Breast cancer screening error ‘overstated’

Image copyright SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY An independent review of breast screening in England has found that confusion and misunderstanding were behind an announcement in May that hundreds of thousands of women had missed out on final scans. Jeremy Hunt, then health secretary, said that 450,000 women aged 68-71 were affected because of a computer error. […]

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Wetherspoons fake accounts to be exposed

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption JD Wetherspoon does not have an official Twitter page The high court in London has ruled that Twitter must reveal the identity behind parody accounts set up to mimic the pub chain Wetherspoons. The accounts had tens of thousands of followers between them. One tweet promised that anyone wearing a […]

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Tumblr returns to App Store after porn ban

Image copyright Getty Images Social network Tumblr is back on Apple’s app store after pledging to remove adult content from the platform. Tumblr was removed from the app store in November after child abuse images were found to have slipped through its content filters. The social network then said it would ban adult content completely […]

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Gary Lineker criticised for voicing political views

Image copyright Getty Images Gary Lineker has been criticised by cricket host Jonathan Agnew for expressing his political views on Twitter. Agnew told Lineker that as “the face of BBC Sport”, he should “observe BBC editorial guidelines”. “Keep your political views, whatever they are and whatever the subject, to yourself,” he continued. Lineker responded by […]

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