New area codes introduced across the US

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New area codes introduced across the US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In Scotland, the area code starts with the letter K and rolls backwards Thirty-five US states are introducing so-called area codes – designated geographic areas where telephone numbers…

Ed Sheeran to play two gigs a year at universities

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Ed Sheeran to play two gigs a year at universities

Coldplay? Erm, no, they sound fine for concert, but it’s cooler for Croydon and they’ve signed one free gig a year for five years Ed Sheeran could soon be busking back home. His US…

Company cancels contracts with UAE over Pegasus cyberweapon

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Company cancels contracts with UAE over Pegasus cyberweapon

Written by Zoë Bell, CNN Two British companies that make Pegasus, the secretive cyberweapon that allows state-backed hackers to break into computers and monitor users, have ended their contracts with the United Arab Emirates….

Russia and China take part in first joint naval patrol

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Russia and China take part in first joint naval patrol

The Russian and Chinese navy conducted their first joint patrol in the western Pacific Ocean for the first time on Saturday, state media reported. The joint patrol, on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s 90th birthday,…

How Denmark’s ‘America-style’ Metro got built

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How Denmark’s ‘America-style’ Metro got built

In September, Copenhagen will celebrate a significant milestone in its railway system: the opening of the “America-style” metro, opened in September of 2013, on time and on budget, as Denmark’s first monorail. At the…