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Police to test live facial recognition in Westminster

A deployment of the surveillance software will take place on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 December in and around Soho, Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square

Facebook bug exposed millions of users’ photos to third-party apps

The glitch was active for 12 days between 13 and 25 September

YouTube star Ally Law banned from UK theme parks and TV studios

Ally Law, who has more than two million subscribers on the site, filmed as he climbed the Stealth ride in July 2017

Ofcom launches review of broadband prices for loyal customers

Ofcom figures show that 94% of UK homes and offices can now get superfast broadband, but less than half have taken it up

Taxi app warned women to take ‘prudence’ and ‘share ride details with family’

Veteran MP Frank Field also called for reform of the licensing system for ride-hailing, after two councils which licensed the app disclaimed responsibility, saying they did not check terms and conditions

Virgin Galactic successfully launches tourism rocket ship into space for first time

The Virgin Space Ship (VSS) Unity took off from the Mojave test centre in California and climbed 51 miles (82km) before beginning its descent early on Thursday

Russia’s state-of-the-art robot exposed as man in costume

The Rossiya 24 news channel broadcast footage of what it presented as Boris the dancing, singing robot at a technology forum for school pupils

China retaliates in Huawei row by detaining two Canadians

Entrepreneur Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig were taken into custody on Monday, said foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang

Fastest-moving animal in the world is… an ant

Known as the dracula ant, its jaws snap shut 5,000 times faster than the blink of an eye at 200mph

Gloucestershire street has the UK’s slowest broadband with a film taking 102 hours to...

Greenmeadows Park in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire has average download speeds of 0.14mbps, which is 1,899 times slower than Abdon Avenue in Birmingham, where the average is 265.89Mbps
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