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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California and a flagship service of the namesake company Facebook, Inc. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.

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Matt Hancock outlines risk factors of COVID-19 [Video]

Matt Hancock outlines risk factors of COVID-19

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says that age, gender, living in a city, and being black or from an ethnic minority background are risk factors of COVID-19. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at..

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Met Police target County Lines drug dealers during lockdown [Video]

Met Police target County Lines drug dealers during lockdown

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Graham McNulty says the Metropolitan Police has used the Covid-19 lockdown as an opportunity to target County Lines drug dealers. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook..

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Hancock feels deep responsibility on COVID inequalities [Video]

Hancock feels deep responsibility on COVID inequalities

Matt Hancock says that as Health Secretary he feels a deep responsibility as this pandemic has exposed huge disparities in the nation's health. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at..

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Foreign Secretary: China's new laws are a 'clear violation' [Video]

Foreign Secretary: China's new laws are a 'clear violation'

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said China's proposed national security law for Hong Kong would be a "clear violation" of their international obligations, and the Government will look to provide a..

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Facebook, Netflix and Other Companies Support 'Black Lives Matter' [Video]

Facebook, Netflix and Other Companies Support 'Black Lives Matter'

On Sunday night, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will be donating $10 million to groups fighting racial inequality.

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Travel agency CEO says quarantine is a 'disaster' [Video]

Travel agency CEO says quarantine is a 'disaster'

Red Savannah travel agency CEO George Morgan-Grenville says that the government's quarantine measures for people arriving in the UK is a 'disaster' for the travel industry. Report by Bassaneseg. Like..

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Facebook Employees Protest Over Mark Zuckerberg's Handling of Trump Posts [Video]

Facebook Employees Protest Over Mark Zuckerberg's Handling of Trump Posts

A source tells CNN Business that some workers at the social media giant took part in a virtual walkout on Monday.

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Government confirms quarantine rules for new UK arrivals [Video]

Government confirms quarantine rules for new UK arrivals

Local Government Minister Simon Clarke confirms quarantine rules for people arriving in the UK to go ahead as planned but will be subjected to a review every three weeks. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us..

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Larry the cat enjoys sunshine in Downing Street [Video]

Larry the cat enjoys sunshine in Downing Street

Larry, the Downing Street cat, enjoys sunshine outside Number 10 and is being petted by the police, on what is expected to be the hottest day of the year. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at..

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Facebook Employees Speak Out Against Company's Policy Over Trump Post | THR News [Video]

Facebook Employees Speak Out Against Company's Policy Over Trump Post | THR News

A number of Facebook employees on Monday planned a virtual walkout after executives said they would not take action concerning future posts from President Donald Trump even after some were labeled as..

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US man calls for 'better way' to protest against death of George Floyd [Video]

US man calls for 'better way' to protest against death of George Floyd

Curtis Hayes from Charlotte, North Carolina, articulated his views on finding a better way for progress, as protests demanding justice following the death of George Floyd turned violent. Video of Mr..

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Four generations united for the first time [Video]

Four generations united for the first time

Follow the births of his great-grandchildren, Robert Parkinson has finally been able to meet his family together for the first time as the government allows groups of up to six people to meet outdoors...

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Hancock: Testing capacity increased [Video]

Hancock: Testing capacity increased

Health Secretary Matt Hancock had said that testing capacity has increased to 206,444 and also urged people who need a test to get one by visiting nhs.uk/coronavirus or calling the 119 phone line...

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Government 'winning' battle against the virus [Video]

Government 'winning' battle against the virus

Leading the daily press conference in Downing Street, Matt Hancock says we are 'winning' the battle against coronavirus but we must 'not step too far', as the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions..

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Car dealerships reopen as lockdown eases [Video]

Car dealerships reopen as lockdown eases

Car dealerships across the country have started to reopen as they change business practices to accommodate social distancing and hygiene measures. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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Rishi Sunak insists it is safe to start lifting restrictions [Video]

Rishi Sunak insists it is safe to start lifting restrictions

Chancellor Rishi Sunak insisted it was safe for the government to start lifting lockdown restrictions as he bought lunch from an outdoor market in Pimlico which reopened for the first time this..

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Camden Market reopens as lockdown eases [Video]

Camden Market reopens as lockdown eases

London's Camden Market has reopened for the first time since March, as the government eases lockdown restrictions on some retail businesses. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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Children start returning to school as lockdown eases [Video]

Children start returning to school as lockdown eases

Primary school pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 in England have started returning to school from today, with social distancing measures put in place to limit spread of Covid-19. Report by..

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Sharma: We are being 'cautious' with new measures [Video]

Sharma: We are being 'cautious' with new measures

Business Secretary Alok Sharma says the government is being cautious with the easing of lockdown restrictions that take effect from today, but is confident that the public will comply and avoid a..

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Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Shouldn’t Be the ‘Arbiter of Truth’ [Video]

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Shouldn’t Be the ‘Arbiter of Truth’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has seemingly sided with Donald Trump in his recent feud against Twitter.

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Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid fame passes away at 43 [Video]

Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid fame passes away at 43

Music composer Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid fame passed away at the age of 43. He was suffering from deadly COVID-19. The news of the demise of the veteran singer was revealed by singer Sonu Nigam on..

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9-year-old Tobias Weller completes charity marathon [Video]

9-year-old Tobias Weller completes charity marathon

Tobias Weller has Cerebral Palsy and walks with a frame - but nothing has stood in his way of walking a marathon to raise money for his local children's hospital. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook..

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Spectacular implosion as Dominion Energy tower demolished in Virginia [Video]

Spectacular implosion as Dominion Energy tower demolished in Virginia

A 21-storey building in downtown Richmond, Virginia, was demolished in a spectacular implosion. The former Dominion Energy office tower came down in just 20 seconds. The tower, completed in 1978,..

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6,000 new supported homes for rough sleepers [Video]

6,000 new supported homes for rough sleepers

Robert Jenrick has announced 6,000 new supported homes for rough sleepers will become available in the next 12 months. The Communities Secretary's comments come as part of the daily press briefing at..

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Shielded community to be allowed outside from June 1st [Video]

Shielded community to be allowed outside from June 1st

Robert Jenrick has announced that the high-risk shielded members of society will be allowed outside from June 1st. The Communities Secretary added that they can go outside with their household, or if..

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Privacy activist Schrems calls on EU authorities to get Irish watchdog moving

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Facebook's Zuckerberg embraces remote work beyond Silicon Valley

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Facebook reports spike in takedowns of hate speech, terrorism

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