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Scunthorpe threatened by British Steel announcement and other stories

British Steel workers. Source: British Steel

Scunthorpe threatened by British Steel announcement

Scunthorpe residents fear for steelworks future as the British Steel insolvency puts 5000 jobs at risk.

Firm’s owners Greybull Capital failed to secure financial support form the government after claiming the company issues were Brexit-related.

The Community trade union General Secretary, Roy Rickhuss, said that the plant is currently fundamental for the economic well being of the town.

Mr. Rickhuss called on all parties to ‘focus on saving jobs’.

 

Morphine found near Jeremy Kyle Show guest

Steven Dymond, 63, was found dead inside his property in Portsmouth days after his appearance on the ITV programme.

The show has been permanently suspended following Mr. Dymond tragedy.

The inquest at Portsmouth Coroner’s Court has just been adjourned.

According to the new reports, empty pockets of morphine were found near the body.

The results of the post mortem examination are still awaited.

 

Amazon AGM votes on facial recognition

Amazon’s sale of its facial recognition technology to US police forces faces two votes today at the company’s annual general meeeting.

The first vote is on  whether the company should continue to offer its Rekognition system to government agencies.

The second revolves around whether the business should commission an independent study over the possible threat of breaching people’s civil rights.

Amazon tried to stop the vote.

However, the Securities and Exchange Commission warned the online service that it did not have the right to do so.

Amazon Rekognition. Source: Amazon Web Services

Millie Bobby Brown reveals she was bullied

The British actress has admitted that she was forced to move schools after being bullied.

The incredibly successful 15-year-old teenager who has starred in the Stranger Things series made her recent confession during an interview for the magazine Glamour UK.

She admitted that what happened to her was ‘heart-breaking’.

The young star maintains that it is really important for her to ‘speak out against bullying’.

She said she’s not giving up on fighting against ‘negativity on social media’.

 

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