Amazon files lawsuit against fake review fraudsters

By Amelia Riley Amazon has filed legal action against administrators of more than 10,000 fake review Facebook groups. These groups are set up to recruit individuals willing to post misleading reviews on Amazon stores based in several countries, including the UK. Amazon will use information discovered within this legal action to identify and remove fakeContinue reading “Amazon files lawsuit against fake review fraudsters”

Train drivers vote for strike

By Amelia Riley Train drivers have voted for a strike in a row over pay. Further travel disruptions are threatened as members of Aslef, the drivers’ union, have voted to walk out at eight train companies. After strike action by 40,000 rail workers in June, passengers faced major disruption. In the biggest rail strike inContinue reading “Train drivers vote for strike”

Apple sued for slowing down older phones

By Amelia Riley Apple is being sued over a software update that slowed down phones. A software update in 2017 effectively slowed down the performance of older phones and were being deliberately “throttled”. Apple admitted to the update hampering older iPhone performances, but it claims the software was meant to protect battery life. Consumer rightsContinue reading “Apple sued for slowing down older phones”

Queen visits Paddington Station to see completed Elizabeth Line

By Amelia Riley Queen Elizabeth has made a surprise visit to see the completed Elizabeth Line at Paddington Station. Just over two weeks away from her Platinum Jubilee weekend, the Queen and Prince Edward attended the official visit ahead of the opening. A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said: “In a happy development, Her Majesty The QueenContinue reading “Queen visits Paddington Station to see completed Elizabeth Line”

Woman caught coronavirus twice within 20 days

By Amelia Riley Spanish researchers have claimed that a 31-year-old healthcare worker experienced the shortest known gap between COVID infections after catching it twice within 20 days. Tests show that she was infected with Delta in late December, then Omicron in January. Researchers say that this shows you can still be infected again, even ifContinue reading “Woman caught coronavirus twice within 20 days”

‘Subway shooter’ arrested in New York

By Amelia Riley New York City police have arrested a man suspected of shooting commuters in an attack at a Brooklyn subway station. 62-year-old Frank James is alleged to have rented a U-Haul van in Philadelphia and donned a construction worker’s helmet, vest, and a gas mask before throwing smoke grenades into the rush hourContinue reading “‘Subway shooter’ arrested in New York”

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to talk in public for the first time

By Amelia Riley After landing back in Britain on Thursday, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is scheduled to talk in public today, for the first time. The British-Iranian dual citizen was captured and detained in Tehran after taking her daughter on holiday to visit her parents in March 2016. She was accused of plotting to overthrow the IranianContinue reading “Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to talk in public for the first time”

Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine

By Amelia Riley Millions of people are left fearing for their futures as Russia launches a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Just before 3am GMT on Thursday, Putin addressed the Russian nation on television, declaring war just as the population was waking up. Moments later, missiles began raining down on Ukraine with the first explosions comingContinue reading “Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine”

UK coronavirus deaths falling

By Amelia Riley Coronavirus deaths in the UK have been reported to be falling, as well as hospital admissions and newly-recorded COVID cases. According to the latest Office for National Statistics figures, death registrations involving coronavirus fell slightly in the week commencing 31st January. Of the 13,472 deaths registered in total during that week, aContinue reading “UK coronavirus deaths falling”

RSPCA and the general public call for Kurt Zouma to be prosecuted after the heinous attack on his pet cat, as the petition reaches over 150k signatures

By James Fletcher Fans booed Kurt Zouma as he was picked to play in a match against Watford after a YouTube video emerged of him abusing his pet cat in front of his children, while his brother filmed the incident, laughing in the background. Ever since the incident, people took to Twitter to share theirContinue reading “RSPCA and the general public call for Kurt Zouma to be prosecuted after the heinous attack on his pet cat, as the petition reaches over 150k signatures”