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British ISIS bride stripped of citizenship…

“Please find enclosed papers that relate to a decision taken by the Home Secretary, to deprive your daughter, Shamima Begum, of her British citizenship,” the letter read” writes Jon Lockett for thesun.co.uk. “In light of the circumstances of your daughter, the notice of the Home Secretary’s decision has been served of file today (19th February), and the order removing her British citizenship has subsequently been made.”. The letter – obatined by ITV News  – went on to urge the Begum family to make their daughter aware of the decision while…

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Isil bride Shamima Begum has British citizenship revoked by Home Office

“The letter read: “Please find enclosed papers that relate to a decision taken by the Home Secretary, to deprive your daughter, Shamima Begum, of her British citizenship” writes Tom Harris for telegraph.co.uk. It is understood the teenager, who grew up in Bethnal Green east London, has dual Bangladeshi nationality, meaning the move will not render her stateless.In a letter sent to her family in east London, officials said the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, had made the decision in “light of the circumstances”. “In light of the circumstances of your daughter,…

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Brexit food shortages could see people forced to eat ‘tons of leeks’

“Britain imports around half of its food with most entering on lorries through Dover, so any potential logjams are likely to have a significant effect” writes Shehab Khan for independent.co.uk. I’m not sure,” he said. “We know from our members that they are investing staggering sums into getting ready for the worst possible no-deal scenario. Source: independent.co.uk

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British supermarkets battle to secure stocks as chaotic Brexit looms

“The last time Britain’s food supplies were seriously hit was when fuel protests prompted panic buying almost two decades ago, forcing some supermarkets to ration milk and bread and others to warn that stocks would run out in days” reports businessinsider.com. Another senior executive at a major British food retailer told Reuters they had seen no signs yet of Britons buying so-called ‘bunker lines’ – toilet paper, bottled water and tinned food. Source: businessinsider.com

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China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

“No country in Europe, however, has issued a blanket veto on using Huawei technology in the way the U.S. has urged” writes Joe Mcdonald for suntimes.com. Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre acknowledged last summer that it had concerns about the engineering and security of Huawei’s networks.The U.S. government is trying to “fabricate an excuse for suppressing the legitimate development” of Chinese enterprises, said the spokesman for the Chinese foreign ministry, Geng Shuang.China’s government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block the country’s industrial development by alleging that…

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Honda set to close UK car plant with 3,500 jobs at stake in another Brexit blow

“Japanese automaker Honda could be set to cut 3,500 jobs from the UK in plans to close one of its plants” writes Callum Burroughs for businessinsider.com. Sky’s report suggests that Brexit is not the only factor in the decision to close the plant. Honda’s decision is the latest in a line of Japanese companies moving operations away from the UK since the Brexit vote with Panasonic and, recently, Sony opting to move their operations to Amsterdam. Source: businessinsider.com

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Report by a UK parliamentary committee into fake news and disinformation, due Monday, is expected to be very critical of Facebook and its “duplicitous” CEO

“It will also call on the government to launch an independent investigation into foreign interference in British elections since 2014” writes Carole Cadwalladr for theguardian.com. It is expected to be savagely critical of Facebook and its “duplicitous” chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, who has ignored calls to give evidence to the committee.But it is the committee’s call for an independent investigation into foreign interference in British elections that is likely to be least welcomed by the government.The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee will publish what is expected to be…

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UK concludes it can mitigate risk from Huawei equipment use in 5G

“Huawei, along with another Chinese network equipment company ZTE Corp,, has been accused the United States of working at the behest of the Chinese government” writes Min Read for reuters.com. The United States has said their equipment could be used to spy on Americans.(Reuters) – The British government has decided it can mitigate the risks arising from the use of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in 5G networks, the Financial Times reported on.ft.com/2DLcuFG on Sunday, citing two sources familiar with the conclusion of Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).Earlier this month,…

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‘I will be there with him, taking every blow’: Champion amateur Alanna Nihell on being corner woman for husband Chez’s pro debut

“All is fair in love and war, you might say of the Lance Corporals with 27 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps, who are both amateur boxing champions of the highest order” writes Alan Tyers for telegraph.co.uk. Alanna has spoken exclusively to The Telegraph about cornering for Chez when he makes his professional debut on the undercard of the International Boxing Organisation super-middleweight title fight between James DeGale and Chris Eubank Jnr at the O2 Arena on Saturday night. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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US prosecutors drag Darktrace into Autonomy fraud case

“The British cyber security company Darktrace has been pulled into the US fraud case against former Autonomy executives Mike Lynch and Sushovan Hussain” writes James Titcomb for telegraph.co.uk. FBI officials have interviewed the company’s chief executive Nicole Eagan as they investigate the links between Darktrace and Invoke Capital, Dr Lynch’s investment fund, according to court documents.US prosecutors are seeking to establish the wealth of Sushovan Hussain, Autonomy’s former finance chief, ahead of sentencing him for fraud charges over Hewlett Packard’s $11.8bn (£9.2bn) purchase of the British software company in 2011. Source:…

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