Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Gatwick Express train death man 'next to warning notice'

A man who died when he leaned out of a train window and hit his head was standing near a warning notice, a report says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37241936

Victims of crime should have legal right to contact offenders - MPs

All victims of crime in England and Wales should have a legal right to have contact with offenders, MPs say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37239787

British Airways to resume direct flights to Iran

British Airways will resume direct flights from London to Tehran later, after suspending them four years ago.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37240977

Helping the homeless

The number of rough sleepers with mental health problems has tripled in recent years, and an east London project now aims to support rough sleepers with such issues.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37238599

Police question man over Penge car chase family deaths

A man remains in custody after a woman and a boy were killed when a car being chased by police mounted a pavement in south-east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37241655

Christian Atsu: Newcastle United sign Chelsea midfielder on loan

Newcastle United sign Christian Atsu from Premier League side Chelsea on a season-long loan, with an option to buy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37220637

Sussex MPs seek Southern rail answers on strike buses and timetable

The Home Secretary writes to Southern rail calling for "adequate" bus replacement services to be provided in Sussex during the next RMT strike.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37239187

More rough sleepers 'in need of psychiatric support'

Rough sleepers in England are more likely to be suffering from mental health issues, analysis shows.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37236035

Chelsea's Lucas Piazon joins Fulham on loan

Championship side Fulham sign Chelsea forward Lucas Piazon on loan until January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37239757

Arsenal's Glen Kamara and Reading's Tarique Fosu join Colchester United

Colchester United sign Arsenal midfielder Glen Kamara and Reading winger Tarique Fosu on loan until January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37238099

Bolton Wanderers: Ben Alnwick, Sammy Ameobi, James Henry and Keshi Anderson sign

Bolton sign Peterborough goalkeeper Ben Alnwick, plus Sammy Ameobi, James Henry and Keshi Anderson on loan.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37239484

Fredrik Ulvestad: Charlton sign Norway international from Burnley

Charlton sign Norway international midfielder Fredrik Ulvestad on a season-long loan from Burnley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37239309

Ulrich N'Nomo: Former Chateauroux striker joins Leyton Orient

League Two side Leyton Orient sign Chateauroux striker Ulrich N'Nomo on a one-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37239276

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New Skinny Tile tracker fits in your wallet, helps you find everything else

Tile Slim Men's Wallet
Tile Slim is the same thickness as 2 credit cards. Like Tiles of the last 2 years, it uses Bluetooth and the battery runs for about a year. Cost is $25-$30 per Tile.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/electronics/234771-new-skinny-tile-tracker-fits-in-your-wallet-helps-you-find-everything-else

AMD may delay next-gen Vega, confirms Zen on track for Q1 2017

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AMD's Vega looks to have slipped backwards into 2017 and a later launch date than originally thought.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234790-amd-delays-next-gen-vega-confirms-zen-on-track-for-q1-2017

Ryan Inniss: Crystal Palace defender joins Southend United on loan

League One side Southend United sign defender Ryan Inniss on a season-long loan from Crystal Palace.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37238733

Alvaro Arbeloa: West Ham set to sign Spain World Cup winner on free transfer

West Ham are set to sign former Real Madrid full-back and 2010 World Cup winner Alvaro Arbeloa on a free transfer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37238679

George Moncur, Nathan Oduwa and Luke McGee join Peterborough United

Peterborough sign Barnsley midfielder George Moncur and Tottenham keeper Luke McGee and winger Nathan Oduwa on loan.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37231755

Proposed Anthropocene epoch rustles jimmies of dissenting geologists

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Scientists say we've left an indelible mark on the history of our planet. But is it a deep enough footprint to mark the beginning of a new epoch?

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234767-proposed-anthropocene-epoch-rustles-jimmies-of-dissenting-geologists

Georges-Kevin Nkoudou: Tottenham sign France Under-21 winger from Marseille

Tottenham Hotspur sign Marseille winger Georges-Kevin Nkoudou for an undisclosed fee on a five-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36845447

County Championship: Josh Poysden's career-best 5-53 limits leaders Middlesex

Warwickshire leg-spinner Josh Poysden takes a career-best 5-53 to help bowl out leaders Middlesex at Edgbaston.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/37219871

Hiram Boateng: Bristol Rovers sign Crystal Palace midfielder on loan

League One side Bristol Rovers sign Crystal Palace midfielder Hiram Boateng on loan until 2 January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37237346

Pawel Wszolek: Queens Park Rangers sign Poland winger on loan from Hellas Verona

Queens Park Rangers sign Poland international Pawel Wszolek on a season-long loan from Italian side Hellas Verona.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37231458

Returning to Azeroth: How does World of Warcraft play after years away?

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Chelsea: Marcos Alonso joins Blues from Fiorentina

Chelsea sign Spanish left-back Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina for a reported £23m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37218241

Rico Henry: Brentford sign teenage defender from Walsall

Brentford sign defender Rico Henry from Walsall for an initial fee of £1.5m, which could rise to over £5m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37232169

Southeastern rail commuters face hour-long London delays

Commuters from Kent and Sussex into London are left frustrated on their journeys to work amid hour-long delays on Wednesday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37235287

Jonny Williams: Ipswich Town sign Crystal Palace midfielder on loan for fourth time

Ipswich Town sign Jonny Williams on loan from Premier League side Crystal Palace for the fourth time.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37231562

Serge Gnabry: Werder Bremen sign Arsenal midfielder for undisclosed fee

Bundesliga side Werder Bremen sign Arsenal midfielder Serge Gnabry for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37218460

Two dead after pursued car crashes into pedestrians in Penge

Two people have died after a car which was being chased by police ploughs into pedestrians in south east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37234416

Dion Conroy: Aldershot sign Chelsea defender on loan

National League side Aldershot Town sign Chelsea defender Dion Conroy on loan until January 2017.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37233897

Despite early reports, SETI doesn’t think we’ve just found alien life

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The recent, widely covered signal that's allegedly got SETI hot and bothered is almost certainly not aliens. But that doesn't mean it's not cool.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234712-despite-early-reports-seti-doesnt-think-weve-just-found-alien-life

Safety first

What difference do helmet cameras make to road safety?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37229880

Intel announces new Kaby Lake: Built on 14nm+, with improved video decode and better top-end frequencies

7th Gen Intel Core processors are manufactured on silicon wafers at Intel production facilities. New 7th Gen Intel Core processors deliver richer experiences, incredible performance and responsiveness, and true ultra HD 4K entertainment in stunning new devices. (Credit: Intel Corporation)
Intel has unveiled its new Kaby Lake silicon, with improved clocks, better multimedia features, and an updated version of its Speed Shift technology

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234733-intel-announces-new-kaby-lake-built-on-14nm-with-improved-video-decode-and-better-top-end-frequencies

Cole Kpekawa: Barnsley sign Queens Park Rangers left-back for undisclosed fee

Barnsley sign Queens Park Rangers left-back Cole Kpekawa for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37232386

Shannon Airport emergency landing: 12 taken to hospital

Twelve people are taken to hospital after transatlantic turbulence prompts an emergency landing at Shannon Airport.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37228479

Alofa Alofa: Harlequins sign Samoa winger

Premiership side Harlequins sign Samoa international Alofa Alofa, who left La Rochelle earlier this summer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37232163

Christopher Tolofua: Saracens agree to sign France and Toulouse hooker

Double winners Saracens agree a deal to sign France international hooker Christopher Tolofua from Toulouse next summer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37231466

Tottenham hope to sign Sissoko

Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko is allowed to leave France's squad to finalise a transfer, with Tottenham hoping to sign him.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37230415

Enner Valencia: West Ham forward in talks over Swansea City loan

West Ham's Ecuadorian international forward Enner Valencia is in talks about a loan move to Swansea City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37231478

Richard Stearman: Wolves re-sign former defender on season-long loan from Fulham

Wolverhampton Wanderers re-sign former defender Richard Stearman on a season-long loan deal from Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37231114

Calum Chambers: Middlesbrough sign Arsenal defender on loan

Premier League side Middlesbrough sign Arsenal defender Calum Chambers on a season-long loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37218210

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Conjoined twins: 'To see how far they've come is amazing'

The mother of twins who were born conjoined and given just a 20% chance of survival says it's 'amazing' how far her daughters have come.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37224892

Tottenham grassland 'size of three football pitches' ablaze

An area of grassland the size of three football pitches is ablaze in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37227317

TV host Charlie Webster back in UK after malaria coma

A television sports presenter who was in a coma after contracting malaria in Rio is back in the UK - in a stable but serious condition in a Leeds hospital.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-37227308

US Open 2016: Naomi Broady and Dan Evans reach round two

Naomi Broady and Dan Evans make it four Britons through to the second round of the US Open.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/37224285

New evidence strengthens the case for ‘Planet 9’ in the outer solar system

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There could be a giant planet lurking in the frozen depths of the outer solar system, and more evidence suggests it's out there.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234713-new-evidence-strengthens-the-case-for-planet-9-in-the-outer-solar-system

Metropolitan Police Federation calls for review into Notting Hill Carnival

Chair of the Metropolitan Police Federation and the director of the Notting Hill Carnival Trust discuss possible solutions to security concerns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37222109

Jordan Archer: Millwall goalkeeper signs new three-year deal

Millwall keeper Jordan Archer signs a new deal that will keep him at the League One club until the summer of 2019.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37226390

Southern rail to reintroduce a third of trains axed in July

Southern rail is to reinstate a third of the trains it dropped in July "to provide reliable timetable", the company announces.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37225831

Turing Learning breakthrough: Computers can now learn from pure observation

HAl 9000
Soon, the machines really might be watching your every move -- and, for the first time, independently making sense of what they see.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234669-turing-learning-breakthrough-computers-can-now-learn-from-pure-observation

