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  1. Government introduces tough new measure to prevent acid attacks READ MORE HERE: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-introduces-tough-new-measure-to-prevent-acid-attacks
  2. People need to keep their canine companions under good control. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-40480096 IMHO, if a dog attacks a postman, then it wont be long before it attacks a child !
  3. Paris attacks: Dozens dead and hostages held at Bataclan At least 40 people have been killed in multiple shootings in the French capital, Paris, and explosions near the Stade de France. French media say at least 15 people have been killed near the Bataclan arts centre, where up to 60 people are reportedly being held hostage. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-34814203 Latest updates as i find it. At Least 35 Dead in Paris Attacks, 100 Hostages Taken: Reports At least 35 people were reported dead during multiple acts of violence in Paris, including shootings in a Paris restaurant and explosions near the country’s main sports stadium, the AP said. Police said at least 11 people were killed in a Paris restaurant in the 10th arrondissement, while at least another 15 were killed in the Bataclan theater, the AP reported. About 100 hostages were also taken at the theater, AP said. Separately, two explosions took place near the Stade de France stadium, where France and Germany were playing a soccer match, the AP said. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-13/french-police-report-shootout-explosions-in-paris-ap-says French president has declared a state of emergency & closed the country's borders. Paris Attacks: Where to Watch Live, Breaking Coverage Online As we all try to make sense of Friday’s shootings and explosions in Paris, here are some news outlets that are offering live streaming coverage. France 24: Paris-based news outlet that offers a livestream in English, French and Arabic CNN Go: Offers 10 minutes of free viewing, then those with cable providers can log in for unlimited access Fox News Go: Need a cable provider to log in CBS News NBC News Sky News Live: British-based news outlet More to come… Watch President Obama comment on Paris attacks David Cameron ✔ @David_Cameron I am shocked by events in Paris tonight. Our thoughts and prayers are with the French people. We will do whatever we can to help. 9:57 PM - 13 Nov 2015 Multiple explosions also occurred at a bar near France’s national stadium, the Stade de France, at least one of which was reportedly a suicide bombing. The explosions were heard while a football match between France and Germany was taking place at the stadium. President Hollande was evacuated from the stadium after the blasts occurred, according to the Associated Press. Video-explosion can be heard.Some say three went off. http://freebeacon.com/national-security/gun-attack-explosion-reported-in-paris/ At least 60 dead and hostages,can you believe this news. It is a nightmare across Europe and the world tonight i feel. But just what some want,i understand that. To create panic and destruction to innocent people going about their business. Cowards and thugs that intimidate men women and children and communities across the world. My view of things tonight. Will calm down now and find the latest on this tragic news of terrorism. BREAKING: Police storm Paris Bataclan concert hall where hostages held Video and live updates - http://on.rt.com/6wd7 23:32 GMT Reuters reports several explosions heard near Bataclan theater where hostages were taken. Just been checking who was playing there tonight.A American group from California i think. EAGLES OF DEATH METAL + WHITE MILES the name of the group. I wonder if they are safe or are hostages. Will find out.And check for latest. http://www.bataclan.fr/agenda.php?id=1059&annee=2015&mois=11 Just seen a 12 second video i will leave that for now.You understand i hope. The news of this barbaric act is now sweeping the world. Paris reels from attacks Latest update one minute ago.23-54pm http://edition.cnn.com/2015/11/13/world/paris-shooting/index.html Well checked on the band they escaped.A report. Eagles of Death Metal reportedly escaped offstage as Paris attacks began http://mashable.com/2015/11/13/eagles-of-death-metal-paris-attacks/#l7X.YAbD7Gqa In these situations only over time do some details become clear. Panic everywhere as you would expect. And thousands of things been said and written every minute. BREAKING: French President Hollande cancels participation at G20 meeting in Turkey this weekend: sources http://reut.rs/1NRcPXG Authorities have retaken concert hall where hostages were held in Paris Attacks Breaking: Attack on Paris concert hall with 60+ hostages is over, at least 2 attackers killed - police, http://on.mash.to/1N2CqOn Eagles Of Death Metal Musician/Band · 301,078 Likes · 25 mins · We are still currently trying to determine the safety and whereabouts of all our band and crew. Our thoughts are with all of the people involved in this tragic situation. 