China rejects Australian hacking claims

China has hit back at suggestions it was behind a sophisticated cyber attack on Australia’s political parties, warning “irresponsible” and “baseless” speculation will heighten tensions. Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed on Monday cyber experts believe a state actor was responsible for the attack, which also targeted the networks of federal …

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More talks over Brexit backstop changes

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is to hold more talks with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier at mid-week after British Attorney-General Geoffrey Cox sets out proposed amendments to the tricky Irish border backstop. “We had a positive meeting,” Barclay told reporters after he and Cox met with Barnier in Brussels on …

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Venezuela state internet provider blocks volunteer aid website

Venezuela’s state internet provider CANTV has blocked a web page where volunteers sign up to answer National Assembly president Juan Guaido’s call to help bring in desperately needed humanitarian aid, the opposition said on Monday. Mr Guaido says he wants one million volunteers by Saturday, the deadline day he has …

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Liverpool title would spark another era of dominance and fear among Premier League followers, says Phil Thompson | Football News

Former Reds captain describes Premier League title as “holy grail” and more significant than Champions League Last Updated: 18/02/19 6:24pm 0:48 Phil Thompson believes Premier League fans fear another period of Liverpool dominance would be ushered in if they won the title this season. Phil Thompson believes Premier League fans …

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President Xi Jinping: have his expansionist policies failed?

President Xi Jinping’s vision of a glorious China has struck a great wall. Economic and diplomatic supremacy was supposed to open-up new silk roads. Instead, he’s overreached. Now everything he says or does is met with suspicion. Beijing is being accused of worldwide hacking attempts to steal a technological lead. …

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