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UK sales for 2013 surge to $5.6bn, bringing its corporation tax arrangements back into the spotlight

Government says internet companies are 'turning a blind eye' to online child abuse images as Maria Miller calls on Google, Yahoo and BT to take action

Internet chiefs will today be accused by the Government of turning a blind eye to the number of child abuse images that can be accessed online.

Claire Perry

Claire Perry MP outlines automatic porn filters for UK by end of the year

Plans would mean that users would have to 'opt-out' to view explicit material

Interactive Google Doodle celebrates Father's Day

Google has marked Father's Day with an interactive Google Doodle.

Computer code courses for children target global expansion

A Google-backed London start-up that teaches primary school children computer coding is expanding overseas after being flooded with requests to set up spin-offs across the world.

Google cut its overall tax rate by almost half thanks to the move

Google detects tens of thousands of 'politically motivated' phishing attacks ahead of Iranian elections

According to Google the attacks have targeted tens of thousands of users

Google cut its overall tax rate by almost half thanks to the move

Google gives £1m to IWF charity that polices child abuse online

The “substantial sum” is equal to a whole year’s running costs for the IWF

Crowd-sourced map app Waze to accelerate with Google behind the wheel

Purchase price of Israeli-based reportedly $1 b

David Cameron has demanded Google do more to rid the internet of child pornography, warning that lives are being put at risk.

'Lives are being put at risk': Google must do more to rid internet of child pornography, says David Cameron

David Cameron has demanded Google do more to rid the internet of child pornography, warning that lives are being put at risk.

Mitchell Starc is bowled by James Anderson

The Calvin Report: Anonymous Aussies fill space before main business at Champions Trophy

The focus was on the tourists, on day one of what will be a 66-day war, but only three of Saturday's team are likely to be in the side for the first Test, at Trent Bridge

Google, Facebook, Apple and YouTube have all had their data targeted by the NSA

Prism and the US internet giants: The relationship, the numbers and the language

The US has been accessing private data of 'foreigners' for years - so who are the eight companies in the Prism scandal, and what was their role?

Sergey Brin, CEO and co-founder of Google, wears a Google Glass during a product demonstration during Google I/O 2012.

Google bans Glass at shareholder meeting

Tech giant shows that even they worry about the privacy concerns of their new hardware

New TfL websites focused on "responsive design"

New user-interface goes into beta over next few weeks, full launch to come at end of summer

Mark Bridger had cartoon pornographic images depicting bound and gagged youngsters being sexually abused, as well as images of apparently dead youngsters

Campaigners urge government criminalise pornography featuring scenes of simulated rape in wake of April Jones and Tia Sharp murders

More than 100 campaigners have written to David Cameron urging possession of the material be made a criminal offence

Possible new measures include greater use of online filters

Government calls summit with Google, Microsoft and Facebook to block terror and pornography sites

Culture Secretary orders internet crackdown in wake of Woolwich attack and April Jones killing

Google and Facebook attacked over 'paltry' donations to internet child protection charity

Three of the internet's most profitable companies have pledged “paltry” amounts to child protection bodies, despite their continued verbal support.

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'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
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The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn