Monday, 31 August 2015

Family pays tribute to triathlete

Tributes are paid to a triathlete whose body was found after he went missing during a race near Maidstone on Saturday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-34107335#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The man who is being deradicalised

The man on a controversial programme

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34073367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Hipsters flock to treehouse office

BBC News looks at an eco-friendly treehouse office that has opened in Hoxton, east London, designed for freelance workers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34073079#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gang 'raided hospitals for hand gel'

A street drinker who nearly died from drinking alcoholic hand wash reveals how his gang systematically raided hospitals for the fluid.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-33983172#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Unsafe' lorry ban starts in London

A ban on "unsafe" lorries on London's roads, introduced as part of efforts to protect cyclists, comes into force.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34111067#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ashes dev dishes on DX12, AMD vs. Nvidia, and asynchronous compute

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New remarks from the developers of Ashes of the Singularity, the first DX12 game, have shed additional light on performance comparisons between AMD and Nvidia.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/213202-ashes-dev-dishes-on-dx12-amd-vs-nvidia-and-asynchronous-compute

Microsoft backports privacy-invading Windows 10 features to Windows 7, 8

Dual-booting Windows 7 and Windows 8 -- both operating systems side by side
Microsoft is back-porting its telemetry-gathering software to Windows 7 and 8. When users ask for new features, this usually isn't what they have in mind.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/213183-once-more-with-tracking-microsoft-backports-privacy-invading-windows-10-features-to-windows-7-8

NASA selects target for New Horizons’ Kuiper belt exploration

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New Horizons has visited Pluto, but it's still got some fuel in the tank for more science.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/213184-nasa-selects-target-for-new-horizons-kuiper-belt-exploration

MouthLab’s ‘tricorder’-style device could analyze your vital signs in real time

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A tricorder-style medical device from Johns Hopkins promises to change the way we gather and evaluate vital signs indicators.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/213173-mouthlabs-tricorder-style-device-could-analyze-your-vital-signs-in-real-time

ET deals: HP ENVY 750xt quad-core gaming desktop for $857

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If your gaming PC is starting to bog down whenever you play new titles like The Witcher 3 or Mortal Kombat X, it's probably time to invest in a new rig. Thankfully, you won't have to shell out too much cash for a replacement these days. Use today's coupon code, and you'll save 30% off the sticker price of the HP Envy 750xt.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/211980-et-deals-hp-envy-750xt-quad-core-desktop

Chelsea set to sign Djilobodji

Chelsea are set to sign the Senegal international defender Papy Djilobodji from Nantes in a £4m deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34108669

Owls sign Palace midfielder Bannan

Championship side Sheffield Wednesday sign Crystal Palace midfielder Barry Bannan on a one-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34107917

Fulham sign wing-back Fredericks

Bristol City wing-back Ryan Fredericks signs for Fulham, only 25 days after joining the Robins from Tottenham Hotspur.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34107716

Is 4GB of VRAM enough? AMD’s Fury X faces off with Nvidia’s GTX 980 Ti, Titan X

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Is 4GB enough for a high-end GPU? We investigated and tested 15 titles to find out.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/213069-is-4gb-of-vram-enough-amds-fury-x-faces-off-with-nvidias-gtx-980-ti-titan-x

What is gene therapy?

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Gene therapy is one of the hottest topics in medicine, but how does it work, and what can it really do?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/212956-what-is-gene-therapy

Woking v Welling United

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's National League game between Woking and Welling United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34037005

Forest Green Rovers v Bromley

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's National League game between Forest Green Rovers and Bromley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34037024

Bikey and Nego depart Charlton

Charlton Athletic announce that defenders Andre Bikey and Loic Nego have left the Championship side.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34107216

Jelavic set for £3m West Ham move

Nikica Jelavic is having a medical at West Ham after a bid worth up to £3m for the striker was accepted by Hull City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34106659

Notting Hill Carnival bands gear up

Notting Hill Carnival bands are taking to the roads of west London for the second day of what is thought to be Europe's largest street music festival.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34106386#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fire spreads through Wetherspoons pub

A fire breaks out at a Wetherspoons pub in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34106449#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Austria's Djuricin joins Brentford

Brentford have signed Austria international striker Marco Djuricin on a season-long loan from Red Bull Salzburg.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34107067

Man dies after being shot by police

London police shoot man dead outside property in Enfield after reports of a man threatening to kill.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34105801#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Chelsea through in Continental Cup

Chelsea Ladies, Reading FC Women and Bristol Academy all qualify for the last eight of this season's Continental Cup.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34102789

In pictures: Notting Hill Carnival

In pictures: Notting Hill Carnival

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34101959#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82

London-born neurologist and acclaimed author Oliver Sacks dies at the age of 82.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34102119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Farah is GB's 'greatest sportsman'

Brendan Foster describes Mo Farah as Great Britain's "greatest sportsman" after achieving a distance 'triple-double'.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/34097270

Injuries as car hits pedestrians

Three pedestrians are injured when a car ploughed into them in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34101509#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sprinklers spoil Olympic Stadium bow

The first game of rugby at the Olympic Stadium - which will host five World Cup matches - is delayed when the sprinklers come on.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/34096805

Notting Hill set for carnival crowds

Up to one million people are expected to descend on the two-day Notting Hill Carnival which is under way.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34101502#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Why is the Clipper race so special?

