Saturday, 31 December 2016

New Year Acton pub fire: Revellers flee Aeronaut blaze

New Year revellers had to be evacuated from a west London pub gutted by a fire that started just 30 minutes into 2017.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38482078

Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss says Premier League title, not records, is focus

Chelsea's record-equalling winning streak is not significant unless they win the title, says manager Antonio Conte.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38480575

Steve McClaren: Derby County boss wants Chris Martin back from Fulham loan

Derby manager Steve McClaren says he wants Chris Martin to return early from his season-long loan with Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38480749

Jonny Benjamin: How I went from suicide attempt to MBE

Jonny Benjamin has been rewarded for his campaigning work on mental health after a stranger persuaded him not to kill himself.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/38477747

Barnet sign Peterborough's Ricardo Almeida Santos & David Tutonda from Cardiff City

Barnet sign Ricardo Almeida Santos for £100,000 from Peterborough and bring in Cardiff City's David Tutonda.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38478384

Man stabbed to death outside flats in Peckham

A man is stabbed to death outside a block of flats in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38477762

Jota: Brentford midfielder to return early from loan spell with La Liga club Eibar

Brentford recall midfielder Jota six months early from a loan spell with Spanish La Liga club Eibar.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38478316

Brixton funfair stabbing: Man, 18, charged with attempted murder

A teenager is charged with attempted murder after an 18-year-old was knocked off his bike and stabbed near a funfair in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38477757

Flight delays as fog hits London airports

Thousands of people are being advised to check their travel plans as fog continues to affect the South East.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38477001

Leyton Orient v Cambridge United

Live coverage of the New Year's Eve League Two game between Leyton Orient and Cambridge United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38424469

Luton Town v Barnet

Live coverage of the New Year's Eve League Two game between Luton Town and Barnet.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38424463

New Year's Eve security tightened post-Berlin attack

New Year's Eve security across the UK is "modified" in the wake of lorry attacks on Berlin and Nice.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38473292

Southern rail strike disrupts new year travel

Rail travellers are facing yet more disruption as Southern conductors begin a further three-day strike at midnight.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38471442

Secret tunnels and exploding buses

Here are some of the most-watched news videos from around England during 2016.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38366422

Southend United v Charlton Athletic

Live coverage of the New Year's Eve League One game between Southend United and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38424358

Bristol Rovers v AFC Wimbledon

Live coverage of the New Year's Eve League One game between Bristol Rovers and AFC Wimbledon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38424357

Friday, 30 December 2016

Andy Murray & Mo Farah knighted in New Year Honours list

Andy Murray, Mo Farah and Lee Pearson are knighted, while Jessica Ennis-Hill and Katherine Grainger are made dames in the New Year Honours list.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/38462146

New Year honour for teenage campaigner

A teenager who has campaigned against youth violence after a friend's murder is recognised in the New Year Honours list.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-38468138

Chris Martin: On-loan Fulham striker will not return to Derby early - Jokanovic

Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic dismisses reports that striker Chris Martin could return early to Derby from his loan.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38471921

Arsenal Ladies: Rachel Yankey and Emma Byrne released

Former England winger Rachel Yankey and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne are released by Arsenal Ladies.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38473973

Jay Dasilva: Charlton Athletic set to sign Chelsea winger on loan

Charlton Athletic agree a deal to sign winger Jay Dasilva on loan from Chelsea until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38473634

Why iPhone production isn’t coming to the United States

iPhone-6s batt

It's not just the cost of labor -- building an iPhone in the US would be massively complex. China has invested billions of dollars in infrastructure, while Apple's entire supply chain for the product is tuned to Chinese manufacturing. Revamping those decisions would cost a great deal of money.

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Five reasons you should buy a car right now

December to remember hero

If there's one day where everyone wants to move out cars, it's New Year's Eve day. Automakers want sales bragging rights, dealers want to meet the next quota level, sales reps want bonuses. You're in the driver's seat. And you can always walk.

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Crossrail carriage passes extreme-weather tests

Crossrail carriage passes extreme weather tests in Austria.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38471982

Watford v Tottenham Hotspur

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38429666

Arsenal v Crystal Palace

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38429686

Leicester City v West Ham United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38424649

Millwall v Gillingham

Live coverage of Friday's League One game between Millwall and Gillingham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38412359

Chelsea v Stoke City

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38424663

ET deals: Dell Inspiron 15 5000 15.6-inch laptop for $549

Inspiron 15 5000

Today, Dell is offering up a substantial discount on the Inspiron 15 5000 laptop. If you're in need of a powerful 15.6-inch device, this is the perfect time to buy. With a full HD display, a Skylake CPU, a dedicated graphics card, and a sizable hard drive, this laptop offers a complete computing experience wherever you go.

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Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Saracens

Team news as Leicester Tigers host Saracens in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Welford Road (15:00 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38445575

Premier League title race: Chelsea's to lose or six clubs in race?

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola feels there are six clubs in the Premier League title race, but Arsenal's Arsene Wenger says it's Chelsea's to lose.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38471832

Premiership: Worcester Warriors v Harlequins

Team news as Worcester Warriors host Harlequins in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Sixways (15:00 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38445683

Brentford v Norwich City

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38424342

Oxford Bus Company coach overturns on M40 in thick fog

Seventeen people are injured when a coach overturns in thick fog on a motorway slip road.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-38466010

George Michael post-mortem 'inconclusive'

A post-mortem examination into the cause of George Michael's death was "inconclusive", police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38470678

London shares hit year's high at end of 2016 trading

London's FTSE 100 index reaches its highest level to date on the last day of 2016 trading.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38467258

The year in space: Supernovas, gravitational waves, theoretical planets, and Hammer pants

Butterfly Nebula

Supernovae, gravitational waves, exoplanets, a solar flare in 4K, and... space Hammer pants? It's been a wild year.

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FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect

Obama1

The FBI and DHS have released a joint report into the hacking attempts against the United States, while President Obama announces specific sanctions against Russia.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers v Queens Park Rangers

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38424317

Benedict Cumberbatch on new series of Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch talks about the latest series of Sherlock which returns to BBC One on New Year's Day.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38464122

Thursday, 29 December 2016

Two men arrested over Trafalgar Square stabbing death

Two men are arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death near Trafalgar Square.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38464669

Windows 10 may get new dedicated gaming mode in upcoming Redstone 2 update

Rise of the Tomb Raider

Windows 10 is getting a new Game Mode in its upcoming Redstone 2 update, but Microsoft is keeping quiet about what the new mode means or offers for PC gamers.

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Choosing a security camera: A roundup of options

Array of security cameras from Wikipedia

It can be hard to sort through all the options available for home security cameras. We've rounded up some of the leaders in each segment to give you a starting point to choosing one.

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Reading v Fulham

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Championship game between Reading and Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38412159

Bradley Wiggins: British Cycling paper trail for medical package 'does not exist'

British Cycling has failed to provide paperwork to prove the contents of a package sent to Sir Bradley Wiggins in 2011, MP Damian Collins says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/38457434

Dimitar Berbatov: Ex-Man Utd forward wants Premier League return

Former Manchester United, Tottenham and Fulham forward Dimitar Berbatov is keen to return to the Premier League.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38457080

ET deals: Save hundreds with the learn to code 2017 bundle

StackSocial Coding Bundle

If you're interested in learning how to program, you won't want to miss this awesome package on StackSocial. Simply pay more than the average price for the bundle, and you'll get ten online courses that are designed to make just about any of us into competent coders.

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Pentonville Prison death: Third man charged with murder

A third man is charged with murdering a 21-year-old inmate at Pentonville Prison in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38458966

Facebook’s censorship regime is a dangerous gamble

zuckerberg censor head

Facebook's first foray into political censorship must err on the side of falsehood, or it will steer us toward ignorance, censorship, and even higher levels of polarization.

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London shares bob around record highs

A strong performance from some mining companies helps London's FTSE 100 index to pass beyond Wednesday's record closing high of 7,106 points.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38458424

Vaporware: 2016’s wall of shame

EmDrive1

Clickbait, vaporware, smoke and mirrors or outright fraud. The cake was, in fact, a lie. The "best" of 2016, for a certain value of "best."

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Some Google Nexus and Pixel devices are shutting down before the battery is drained

Nexus 6P

Well, that's not good. The Google Pixel and Nexus 6P are both suffering shutdown problems when the battery level reaches roughly 30%.

