Monday, 30 November 2015

Heathrow conditions 'must be met'

The government should not support building a third runway at Heathrow until certain environmental conditions can be met, MPs say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34971277#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Russian TV rewrites history in Litvinenko drama

The scene is an office in London. A man is given a poisoned glass of wine by an exiled Russian oligarch. When he gets out into the street, he quickly becomes unwell and vomits in the gutter.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-34968066#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

HS2 Crewe link: 'Sad day' for Stoke

News the HS2 link from Birmingham to Crewe is being brought forward by six years is both criticised and welcomed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34965051#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How does your brain cope with Tinder?

How does your brain cope with Tinder?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34962498#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man arrested over teen stabbing murder

A man is arrested on suspicion of the murder of 17-year-old Vasilaki Kakko who was stabbed to death in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34968370#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VTech hack exposes personal information of 5 million adults and children

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Another data breach? Won't someone please think of the children?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/218721-vtech-hack-exposes-personal-information-of-5-million-adults-and-children

New Chipworks data sheds light on Apple’s iPad Pro processor design

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A new analysis of Apple's A9X SoC has a few surprises -- and some major configuration changes compared to the A9 inside the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/218706-new-chipworks-data-sheds-light-on-apples-ipad-pro-processor-design

Human rights claim over custody death

The family of a man who died in custody after stealing a gingerbread man from a looted bakrery during the London riots launch a liable claim over his death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34964968#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Fat shaming' cards handed out on Tube

Commuters on the Tube in London are being handed cards telling them they are a "fat, ugly human" by a group that claims to hate fat people.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34969424#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

AMD preps hotfix for Radeon Crimson video card fan woes

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AMD's new Radeon Crimson driver has a fan setting issue that could damage video cards -- the company has pledged to release a hotfix today to address the problem.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218698-amd-preps-hotfix-for-radeon-crimson-video-card-fan-woes

ET deals: Cyber Monday deals are now live

ET Deals Cyber Monday
Today is Cyber Monday, so loads of online retailers are still selling their goods at a massive discount. In fact, Amazon is launching new deals every five minutes, and Prime members get 30 minutes of early access to the lightning deals. Even if you sign-up now for a free 30-day trial of Prime, you'll get all of those benefits for this year's shopping season.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/218670-et-deals-cyber-monday-sale

Quasars are disappearing and astronomers aren’t sure why

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Quasars are one of astronomy's most important tools -- so why do so many of them seem to be winking out of the sky?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218636-quasars-are-disappearing-and-astronomers-arent-sure-why

How Fallout 4’s silly robotic butler drives home the horror of nuclear war

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Bethesda's Fallout 4 is an all-around great game -- but there's one scene in particular that drives home the reality of surviving in a post-atomic apocalypse. It's played for laughs, but it also resolves some long-standing questions about robots and AI in the Fallout universe.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218663-how-fallout-4s-silly-robotic-butler-drives-home-the-horror-of-nuclear-war

Churchill desk clock sold to collector

A clock used by Winston Churchill during World War Two is bought by a collector after failing to sell at auction.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34966341#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tables should be burned - Hawkins

Barry Hawkins joins the growing list of players to criticise the conditions at the UK Championship.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/snooker/34968188

Cult leader 'kept death from family'

A cult leader misled the family of one of his followers who died and allowed the courts to believe she died childless, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34964734#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to use Microsoft Word's Styles to automate formatting of large blocks of text

China and the US have a hotline to avoid military conflicts in space

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The US and China can now call each other directly to avoid emergencies in space -- and that's a very good thing for the world.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218641-china-and-the-us-have-a-hotline-to-avoid-military-conflicts-in-space

Nexus 6P vs. Moto X Pure Edition: Premium design at reasonable prices

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How do you choose between two great pure Android phablets? It's not going to be easy. Let us help out with that.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/218606-nexus-6p-vs-moto-x-pure-edition-premium-design-at-reasonable-prices

Walsall's Smith to be new Bees boss

Dean Smith is leaving League One club Walsall to take over as Brentford head coach, the BBC understands.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34963726

Crane crash pilot in restricted area

A helicopter pilot who died when he hit a crane in central London was responsible for avoiding obstacles but was in a restricted area, an inquest hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34964962#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Radicalisation risk' pupils named

The names of seven primary school pupils feared to be at risk of radicalisation have been released, the BBC has learned.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34942431#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sony unlocks the PS4’s seventh CPU core, but will games benefit?

