing up security.The 24-year-old from South Shields in south Tyneside, was in custody after...
Briton arrested over school shooting threats on Facebook

UK arrest linked to Italian Facebook terror investigation

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Woman questioned over possible links to Moroccan suspect and web page dedicated to weapons training and Milan synagogueA 40-year-old woman has been arrested in London by a British counter-terror team liaising with investigators in Milan.It is understood to be linked with Italian police arresting a 20-year-old Moroccan who is suspected...
UK arrest linked to Italian Facebook terror investigation

Second world war bomb defused near Berlin's main railway station

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Operation to make 100kg Soviet bomb safe disrupts trains and flights and causes nearby buildings to be evacuatedAn operation to defuse an unexploded second world war bomb found near Berlin's main railway station has caused trains to be diverted, nearby houses evacuated and flights to the city's main airport to...
Second world war bomb defused near Berlin's main railway station

Haye leaves for Las Vegas 'party'

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• Haye called to answer claims of assault on Dereck Chisora• Former WBA champion boasted on Twitter: 'its party time!'In the flick of a designer jacket he was gone. With the Munich police powerless to stop him, David Haye emerged from his London bolt hole, evaded the waiting cameramen in...
Haye leaves for Las Vegas 'party'

Sweden Ordered Pirate Bay Founder's Arrest, Cambodia Mulls Options

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As reported yesterday, police arrested Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh last Thursday. Svartholm was arrested in his $750 per month rented apartment above the Cadillac Bar on the riverfront. Although no reason for his arrest was immediately made public, Cambodian police have now all...
Sweden Ordered Pirate Bay Founder's Arrest, Cambodia Mulls Options

Hate speech on social media in Kenya could land you 3 years' jail time and a $11,500 fine

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The Kenyan government has said it will be monitoring users of social media and taking action against anyone found inciting violence or using hateful or ethnic language in the build-up to the March 4 general election. Bitange Ndemo, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Information and Communication, has said fines...
Hate speech on social media in Kenya could land you 3 years' jail time and a $11,500 fine

Twitter racist abuse of Newcastle's James Perch investigated by police

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• Durham police take up issue after complaint made• Defender had been involved in game with LiverpoolA police investigation has begun after another Premier League footballer was racially abused on Twitter. Officers were contacted when Newcastle United's James Perch was targeted on Sunday after a clash with Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe...
Twitter racist abuse of Newcastle's James Perch investigated by police

Baked beans spillage leaves M11 motorway drivers fed up

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Traffic brought to a standstill with long delays on southbound M11 near Epping, Essex as lorry sheds its load of tins and cratesTraffic was brought to a halt on a busy motorway after a lorry full of beans shed its load over the road.The driver of the lorry was trying...
Baked beans spillage leaves M11 motorway drivers fed up

Ched Evans tweets under investigation

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Police look into messages made on Twitter supporting Sheffield United player as Sky News broadcasts name of rape victimPolice plan to make arrests as part of an investigation into the naming on Twitter of a 19-year-old woman raped by Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans, and have launched an investigation into...
Ched Evans tweets under investigation

John McAfee 'double' arrested as fugitive denies reports of capture

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Software pioneer on the run from Belize authorities writes on his blog that he remains at large and that a decoy was detainedFugitive software pioneer John McAfee has dismissed reports of his capture, claiming that it was in fact a double carrying a North Korean passport who was detained for...
John McAfee 'double' arrested as fugitive denies reports of capture

Pirate Bay Founder Will Be Deported, Cambodian Authorities Confirm

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Last week, police arrested Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. Svartholm was arrested in his $750 per month rented apartment above the Cadillac Bar on the riverfront. Some early reports suggested that perhaps he had been arrested for something unrelated to his activities with The...
Pirate Bay Founder Will Be Deported, Cambodian Authorities Confirm

Oxford University pays tribute to technology visionary James Martin

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Author of The Wired Society, the largest donor in the university's history, found dead in BermudaThe largest ever donor to Oxford University and "extraordinary intellect" Dr James Martin has died, the university has confirmed.The body of 79-year-old British-born Martin was found by a kayaker on Monday floating off the coast...
Oxford University pays tribute to technology visionary James Martin
Pirate Bay co-founder will be deported from Cambodia after arrest

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested in Cambodia

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Gottfrid Svartholm Warg detained on request of Swedish police after failing to serve jail sentence for copyright violationsA founder of the Pirate Bay filesharing website has been arrested in Cambodia at the request of Swedish police.Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, 27, was detained in Phnom Penh by officers executing an international warrant...
Pirate Bay co-founder arrested in Cambodia

Suspected Anonymous Hong Kong member arrested for plotting government hacks

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Police in Hong Kong have arrested a 21-year old man who is believed to be affiliated with the Anonymous hacking group on suspicion of planning to take down a number of government websites, Channel News Asia reports. The man, whose name has not been revealed, was booked on Friday for...
Suspected Anonymous Hong Kong member arrested for plotting government hacks

A UK woman is taking Facebook to court to unmask anonymous trolls who made her life a misery

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A UK woman is taking Facebook to court in an attempt to uncover the identities of anonymous users who attacked her on the social network, the Telegraph reports. The real case for Nicola Brookes, a 45-year-old Brighton resident is not against Facebook itself. If Facebook is made to comply, in...
A UK woman is taking Facebook to court to unmask anonymous trolls who made her life a misery

Pirate Bay cofounder to be deported from Cambodia

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Officials have said they will deport Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm from Cambodia, where he has been living for the last four years, but have not said where he will be sent or when they will deport him. The Swedish developer, who was arrested on Sunday in Phnom Phen, was convicted...
Pirate Bay cofounder to be deported from Cambodia

Alleged TeamPoison hacker arrested in Newcastle

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A 17-year-old has been arrested over claims that he hacked into websites to illegally obtain personal and private informationA teenager has been arrested over claims that he hacked into websites and disrupted computer networks to illegally obtain personal and private information.The Police Central eCrime Unit (PCeU), supported by officers from...
Alleged TeamPoison hacker arrested in Newcastle
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