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Love Island babe Megan Barton Hanson CANCELS ALL appearances 'due to personal reasons'

Love Island babe Megan Barton Hanson CANCELS ALL appearances 'due to personal reasons'

Entertainment
The TV babe, who is currently dating Wes Nelson, had been hired for a host of PA's and meet and greet sessions with fans up and down the UK.However, according to one venue to had booked the blonde beauty in Scotland, Megan Barton Hanson  has pulled out of all work commitments until the forceable future.She has been due to appear at Lourenzos Dunfermline in Fife tonight, but in a last minute shake-up the Meg has dropped out – citing "personal reasons” the process.A post shared on the official Lourenzos Dunfermline Facebook page now reads: "IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT."Management cancellation: Megan Barton ITV PULLED OUT: Meg's team have confirmed to Lourenzos she won't be appearing ...
Life on steroids: 'It's my personal choice'

Life on steroids: 'It's my personal choice'

Health
BBC Radio 5 Live has been given exclusive access to a steroid clinic in Newport, south Wales. It's the first of its kind in the UK, where doctors and nurses carry out blood and heart-function tests on users, while also giving advice about the substances they use.Stewart came to the clinic because he had issues with his feet. He was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. He was very open about the drugs he was taking: "I take two injections at least, a week, each will have 500mg testosterone and 220mg trenbolone."He sometimes takes a third injection. Stewart's been taking these doses for two to three years. He said he decided to start when he reached his mid-30s: "I was always tempted in the gym, it works. I'd been training naturally fo...
Facebook scandal: Who is selling your personal data?

Facebook scandal: Who is selling your personal data?

Business
Offering handy parenting tips and £200 worth of vouchers, Emma's Diary may have seemed like the perfect website for new parents to sign up to.But in exchange for free nappies, they also gave consent for their data to be used for a mix of advertising purposes.It has now emerged that the data was sold to the Labour Party in 2017, even though the consent did not extend to political parties.The site now faces a fine for misuse of personal data.The case is part of the Information Commissioner's inquiry into political digital marketing, following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.What began with a look at the misuse of Facebook data has now has opened a window on the complex ecosystem of online advertising, and thrown light on...
Sex trafficking bill makes Craiglist axe personal ads

Sex trafficking bill makes Craiglist axe personal ads

Technology
Craigslist has dropped personal advertisements after Congress passed a law making websites liable for promoting sex trafficking and prostitution.The Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) drops legal protection for websites that "unlawfully promote and facilitate prostitution and websites that facilitate traffickers in advertising the sale of unlawful sex acts with sex trafficking victims".It also makes website liable for content their users post.In order to stay above the law, Craigslist has taken the decision to close its personal ads service - ensuring the tool cannot be misused.A statement from Craigslist said: "We can't take such risk without jeopardising all our other services, so we are regretfully taking Craigslist personals offline. Hopefully we can bring them back some day."To ...
Search on for personal flying machine

Search on for personal flying machine

Technology
The search is on for a mass market personal flying machine, with a $ 2m (£1.4m) competition to "make the dream of personal flight [a] reality".Sponsored by Boeing and run by start-up GoFly, the competition will encourage teams from around the world to come up with designs.Entries must be capable of carrying a person 20 miles without refuelling or recharging, with a vertical or near vertical take-off and landing.A "fly-off" will take place in 2019.GoFly founder Gwen Lighter told the BBC: "I was one of those kids who was always making crazy contraptions and throwing themselves out of trees."I, like millions of people around the globe, always dreamed of flying, and I began to realise that we were seeing a moment of convergence of technologies and were at a point in history when these personal