Monthly Archive:: October 2017

Social media firms under scrutiny for ‘Russian meddling’

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFacebook says hundreds of accounts backed by Russian trolls filled news feeds with inflammatory messages US lawmakers are eyeing new rules for tech companies, citing concerns over Russia’s use of social media platforms during the 2016 election. The current approach is “not working”, Republican Senator Lindsay

Manchester United 2-0 Benfica – BBC Sport

[ad_1] Daley Blind scored his first Manchester United goal since Boxing Day 2016 Manchester United are on the verge of reaching the Champions League knockout stages for the first time in four years after beating Benfica. The Red Devils, who earned their place by winning last season’s Europa League, have claimed four victories from their

Bookmakers’ shares end higher – BBC News

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Bookmakers held on to share price gains on Tuesday after the government announced a review into fixed-odds betting terminals. The 12-week government consultation has proposed limiting the maximum £100 bet to between £2 and £50. William Hill shares rose 2.4% and Ladbrokes added 1.7%, while the FTSE 250 index finished up

Roma 3-0 Chelsea – BBC Sport

[ad_1] Chelsea conceded three of the six shots on target they faced Chelsea became the first English team to lose a Champions League game this season as they were well beaten by a clinical Roma. The Blues would have progressed with a victory, but trailed within 39 seconds when Edin Dzeko flicked Aleksandar Kolarov’s cross

Hastings Pier wins 2017 Riba Stirling Prize

[ad_1] Image copyright RIBA Image caption The restored structure was named Pier of the Year in April A historic pier in East Sussex that was devastated by fire in 2010 has won a prestigious architecture award after a multi-million pound redevelopment. Hastings Pier, which reopened in April 2016, beat five other buildings to the Royal