ET deals: Dell Latitude 13 7000 13.3-inch two-in-one laptop for $499

Latitude 13 7000
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Idrissa Sylla: QPR sign Guinea striker from Anderlecht

Queens Park Rangers sign Guinea international Idrissa Sylla from Belgian side Anderlecht for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37225680

Lyle Taylor: AFC Wimbledon striker signs new contract

AFC Wimbledon striker Lyle Taylor, who scored 23 goals last season, signs a new contract with the League One club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37222590

Reece Burke: West Ham United defender joins Wigan Athletic on loan

Championship side Wigan Athletic sign West Ham United defender Reece Burke on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37224182

Found: a “fluffy” galaxy made from 99% dark matter

KeckTelescopes-hi
Scientists working with the Gemini North and Keck II telescopes have discovered a galaxy that's made from 99.99% dark matter. And they noticed it because it was "fluffy."

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234672-found-a-fluffy-galaxy-made-from-99-dark-matter

Intel reportedly wooing Apple as a customer for its ARM foundry business

Intel-Feature
Intel reportedly wants to capture some of Apple's custom foundry business and could have chips in production by 2018.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234681-intel-reportedly-wooing-apple-as-a-customer-for-its-arm-foundry-business

Motorist launches foul-mouthed verbal assault on Jeremy Vine

A motorist launches a foul-mouthed verbal assault on BBC presenter Jeremy Vine as he cycled down a west London street on Friday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37223235

London Fire Brigade cuts to be reviewed, Sadiq Khan says

Cuts made to London Fire Brigade services while Boris Johnson was mayor will be reviewed, Sadiq Khan says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37223103

West Ham's Michail Antonio thought England call-up was 'banter'

West Ham's Michail Antonio says he thought it was "banter" when he heard he had been called up to the England squad.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37223167

Tube 'Please offer me a seat' badges for hidden disabilities

Transport for London will trial a "Please offer me a seat" badge for people with hidden disabilities or health conditions.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37222554

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is marred by long load times on PS4 and Xbox One

Deus Ex Mankind Divided
It's been 16 years since the original Deus Ex hit store shelves, but the core concept of a cyberpunk RPG that revolves around player choice is still undeniably strong. Sneaking, shooting, and smooth-talking your way out of a dangerous situation still feels great when you pull it off the first time, but the lengthy load times add a heavy penalty for experimentation in Eidos Montreal's latest release.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234648-deus-ex-mankind-divided-is-marred-by-long-load-times-on-ps4-and-xbox-one

Drunk driver with 'gun in lap' in east London jailed

A drunk driver who fell asleep in traffic with a loaded gun resting on his lap is jailed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37222754

Arsenal: Lucas Perez joins Gunners from Deportivo La Coruna

Arsenal sign Spanish forward Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna for £17.1m

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37223120

Loic Remy: Crystal Palace sign Chelsea striker on loan

Crystal Palace sign Chelsea striker Loic Remy on loan for the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37223115

More drug deaths will happen at Fabric, say Met Police

Further drug-related deaths will happen at one of London's biggest nightclubs unless serious changes are made, according to the Met Police.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37218031

Saima Ahmed death: Family 'devastated' by lack of answers

The brother of a woman from London whose body was found on an Edinburgh golf course earlier this year appeals for information about her death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-37220414

The iPhone 6’s ‘touch disease’ is spreading, now the largest problem reported to Apple Stores

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Apple's touch disease problem appears to be spreading -- data gathered from Apple Stores suggest it's the largest single problem reported by iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners, even before the media coverage began.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/234661-the-iphone-6s-touch-disease-is-spreading-now-the-largest-problem-reported-to-apple-stores

Adam Chicksen: Charlton sign former Brighton defender

League One side Charlton Athletic sign former MK Dons and Brighton left-back Adam Chicksen on a one-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37222582

Lily Allen 'absolutely fine' after Notting Hill Carnival collapse

Lily Allen reassures fans after she is seen collapsed at Notting Hill Carnival in west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/37219250

Nacer Chadli: West Brom sign midfielder from Tottenham on four-year deal

West Brom sign Belgium midfielder Nacer Chadli from Premier League rivals Tottenham on a four-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37214035

Jack Wilshere: Arsenal midfielder available for loan move from Gunners

Arsenal are willing to let England midfielder Jack Wilshere go out on loan to get first-team football.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37218234

Monday, 29 August 2016

Unsocial housing

The tenants placed miles away from home by councils looking for lower-cost social housing solutions.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37196770

Bank holiday shopper footfall 'down 4%'

The number of people out shopping in the UK on Saturday and Sunday fell by 4.1% compared with last year's August bank holiday weekend, retail researchers say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37212179

Twins conjoined at birth prepare to start school

Twins Rosie and Ruby Formosa, who were born conjoined and had an operation to separate them, are preparing to start school.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37217196

Brother to appeal over Saima Ahmed golf course death

The brother of a woman from London whose body was found on an Edinburgh golf course earlier this year is to appeal for information about her death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-37215407

Apple wants you to know that it loves AI more than you realize

Using Siri on your AppleTV
Tired of getting sand kicked in its face by high-profile AI efforts from Google and Facebook, Apple opens the kimono to reveal that it is using AI technologies throughout its product line

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234639-apple-wants-you-to-know-that-it-loves-ai-more-than-you-realize

There’s an Earthlike planet orbiting our nearest neighbor, Proxima Centauri – but how might we actually get there?

