Monday, 31 October 2016

Metropolitan Police apologise over gay abuse investigation

A gay man wins a legal battle with the Met Police over its failure to investigate alleged homophobic abuse.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37827562

London's St George's hospital trust in special measures

The trust responsible for one of the UK's largest teaching hospitals is placed in special measures after it is rated inadequate.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37822649

Heathrow Airport noise complaint every five minutes

Heathrow Airport receives a noise complaint on average every five minutes, according to official data.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37803205

Ex-London Rowing Club captain 'slapped woman on backside'

A former captain of one of England's oldest rowing clubs poured beer over a woman before pulling up her skirt and repeatedly slapping her bottom, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37825699

Camber Sands beach claimed seventh life, coroner reveals

A beach where five friends died during a day trip claimed a seventh life in the summer, a coroner discloses.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-37829390

You can now play Windows Store games offline in Windows 10, but not without jumping through some hoops

Windows 10: One product family, one platform, one store

The Windows 10 Store now supports offline gameplay, but Microsoft has a long way to go to compete with Steam on this front.

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Ludogorets Razgrad v Arsenal

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Ludogorets Razgrad and Arsenal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37823801

It’s time to pardon Edward Snowden, and defuse Putin’s increasingly dangerous weapon

snowden russia head

A pardon for Snowden isn’t just good policy, it’s a move to neutralize a looming threat from an ever-more aggressive Moscow state department.

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Sean Rigg death: Brixton custody sergeant 'clearly lied'

A Metropolitan Police custody sergeant lied at the inquest into Sean Rigg's death, his perjury trial is told.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37822673

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

Udemy ET

If you love to learn, check out the outstanding classes at Udemy. Thousands of online courses are being discounted right now, so you can invest in a new skill -- even if you're on a budget. Whether you want to learn how to design a business logo or how to speak Arabic, there's something here for just about every area of interest. And if you're trying to brush up on your development skills, here are some top-notch recommendations.

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London Welsh 'confident' after being given more time to pay debts

Championship club London Welsh are given more time to pay outstanding debts.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37829045

Kempton: Jockeys Jim Crowley and Freddie Tylicki in hospital after pile-up

Champion jockey Jim Crowley and fellow rider Freddie Tylicki are taken to hospital after four horses fall in a race at Kempton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/37828149

Windows Update is a mess: 3 things Microsoft should do to fix it

Windows 10 Tips Anniversary Update

Microsoft has over-reached with its big-brother policies that inflict the worst parts of Windows Update on every Windows 10 user -- like it or not. Here's how it could fix that.

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Michael Collins insists Leyton Orient squad remain positive despite poor results

Leyton Orient's recent signing Michael Collins insists morale among the squad is high despite a poor start to the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37827810

Game birds filmed in crowded conditions

Tens of thousands of game birds are being held in cages that can lead to injuries and premature death, a BBC investigation uncovers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37733181

New images from NASA show the final resting place of Europe’s ExoMars lander

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High-res photos from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shed some light on Schiaparelli's last moments, while raising questions at the same time.

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Alleged serial killer Stephen Port describes sex binge with Jack Taylor

An alleged serial killer spent 24 hours taking drugs and having sex with a man he is accused of killing, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37825697

Using hardware queues to break the multi-core CPU bottleneck

Haswell

One of the major problems with multicore scaling is the communications bottleneck associated with cache coherency. These issues may be addressable -- and if they are, it could significantly improve multi-core scaling in the future.

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Hampton stabbings: Man 'attacked women over perceived police treatment'

A man went on a "stabbing spree", attacking four women, after he thought he had been mistreated by police, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37824651

Hello Games tweets No Man’s Sky was a mistake, claims it was hacked

nms

Was it a moment of clarity, a disgruntled employee, or a hack? No matter what the answer is, it doesn't bode well for the company.

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Forged rail tickets sold on 'dark web', BBC investigation reveals

Forged rail tickets are being sold on a hidden part of the internet and used at stations without detection, an undercover BBC investigation finds.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37822861

Forged rail tickets sold on 'dark web', BBC investigation reveals

Forged rail tickets are being sold on the "dark web" and used at stations without detection, a BBC investigation finds.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37800623

London Living Wage rises to £9.75 an hour

The voluntary living wage, promoted by the Living Wage Foundation, will go up by 20p an hour.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37820846

Judges reject 'joint enterprise' challenge

Judges have refused to overturn guilty verdicts in a "joint enterprise" challenge by men convicted of group attack murders.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37821764

Woman and two children hit by a car in Newham

A video emerges of the moment a 60-year-old woman and two children are hit by a car in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37822670

