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5 Dead and 15 injured at the BPM Festival in Mexico

About the BPM Festival shooting…

Five dead and 15 injured after shooting at BPM Festival

Five music fans have reportedly been killed after a shooting broken out at BPM Festival in Mexico.  You can find out more about this by reading the NME Article:

Blue Monday is nearly over now, but what’s it all about…

Todays Blue Monday could be the most depressing blue monday ever because of celebrity deaths, anxiety over Brexit, and fears about a Donald Trump presidency in the US, the expert who coined the phrase has warned.

In 2005 Dr Cliff Arnall, formerly of Cardiff University, came up with a light-hearted formula for predicting the gloomiest day of the year based on factors including weather, debts, time since Christmas and motivation and Blue Monday (today) is supposed to be it.

For more about Blue Monday see this Telegraph Article

Europe could force us to use government ID to log into Facebook — Metro

Andrus Ansip, European Commissioner for Digital Single Market (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)First, Europe declared war on our beloved bendy bananas – now the European Commission has proposed the idea of using government ID to log into social media. The idea was presented by Andrus Ansip, Vice President for the Digital Single Market – part of a…

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Davos 2016: eight key themes for the World Economic Forum

Political and business leaders gather at Swiss ski resort to discuss issues including robots, terrorism, migration and inequality The world’s political and business leaders, plus the usual smattering of celebrities – including Leonardo DiCaprio – are heading to Davos, the Swiss Alpine resort where the World Economic Forum’s annual conference begins on Tuesday evening. The […]