Sunday, 31 December 2017

UK ready to celebrate new year with a bang

Fireworks and parties are planned but bad weather and rail disruption threaten to spoil it for some.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42528945

Queens Park Rangers v Cardiff City

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Championship game between Queens Park Rangers and Cardiff City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42475344

Norwich City v Millwall

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Championship game between Norwich City and Millwall.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42475348

Scan technique reveals secret writing in mummy cases

Researchers in London have developed scanning techniques that show what is written on the papyrus that mummy cases are made from.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-42357259

Volunteers could guard some UK borders, Home Office says

Ministers are "considering the potential benefits" of using volunteers at small air and sea ports.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42527750

Dawid Malan set to cover for Ben Stokes in England ODI squad

Dawid Malan is set to be added to the England one-day squad for the series in Australia, as all-rounder Ben Stokes will not fly out with the group.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/42527812

Bid to find family of man who collapsed on Boxing Day

The man suffered a heart attack outside University College Hospital in London on 26 December.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42527910

Ohara Davies: Boxer removed from Okolie-Chamberlain undercard following comments about the Sun newspaper

Ohara Davies will no longer fight on the Okolie-Chamberlain undercard at the O2 Arena in February following comments made about the Sun newspaper.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42523977

Trump's Russia inquiry 'started by Australian tip-off'

An Australian diplomat was told about "dirt" on Hillary Clinton in a London bar, reports say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42525880

How fake news plagued 2017

False stories, pictures and video were widely shared, sowing confusion about the biggest news stories of the year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-42487425

The photographer telling women's sexual harassment stories

Women are speaking out about sexual harassment through photographer Eliza Hatch's powerful project Cheer Up Luv.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41038655

Saturday, 30 December 2017

Marcus Smith: Teenage Harlequins fly-half set be rested, says John Kingston

Harlequins boss John Kingston says they must "put the right mileage" on teenage fly-half Marcus Smith after a heavy schedule.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42525553

Man charged with murder of South Ockendon park attack

Ryan Greasley is due before magistrates over the death of George Cunningham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-42523379

New Year's travel chaos looms as rail strikes hit

A long-running RMT dispute will see strikes cancel and delay journeys for 24 hours.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42513069

Iuliana Tudos: Funeral fund for Finsbury Park stab victim tops £12k

A crowd funding page was established to raise £4,000 to cover funeral expenses for Iuliana Tudos

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42522766

Exeter City v Barnet

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Exeter City and Barnet.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42463444

Gillingham v AFC Wimbledon

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Gillingham and AFC Wimbledon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42463283

Leyton Orient v Bromley

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Leyton Orient and Bromley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42463768

Ebbsfleet United v Dagenham & Redbridge

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Ebbsfleet United and Dagenham & Redbridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42463761

Macclesfield Town v Sutton United

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Macclesfield Town and Sutton United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42463766

Two boys, 16, shot at takeaway in Plaistow

The gunman opened fire in the fast food restaurant in Plaistow on Friday evening, the Met said.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42522184

Friday, 29 December 2017

Chelsea: Premier League champions announce record £361m turnover

Reigning Premier League champions Chelsea announce a record £361.3m turnover for the 2017 financial year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42517351

Apple to open source its first graphical OS from the Lisa

Apple Lisa

Apple is checking over the code and could give the green light to release it in a few months.

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Apple Alone: Samsung, LTE, Motorola, HTC All Deny Crippling Phones to Preserve Battery Life

Galaxy s8

Four major Android carriers -- HTC, LG, Motorola, and Samsung -- have now stated they don't throttle CPU performance to improve battery life.

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Lord Adonis quits government role with Brexit attack

The former Labour minister describes Brexit as a "populist and nationalist spasm".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42514117

Millwall chairman John Berylson converts £10m debt into shares

Millwall chairman John Berylson converts £10m of the club's debt into shares, using his company Chestnut Hill Ventures.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42517811

Finsbury Park murder victim was 'life-loving'

Friends and neighbours pay tribute to barmaid Iuliana Tudos who was found dead in Finsbury Park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42513397

National Archives: Thatcher and Major clashed over economy

The two had a heated meeting about interest rates in January 1991, newly-released papers reveal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42508809

2017: London in review

From terrorism to royal engagements, our review captures the main stories from London this year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42513395

Wigan Athletic v Charlton Athletic

Live coverage of Friday's League One game between Wigan Athletic and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42451031

