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Ransomware cyber attacks are targeting large companies and demanding huge payments.

[ad_1] A Norwegian aluminium producer is recovering after hackers took 22,000 computers offline at 170 different sites around the world. Norsk Hydro refused to cave in to the cyber criminal's demands for money and have spent £45m trying to restore their business to full strength.The attack comes as evidence grows that hackers are getting paid off in secret by large organisations who want an easy way out. Cyber-security reporter Joe
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Donald Trump hits out again at Sadiq Khan over London violence

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption US President and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan have been in a "political grudge match" for years US President Donald Trump has once again criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan, calling him a "national disgrace" who is destroying the UK's capital.His comments came after five attacks in London in less than 24 hours left three men dead and three others injured.Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn responded
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Spice Girls: Geri apologises for quitting in 1998

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSpice Up Your Life - Live at Wembley Geri Horner has apologised for quitting the Spice Girls in 1998, as the band played the last date of their reunion tour. "I need to say something I should have said a long time ago," she told fans and her bandmates at Wembley Stadium. "I'm sorry. I'm sorry I left. I was just
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Babe Ruth jersey fetches record-breaking $5.6m at auction

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Babe Ruth played between 1914 and 1935 and is considered to be one of the sport's greatest ever players A jersey worn by legendary baseball player Babe Ruth has become the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.The garment was snapped up for $5,640,000 (£4.4m) at auction in New York on Saturday.It broke the previous record of $4.4m which was set in
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EastEnders star: How award saved my dad

[ad_1] Image copyright Davood Ghadami Image caption Davood Ghadami as a child with his dad and brother A chance opportunity for EastEnders star Davood Ghadami to give out an award resulted in his father's life being saved.The actor, who plays Kush in EastEnders, was invited to present an NHS Heroes Award in 2018.The recipient was Errol McKellar, a former mechanic who had prostate cancer. After recovering from cancer, Errol had
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Josh Warrington beats Kid Galahad to retain IBF world featherwight title

[ad_1] Warrington now hopes to chase other featherweight champions in US boutsJosh Warrington edged a tough contest with British rival Kid Galahad to retain his IBF world featherweight title with a split-decision points win.Warrington, 28, hoped the contest would be his last in his home city of Leeds as he eyes potential unification fights in the United States.Galahad, 29, frustrated him early on and switched his stance to confuse.He frequently
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Tattoos at work: Are they still an issue?

[ad_1] Image copyright Debbie Darling Image caption Debbie Darling says her tattoos have not held her back in her marketing career Having a visible tattoo at work has long been frowned upon in certain professions, such as law, healthcare and finance. But Debbie Darling, who runs her own marketing and PR agency, says her body art has been nothing but a bonus in her career. She has 15 tattoos, including
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Nigerian weddings: Glitz, glamour but mind the cost

[ad_1] Echina and Leah, who live in London, had three wedding ceremonies in 12 months. Echina, who is from a Nigerian Igbo background, and Leah, whose background is Antiguan and Jamaican, wanted to honour both their cultures when they got married.Reporter: Chinwe Kalu-Uma.Wedding video footage courtesy of @Myspecialday, @skdphotos and wedding photograph courtesy of Adebayo Deru Photography. [ad_2] Source link
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Apache flight path over Essex ‘hotspot’ raises concerns

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Each of the incidents involved an Apache from Wattisham Airfield in Suffolk and a light aircraft, the UK Airprox Board said Concerns have been raised over the flight paths of Army Apache helicopters in a "hotspot" area of sky after two came within close proximity to light aircraft within weeks.Reports by the UK Airprox Board, which investigates near-misses, outlined two incidents over Birch in
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Thrapston nifty knitters knit their town’s whole high street

[ad_1] Seven people have spent a whole year knitting their High Street in incredible detail.Residents in Thrapston, Northamptonshire, took on everything from the town's church, complete with stained glass windows, to the local pub, with woollen drinkers in the beer garden.One nifty knitter Sue Pringle, said: "We like to create something that people can come and see and laugh and makes them smile."It is being put on display at the