Southern rail returns to 'normal' timetable

Southern rail's reduced timetable, which it introduced in an attempt to cope with staff shortages and industrial action, has ended.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37820778

'Stressed' game birds filmed in cramped cages

Pheasants and partridges, used to breed chicks for shooting estates across the UK, have been filmed in cramped cages which could lead to injury and death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37787924

Spectred isle

Wherever you are in England there could be a local wraith, ghoul or phantom waiting in the shadows. Here are some of the more interesting examples.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37717362

Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints in London in 2017

The Miami Dolphins will play the New Orleans Saints in London as part of the NFL's International Series in 2017.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/american-football/37817855

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Rail delays for Christmas travellers

Engineering projects will mean significant delays for rail passengers during the Christmas holidays.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37816576

Public asked to record 'witch' markings on Halloween

Members of the public are asked to help create a record of ritual markings on buildings that were once believed to ward off evil spirits.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37817785

Sarah Olney to fight Richmond by-election for Lib Dems

The Lib Dems confirm Sarah Olney will run against Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park by-election.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37816950

Arsenal Ladies v Doncaster Rovers Belles

Live coverage of Sunday's Women's Super League One game between Arsenal Ladies and Doncaster Rovers Belles.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37742894

Work capability assessment overhaul for disabled

Disability benefit assessments are to become more "personalised" to better help claimants find jobs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37810701

Harry Potter play 'shouldn't be made into film', says director David Yates

Speakign to Newsbeat, director David Yates says there's something "unique and special" about keeping it as a play.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/37810065

Eurostar passenger's WW2 shell delays trains

Two Eurostar trains are delayed as a passenger tries to take a World War Two shell on board.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37815314

Saturday, 29 October 2016

HMS Belfast marks 45 years on the River Thames

It has been 45 years since HMS Belfast sailed up the River Thames and opened to the public.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37810019

Wood Green stabbing: Man charged with murder

A man is charged with murdering a 33-year-old outside a north London pub.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37810015

Forest Green Rovers v Dagenham & Redbridge

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Forest Green Rovers and Dagenham & Redbridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37737783

North Ferriby United v Bromley

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between North Ferriby United and Bromley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37737798

York City v Sutton United

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between York City and Sutton United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37737851

Leyton Orient v Crewe Alexandra

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Leyton Orient and Crewe Alexandra.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37737104

Barnet v Hartlepool United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37737101

Charlton Athletic v Chesterfield

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37736826

Oxford United v Millwall

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37736829

AFC Wimbledon v Bradford City

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37737043

Alexandra Palace: Restoration reveals hidden theatre

Campaigners hoping to restore Alexandra Palace in London to its former glory are getting closer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37809424

M25 Quiz

The M25 was officially opened 30 years ago but how much do you know about it? Test your knowledge of the London orbital road.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37798396

Friday, 28 October 2016

Comparing Skyrim: Enhanced Edition with the classic version

SkyrimSE_FallForest_FULL

Skyrim's new Special Edition promises a graphics overhaul, but how does it compare with the original -- or the original's mods?

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Teenager killed on 19th birthday in Ilford party stabbing

A teenager is stabbed to death on his 19th birthday while attending a friend's birthday party in north-east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37806094

National Theatre hires out Halloween costumes

Did you know you can hire an outfit from the costume department at the National Theatre for Halloween?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37806092

Lily Allen told by cabbie 'find an immigrant driver'

Singer Lilly Allen says she had a "glimpse of what it feels like to be discriminated against" after being shunned by a taxi driver.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37801205

In bid to achieve quantum encryption, China set to finish 2,000-kilometer ‘quantum link’

quantum dots head

China is nearing completion of another major facet in its push for a quantum phone at the capital building: a 2,000-kilometer fiber-optic line for ferrying quantum encryption keys.

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Scientists plan to aim the world’s most powerful telescopes at the ‘alien megastructure star’

alien megastructures

We still can't explain why KIC 8462852 (aka Tabby's Star) is dimming, but focusing the combined power of Earth's most powerful radio telescopes on the distant star should help us uncover its mysteries.

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Night Tube to launch on Northern Line in November

The Night Tube will launch on the Charing Cross branch of the Northern line on 18 November, Transport for London (TfL) says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37798374

Michael Collins: Leyton Orient sign former Huddersfield Town midfielder

League Two club Leyton Orient sign former Huddersfield and Scunthorpe midfielder Michael Collins on a short-term deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37804584

Samsung’s mobile division profits fall by 96% in wake of Note 7 disaster

Samsung-Burnout

Samsung's mobile division took a shellacking this past quarter thanks to the Note 7's double-recall, but the Korean company believes the problem is behind it, with no long-term impacts on its mobile divisions market share or popularity.

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Boy with cerebral palsy wins dream West End role

An 11 year-old boy who suffers from cerebral palsy has been given a starring role in the West End.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37786879

This week in space: DARPA, Juno, and no aliens

juno

This week in space: Juno is back in fighting trim, DARPA is working with Australia to weaponize kangaroos (just kidding, they actually built a space debris telescope), we found a new trans-Neptunian object, and no -- despite how awesome it would be, there probably aren't aliens building a Dyson sphere around Tabby's Star.

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Fulham v Huddersfield Town

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37736406

Stefano Brizzi: PC Gordon Semple 'died during dangerous sex game'

A police officer found dismembered did note use a "safe word" during a "very dangerous" sex game, his alleged killer has told jurors.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37801201

How to customize Windows 10 colors

Nearby exoplanet Proxima b could be a habitable ocean world

Artist's impression of the planet orbiting Proxima Centauri

Ready to go for a swim? The biggest swimming pool in this section of the galaxy could be just 24 trillion miles away.

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Serial killer accused Stephen Port 'last saw alleged victim at sex party'

An alleged serial killer last saw one of the men he is accused of murdering at a "sex and drugs party", a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37798375

Uber drivers win employee rights case

UK tribunal rules Uber drivers are entitled to holiday pay, rest breaks and National Living Wage, their lawyers say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37802386

Sunderland v Arsenal

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37737719

Premiership: Saracens v Leicester

Team news as Saracens host Leicester in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Allianz Park (15:00 BST).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37770546

Premiership: Harlequins v Worcester

Team news as Harlequins host Worcester in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Twickenham Stoop (15:00 BST).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37770419

Apple unveils new MacBook Pros, but skips the iMac and Mac Pro

Apple MacBook

Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro products yesterday, shifted the positioning of its older MacBook Pro SKUs, and introduced new hardware featuring AMD's Polaris GPU. The Mac Pro, however, is still stuck on 3.5 year-old chips.

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Arsene Wenger - Challenge that injured Lucas Perez was 'stupid'

The tackle that has sidelined Arsenal striker Lucas Perez for eight weeks was "stupid" says Gunners' boss Arsene Wenger.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37799156

Crystal Palace v Liverpool

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37737704

Big Ben chimes to be silenced for repairs

Urgent repairs are to be carried on Britain's most famous clock tower at a cost of £29m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37796806

Southampton v Chelsea

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37742966

Arsene Wenger: English football does not have a hooligan problem

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says there is no "hooligan problem" in English football and calls for the return of safe standing.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37799225

Everton v West Ham United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37742967

Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37737691

The Marksman in Bethnal Green is Michelin pub of the year

A "proper neighbourhood pub" in east London is the first in the capital to be named Michelin Pub of the Year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37798373

Terror review suggests London police forces should merge

A major review of London's ability to deal with a terror attack suggests the three police forces serving the capital could be merged.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37794847

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Uber employment tribunal: Ruling due in London

Uber drivers in London will learn later whether they are entitled to basic employment rights.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37787067

Abuse inquiry dropped investigation into lawyer's conduct

The child sex abuse inquiry dropped an investigation of its most senior lawyer despite a disclosure of alleged sexual assault.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37787257

Ideas of Remembrance

As a Poppy Appeal campaign launches in London, what do veterans and the public think of its message?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37789795

Hammersmith Margravine Cemetery: 'Ghoulish' reception protected

A Victorian reception house in a London cemetery used to store coffins to stop poor people keeping dead bodies in their homes is given Grade II listing.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37789885

London Welsh rugby club faces new winding-up order

London Welsh rugby club face a winding-up petition issued by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37794754

West Ham: MP says club should play behind closed doors if violence is repeated

West Ham should be forced to play behind closed doors if the violence of Wednesday's derby with Chelsea is repeated, an MP has said.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37793920

Russia unveils its new class of RS-28 ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missiles

RS-28 Satan 2 nuclear missile

Russia has unveiled a new heavy ICBM with the ability to deliver a 40-50MT warhead and a 10,000km range. But while this does represent a major new design for Russia, more than anything it's a sign of Russia's interest in exerting pressure on the American electorate.

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Russia unveils its new class of RS-28 ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missiles

RS-28 Satan 2 nuclear missile

Russia has unveiled a new heavy ICBM with the ability to deliver a 40-50MT warhead and a 10,000km range. But while this does represent a major new design for Russia, more than anything it's a sign of Russia's interest in exerting pressure on the American electorate.

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Alleged serial killer Stephen Port describes 'hyper high' sex

An alleged serial killer used the party drug GHB as it gave him a "hyper high" during sex, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37789892

PC Gordon Semple murder accused 'had no intention to harm'

A man accused of murdering a police officer at his south London home tells an Old Bailey jury that he had no intention of hurting him.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37786881

ET deals: Dell Inspiron 3650 quad-core desktop PC for $579

Dell Inspiron ET

For a limited time, Dell is offering up a massive discount on the Inspiron 3650 desktop PC. With today's coupon in play, you'll snag this powerful quad-core tower PC for 47% off the sticker price.

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Apple special event live blog: New MacBooks on the horizon

MacBook Pro

At today's special event, Apple will likely show off a handful of major Mac updates. New laptops are definitely in the cards, but the rumor mill hasn't been very kind to the beleaguered Mac desktop fans among us. The event begins at 1pm ET (10am PT), and we'll be live blogging the entire thing.

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Google Brain’s neural-net AI dreams up its own encryption strategy

Ultron2_feature

Neural networks can learn to protect the confidentiality of their data from other neural networks.

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Queens Park Rangers v Brentford (Fri)

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Championship game between Queens Park Rangers and Brentford (19:45 BST).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37724480

West Ham: 'Homophobic flyers' at Chelsea game investigated

Football authorities and the police are investigating allegations that homophobic flyers were distributed at West Ham v Chelsea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37789705

Why MIT is teaming up with Lamborghini: to create even better supercars

Lamborghini Egoista LF 3-4 HERO

Lamborghini wants MIT's genius engineers to help craft the next generation of faster, lighter, safer, and more efficient supercars. It'll look good on their resumes, too.

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UKIP backing Zac Goldsmith in by-election

UKIP backs Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park by-election and won't be fielding its own candidate.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37786753

Microsoft unveils new Core i7 Surface Book, all-in-one Surface Studio PC

SurfaceStudioFeature

Microsoft announced multiple new Surface products yesterday, including the innovative Surface Studio and the updated Surface Book. The company's hardware efforts have been plagued by bugs, errata, and issues -- will this be the launch that finally goes smoothly?

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Les Ferdinand: QPR director of football stresses club must be patient

Queens Park Rangers must be patient as they seek a return to the Premier League, says director of football Les Ferdinand.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37788119

Man in court over suspect North Greenwich Tube device

A 19-year-old man appears in court charged with making an explosive substance after a suspect device was found on a London Underground train.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37786878

Piccadilly line Tube drivers to vote on strike action

Londoners may face disruption on the Underground before Christmas with drivers set to vote over strike action.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37786876

Sun journalist has conviction quashed

The Sun's Anthony France has his conviction for paying for tip-offs from an anti-terror officer quashed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37786998

Toddlers 'should get heart risk test'

Every child should be screened for an inherited form of heart disease when they have their routine jabs, experts suggest.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37775310

Bangladesh v England: Zafar Ansari and Steven Finn picked for second Test

England spinner Zafar Ansari will make his Test debut against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday, with Steven Finn replacing Stuart Broad.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/37785122

Waiter knocks thumb off Roman sculpture at British Museum

A waiter working at the British Museum knocked the thumb off a priceless Roman sculpture, it has emerged.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37786103

West Ham v Chelsea: Children hit with coins amid violence

A football fan has said he and his eight-year-old daughter were pelted with coins as violence broke out when West Ham played Chelsea in the EFL Cup.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37786596

Stabbed teenager Jamel Boyce's parents release intensive care picture

The parents of a boy left fighting for his life after being stabbed release a picture of him in intensive care in a bid to find his attackers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37785195

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Venues 'should hold terror training'

The security industry is concerned that some venues are not taking up free terror training.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37778205

The Premier League Show: Gary Lineker meets Frank Lampard in New York

Gary Lineker meets Frank Lampard to discuss life in the United States and asks him if he would have considered a move from Chelsea when he was younger.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37778228

Take off

Heathrow's third runway could involve planes taking off from a "ramp" over a motorway. How would this work, asks Harry Low.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37774857

Counter-terror training 'should be part of venue licence'

A private security expert says venues should take counter-terrorism training as part of obtaining a licence.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37750098

Big Bang: The day that made London a financial powerhouse

Thirty years ago today the City changed forever after radical new rules were introduced.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37777718

Stop and search: Police training aims to raise standards

Police using stop and search face new training and standards in a move to reform the controversial measure.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37780258

Poppy Appeal urges public to 'rethink Remembrance'

This year's Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal promotes recognition of younger veterans and serving soldiers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37780257

Big Bang theory

Thirty years ago in a single day Big Bang deregulated the City of London, creating a financial sector many believe can withstand anything Brexit can throw at it.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37751599

West Ham v Chelsea: Slaven Bilic criticises 'unacceptable' fan behaviour in EFL Cup tie

West Ham say they will issue life bans to any supporters involved in the crowd disturbances during their EFL Cup win over Chelsea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37783810

West Ham to face Man Utd in EFL Cup, Arsenal face Saints

Manchester United's reward for knocking out holders Manchester City is a home EFL Cup quarter-final tie with West Ham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37783273

LIGO’s black hole detection survives the gravatstar test

Gravitational Waves

LIGO famously saw two black holes merging -- but it turns out it may have seen an event even more exotic and intriguing than that.

