Sunday, 17 December 2017

Bethnal Green WW2 Tube disaster memorial unveiled

A ceremony remembers the 173 people who died when they were crushed in a stairway.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42384399

Diane Abbott: Listen to CBI and NHS' on Brexit migration

Diane Abbott says Labour would make migration "less bureaucratic" after Brexit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42384346

Two PCs critically hurt after being hit by car in Brent

The two officers were returning to their police car when they were struck.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42384394

Brexit: Abbott 'does not want second referendum'

Diane Abbott says she does not want a referendum on the final Brexit deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42383390

Grenfell Tower: School in the shadow of disaster

Six months on, how pupils at one primary school are coping with the loss of a classmate and their homes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42372123

Pensions: Automatic saving to start at 18 under new plans

An extra 900,000 young people could automatically save into a workplace pension under the plans.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42366471

Five drivers traced over fatal Tulse Hill hit-and-run

The drivers of two lorries and three cars have been spoken to after a woman was struck and killed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42378366

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Rape trial collapse student felt 'pure fear'

Liam Allan was charged with 12 counts of rape and sexual assault before his case was dropped.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42374431

Google Is Killing its Tango Augmented Reality Platform

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Google's augmented reality aspirations aren't dead, but they're changing.

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Heinz Wolff, Great Egg Race presenter and scientist, dies

The renowned scientist behind BBC Two's The Great Egg Race died on Friday, his family says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42378765

European Champions Cup: Clermont Auvergne v Saracens

Team news as Clermont Auvergne host Saracens in Sunday's European Champions Cup fixture at Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin (15:15 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42332610

Hart in Hampshire 'best place to live in UK'

The Hampshire district came top in a study that looked at factors including life expectancy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42377578

Barnet v Morecambe

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42290289

Blackburn Rovers v Charlton Athletic

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42290052

Boy, 12, dies after being hit by bus in Brondesbury Park

The child was struck by a 206 bus in Brondesbury Park, north-west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42377819

Royal Court U-turn over play axed amid harassment claims

The Royal Court will stage Rita, Sue and Bob Too following accusations of censorship.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42377229

Why 2018's big food trend could come from West Africa

West African food is tipped by chefs and experts to be big in 2018.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42367401

Train app could help disabled travellers

A new app could help wheelchair users get help at railway stations and better access to trains.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42244769

Death by smog

Thousands died as a thick polluted fog engulfed London for four days in 1952.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-42357608

Dean Stansby killing: Two men deny street stab murder

Dean Stansby was stabbed in the abdomen in Ipswich and died in hospital.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-42369614

Friday, 15 December 2017

'Selfieccino' - Putting your face on a coffee

The selfie cappuccino cafe, where customers can sip on a portrait of their own face.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42364462

Royal protection police officer admits indecent images charges

PC Adam Cox created an alter ego called Emily Whitehouse to exchange explicit chat with men online.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42372548

More top players may want to leave Spurs, says boss Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says more top players may want to leave Tottenham to win trophies, but the Argentine is not worried.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42374581

European Short Course Championships: Britain's Ben Proud wins 50m freestyle silver

Britain's Ben Proud wins silver in the 50m freestyle at the European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/42374198

Sony’s PS4 Still Outsold Microsoft in November, Despite the Xbox One X

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The PS4 and PS4 Pro hit massive sales records this week, while the Xbox and Xbox One still turned in a solid showing. So far, however, MS is still lagging Sony in monthly sales. We'll see if December changes their standings.

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ET Deals Roundup: Last Chance Bonus $50 off PS4 Pro with Trade-in, Free Bear with $100 Amazon Gift Card, and more

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This is it! Ten days left until Christmas is here, so anyone who still has shopping left to do is starting to feel the pressure. Luckily, there are still enough live deals to successfully shop for everyone on your list without breaking the bank. And if you act fast, shipping will still be fairly reasonable for most items.

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SpaceX Launches Reused Falcon 9 and Dragon Capsule to Resupply ISS

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For the first time, SpaceX has reused a Falcon 9 for a NASA launch, and this is also the first time it has sent a reused Dragon capsule to the ISS.

