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US, British spies hacked mobile SIM card keys: report

US and British intelligence services can tap into mobile voice and data communications of many devices after stealing encryption keys of a major SIM card maker.

US, British spies hacked mobile SIM card keys: report
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Swiss prosecutor orders probe, search of HSBC offices

Investigators launched a search of British banking giant HSBC's Geneva offices as part of a money laundering probe.

Swiss prosecutor orders probe, search of HSBC offices
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Britain's Tesco picks new chairman

Troubled British supermarket giant Tesco named John Allan as chairman, ending a four-month search after Richard Broadbent resigned amid an accounting scandal.

Britain's Tesco picks new chairman
UK's Labour details pre-poll economic plan
UK's Labour details pre-poll economic plan

Britain's main opposition Labour party outlined its economic plan to try to woo middle-income voters ahead of an anticipated closely-fought election in May.

UK's Labour details pre-poll economic plan
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SwissLeaks whistleblower says tried to report tax evasion in 2008

A former HSBC employee who leaked documents alleging the bank helped wealthy customers dodge tax said he had tried to alert British authorities about evasion in 2008.

SwissLeaks whistleblower says tried to report tax evasion in 2008
Pattinson unveils James Dean film at Berlin fest
Pattinson unveils James Dean film at Berlin fest

British actor Robert Pattinson said he learned to sympathise with the paparazzi by playing the photographer who helped make James Dean an icon.

Pattinson unveils James Dean film at Berlin fest
HSBC 'SwissLeaks' leaker urges more support for whistleblowers
HSBC 'SwissLeaks' leaker urges more support for whistleblowers

The man who stole the trove of secret files that sparked a global scandal over banking giant HSBC's alleged assistance to wealthy tax dodgers.

HSBC 'SwissLeaks' leaker urges more support for whistleblowers
Britain says Putin behaving like tyrant
Britain says Putin behaving like tyrant

Russian President Vladimir Putin is behaving like a "mid-20th century tyrant", British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said.

Britain says Putin behaving like tyrant
British Muslims protest Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoons
British Muslims protest Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoons

Thousands of British Muslims protested against cartoons of Mohammed in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

British Muslims protest Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoons
Redmayne clinches best actor BAFTA for Hawking biopic
Redmayne clinches best actor BAFTA for Hawking biopic

There may be no shortage of British talent in Hollywood, but all eyes are now on Eddie Redmayne, the newcomer who scooped a best actor BAFTA in London.

Redmayne clinches best actor BAFTA for Hawking biopic
French far-right leader Le Pen draws protests in Oxford
French far-right leader Le Pen draws protests in Oxford

Hundreds of demonstrators picketed an appearance by French far-right leader Marine Le Pen at Britain's prestigious Oxford Union debating societty.

French far-right leader Le Pen draws protests in Oxford
Benedict Cumberbatch wins praise for troubled genius
Benedict Cumberbatch wins praise for troubled genius

The 38-year-old British actor, who has a best actor nod for playing codebreaker Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game", insists he can and has played idiots.

Benedict Cumberbatch wins praise for troubled genius
British singer Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex crimes
British singer Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex crimes

British former glam rocker Gary Glitter could spend the rest of his life in prison after being found guilty at a London court.

British singer Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex crimes
Pistorius stripped of degree by Scottish university
Pistorius stripped of degree by Scottish university

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been stripped of an honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University in 2012.

Pistorius stripped of degree by Scottish university
New book lifts lid on court of Britain's Prince Charles
New book lifts lid on court of Britain's Prince Charles

A new biography of Britain's Prince Charles reveals how his inner circle is riven with backstabbing and infighting.

New book lifts lid on court of Britain's Prince Charles
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Golovkin on cover of Boxing News and Boxing Monthly and two more songs

Golovkin gets two magazine covers and more music videos.

Golovkin on cover of Boxing News and Boxing Monthly and two more songs
Tom Petty says no hard feelings on Sam Smith song
Tom Petty says no hard feelings on Sam Smith song

Rocker Tom Petty says he never threatened to sue Sam Smith over his smash hit "Stay With Me" and agreed that similarities to his own "I Won't Back Down" were coincidence.

Tom Petty says no hard feelings on Sam Smith song
Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for 'colored' remark
Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for 'colored' remark

Benedict Cumberbatch apologized and said he was "devastated" after the Oscar-nominated actor referred to black colleagues as "colored" in a US television interview.

Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for 'colored' remark
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Snakes 70 million years older than thought: study

A new look at four fossils has revealed that snakes' earliest known ancestor lived as many as 70 million years earlier than thought.

Snakes 70 million years older than thought: study
WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US
WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US

Whistleblowing site WikiLeaks accused Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to the US authorities.

WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US