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Net firms 'better' at removing hate speech, says EU

January 19, 2018 6:58 pm0 comments
Net firms 'better' at removing hate speech, says EU

Net firms are getting better at removing illegal hate speech, according to the European Union. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft all took place in a voluntary EU scheme to monitor their platforms for a six-week period at the end of 2017. On average they removed 70% of material deemed to […]

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NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

January 18, 2018 7:23 pm0 comments
NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

Repeated bail-outs to help the NHS cope with pressure on services and finances could become the “new normal”, the National Audit Office has said. It comes after the auditor found NHS bodies used extra funds partly intended to transform services to shore up finances during 2016-17. The NAO said short-term […]

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Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

January 16, 2018 8:34 pm0 comments
Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has shown no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, his White House doctor says. “I have no concerns about his cognitive ability or neurological functions,” Ronny Jackson said on Tuesday. Last week, Mr Trump […]

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Liam Neeson says Hollywood experiencing 'bit of a witch hunt'

January 13, 2018 10:10 am0 comments
Liam Neeson says Hollywood experiencing 'bit of a witch hunt'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Ballymena-born actor Liam Neeson has said the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal has sparked “a bit of a witch hunt”. Since early October, some of the biggest names in arts and entertainment have been caught up in the scandal. Neeson, 65, was asked about […]

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Cycling does not harm men's sexual health, study says

January 12, 2018 10:50 am0 comments
Cycling does not harm men's sexual health, study says

Cycling does not negatively affect men’s sexual health or urinary function, a study has found. Researchers compared cyclists with runners and swimmers and found their sexual and urinary health was comparable. The findings contrasted with previous studies that suggested cycling could negatively affect men’s sexual function, the study’s authors said. […]

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Meryl Steep says Oprah Winfrey has 'the voice of a leader'

January 11, 2018 11:05 am0 comments
Meryl Steep says Oprah Winfrey has 'the voice of a leader'

Actress Meryl Streep has said Oprah Winfrey has “the voice of a leader”, as speculation swirls that the chat show queen may mount a presidential bid. Referring to Oprah’s speech at this weekend’s Golden Globes, Streep told the BBC’s Andrew Marr: “That is how you rouse people. That is how […]

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Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says

January 9, 2018 11:48 pm0 comments
Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says

At least two-thirds of those who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers, even if only temporarily, research suggests. Data from the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand found 60.3% of people had tried smoking and an estimated 68.9% of those progressed to a daily habit. The study’s authors […]

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Fire and Fury: Trump says book is 'fiction' and author a 'fraud'

January 6, 2018 1:39 pm0 comments
Fire and Fury: Trump says book is 'fiction' and author a 'fraud'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Donald Trump has rejected doubts over his mental health raised in a bombshell new book, describing the book as “fiction” and the author as a “fraud”. His remarks followed an earlier rebuttal on Twitter, in which the president claimed he was a “very […]

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Meryl Streep says Dustin Hoffman 'overstepped' with slap

January 4, 2018 2:33 pm0 comments
Meryl Streep says Dustin Hoffman 'overstepped' with slap

Meryl Streep has said Dustin Hoffman “overstepped” the mark when he slapped her face on the set of her fifth film. It happened while they were shooting a scene for Kramer vs Kramer – and Streep says she had no prior warning. Speaking to the New York Times, she also […]

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Lili Fini Zanuck: Director says 2017 'wasn't a turning point' for Hollywood

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Lili Fini Zanuck: Director says 2017 'wasn't a turning point' for Hollywood

Last year wasn’t a turning point for women in Hollywood, according to the producer behind the multi-Oscar winning film Driving Miss Daisy. Lili Fini Zanuck, who was only the second woman to ever win a best picture Oscar when she took the award for Driving Miss Daisy in 1990, also […]

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