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Ben Butler: Killer father denied inquest legal aid

Ben Butler, who inflicted catastrophic head injuries on daughter Ellie, was jailed for 23 years.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42367146

Festive drunk passengers 'risk death on railway'

Birmingham New Street has more delays related to alcohol than any other station, Network Rail says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42368464

Student Liam Allan 'betrayed' after rape trial collapse

Police are accused of failing to disclose vital phone records to the defence before the trial.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42366629

Rape-accused MP's aide 'drank with alleged victim'

Parliamentary aide Samuel Armstrong tells a court he and the woman drank a variety of spirits.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42367945

WeBoost Drive Sleek Review: Cellular Signal Booster Helps in Remote Areas


Quick to install, the Drive Sleek improves in-car quality calling for a cellphone used outside cities. Just don't expect an amplified signal where there's no service.

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Stan South: Harlequins lock extends contract with Premiership club

Harlequins second row Stan South extends his contract with the Premiership club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42369840

Google and Apple Streaming Devices Are Coming Back to Amazon

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Amazon now says it's bringing back the previously banned devices, but it's reluctant to explain why.

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Millwall v Middlesbrough

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Millwall and Middlesbrough.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42289901

Liam Allan trial: Why disclosure failings can prove crucial

The BBC's Clive Coleman gives his analysis of the collapse of Liam Allan's rape trial.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42366623

Sunderland v Fulham

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42289904

Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42289907

Brentford v Barnsley

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42289906

Aaron Ramsey: Injured Arsenal midfielder set for three weeks out

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey could miss five Premier League games with a hamstring injury picked up against Southampton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42367721

Rory Burns: Batsman replaces Gareth Batty as Surrey captain

Gareth Batty steps down as captain of Surrey, and is replaced by Rory Burns for first-class and One-Day Cup matches.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/42369835

Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer For Breach of Contract


Crytek, the developers behind CryEngine, have sued Cloud Imperium Games for multiple breaches of contract. Star Citizen's already bumpy development process has taken another unexpected twist.

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Chelsea v Southampton

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42290588

Arsenal v Newcastle United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42290592

Leicester City v Crystal Palace

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42290591

Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42290590

Stoke City v West Ham United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42290587

Car crashes into basement on Lancaster Terrace in west London

Police say the driver was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42366641

Met Police to conduct urgent review after rape trial collapse

A judge calls for an investigation after vital phone evidence was disclosed at the last minute.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42365521

Tulse Hill hit-and-run: Police release CCTV images

The 29-year-old victim died after being struck by four cars on a pedestrian crossing in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42363862

Aljaz Bedene to play for Slovenia instead of Great Britain

Aljaz Bedene, who was Britain's number two, is to switch his allegiance back to Slovenia despite becoming a British citizen in 2015.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/42363820

European Champions Cup: Ulster v Harlequins (Fri)

Team news as Ulster host Harlequins in Friday's European Champions Cup fixture at Kingspan Stadium (19:45 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42332050

PDC World Championship: Michael van Gerwen starts defence with win

Michael van Gerwen begins his PDC World Championship defence with a comfortable victory over Christian Kist at Alexandra Palace.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/darts/42362109

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Night Overground services launched by Mayor of London

Overground services will run 24 hours on the East London line on Friday and Saturday nights.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42356081

First Look Roundup: Apple iMac Pro

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Apple's 8-core and 10-core iMac Pros are available for order as of today, with 14-core and 18-core variants on the way. Early coverage is shaping up well, though there are some caveats.

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Google Uses Machine Learning to Find New Exoplanets


Google's TensorFlow platform has identified two previously missed planets orbiting faraway stars.

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FCC Votes To Overturn Net Neutrality Rules—Now What?

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In a 3-2 vote today, the commission approved a proposal to nullify the net neutrality rules put in place by the FCC in 2015.