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Sony quietly unlocked the PS4's formerly reserved seventh core for game developers recently -- but whether or not that will lead directly to higher performance is a very open question.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218659-sony-unlocks-the-ps4s-seventh-cpu-core-but-will-games-benefit

Hatton raider 'used over-60s bus pass'

One of the Hatton Garden raiders used someone else's over-60s travel pass as he travelled to carry out the burglary, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34964728#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bolton Wanderers v Brentford

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Championship game between Bolton Wanderers and Brentford.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34897182

Sunday, 29 November 2015

VIDEO: Man wanted over mosque arson attempt

Police are searching for a man in a baseball cap and jeans who was filmed trying to set fire to Finsbury Park Mosque.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34959545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Muslim woman 'judged by airport staff'

An American Muslim was detained for 13 hours at Heathrow Airport before being allowed to enter the UK because she wears a headscarf, she says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-34953996#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Murder arrest after body washes up

A man is arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body washed up on a river shore in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34957355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Costa can still react positively'

Jose Mourinho's treatment of Diego Costa and Eden Hazard shows how desperate he is to get them back to their best form, says ex-Chelsea boss Ruud Gullit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34959822

BBC Sound Of 2016 longlist revealed

BBC Sound Of 2016 longlist revealed

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34636509#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Thousands at London climate protest

Thousands of campaigners join a day of global marches to demand that world leaders tackle climate change.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34958701#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cost of 'paupers' funerals' rising

The cost to local councils of so-called "paupers' funerals" has risen by almost 30% - with London the second most expensive area in the country.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34943805#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fathers' rights pair on palace roof

Two men have climbed on to a roof of a building at Buckingham Palace to protest over fathers' rights.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34959459#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mourinho plays down Costa bib throw

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says there is "no issue" with Diego Costa after the striker was left on the bench at Tottenham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34958635

Rain 'saved' mosque from arson attack

A mosque that was targeted in a failed arson attempt was saved only because it was raining, its chairman believes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34957358#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

I'm not going anywhere, Corbyn says

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he is "not going anywhere", despite reports of potential coup plots against the Islington North MP by fellow Labour MPs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34957153#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Don't write off Robshaw - Quins boss

England coach Eddie Jones must think carefully before "writing off" Chris Robshaw, says Harlequins boss Conor O'Shea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/34955274

Man charged over street-brawl murder

A man is charged with murder following a fatal street brawl in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34957354#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

DeGale beats Bute to retain title

British boxer James DeGale outpoints former champion Lucian Bute to retain his IBF super-middleweight title.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/boxing/34955965

Team Wiggins dominate in Glasgow

British duo Owain Doull and Jon Dibben excell as Team Wiggins dominate the Revolution Series event in Glasgow.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cycling/34957007

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Seventh man held after fatal brawl

A seventh man is arrested as part of a murder investigation following a fatal street brawl in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34954789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mosque arson attempt 'a hate crime'

A man is hunted by police after he was spotted trying to set fire to Finsbury Park Mosque in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34953096#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saracens v Worcester (Sat)

Team news as Saracens host Worcester in Saturday's Premiership match at Twickenham (15:15 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/34912032

'Dangerous' absconding patient found

A "dangerous" mental health patient who absconded from a north London clinic is found in Essex following a manhunt.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34953089#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Friday, 27 November 2015

'Coffin' protest over cyclists' safety

Coffins are placed outside Transport for London office in a protest by cycling campaigners calling for more investment on cycling infrastructure.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34945521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cult leader did not allow daughter out

A communist cult leader accused of imprisoning his daughter for 30 years has admitted she was never allowed out alone from the south London commune.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34950107#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Met Police warn of online dating scams

The Metropolitan Police warns about internet dating scams, saying it has investigated the loss of £4m through the fraud in the past year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34943357#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hatton Garden accused 'was buying fish'

The alleged getaway driver in the Hatton Garden raid pulled out of the heist after failing to complete the task in one night, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34948866#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Carsley remains Brentford head coach

Lee Carsley will be in charge of Brentford for Monday's trip to Bolton as the Bees are yet to appoint a new head coach.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34949342

Jackson extends Charlton contract

Charlton Athletic captain Johnnie Jackson signs a one-year contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2017.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34945398

Crystal Palace v Newcastle United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34887485

Queens Park Rangers v Leeds United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34887085

Charlton Athletic v Ipswich Town

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34886981

Fulham v Preston North End

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Fulham and Preston North End.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34886977

Millwall v Bury

Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Millwall and Bury.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34887136

Leyton Orient v AFC Wimbledon

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Leyton Orient and AFC Wimbledon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34887268

Dagenham & Redbridge v Plymouth Argyle

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Dagenham & Redbridge and Plymouth Argyle.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34887264

Barnet v Mansfield Town

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Barnet and Mansfield Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34887357

Lincoln City v Welling United

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Lincoln City and Welling United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34887913

Guiseley v Bromley

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Guiseley and Bromley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34887754

Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34893402

West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34893456

Norwich City v Arsenal

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Norwich City and Arsenal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34893429

Woman charged with 10-month-old's death

A woman is charged with manslaughter after a 10-month-old boy died at a London hospital last year, the Metropolitan Police says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34945517#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Medics deny Ireland abortion death

A doctor and two nurses plead not guilty to causing the death of a woman who travelled from Ireland for an abortion at a west London clinic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34945514#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chelsea hopeful on Terry fitness

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is hopeful John Terry will be fit to face Tottenham on Sunday despite a recent ankle injury.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34943664

Body-in-suitcase killer jailed for life

A man who put the body of his girlfriend in a suitcase and then dumped it in the Grand Union Canal is sentenced to life imprisonment for her murder.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34944837#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dragons' Den star denies sex offences

A former panellist on Dragons' Den denies paying a 13-year-old girl for sex after meeting her online.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34941782#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Terror charges after Hungary deportation

Two Islamists are charged with breaching the terror act after they are detained on a Hungarian train and deported.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34942432#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Livingstone: Blair to blame for 7/7

Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is criticised for suggesting Tony Blair was to blame for the deaths of 52 people in the 7/7 London bombings in 2005.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-34941658#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Religious education 'needs overhaul'

Religious education in England's schools needs a total overhaul to bring the subject into the 21st Century, argues a report.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-34934693#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Talking therapy 'eases dental phobia'

People with a dental phobia are more likely to undergo treatment without sedation if they have had Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), research suggests.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34933598#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Black Friday Blues and Benefits

How a London bookshop is tackling the day

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34933486#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Dog walker witnesses house collapse

A dog walker in south-west London describes his amazement at seeing a house once owned by Duffy collapsing before his eyes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34938232#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thursday, 26 November 2015

London Ambulance Service 'inadequate'

London's ambulance service is rated as inadequate and should be placed in special measures, England's chief inspector of hospitals says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34935819#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man arrested over war graves vandalism

A 29-year-old man is arrested in connection with the vandalism of Australian war graves at a cemetery in west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34940480#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Plan to axe 13 London fire engines

The London Fire Commissioner recommends taking 13 fire engines permanently out of service in order to save £8.1m from the 2016/17 budget.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34933847#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top restaurant was 'infested with mice'

A Michelin-starred London restaurant, closed due to a mouse infestation, is one of 300 London food outlets to receive a zero food hygiene rating.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34933839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Duffy's former London house collapses

A Georgian house once owned by the singer Duffy collapses into a pile of rubble in south west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34935821#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wycombe sign young Brentford duo

Wycombe Wanderers sign midfielders James Ferry and Jermaine Udumaga on loan from Brentford until 23 December.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34935499

Cashless payment in London black cabs

Card and contactless payment could become mandatory in all London black cabs from October 2016, Transport for London says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34928601#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wenger plans to spend in January

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to bolster his squad in January, as he tries to deal with a number of injury problems.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34932276

Cult leader accuses 'fascist state'

A communist accused of presiding over a cult in London tells a court his movement tried to "raise awareness" of what he called the "British fascist state".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34930772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saracens fly-half Hodgson to retire

Saracens and ex-England fly-half Charlie Hodgson will retire at the end of the season to become head of recruitment.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/34935230

Rooney & Terry on World XI shortlist

Wayne Rooney and John Terry are the only English Premier League players on the shortlist for the Fifpro World XI.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34932434

Oxford agree loan for Fulham's Evans

League Two side Oxford United agree a loan move until January for Fulham youngster Jordan Evans.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34934469

Man, 23, due in court on murder charge

A man is charged with the murder of a 35-year-old man in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34930858#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dagenham extend Dunne loan deal

League Two strugglers Dagenham & Redbridge extend the loan spell of Portsmouth midfielder James Dunne until 2 January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34931749

