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Digital Charter to 'balance' online freedoms with protections, says Government



News June 21, 2017


First pledged in the Conservative manifesto and now confirmed by the Queen's Speech, the controversial "Digital Charter" has already prompted concerns about the possible implications for civil liberties.Just as Magna Carta establi...

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Queen's Speech introduces Electric Vehicles Bill



News June 21, 2017


An Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill will be introduced to encourage the use of electric and self-driving cars, the Government announced in the Queen's Speech.The first all-electric car to be built in the UK rolled off of the p...

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Uber boss Travis Kalanick quits after shareholder revolt



News June 21, 2017


He agreed to leave his post at the taxi app firm after receiving a letter demanding his resignation from some of its top investors.The shareholders joined forces just a week after Mr Kalanick announced he was taking time out to ba...

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Scientists find clouds full of 'ice-lollies'



News June 20, 2017


The researchers from the University of Manchester have been working on their discovery for quite a while - but details of it arrives in time to complement a long spell of hot weather.Led by Stavros Keppas, the team from the School...

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British scientists invent 4x more powerful nanotech microscope



News June 20, 2017


Unlike electron microscopes or X-ray imaging systems, the technology could allow researchers to see tiny objects in colour and at a fraction of the cost of the other miscroscopy systems.Based on University of Manchester research, ...

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