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Twin babies' ashes recovered after Richmond burglary

Three men are arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods over the burglary in south-west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42356614

MIT Creates Glowing Plants to Replace Electric Lights

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The team created nanoparticles containing the same enzymes that make fireflies glow and embedded them in the leaves of watercress plants. The result was a plant that emits an eerie yellow-green glow.

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'Jobs at risk' at new West Midlands rail franchise

West Midlands Trains suggests outsourcing and moving some jobs in a letter to staff seen by the BBC.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42356413

Grenfell memorial

There were a huge range of emotions at the St Paul's Cathedral service to remember the 71 Grenfell fire victims.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42357708

Steve Morison: Millwall striker signs contract extension

Millwall striker Steve Morison signs a contract extension which will keep him at The Den until 2019.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42359745

Garden Bridge: Johnson summoned before London Assembly

This is the first time that the London Assembly has used its powers to require evidence from a former mayor.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42356077

How to Download Windows 10 For Free, But Only Until December 31

Windows-10

Users who still want a free copy of Windows 10 can get it -- but only for a little while longer.

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Pentonville murder: Investigation after witness cover blown

A prison officer is under investigation after three men were cleared of killing Jamal Mahmoud.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42350273

Grenfell fire memorial: 'A lot of people will get some healing'

Clarrie Mendy, who lost two family members in the Grenfell fire, asked for a national memorial service.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42353026

Juno Probe Reveals Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Extends 200 Miles Deep

Juno

A newly released study based on Juno data includes the most accurate measurements yet of this monster storm.

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Blue Origin Successfully Tests Revised Rocket and Crew Capsule


This brings Blue Origin one step closer to sending up human passengers.

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Take a look around the new US embassy

BBC News takes a peek behind the doors of the new US embassy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42350270

Britain First's Jayda Fransen in court over Belfast speech

Jayda Fransen appeared in court after the group's leader Paul Golding was arrested outside the courtroom.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-42351026

Emma Hayes: Chelsea Ladies manager is pregnant with twins

Chelsea Ladies manager Emma Hayes announces she is expecting twins at the end of the current Women's Super League season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42351432

Deporting EU rough sleepers from UK unlawful, High Court rules

A Home Office policy of deporting EU citizens found sleeping rough must stop, the High Court rules.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42354864

Rape accused Samuel Armstrong 'was like son to MP'

Parliamentary aide Samuel Armstrong denies raping a woman in the office of MP Craig Mackinlay.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42353396

Grenfell fire: Worrying number of PTSD cases among survivors and locals

A unique NHS service helping Grenfell survivors has found high levels of mental trauma.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42338725

Literal Industry Shill Claims Threats to Net Neutrality Don’t Exist

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Former FCC chairman and lobbyist Michael Powell spends some time setting up and knocking down straw men while disparaging the idea of net neutrality. We respond.

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

ET Deals Roundup: $600 Samsung 4K HDTV with Bonus $200 Gift Card and more

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The clock is ticking, and there's less than two weeks until Christmas arrives. If you still have loved ones left to shop for, now's your best chance to find timely shipping that won't cost a bundle. Online stores are still pushing fairly hard with discounts, so don't fret if you haven't wrapped everything up just yet.

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a Train Wreck on the Xbox One


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has arrived on the Xbox and Xbox One X, but the game isn't really worth playing in its current state.

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New Horizons Space Probe Target May Have Its Own Tiny Moonlet


In late 2018, New Horizons will encounter a Kuiper Belt object known as MU69. It turns out this object could be two or even three distinct bodies.

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ET Deals: Free Talk, Text, and Data with FreedomPop’s LTE Three-in-One SIM

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Are you absolutely sick of your current cell provider? Now's a perfect time to dump your massive mobile bill, and make the switch to FreedomPop. For a limited time, you can get an activated three-in-one SIM for just a single cent, and it even comes with free voice minutes, text messages, and LTE data.

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Temperatures in Alaska Warmed So Fast This Year, NOAA Had to Rewrite its Algorithms

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The northernmost United States is on the front lines of global warming, but researchers recently found their data collection was turning up nothing. It turns out the temperatures in Barrow warmed so quickly that NOAA's algorithms filtered out all the data because it looked fake.