Paris and the police

It's not entirely surprising that days before a big statement from the Treasury, concerns about the impact of the spending squeeze are made plain.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-politics-34875653#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Activists block Heathrow tunnel

Environmental activists have blocked a traffic tunnel at Heathrow in protest at its plans for a third runway.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34930769#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man dies after mass street brawl

A man dies and two others are left injured after a mass street brawl in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34930765#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Strike action could disrupt sleepers

Possible strike action could disrupt Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Scotland over Christmas.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-34931121#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Henry Moore sculpture sells for £1.8m

Five works by British artists, including Henry Moore and LS Lowry, sell for more than £1m each at auction.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34926610#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Leaving the UK and going 'home' to Ghana

The move from London to Ghana

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-34924351#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drogba targets Chelsea manager's job

Didier Drogba says he has an agreement to return to Chelsea once he finishes playing and wants it to be as manager.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34928364

Franks set for Twickenham reunion

World Cup-winning prop Ben Franks gets set to return to the scene of New Zealand's Twickenham triumph with London Irish.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/34923330

Smith breaks GB records at Worlds

Olympic weightlifter Zoe Smith breaks two British records in the World championship final to boost her Rio 2016 prospects.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/weightlifting/34929929

Teenage stabbing victim named

A 17-year-old boy stabbed to death in north London on Monday is named as Vasilaki Kakko.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34930161#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

'Stand on left' Tube bid to cut queues

Commuters are being asked to stand rather than walk on the left side of escalators at a central London Tube station to see if it can cut queues.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34926581#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fatal crash pilot 'didn't want to fly'

A "very experienced" pilot who died when his helicopter crashed in south London was "under pressure on the day to fly", an inquest hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34923875#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cult escape 'inspired by Harry Potter'

A woman allegedly held captive for 30 years in a south London commune was inspired to escape by by the Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter books, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34923884#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mars may be slowly crushing Phobos into a planetary ring

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Mars may one-day have a planetary ring made out of the rubble of its own pulverized moon, Phobos.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218558-mars-may-be-slowly-crushing-phobos-into-a-planetary-ring

Holloway Prison closure announced

The biggest women's jail in Western Europe is set to close as part of government spending plans.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34924459#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

London Help-to-Buy: quick guide

The Chancellor has announced a London help-to-buy scheme in his Autumn Spending review. This is what we know about the scheme so far.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34922276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Drug company reneges on promise to reverse 5,400-percent price hike on Daraprim

Shkreli
Remember Turing Pharmaceuticals, the company that raised prices on its medication from $13.50 to $750, only to back down in the face of outrage? Well, they've decided not cut prices after all.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218598-drug-company-reneges-on-promise-to-reverse-5400-percent-price-hike-on-daraprim

Transport grant cuts to hit from 2018

Transport for London will have to be self-sufficient with its operating costs as day-to-day grants end from 2018.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34923879#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

RFL raises Championship salary cap

Championship sides can spend 50% of their 'relevant income' on the salary cap from the 2016 season, the RFL confirms.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-league/34925697

At up to 455 exabytes on a single gram, DNA storage could create mankind’s permanent record

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It could store exabytes of information and last millions of years -- is biology's hard drive destined to be mankind's as well?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218241-at-up-to-455-exabytes-on-a-single-gram-dna-storage-could-create-mankinds-permanent-record

Police body cameras 'cut allegations'

Most uniformed Metropolitan Police officers will be equipped with body-worn video cameras after a trial found they cut complaints, the force announces.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34911237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Eating 2.0: How the first FDA-approved, genetically modified animal will revolutionize food

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Advances in the genetic engineering of animals are paving the way for a more sustainable and ecological era of food production.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218466-eating-2-0-why-the-first-fda-approved-genetically-modified-animal-will-revolutionize-the-food-industry

VIDEO: Technology takes centre stage at Serpentine

Artist Michael Craig-Martin is showing his work as part of the Transience exhibition, while Simon Denny has produced installations, prints and graphics for his exhibition entitled Products for Organising.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34922424#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Windows 10’s broken fall update removes user-installed applications without asking first

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Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update is causing problems for at least some users, and uninstalling programs without the user's consent or evidence of a problem.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/218570-windows-10s-broken-fall-update-removes-user-installed-applications-without-asking-first

