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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California and a flagship service of the namesake company Facebook, Inc. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.

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Downing Street lights candle to remember covid victims [Video]

Downing Street lights candle to remember covid victims

A candle was places outside of 10 Downing street this evening as part of a nationwide memorial to remember all those we have lost to Covid-19. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..

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Thorpe Park Resort reopens [Video]

Thorpe Park Resort reopens

Thorpe Park re-opened today for the first time since lockdown. A reduced number of attractions were available along with limited guest capacity. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..

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Pubs reopen for the first time since March [Video]

Pubs reopen for the first time since March

After months of enforced closure, pubs across the UK welcome back punters. New procedures are in place to help prevent the spread of covid-19. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..

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The Caring Duchess: A Closer Look at Kate's Charity Work [Video]

The Caring Duchess: A Closer Look at Kate's Charity Work

The Duchess of Cambridge has become Patron to many charities and organisations close to her heart since joining the Royal Family in 2011. Report by Dessentjacksonl. Like us on Facebook at..

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Pubs reopen as Covid-19 lockdown relaxed in England [Video]

Pubs reopen as Covid-19 lockdown relaxed in England

The Cross Keys pub in London opened for the first time today as Covid-19 lockdown measures were relaxed in England. Customer Blair Sandison from Scotland was pleased to be having his first pub drink..

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People queue for haircuts as lockdown is eased in England [Video]

People queue for haircuts as lockdown is eased in England

Hairdressers and barber shops around England are open for business as lockdown measures have been eased. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Duke of Cambridge enjoys first pint ahead of pub reopening [Video]

Duke of Cambridge enjoys first pint ahead of pub reopening

The Duke of Cambridge revealed he was a cider man as he enjoyed a pint at The Rose & Crown in Norfolk ahead of pubs across the country reopening on Saturday, when Covid-19 lockdown measures..

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Businesses adapt to the post-lockdown "new normal" [Video]

Businesses adapt to the post-lockdown "new normal"

As businesses prepare to reopen across England from tomorrow, business owners and workers have adapted their business to the government's "Covid safe" guidelines with various creative solutions. Report..

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PM addresses public ahead of further lockdown easing [Video]

PM addresses public ahead of further lockdown easing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined the government's policy shift from "blanket, national measures to targetted, local measures", as the reopening of venues including pubs goes ahead this weekend..

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Esptein victims' attorney: Prince Andrew should come forward [Video]

Esptein victims' attorney: Prince Andrew should come forward

American attorney Gloria Allred has criticised the failure of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, to come forward for questioning about his connection to known sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Ms Allred..

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Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest "just the beginning" [Video]

Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest "just the beginning"

American attorney Gloria Allred says the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell, a socialite with ties to known sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, on charges of sex trafficking and perjury is "just the beginning of..

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Metropolitan Police prepared for lockdown easing [Video]

Metropolitan Police prepared for lockdown easing

Metropolitan Police Commander Bas Javid says they will have extra officers working on the street from tomorrow, when the easing of lockdown will see pubs reopen. Mr Javid urged the public to take..

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Khan: Londoners shouldn't treat easing as NYE [Video]

Khan: Londoners shouldn't treat easing as NYE

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has joined the Metropolitan Police for a walkabout today, ahead of further easing of lockdown measures this weekend. Mr Khan warned Londoners that the opening of pubs..

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Sturgeon accuses government of "shambolic decision making" [Video]

Sturgeon accuses government of "shambolic decision making"

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has criticised the UK government's "shambolic decision making", explaining the Scottish government had been given "little or no notice" of airbridge proposals..

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Government to publish list of airbridge destinations today [Video]

Government to publish list of airbridge destinations today

Travellers have responded positively to news that the government has established airbridges with several nations, meaning people returning to England from several destinations will not have to..

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Dodds calls for "guarantees of delivery" from government [Video]

Dodds calls for "guarantees of delivery" from government

Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds has called for "guarantees of delivery, not just warm words" from the government's Covid-19 economic recovery plan, claiming the Conservative party had a history of..

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Minister defends PM's dad in Greek travel row [Video]

Minister defends PM's dad in Greek travel row

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended Prime Minister Boris Johnson's father, Stanley Johnson, who travelled to Greece despite the barring of direct entry from the UK. Mr Shapps said that Mr..

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Shapps: Government being "very cautious" on airbridges [Video]

Shapps: Government being "very cautious" on airbridges

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says the government are being "very cautious" about the introduction of airbridge arrangements, which allow travellers to move freely without quarantine restrictions..

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Facebook Tells Users To Wear Masks [Video]

Facebook Tells Users To Wear Masks

Facebook Tells Users To Wear Masks

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Principal left confused by school reopening plans [Video]

Principal left confused by school reopening plans

Birchwood High School’s principal, Chris Ingate, has said that he is confused about how to implement some of the plans that have been outlined by the government on how to get all pupils back to..

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Children will not be taught a 'watered-down curriculum' [Video]

Children will not be taught a 'watered-down curriculum'

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has insisted that children would not be taught a "watered-down curriculum" when they return to school in September. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer supports govt’s action on Hong Kong security law [Video]

Starmer supports govt’s action on Hong Kong security law

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said that his party agrees with the course of action that the government has set out following the announcement of Hong Kong’s “shocking” security law. Report..

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Govt announces safety plans for return to schools in autumn [Video]

Govt announces safety plans for return to schools in autumn

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has unveiled the government’s safety plan for how to get all children in all year groups back to the classroom in September, after up to six months at home...

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Criminal phone system hack likened to ‘cracking enigma code' [Video]

Criminal phone system hack likened to ‘cracking enigma code'

The NCA’s director of investigations Nikki Holland has said her team described the infiltration of an encrypted communications network used by criminals as the equivalent of “cracking the enigma..

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Criminal communications system hack is a ‘game changer’ [Video]

Criminal communications system hack is a ‘game changer’

Police forces across the UK have been involved in a huge international operation against organised crime gangs after an encrypted communications network was infiltrated. Metropolitan Police..

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