As the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race gets under way, its founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston explains why it is such a special event.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34101265#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Notting Hill Carnival's greatest hits

What are Notting Hill's greatest songs?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34085816#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Labour must come to its senses - Blair

Tony Blair tells Labour party members to come to their senses and reject the "Alice in Wonderland" politics of Jeremy Corbyn.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34100741#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NHS tests implanted sugar monitor

A blood sugar monitor that can stay in the body for five months is being tested on NHS patients with type 1 diabetes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34077192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saturday, 29 August 2015

Round world yacht race set to begin

The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, which will see 12 teams spend a year travelling the globe, is due to begin in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34100639#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Protest over 'torture ship' docking

Dozens of people protest against the "outrageous" docking of a Chilean naval vessel, dubbed the "torture ship", in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34095370#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chelsea start very bad - Mourinho

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believes his team's title hopes would already be over if they played another league.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34099378

Farah wins historic 5,000m gold

Britain's Mo Farah completes a historic 'triple-double' by winning the 5,000m at the World Championships in Beijing.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/34092438

Wolves' Stearman set for Fulham move

Wolverhampton Wanderer accept a bid in the region of £2m from Fulham for centre-back Richard Stearman.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34099786

Four bailed after girl shot with pellet

Three teenagers and a man are released on bail after a girl, 3, was shot with an air rifle as she played in a west London park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34097074#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Krept and Konan's US grime mission

London duo on aiming for America

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/34095286#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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Passengers trapped after bus crashes

Two bus passengers are trapped and a further 10 are injured when a bus crashes into a tree in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34095374#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Neighbour's shock at missing family

Police have said they fear that a missing mother and her four children may be travelling to Syria.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34095189#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Huddersfield Town v Queens Park Rangers

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Huddersfield Town and Queens Park Rangers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34024838

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Charlton A

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34024948

Welling United v Braintree Town

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Welling United and Braintree Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025473

Carneiro incident on Fifa agenda

Fifa will discuss Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's treatment of team doctor Eva Carneiro in Zurich next month.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34092354

Cancellations as rail strike begins

A number of rail services are cancelled as First Great Western staff begin a three-day walkout.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34094375#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

100 not out: Jose's home comforts

Jose Mourinho takes charge of his 100th Chelsea home league game on Saturday, but how does his record compare with other top managers?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34087732

HSBC clears '99%' of delayed payments

HSBC says it has processed "99%" of payments affected by an IT glitch, with the remainder due to be completed overnight.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34084767#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pink Floyd pig withdrawn from sale

Pink Floyd's iconic inflatable pig "Algie" - which has been languishing in a Suffolk workshop for years - is withdrawn from auction.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-34084817#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Disabled push for a better life in Iran

Disabled push for a better life

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-34071843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why are London's gay bars disappearing?

Why are London's gay bars disappearing?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-33608000#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Friday, 28 August 2015

Mum and children feared Syria-bound

A woman and her four children, who have missing since Tuesday, could be travelling to Syria, police have said.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34095120#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Radar images, local legend may point the way to long-forgotten Nazi gold train

NaziTunnels
A Nazi gold train may have been located in Poland, 70 years after World War II came to an end. It may sound like the plot of a movie -- but history suggests it might not be.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/213112-radar-images-local-legend-may-point-the-way-to-long-forgotten-nazi-gold-train

Acer founder declares company would welcome a takeover bid

Acer-Shih
According to Acer's founder, Stan Shih, the company would welcome a takeover effort or interest from its competitors.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/213103-acer-founder-declares-company-would-welcome-a-takeover-bid

Breaking Bad pilot becomes first 4K content pirated from Netflix

breaking bad 4k
The supposedly unbreakable HDCP 2.2 didn't stop noted release group iON from posting a torrent of the 4K Breaking Bad pilot from Netflix.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/213096-breaking-bad-pilot-becomes-first-4k-content-pirated-from-netflix

Chrome will automatically block Flash ads starting September 1

FlashDeath
On September 1, Google Chrome will turn the lights out on Flash for good.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/213089-chrome-will-automatically-block-flash-ads-starting-september-1

Chelsea Pensioner jailed over attack

A Chelsea Pensioner is jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a woman in his room.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34089227#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Doggy paddle team in boat finish

Fundraisers attempting to doggy paddle the River Thames are forced to paddle the final stretch via boat because of strict London navigation laws.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34088934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

QPR sign Hungary midfielder Tozser

Championship side Queens Park Rangers sign former Watford loanee Daniel Tozser on a two-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34091042

Arrests after girl shot with air rifle

Police arrest a man and three teenagers after a three-year-old girl was shot with an air rifle in a west London park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34091081#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Child rapist jailed for 17 years

A man is jailed at the Old Bailey after being found guilty of rapes and sexual assaults involving two girls under 13 in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34091080#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Notting Hill Carnival funding squeeze

Is Europe's largest Afro-Caribbean carnival facing a funding shortfall?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34086022#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Delay in helping' ill RAF cadet

A dying teenager waited 30 minutes for help after falling ill at an Air Cadet camp, an inquest hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34089221#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

British Library rejects Taliban archive

The British Library declines an offer to store a large collection of Taliban-related documents over concerns it could be prosecuted under terrorism laws.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34088661#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Self-healing material could patch up damaged spacecraft in under a second

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A new material created by University of Michigan researchers could patch holes in spacecraft caused by small impacts.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/213063-self-healing-material-could-patch-up-damaged-spacecraft-in-under-a-second

ET deals: Lenovo H50-50 quad-core desktop PC for $650

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If you're in need of a flexible desktop tower on the cheap, take a look at the H50-50 desktop PC from Lenovo. With a spacious solid-state hybrid drive, a quad-core CPU, and a one year warranty, this model is an absolute steal when you use today's coupon code.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/213048-et-deals-lenovo-h50-50-quad-core-desktop-pc-for-650

Boro add Fulham's Amorebieta on loan

Middlesbrough sign defender Fernando Amorebieta from Championship rivals Fulham on a season-long loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34090682

Burka-wearing robbers sentenced

Two men with a fake gun who robbed a pawnbrokers in Brixton disguised in burkas are jailed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34085639#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Liverpool face Russians in Europe

Liverpool and Tottenham face trips to Russia and Azerbaijan, while Celtic face Ajax in the Europa League.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34085332

VIDEO: Historic pubs given Grade II listing

Twenty-one pubs across England built between the two world wars are being awarded Grade II listed status.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34083250#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rotherham United v Fulham

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Rotherham United and Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34024911

Grade inflation? Consumer Reports rates Tesla Model S 103 (on a scale of 100)

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Spinal Tap's stereo went to 11. So why can't Consumer Reports have a car that goes to 103, not just 100?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/213066-grade-inflation-consumer-reports-rates-tesla-model-s-103-on-a-scale-of-100

Colchester sign Harriott on loan

League One side Colchester United sign Charlton Athletic winger Callum Harriott on loan until January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34086951

Brentford v Reading

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Brentford and Reading.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34024906

Players 'took advantage' of QPR

Manager Chris Ramsey claims players have taken advantage of QPR, but the "big-spending days" are behind them.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34083217

Chelsea v Crystal Palace

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Chelsea and Crystal Palace.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025310

Trial date set for preacher Choudary

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary is set to stand trial in January for allegedly encouraging support for the so-called Islamic State group.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34086181#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Liverpool v West Ham United

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Liverpool and West Ham United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025305

Arsenal and City make quarter-finals

Arsenal Ladies and Manchester City Women reach the quarter finals of the Continental Cup with one group-stage match to spare.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34086790

'Send firefighters' to heart attacks

London's firefighters should be able to respond to medical emergencies, according to the deputy chairman of the London Assembly.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34085009#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Millwall v Chesterfield

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Millwall and Chesterfield.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34024955

Leyton Orient v Bristol Rovers

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Leyton Orient and Bristol Rovers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025062

Accrington Stanley v Northampton Town

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Accrington Stanley and Northampton Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025066

Barnet v Cambridge United

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Barnet and Cambridge United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025072

AFC Wimbledon v Exeter City

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between AFC Wimbledon and Exeter City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025060

Dagenham & Redbridge v Stevenage

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Dagenham & Redbridge and Stevenage.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025186

Bromley v Dover Athletic

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Bromley and Dover Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025404

Tottenham Hotspur v Everton

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025306

Newcastle United v Arsenal

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Newcastle United and Arsenal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34025312

Inmarsat set for key rocket launch

Britain's biggest satellite operator, Inmarsat, awaits the launch of the spacecraft that will complete its new £1bn global telecommunications network.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34075611#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Murder inquiry after stab man dies

A murder inquiry begins in Basildon after man who was seriously injured in a stabbing dies from his injuries.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-34083124#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Property sales drop 15% as market cools

The number of homes being sold in England and Wales has fallen significantly, according to figures from the Land Registry.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34085149#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blanchett to receive BFI Fellowship

Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett is to receive the BFI Fellowship for her contribution to film.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34076911#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Difficulties of getting fit if you're disabled

It can be difficult to find a suitable fitness regime when you're disabled, writes Kate Ansell.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-34071751#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arsenal face Bayern in group stage

Arsenal are drawn against Bayern Munich as English clubs find out who they will face in the Champions League group stage.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34077460

Roy hundred sets up Surrey victory

Surrey's Jason Roy hits a century to set up a 17-run win over Kent in a rain-affected One-Day Cup quarter-final match.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/34044840

'Berahino pursuit like a love affair'

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino likens his club's pursuit of West Brom striker Saido Berahino to being frustrated in love.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34081581

GB handball set for London return

The British men's handball team are set to compete at the London Copper Box for the first time since the 2012 Olympics.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/handball/34074600

Primary pupils' results edge upwards

Official figures show Kensington and Chelsea was the strongest performing area for primary schools in England.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-34074235#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are these England's most beautiful pubs?

The latest pubs across England to be granted listed status include the Royal Oak on Columbia Road in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34072662#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thursday, 27 August 2015

VIDEO: Cadet 'may have survived with help'

The parents of a teenage RAF air cadet who died on a military base during a camping trip have said he could have survived if help had come sooner.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34077026#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Corbynmania' and the mayoral race

Will London's Labour mayoral contest be affected?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34071711#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Defiant Google blasts EU antitrust charges, vows to fight

European Union building
Google has filed its response to the EU's antitrust allegations and categorically denies all misbehavior.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/213054-defiant-google-blasts-eu-antitrust-charges-vows-to-fight

VIDEO: Unseen images of Kray twins on show

Previously unseen photographs of the notorious Kray twins go on display ahead of a film about their lives hitting cinema screens.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34077027#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New analysis shows over 99 percent of the women on Ashley Madison were fake

Ashley1
New analysis confirms that the overwhelming majority of Ashley Madison users -- as in, over 99.9% of them -- were men.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/213019-new-analysis-shows-over-99-percent-of-the-women-on-ashley-madison-were-fake

ET deals roundup: Save on laptop bags, HDTVs, and more

Computer Bag
If you're looking for a laptop bag, check out this sweet deal on numerous Swiss Gear models. The commerce team especially recommends the $69.99 Synergy model. Not only is it currently cheaper here than it is on Amazon, but the $25 gift card makes this too good to pass by.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/213018-et-deals-roundup-save-on-laptop-bags-hdtvs-and-more

What are the physical, chemical, and physiological limits of alien life?

Alien life
Astrobiologist Dirk Schulze-Makuch just published an intriguing new paper where he explores the possibilities and limits of alien life forms. In particular, he considers two potential new genera evolving within two unique planetary niches: a Mars-style planet hosting creatures that subsist using a hydrogen peroxide-based solvent, and a Titan-type planetary body where liquid hydrocarbons would be the solvent.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/212938-what-are-the-physical-chemical-and-physiological-limits-of-alien-life

Missing prisoner hands himself in

A convicted robber hands himself back in to a south London prison after staff released him in error.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34077022#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sandro warned about QPR return

Sandro will not go straight back into the QPR first team after resolving his visa issues, says manager Chris Ramsey.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34077686

Head leaves 'investigation' academy

The executive head teacher of a south London academy that is being investigated by the Charity Commission is to retire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-34073569#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stephen Hawking may have finally solved the black hole ‘information’ problem

ESO dusty black hole
Stephen Hawking thinks he's solved the mystery of what happens to information inside a black hole.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/212968-stephen-hawking-may-have-finally-solved-the-black-hole-information-problem

Three-year-old shot with air rifle

A three-year-old girl is shot in the stomach with an air rifle while playing in a west London park with her family.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34078539#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Air shows go on after Shoreham crash

Various shows are due to take place over the weekend as a photographer from London is named as one of the victims.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-34070498#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Annual animal weigh-in at London Zoo

Annual animal weigh-in at London Zoo

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/34077354#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Charlton coach ponders Pennant deal

Charlton head coach Guy Luzon is considering offering a deal to former Liverpool and Stoke winger Jermaine Pennant.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34074135

Windows 10 booms as PC sales collapse

Sales-Feature
PC sales have cratered in recent months, even as Windows 10 advances. Research firms are no longer predicting recovery at any point for the consumer market.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212958-windows-10-booms-as-pc-sales-collapse

Plane stowaways 'travelled together'

A stowaway who clung to a plane before falling to his death was travelling with another man who was found alive in the plane's undercarriage, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34073063#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

AMD unveils Radeon R9 Nano: HBM and Fury X in a 6-inch GPU

R9-Nano1
AMD has announced its Radeon Nano today -- a chip with all the firepower of Fury, at a reduced clock and drastically reduced TDP.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/212973-amd-announces-new-radeon-r9-nano-hbm-and-fury-x-in-a-six-inch-gpu

Burgess earns World Cup call-up

Eight Saracens players and four from Harlequins are named in England's 31-man squad for the World Cup, which starts next month.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/34076619

Lee Rigby internet troll spared jail

An internet troll who claimed the murder of Lee Rigby was a conspiracy designed to provoke anti-Islamic feelings is spared jail.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-34075075#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Asher-Smith eases into 200m final

Briton Dina Asher-Smith books her place in Friday's final of the 200m with a stunning performance in her semi-final.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/34073929

Liverpool & Notts make cup quarters

Liverpool Ladies and Notts County Ladies are the first teams through to the quarter-finals of the Continental Cup.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34074678

Jewellery heist accused four in court

Four people appear in court accused of a number of charges in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery raid.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34073428#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Carroll close to Hammers return

West Ham striker Andy Carroll could return against Newcastle next month after recommencing first-team training.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34074118

All-night Tube will be delayed

The launch date for the London Underground Night Tube service will be delayed until later in the autumn.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34070904#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spurs in Korea striker Son talks

Spurs are in talks to sign £22m-rated Bayer Leverkusen striker Son Heung-min and consider ending Saido Berahino interest.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34069477

Video technology coming - Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes video technology will be used in competitive matches to assist the offside rule.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34071065

Ex-skipper Nolan leaves West Ham

Former skipper Kevin Nolan leaves West Ham United by mutual consent after four years at the Premier League club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34071865

Cycle superhighway: The future?

The east-west cycle superhighway on Embankment is taking shape

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34071761#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Invasive bug 'could spread in UK'

An invasive caterpillar that feeds on hedges is starting to spread from its established base in London across the UK.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34054321#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

City's 'north-south transport divide'

A free transport scheme causes a north-south divide in London and needs to be updated, a politician says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34064699#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Police seeking to 'turn' ex-jihadis

Convicted terrorists are being recruited by the Metropolitan Police as part of efforts to stop more people being lured to join the conflict in Syria.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34065170#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blood test 'detects cancer relapse'

Searching blood for fragments of cancer can find tumours that have come back months before symptoms appear, a study shows.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34017909#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The era of 'ladies only' train compartments

The era of 'ladies only' train compartments

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34061094#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How USB charging works, or how to avoid blowing up your smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S6 Charging
If you take a smartphone which came with a 900mA wall charger, and plug it into a 2,100mA iPad charger, will it explode?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/115251-how-usb-charging-works-or-how-to-avoid-blowing-up-your-smartphone

New GTA V mod boosts PC version’s graphics detail, crushes console versions

GTA-Feature
A new GTA V mod improves the game's already solid graphics, extending the PC's leadership role in the title.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/212937-new-gta-v-mod-boosts-pc-versions-graphics-detail-crushes-console-versions

Man charged with murdering father

A man is charged with murdering his father and trying to kill two children in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34064843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

One month after launch, Windows 10 passes the 75 million install mark

Windows 10 1080p
Microsoft is crowing over Windows 10 adoption numbers, and for good reason. The operating system's meteoric rise to power is unheard of compared with earlier Windows adoption rates.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212928-one-month-after-launch-windows-10-passes-the-75-million-install-mark

Final Pratchett book set for release

The Shepherd's Crown, the final novel by author Sir Terry Pratchett, is about to hit book shops, almost six months after his death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34067207#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Laser detects brain tumour during surgery

Surgeons in London use lasers to diagnose abnormal tissue during an operation to remove a brain tumour.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34041863#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arsenal Ladies quartet get new deals

Arsenal Ladies quartet Alex Scott, Casey Stoney, Emma Byrne and Emma Mitchell all sign new contracts with the club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34068590

Disagreement over Bitcoin’s future threatens to fork the currency

bitcoin
Will Bitcoin's growing pains splinter the currency? Rival groups are battling over how to scale Bitcoin for the future.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212919-disagreement-over-bitcoins-future-threatens-to-fork-the-currency

Dawn spacecraft sends sharpest images of Ceres yet

NASA Dawn Ceres
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has been sending back images of the dwarf planet Ceres for several months now, but the latest are the clearest ones to date.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/212909-dawn-spacecraft-sends-sharpest-images-of-ceres-yet

ET deals: Dell Precision M4800 quad-core 15.6-inch workstation laptop for $1399

Dell Precision M4800
Workstation PCs are traditionally thought of as giant hulking towers that make the lights dim a little bit when you turn them on. Thankfully, our technology has advanced to the point that even laptops are capable of doing some serious heavy lifting. Even better, the prices have dropped considerably in recent years. In fact, Dell is currently offering up the powerful quad-core Precision M4800 workstation laptop at a massive 37% discount when you use today's coupon code.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/212882-et-deals-dell-precision-m4800-quad-core-15-6-inch-workstation-laptop

Forest to refuse Hammers Antonio bid

Nottingham Forest are set to turn down a bid from West Ham for Michail Antonio, BBC East Midlands Today reports.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34066785

Chelsea move 'won't faze' Stones

Everton defender John Stones "won't be fazed" by moving to Chelsea if he goes, says his former youth-team coach.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34064639

Microsoft Cortana for Android (beta): Ready to take on Google Now?

cortana_android_featured
Since most of the Google Now team has apparently left Google in frustration -- if recent reports are to be believed -- is it time for Cortana to shine on Android?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/212890-microsoft-cortana-for-android-beta-ready-to-take-on-google-now

Taiwanese court rules former TSMC employee shared stolen secrets with Samsung

TSMC HQ
The Taiwan Supreme Court has ruled against a former TSMC employee who took a job with Samsung. Liang Mong-song is barred from working for the Korean company for the rest of the year.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/212898-taiwanese-court-rules-former-tsmc-employee-shared-stolen-secrets-with-samsung

First Great Western strike to go ahead

A strike by workers at First Great Western is set to go ahead this weekend after the latest talks aimed at finding an agreement failed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34063596#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Crossrail rock buried in salt mine

Tonnes of rock samples taken from Crossrail sites are buried in salt mines in Cheshire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34064394#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Boy accused of unborn baby death

A teenager is charged over an attack on a pregnant woman in south London after which she lost her baby.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34060063#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cumberbatch 'magnificent' as Hamlet

Benedict Cumberbatch received an enthusiastic reception from a celebrity-packed audience on the official opening night of Hamlet in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-33973058#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Council petitions against HS2 plan

Slough council is opposing government plans to build a depot for Heathrow Express trains in Langley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-34061069#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Farah into 5,000m final after scare

Britain's Mo Farah is almost pushed over on the final bend of his 5,000m heat but qualifies for the World Championships final.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/34059583

Why do public clocks like Big Ben's run slow?

Why did Big Ben's timing go off?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34048852#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Corbyn would consider women's carriages

Labour leadership contender and Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn says he would consider women-only rail carriages to help solve a rise in assaults on public transport.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-34059249#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Cyclist push' man speaks to police

A man hands himself into police after a helmet camera video showing a female cyclist being pushed into the road was released.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34056844#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Steam competitor GOG Galaxy to allow game rollbacks, patch uninstalls

Galaxy
Steam may be the 800 lb gorilla in PC digital distribution, but that doesn't mean no one else is innovating. GOG Galaxy will now give gamers the option to uninstall patches if they break content or harm the game.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/212877-steam-competitor-gog-galaxy-to-allow-game-rollbacks-patch-uninstalls

Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta pulls off 60fps on the PS4 — almost

Call of Duty
It's no secret that the PS4 and Xbox One haven't seen very many solid 60fps releases. Has Treyarch been able to achieve a solid 60fps for Black Ops III? For the most part, the answer is yes.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/212853-call-of-duty-black-ops-iii-beta-pulls-off-60fps-on-the-ps4-almost

Intel’s new 5×5: Tiny form factor, socketed CPU

Intel 5x5. Photo by Matthew Murray
Intel's new 5x5 system wants to shrink the mini-ITX form factor, but supports up to 65W CPUs. It's not soldered this time around -- CPUs are socketed, and can be replaced.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212859-intels-new-5x5-tiny-form-factor-socketed-cpu

VIDEO: What was wrong with Big Ben's bongs?

Parliament's clock maker explains the reasons why Big Ben could have been ringing at the wrong time over the past fortnight.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34058152#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kids Company warned of closure ‘riots’

A set of claims made by Kids Company to civil servants about the impact of the charity's closure have been described as "absurd" and "hysterical", BBC Newsnight learns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34043725#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Windows 10: The biggest problems, gripes, and missing features so far

Windows 10 Desktop
Windows 10 is a much-improved Windows 8, but Microsoft still has a lot of work to do.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/191935-windows-10-the-biggest-problems-gripes-and-missing-features-so-far

Ramsey calls for video technology

Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey wants football to follow rugby and introduce video technology after his goal was ruled offside.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34050874

Second Spurs Berahino bid rejected

West Brom reject a second transfer bid from Tottenham for England Under-21 striker Saido Berahino.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34044707

Defender Partridge departs Dagenham

Defender Matt Partridge leaves Dagenham & Redbridge by mutual consent just two months after signing a new one-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34052176

Putting the stylus in the Galaxy Note 5 backwards breaks the phone

Note5
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has come in for some pretty positive reviews, but it turns out it also has a serious flaw.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/212842-putting-the-stylus-in-the-galaxy-note-5-backwards-breaks-the-phone

How to encrypt and password-protect ZIP files the right way

ET deals: Save 15% on laptops, desktops, and more at ArrowDirect.com

Arrow Direct Sponsored
Like it or not, back-to-school season has arrived. Whether you're headed off to school or simply looking for a good deal, you'll definitely want to check out the massive sale happening over at ArrowDirect.com. The discounts on electronics are already steep, and using today's coupon code will save you even more.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/212810-et-deals-laptops-desktops-and-more-at-arrowdirect-com

Is it safe to use the Ghostery privacy extension?

Ghostery Header
Recently, I’ve heard some concern from ExtremeTech readers about the Ghostery privacy extension -- specifically regarding the Ghostrank data collection. To help clear things up, I contacted Ghostery directly.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/212476-is-it-safe-to-use-the-ghostery-privacy-extension

'Kill threat' West Ham striker bailed

West Ham footballer Diafra Sakho is arrested and bailed on suspicion of making threats to kill and witness intimidation, the BBC understands.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34053496#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Shame' over riot-themed incense

An incense product inspired by the London riots is criticised as being in poor taste by Battersea residents and their MP.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34050201#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Qualcomm’s new Hexagon 680 DSP: Fast, efficient, shipping with Snapdragon 820

World Qualcomm
Qualcomm announced its new Hexagon 680 DSP today, with much improved compute capability, a new low power island, and heterogeneous computing support.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/212817-qualcomms-new-hexagon-680-dsp-fast-efficient-shipping-with-snapdragon-820

Cyclist 'push attack' video released

Helmet camera footage showing a cyclist being pushed into the path of traffic after she asked a man not to cross the road in front of her is released.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34051926#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Cyclist push caught on helmet cam

Footage showing a man chasing and pushing a female cyclist into traffic following a dispute in east London, has been released.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34051062#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Luton net 'seven figures' for Gray

Luton Town will receive at least £1.1m in sell-on fees after Andre Gray's £9m move to Burnley from Brentford.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34052964

Big Ben's bongs ringing at wrong time

The bongs of Big Ben have been ringing early for the past fortnight, parliament's clocksmiths admit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34051053#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Holocaust hero honoured on stamps

A British man who saved hundreds of children from the Holocaust is to be honoured on Royal Mail stamps.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-34040667#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can authentic politicians deliver?

Can authentic politicians deliver?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-34040680#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chelsea have title 'in their hands'

Chelsea have the Women's Super League One title in title "in their hands", says Manchester City captain Steph Houghton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34051505

VIDEO: Taste the art at Tate Sensorium

A new exhibition at Tate Britain in London aims to give the public a new way to feel art through their senses.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34049150#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Corbyn rejects Tory infiltrator claims

Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn dismisses claims of Tory infiltration as the four hopefuls meet Harriet Harman to discuss the integrity of the ballot.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-34047788#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cuadrado close to joining Juventus

Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado looks set to sign for Italian champions Juventus after being welcomed at Turin airport.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34047737

Hard work under-appreciated - Farah

Britain's world 10,000m champion Mo Farah says he is unsure whether fans appreciate how hard he works.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/34046765

Arsenal very average so far - Wenger

Manager Arsene Wenger says Arsenal have been "very average" this season after collecting four points from three games.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34047747

Monday, 24 August 2015

London congestion 'worst in Europe'

London is the most congested city in Europe, according to research by the transport information company Inrix.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34044423#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

This hydrogen fuel cell-powered iPhone 6 delivers an entire week of battery life

iFixit
A British fuel cell company may have developed a new fuel cell that could run your next iPhone for up to a week without taking up additional space or requiring you to carry a second power pack. Could fuel cells finally lick smartphone battery problems?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/212795-this-hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered-iphone-6-delivers-an-entire-week-of-battery-life

Elite torrent trackers are reportedly banning the use of Windows 10

Windows-10
Is Microsoft becoming the copyright police with Windows 10? Some hardcore piracy communities think so.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/212780-elite-torrent-trackers-are-reportedly-banning-the-use-of-windows-10