Rail electrification report due

A report into the electrification of the Great Western Railway line between London and Cardiff is due to be published.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-34918919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Part-time Night Tube solution proposed

Part-time Tube drivers and better pay are proposed by London Underground in a bid to solve the dispute that has stopped the launch of its new Night Tube.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34918849#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mourinho blames pitch for Terry injury

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says a "dangerous" pitch in Haifa is to blame as John Terry suffers an ankle injury.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34918108

Mourinho and Costa make up after row

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and Diego Costa had "a few kisses and cuddles" after a row during the win at Maccabi Tel Aviv.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34915745

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Weekend births 'pose higher death risk'

Babies born in hospitals in England at the weekends have a "significantly" greater chance of dying than those born on weekdays, researchers say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34915807#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Open University staff strike over cuts

Open University staff stage a one-day walk out as plans to close seven regional centres are agreed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34914022#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man, 18, arrested over TalkTalk hack

An 18-year-old man from Llanelli becomes the fifth person to be arrested in connection with an alleged data theft from TalkTalk last month.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34916774#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NI designer wins two fashion awards

Northern Ireland-born fashion designer Jonathan Anderson, and son of former Ireland rugby captain Willie Anderson wins double awards at the British Fashion Awards in London

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-34916700#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dell apologizes for Superfish-like scandal, offers eDellRoot removal instructions

Dell Inspiron 15 7000
Dell has already responded to its major security breach by offering manual removal instructions and a software update -- but while the company's speed is commendable, this really needs to stop happening.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/218544-dell-apologizes-for-superfish-like-scandal-offers-edellroot-removal-instructions

AMD’s new Radeon Crimson software crushes Catalyst, boosts performance

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AMD has launched a complete overhaul of its driver stack today, with new performance boosting features, per-game overclocking, shader cache support, better FreeSync implementations, and improved Linux performance.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218513-amds-new-radeon-crimson-software-crushes-catalyst-boosts-performance

Jeff Bezos-backed Blue Origin lands a reusable rocket after sending it to space

new shepard
Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket made it to the edge of space, then landed safely on the launchpad. Want to go for a ride?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218514-jeff-bezos-backed-blue-origin-lands-a-rocket-after-sending-it-to-space

Rufus departs from Charlton posts

Richard Rufus leaves his posts at Charlton Athletic after a judge found he had overseen a multi-million pound fraud.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34901624

Tardigrades, already impossible to kill, also have foreign DNA

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Tardigrades, already made of indestructible win, have shown up again in the scientific weirdness Hall of Fame this week, thanks to a new study that sequenced the first tardigrade genome and found that 17.5% of it came from other species.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218492-tardigrades-already-impossible-to-kill-also-have-foreign-dna

Hartlepool agree Gray loan extension

Hartlepool United extend midfielder Jake Gray's loan deal from Crystal Palace until 2 January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34914170

Ansari hopeful of England chance

Surrey all-rounder Zafar Ansari hopes he can gain England recognition once he recovers from a dislocated thumb.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/34910869

Girl's killers get reduced sentences

A mother and her partner, jailed for killing an eight-year-old girl, have their sentences reduced on appeal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34912821#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fleetwood Town v Millwall

Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Fleetwood Town and Millwall.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34839869

AFC Wimbledon v Dagenham & Redbridge

Live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between AFC Wimbledon and Dagenham & Redbridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34840256

Notts County v Barnet

Live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between Notts County and Barnet.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34840648

Plymouth Argyle v Leyton Orient

Live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between Plymouth Argyle and Leyton Orient.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34840471

6 perfect gifts in 2015 for science geeks

Science Gifts
The holiday shopping season has begun, and now's the time to decide exactly what kind of gifts you're going to buy for your loved ones. Smartphones and game consoles are certainly crowd pleasers, but it's worth remembering that this is a great opportunity to foster a love of science -- especially in children.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/217965-6-perfect-gifts-in-2015-for-science-geeks

First: Astronomers capture a planet in the process of forming

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Astronomers have captured the first-ever photos of a forming planet, a gas giant some 450 light-years from Earth.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218235-first-astronomers-capture-a-planet-in-the-process-of-forming

Why are cabbies getting so angry?

Why are cabbies getting so angry?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34912386#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Midwife trying to save women from FGM

Midwife trying to save women from FGM

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34809550#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£21m overhaul for east coast trains

Virgin Trains is to spend £21m refurbishing its fleet of 45 trains which run on the east coast mainline between London and Edinburgh.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34910891#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day release prisoner killed himself

A prisoner from London on day release killed himself by jumping in front of a lorry, an inquest concludes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-34909244#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man guilty of body in suitcase murder

A man who put the body of his girlfriend in a suitcase and then dumped it in the Grand Union Canal is found guilty of murder.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34909988#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hatton Garden 'mastermind got cold feet'

The mastermind behind the Hatton Garden raid pulled out of the heist after failing to complete the task in one night, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34909070#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Copter crash pilot 'worried about fog'

The pilot of a helicopter which crashed in south west London had been worried about flying the craft due to freezing fog, an inquest hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34910256#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

9 ways to keep your Windows computer safe

Haye to fight Australian De Mori

David Haye will make his return to boxing against Australian heavyweight Mark de Mori in London on 16 January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/boxing/34907828

Pochettino 'laughs' at Spurs schedule

Boss Mauricio Pochettino makes light of Tottenham's schedule before they play the first of two games in three days.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34896664

Uefa rule 'accepts doping' - Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger criticises Uefa's drug regulations, saying current rules "basically accept doping".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34907821

Champions Chelsea make £23.1m loss

Chelsea made a loss of £23.1m as they won the Premier League last season, their annual financial results reveal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34906978

Teenager found stabbed to death

A murder investigation is started after a 17-year-old boy is found stabbed to death in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34907871#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Monday, 23 November 2015

Anonymous goes to war with ISIS and shoots itself in the foot

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Anonymous members claim to have reported 20,000 ISIS Twitter accounts, except most of them probably don't have anything to do with ISIS.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/218450-anonymous-goes-to-war-with-isis-and-shoots-itself-in-the-foot

Dell laptops may have a Lenovo Superfish-size security problem

system-failure
New data suggests that Dell, like Lenovo, may have been shipping compromised systems for the past few months. Research on the size and scope of the flaws is still ongoing.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/218437-dell-laptops-may-have-a-lenovo-superfish-size-security-problem

ET deals: Today’s best Black Friday deals

ET Black Friday
This Black Friday is bound to be a barn burner, but you needn't wait until the end of the week to get in on some excellent deals. Numerous stores are offering up massive discounts all week long, and that goes double for Amazon.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/218433-et-deals-black-friday-sales

'Major' ivory haul seized at Heathrow

Elephant tusks and carved ivory weighing 110kg are found in abandoned baggage at Heathrow Airport.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34905000#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

London ethnically diverse from start

A DNA study confirms London was an ethnically diverse city from its very beginnings, BBC News has learned.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34809804#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Maccabi Tel Aviv v Chelsea

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Chelsea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34896622

VIDEO: London 'diverse' 2,000 years ago

Dr Rebecca Redfern of the Museum of London explains what the bones of a 14-year-old girl tells us about London 2,000 years ago.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34878400#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Google can unlock 74% of Android devices without user permission, but would it do so?

EncryptedAndroid
Google, unlike Apple, has the ability to unlock up to 74% of the Android devices on the market if ordered to do so -- but will the company comply with such requests?

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/218425-google-can-unlock-74-of-android-devices-without-user-permission-but-would-it-do-so

Knife 'was at bomb plot accused's home'

A "Jihadi John-style" hunting knife and chemicals allegedly seized at the Reading home of Mohammed Rehman are shown to jurors.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34902759#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Middlesex duo extend contracts

Middlesex seam bowlers Harry Podmore and Tom Helm extend their contracts at Lord's.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/34904254

VIDEO: Ward eyes end of GB's 'long road'

James Ward tells BBC London this weekend's Davis Cup final against Belgium is the end of "a long road" for Great Britain.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/34904251

Wife jailed for anti-freeze murder bid

A woman is jailed for trying to murder her husband by poisoning him with anti-freeze concealed in a Christmas Day drink of cherry Lambrini.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34903517#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Former world champion Haye to return

David Haye indicates he wants to regain his world heavyweight crown as he prepares to announce his return on Tuesday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/boxing/34903646

Barnet sign Reading's Stacey on loan

League Two side Barnet sign Reading midfielder Jack Stacey on a short-term loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34901628

‘Critical flicker fusion’ test can measure the brain’s processing speed

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Scientists from the University of Georgia have devised an elegant method of testing the visual sampling rate of the human brain.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218403-critical-flicker-fusion-test-can-measure-the-brains-processing-speed

