Summer is upon us and social networks are abuzz with vacation related posts, messages and commentary. We have been busy uploaded holiday pics to Facebook, unlocking badges on Foursquare and looking for restaurants or taxis on smartphone geolocation features. But now a new trend is emerging: we take a look at digital detox holidays.
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In this edition: Mexico's president facing growing calls to resign; Breaking Bad” action figures spark outrage in the US and a well-known furniture store pays tribute to horror...
In this edition: Ebola Halloween costumes spark outrage online; the "donut selfie" craze is sweeping social networks; and the Ohio University Marching Band in another incredible...
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In this edition: West Africans stigmatised as Ebola spreads; a display mannequin sparks outrage in New Zealand; and snowboarding champ Shaun White in a stunning skateboard display.
Residents in La Courneuve on the outskirts of Paris have serious concerns about the data centre built opposite their homes two years ago. We find out why.
In this edition: online support for the American nurse suffering from Ebola; a massive Euro-wide police operation sparks fierce criticism; and an incredible surfing display.