Russia is mocking us. First the Salisbury attack, then information warfare. Time to wake up | Carole Cadwalldr

Its ambitions are to disrupt Britains politics, so why are the government and security services seemingly in denial about the threat? Have you been to Salisbury? Have you visited the cathedral, whose 123-metre spire the two men identified as Russian military intelligence assassins claimed was the reason for their visit…

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Europe’s New Copyright Law Could Change the Web Worldwide

The European Parliament passed sweeping copyright legislation Wednesday that, much like its privacy regulations, could have impact far beyond Europe. Critics argue that the most controversial part of the proposal will effectively force all but the smallest website operators to adopt "upload filters" similar to those used by YouTube, and…

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Irish activists pledge to protest against Donald Trump visit

Politicians urge public to send a clear signal to the American people during US presidents November trip Politicians and activists in Ireland have pledged to protest against Donald Trump when he visits in November. On Friday, the Solidarity People Before Profit all pledged to organise protests surrounding the visit, within…

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U.K. Defense Chief Pitches Post-Brexit Tempest Jet on U.S. Visit

U.K. Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson pitched a strong British military and a new concept fighter jet it’s developing while brushing aside concerns about U.S. President Donald Trump’s rhetoric against NATO during a visit to Washington. Speaking at an event hosted by the Atlantic Council on Tuesday, Williamson said he’d like…

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The Dude Is Back With a $100 Million Bet on Turkish Stocks

A single brokerage in Istanbul has been placing outsize bets on Turkish stocks at a time when less adventurous investors are bracing for a crisis. Yatirim Finansman was a net buyer of 565 million liras ($105 million) in equities this week, by far the largest bet on the market in…

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Swedish student’s plane protest stops man’s deportation ‘to hell’

Elin Ersson refused to sit down on Gothenburg flight until man being sent to Afghanistan was removed A lone student activist on board a plane at Gothenburg airport has prevented the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker from Sweden by refusing to sit down until the man was removed from…

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