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Strong Evidence’ North Korea-Linked Group Was Behind NHS Cyberattack

Strong Evidence’ North Korea-Linked Group Was Behind NHS Cyberattack

Security experts say there are “clear code connections” between the global ransomware attack and a North Korea-linked group.

There is “strong” evidence to suggest a North Korea-linked group was behind last week’s global cyberattack, security experts say.

Simon Choi, director of South Korean anti-virus firm Hauri, said the code used in the attack shared many similarities with previous hacks attributed to North Korea-linked Lazarus Group.

The same collective is believed to have been behind the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures and is also suspected of previous attacks on the global financial system. read more

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UK Weather Storm Katie Causes Chaos For Southern England

UK Weather Storm Katie Causes Chaos For Southern England

UK Weather Storm Katie Causes Chaos For Southern England. One man was feared dead after 105mph winds and torrential rain batter the south coast.

Police are searching for a man whose kayak is believed to have capsized in the waters of the river Wey, near Guildford, in Surrey, during the aftermath of Storm Katie. read more

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Tfl Is Changing Some Routes And Zones From 2016

Tfl Is Changing Some Routes And Zones From 2016

 Some of our fares will change from 2 January 2016.  Below we detail the main changes that might affect you.  .

Tfl Is Changing Some Routes And Zones From 2016 on 2 January.

On 2 January, some fares will be changing across our network. read more

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Spending Review Result 2015

Spending Review Result 2015

Spending Review Result 2015. George Osborne has unveiled the results of the government’s spending review; here we analyse the key points in 25 main areas.

Tax credits

  • All cuts to tax credits are to be cancelled.

Rowena Mason, political correspondent: Osborne has clearly surprised his MPs by totally abandoning his tax credit changes, which would have cost affected families up to £1,300 each and caused consternation on his own side as well as the opposition. It is a 100% U-turn since his aides were insisting up until recently that he was committed to the cuts in principle. read more

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Tube Strike Set To Go Ahead As Last Ditch Talks Fail

Tube Strike Set To Go Ahead As Last Ditch Talks Fail

Tube strike set to go ahead as last ditch talks fail. Services running normally at Waterloo. No more 50 hours strike.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union based in the Waterloo and City line control room will walk out on Monday.

A strike by workers on a busy London Underground line is set to go ahead following the failure of last ditch talks to break a deadlocked row over regrading. read more

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Volkswagen Sued Over Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen Sued Over Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen Sued Over Diesel Emissions Scandal. VW’s boss will meet board members later as the firm is sued by consumers and faces a criminal probe over cheating emissions tests.

A law firm is suing Volkswagen in the US over the “defeat devices” used to fool emissions tests on diesel cars.

Lawyer Robert Clifford said the impact was “massive” and that car buyers had not got what they paid for. read more

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100 immigrants caught in Channel Tunnel

100 immigrants caught in Channel Tunnel

Another group of up to 100 immigrants caught in Channel Tunnel trying to get into Britain through the Channel Tunnel, Eurotunnel said today.

Passenger services through the tunnel were delayed for several hours and freight services were suspended overnight after the group was caught inside the Eurotunnel compound at Coquelle, north of Calais, at around 9.45pm last night, a spokeswoman for the company said.

The attempt came as a newspaper report claimed Home Secretary David Blunkett had asked the French government to shut down the nearby Red Cross camp at Sangatte, where it is believed the group was from. read more

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