Schools to search mobile phones under new English laws

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¬≠Under new proposals that make up part of a larger revamp of Education laws in England, school teachers will be given the authority to search mobile phones without the pupil’s consent. Currently, teachers in schools and colleges have the ability to confiscate mobile phones where necessary, but cannot look at the content they contain. The new law, to be debated …

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Ofcom wants BT to reduce wholesale broadband product prices (UK)

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BT has suffered a setback as the telecoms regulator Ofcom proposed cuts in the price of its wholesale products. Ofcom wants BT to reduce the price of its wholesale broadband products in order to improve internet access in rural areas. The regulator also drew a lower-than-expected estimate of BT’s cost of capital the assumption of what it costs BT to …

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Top UK judge says no ban on Twitter in court

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The head of the judiciary in England and Wales have ruled that there is no ban on using Twitter in court. According to Lord Chief Justice Igor Judge, the use of unobtrusive, hand held, virtually silent equipment to give live text updates was unlikely to interfere with the administration of ¬†justice. Among the traditions of British justice alongside lawyers’ black …

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