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Need a hug during the coronavirus pandemic? Facebook has a new feel-good reaction for that

USATODAY.com Friday, 17 April 2020
Facebook and Messenger are rolling out new reactions in addition to like, heart, LOL, wow, sad and angry to show support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Scottish government announce exam results U-turn [Video]

Scottish government announce exam results U-turn

Scottish Education Secretary John Swinney has announced his government has scrapped the downgrading of thousands of exam results. There had been widespread anger after more than 120 thousand results were lowered from what teachers had predicted, with claims pupils from deprived areas were more affected. They will now be awarded their original marks - and there will be no change to results that were upgraded. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Met Police to end investigation into Stephen Lawrence murder [Video]

Met Police to end investigation into Stephen Lawrence murder

The Metropolitan Police is to end its investigation into the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence who was killed during a racist attack in 1993. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Omid Scobie talks about his new Harry and Meghan book

Omid Scobie's new book about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, 'Finding Freedom' has finally been published. It reveals details of Harry and Meghan's most personal moments, from when the Prince first said I love you, to details of the supposed rift between the royal brothers. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Facebook Ad Revenue Will Go Up In 2020 [Video]

Facebook Ad Revenue Will Go Up In 2020

Business Insider reports that Facebook's ad revenue will continue to increase this year. The growth will come despite the growing number of brands pulling ad campaigns amid the coronavirus pandemic. Net US digital ad revenues at Facebook will increase by 4.9% this year to $31.43 billion. Brands pulled ad spend from Facebook for the month of July in support of the NAACP campaign #StopHateForProfit. The campaign only asks brands to pause Facebook ad spending.

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Met Police chief confirms Lawrence murder investigation ends [Video]

Met Police chief confirms Lawrence murder investigation ends

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has confirmed that the active investigation into the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence in Eltham in 1993 has reached the stage where all identified lines of enquiry have been completed, and the investigation will now move to an inactive phase. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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