00-11 60 People confirmed dead. Some saying rapid checks being checked on people returning from fighting in Middle East. You know,the people who pop off to fight then return as if nothing untoward is going on. Just saying as no one seems to know yet who has done it.Yet. Confusing situation in Paris at the moment. Sure the mayor just said 80 dead,but accent may have fooled me.Will edit when known. Worst ever in Paris. Do not have much detail of how big explosions near stadium.Went off at half time. Situations ongoing in areas of Paris. Live activity and dangerous situations still happening.When i find out what i will say. People being evacuated now from Concert. Stadium.00-22,people running,scared as you would expect. Police and medical staff everywhere. Medical Staff waiting till able to move in. Total lockdown. 10th 11th district restaurant men walked in and started shooting. Rumour still of hostage situation at third restaurant. Explosives they have. So giving rise towards coordinated terrorist attack some believe. Supporters in football stadium on the pitch some are saying. Things misty at the moment,rumours of how many killed things like that. Rumours earlier of bomb threat at german teams hotel,earlier in the day. France seals borders as terror attacks in Paris kill dozens http://ti.me/1lnJrgs 10th district restaurant situation,shots earlier,rumours 4 shot but not certain.Confusing situation. 3 shootings simultaneously in 3 restaurants at the same time. Some say the areas are not far away from people who are being looked at very closely in Paris. For a good while. Not far from the Charlie Hebdo attack last year. Very crowded areas on a popular area of Paris on a Friday Night. 4TH Explosion Just gone off.00-44 I will check on this.As many rumours abound. Seen no reports. Deadly attacks across Paris CBS News-11 minutes ago PARIS -- A French police official says at least 100 people have been killed ... A French police official confirmed to the AP one explosion in a bar ... http://www.cbsnews.com/news/paris-explosion-stadium-shootout-restaurant/ Scenes from the Paris attacks http://www.cnbc.com/2015/11/13/scenes-from-paris-france.html?utm_ Police are telling Parisians to avoid leaving home unless absolutely necessary and to go to hotels and other public places if they are in need of shelter. The French Presidency announced that public roads have been closed until further notice. Paris police also announced that five metro lines have been closed. However, according to a Reuters report, airports will remain open and flights and trains will continue on schedule. All schools and universities in the region will be closed on Saturday, according to a Reuters report. The Associated Press also reported the U.S. Homeland Security Department officials are monitoring the attacks in Paris said there is no known, credible threat against the United States at this time. 3 suspects killed-100 in hall killed it is said. Someone said they were known to police.Or security forces. Only saying what someone said.I suppose they check quickly on terrorists and raid houses as quickly as possible. Wel if so many questions will be asked.To early to say much. Enough for myself tonight.It is everywhere on the news.A terrible evening in Paris.
  4. My son has recently booked a holiday to Turkey for the end of July but has today heard reports of attacks by ISIS in the area that he is due to fly to next month. He has not taken out any insurance as he usually books it a week before he goes. Due to the recent development can he ask for a refund as he will be unable to travel???:-(
  5. This bloke was rubbish as a Prime Minister, and now he is telling the rest of us what to do. He has hit out at David Cameron and accused him of being ‘unstatesmanlike’ in attempting to stop Scottish MPs voting at Westminster, on only English issues, but he is happy with the extra powers Scotland will receive to make their own laws without hindrance from the Parliament at Westminster. (English MPs will not be able to vote on laws in Scotland that do not affect the rest of the UK). The former Prime Minister said the move could drive a ‘wedge’ between England and Scotland. (I thought Salmonde and the referendum had already done that?) He says the Tory plan for ‘English votes for English laws’ would turn the Scots into second-class citizens because their Westminster MPs would be downgraded. (you could say the same about Scottish MPs voting on Scottish only laws as downgrading the rest of the UK MPs, what is good for one is good for another). The three Westminster leaders promised to devolve more power to the Scottish parliament. This anomaly whereby Scottish MPs can vote on English matters but English MPs have little or no say north of the border is wrong. Brown criticised this approach. He said I fear for the health and unity of our country, (make of that what you will, it just makes me laugh words are cheap). He said Mr Cameron made an unstatesmanlike error when, he tried to rewrite his vow with a proposal for restricting the rights of Scottish MPs to vote at Westminster’. (He wants his cake and eat it). He adds: the morning after the referendum, allegations of foul play, broken promises and bad faith began, with a wedge being driven between Scotland and England. (I am still of the opinion that it would have been better for us all if they had got their independence, this cr*p is going to carry on until they do). Link
