Britain’s £1.3bn cyber security programme might fail to meet its aims, financial watchdogs warn

BRITAIN’S £1.3billion cyber security programme might fail to meet its aims, financial watchdogs warned yesterday. They identified shortcomings in deciding how much money the five-year Government initiative needed before its launch in 2016. This has led to concern about how computer attacks will be tackled after 2021, partly because proper funding has not been assessed, said the National Audit Office. […]

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Britain’s biggest ever warship is fitted with three Phalanx weapons

Big guns are out for Big Lizzie: Britain’s biggest ever warship is fitted with three Phalanx weapons that fire 4,500 rounds-a-minute as ‘last chance’ defence Phalanx Close-In Weapons System features Gatling cannon, search and track radar and an infrared camera  The system is capable of search, detection, threat evaluation, tracking, engagement and kill assessment  The rapid-fire, computer-controlled, radar-guided gun can […]

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'Britain's worst wedding photographers' get 200 complaints from unhappy couples over blurred photos and no shows

Newlyweds are fuming after their day was ruined by the alleged snidey snappers Darren and Adele McDonagh. Couples were forced to turn to guests’ snaps and ‘Selfies’ to salvage memories of tying the knot. When their official pics did arrive they were blurred, focused on grooms’ bottoms rather than the brides’ faces and took months to develop. Police and Action […]

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Inside one of Britain’s first egg freezing parties

Inside one of Britain’s first egg freezing parties: Over coffee and biscuits, thirty-something women are told they can future-proof their fertility for a £9,500 fee It’s an awkward ride in the lift up to the second floor of a nondescript building just minutes from London Bridge. At the door, the hosts do their best to put their guests at ease. […]

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Britain’s DEEP freeze! Travel chaos ahead as experts warn of icy roads

Britain’s DEEP freeze! Travel chaos ahead as experts warn of ICY deathtrap roads with rain and sleet on the way after overnight snow reached as far south as Kent with lows plunging to face-numbing -10C Temperatures are widely below freezing this morning in what is expected to be the coldest day of the week Yellow severe weather warning is in […]

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Britain's drink drive black spots revealed as northern towns and cities dominate convictions

Hereford was the place with largest number of drink and drug driving offenders with 2.30 per 1,000 drivers convicted. Crewe, Cheshire, was a close second, with 1.86 per 1,000 drivers convicted, and Blackpool came third with 1.68 per 1,000. Six out of the top ten areas with the most convictions were in the north of England, according to analysis of […]

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Britain’s struggling High Street is set for a ‘Super Saturday’

Britain’s struggling High Street is set for a ‘Super Saturday’ with last-minute Christmas shoppers set to spend an incredible £3BILLION over the weekend and stores open for 18 hours straight to cash in Almost 15 million Brits set to hit the shops to buy last-minute Christmas presents  The windfall will come as a shot in the arm to beleaguered high street […]

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Britain’s Brexit immigration plan could be delayed AGAIN

Britain’s Brexit immigration plan could be delayed AGAIN as it is revealed the paper does not include the target to cut numbers to the tens of thousands The  immigration white paper was originally meant to come out last autumn But the paper may be delayed until the New Year amid cabinet splits on policy Cabinet was meant to discuss it today but didn’t […]

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Britain’s youngest social media ‘influencer’

Mum cruelly branded a ‘psycho’ by internet trolls for making her adorable toddler an Instagram star: Little Ralphie has earned his family thousands as Britain’s youngest social media ‘influencer’ Ralphie Waplington, one, is a mini Instagram star who has 19,000 followers Toddler has earned parents Stacey and Adam thousands’ worth of freebies But Stacey, 28, from Essex, has faced a torrent of abuse […]

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Inside Britain's 'bedrooms of poverty' as it's revealed nine kids in every school class are living in deprivation

The series of disturbing photos form a new photographic exhibition at the Foundling Museum supported by The Childhood Trust. They give a snapshot of the desperate lives of some disadvantaged children forced to sleep in cramped and filthy conditions. Some show cots shoved next to kitchenettes in tiny spaces, while others reveal how parents are forced to wash clothes in the […]

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