Enfield death fall woman named

A woman who died after falling from a block of flats in Enfield is named as 22-year-old Jourdain John-Baptiste.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34046619#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Start it up: Windows 95 turns 20 today

Windows 95's launch party
Windows 95 launched twenty years ago today -- we take a walk down memory lane and hop online, courtesy of IE 4.0.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212781-start-it-up-windows-95-turns-20-today

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Barnet

Listen to updates on BBC Radio 5 live and follow live text commentary as Wolves play Barnet in the League Cup.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33969991

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code — and life on earth may never be the same

synthetic biology
It took evolution a billion years to devise the four-letter chemical code of DNA. Now for the first time in recorded history, organisms with a new, expanded, genetic code are taking shape in the laboratory.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/212755-startup-in-biotech-adds-two-base-pairs-to-genetic-code-and-life-on-earth-may-never-be-the-same

What is dark energy?

dark energy head
Dark energy may be the most mysterious substance ever proposed, but many scientists are certain it exists. Why?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/212679-what-is-dark-energy

Tube strike suspended by unions

Two 24-hour Tube strikes planned for this week are called off after talks between unions and London Underground managers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34045753#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Brothers complete 90-mile river swim

Three brothers completed a 90-mile (145km), nine-day swimming challenge along Cumbria's River Eden.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-34034284#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Peterborough United v Charlton Athletic

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League Cup game between Peterborough United and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33969966

Queens Park Rangers v Carlisle United

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League Cup game between QPR and Carlisle United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33969907

Crystal Palace v Shrewsbury Town

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League Cup second round tie between Crystal Palace and Shrewsbury Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33969809

Fulham v Sheffield United

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League Cup second round tie between Fulham and Sheffield United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33970046

ET deals: Dell Precision Tower 5810 quad-core workstation for $1099

Dell Tower
If you're in a field that requires powerful workstations, just looking at the price tags can be a bit harrowing sometimes. Thankfully, Dell is currently offering up the Precision Tower 5810 quad-core workstation at a massive 31% discount when you use today's coupon code.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/212760-et-deals-dell-precision-tower-5810-quad-core-workstation

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs. Galaxy S6: More similar than ever

GS6 Note
The Galaxy Note 5 is more like the Galaxy S series than ever before, and that might be a problem.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/212693-samsung-galaxy-note-5-vs-galaxy-s6-more-similar-than-ever

Sangakkara offered top envoy post

Sri Lanka's president offers Kumar Sangakkara a job in politics following his retirement from international cricket.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/34042413

Surrey & Glos abandoned as draw

Surrey and Gloucestershire have to settle for a draw after rain washes out the final day at Bristol.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/34034695

Middlesex seal vital win over Durham

James Harris takes 5-71 as Middlesex beat Durham by 71 runs to stay in the title picture behind leaders Yorkshire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/34035866

Nvidia launches GTX 950, boosts game performance at the $159 price point

GTX950
Nvidia launched its new GTX 950 this week and it's an attractive value proposition at the $159 price point.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/212734-nvidia-launches-gtx-950-boosts-game-performance-at-the-159-price-point

Defender Edwards rejoins Millwall

Carlos Edwards rejoins Millwall on a short-term deal until January after recovering from a serious knee injury.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34041209

Bronco's Mathers given six-month ban

London Broncos full-back Richie Mathers is banned from all rugby league activity for six months for breaching betting rules.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-league/34038683

Talks resume ahead of rail strike

Talks between First Great Western (FGW) and trade unions are resuming in a bid to avert further strikes in a dispute over the introduction of new trains connecting London Paddington, south Wales, the Cotswolds, the Thames Valley region and the West of England.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34038043#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sunday, 23 August 2015

Over-65s drink 'unsafe' alcohol levels

One in five people aged over 65 who drink is consuming an "unsafe" level of alcohol, analysis of London health records find.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34017910#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The school places police

The investigators who go out to catch parents trying to get round schools admissions rules.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34014556#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Middlesex on course to beat Durham

Neil Dexter hits 112 as Middlesex set Durham a target of 308, then reduce them to 134-5 at stumps at Chester-le-Street.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/34033220

Arsenal v Liverpool

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Premier League game between Arsenal and Liverpool.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33955692

People love Chelsea losing - Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says a first Premier League win of the season would disappoint those who "love" to see his team lose.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34035230

Arsenal's Zelalem joins Gers on loan

Arsenal midfielder Gedion Zelalem completes a loan move to Rangers until January at least.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33981028

Belles put five past Millwall in WSL

Doncaster return to the top of WSL 2 with a 5-0 win over Millwall, a day after Reading put eight past London Bees.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34034248

Surrey frustrated by Bristol rain

No play is possible on day three of Gloucestershire's Championship game against Surrey because of rain in Bristol.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/34033356