UK data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London

UK data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London

Updated March 24, 2018 09:59:06 Photo: The board of Cambridge Analytica has suspended its CEO Alexander Nix. (Reuters: Pedro Nunes) Related Story: Facebook will change your News Feed as Zuckerberg apologises for ‘major breach of trust’ Investigators from Britain’s data watchdog have raided the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the …

First non-stop flight between UK and Australia set for take-off | Travel

Britain and Australia will be connected by a non-stop journey for the first time with the arrival in London on Sunday of a direct Qantas flight from Perth. The QF9 flight, which takes off on Saturday evening from the West Australian capital, is expected to take around 17 hours and …

Brexit: Franco-Dutch firm reportedly set to make Britain’s ‘iconic’ passports – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Brexit: Franco-Dutch firm reportedly set to make Britain’s ‘iconic’ passports – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Posted March 23, 2018 10:58:08 The blue British passports to be used after Brexit, hailed as an expression of “independence and sovereignty”, will be made by a Franco-Dutch firm, according to the boss of the English company which lost the contract to produce them. Key Points: A Franco-Dutch company reportedly …

UK man dies after getting head trapped in cinema seat

UK man dies after getting head trapped in cinema seat

Posted March 22, 2018 11:17:10 Photo: Ambulance crews were called to the StarCity complex in Birmingham, after reports of a patient in cardiac arrest. (Supplied: Daniel Kowalski) A 24-year-old man has died after getting his head stuck under an electronic cinema seat in Birmingham. Photo: Mr Rafiq was retrieving a …

George Brandis tears Achilles, delaying start as high commissioner to UK

George Brandis tears Achilles, delaying start as high commissioner to UK

Posted March 22, 2018 11:29:09 Australia could be without a chief diplomat in London for several weeks due to incoming high commissioner George Brandis tearing his Achilles. The current High Commissioner Alexander Downer is due to leave his post on April 4 and has been farewelled in London by high-profile …