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Submission + - Boeing 787 Dreamliner grounded in US and EU (


Submission + - Voicemail hacks lead to closure of UK tabloid (

Some Bitch writes: Britain's biggest selling Sunday tabloid will close after this Sunday's issue. The tabloid has been embroiled in a voicemail hacking controversy for some time now and the news that they compromised the voicemail of a murdered schoolgirl and paid bribes to Metropolitan police officers for stories kicked off a renewed assault on the paper. The News Corp daily counterpart to Sunday's News of the World is the Sun, the domain was registered two days ago.

Submission + - UK government tightens up stop and search powers

Some Bitch writes: The European Court of Human Rights ruled the UK police stop and search powers illegal back in January following a 7 year battle by human rights group Liberty, a decision which led the government to appeal and that appeal was rejected a week ago. Today the government changed the rules to require reasonable suspicion of terrist activity before a stop and search can take place. Liberty welcomed the move saying, "To our knowledge, it has never helped catch a single terrorist. This is a very important day for personal privacy, protest rights and race equality in Britain."

Submission + - Gary Mckinnon extradition on hold (

Some Bitch writes: New British Home Secretary Teresa May has requested and been granted an adjournment of Gary Mckinnon's extradition to the US in order to review the medical evidence. This comes at a time when the new British government is already seeking to re-negotiate the extradition treaty with the US as both parties in the coalition government view it as one sided. The judge requested an update by July.

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