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London commuters back TfL rail devolution plan, poll says

Most Londoners believe suburban rail routes should be controlled by Transport for London, a poll finds.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38454600

Isabel Gayther: Missing student found safe and well

A student who was reported missing after she failed to turn up at home for Christmas is found.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38458084

House price growth stable in 2016, says Nationwide

House price growth was "stable in 2016" but is likely to slow next year, Nationwide says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38417623

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

The McDonald's drive-thru at 30: A journey back to an exotic experience

The UK's first McDonald's drive-thru is 30 years old, prompting memories of those who visited restaurants in the 1980s when the brand was still new in the UK.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38327032

The Nintendo Switch won’t feature a user-replaceable battery

Nintendo Switch Console

New filings with the FCC show that the upcoming Nintendo Switch won't have a user-replaceable battery. Will this harm the new portable's uptake, or are consumers used to not upgrading or replacing their lithium-ion cells?

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Teenager 'knocked off bike and stabbed' in Brixton

A teenager is critically ill after he was knocked off his bike by a car then stabbed close to a south London funfair, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38455332

Qualcomm fined $865 million by South Korean FTC for abusive business practices

Qualcomm

Qualcomm got slapped with a massive fine related to its patent licensing practices today. The company, unsurprisingly, disputes the findings of the Korean Fair Trade Comission. The KFTC, for its part, doesn't care.

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Santa rally sends London FTSE to record high

Strong gains for miners helps send London's FTSE 100 to a new record high of 7,106 points.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38449901

Walking again: Hyundai’s exoskeleton helps paraplegics move on their own

Hyundai-exo_10-HERo

H-MEX exoskeleton helps paraplegics walk, climb stairs, stand up and sit down. It works. H-WEX makes it easier to lift workplace weights without injury. With the two, Hyundai is throwing its hat into the exoskeleton market.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar from page to stage

Eric Carle's characters are being brought to life in a stage show.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38280862

Sir Bradley Wiggins: Cyclist announces retirement

British cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins announces his retirement at the age of 36.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/38451926

Lenovo Phab2 Pro review roundup: Bad hardware for an incomplete platform

tango

The first consumer Tango phone is a mediocre monster. As debuts for Google's Project Tango go, this one is a miss.

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Afcon 2017: Ex-England winger Wilfried Zaha named in Ivory Coast squad

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is named in Ivory Coast's provisional 24-man squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38451141

Eye candy from space: The most beautiful panoramas and photos of the universe around us

eso1348a, crop, showing NGC 2035 (Dragon's Head nebular) and supernova remnants

Straight outta sci-fi: these beauty shots from all over space offer a startling, spectacular look into the cosmos. Watch the universe at work, from our own lonely planet to the deepest image of the Orion Nebula ever captured.

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Modern slavery fears: Nearly 100 held in nail bar crackdown

Nearly 100 people have been arrested on suspicion of working illegally in British nail bars.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38447101

House price growth 'to slow in 2017'

UK house prices will continue to rise next year but at a much slower rate, the Halifax says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38449261

Average age of London train 'is 19'

The average age of passenger trains in Britain is 21 years old, an investigation finds.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38450117

Ademola Lookman: Everton expect to complete £10m signing of Charlton forward

Everton expect to complete a £10m deal for Charlton's 19-year-old forward Ademola Lookman early in the January transfer window.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38449936

Jeroen Ensink's widow calls for independent investigation into murder

The widow of an academic murdered just metres from his London home has called for an independent investigation into the circumstances leading to his death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38449662

What stories hit the headlines in London in 2016?

BBC News looks back at some of the stories which hit the headlines in the capital during 2016.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38392050

Co-op Group planning 1,500 UK jobs with 100 new stores

The Co-operative Group plans to create 1,500 jobs in the new year by investing £70m to open 100 new stores across Britain.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38445583

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Carrie Fisher, iconic film heroine, has died at the age of 60

carriefisher2-xlarge

Carrie Fisher, the beloved actress who played Princess Leia Organa Solo across four films and nearly 40 years of Star Wars has died today, at the age of 60.

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New leaked benchmarks show AMD’s Ryzen going toe-to-toe with Intel’s Core i7

AMD-Zen-Feature

AMD's Ryzen / Zen core is looking good in leaked benchmarks. For the first time in five years, an AMD-built CPU looks to be capable of competing against its Intel counterpart, even if Chipzilla maintains an overall advantage.

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Star Citizen developer Chris Roberts clarifies engine change to Amazon’s Lumberyard won’t delay the game

star-citizen

Star Citizen has been ported to a new engine and will use Amazon's Lumberyard going forward. While engine ports usually substantially delay game development, there are specific issues in play that make that less likely here.

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Give Chelsea the Premier League trophy now - Robbie Savage

Premier League leaders Chelsea are very unlikely to be caught, according to BBC football pundit Robbie Savage.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38442695

Apple now investigating Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery life results

MacBook Pro

Apple has said it's looking into the battery problems reported by Consumer Reports. A comprehensive explanation of the phenomenon remains scarce.

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George Michael's philanthropy comes to light after his death

Tales of George Michael's philanthropy come to light in the wake of the pop star's death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38442559

Tributes build at George Michael's home

Fans and friends of George Michael have been leaving tributes outside his home in Highgate, north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38442008

Affinity Photo comes to Windows: Nearly all of Photoshop for $40!

Affinty Photo is the closest thing to Photoshop without the price tag

Adobe's Photoshop has long been nearly-unchallenged as the tool for serious photo editing. Now, Affinity Photo is going head-to-head with value pricing and some additional goodies thrown in.

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Man found stabbed to death near Trafalgar Square

A man is found stabbed to death near Trafalgar Square in central London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38442963

Isabel Gayther: Appeal for missing university student

Police say they are becoming increasingly concerned about a university student who failed to turn up to her family's home for Christmas.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38442959

Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38387814

Electoral fraud: Voters will have to show ID in pilot scheme

English councils will pilot a scheme in 2018 where voters will have to show ID to cast their ballot.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38440934

Home ownership 'overestimated by official data'

Home ownership in the UK is overestimated by conventional data, a think tank suggests.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38415213

Tough for City to catch Chelsea - Guardiola

Pep Guardiola says it will be difficult for Manchester City to keep up with Premier League leaders Chelsea in the title race.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38439885

Monday, 26 December 2016

Hackney stabbing: Teenager injured in Hackney JD Sports

A teenager is stabbed in front of shoppers in a JD Sports store in north-east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38436200

Man killed in Camden flat fire

A man has died in a Boxing Day flat fire in north London, the emergency services say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38436195

West Ham: Owners 'not looking for investment' following Red Bull takeover reports

West Ham's owners David Sullivan and David Gold are not looking for investment despite takeover reports, BBC Sport understands.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38435210

Doctors confirm 200-year-old diagnosis

Doctors have confirmed a diagnosis made more than 200 years ago by one of medicine's most influential surgeons.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38409086

Milton Keynes Dons v Charlton Athletic

Live coverage of Monday's League One game between Milton Keynes Dons and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38360837

Millwall v Swindon Town

Live coverage of Monday's League One game between Millwall and Swindon Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38360857

Leyton Orient v Crawley Town

Live coverage of Monday's League Two game between Leyton Orient and Crawley Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38360874

Cheltenham Town v Barnet

Live coverage of Monday's League Two game between Cheltenham Town and Barnet.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38361523

Bromley v Sutton United

Live coverage of Monday's National League game between Bromley and Sutton United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38361265

George Michael: Pop superstar dies at 53

Singer George Michael dies at his home at the age of 53, prompting worldwide tributes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38432862

Rail passengers face major Boxing Day disruption

Rail passengers face major disruption on Boxing Day with 200 sets of rail works planned over Christmas.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38432018

Southend United v AFC Wimbledon

Live coverage of Monday's League One game between Southend United and AFC Wimbledon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38360809

Braintree Town v Dagenham & Redbridge

Live coverage of Monday's National League game between Braintree Town and Dagenham & Redbridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38361221

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss says he is 'immune to excessive reactions'

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he is "immune to excessive reactions" after two successive Premier League defeats.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38428142

Sunday, 25 December 2016

Pump problem leaves properties in London without water

A number of homes are without water in London after a problem with a Thames Water pump at Hampton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38431167

Pedestrian dies after being hit crossing road in Dartford

A man in his 20s dies after being hit by a car while crossing a road in Kent on Christmas Eve.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38431165

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Sam Allardyce: New Crystal Palace boss 'moving on' from 'dark' England exit

New Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce is "moving on" from his "dark" exit from the England job - but could yet face FA sanction.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38428342

Mako Vunipola: Saracens and England prop could miss Six Nations

England prop Mako Vunipola's Six Nations involvement is in doubt after he injured a knee while playing for Saracens.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38427493

New 'Ring of Steel' planned for London Square Mile

A new £5m "ring of steel" is proposed to protect London's "Square Mile" from terrorist attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38418877

Travellers face Christmas rail closures due to planned work

Passengers face rail disruption over the festive period, with 200 planned sets of engineering works.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38425950

Swansea City v West Ham United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38361171

Chelsea v Bournemouth

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Premier League game between Chelsea and Bournemouth.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38361150

Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38361074

Watford v Crystal Palace

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38361127

Friday, 23 December 2016

London at Christmas: Revisiting capital's festive past

BBC News revisits scenes from London's Christmas past to see how the capital has changed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38301208

Apple’s new MacBook Pro is the first MacBook Consumer Reports won’t recommend

Apple MacBook

Apple's latest laptop is the first MacBook Pro to fail to earn a Consumer Reports recommendation. The culprit? Incredibly terrible and wildly varying battery life. Apple can claim its hardware is performing as designed all it wants, but end-users are clearly seeing something different.

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Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far

Windows10PLAEN

Microsoft has finally acknowledged that its "Get Windows 10" campaign made a significant mistake by pushing a malware-style update that changed how the GWX.exe application functioned. The company's explanation of how it 'learned things' from the process, however, still rings false.

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Metropolitan Police removes 250,000 online extremist items

Police are removing an increasing amount of far-right extremist material from the internet.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38419969

Sam Allardyce appointed Crystal Palace manager as Alan Pardew's successor

Crystal Palace appoint former England boss Sam Allardyce as their new manager on a two-and-a-half-year deal, a day after sacking Alan Pardew.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38419024

Man convicted of Hornchurch pub stab murder

A man is convicted of murdering a 60-year-old grandfather who was fatally stabbed in a London pub while trying to protect a barmaid.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38418875

Joe Aribo: Charlton Athletic midfielder extends contract until 2019

Charlton Athletic midfielder Joe Aribo extends his contract with the League One club until the summer of 2019.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38419288

NORAD tracks Santa, and everyone else has orbital ambitions: this week in space

NORAD_Tracks_Santa_2007_Ops_Center

Japan launched a new science satellite, the Electron is ready to fly, and the ESA wants to build a village on the moon. Not bad for the lull before Christmas.

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Fulham: Mike Rigg leaves role as chief football officer at Craven Cottage

Mike Rigg leaves his post of chief football officer at Fulham after agreeing to "cordially part ways" with the club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38419284

Brighton & Hove Albion v Queens Park Rangers

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Queens Park Rangers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38375132

Premiership: Harlequins v Gloucester

Team news as Harlequins host Gloucester in Tuesday's Premiership fixture at Twickenham (16:00 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38381545

Honda may team up with Waymo to make self-driving cars

Google self-driving car prototype, real thing

Google and Honda are chatting about building a self-driving car, which could go into production around 2020.

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Two guilty over Syria terror funding

Two UK men are convicted of using Syria aid convoys to funnel cash to extremists in the war zone.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38419488

Rosecroft Residential Home abuse case: Sixth woman arrested

A sixth woman is arrested by police investigating alleged assaults on pensioners at a south-east London care home.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38418870

Premiership: Saracens v Newcastle Falcons

Team news as Saracens host Newcastle in Christmas Eve's Premiership fixture at Allianz Park (13:30 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38380775

Woman explains how she and two friends were only people on Heathrow flight

A woman explains what happened when she and her two friends were the only passengers on a British Airways flight.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38417534

Could Nintendo’s Switch pack 1080p or 1440p support after all?

Nintendo Switch Console 2

Nintendo might have a different set of specs in store for the Switch than what we've been led to expect.

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Ipswich Town v Fulham

Preview followed by live coverage of Boxing Day's Championship game between Ipswich Town and Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38360560

Only three passengers on BA flight enjoy Champagne and selfies

Three British Airways passengers enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime flight when they are the only ones on board.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38415730

Daniel Vettori: Ex-New Zealand captain to coach Middlesex in T20 Blast

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori joins Middlesex on a three-year deal as Twenty20 head coach.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/38416832

Brentford v Cardiff City

Preview followed by live coverage of Boxing Day's Championship game between Brentford and Cardiff City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38360565

Tom Field: Brentford left-back signs deal until 2020

Brentford youngster Tom Field signs a new deal, which will keep him at the Championship club until the summer of 2020.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38416827

Premiership: Which teams have made the grade heading into round 11?