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Ideas for interstellar travel abound, but the gap between theory and practice stretches from here to Proxima Centauri. Even if Proxima b is habitable, we're a long way from any potential mission.

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Notting Hill Carnival celebrates Caribbean culture

Spectacular costumes and loud sound systems at the final day of Notting Hill Carnival

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37215758

Amazon, Sony, Steam refunding players unhappy with No Man’s Sky, former Sony content director calls refund-seekers thieves

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Sony, Steam, and Amazon are all offering refunds on No Man's Sky to dissatisfied players, even after their normal policies have expired. Did Hello Games mislead players about the nature of their title?

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Feeling the beat

Joining the crowds for the Grand Finale parade during the 50th anniversary of the Notting Hill Carnival.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37215331

Implantable “memory prosthetic” opens new horizons for cyborg future

human augmentation head
Implantable memory prosthetics could be the first in a wave of cyborg devices available for the enhancement of the human brain.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234619-implantable-memory-prosthetic-opens-new-horizons-for-cyborg-future

ET deals: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch Ultrabook for $889

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Sutton United v Dagenham & Redbridge

Coverage of Monday's National League game between Sutton United and Dagenham & Redbridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37151621

Why your USB drive's file format matters: FAT32 vs. exFAT vs. NTFS

Lift police visible tattoo bans, says federation

Police officers should be allowed to have tattoos on their hands, neck and even faces, the Police Federation of England and Wales says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37214262

Other countries are ‘beating’ the US to fully driverless cars. Let them.

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The world's first (limited) self-driving taxi has been announced... in Singapore. Does this represent a loss for American companies?

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234547-other-countries-are-beating-the-us-to-fully-driverless-cars-let-them

Oliver Dearlove named as Blackheath murder victim

A man who died following a "vicious assault" in south east London on Sunday is named.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37212497

HP launches laptops with privacy-guarding displays, limited field of view

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HP has a new screen technology it hopes will keep nosy over-shoulder readers from snooping on your hardware -- but will consumers bite?

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234607-hp-launches-laptops-with-privacy-guarding-displays-limited-field-of-view

Notting Hill Carnival family day marred by 100 arrests and four knife attacks

Notting Hill street party sees more than 100 arrested and four wounded in stabbing attacks.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37212493

Teddy Mezague: Leyton Orient sign French centre back

Leyton Orient sign French defender Teddy Mezague on a free transfer, subject to international clearance.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37213698

Fiji sevens coach Ben Ryan gifted land and chief's name after Rio Olympics gold

English coach Ben Ryan is given three acres of land and a chief's name after leading Fiji's sevens team to Olympic gold in Rio.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37212111

Cesc Fabregas: Midfielder rejects claims of a bust-up with manager Antonio Conte

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas rejects suggestions that he has fallen out with manager Antonio Conte.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37209881

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Michail Antonio: Uncapped West Ham man in Sam Allardyce's first England squad

Uncapped West Ham winger Michail Antonio is called up to manager Sam Allardyce's first England squad.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37209642

Moses John: Police call on clergymen and churchgoers for help

Detectives think clergymen and churchgoers could have clues to the whereabouts of a vulnerable teenager missing for more than a year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-37208899

One-Day Cup: Steven Davies leads Surrey to semi-final victory over Yorkshire

Steven Davies hits 104 as Surrey beat Yorkshire by 19 runs to reach the One-Day Cup final for the second year running.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/37204235

Women's Super League One: Birmingham City Ladies v Chelsea Ladies

Live coverage followed by match report of Sunday's Women's Super League One game between Birmingham City Ladies and Chelsea Ladies.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37146950

Women's Super Leaguer One: Notts County Ladies v Arsenal Ladies

Live coverage followed by match report of Sunday's Women's Super League One game between Notts County Ladies and Arsenal Ladies.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37146951

West Ham: Simone Zaza joins on loan from Juventus for £4.3m

West Ham sign Italy striker Simone Zaza from Juventus on a season-long loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37208556

US Open 2016: Laura Robson is back in business after long-term injury

After a three-year battle with injury Laura Robson has fought her way to the US Open - now pain free, she's ready to fulfil her early promise writes Russell Fuller.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/37208010

In pictures: Fifty years of the Notting Hill Carnival

As Notting Hill Carnival marks its 50th anniversary, BBC News looks back at how the event became what organisers claim is the largest street party in Europe.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37024463

Night Tube: Journeying to work when everyone else is drunk

Alongside the boisterous revellers on London's first regular all-night Tube service were a sprinkling of more introverted, nocturnal travellers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37186266

