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?FB tracks even those users who do not use app?

?FB tracks even those users who do not use app?

LONDON: A new research has found that tracks even those Android who do not use the . Facebook routinely tracks users, non users and logged out users outside its , said the study by UKbased charity . App developers share data with Facebook through the Facebook Software Development Kit, showed […]

Northern Irish kingmakers: We will not support May‘s Brexit deal

Northern Irish kingmakers: We will not support May‘s Brexit deal

LONDON: The Northern Irish party that props up Prime Minister ‘s government said on Friday that it would not support her but that businesses should be relaxed about leaving the EU without an agreement. “In fact we‘re more alarmed about what is coming out from the EU and especially the […]

UK making forced marriage victims pay repatriation costs

UK making forced marriage victims pay repatriation costs

LONDON: The British government came under fire on Wednesday after it emerged that the foreign and commonwealth office (FCO) is charging victims of forced marriages to return home to the after their rescue overseas. According to statistics from the UK?s Forced Marriage Unit, India ranks fourth among countries where victims […]

UK attacker held under mental health law: Cops

UK attacker held under mental health law: Cops

LONDON: A 25-year-old knifewielding man arrested during a New Year?s Eve terror attack in is being detained under the Mental Health Act after an assessment by medical experts, police said on Wednesday. The man stabbed three people at before being arrested on Monday. Police said the counter-terrorism investigation launched in […]

People mirror emotions of YouTubers, says study

People mirror emotions of YouTubers, says study

LONDON: Watching experiences of vloggers can make you feel the same emotions they express on their online channels, a study has found. The research, published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, found that we mirror the emotions of those we see online and we seek out people who […]

Why words like ?justice? and ?love? matter…

Why words like ?justice? and ?love? matter…

If 2018 were a person, it would sound like a troubled millennial. That is, if you go by the words that drew the most interest this year on online dictionaries and usage sites this year. ‘Toxic‘ is Dictionary‘s word of the year while ‘misinformation‘ is ‘s choice. On , in […]

Digital surge crushes music retailer HMV

Digital surge crushes music retailer HMV

LONDON: British music retailer , which was launched by English composer in 1921 and helped propel the Beatles to fame, collapsed into administration on Friday as consumers switch to digital streaming in droves. His Master?s Voice, which is known worldwide for its iconic logo showing a dog listening to a […]

Cambridge picks ?Nomophobia? as the word of 2018

Cambridge picks ?Nomophobia? as the word of 2018

has been named as Dictionary?s word of 2018. While the word itself might sound unfamiliar, the phenomenon it describes is one we can all relate to. According to the dictionary, nomophobia means ?a fear or worry at the idea of being without your mobile phone or unable to use it?. […]

Three people knifed in Manchester terror attack on New Year?s Eve

Three people knifed in Manchester terror attack on New Year?s Eve

LONDON: Three people were stabbed at train station on New Year?s Eve in a frenzied attack by a man wielding a 12-inch-long kitchen knife and shouting ?Allahu Akbar? and ISIS slogans. Greater Manchester police have declared it is being treated as a terrorist incident. Officers from Counter Terrorism Policing North […]

Brexit deal can get through parliament: UK foreign minister

Brexit deal can get through parliament: UK foreign minister

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May‘s can be passed by the if the provides clarification that the Northern Irish “backstop” will be temporary, foreign minister said on Friday. The backstop is an insurance policy designed to prevent the return of border checks between Ireland, an EU member, and British-ruled Northern Ireland. […]