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  • Saudi snitching app appears to have been used against jailed Leeds student
    by Stephanie Kirchgaessner and Robyn Vinter on 17th August 2022 at 8:04 pm

    ‘Terrifying tool’ under scrutiny as Salma al-Shehab’s tweets suggest widely available phone app was used to report her The Saudi woman who was sentenced to 34 years in prison for using Twitter appears to have been denounced to Saudi authorities through a crime-reporting app that users in the kingdom can download to Apple and Android phones. A review of Leeds PhD student Salma al-Shehab’s tweets and interactions shows she was messaged by a person using a Saudi account on 15 November, […]

  • Ofgem board director Christine Farnish quits over energy price cap
    by Jasper Jolly on 17th August 2022 at 7:52 pm

    Non-executive board member says regulator ‘gave too much benefit to companies at expense of customers’ A director at energy regulator Ofgem has resigned, accusing it of favouring businesses over consumers with a rule change that will add as much as £400 to the average UK household energy bill. Christine Farnish, a non-executive member of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (Gema), Ofgem’s board, tendered her resignation to the business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, in early August. […]

  • Madison Wright: two more men arrested in murder investigation
    by PA Media on 17th August 2022 at 7:39 pm

    Total of five arrests since disappearance of Wright, 30, of Basildon, Essex Two more men have been arrested as part of a murder investigation after the disappearance of a woman. Madison Wright, 30, of Basildon, Essex, was last seen on 22 July wearing a pink top, black trousers and flip-flops. Continue reading...

  • Rail strikes: Britons face three more days of disruption from Thursday
    by Nadeem Badshah on 17th August 2022 at 7:30 pm

    Network Rail, several train firms, London Underground and London buses to be hit by latest action Commuters and other travellers are facing further disruption over three days from Thursday on rail, tube and bus services, as tens of thousands of workers begin the latest round of strike action. Network Rail, several train companies, London Underground and buses in the capital will be hit by strikes due to long-running disputes over pay, jobs and conditions. Continue reading...