Family doctors are concerned that the “total confidentiality” of GP consultations could be under threat from a major NHS data scheme which will see confidential patient records stored in a national database.
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Wednesday 12 June 2013
Database will include millions of records detailing individual cancers and treatments
Sunday 09 June 2013
Police and intelligence services have been sending terror suspects’ DNA to counterparts around the world with no official scrutiny over their actions, a government watchdog has warned.
Sunday 19 May 2013
The sorts of attitudes that have been extremely troubling and have undoubtedly contributed to the failures to protect children are seen now as unacceptable: that children are blamed for running away; they are seen as just difficult; sometimes it is just a relief to everybody when they are gone.
Boston bombing: Suspects' mother Zubeidat Tsarnaeva was added to terror database 18 months before bombing, officials say
Saturday 27 April 2013
US intelligence agencies added the mother of the Boston bombing suspects to a government terrorism database 18 months before the bombings, two officials said.
Friday 26 April 2013
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston marathon bombings suspect who was killed in a police shootout, was added to a huge database of known and suspected terrorists 18 months before the attack, it has been revealed.
Thursday 18 April 2013
In Iceland, a country with a population of 320,000 where almost everyone is distantly related, inadvertently kissing cousins is a real risk.
Thursday 18 April 2013
We've all been there. You're having dinner at your new girlfriend or boyfriend's house and getting on famously with her parents. But wait, what's that? It's an old family photograph on the mantelpiece that appears to feature your own grandpa in his youth.
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Committee highlights concerns that IT system will have trouble distinguishing between genuine and fraudulent claims
Monday 25 March 2013
Student apologises for accessing question database
Police 'protection' of celebrities 'allowed serial abusers Cyril Smith and Jimmy Savile to escape prosecution for decades'
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Information on high profile suspects was reportedly marked as 'secret' or 'restricted' and only available to a small number of officers
'Police surveillance of this kind undermines our democracy': Judges rule that action against peaceful protester John Catt was unlawful
Thursday 14 March 2013
Police face having to rethink their whole strategy for public demonstrations after judges ruled today that the surveillance they placed a peaceful protester under was unlawful.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
General Electric has nominated Mary Schapiro, a former chairman of financial regulator the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to its board.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Former New York police officer arrested by FBI after wife monitored his internet use; he faces life in prison
Saturday 23 February 2013
It's time police forces across the country presented a coherent and humane approach to gender recognition - for the sake of trans people and their public image
The Console: Scribblenauts Unlimited is an ambitious creation – but it needs a bit of help to become a true classic
Friday 01 February 2013
Scribblenauts Unlimited, £39.99 Wii U, 3DS, PC Nintendo
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
- 1 End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
- 2 This restaurant has misunderstood the concept of 'cheese and biscuits'
- 3 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet