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Published: Tuesday 31 July 2012

>> A US court has ordered Twitter to release old details about a user held during an Occupy Wall Street protest in New York. The micro-blogging firm contested the subpoena, saying the tweets were owned by users, not the company. But a judge said defendant Malcolm Harris’ privacy would not be violated if the material was handed over.

>> Coffins made from British wool fleeces are growing in popularity, thanks to increasing number of Britons choosing an environmentally sound send-off. In the past year, Hainsworth, one of the UK’s leading textile mills, has witnessed 700 per cent rise in demand for woollen coffins.

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