The post LIGO’s black hole detection survives the gravatstar test appeared first on ExtremeTech.



from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/237917-ligos-black-hole-detection-survives-the-gravatstar-test

North Greenwich Tube device suspect charged

A 19-year-old man is charged after a suspicious device was blown up in a controlled explosion at a London Tube station.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37782215

MIT demonstrates nightmare-fuel AI just in time for Halloween

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Aficionados of creepypasta will find a lot to love here. It's like a visual Markov generator for viscerally horrifying images.

The post MIT demonstrates nightmare-fuel AI just in time for Halloween appeared first on ExtremeTech.



from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238274-mit-demonstrates-nightmare-fuel-ai-just-in-time-for-halloween

British Transport Police wants armed officers to use the Tube

British Transport Police wants its armed officers to travel around London on the Tube network within the next few months.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37778096

Oxford scientists call into question the idea that the universe’s expansion is accelerating

Dark Matter Hubble ESO

New findings from Oxford University shed a different light on the Nobel-winning discovery that the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate.

The post Oxford scientists call into question the idea that the universe’s expansion is accelerating appeared first on ExtremeTech.



from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238279-oxford-scientists-call-into-question-the-idea-that-the-universes-expansion-is-accelerating

Two men interviewed over London City Airport chemical scare

Two men are interviewed under caution on suspicion of possessing pepper spray after a chemical alert led to the evacuation of London City Airport.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37781132

PC Gordon Semple death: Pathologist doubts 'sex game strangulation' claim

A pathologist tells a jury he doubts a murder accused's claim of "accidentally" strangling a Met Police officer during a "sex game".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37776579

ET deals: Save big on a Dell XPS 8900 Skylake desktop PC

Dell XPS 8900
Ready to replace your aging PC with something new? Dell is currently offering up a 37% discount on the XPS 8900 desktop. With a quad-core Skylake CPU, lots of speedy DDR4 memory, and plenty of room for expansion, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better tower with a price this low.

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By-election 'on Brexit, not Heathrow' vow Lib Dems

The Lib Dems vow to make the Richmond Park by-election about Brexit, not Heathrow.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37779423

Nintendo confirms that footage of its next-gen games console was added in post-production

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Nintendo has confirmed that none of the game footage it showed in its Switch unveil was genuine. This raises certain questions about how ready the platform is for prime time, given that the Switch is supposed to launch in the not-too-distant future.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238271-nintendo-confirms-that-footage-of-its-next-gen-games-console-was-added-in-post-production

Images released after West Ham v Middlesbrough violence

Images of seven men police want to identify when rival fans clashed after West Ham's match against Middlesbrough are released by the Met.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37778091

Met Police 'may struggle' to recruit firearms officers quickly

The Metropolitan Police Service could struggle to increase the number of its full-time specialist firearms officers, the Met Police Federation warns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37762369

Self-driving truck makes short hops for brewery

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A startup called Otto announced a few months ago that it was working on a kit that could turn a semi truck into a self-driving vehicle, and it's just completed its first real-world test with the help of Anheuser-Busch.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238258-self-driving-truck-travels-120-miles-to-make-its-first-shipment-of-beer

Wladimir Klitschko wants to fight Anthony Joshua in 'March or April'

Wladimir Klitschko says he wants to fight British heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua in March or April after a planned December fight fell through.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/37777939

Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 — and nobody noticed

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Apple has been building its own custom GPU cores for several generations, sneaking past tech press radar and into smartphones and tablets.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/238246-apple-built-its-own-custom-gpu-core-starting-with-the-iphone-6-and-nobody-noticed

Northolt armed stand-off: Man sectioned

A man who was arrested following a three-day stand-off involving armed police in west London is detained under the Mental Health Act.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37778088

Theatre director Howard Davies dies aged 71

Theatre director Howard Davies, who won three Olivier awards for his productions, dies aged 71.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37774108

Nick Boles MP reveals cancer diagnosis

Former Conservative minister Nick Boles reveals he is battling cancer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37774287

Black history row over Sadiq Khan image

A students' union apologises for using the faces of Zayn Malik and Sadiq Khan to mark Black History Month.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37772968

