The Weekly Five Pointer: How to read Game of Thrones before 2019, a transatlantic cable, and other things you might’ve missed

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October 6, 2017

The Weekly Five Pointer: How to read Game of Thrones before 2019, a transatlantic cable, and other things you might’ve missed

Ever heard of Sputnik? Well, it’s for sale. Even if you’ve heard of Elon Musk, you may not know that his mom, Maye Musk, just landed a new job. And though you might recall learning about Paul Revere in history class, you might not have expected his name to make headlines in this century. All … Read more

Future of Investigatory Powers Act unclear after EU ruling

In a landmark ruling today, the Investigatory Powers Act – a flagship but highly controversial piece of legislation of the current Conservative government – has been ruled illegal by the European Union’s Court of Justice. Ironically, the case government was originally brought to the court by Brexit minister David Davis before his appointment (against the … Read more