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US government is ‘exceptionally vulnerable’ to cyberattacks, security expert says

The United States is “vulnerable” to cybersecurity attacks and need to step up their defense mechanisms, the co-founder of the computer security firm CrowdStrike told CNBC Saturday. Recent cyberattacks, including NotPetya last June, have been devastating to American companies, causing them hundreds of millions

How gardening can make us happier and healthier

If anyone doubts gardeners are a happy bunch, just visit a garden center in May. Shoppers high with spring fever swarm greenhouses, giddy as they fill their carts with the fervor of a rabbit eating a fresh rhododendron. Claiming that gardening improves people’s lives

Nissan attacked for one of ‘nastiest anti-union campaigns’ in modern US history

Days before a potentially historic union vote at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi, the car company has been accused of running one of the “nastiest anti-union campaigns in the modern history of the American labour movement”. The vote, a fiercely contested effort by the

‘GO INTO YOUR POLICE STATION AND TELL US YOU ARE ON HOLIDAY – BUT DON’T PUT IT ON FACEBOOK’

Police today urged householders to tell them when they’re on holiday — so officers can help keep an eye on their house Ahead of the start of the trades fortnight, community officers are leading a crackdown on break-ins during the summer months — when

How the Modern World Made Cowards of Us All

BACK in the late 1980s, Dana Carvey of “Saturday Night Live” used to do a funny impression of President George H. W. Bush, in which the character would justify his own supposed timidity by muttering “wouldn’t be prudent” to himself about every small risk.

How the Modern World Made Cowards of Us All

BACK in the late 1980s, Dana Carvey of “Saturday Night Live” used to do a funny impression of President George H. W. Bush, in which the character would justify his own supposed timidity by muttering “wouldn’t be prudent” to himself about every small risk.

Samsung in Talks With US Watchdog After Complaints of Exploding Washing Machines

Samsung is in discussions about “potential safety issues” concerning some of its washing machines after a class-action lawsuit complained the appliances were exploding, the company said Wednesday. The news comes after the South Korean electronics giant recalled millions of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones

David Norman invites us into his Georgian home

I live in a Georgian vicarage in Nottinghamshire with my wife and our teenage daughter. When we moved in two years ago, the décor was very Eighties. It has taken a while, but we’re slowly turning it back to how it would have looked