M20 motorway remains closed after bridge collapse

Work is under way to clear debris from a footbridge which collapsed onto the M20, but the road is expected to remain closed until at least lunchtime on Sunday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-37207487

Last BHS stores to close for final time after 88 years

The last BHS stores are set to close their doors for the final time, ending an 88-year presence on the High Street.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37207481

Export ban placed on Queen Victoria's wedding coronet

A temporary export ban has been placed on a sapphire and diamond coronet that belonged to Queen Victoria, preventing it from being sold abroad.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37199222

Footbridge collapses above M20 lorry crash

A pedestrian footbridge has collapsed on the M20 motorway in Kent after a lorry collided with it.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37205630

Baby gap years

BBC News speaks to the new mums who swapped sleepless nights for long-haul flights.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-35688140

Saturday, 27 August 2016

I Am Team GB: Sports clubs open doors for free

Sports clubs across the UK are welcoming visitors free of charge after Team GB's success at the Rio Olympic Games while ITV is switching off for an hour to encourage people to get active.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37202915

Kent M20 shut after crash and footbridge collapse

A footbridge collapses on a motorway following a crash on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-37204050

London Bridge station to open after revamp

The newly renovated London Bridge station is nearly ready to open after three years of waiting.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37204848

Shepherd's Bush tower block fire caused by faulty tumble dryer

A faulty tumble dryer sparked a fire that led to people evacuating an 18-storey tower block in west London, the fire brigade says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37203933

Camber Sands deaths: Lifeguards to remain for summer season

Lifeguards are to remain for the rest of the summer at Camber Sands beach where five men drowned, the BBC learns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-37203974

Leyton Orient v Mansfield Town

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37139323

Barnet v Carlisle United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37139255

Boy of two critical after being hit by car in Brent

A two-year-old boy is critical after he was struck by a car when out walking with his grandfather in north-west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37203930

Rochdale v AFC Wimbledon

Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Rochdale and AFC Wimbledon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37138945

Traffic tailback warning for bank holiday weekend

Motorists are being warned to expect tailbacks as millions of Britons set out on breaks or day trips over the bank holiday weekend.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37203457

Charlton Athletic v Bolton Wanderers

Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Charlton Athletic and Bolton Wanderers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37138951

Chesterfield v Millwall

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37139031

Barnardo's archive photos reveal first foster children

Previously unseen photographs of some of England's first foster children - and the stories of what happened next - are released by the charity Barnardo's to mark its 150th birthday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37201440

Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37140519

Friday, 26 August 2016

Notting Hill Carnival: Clary Salandy's guide to costume-making

Ahead of the Notting Hill Carnival, BBC News goes behind the scenes with Clary Salandy who has been making costumes for the event for 30 years.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37194414

Stalker Sandra Danevska jailed for trying to frame ex

A stalker who adopted dozens of different identities to make more than 100 bogus claims of crime against her ex-boyfriend has been jailed for five years, police in London say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37202346

Carnival kids

BBC News looks at five ways parents can keep their children entertained at what organisers claim is Europe's biggest street carnival.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37024462

This exoskeleton glove could let you feel the ‘shape’ of virtual reality

Dexmo
You can see VR, but you can't feel VR. Maybe one day, you will with Dexmo.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234599-this-exoskeleton-glove-could-let-you-feel-the-shape-of-virtual-reality

Strung out: Google Fiber reportedly slashing staff, may kill future expansions

Google Fiber
Google is reportedly slashing its budget for Google Fiber and considering alternate methods of running cable.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/234592-strung-out-google-fiber-reportedly-slashing-staff-may-kill-future-expansions

Notting Hill Carnival bus driver strike called off

A planned bus drivers' strike which had threatened to disrupt Notting Hill Carnival is called off.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37198544

This Week In Space: Lost spacecraft found, Curiosity 360 camera, and a new neighbor orbiting Proxima Centauri

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Pan around a 360-degree panorama of Mars, see hydrocarbon lakes on Titan, and smugly congratulate your tax dollars for finding a lost satellite: it's all here, This Week in Space.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234567-this-week-in-space-lost-spacecraft-found-curiosity-360-camera-and-dark-matter

Teenage drug dealer jailed for Plaistow Park murder

A teenage drug dealer is jailed for 22 years for murdering a man in an east London park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37197661

Blackburn Rovers v Fulham

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Blackburn Rovers and Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37138935

Curiosity offers new 360-degree panoramic views of strangely familiar rock formations on Mars

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Curiosity took a full-circle panorama from its exploration site on the Murray Buttes: formations that closely resemble our own backyard, right here on Earth.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234452-curiosity-offers-new-360-degree-panoramic-views-of-strangely-familiar-rock-formations-on-mars

Ollie Lindsay-Hague: Olympic medallist leaves Harlequins

Ollie Lindsay-Hague, who won a silver medal in the rugby sevens with Great Britain at the Olympics, leaves Harlequins.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37198703

Apple’s iPhone 6, 6 Plus are failing early thanks to ‘touch disease,’ bending problems

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Apple's bending issues when the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launched may have returned in a new form thanks to a high pattern of device failures.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/234552-apples-iphone-6-6-plus-are-failing-early-thanks-to-touch-disease-bending-problems

Aaron Ramsey: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger responds over injury

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger rejects the suggestion he jeopardised the fitness of Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37195561

Brentford v Sheffield Wednesday

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37138607

Facebook is building its own gaming platform, hopes to take on Steam, iOS, and Android

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Facebook has launched a new initiative to position itself as a game platform across multiple operating systems -- but does it have what it takes to challenge Steam or other titans of the industry?