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Campaigners line London route to promote bike lane safety

A campaign group lines a London cycle lane calling for better safety conditions for road users

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42338306

Pizza box artist displays work in Camden

An artist is displaying his pizza box art at a pop-up-gallery in a Camden kebab house.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42337721

Tulse Hill hit-and-run: Police trace two drivers

Police are still looking for two more motorists in connection with a woman's death in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42339162

NASA Looks at Artificial Intelligence to Control Spacecraft Radios


These so-called "cognitive radios" could keep space networks up and running with increased efficiency, and free up humans for more useful tasks.

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'I don't stand near the edge of a Tube platform'

Chuka Umunna says he avoids standing near the edge of London Underground platforms because of worries for his safety.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42343467

Researcher Claims New Battery Design Could Double Range, Battery Life

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Battery startup SolidEnergy thinks it can double battery energy density in the next few years. Such claims are a dime a dozen, but this one may be legit.

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Wearing a stoma

Natalie Toper tells her story of why she wears a stoma and how it has affected her daily life.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42179173

Apple May Reduce iPhone SoC Performance as Battery Degrades

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Apple may be throttling the performance of at least the iPhone 6s as the battery degrades. This is separate from the company's advertised Low Power Mode, and is done based on battery health, not charge.

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Intel Reportedly Cutting ‘Intel Inside’ Spending, Could Drive Higher PC Prices

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A new report suggests Intel will sharply reduce its advertising cost-matching as it pivots to new markets like the Internet of Things, data centers, and cloud services.

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Royal Court theatre scraps play after harassment complaint against director

The Royal Court scraps Rita, Sue and Bob Too after allegations against director Max Stafford-Clark.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42337504

Chuka Umunna fears being pushed off a Tube platform

The Labour MP was speaking after a watchdog urged a crackdown on the rise in abuse at elections.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42336527

Westminster rape trial: Samuel Armstrong 'victim gave story to press'

Jurors hear a woman allegedly raped by an MP's aide gave the story to the Sun and the Mail.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42341216

2018 Honda Clarity Review: This Midsize Plug-In Hybrid Could Be Your Only Car


Forty-seven miles on battery, 340 miles on gas and electric, and room for five, the Clarity beats the Chevy Volt on comfort and comes close on range. Unlike the EV and fuel cell Clarity variants, the PHEV makes immediate sense.

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Jeff Horn: Ex-teacher defends WBO welterweight title against Britain's Gary Corcoran

Former teacher Jeff Horn defends the WBO welterweight title he won in July's shock victory over Manny Pacquiao.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42340746

Driver caught doing 128mph through Derbyshire banned

Amir Nazari was caught speeding through roadworks at 78mph above the speed limit in Derbyshire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-42324121

Queen's swans stabbed and decapitated in Thamesmead

RSPCA-backed patrols by locals have been set up in order for the killers to "caught in the act".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42335595

AFC Wimbledon can build new stadium at Plough Lane after council agreement

AFC Wimbledon can begin construction of their new stadium on Plough Lane after signing an agreement with Merton Council.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42339553

Millwall considering move away from The Den because of CPO dispute

Millwall's chairman is giving "full consideration" to a move away from The Den because of a dispute with Lewisham Council.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42339546

Burglary victim heartbroken after twin baby ashes theft

Police are appealing for the ashes to be returned after they were stolen from a home in Richmond.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42337716

Jason Isaacs stabbing: Arrests made in Northolt murder probe

Police are searching the addresses of two teenagers who were arrested.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42335590

Chaplin family plead to save London Cinema Museum

The family of Charlie Chaplin is asking for the museum associated with the famous film star to be saved.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42316670

Star Wars: Here's what happened at The Last Jedi premiere

Stars from the latest Star Wars film came out in force for the premiere in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/42335577

Star power: Princes turn out for Star Wars premiere

William and Harry joined cast and crew of The Last Jedi at London's Royal Albert Hall.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42335396

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Spurs player in global teacher prize shortlist

A PE teacher, who plays for Spurs, is shortlisted in a competition to find the world's best teacher.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-42327582

Network Rail makes £4.8m from toilets

Since 2007 Network Rail has received over £41m from people paying to use its station toilets.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42307461

Boaters accuse Canal and River Trust of 'trying to force them off the water'

Proposals to change the rules for mooring rights in London "will force people off the water" it is claimed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42301354

Nintendo’s Switch is a Smashing Success, Ships 10 Million Units

Nintendo Switch Console

The Switch is already one of the fastest-selling consoles in history. If this holiday season goes well, it could take the lead for best first-year launch figures.

