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BT must open up network to competitors, says British watchdog

British telecoms giant BT must open up its huge network of fiber and copper cables to competitors according to Ofcom, the regulatory body for the country’s telecommunications industry. The advice is the result of a review into BT’s management of its “Openreach” network, the 76 million miles of cables that connect British homes to telephone exchanges, regularly called “the last mile.” ...

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British Airways CityFlyer to fly from Stansted to four European beach destinations

British Airways to fly from Stansted to four European beach destinations Beginning May 28, BA CityFlyer will take flight once a week at weekends But, will BA be able to compete with low-cost easyJet and Ryanair?  By Fred Mawer For The Mail On Sunday Published: 17:01 EST, 20 February 2016 | Updated: 08:59 EST, 21 February 2016 British Airways is ...

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British woman TRAPPED in America after falling ill while visiting her daughter and racking up £300,000 in medical bills not covered by her insurance

Denise Griggi was rushed to hospital shortly after landing in California Family have been hit with bills of £167,000 that are not covered by insurer They have also been told a medical flight home will cost a further £150,000  Desperate appeal has been launched to try and raise the £175,000 shortfall By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 08:32 EST, 18 February ...

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Three British teenagers arrested trying to join ISIS

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, March 15, 2015, 10:34 AM Uncredited/AP Authorities in Turkey detained three young males who allegedly tried to cross into Syria and join the Islamic State terrorist organization. A group of ISIS militants are pictured in Iraq last June. Officials have detained three British male teenagers who were caught in Istanbul on their way of joining ...

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Light for British shale gas work turning green

Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, Feb. 6 (UPI) — With federal permits in hand, British shale gas pioneer Cuadrilla Resources said Friday it was committed to a light environmental permit despite public uproar. Top News – UPI.com

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British web surveillance violated human rights, court rules

Britain’s GCHQ violated human rights by accessing intelligence from the NSA’s mass surveillance programs, a UK court ruled today, though the agency is now considered compliant after disclosing details of the arrangement late last year. In a ruling handed down Friday morning, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) said the GCHQ, Britain’s NSA-equivalent, violated rights to privacy and free speech under an ...

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British provincial team ends work in Helmand

LONDON, March 20 (UPI) — Thursday is the final working day for a British provincial reconstruction team in the Afghan province of Helmand, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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British frack plans delayed by county council

Daniel J. GraeberPRESTON, England, Oct. 24 (UPI) — Planners in the British county of Lancashire said they needed more time to consider drilling plans form shale pioneer Cuadrilla Resources. Latest News – UPI.com

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British man pretended to be quadriplegic, comatose to avoid court

Updated October 23, 2014 1:58 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In this image made available by South Wales Police shows a video image Alan Knight,of Swansea south Wales, right, in a supermarket in Bishopís Cleeve in western England in June 2014. (Credit: AP) Travel deals He might have got away with it if it hadn’t been for his supermarket loyalty card. ...

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British provincial team ends work in Helmand

LONDON, March 20 (UPI) — Thursday is the final working day for a British provincial reconstruction team in the Afghan province of Helmand, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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