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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.

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BT £12.5bn EE Takeover Cleared By Regulator

BT £12.5bn EE Takeover Cleared By Regulator

The Competition and Markets Authority says it has taken into account a “range of concerns” and unanimously approved the deal.

BT’s £12.5bn takeover of mobile phone firm EE has been cleared following a ten-month investigation by the competition regulator.

The Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) decision was largely expected following the release of its provisional findings last autumn.

The watchdog said on Friday that it had taken “extra time” read more

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Tfl Is Changing Some Routes And Zones From 2016

Tfl Is Changing Some Routes And Zones From 2016

Changes to fares from 2 January 2016

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

Later in January, pay as you go (with a contactless payment or Oyster card) will be accepted for travel to Gatwick Airport.

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Victims At The Scene Report What Happened On Saturday Night

Victims At The Scene Report What Happened On Saturday Night

The suspected Tube station terrorist punched and kicked one of his victims unconscious before knifing him as he lay on the floor, a witness has claimed.

A 56-year-old man was left with “serious” stab wounds and another person was injured during the terror attack last night at Leytonstone Tube station in east London.

Salim Patel, 59, who runs the station shop and saw the attack unfold, said he heard shouts and saw the attacker beat up his victim before leaving him unconscious on the station floor.

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Tube Station Attack In Leytonstone Tube Station

Tube Station Attack In Leytonstone Tube Station

The stabbing of three people at a Tube station by a man wielding a machete is being treated as a terrorist incident, police have said.

The man reportedly said “This is for Syria” after he launched the attack at Leytonstone station in east London on Saturday night.

Police cordon off Leytonstone Underground Station in east London on Saturday night

Police cordon off Leytonstone Underground Station in east London on Saturday night

Shocking video footage posted online shows a large pool of blood spattered across the floor of the ticket hall as a man is seen threatening other passengers in the station.

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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

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.

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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.

He said people were also affected because of “diminution of value” – read more

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100 immigrants caught in Channel Tunnel

100 immigrants caught in Channel Tunnel

Another group of up to 100 illegal immigrants has been caught 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.

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