Stephen Port told victim's partner 'I hope he wasn't murdered'

A man on trial for killing four gay men contacted the boyfriend of one victim on Facebook saying "I hope he wasn't murdered", a jury hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37776575

Jonny Bairstow: Zafar Ansari can be a 'good asset' for England

England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow says the pace of spin bowler Zafar Ansari can be a "positive" for England.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/37774066

The PS4 Pro’s chief architect shares surprising details on the system’s architecture

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The head designer on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro, Mark Cerny, has shared new details about the platform -- and his answers confound some of our previous expectations.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/238261-the-ps4-pros-chief-architect-shares-surprising-details-on-the-systems-architecture

Free childcare demand stretches nurseries

Nursery providers are warning that a plan to give nearly all children in England 30 hours of free childcare will likely collapse due to the demand and rising costs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37745435

New Heathrow runway may be built on ramp over M25

The transport secretary says Heathrow's new runway could involve a "ramp" over the M25.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37773052

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Zac Goldsmith story

The environmentalist who joined the Conservatives and quit the party over Heathrow.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37768657

James DeGale to take on Badou Jack in Las Vegas

Britain's James DeGale will take on Sweden's Badou Jack in Las Vegas on 14 January in a unification bout.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/37768509

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

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Asian cars (Korean and Japanese) are most reliable. Buick shocker: No. 3 overall. Tech complexity turns off some owners.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238107-consumer-reports-announces-most-least-reliable-cars-with-plenty-of-surprises

Nvidia’s GTX 1050, 1050 Ti seize the entry-level GPU performance crown from AMD

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The GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050 have arrived from Nvidia, and they're potent trouble for AMD's new lower-end GPUs.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/238225-nvidias-gtx-1050-1050-ti-seize-the-entry-level-gpu-performance-crown-from-amd

Jack O'Connell to star in Alexander McQueen biopic

Actor Jack O'Connell is to play Alexander McQueen in a film biopic of late fashion designer's life.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37765780

New probe measures electrical activity of hundreds of individual neurons in living brains

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Researchers at CalTech have developed a new, minimally invasive probe that can measure electrical activity in three dimensions, which could be a huge breakthrough for our understanding of cognition and neural activity.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238168-new-probe-measures-electrical-activity-of-hundreds-of-individual-neurons-in-living-brains

Heathrow: What happens next?

Now that the government has approved expansion at Heathrow Airport, what will be the next steps to bring the plans to fruition?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37642814

ET deals: 55-inch Samsung UHD curved smart TV for $900 with bonus gift card

55 Curved Samsung
Looking for an affordable curved 4K television for your living room? Consider grabbing this slick 55-inch Samsung UHDTV from Dell. This 2016 model is still relatively new, but it's already getting a steep price cut. Even better, Dell will throw in a $300 eGift card on top if you act fast.

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Chris Ashton: Saracens 'disappointed' by winger's decision to join Toulon

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall is "disappointed" by winger Chris Ashton's decision to leave for French side Toulon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37767996

2017 Acura NSX tested: Why it’s the exemplar for all supercars

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One engine, two turbos, three electric motors, good for 0-60 in less than 3 seconds. Soon, all supercars will need to be hybrids.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/237651-2017-acura-nsx-why-its-the-exemplar-for-all-supercars

Why one small company thinks it has the key to extending Moore’s Law

Silicon wafer
Scaling older chips to newer process nodes has been a major problem for a number of industries, but Atomera thinks it has a technology that'll solve the problem.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/238184-why-one-small-company-thinks-it-has-the-key-to-extending-moores-law

West Ham United v Chelsea

Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's EFL Cup game between West Ham United and Chelsea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37700008

Astronomers get a chance to watch a rare red nova in its opening strains

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This doomed dynamic duo is just clearing its throat before it really starts to make a scene. Some six years hence, the binary pair will explode as a red nova, and this time we don't even have to choose between getting popcorn and watching the previews.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238193-astronomers-get-a-chance-to-watch-a-rare-red-nova-in-its-opening-strains

New London phone boxes to offer free calls and Wi-Fi

New phone boxes offering free calls and ultrafast Wi-Fi will be introduced on the streets of central London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37765021

PC Gordon Semple death: Stefano Brizzi 'spent days' with body

A man accused of cooking and eating parts of a police officer told detectives he spent "days" dealing with the body, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37765276

Heather Knight: England captain welcomes parity for women at 2017 World Cup

England captain Heather Knight welcomes the news teams at the 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup will be treated the same as male sides.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/37764137

Bromley v Dover Athletic

Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Bromley and Dover Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37686781

