Monthly Archive: May 2017

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Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson has been jailed for 15 years after carrying out unnecessary operations. Paterson, 59, operated on nine women and one man after falsely telling them they had breast cancer. He had been convicted of 17 counts of wounding with intent and three...

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Five social media mistakes most likely to cost you a job

Your social media posts might win over friends and get you few hundred or thousand likes, shares or retweets, however, they can also cost you a job. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 social media mistakes most likely to cost you a...

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Trump victim of social media ridicule after gibberish tweet

Social media was trying to make sense of Donald Trump early Wednesday after a nonsensical late-night tweet set off a storm of jokes about the U.S. president. The Twitter post, sent shortly before midnight local time, reads “inspite the negative press covfefe,” in an apparent reference...

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Tiger Woods held on drink-driving charge in Florida

Golf star Tiger Woods was arrested on a drink-driving charge in Florida early on Monday morning, police say. Police recorded the arrest at 07:18 local time (11:18 GMT). The golfer was released a few hours later, records from Palm Beach County police show. He was...

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Portland attack: Donald Trump condemns killings

US President Donald Trump has condemned as “unacceptable” the killing of two men who had tried to stop a man abusing a Muslim teenager and her friend. Mr Trump had been facing mounting criticism for his silence over the deaths of Taliesin Namkai-Meche and Ricky...

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Trudeau asks Pope Francis to apologise for schools

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked Pope Francis to apologise for the role of the Catholic Church in a Canadian school system where indigenous children were abused for decades. The PM met the pontiff at the Vatican on Monday as part of his trip...

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Somalia’s al-Shabab stones man to death for adultery

Somali militants have stoned a man to death after an Islamic court convicted him of adultery. Dayow Mohamed Hassan, 44, was buried neck-deep and pelted to death with stones by al-Shabab fighters. He was convicted of being in an adulterous relationship with a woman and...

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Robot police resumes duty work in Dubai

Dubai Police have revealed their first robot officer, giving it the task of patrolling the city’s malls and tourist attractions. People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information by tapping a touchscreen on its chest. Data collected by...