Windows 10: The best hidden features, tips, and tricks

Windows 10 Desktop
Now that Windows 10 is out and millions of people are already running it, let's take a look at some of the best hidden features, tips, and tricks in the operating system.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/191541-windows-10-the-best-hidden-features-tips-and-tricks

War grave vandalism 'deplorable'

The vandalism of Australian war graves at a cemetery in west London is condemned as "deplorable".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34902457#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Royal Society photo award winners

Royal Society photo award winners

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-34880592#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Arsenal v Dinamo Zagreb

Arsenal's injury problems mount ahead of Tuesday's must-win Champions League group match against Dinamo Zagreb.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34892626

Man and woman's bodies found at house

Police launch an investigation after the dead body of a woman is found at an house in North Kensington, and the body of a man is found dead outside the address.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34902497#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Coquelin out for at least two months

Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin is out for at least two months after suffering a knee ligament injury.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34902280

Star Wars Battlefont review: Tons of sizzle, not much steak

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Star Wars: Battlefront is a great Star Wars simulator -- but it's not a great game. Once the initial thrill wears off, there's not much holding the game together.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218387-star-wars-battlefont-tons-of-sizzle-not-much-steak

Hatton Garden raid 'largest in history'

The Hatton Garden jewel raid was the "largest burglary in English legal history", a trial of four men in connection with the break-in is told.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34899627#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mother 'overwhelmed' by children's care

A woman who killed her three disabled children had become "overwhelmed" by their care up to four years before, a report says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34898895#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Grant comfortable with Fulham role

Caretaker boss Peter Grant insists he has the quality to guide Fulham while the club search for a permanent manager.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34899810

Millwall's Cowan-Hall joins Rovers

Bristol Rovers have signed winger Paris Cowan-Hall on an emergency one-month loan from League One side Millwall.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34900017

Council cuts: Which services to stop?

Which services will stop?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34899040#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: I did this for dad, says Kidman in award speech

Nicole Kidman was named best actress for her role as pioneering British scientist Rosalind Franklin in the play Photograph 51.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34897918#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Shareholder backs UK exit for HSBC

HSBC shareholder Standard Life would back banking giant HSBC if it decided to move its headquarters out of the UK.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34897946#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

No problem with Mourinho - Hazard

Eden Hazard denies having a strained relationship with Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho or that he is seeking to leave.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34895436

Pochettino proud of 'amazing' Spurs

Mauricio Pochettino says he is proud of his Tottenham players after they produce an "amazing" display to beat West Ham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34896319

Allardyce one of the best - Pardew

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is one of the best managers in the Premier League, according to Crystal Palace counterpart Alan Pardew.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34895149

Crystal Palace v Sunderland

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34829451

Kidman and McAvoy win acting honours

Nicole Kidman and James McAvoy win the best actress and actor prizes at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34896188#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sunday, 22 November 2015

War graves 'desecrated' in north London

War graves in a cemetery in north London dedicated to Australians who died in World War One are defaced with spray paint.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34895308#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hundreds march against knife crime

The families of murder victims lead a protest against the number of young people stabbed to death in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34894395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Two men charged with Erith murder

Two men are charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in Erith, south-east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34894389#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Motorcyclist killed in Penge crash

A 56-year-old motorcyclist dies following a collision in Penge, south-east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34894393#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Schools to get 'fair funding' formula

London is likely to lose out in plans to address differences in school funding across England expected in Wednesday's Autumn Statement.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-34891689#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saturday, 21 November 2015

Tottenham murder victim named

A 35-year-old man whose body was found in north London on Tuesday is named as Pawel Chwalinski.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34890235#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Orient sign French defender M'voto

League Two side Leyton Orient sign French defender Jean Yves M'voto on a two-month deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34890438

Teenager in court over school stabbings

A 15-year-old boy is remanded in youth detention after being charged over the stabbing of two pupils at a school in Dulwich.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34890234#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Transphobic crime up 25% in London

Figures recorded by the Met Police show a 25% increase in hate crimes against transgender people this year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-34890231#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Dangerous' mental health patient sought

A mental health patient described as "dangerous" is being sought by police after disappearing from a London clinic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34889043#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

AFC Wimbledon v Wycombe Wanderers

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between AFC Wimbledon and Wycombe Wanderers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34817696

Barnet v Morecambe

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Barnet and Morecambe.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34817699