Dagenham & Redbridge v Aldershot Town

Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Dagenham & Redbridge and Aldershot Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37686806

Sutton United v Maidstone United

Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Sutton United and Maidstone United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37686779

Newport County v Barnet

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37646624

Zac Goldsmith set to quit as MP over Heathrow decision

Conservative Zac Goldsmith is to resign and force a by-election in protest at Heathrow expansion.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37764269

IoT devices likely drove Friday Internet blackout, some products already recalled

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The Internet of Things is likely behind last Friday's Internet blackout, and the problem is going to get much worse before it gets better.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/electronics/238169-iot-devices-likely-drove-friday-internet-blackout-some-products-already-recalled

Emma Rice: Shakespeare's Globe boss to leave over lighting row

Shakespeare's Globe artistic director Emma Rice is to leave in 2018 after its board decides her methods are not authentic enough.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37761530

Put to flight

The construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport will lead to one village being flattened and others partly demolished. Now that the decision has finally been made, how are people coping?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37667371

Heathrow's tricky landing - in 60 seconds

BBC News explains the bumpy ride that lasted over a decade, eventually leading to Heathrow airport getting approval for a third runway.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37660063

Chris Ashton: Saracens and England winger to join Toulon

Saracens and England winger Chris Ashton will join French Top 14 side Toulon at the end of the 2016-17 Premiership season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37764138

Arsenal v Reading

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Reading.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37686618

Heathrow airport expansion 'approved'

Expansion of Heathrow airport approved by committee of ministers, source tells BBC

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37760187

Watford investigated by Football League over 'forged bank letter' claims

Watford are being investigated by the Football League for allegedly supplying false financial information.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37759489

Girl, 11, sexually assaulted by boys aged under 10 in Teddington Cemetery

An 11-year-old girl has been sexually assaulted by three boys under the age of 10, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37759863

The history of London's Heathrow airport

A look back at how Heathrow grew from an airfield where passengers waited for flights in tents, to a major hub with about 75 million people passing through it each year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37753262

Monday, 24 October 2016

Mums of premature babies call for more maternity leave

Mums of premature babies call for their statutory maternity leave to be extended - to take account of the weeks they may spend waiting for their child to come out of hospital.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37750548

Harry Potter play up for three Evening Standard Awards

Hit West End play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is up for three honours at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37752961

Airport expansion

The decision whether to opt for a new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick is the latest chapter in a 50-year saga - but how much have the delays cost the UK economy?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37575698

Heathrow expansion decision imminent

The government is set to announce later its long-awaited decision on airport expansion, with Heathrow considered the favourite.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37750487

EFL Cup: West Ham v Chelsea tie to see enhanced security at London Stadium

There will be enhanced security checks and an alcohol ban when West Ham meet Chelsea in the EFL Cup on Wednesday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37758442

Anthony Joshua will not fight Wladimir Klitschko in 2016 but spring bout expected

A fight between Britain's IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko will not happen before 2017.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/37758260

Security firm claims implantable cardiac devices can be hacked

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Getting your computer hacked is an annoyance, but getting your heart hacked is much worse.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238161-security-firm-claims-implantable-cardiac-devices-can-be-hacked

Alleged serial killer Stephen Port 'drugged and raped close friend'

An alleged serial killer drugged and raped a man who regarded him as a close friend, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37751295

Nintendo patent filings suggest the Switch could be hiding some significant features

Nintendo Switch Console 2
The Nintendo Switch may have dropped last week, but there are signs that Nintendo hasn't revealed everything the console can do.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/238143-nintendo-patent-filings-suggest-the-switch-could-be-hiding-some-significant-features

In a historic moment for AI, computers gain ability to generalize learning between activities

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For arguably the first time in history a neural network has achieved the ability to generalize learning, and the ramifications could be truly seismic.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238073-in-historic-moment-for-ai-computers-gain-ability-to-generalize-learning-between-activities

Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup game between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37686653

ET deals: GoDaddy web hosting roundup

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Today, GoDaddy is running a massive sale on a range of excellent products. Whether you're starting a brand new website, or simply looking to save some cash on your SSL certificate, these deals are definitely worth a look-see.

