Lloyds will not reveal frozen account details

Image copyright AFP Contributor Lloyds Banking Group has refused to reveal how much money is in the Jersey accounts which it has frozen amid heightened fears about financial crime. It would not say how many of the 8,000 accounts were held by UK citizens. Lloyds said the accounts were suspended because customers failed to respond […]

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Former deputy PM John Prescott suffers stroke

Image copyright Getty Images Former deputy prime minister and Labour veteran John Prescott has been admitted to hospital after suffering a stroke, his family has said. A statement on the 81-year-old’s Twitter account said he was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary on Friday. He is “over the worst” and “talking”, former Home Secretary Alan Johnson […]

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Presidential warnings ‘easy’ to spoof

Image copyright Fema Image caption The presidential alert system was first tested in 2018 America’s messaging system that sends presidential warnings about impending emergencies is “easy” to spoof, warn researchers. Cyber-security experts from the University of Colorado have shown how to exploit the system to send fake alerts. In one test, a spoof message was […]

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