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London Euston to become Christmas Day homeless shelter

About 30 volunteers from Network Rail will work alongside the charity St Mungo's and Streets Kitchen.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42333056

London Museum of Cinema: Take a look inside

Ronald Grant gives a tour of his London Museum of Cinema in Kennington, which may soon be sold.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42329784

West Ham: Why has London Stadium move been so problematic?

It was supposed to take them to the next level but West Ham have struggled since their London Stadium move. But why? Simon Stone investigates.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42329101

How to Download YouTube Videos

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We've singled out two options that get solid reviews and don't require you to install adware.

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Just 0.5 Percent of Android Devices Run the Latest Version


Google has released updated platform distribution numbers, which show that a mere 0.5 percent of Android devices are on Oreo, and the latest 8.1 build hasn't even hit the necessary 0.1 percent cutoff to be included.

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Deliveroo and UberEats restaurant clients face new rules

Restaurants face having to seek planning permission if they heavily use food delivery apps.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42329666

How to Take a Screenshot in Windows

Windows 10 desktop

There are a variety of third-party tools for taking screenshots in Windows, but there are a number of included options that go beyond the Print Screen key. We break them down.

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Review: Logitech’s Best-Ever Wireless Mice Never Need Plugging In

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The G903 and G703 are fantastic, fast mice, and you never have to plug them in. The only problem is money -- you've got to drop a lot of dough on the ideal setup.

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'Scandalous' cuts to peak-time trains to and from London

East Midlands Trains will no longer stop at Bedford and Luton during morning and evening rush hours.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-42324376

The 10 Most Technically Impressive Games of 2017

2017 Impressive Games

2017 has been a barn burner – outperforming even the rosiest expectations. New titles and massively improved iterations alike have been hitting hard one after the other, and we'd like to take this opportunity to call out the very best tech we've seen in the last 12 months.

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Rail passengers 'misled' over festive tickets

Customers have been sold tickets for trains that will not run or will be disrupted, a watchdog says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42322086

Double European champions Saracens have suffered 'confidence dip' - Mark McCall

Saracens are suffering a 'confidence dip' after the 46-14 defeat by Clermont Auvergne, says director of rugby Mark McCall.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42323168

UK snow: Travellers struggle as icy conditions persist

Wintry conditions continue to cause delays for travellers as hundreds of schools remain closed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42318755

Fatberg to go on display in museum

A slice of a monster fatberg, clogging up London's sewers, is going on display in a museum.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-42324932

AlphaZero Is the New Chess Champion, Harbinger of Brave New World in AI

AlphaZero chess champion

AlphaZero stands to upend not merely the world of chess, but the whole realm of strategic decision making. If that doesn't give you pause, it probably should.

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West Ham United v Arsenal

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42247114

Woman 'just left to die' in Tulse Hill hit-and-run

The victim was hit by four vehicles on a pedestrian crossing and none of the drivers stopped.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42322526

'That's where the babies are suffering'

Are pro-life supporters standing outside abortion centres harassing women?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42322016

Tottenham Hotspur v Brighton & Hove Albion

Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Premier League game between Tottenham and Brighton & Hove Albion.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42247117

Grenfell fire: Survivors still living in hotels

Tiago Alves says he feels he is living in limbo, six months after the tragedy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42320666

Churchill's tailor to make Gary Oldman's suit for biopic

The tailor Henry Poole & Co. made a suit for a young Churchill in 1906.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42323512

