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United Kingdom: UK Home Office supports using coercion to get migrant fingerprints

Published September 2, 2015 by godshope1971

The UK’s Home Office has pledged its support for border officials using force to collect the fingerprints of migrants as part of an overall effort to track refugees crossing the Mediterranean, according to a report by Daily Mail.

The EU proposed the border practice to enforce mandatory fingerprinting of individuals suspected of migrating from poor European countries to claim asylum in wealthier ones. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»


United Kingdom: Bodet UK launches biometric attendance and communication terminal

Published September 1, 2015 by godshope1971

Bodet Ltd announced it has launched Kelio Visio X7, a biometric-based attendance and communication terminal designed to simplify and improve staff interaction.

The Kelio Visio X7 was initially conceived as a hand-held device to allow staff members to clock on and off using card, key fob or fingerprint, but Bodet later decided to develop the device into a mobile multi-functional unit. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

United Kingdom: What could possibly go wrong? UK to house teenage Muslim illegal aliens next door to a primary school

Published August 26, 2015 by godshope1971

After Kent County Council announced plans to accommodate unaccompanied illegals from North Africa and the Middle East, all boys, at the former Ladesfield Care Home in Vulcan Close, which is between a primary school and a nursery school, furious parents are pulling their children from the schools. And who can blame them? ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

United Kingdom: Report UK to reopen embassy in Tehran this weekend

Published August 23, 2015 by godshope1971

LONDON – Britain will reopen its embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran this weekend nearly four years after demonstrators stormed the building, a UK diplomatic source said on Thursday.

“The foreign secretary will travel to Iran to reopen our embassy there,” the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity as the trip has not been formally announced. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

United Kingdom: UK marine researchers receive ‘oldest message in a bottle’

Published August 22, 2015 by godshope1971

LONDON (AP) — A century-old message in a bottle, possibly the oldest ever found, has finally reached its destination.

Tossed into the North Sea sometime between 1904 and 1906, the bottle washed up on the beach on the German island of Amrum, and was found by a couple in April. Inside they found a postcard asking that it be sent to the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. — which they did. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

United Kingdom: UK regulators likely to scrutinise data security after alleged US insider trading hacking, says expert

Published August 13, 2015 by godshope1971

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Tuesday that it has charged 32 people with fraud over what it claimed was their “part in a scheme to profit from stolen nonpublic information about corporate earnings announcements”. It has filed papers with a district court in New Jersey (62-page / 2.75MB PDF) which outlines the activities it said it has uncovered.

The SEC said that hackers used “advanced techniques” to access hundreds of announcements about businesses’ financial results from newswire services before those services released the information publically. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

United Kingdom: “Hard to think” UK wouldn’t have known about CIA torture, says former Executive Director

Published August 12, 2015 by godshope1971

The man who was third in command of the CIA between 2001-2004 has told the BBC that it’s “hard…to think” that UK intelligence would not have been aware of the US Agency’s torture programme.

AB ‘Buzzy’ Krongard, formerly Executive Director of the CIA, was asked by the BBC’s Panorama programme whether British intelligence knew that torture was going to be used in interrogations. In comments due to be broadcast tonight, he replied, “It’s hard for me to think that they didn’t, they’re professional intelligence people, I mean obviously.” ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞

United Kingdom: UK police call facial recognition trial at music festival a success

Published August 11, 2015 by godshope1971

Police in Leicestershire, UK have called the trial use of facial recognition software at a major music festival a success, and have suggested that the technology could be used in other environments, according to a report by Burton Mail.

The move comes a few weeks after UK police force defended the use of facial recognition technology to identify some 90,000 attendees at the Download Festival at Donington Park in June and cross-checking them against a database of wanted criminals across Europe, ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞

United Kingdom: UK will help US destroy IS caliphate in Iraq, Syria: David Cameron

Published August 10, 2015 by godshope1971

London: Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday said the UK is committed to help the US destroy Islamic State terrorists in Iraq and Syria, as he prepared to warn young Britons tempted to join the dreaded group that they will end up as little more than “cannon fodder”.

Cameron told NBC TV in the US: “I want Britain to do more. I’ll always have to take my parliament with me. We’re talking and discussing at the moment, including with the opposition parties in Britain, what more we can do. “But be in no doubt, we’re committed to working with you to destroy the caliphate in both countries,” he said. MPs had voted against proposed military action in Syria two years ago. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