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Google quietly changed its privacy policy, no longer promises to anonymize your personal information when selling ads

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Google has removed language from its privacy policy in which it promised to keep customer data sandboxed and anonymous.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/238093-google-quietly-changed-its-privacy-policy-no-longer-promises-to-anonymize-your-personal-information-when-selling-ads

Planet nine might be pulling our solar system out of alignment

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A planet we've never seen may have shaped the solar system as we know it.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/238069-planet-nine-might-be-pulling-our-solar-system-out-of-alignment

Arrest over chemical alert at London City Airport

A 25-year-old man is arrested after a chemical alert that led to the evacuation of London City Airport.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37753261

PC Semple murder: Witness heard 'someone throwing up on the carpet'

A man who called at the home Stefano Brizzi has told his trial the moment PC Gordon Semple was strangled sounded like someone "throwing up on the carpet".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37753260

Wales players George North & Jamie Roberts clear to play Australia

Wales will have their England-based players available to face Australia after Premiership clubs agree to a "one-off" change of policy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37754595

Northolt armed stand-off: Police actions to be reviewed

The actions police took during a three-day armed stand-off with a man thought to have stockpiled petrol in his home are to be reviewed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37751293

Moussa Sissoko: Tottenham midfielder charged for Harry Arter incident

Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko is charged by the Football Association for an alleged elbow on Bournemouth's Harry Arter.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37749695

AT&T, Time Warner unveil massive $85 billion merger with zero benefit for consumers

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AT&T has announced its intent to purchase Time Warner for $85 billion, but the deal has no discernible upside for consumers and may run into regulatory trouble.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/238078-att-time-warner-unveil-massive-85-billion-merger

Diabetes Type 2: Offer gastric surgery regardless of weight, says surgeon

Thousands of patients with Type 2 Diabetes are being denied the chance of life-saving surgery because they do not fit strict NHS guidelines on weight.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37567101

Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss says he "did not mock Manchester United"

Antonio Conte says he was "not mocking anyone" after appearing to antagonise Jose Mourinho after Chelsea's 4-0 win.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37746288

Maro Itoje: England forward injures hand and could miss autumn internationals

Maro Itoje is a doubt for England's autumn internationals after injuring his hand in Saracens' Champions Cup win over Scarlets.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37745940

Diabetes Type 2: How gastric surgery can 'cure' patients

Treating Type 2 diabetes costs the NHS £10bn a year but a leading doctor at Kings College London believes there is a way to cut back on costs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37723299

Could AI replace judges and lawyers?

A study has found that artificial intelligence could correctly predict the outcome of legal cases.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37749697

Richard Nicoll, who designed for Jack Wills and Topshop, has died, aged 39

London fashion designer Richard Nicoll has died suddenly, aged 39.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/37729806

Sunday, 23 October 2016

Diabetes amputations 'eight times more likely' in parts of England

People with diabetes in some parts of England are eight times more likely to suffer an amputation as others, figures show.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37726675

AI predicts outcome of human rights cases

A research project has found that an AI could accurately predict the outcome of legal cases nearly 80% of the time.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37727387

When a £58k salary can't buy a flat

It is the most common residential road name in Great Britain, but what is it like living in Station Road in Islington, London?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37696978

Northolt armed stand-off ends as police enter house

A three-day stand-off between armed police and a man feared to have stockpiled petrol at his home ends as officers enter the house in west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37745616

NFL: New York Giants beat Los Angeles Rams 17-10 at Twickenham

The New York Giants beat the Los Angeles Rams 17-10 in the first NFL game to be played at Twickenham, in front of a 75,000 sell-out crowd.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/american-football/37745803

Murder probe after woman's body found

Police launch a murder investigation after the body of a woman is found on waste ground under a flyover.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37742797

Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry dies

Jimmy Perry, creator of one of TV's most popular, comedy series, Dad's Army, has died aged 93.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37743674

Why not both?

Theo Leggett looks at the case for expanding both Heathrow and Gatwick airports

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37733288

Banks poised to relocate out of UK over Brexit, BBA warns

Large banks are set to relocate out of the UK early next year over fears around Brexit, says the boss of the British Bankers' Association.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37743700

Seventy more Calais children arrive

Seventy migrant children from Calais, including the first group without relatives in Britain being brought to the UK under the so-called Dubs amendment, arrive in the country.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37741153

Northolt armed stand-off: Second night of talks

Armed police spend a second night locked in a stand-off with a man thought to be in possession of "dangerous items".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37742796

Saturday, 22 October 2016

Tube alert: Police given more time to hold suspect

Counter-terror police investigating the discovery of a suspicious item on a Tube train are granted a warrant to hold a man for further questioning.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37742596

European Champions Cup: Saracens 44-26 Scarlets

Saracens produce a fine performance to beat a valiant Scarlets 44-26 in the European Champions Cup at Allianz Park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37740678

Northolt 'armed' stand-off: Homes evacuated

Police evacuate about 80 people from their homes in Northolt, north-west London, in a stand-off with a man reportedly armed with "dangerous items".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37739459

Northolt 'armed' stand-off: Homes evacuated

Police have evacuated about 80 people from their homes in a stand-off with a man reported to be in possession of "dangerous items".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37741422