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'Dozens Killed' In China Terror Attack — 'Dozens Killed' In China Terror Attack
Jul 29, 2014

'Dozens Killed' in attack in #China's #Xinjiang Province; the latest clash between #Uighur Muslims & state security…

Jul 29, 2014

RT @SkyNewsAsia: 'Dozens Killed' in attack in China's Xinjiang Province; the latest clash between Uighur Muslims & state security. http://t…

Twitter Blocks Anti-Kremlin Account In Russia — Twitter has blocked an anti-Kremlin account which regularly publishes Russian government leaks and other sensitive documents. The move comes just one month after Twitter denied agreeing to censor accounts in Russia at the government's request. The @b0ltai account is similar to US group Anonymous - but has now been silenced in the country.

House Prices Force Adults To Live With Parents — Millions of young workers have been dubbed the "clipped wing generation" because they are forced to live with their parents by rising house prices. Housing charity Shelter has published census data showing almost two million workers aged 20-34 in England alone - a quarter of the total - are living with parents or grandparents.
Jul 29, 2014

Dear entitled generation, have you tried a flat-share? RT @SkyNews: House Prices Force Adults To Live With Parents…

Jul 29, 2014

Or parents to live with children: House Prices Force Adults To Live With Parents…

No Peace With Israeli PM's Short-Term Tactics — Charismatic, enigmatic, he's Israel's longest serving prime minister and faces no serious political challenger. Yet Benjamin Netanyahu has rarely shown any signs that he has strategic vision. Rather, his longevity at the top of Israeli politics can be put down to his focus on short term tactical issues.

China Investigates Former Security Chief — China has launched an investigation into a man who was once one of the country's most feared leaders. Zhou Yongkang, the former domestic security chief, is being looked into over what state broadcaster CCTV said were "serious violations" of party discipline - the term is usually used to refer to corruption.
Jul 29, 2014

China probes former security chief in latest twist in the country's real life 'House Of Cards' drama…

Microsoft Set To Launch First 'Selfie Phone' — Microsoft is reportedly due to release a "selfie phone" soon with a high-powered front-facing camera. The device, codenamed Superman, will be the first Nokia-branded phone with its main camera on the front. Microsoft recently bought the Finnish firm's mobile division, and is planning its latest device launches.
Jul 29, 2014

OMG, as those who take selfies might say... #Microsoft Reportedly Set To Launch First #Selfie Phone via @SkyNews…

Immigrant Benefits To Be Cut To Three Months — EU migrants will only be able to claim benefits for three months unless they have serious job prospects, under plans announced by David Cameron. The Prime Minister insisted the change would make it clear to migrants that they cannot get "something for nothing" and that Britain was "not a soft touch".
Jul 29, 2014

PM: 'We will find you and send you home'. Details of his latest immigration crackdown:…

Jul 29, 2014

EU migrants will only be able to claim benefits for three months unless they have serious job prospects - PM:…

Labour 'Totally Dysfunctional' Says Brown Aide — Ed Miliband is running the Labour party in a "totally dysfunctional" way, according to Gordon Brown's former adviser. The party's policies on key issues are a "great steaming pile of fudge" and the Labour leader is getting bad and conflicting advice on how to deal with his image - considered by party insiders to be a significant handicap.
Jul 29, 2014

Ed Miliband is running the Labour party in a "totally dysfunctional" way - @DPMcBride, Gordon Brown's former advisor:…

MH17 Crash Investigators Stopped By Fighting — MH17 Crash Investigators Stopped By Fighting

'Dirty Diesel' Drivers Face New Tax In Cities — Drivers of diesel vehicles face having to pay more in taxes and levies as cities around the UK strive to cut air pollution. In London, plans to introduce a £10 charge for the most polluting diesel cars are being considered by Mayor Boris Johnson. These could come into force by as soon as 2020.

Chinese Hackers 'Targeted Israel's Iron Dome' — Blueprints for Israel's Iron Dome defence system were stolen in cyber attacks by hackers from China, it has been claimed. Documents and data relating to the anti-missile system were stolen from three Israeli defence firms over a 22-month period, intelligence firm Cyber Engineering Services (CES) said.

Aldi And Lidl 'Victors In Supermarket War' — Discounters Aldi and Lidl have seen their market share surge as Britain's four biggest outlets suffer in the ongoing bitter supermarket war. Research firm Kantar Worldpanel said in the three months to June 20, both of the German-based retailers saw significant growth compared to the same period last year.