'Levi Bellfield raped me hundreds of times,' says ex-partner

Jo Collings, Bellfield's former partner, says "whatever he wanted to do, he did".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42323966

Take over

Rivalry against Spotify and augmented reality ambitions are two possible reasons for the takeover.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42309311

Premier League stats: Harry Kane closes in on Alan Shearer record

Harry Kane hits the 50-goal mark for 2017, Stoke sick of the sight of Spurs, and super sub Giroud comes to Arsenal's rescue again.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42295925

Monday, 11 December 2017

Astronomers Will Scan Mystery Interstellar Object to Make Sure It’s Not a Spaceship

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What if it's not an asteroid, though? What if it's an alien spaceship? It's probably not, but we should be sure, right?

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ET Green Monday Deals: Up to $50 off New Amazon Gear

Green Monday ET

Black Friday and Cyber Monday get the vast majority of the coverage, but they aren't the only major shopping days of note. Green Monday, the second Monday in December, is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. There are still loads of excellent deals from the likes of Amazon and Dell, and you still have enough time to get them delivered before Christmas.

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Clermont condemn Saracens to record loss in rearranged game

Defending champions Saracens are handed a record home European defeat by Clermont Auvergne in their rearranged game on Monday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42317693

Over 460 HP Laptop Models Shipped with Keylogger

465208-dimensions HP Omen PCMag

Just weeks after getting caught with onboard spyware, HP has been found shipping a keylogger (albeit a disabled one).

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San Francisco Cracks Down on Delivery Robots

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"Not every innovation is all that great for society," said San Francisco Supervisor Norman Yee.

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Margaret Hodge repays £2.97 after Garden Bridge apology

Margaret Hodge tells MPs she is sorry for breaching rules about Parliamentary resources.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42313309

Popular Smart Gun Safe Can Be Unlocked With Bluetooth Hack


Adding smarts to a gun safe might not be the best idea.

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Almost Two Years Later, We Still Don’t Know if Planet Nine Exists

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It's been almost two years since researchers from Caltech hypothesized that highly unusual orbits of objects in the Kuiper Belt pointed to an undiscovered massive object. No one has been able to disprove the idea yet, but the scientific community is still skeptical.

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Londoners given GP access over weekends and evenings

An extra 75,000 appointments are available across the capital each month.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42308811

Tulse Hill hit-and-run: Woman dies after being hit by four vehicles

The woman was struck by four vehicles while using a pedestrian crossing in Tulse Hill.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42310180

Huddersfield Town v Chelsea

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Chelsea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42232614

Crystal Palace v Watford

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42232612

Dell Sells PCs Without Intel’s Management Engine, but With Tradeoffs

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It's technically possible to buy a laptop without Intel's Management Engine enabled, but there are significant tradeoffs and these systems aren't typically available to ordinary consumers. Read on for details.

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SpaceX Hopes to Make History Tuesday with Upcoming Rocket Launch

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SpaceX hopes to set a new record on Tuesday when it launches a used Dragon capsule on top of a pre-flown Falcon 9.

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London Waterloo trains disrupted due to fire

Trains to and from London Waterloo may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42310174

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42308341

Toshiba’s New 14TB Helium Hard Drive Sets Capacity Records


Toshiba is prepping a 14TB conventionally recorded hard drive for next year. It'll be the company's first helium-filled drive and packs a whopping nine platters in a 3.5-inch form factor.

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Europa League draw: Arsenal draw Ostersunds, Celtic face Zenit St Petersburg

Celtic draw Zenit St Petersburg in the last 32 of the Europa League while Arsenal will face Swedish club Ostersunds.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42309016

Deptford double murder: Strangled dad 'could have been dead for days'

Police say sex offender Noel Brown might have been killed four days before he and his daughter were found dead.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42310171

Champions League draw: Chelsea face Barcelona, Tottenham face Juventus

Chelsea draw Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, as holders Real Madrid face Paris St-Germain.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42308625

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Young women on sexual harassment in the workplace

Young women tell the BBC about their experiences of sexual harassment in our biggest ever survey.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42286562