  6. A series of attacks on websites and servers using the serious Shellshock bug has been spotted. Millions of servers use software vulnerable to the bug, which lets attackers run commands on that system. So far, thousands of servers have been compromised via Shellshock and some have been used to bombard web firms with data, said experts. The number of attacks and compromises was likely to grow as the code used to exploit the bug was shared. The Shellshock bug was discovered in a tool known as Bash that is widely used by the Unix operating system and many of its variants, including Linux open source software and Apple's OSX. Apple said it was working on a fix for its operating system and added that most users would not be at risk from Shellshock. Attackers have been spotted creating networks of compromised machines, known as botnets, that were then put to other uses. Honeypots One group used their Shellshock botnet to bombard machines run by Akamai with huge amounts of junk data to try to knock them offline. Another group used its botnet to scan for more machines that are vulnerable. Evidence of the scanning and attacks came from honeypots run by security companies. These are computers that have been set up to look vulnerable but which catch information about attackers. Jaime Blasco, a researcher at security firm AlienVault, said its honeypot had seen scans and attacks that used Shellshock. The scans simply informed attackers that a server was vulnerable, he wrote, but others attempted to install malware to put that machine under an attacker's control. The control that Shellshock gave to attackers made it potentially more of a problem than the serious Heartbleed bug discovered in April this year, said security researcher Kasper Lindegaard from Secunia. Continue reading the main story “Start Quote "This is going to unfold over the coming weeks and months” End Quote Marc Maiffret BeyondTrust "Heartbleed only enabled hackers to extract information," he told tech news site The Register. "Bash enables hackers to execute commands to take over your servers and systems." The seriousness of the bug has also led governments to act quickly. The UK government said its cybersecurity response team had issued an alert to its agencies and departments giving Shellshock the "highest possible threat ratings". It had this rating, said the alert, because vulnerable systems would "inevitably" include machines that formed part of the UK's critical national infrastructure. The US and Canada are believed to have issued similar alerts and told technology staff to patch systems as quickly as possible. Amazon, Google, Akamai and many other tech firms have also issued advisories to customers about the bug. As well as software patches for vulnerable systems, security firms and researchers are also producing signatures and filter lists to help spot attacks based around it. Early reports suggest up to 500 million machines could be vulnerable to Shellshock but, wrote Jen Ellis from security firm Rapid7, this figure was now being revised downwards because of the "number of factors that need to be in play for a target to be susceptible". "This bug is going to affect an unknowable number of products and systems, but the conditions to exploit it are fairly uncommon for remote exploitation," said Ms Ellis. Marc Maiffret, chief technology officer at security firm BeyondTrust, expressed a similar view. "There is a lot of speculation out there as to what is vulnerable, but we just don't have the answers," he said. "This is going to unfold over the coming weeks and months."
  7. FSA chairman Lord Adair Turner has attacked the “cynical greed” of traders in the banking industry in the wake of the Libor scandal. Last month, the regulator fined Barclays £59.5m for manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate and the Euro Interbank Offered Rate. RBS, HSBC, UBS and Citibank are also under investigation for alleged interest rate rigging. Earlier today, Bob Diamond resigned as Barclays chief executive. The Serious Fraud Office is considering bringing criminal prosecutions over the manipulation of interest rates by banks. Addressing the FSA’s annual public meeting in London today, Lord Turner (pictured) says: “The Libor scandal has caused a huge blow to the reputation of the banking industry. “The cynical greed of traders asking their colleagues to falsify their Libor submissions so that they could make bigger profits – has justifiably shocked and angered people, in particular when we are facing hard economic times provoked by the financial crisis. “But sadly it is clear that the behaviours evidenced in the Libor case were not, in the years before the crisis, confined to this specific area of financial activity.” Link: http://www.mortgagestrategy.co.uk/latest-news/lord-turner-attacks-cynical-greed-of-libor-traders/1053978.article
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