ET Deals: SunFounder Nano DIY Robot Kit for $50

SunFounder

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Woman dies after being hit by police car in Hackney

The 25-year-old victim was struck by the patrol car as it was "attending an incident".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42510509

South Ockendon murder case: London man arrested in inquiry

The victim was fatally attacked in broad daylight in a South Ockendon park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-42515824

Chelsea take legal action after trespassing incidents at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea obtain an injunction preventing six individuals from accessing Stamford Bridge and Cobham after three incidents of trespass.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42515682

World Health Organization Considers Recognizing ‘Gaming Disorder’

Controller-Feature

Psychologists have been debating in recent years whether or not to classify excessive gaming as a distinct mental disease, and the World Health Organization (WHO) appears to be leaning toward recognizing "gaming disorder" as a real thing.

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Crystal Palace v Manchester City

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42411007

West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42411014

Wilfried Zaha will not leave Crystal Palace in January, says manager Roy Hodgson

Winger Wilfried Zaha will not leave Crystal Palace during the January transfer window, according to manager Roy Hodgson.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42512993

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/42410945

UK stock markets close at a record high

London's FTSE indexes reached new heights after confounding downbeat expectations for the year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42512023

Internal struggle

How a row over a regeneration scheme in north London has sparked talk of a party "purge".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42460332

Labour supporter says there have been mass deselections in Haringey

Labour supporter says there have been mass deselections in Haringey

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42511226

Premiership: Harlequins v Northampton

Team news as Harlequins host Northampton in Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture at Twickenham (16:00 GMT)

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42484407

Apple Cuts Battery Replacement Costs, But Won’t Stop Throttling iPhone Performance


Apple is taking steps to deal with blowback from its iPhone battery policy, but the company isn't really addressing the underlying problems.

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Louise and Jamie Redknapp granted divorce

A judge concluded the singer and former footballer's relationship was "irretrievably" broken

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42512104

Premiership: Saracens v Worcester Warriors

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42484328

Thursday, 28 December 2017

AT&T May Sell the Huawei Mate 10 in the US, Could Challenge Samsung, Apple

mate10pro

The US has yet to catch Huawei fever, but it could be coming. Devices like the Mate 10 could give Samsung, Apple a run for their money.

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New Details on Intel’s Goldmont Plus, the CPU Architecture Inside Gemini Lake

CPU-Wafer1

Intel has updated its programming guidelines and released new details on its Goldmont Plus architecture in the process.

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ET Deals Roundup: Lowest Price on Sonos Play 1, 512GB Lenovo Yoga Laptop for $850, and more

ET 12 28

Did you get a load of gift cards this holiday season? Well if they're burning a hole in your pocket, you can find plenty of deep discounts with online retailers like Amazon and Dell. From gaming PCs to espresso machines to tax software, 2017 is going out strong with big sales.

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Canary Wharf acid attack: Woman suffers 'life-changing' injuries

The victim was attacked as she walked home in Canary Wharf, London, but did not see her attacker.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42504642

Review, Lexus RX: More Love from Buyers than the Media


On sales, the Lexus RX blows away every other upscale midsize SUVs. It's so good in so many ways. Spend time with Remote Touch before you sign, though.

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Steven Caulker: QPR defender leaves Loftus Road by mutual consent

Queens Park Rangers have parted company with former Tottenham defender Steven Caulker by mutual consent.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42504060

Hull City v Fulham

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42463026

New site helps crowdfund training for homeless people

The new website Beam allows people donate money to people online to fund their qualifications.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42505156

New PS4 Exploit Opens the Door to Jailbreaking

PS4 Pro

This opens up the PS4 to homebrew software as well as easier game piracy.

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Millwall v Queens Park Rangers (Fri)

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Championship game between Neil Harris's Millwall and Queens Park Rangers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42451002

West Ham's Reece Oxford set for RB Leipzig move

West Ham defender Reece Oxford is set to complete a surprise move to Bundesliga side RB Leipzig next month.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42504657

Man reunited with Christmas bonus after social media appeal

The Wimbledon barman who found the pay packet under a chair and handed it in got a "generous" tip.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-42504640

Woman's body found in Finsbury Park outbuilding

Police say the woman, who was discovered in Finsbury Park, could have been attacked on Christmas Eve.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42500453

Brentford v Sheffield Wednesday

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42463020

NASA Wants to Launch Exoplanet Probe in 2069

eso exoplanet

NASA is all about forward thinking, but there's a lot that needs to happen before this plan can come to fruition.