UK snow: Motorists warned of 'treacherous' ice

Snow turning to ice is predicted to cause widespread disruption to morning commutes across the UK.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42305301

Harassment survey: 'I'm a waitress but I feel like a sex worker'

Two in five UK women say they have experienced unwanted sexual behaviour at work, a BBC survey finds.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42252071

Regions divided over Christmas costs

People in less affluent regions spend more as a proportion of income on Christmas, analysis suggests.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42299210

Ban pension cold-calling now, MPs demand

MPs warn a crackdown on pension cold-calling may not happen until 2020 unless ministers take action.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42285441

Stefano Tresca: 'Fight your battles on a single front'

CEO Secrets: Tech start-ups should concentrate on their core business and fight on one front at a time, says Stefano Tresca

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42269811

Britain on the verge: Life along the A1

Photographer Peter Dench takes a trip along Britain's longest road recording the places and faces encountered on the way.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-42151512

Grenfell Tower fire: Public inquiry hearings to start

The public inquiry begins as Labour criticises the pace of government moves to re-house survivors.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42304266

Lord Kerslake resigns as King's College Hospital Trust chair

The House of Lord peer says the government is unrealistic about the challenges facing the NHS.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42304490

Thornton Heath kidnap: Arrests made over 50-hour ordeal

The victim, 24, was stripped naked, tied up and beaten after being lured to a house in Croydon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42304488

Tower Hamlets Council linked to alleged £2m corruption scandal

The allegations are reportedly made in secret recordings leaked to the Sunday Times.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42301350

Grenfell Tower fire: Equality watchdog EHRC to launch inquiry

The equality watchdog will look at whether the authorities failed in their duty to protect life.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42299749

Max Clifford dies in hospital aged 74

Disgraced former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died in hospital, aged 74, after collapsing in prison.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42300593

UK snow and ice risk

Stav Danaos has details on the wintry weather expected through Sunday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42297160

Snow in UK: Your photos of the wintry scenes

Snow has fallen across the UK, causing disruption for some and fun for others. Here are some of your photos.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42299737

Snowy scenes from across the UK

The weekend's wintry weather is providing both fun and travel frustration.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42299049

Can it be too cold for snow?

We are often asked if can be too cold to snow.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/42284801

European Champions Cup: Saracens v Clermont Auvergne

Team news as Saracens host Clermont Auvergne in Sunday's European Champions Cup fixture at Allianz Park (15:15 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42241337

UK snow: Women's Super League 1 & horse racing hit by snow & ice

Three Women's Super League 1 games are postponed due to the freezing conditions and snow across the UK on Sunday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/42298850

'Poker princess' Molly Bloom on her stranger-than-fiction life

The 'poker princess' whose life running high-stakes games has inspired a new film.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42279034

Johnson meets Iranian president on second day of talks

The foreign secretary continues to press for British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42297688

The moments London Midland passengers will not forget

A look at the turbulent tenure of train operator London Midland as its franchise runs out.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42284721

Apple 'to buy Shazam for $400m'

The music recognition app already makes most of its money by referring music buyers to Apple's iTunes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42299207

Art and wine: Learning to paint while drinking

Learning to paint while enjoying a drink has become a popular pastime - but can you improve under the influence?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42251261

Botanical exploits: How British plant hunters served science

Collecting in the clouds: Remembering the British plant-hunters who diced with death to discover plants

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-42239463

Saturday, 9 December 2017

SantaCon: Thousands of Santas take to London's streets

Thousands of Santas take to the streets of London for this year's SantaCon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42293368

Camden couple get five-figure payout over assault claims

The Met Police paid the couple to settle an out-of-court a claim of unlawful arrest and police brutality.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42285341

Leyton Orient v Sutton United

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Leyton Orient and Sutton United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205719

Barrow v Dagenham & Redbridge

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Barrow and Dagenham & Redbridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205712

Chesterfield v Barnet

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205495

Bury v AFC Wimbledon

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205413

Charlton Athletic v Portsmouth

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205410

Stormzy is BBC Music's artist of the year

The grime artist caps a huge year by taking home the main prize at the 2017 BBC Music Awards.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42282182

New safety systems for London's tram drivers

The BBC's Richard Westcott looks at Transport for London's warning systems aimed at stopping tram drivers dozing off.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42284221

Friday, 8 December 2017

Woman Who Stared Directly at the Eclipse Burned it Into Her Retina

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A woman who looked at the solar eclipse for less than 30 seconds back in August, when the sun was 70 percent covered, has permanent, irreversible damage to her retinas -- but this is the first time we've ever been able to directly image the area to see what it looks like.

