Currently, the NSA holds for five years phone records gathered daily from US phone companies
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Thursday 21 July 2011
The number of people diagnosed with cancer has increased by 20 per cent in the past decade, according to Office of National Statistics figures released yesterday.
Thursday 07 July 2011
Hundreds of police officers and staff have been disciplined for abusing their access to confidential databases, figures showed today.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
When you make your next purchase online, Sir Martin Sorrell will probably get to learn of it. The Briton who heads the world's biggest advertising group, WPP, yesterday launched a new company, Xaxis, which will preside over the "world's largest database" of 500 million personal profiles, based on such things as the individual's choice in websites and purchases made online. Xaxis will track "almost 100 per cent of the UK population".
Thursday 23 June 2011
Hackers could crack the new Police National Database and access sensitive information of millions of innocent people, human rights campaigners have warned.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
David Cameron was urged today to ditch plans to "prevent" police from holding the DNA of rape suspects who are arrested but not charged.
Friday 20 May 2011
Armed services children are struggling to fulfil their potential in school and many suffer emotionally when a parent is sent to a trouble spot, inspectors have warned. They also have to repeat topics as they move from school to school, which can be frustrating, the inspectors said.
Tuesday 03 May 2011
For any elite special forces squad trained to hunt and liquidate its enemies the ability to kill with cold precision is only one of a number of skill sets that such a team must learn. Once your target is down, for instance, how do you ensure that you have your man?
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Police have stopped looking for a schoolboy who disappeared more than nine years ago after concluding he is now probably dead.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
The dating website match.com has been forced to begin checking its clients against criminal databases after being sued by a Californian woman who claimed to have been raped by a convicted sex attacker she met on the site.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
Becky Godden-Edwards's family were yesterday coming to terms with the news they had been dreading for several years, as detectives investigating the murder of Sian O'Callaghan confirmed a second body was Becky's.
Tuesday 05 April 2011
The family of a woman whose remains were discovered by detectives investigating the murder of Sian O'Callaghan today spoke of their devastation over the death of their "beautiful daughter".
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