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Funding cuts may lead to rise in pregnancies and abortions

Funding cuts may lead to rise in pregnancies and abortions

News, UK
 The UK government announced cuts in public health services. Doctors have advised that this might lead to a rise in abortions and pregnancies. Reporter: Micaela Kolischer The cut is believed to jeopardise women’s chance of getting a variety of 15 types of contraceptives, provided by GPs in the UK, also known long-acting reversible methods. GP Anne Connolly visited the BBC'S Victoria Derbyshire show today and said: ‘’We’ve seen fantastic reductions in teen pregnancy over the last 10 years. One of the mayor factors has been improved education to primary care to the contraceptive services, a lot of extra training but particularly a focus on the much more reliable, much more cost efficient long-acting reversible methods’’. Contraception in Britain, specifically the morning after pill c

Twitter to improve its conversation filter

Lifestyle, Tech, Tech (news), Technology
Ten years after its foundation, Twitter is to enable users to mute conversations and avoid being notified of tweets containing specific words or phrases. Reporter: Adrian Vasilescu | Sub-Editor: Alina Isachenka The update is effective when it comes to protecting users with viral tweets from engaging in never-ending conversations, allowing for ditching them in a silent manner. The users will also have the option to mute the names of TV shows or sporting events they have not seen yet in order to avoid spoilers. They will not appear in their notifications. The mute tool will allow users to mute entire conversation threads without blocking others or removing said threads from their timelines, so they will remain unaffected. Part of the reason for the new updates is Twitter’s intention
Farewell, Katie Hopkins: TV Personality Promised To Move To The US If Trump Won

Farewell, Katie Hopkins: TV Personality Promised To Move To The US If Trump Won

Celebrity, Entertainment
Will she keep her promise? Twitter users react to her tweets on the US presidency. Reporter: Chelsea Jobe | Sub-Editor: Sasha Wickenden News broadcasters around the world delivered the results of the election live throughout the night. Donald Trump is now the 45th President of the United States. But what does this mean for us? The news of his victory may send self-confessed "biggest bitch in Britain" Katie Hopkins packing. The controversial TV personality tweeted: "If Donald Trump wins the race to the White House I'm moving to America. Daring to bare what some people really think. #DonaldTrump" in December last year. In light of Trump's win against presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Twitter users did not waste time to remind Hopkins of her promise. Matt Holman calle

Time to Vote: What Celebrities Have Been Tweeting

Celebrity, Entertainment
On the most important day of 2016 for America, celebrities worldwide are using their platforms to get their opinions heard. Are they Team Trump or Camp Clinton? Reporter: Hannah Grafton | Sub-Editor: Bella Dawe We're finally here; after months of campaigning, debates, scandals and Donald Trump's ferret toupe dominating our media, it's election day. So as America heads to the polls, what do celebrities have to say? Despite Clinton causing controversy by getting a team of famous faces on her side, celebrities are not shying away from getting their opinions heard, and the resounding statement seems to be #ImWithHer. Last night Madonna surprised supporters and journalists by performing at a Hilary Clinton rally in New York City. Meanwhile, Lady Gaga spoke at a rally in North Carolina a
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