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    • Living standards key to UK election as data shows slowest recovery since 1920s

      Tories welcome figures showing GDP growth revised to 0.6% but Labour says government has been complacent on grounds that people are still worse off

      Living standards have been thrust to the centre of the general election campaign as official figures showed Britain is undergoing the slowest recovery since the 1920s and GDP per head still remains lower than levels before the recession.

      Labour has accused the Conservatives of complacency on the grounds that people are still worse off after the Office for National Statistics showed GDP per head remains 1.2% below pre-economic downturn levels.

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    • Missing boy, 10, feared to have fallen into coma

      Police and musician father appeal for help in finding Malakhi Chijiutomi-Ghosh, who needs medication three times a day

      Police fear that a missing 10-year-old boy who needs medication three times a day for a genetic condition could have fallen into a coma.

      Scotland Yard has issued an urgent appeal for help in finding Malakhi Chijiutomi-Ghosh, who has adrenal hyperplasia, which means his adrenal gland is larger than usual.

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    • Desmond Tutu intervenes over King´s College London´s refusal to divest

      Archbishop Tutu in talks with administration at his former university ? where vice principal dealing with fossil fuel campaigners spent 30 years working for oil giant BP

      Archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of King?s College London?s (KCL) most revered former students, has intervened after the university rejected a demand from 1,400 staff and students to sell off its fossil fuel investments.

      The university says it supports relationships with fossil fuel companies ?as long as they are open about any harm they might do, and that they are taking action to minimise this harm?. The vice principal dealing with the staff and students, Chris Mottershead, spent 30 years working for oil giant BP.

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    • Nigerian election: Buhari edges closer to victory as governing party cries foul

      Tensions mounting as voting and collation of results is extended and some in ruling PDP raise doubts over whether party would accept defeat

      Nigeria?s opposition candidate appears to be close to victory in an election followed closely in Africa and around the world.

      With 32 of Nigeria?s 36 states, plus the capital, declaring results, former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari was leading the incumbent, Goodluck Jonathan, by 2.9m votes, according to official results.

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    • Facebook ´tracks all visitors, breaching EU law´

      Exclusive: People without Facebook accounts, logged out users, and EU users who have explicitly opted out of tracking are all being tracked, report says

      Facebook tracks the web browsing of everyone who visits a page on its site even if the user does not have an account or has explicitly opted out of tracking in the EU, extensive research commissioned by the Belgian data protection agency has revealed.

      The report, from researchers at the Centre of Interdisciplinary Law and ICT (ICRI) and the Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography department (Cosic) at the University of Leuven, and the media, information and telecommunication department (Smit) at Vrije Universiteit Brussels, was commissioned after an original draft report revealed Facebook?s privacy policy breaches European law.

      Facebook?s tracking practices have ?no legal basis?

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