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UK urges tech giants to do more to prevent spread of extremism

Amber Rudd will tell forum including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube that they share responsibility for tackling terrorism Amber Rudd will urge social media companies to do more to remove online terrorist content during a series of meetings with tech giants including Twitter and Facebook, following a sharp increase in the …

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UK trains are more overcrowded than ever before, says Labour

Analysis shows worst routes carry double their capacity and party says situation is ‘national disgrace’ that is set to get worse Britain’s trains are the most overcrowded since records began, with the worst routes carrying double their passenger capacity, according to analysis by the Labour party. Andy McDonald, the shadow …

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Finn remains in England squad for fourth Test

LONDON: Steven Finn has been retained in a 13-man England squad for this week’s fourth Test against South Africa after the injured Mark Wood was ruled out of the Old Trafford match. Just hours after England wrapped up a 239-run win in the third Test at The Oval on Monday, …

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FA’s increased drug testing to focus on Premier League players

• New proposals envisage doubling of tests, concentrated on elite level• John Terry will not face gambling charge over final-game substitution Drug testing in football will increase to unprecedented levels this season, with the Premier League coming under the greatest scrutiny. The Football Association, in conjunction with UK Anti-Doping, conducted …

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