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Online dating in turmoil as EU rules lonely hearts ads must not discriminate

The test case was brought by Deborah Jarrow, 42, who claims her chances of finding true love have been unfairly restricted on the grounds that she is too old, too young, too dumpy, too female or too devoid of a good sense of humour – a point which she ably proved by taking the case to Court.

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Posted: Jul 6th, 2012
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Online gamers become first to complete Internet on hardest setting

next challenge: visiting the Library without a cardTwo unemployed men from Woking in Surrey have become the first people to complete The Internet on the hardest setting, game designer Sir Tim Berners-Lee confirmed today.

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Posted: Jun 30th, 2012
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Couple succeed in using week off to book next holiday

went on every tour availableSpent the first weekend of break chillaxing in preparation for the ordeal that lay ahead.

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2012
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Whales ‘stressed’ by slow rural broadband speeds

Whales and Dolphins are becoming increasingly stressed and agitated at the lack of availabilty of superfast broadband connections in their locales. For decades scientists have known that cetaceans have communicated over long distances, but only recently has their eager adoption of the internet come to naturalists’ attention.

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Posted: Feb 13th, 2012
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Taliban commander hails success of internet roll-out for teenagers

Qari Ahmadullah, 47, a district commander and community outreach worker in Kandahar province, has hailed the success of a pilot scheme to supply local teenagers with laptops and access to the internet.

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Posted: Jan 16th, 2012
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