Former England and Bath centre Jeremy Guscott gives his half-term report into how the Premiership clubs have fared.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38390601

Danny Welbeck: Arsenal and England forward back in full training

Arsenal and England forward Danny Welbeck returns to full training after seven months out with a knee injury.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38414368

Oscar: Chelsea midfielder to join Shanghai SIPG in China

Chelsea and Shanghai SIPG agree terms for midfielder Oscar to move to the Chinese Super League club in the January transfer window.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38414256

Busiest day of festive season expected on UK's roads

Friday is expected to be the busiest day of the festive season on the UK's roads, the AA says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38408408

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Hotpoint and Indesit tumble dryer fires prompt legal move

A consumer group begins a legal bid aimed at improving protection for owners of fire-prone tumble dryers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38404027

Rough sleepers 'urinated on' by public, survey finds

Rough sleepers say they have been sexually assaulted, beaten and urinated on while on the streets.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38386088

Sam Allardyce frontrunner to replace sacked Alan Pardew as Crystal Palace manager

Former England manager Sam Allardyce is the frontrunner for the Crystal Palace job after Alan Pardew was sacked.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38411381

London's Eaton Square most expensive place to buy UK home

London's Eaton Square is named the most expensive place to buy property in the UK.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38406995

Football sex abuse scandal: Chelsea cleared over Gary Johnson claims handling

Chelsea are cleared of breaking any Premier League rules in their handling of historical sex abuse allegations made by a former player.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38411955

Jeffrey Monakana: Sutton United sign former Arsenal trainee

National League club Sutton United sign former Arsenal trainee Jeffrey Monakana until the end of the 2017-18 season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38411777

Dan Sweeney: Barnet to sign Maidstone United midfielder for undisclosed fee

Barnet are to sign Maidstone United midfielder Dan Sweeney, having agreed an undisclosed fee with the non-league club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38411895

Ricky Hayden murder: Second teenager charged with killing

A second man is charged with the murder of celebrity bodyguard stabbed outside his London home.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38406455

The supervolcano that may have killed off Europe’s Neanderthals is stirring again

Campi-Feature

The ancient supervolcano known as the Phlegraean Fields (Italian: Campi Flegrei) could be preparing to erupt. If it does, the near-term impact could be catastrophic.

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Southern train strikes: Soldiers 'on standby' to drive buses

Soldiers are on standby ready to drive rail replacement buses during Southern rail strikes, the BBC learns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38410859

The 6 best Android phones of 2016

all2016

This last year had a ton of great devices, and I've used them all -- here are the six best Android phones from 2016.

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Should you buy a 4K UHD TV for the PS4 Pro?

Horizon

Let's check out a few games and video services on the PS4 Pro, and see how they hold up on a 4K TV. And while we're at it, we'll look ahead to a handful of upcoming titles that will make your wallet quiver in fear.

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This app gives every last corner of Earth an address

What3Words

It's up to the task of getting mail to the nomads on the Mongolian steppes. What do you want to bet Santa has this app on his phone?

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ET deals: 14-inch Dell Latitude 14 7000 touchscreen laptop for $729

Dell Latitude 14 7000

Need a lightweight laptop for business trips? Today, Dell is offering up a substantial discount on the Latitude 14 7000 touchscreen laptop. With a small footprint, a Core i5 CPU, and an SSD, this laptop is a real bargain with today's coupon in play.

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Asheron’s Call, Asheron’s Call 2 both set to close next month after 17 years

asherons_call_2.0

After 17 years, MMO Asheron's Call will go offline on January 31, 2017. Asheron's Call 2, the defunct sequel that was revived in 2012 will also depart the mortal coil at the same time.

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Teddington jogger draws Christmas artwork with GPS app

A jogger uses a fitness tracking app to turn his runs in a London Park into festive art work.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38406453

Tube strike: RMT and TSSA workers to walkout in jobs dispute

Thousands of Tube workers are to strike in a row over jobs and ticket office closures.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38405940

Alan Pardew: Crystal Palace sack manager with club 17th in Premier League

Crystal Palace sack manager Alan Pardew after nearly two years in charge with the club 17th in the Premier League.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38408138

Mayor calls for London train analysis to be published

London's mayor challenges ministers to publish advice they received over possibly devolving suburban rail services to Transport for London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38401457

Matilda performance in London cancelled after cast illness

A performance of West End musical Matilda is cancelled after illness strikes down several cast members.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38403061

Uber’s new creepy update lets you turn people into destinations

Uber

Uber wants to turn your friends and family into destinations, and it's hoping you'll share information with the company to help them do it.