Dagenham & Redbridge v Oxford United

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Dagenham & Redbridge and Oxford United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34817808

Leyton Orient v York City

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Leyton Orient and York City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34817823

Dembele's early move Fulham's gain

Moussa Dembele on leaving Paris St-Germain for west London and making his mark on the Championship with Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34871388

Fire, plague and royalty - as seen by diarist Samuel Pepys

A new exhibition looks at Samuel Pepys' colourful eyewitness accounts of 17th Century London life.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34786023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Friday, 20 November 2015

Jones will meet captain Robshaw

New England head coach Eddie Jones intends to meet Chris Robshaw after criticising the captain during the World Cup.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/34886211

Millwall v Colchester United

Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Millwall and Colchester United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34817675

VW now admits not one diesel it sold in the US since 2009 met emissions standards

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VW has finally come clean -- we think. As it stands now, every single VW and Audi diesel vehicle sold in the US from 2009 to 2015 cheated on its emission tests.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218380-vw-admits-not-one-diesel-it-sold-in-the-us-since-2009-met-emissions-standards

Benjamin Clementine wins Mercury Prize

Londoner Benjamin Clementine wins the 2015 Mercury Music Prize.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34886413#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Many Android apps talk to private servers — and it’s often not clear why

android triangle
A new report finds that a significant percentage of Android applications engage in covert communication -- but it's not always clear who they are communicating with, or why.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/218370-many-android-apps-talk-to-private-servers-and-its-often-not-clear-why

Teenager charged over school stabbings

A 15-year-old boy is charged with attempted murder after two pupils were stabbed at a school in Dulwich.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34886632#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sony quietly adds PS2 emulation to the PS4’s bag of tricks

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Sony is hopping on the last-gen emulation bandwagon -- except, it's jumping back twice as far. PS2 emulation is going to roll out to the PS4.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218366-sony-quietly-adds-ps2-emulation-to-the-ps4s-bag-of-tricks

Teenager guilty of trying to join PKK

A teenager has become the first Briton to be found guilty of trying to join the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34884623#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Charlton recall Lennon from Gills

Championship strugglers Charlton Athletic recall defender Harry Lennon from his loan spell at League One side Gillingham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34881991

Stevenage sign Spurs keeper on loan

League Two side Stevenage sign young Tottenham goalkeeper Harry Voss on a one-month youth loan.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34884442

LG cancels release of new Android Wear smartwatch after less than a week

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LG has halted the launch of the new Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE because an undisclosed serious hardware issue. That means Google's flagship Marshmallow Wear device is essentially dead.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/218359-lg-cancels-release-of-new-android-wear-smartwatch-after-less-than-a-week

Man 'tried to hit' Crystal Palace eagle

A football fan is arrested for allegedly trying to punch a bald eagle, the mascot of Crystal Palace, during a match.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34880124#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ulster v Saracens (Fri)

Iain Henderson will make his first Ulster appearance of the season in the European Champions Cup game against Saracens.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/34869897

Birmingham City v Charlton Athletic

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34816935

Milton Keynes Dons v Fulham

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Milton Keynes Dons and Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34816933

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Which game console is best?

Xbox One vs. PS4
How do the PS4 and Xbox One compare with each other? If you're thinking about buying one of these two consoles -- or just want ammunition for bragging rights -- here's what you need to know.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/156273-xbox-720-vs-ps4-vs-pc-how-the-hardware-specs-compare

Warnock to miss Middlesbrough trip

Queens Park Rangers interim coach Neil Warnock will miss Friday's game at Middlesbrough for personal reasons.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34881984

Microsoft Windows turns 30: A brief retrospective

Windows 1.0
Thirty years ago today, Microsoft released version 1.0 of its new graphical shell called Windows. It was really bad.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/218336-microsoft-windows-turns-30-a-brief-retrospective

Pair jailed for girlfriend row murder

A man and his nephew receive life sentences after being found guilty of shooting dead a teenager in south London to "teach him a lesson".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34877051#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cult daughter 'denounced' for rhyme

The daughter of the leader of a Maoist cult was "denounced" as a fascist agent for singing a nursery rhyme, a jury hears

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-34880119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

I retain Abramovich trust - Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he is confident he retains the trust of owner Roman Abramovich despite their poor form.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34880037

Arsenal Ladies release Ubogagu

Chioma Ubogagu is released by Women's Super League One club Arsenal Ladies after her contract expires.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34879855