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UK seeks future cyber-security stars

UK seeks future cyber-security stars

Image copyright Matt Crypto Image caption Bletchley Park is host to a centre developing cyber-based lessons for school pupils A £20m initiative to get schoolchildren interested in cyber-security has been launched by the UK government. The Cyber Discovery programme is aimed at 15 to 18-year-olds and involves online and offline challenges themed around battling hackers. […]

Budget 2017: Double Budget effect on your finances

Budget 2017: Double Budget effect on your finances

Image copyright Getty Images Two Budgets in one year means the prospect of significant upheaval for your finances – adding to changes we already know about. Chancellor Philip Hammond will probably want his sequel to be less dramatic in political terms than his March Budget. Previous Budgets and government policy mean we need not wait […]

Mexico migrant killings: Suspect dies after arrest

Mexico migrant killings: Suspect dies after arrest

Image copyright Federal police A Mexican suspect wanted in connection with the killing of 72 migrants in 2010 has died three days after being arrested by the police. Martiniano Jaramillo was detained in a hospital in the north eastern state of Tamaulipas where he was being treated for a pancreatic illness. He was transferred to […]

Zimbabwe latest: Thousands celebrate end of Mugabe era

Zimbabwe latest: Thousands celebrate end of Mugabe era

Image caption Exuberant crowds gathered on Zimbabwean streets Jubilant scenes are unfolding on the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, as protests demanding the resignation of President Robert Mugabe have turned to a celebration of the army’s role in ending his grip on power. BBC correspondents say protesters are hugging soldiers in the crowd and cheering […]

Bitter rivalry

Bitter rivalry

Image copyright Reuters/EPA Image caption Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Saudi Arabia and Iran are at loggerheads. They have long been rivals, but it’s all recently got a lot more tense. Here’s why. How come Saudi Arabia and Iran don’t get along? Saudi Arabia and Iran – two […]

Media battleground

Media battleground

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pro-independence Catalans confronted Spanish police during the October referendum The Spanish government has accused Russia of spreading disinformation about the crisis in Catalonia. It fears that such outside interference may have contributed to social divisions. Russia denies the claims, dismissing them as “hysteria”. Such claims have also been mocked by […]

Inside a family-run cannabis company

Inside a family-run cannabis company

Small steps forward as UN climate talks end in Bonn

Small steps forward as UN climate talks end in Bonn

Image copyright Malcolm Senior Image caption This climate conference, presided over by Fiji, has achieved progress on technical issues UN climate talks in Bonn have concluded with progress on technical issues, but with bigger questions about cutting carbon unresolved. Delegates say they are pleased that the rulebook for the Paris climate agreement is finally coming […]

High school football scoreboard – Greenville News

High school football scoreboard – Greenville News

CLOSE Eastside senior quarterback Jordan Morgan is featured in this week’s edition of “100 Yards with Bob Castello.” BART BOATWRIGHT/Staff FRIDAY’S SUMMARIES Greer 47, Greenville 15 Greenville: 7 | 8 | 0 | 0 | 15 Greer: 6 | 22 | 6 | 13 | 47 First Quarter G’ville – Ty Hellams 21 pass from […]

Budget 2017: Chancellor Philip Hammond ‘to target housing and NHS’

Budget 2017: Chancellor Philip Hammond ‘to target housing and NHS’

Media captionStephen Hammond: Money in Budget ‘for housing and health’ Chancellor Philip Hammond plans to use “headroom” in the public finances to target spending on housing and health, a close friend has told the BBC. Stephen Hammond – a former transport minister – said the chancellor wants to use next Wednesday’s Budget to “attack problems” […]