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Europe’s Blame Game: finger pointing continues as Calais migrant crisis worsens (part 1)

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Europe's new 'Iron Curtain'

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Latest update : 2014-07-02

Facebook faces UK probe over psychology experiment

Facebook is facing an investigation by the UK data regulator over revelations it manipulated the news feeds of some 700,000 users for a psychology experiment. The Information Commissioner’s Office, according to media reports, will examine the study to see if it broke any laws. Also today: $4.4 million for an unmade bed – a sound investment?

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2015-07-30 Facebook

Half of global internet users are on Facebook

Almost 1.5 billion people - an estimated half of the world's internet users - have signed up to Facebook, according to the social network's latest results. Users spend an average...

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2015-07-29 Twitter

Twitter boss says slowing growth is 'unacceptable'

The interim chief executive of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has said the slowing user growth is "unacceptable", and needs to be worked on. He made the comments on a conference call with...

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2015-07-28 Greece

Varoufakis and his 'Plan B' for Greece

Greece's former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has revealed that he was developing a secret "Plan B" if the ECB cut off liquidity to his country's banks. He made the comments...

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2015-07-27 Greece

More debt deadlines loom as creditors return to Greece

Officials from the European Commission and European Central Bank are returning to Athens this week to begin talks over the country's third bailout, worth €86 billion. Also today:...

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2015-07-24 Greece

Greece's creditors are back in town

Greece’s creditors head back to Athens to finalise a third bailout deal worth €86 billion. It’s a symbolic return for the international lenders, who are pushing for further...

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