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234561-facebook-is-building-its-own-gaming-platform-hopes-to-take-on-steam-ios-and-android

Manchester City v West Ham United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37146992

Three men charged with horsemeat sales fraud

Three men have been charged with fraud for allegedly conspiring to sell horsemeat as beef.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37197644

Optometrist Honey Rose: Suspended sentence over Vincent Barker death

An optometrist who failed to spot an eye condition in a boy who later died is given a suspended sentence.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-37194947

Apple patches critical security flaws used to steal encrypted data

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A new critical security flaw led Apple to develop a patch in record time. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you'll want this update.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/234543-apple-patches-critical-security-flaws-used-to-steal-encrypted-data

London boy, 14, killed in Italy quake

A 14-year-old boy from London was among three Britons killed in the earthquake in central Italy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37194200

Watford v Arsenal

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37139688

Tommy Cooper's 'gag file' to be preserved by Victoria & Albert museum

Tommy Cooper's "gag file", in which the late comedian meticulously recorded his jokes, is to be preserved by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37193991

Neeskens Kebano: Fulham sign DR Congo forward from Genk

Championship side Fulham sign midfielder Neeskens Kebano from Belgian club Genk for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37196692

Crystal Palace v Bournemouth

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37139683

Night Tube: Jubilee service to launch in October

The Jubilee line is set to be the next Underground service to be added to the Night Tube.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37196217

County Championship: Mark Footitt's career-best sets up Surrey win over Lancashire

Mark Footitt claims a career-best 7-62 before Surrey reach a modest target of 38 to beat Lancashire by 10 wickets.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/37191572

Celtic's Stefan Johansen poised for Fulham transfer

Norway midfielder Stefan Johansen is poised for a transfer to Fulham, Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers confirms.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37196236

Chelsea v Burnley

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37139886

Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish blocks Tottenham transfer

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish "put the full stop" on Spurs' interest in Wilfried Zaha, says Eagles boss Alan Pardew.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37193248

Simone Zaza: West Ham close to signing Italy forward from Juventus

West Ham could sign Italian forward Simone Zaza from Juventus on Friday, Hammers manager Slaven Bilic confirms.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37195613

Camber Sands deaths: Lifeguards to patrol over bank holiday

Lifeguards are to be deployed over the bank holiday weekend at Camber Sands, where five friends died during a day trip to the coast.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-37194780

North Middlesex Hospital hires more doctors since A&E closure threat

A hospital threatened with the closure of its A&E unit amid safety fears has hired more doctors since a damning inspection, it says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37193163

West Ham: Slaven Bilic 'angry' after failing to reach Europa League group stage

Manager Slaven Bilic says he is "angry and frustrated" after West Ham fail to reach the Europa League group stage.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37192079

US Open 2016: Britain's Laura Robson one match from qualification

Britain's Laura Robson moves closer to US Open qualification but compatriot Tara Moore is knocked out.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/37192966

Camber Sands deaths: Family anger over safety measures

The family of one of the men who died at Camber Sands speak of their anger that the beach was not shut after a death last month.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-37191585

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Brother of Camber Sands victim: 'They found his car'

The brother of Nitharsan Ravi, one of five men who died at Camber Sands after being caught by the tide, has described how police discovered his identity.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37189241

Beach 'burkini ban' protest at London embassy

A protest has been held outside the French embassy in London against bans on full-body swimsuits known as "burkinis".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37191991

Legal highs removed from over 300 shops since ban

Over 300 UK retailers no longer sell so-called legal highs since they were banned three months ago, the Home Office says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37185996

Bank holiday weekend to see millions travel in UK and abroad

About 5.1 million people will head off on holiday within the UK over the bank holiday weekend, the tourism agency VisitEngland says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37192226

Under-18 terror detainments triple in two years

The number of under-18s detained under the Terrorism Act when entering or leaving the UK rose from 13 in 2013 to 46 in 2015.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37185820

Surrey police hunt after boy 'seen taken into van'

A police investigation is under way after a member of the public said they saw a boy being taken into a black VW van in Redhill, Surrey.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-37192134

Kindle ebook readers are crashing Windows 10 PCs post-Anniversary Update

Windows10-BSOD
Microsoft's new Anniversary Update has mostly rolled out without problems, but Kindle owners are reporting significant issues with the Paperwhite and Voyage. Plugging these devices into Windows 10 AU systems can BSOD the OS.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234520-kindle-ebook-readers-are-crashing-windows-10-pcs-post-anniversary-update

Living with Android 7.0 Nougat: The most important changes

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Android 7.0 has arrived, but only on Nexus devices right now. Here's what it's like to use.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/mobile/234511-living-with-android-7-0-nougat-the-most-important-changes

Canon 5D Mark IV shoots 4K video, 30.4-megapixel stills, has built-in Wi-Fi and GPS

Canon 5D Mark IV DSLR
First announced in 2005, the fourth-gen Canon 5D ($3,500) shoots 4K video and 6720 x 4480 pixel stills. Real-time focusing is better, and post-processing now lets you adjust focus a bit.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/electronics/234464-canon-5d-mark-iv-shoots-4k-video-30-4-megapixel-stills-has-built-in-wi-fi-and-gps

County Championship: Surrey on brink of victory over Lancashire after five for Footitt

Mark Footitt takes five wickets as Lancashire's collapse at The Oval leaves Surrey close to victory.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/37183767

New data from Cassini reveals Titan has canyons filled with liquid methane

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Methane rainstorms fill enormous canyons, as winter comes to the south pole of Saturn's eerie hydrocarbon moon.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234423-new-data-from-cassini-reveals-titan-canyons-filled-liquid-methane

'A draining fight'

Parents of children with learning disabilities are being left to struggle alone without support during the summer holidays, according to Mencap. Here are some of their stories.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37185992

Poster appeal for woman found dead at Gogar

Police are distributing posters in a bid for fresh information into the death of a London woman whose body was found on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-37189745

Survey: Developers prefer Vive to Oculus, but worry about nausea, high price of VR gear

PSVR
The results of a new VR survey are in, and show the platforms and projects pulling the most developer attention. There's huge support for VR, but HTC's Vive is the early winner, ahead of the Oculus Rift.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234441-survey-developers-prefer-vive-to-oculus-but-worry-about-nausea-high-price-of-vr-gear

Two RMT strikes hit Southern rail network on same day

A strike over ticket office closures will take place on Southern rail on the same day as industrial action over guards' roles.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37188159

West Ham United v Astra Giurgiu

Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's Europa League game between West Ham United and Astra Giurgiu.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37158826

How to remove your login password from Windows 10

ET deals: Dell UltraSharp U3415W 34-inch curved 3440×1440 IPS monitor for $675

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Kickstarter project offers external graphics for MacBooks — but is this the best option?

Wolfe-Feature
A new Kickstarter project aims to bring external graphics to the MacBook and MacBook Pro -- but is this the best way to do it?

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234422-kickstarter-project-offers-external-graphics-for-macbooks-but-is-this-the-best-option

Alessio Romagnoli: AC Milan reject Chelsea bid and say player is not for sale

AC Milan reject a "significant" bid from Chelsea for defender Alessio Romagnoli and say the 21-year-old is not for sale.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37185621

Wilfried Zaha: Tottenham make £15m bid for Crystal Palace winger

Tottenham submit a bid in the region of £15m for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, according to his agent.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37187179

Nabil Bentaleb: Tottenham loan Algerian midfielder to Schalke

Algeria international Nabil Bentaleb joins German side Schalke on a season-long loan from Tottenham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37187134

The best free games on the PS4

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The free-to-play model has expanded well beyond the PC and it's now an important part of the gaming ecosystem; here are our favorites on the PS4.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/189831-the-best-free-games-on-the-ps4

London conservationist to fly across 11 countries with migrating swans

A conservationist is set to trail migrating swans across 11 countries in a paramotor to find out why Europe's smallest swan is in rapid decline.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37185130

Calum Butcher joins Millwall from Burton Albion on two-year deal

League One club Millwall sign Calum Butcher from Burton Albion on a two-year contract.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37187012

IBM details next-gen POWER 9, will take the fight to Intel’s data center strongholds

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IBM has revealed details of its upcoming Power 9 architecture -- a chip it hopes will let it take the fight back to Intel and contest Chipzilla's ownership of the data center market.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234413-ibm-details-next-gen-power-9-will-take-the-fight-to-intels-data-center-strongholds

Martin Samuelsen: Blackburn Rovers sign West Ham United winger on loan

West Ham United loan Norwegian winger Martin Samuelsen to Blackburn Rovers for the rest of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37186551

Camber Sands: What we know so far

Police are trying to identify five men whose bodies were found at Camber Sands, near Rye, on the hottest day of the year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37182781

Lucas Perez Martinez: Arsenal hoping to beat Everton to Deportivo striker

Arsenal are hoping to beat Everton to the £17m signing of Deportivo La Coruna striker Lucas Perez Martinez.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37185258

Uber adds advance bookings in London

Transport app Uber allows customers in London to book journeys up to 30 days in advance.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37184648

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan calls for greater Paris ties

