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Image copyright PA The Russian military was directly behind a “malicious” cyber-attack on Ukraine that spread globally last year, the US and Britain have said. The White House said June’s NotPetya ransomware attack caused billions of dollars in damage across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Church of England has the third-largest rural estate in the country Church spires could be used to boost mobile and broadband coverage in rural areas under an agreement between the UK government and the Church of England. The government has committed to achieving…

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Image copyright Alamy Image caption The level of fees and debt for students is going to be the subject of a major review More “variety” is needed in the price of university education, the secretary of state said ahead of a government review of the system. Damian Hinds also suggested…

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Image copyright PA/Getty Image caption Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson signed the letter to show “solidarity and unity”. Harry Potter star Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The donation comes as more than 200 female British and Irish…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOutgoing chairman Paul Oakden reads the result of the vote UKIP members have voted to sack leader Henry Bolton after controversy over racist messages sent by his partner. The former army officer’s fate was decided after 63% voted to back a no…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Wikileaks was founded by Julian Assange Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing site founded by Julian Assange, wanted a Republican to become US president, according to a leaked conversation. Files obtained by The Intercept show the Wikileaks Twitter account revealing its preference to a group of supporters, via…

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Image copyright Getty Images One million people have signed a petition calling on Snapchat to roll back its latest redesign. The changes were intended to separate interactions with friends from branded content – including that of celebrities and influencers. Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel wrote in a blog post that he…

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Image copyright Entertainment One/Getty Image caption Janney in character as LaVona Golden and at the I, Tonya premiere in London It was “incredibly liberating” to play an unappealing character in I, Tonya, Allison Janney has said. She’s tipped to win her first Oscar, as best supporting actress, for the role…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: “Those who threaten our security would like nothing more than to see us fractured” Theresa May has called for a new “deep and special partnership” to ensure the UK and EU can continue to work together on security after Brexit….

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