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Home Secretary condemns US for leaks over Manchester suicide bomber

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has criticized US authorities after confidential details about the Manchester terror attack appeared in the media having been leaked by American spooks. British police had held off on releasing information such as the attacker’s name on Tuesday. Several American news organizations including CBS and NBC published ...

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Programmer denied prize money from UK data challenge because of his Russian citizenship

A Russian programmer says, despite his success in a challenge held by the British military, he feels discouraged because the rules were changed to exclude people from countries deemed unworthy by Transparency International. The Data Science Challenge is a regular competition held by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), ...

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Manchester police arrest suspect and carry out raids in terrorist attack probe (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 23 May, 2017 21:08 An armed police operation has resulted in the arrest of one man suspected of involvement in Monday’s suicide bomb attack in Manchester. In footage that has emerged online, officers in black face masks can be seen arresting a man outside Morrisons supermarket in the ...

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Mosque near Manchester set on fire in ‘possible retaliation’ against concert bombing

Published time: 23 May, 2017 20:57 The door of an Islamic center in Oldham, outside Manchester, was set alight in an arson attack hours following the suicide bombing at the nearby Manchester Arena in which 22 people died. “Last night at around 2am somebody has started a fire through our ...

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UK PM: Terrorism threat level raised to critical, new attack 'imminent'

Published time: 23 May, 2017 20:47Edited time: 23 May, 2017 20:53 The terror attack threat level in the UK has shifted from severe to critical, Prime Minister Theresa May said following a second emergency Cobra committee meeting. She added that armed forces will be dispatched to assist the police. DETAILS ...

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Manchester vigil: Memorial held for victims of concert suicide bombing (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 23 May, 2017 17:21Edited time: 23 May, 2017 17:24 Manchester is holding a special vigil in the city center this evening to remember the victims of Monday’s deadly terror attack. Mayor Andy Burnham invited people to attend the event in Albert Square from 6pm local time. A vigil ...

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Spies on both sides of Atlantic hunting for Manchester bomb culprits

Published time: 23 May, 2017 16:07 Intelligence agencies from the UK and US are looking for anyone who may have been involved in the Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people, including an 8-year-old girl. In a rare public statement released through Twitter, the Secretary General of MI5 – Britain’s ...

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Actor Sir Roger Moore dies age 89

Published time: 23 May, 2017 13:45Edited time: 23 May, 2017 13:48 Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing British secret agent James Bond, has died at the age of 89. News of Moore’s death was shared by his children via the actor’s Twitter account on Tuesday. With the heaviest ...

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ISIS claims responsibility for the Manchester Arena terrorist attack

Published time: 23 May, 2017 11:51Edited time: 23 May, 2017 12:00 Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack in Manchester on Monday night. According to Amaq, a news outlet linked to the terror group, an IS member carried out the bombing which killed 22 people. Police say ...

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Victims of Manchester terrorist attack complain of lax security at concert venue

Published time: 23 May, 2017 11:39 People caught up in the Manchester terrorist attack are complaining that lax security measures were in place ahead of the bombing, which has killed at least 22 people. @Harry_Styles@BBCBreaking I was at the arena in Manchester and their only check your bag not you ...

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