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Is Working on Custom AI chips


CEO Elon Musk claims the company's AI hardware will be the best in the world. Musk is sometimes prone to flights of fancy, but he's also right a lot of the time.

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Jail for cleaning fluid attack robbers

The pair used the acid to target "petite women" who would not be able to fight back, the Old Bailey heard.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42288311

Chelsea v Manchester City: 'Too early to call game a WSL decider', says Stanway

It's too early to treat Chelsea and Manchester City's WSL meetings as title deciders, says City forward Georgia Stanway.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42287931

ISS Gets New Impact Sensor to Gather Data on Space Debris


The space around Earth is home to many years worth of abandoned satellites, rocket boosters, and other bits of debris flying around at incredible speeds.

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Lambeth Council proposes £100m abuse compensation scheme

A report into the Shirley Oaks care home in London revealed abuse took place on an "industrial scale".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42283232

Adams family gang member pays back £730,000

Terry Adams had previously claimed paying back the money would breach his human rights.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42282388

World Championship 2017: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Martin Gould to reach semis

Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan cruises through to the semi-finals of the UK Championship by beating Martin Gould 6-3.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/snooker/42286053

EA May Permanently Dump Battlefront II Microtransactions

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Electronic Arts has indicated it might not bring microtransactions back to Battlefront II after removing them just hours before launch, but it's still describing its own actions in ridiculous terms.

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Brexit: Sadiq Khan launches London impact assessments

The independent analysis will look at the impact of different Brexit models on nine key sectors of the economy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42280524

Hackney Council posters attack London police cuts

The council is encouraging residents to write to the Home Secretary demanding an end to police cuts.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42280533

Queens Park Rangers v Leeds United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205341

Bitcoin’s Recent Volatility Risks Deflationary Spiral

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If you know that a dollar today is worth $5 a year from now, you're going to fight like hell to avoid spending a single dollar more than you absolutely have to.

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Rat droppings found in kitchen on Virgin Trains East Coast service

The droppings were found on a London to Edinburgh service earlier this week, a rail union says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42280404

Checkatrade Trophy: Chelsea U21s host Portsmouth, Leicester at Oldham in third round

Chelsea's under-21 side will host Portsmouth in the EFL Trophy third round, while Leicester's academy side will travel to Oldham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42283791

Nvidia Launches $3,000 Titan V, ‘World’s Most Powerful PC GPU’

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Nvidia just took the wraps off the newest edition to the Titan family, the Volta-powered Titan V. The new GPU is explicitly targeting AI and deep learning workloads, and while it's anything but cheap, it's also a heck of a lot less expensive than buying an HPC installation.

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European Champions Cup: Harlequins v Ulster

Team news as Harlequins host Ulster in Sunday's European Champions Cup fixture at Twickenham Stoop (13:00 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42241210

Southampton v Arsenal

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42212590

Aston Villa v Millwall

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Aston Villa and Millwall.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205338

Brentford FC: Championship club's revised plans for new stadium approved

Championship club Brentford receive approval for revised plans for their proposed new stadium near Lionel Road.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42280725

Charlton: Addicks to mark 25 years since return to The Valley

Charlton Athletic will mark 25 years since they returned to The Valley, but the club's off-field future is still uncertain.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42280258

Crystal Palace v Bournemouth

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205604

100-year-old Red Riding Hood chocolates to be auctioned

A "delicious smell of cocoa" is released when the century-old box is opened, say the auctioneers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-42276924

Tottenham Hotspur v Stoke City

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205608

Hull City v Brentford

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42205340