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Diafra Sakho: West Ham striker ruled out for up to eight more weeks

West Ham and Senegal striker Diafra Sakho will miss the Africa Cup of Nations as he is out for up to eight more weeks with a back injury.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38161981

Hugo Lloris: Tottenham goalkeeper signs new contract until 2022

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris signs a new contract with Tottenham Hotspur until 2022.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38405634

Samsung Smart TV update forces users to see ads

Samsung UHDTV

Samsung recently updated its televisions to make viewing ads mandatory if you want to use the Smart TV features. If you haven't recently invested in a set, it may be time to take Samsung permanently off your screens -- at least until it stops requiring you view ads in perpetuity on hardware you already paid for.

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Adam Jones: Harlequins prop extends deal and joins coaching staff

Former Wales prop Adam Jones extends his contract with Harlequins and will combine playing with a coaching role.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38403592

London Welsh granted temporary licence after 20-point deduction

London Welsh are granted a temporary licence for their next two Championship games, but are deducted 20 league points.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38405121

George North: Ex-Saracens captain Alistair Hargreaves calls review findings 'disgrace'

Ex-Saracens captain Alistair Hargreaves says the review into the handling of George North's head injury is "a disgrace".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38403463

Rufus Sewell says role in Art was 'very inconvenient' for family

Actor Rufus Sewell says appearing in Art is "very inconvenient" - as it required moving his family across the Atlantic for Christmas.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38393354

Aaron Finch: Surrey re-sign Australia opener for T20 Blast

Surrey re-sign Australia opening batsman Aaron Finch for next year's T20 Blast competition.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/38403583

Storm Barbara threatens to disrupt Christmas travel

Gusts of up to 90mph could hit parts of the UK on Friday and Saturday as Storm Barbara sweeps in.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38397432

Harry Potter producer Sonia Friedman up for The Stage awards hat-trick

The producer of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is among the nominees at this year's The Stage awards.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38402143

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Ten people to get NHS bionic eyes

The NHS will pay for 10 blind patients to have "bionic eyes" to help treat an inherited form of blindness.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38391247

'Amazing difference that little bit of light can make'

NHS England is rolling out bionic implants to 10 blind people, and one man says it changed his life.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38400515

'Please offer me a seat' Tube badges rolled out on TfL

Transport for London rolls out "Please offer me a seat" badge for people with hidden disabilities.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38394124

Southern Rail hit by delay... on road

Southern Rail faced an unexpected delay - when a lorry transporting a carriage got stuck on a road.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38400214

New Barnes & Noble Android tablet runs same ‘malware’ app recently found on Blu phones

New-Barnes-Noble-Nook-Tablet-7-1

Malware or not, this was a foolish choice by Barnes & Noble.

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Cash machine blast gang jailed

Four men are jailed over a series of cash machine explosions at petrol stations and other places.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38398316

Nvidia offering ‘PC Gaming Revival’ kits to make old hardware fresh again

PCGamingRevival

Nvidia is offering a new "PC Revival Kit" bundle to customers in Latin America. If it catches on, will we see similar products selling in the US?

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MIT study: Driverless truck platoons will save fuel and money, especially if they tailgate

MIT-TruckPlatoon_0

MIT studies whether autonomous truck convoys are more efficient being dispatched at regular times, or waiting until, say, five or 10 trucks are ready to go. Fuel savings of 20% are possible when platooning.

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Mat Luamanu: Harlequins back row forward given third ban of the season

Harlequins' Mat Luamanu gets a three-week ban for his red card against Timisoara Saracens, his third ban of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38396966

Steve Holland: England appoint assistant on permanent basis

Steve Holland is to leave Chelsea to join Gareth Southgate's England set-up full-time after an interim spell as assistant manager.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38398254

EPA now concedes fracking is a hazard to drinking water

fracking-well

After a year-long review of the data, the EPA has concluded that fracking poses a systemic danger to clean groundwater. But it's not necessarily inherent to the technology of fracking itself. Human handling is a lot of the problem.

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Richie Barker: Charlton add former MK Dons coach to backroom staff

Charlton boss Karl Robinson adds Richie Barker, who previously worked alongside him MK Dons, to his backroom staff.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38396960

Berlin attacks: Palace roads closed in security review

UK security is being tightened in the wake of the Berlin market attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38391528

Victoria Gayle admits covering up baby's 2004 death

A mother has admitted covering up the death of her child for 12 years.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38389388

Vlogger Adam Saleh 'kicked off' Delta Airlines flight

Vlogger, Adam Saleh's post of his alleged removal from a Delta Airlines flight has gone viral on social media.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38395185

ET deals: Get a lifetime subscription to PureVPN for $69

PureVPN StackSocial

StackSocial is offering up a lifetime subscription to the PureVPN service at a deep discount, so there's never been a better time to invest in your surfing safety.

