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Uploading human brain for eternal life is possible – Cambridge neuroscientist
People could “live inside a machine” by turning their brain into a program code once a computer capable of recreating some 100 trillion connections is built, a popular Cambridge neuroscientist said at a UK mass event this weekend.

25.05.2015 20:47

​Chemical jihad? ‘Growing chance’ of chlorine bomb attacks in UK – security experts
Britain is facing a growing threat of chlorine attack on its soil by UK jihadists returning home from Syria and Iraq, chemical warfare experts warn. Bombs containing chlorine are said to be the “chemical weapon of choice” for terrorists.

25.05.2015 15:31

Invading young Muslims’ ‘private space’ is justified, UK’s top Muslim cop says
UK’s top Muslim policeman believes the country has entered a dangerous phase of Islamization that even the smallest children are vulnerable to. He says the country’s obsession with “private space” is to blame for its failure to notice the warning signs.

25.05.2015 14:00

Cold war games: NATO, friendly air forces brace for large Arctic drills
Finland, Norway and Sweden are readying for one of Europe’s largest fighter jet drills this year – the Arctic Challenge Exercise 2015, kicking off on Monday. Nine northern countries are taking part, with up to 90 aircraft expected in the sky at once.

25.05.2015 10:18

Britain sends biggest warship for NATO drills on Russian border
Britain is ramping up its military rhetoric, sending its biggest warship for NATO drills in the Baltic, right off the Russian coast, in this latest show of force. The drills kick off on June 5 and will last for two weeks.

24.05.2015 13:21

Yield: Duck lanes open in Britain (VIDEO)
The UK has been creative with a #sharethespace campaign, which designate special duck lanes on busy towpaths in London, Birmingham and Manchester to remind people to share public spaces with wildlife.

24.05.2015 03:59

World stands up against Monsanto: Over 400 cities protest GMOs
Thousands of people across the world have joined together in a global movement, protesting against American biotech giant Monsanto. Activists from over 400 cities are speaking out against GMOs and Monsanto’s monopoly over the food supply.

23.05.2015 23:56

​‘No more austerity’: Demonstrators gather in Manchester to protest cuts, Tory govt
Around 2,000 people gathered in Manchester to protest against austerity and the government's “callous cuts” over the past five years. Extra police officers were assigned to ensure the event ran peacefully.

23.05.2015 19:07

US & UK Intelligence pow-wow with IT brass in secretive summit
US and UK Intelligence officials discussed the subject of surveillance with representatives from Google, Apple and elsewhere recently during a closed-door summit.

22.05.2015 17:01

‘Short-changed’: Families struggle to afford food, clothing after child benefits slashed – report
Families across the UK are being forced to cut spending on essential items such as food, clothing and heating as a result of government cuts to child benefits, a new report has found.

22.05.2015 14:29

Insecure, narcissistic people more likely to post on Facebook – report
People suffering from low self-esteem are more likely to post their relationship status on Facebook, a new study has found.

22.05.2015 11:16

‘We are Many’: anti-Iraq War documentary showered with plaudits
A new documentary by a British filmmaker recounting the day millions of people marched against the 2003 Iraq War has been praised by critics for depicting the widespread opposition to the US-led invasion.

22.05.2015 12:59