Sadiq Khan calls for greater ties between London and Paris as he arrives in the French capital for his first official foreign trip as mayor.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37182769

Camber Sands deaths: Five men 'on day trip from London'

Five men who died in the sea at Camber Sands on the hottest day of the year were on a day trip from London, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-37182791

US Open: Laura Robson and Tara Moore reach second round of qualifying

Britain's Tara Moore and Laura Robson reach the second round of qualifying for the US Open.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/37182538

CCTV of Headley pool party shooting victim released

CCTV images are released of Ricardo Hunter, who was found shot dead at a private pool party as police appeal for more information from party-goers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-37173621

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Michael Coe guilty of attack on cuddling teens in east London

An associate of convicted hate preacher Anjem Choudary is found guilty of knocking a boy unconscious as he was cuddling a girl.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37176216

Astronomers discover Earth-like exoplanet in the nearest star system

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Proxima b is the closest exoplanet ever discovered, and it may even have the potential to harbor life.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234398-astronomers-confirm-closest-earth-like-exoplanet-in-the-nearest-star-system

Microsoft shares details on the secret processor at the heart of HoloLens

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Microsoft has pulled back the curtain on HoloLens, exposing one of the more intriguing bits of custom silicon we've heard about of late.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234388-microsoft-shares-details-on-the-secret-processor-at-the-heart-of-hololens

Islington music studio shooting victim named

A man found with fatal gunshot wounds in an east London music studio is named by police.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37176850

Why you should ask for a Chevy next time you rent a car: You’ll get the core tech you want

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Chevrolet doesn't sell its stripped-down entry trim lines into the rental fleets. The upshot: If the rear badge says Chevrolet, you've got Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/233662-why-you-should-ask-for-a-chevy-next-time-you-rent-a-car-youll-get-the-core-tech-you-want

County Championship: Surrey batsmen prosper against Lancashire

Kumar Sangakkara is one of four batsmen to hit fifties as Surrey end day two 67 runs ahead of Lancashire at The Oval.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/37171049

ET deals: Get an online course from Udemy for just $10

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Samsung aims to conquer the memory market with HBM3

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Samsung wants to push HBM3 to the high end of the market and adapt the technology to serve lower-cost segments more effectively. Combined, the two approaches could revolutionize memory bandwidth in the next few years.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234333-hbm-everywhere-samsung-wants-hbm3-low-cost-options-to-blow-the-doors-off-the-memory-market

Video shows Jewish family being abused in east London

Video emerges of a Jewish family, including six young children, facing anti-Semitic abuse while on a day out in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37173045

Family faces anti-Semitic abuse in east London on day out

A Jewish family, including six young children, faced anti-Semitic abuse while on a day-out in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37178318

Former officer wins holiday case against Met Police

Ex-detective constable Andrea Brown told the Victoria Derbyshire programme she was "very angry" at how she was treated by Met Police.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37176762

DeAndre Yedlin: Newcastle United sign Spurs full-back on five-year deal

Newcastle United sign USA international defender DeAndre Yedlin from Tottenham Hotspur for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37176685

Tareiq Holmes-Dennis: Charlton Athletic left-back joins Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town sign Charlton left-back Tareiq Holmes-Dennis on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37178665

Attacked pregnant woman 'induced after son's heartbeat stopped'

A pregnant woman had to be induced as her unborn baby had no heartbeat after she was attacked by a robber who punched and stole her phone, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37176211

Man held in London on Syria-related terror charge

A 32-year-old man is arrested in north-west London on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts linked to Syria, police have said.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37176828

Rio Paralympics: Seven athletes added to GB team after Russia ban

Seven athletes are added to the British team for the Rio Paralympics, after Russia's ban on competing was upheld.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/37178398

Sony bringing PlayStation Now game streaming, wireless Dual Shock 4 controllers to PC

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Sony announced that it will bring its PlayStation Now gaming service to the PC -- along with wireless support for Dual Shock 4 controllers.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234313-sony-bringing-playstation-now-game-streaming-wireless-dual-shock-4-controllers-to-pc

London club Fabric to improve security and procedures after drug-related closure

The club says it'll continue to work with police and the local council after it was forced to shut following two drug-related deaths.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/37172762

A state of Zen: AMD unveils new architectural details on its latest CPU core

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AMD has unveiled the majority of the Zen CPU architecture -- can this core finally deliver the performance that the company desperately needs?

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234354-a-state-of-zen-amd-unveils-new-architectural-details-on-its-latest-cpu-core

FA Cup 2016: Crazy wind-assisted goal for Thamesmead in preliminary round

A wayward shot that looks destined to go behind is kept in play by the wind, allowing Jack Mahoney to score for Thamesmead Town in the preliminary round of the FA Cup.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37174235

NASA has found the lost STEREO-B spacecraft after two years

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After two years lost in space, NASA has spotted the STEREO-B probe. Getting it back online might take some time, though.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234307-nasa-has-found-the-lost-stereo-b-spacecraft-after-two-years