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Millwall v Charlton Athletic

Live coverage of Wednesday's League One game between Millwall and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37526706

NASA says dwarf planet Ceres has plenty of water ice

ceres vesta

Two new studies of the Dawn spacecraft's data have shown strong evidence for significant ice deposits on Ceres.

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Met officer jailed over sexual relationship with rape victim

A police officer who had sex in a McDonald's toilet with a rape victim is jailed for 22 months.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38394121

Apple CEO promises fresh Mac hardware, as report shows Apple is ignoring its desktops, MacOS

iMac

A brand new report from Bloomberg offers an interesting counterweight to Tim Cook's confidence. According to that investigation, Apple has made a number of strategic decisions that took emphasis away from the Mac design teams.

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Karl Robinson: Charlton Athletic need long-term vision to succeed, says manager

Charlton Athletic boss Karl Robinson tells BBC London that the League One club needs to have a long-term vision in order to succeed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38393239

Commentator for West Ham and Norwich City charged with grooming

A football commentator who has worked for West Ham and Norwich City Football Club is charged with sexual grooming.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38390442

Sadiq Khan announces new London bus drivers pay deal

London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced the capital's 25,000 bus drivers will receive a starting salary of £23,000 a year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38389387

My Shop: 77 Diamonds and the impact of Christmas

We visit the online diamond store that does a roaring trade in the run-up to Christmas.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38380345

Parents 'proud' of 41-day-old baby organ donor

The parents of a baby who died at 41 days old say they are "proud" his organs have saved two other people.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38389191

Senior Church of England clergy 'not diverse enough'

Leading Anglicans complain about the lack of ethnic minority clergy in senior Church of England roles.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38387302

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

CBI calls for barrier-free trade with EU after Brexit

UK companies must retain "barrier-free" access to European markets after Brexit, the CBI warns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/38386548

Girl, 14, bailed after man beaten to death in Dagenham

A girl aged 14 is one of three people released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of murder.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38387759

FCC Republicans confirm they’ll act to topple net neutrality as quickly as possible

FCC-Feature

Net neutrality isn't long for this world. Once President-Elect Trump takes office, the rules governing the so-called open Internet, are likely to be scrapped. ISPs are already salivating at the thought of dusting off their plans to create service tiers based on packet prioritization, not just basic speeds.

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HTC may stop selling flagship phones in the US

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HTC isn't giving up, but you might not be seeing the brand as much anymore.

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Latest MH370 report identifies new area for search, but Australia isn’t interested

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A new report on wreckage drift analysis highlights a new area for the MH370 search effort to target, but Australia appears to be itching to wrap things up. If it does, the aircraft, or what remains of it, will likely remain lost for the indefinite future.

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ET deals: Dell XPS 13 1080p laptop for $850

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With a slim form factor and a focus on flexibility, these highly portable laptops are excellent fits for most consumers. Unfortunately, they tend to be on the pricey side, but we've just found a superb bargain from Dell. With the use of today's coupon code, you can save a total of $250 on a Dell XPS 13.

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Plans to block vehicles from the Mall brought forward after Berlin Lorry attack

Plans to block vehicles from large sections of the Mall are brought forward after the Berlin Lorry attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38384045

Groundbreaking fMRI study finds 4 distinct neurological subtypes of depression

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New research from Weill Cornell isolates four neurotypes of depression and sheds light on the physical underpinnings of psychological disease. This could change how we diagnose and treat depression and other mental illnesses.

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ET deals: Get online courses from Udemy for just $10 each

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Baggage handlers strike suspended

UK airport baggage handlers suspend strike planned for 23 and 24 December, Unite union says

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38386040

Cardiologist Sumit Basu charged with sexual assaults

A consultant cardiologist is charged with a series of sexual assaults at a London NHS trust.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38382128

Karl Robinson: January transfer window will be 'defining' for Charlton

Charlton boss Karl Robinson believes the January transfer window will be "defining" for their chances in League One.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38381737

Girl, 14, arrested over man beaten to death in Dagenham

A girl aged 14 is one of three people arrested on suspicion of beating a man to death.

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Is this school the best in the world?

A school in north London could be among the best in the world after scoring better in international rankings than top performers like Singapore.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-38376959