NEWS DIGEST 24.10.2020: Free Mauritian meals for Southampton kids, other stories

Good morning!. Today’s News Digest is from Facebook. In light of politicians in the British parliament rejecting a motion for free school meals for all children this past week, Southampton based UK-Mauritian chef and business owner Shelina Permalloo has begun … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 24.10.2020: Free Mauritian meals for Southampton kids, other stories

TRUMP UK VISIT: US president to come to Britain before Dec. general election

  Washington, D.C., United States VIJAY SHAH via TIM BAKER/Evening Standard   The American president Donald Trump plans to make an official state visit to the United Kingdom some time before Britain’s general election which will be held on December … Continue reading TRUMP UK VISIT: US president to come to Britain before Dec. general election

BLUE PASSPORTS: British PM urged to explain passport decision to UK workers

London – VIJAY SHAH via PA/Aol The British prime minister Theresa May has been urged to explain her government’s decision to provisionally award the printing of the UK’s post-Brexit passports to a French firm, reported AOL via news agency Press Association. The UK plans to change the colour of its passport to dark blue from the current maroon once it leaves the European Union (EU) next year. Supporters of the withdrawal, dubbed ‘Brexit’ have called for a new passport design that reflects ‘Britishness’, but have been angered by the Government’s choice of awarding the tender for the new travel documents … Continue reading BLUE PASSPORTS: British PM urged to explain passport decision to UK workers

INDO-PAK DIALOGUE: New trade talks stutter over conditions; hostilities

A new round of talks on commerce and security between South Asian neighbours and bitter enemies India and Pakistan, designed to facilitate links and friendship has ground to a halt over tensions during the high-level government meetings, the Voice of America reported yesterday. In Pakistan‘s capital Islamabad, the Pakistani delegation called off the talks after the two sides began ‘trading barbs’ over the meeting’s agenda, VOA reports. The national security advisors of both countries were due to meet in India‘s capital New Delhi today and tomorrow, but the reluctance of the two nations to step away from their pre-conditions for the … Continue reading INDO-PAK DIALOGUE: New trade talks stutter over conditions; hostilities

HACKER’S DELIGHT: ‘123456’ tops worst password of 2013

As more and more people get online to chat, play, shop and bank, there never has been a more important time to be secure on the internet. Choosing a password is one decision that should be made very carefully, as cyber-criminals and website administrators continue to battle it out over stealing or safeguarding internet users’ details. Yet it seems that not everyone got the memo, as Irish news site thejournal.ie discovers.  Most of us are guilty of using passwords that may be easy to remember but also easy for a hacker or disgruntled partner to crack. However some password choices really take the biscuit, as thejournal.ie reporter … Continue reading HACKER’S DELIGHT: ‘123456’ tops worst password of 2013