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Charlton Athletic: Katrien Meire to stand down as chief executive

Charlton Athletic chief executive Katrien Meire is to leave the club at the end of the year amid takeover speculation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42503116

Stansted Airport: Stranded passengers wait to re-book flights

Up to 300 passengers were left stranded because of bad weather some saying the situation was chaotic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-42500791

Sophie Kamlish: Para-athlete does not want to be known as 'Blade Babe'

World Para-athletics champion amputee sprinter Sophie Kamlish says she does not want to be known as the next "Blade Babe".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/42487500

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

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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ET Deals: Save $100 on a Dell XPS 8930 Desktop PC

XPS Tower

In search of an affordable desktop that has plenty of room for upgrades? Take a look at the XPS 8930 tower PC from Dell. With a sleek modern design, a six-core CPU, space for three 3.5-inch drives, and support for up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, this PC is up for almost anything.

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Non-Profits Want DMCA Exception to Preserve Abandoned Online Games

asherons_call_2.0

The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (MADE) has asked the US Copyright Office to grant an exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that would allow it to preserve online games with closed-source server code in a playable state.

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Met Police surprise Croydon couple with new car

Linda and Michael Gibbs had their Austin Metro taken from outside their home in October.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42495763

Why Modern Computers Struggle to Match the Input Latency of an Apple IIe

AppleIIe-Feature

A modern PC, regardless of OS, is vastly faster than any 30-40 year-old equipment -- so why is an Apple IIe beating all comers in input lag tests?

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Stars Wars actor Alfie Curtis dies aged 87

Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill pays tribute to man who provided "one of the most memorable scenes".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42492807

Whistleblowers: The FBI’s Fingerprint Analysis Software Contains Russian Code

FBI

A pair of French whistleblowers claim that the FBI bought a fingerprint analysis software package built on Russian code. They allege their previous employer knew about it and lied to preserve lucrative US contracts.

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Collapsed Croydon man dies after police trace family

Police released images of the man and his clothes in a bid to find his family by Christmas.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42491161

Harry Kane: Real Madrid and Barcelona interest in Tottenham striker 'inevitable'

Real Madrid and Barcelona will inevitably want Harry Kane but it does not mean he will leave Tottenham, says Alan Shearer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42492778

Arthur Collins admits hiding mobile phone inside crutch in prison

Arthur Collins is serving a 20-year jail term for carrying out an acid attack in a packed nightclub.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42491163

Murray's brother-in-law treks alone to South Pole

Lieutenant Scott Sears says at 27 he is the youngest person to accomplish the expedition unassisted.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42491607

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Grenfell firm to pass responsibility for homes to council

Kensington & Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation manages almost 10,000 homes in west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42489573

London commuter trains survey: 37% think service is worse

A survey reveals 37% of Londoners think national rail services have worsened in the last 12 months.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42484339

Growth of Wearables Expected to Continue Dropping next Year

ionic

Firm expects an 11.9% increase in wearable usage in the next year, slowing to single digits the following year. Despite the hype, wearables aren't catching on.

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Police break up Westfield Stratford fight

Footage shows officers separating teenagers at a London shopping centre during the Boxing Day sales.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42487538

Apple Stock Price Falls As Analysts Warn iPhone X Sales Are Dropping


Apple's iPhone X might be seeing lower-than-expected demand, if early analyst projections for Q4 earnings are accurate.

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Oxford Street panic: Woman hurt after 'shots fired' false alarm

Met Police officers cordon off an area around a smashed glass window at House of Fraser.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42486797

ET Deals: Discounted Online Courses from Udemy

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If you love to learn, check out the outstanding classes at Udemy. Thousands of online courses are being discounted today, so you can invest in a new skill -- even if you're on a budget.

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Apple’s iPhone Debacle Doesn’t Prove It Deliberately Slowed Older Phones

Apple-Feature

There's no evidence Apple ever mounted a long-term attack to push customers into upgrading their devices, but the company inflicted a serious wound on itself.

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Harry Kane: Tottenham striker breaks Premier League record & vows to improve

Tottenham's Harry Kane says being compared to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is a "great feeling" - but vows to get even better.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42485875

Mark Hamill is Clearly Still Unhappy With Luke’s Role in The Last Jedi, Calls Him ‘Not My Luke’


Note: This article contains no spoilers for The Last Jedi.It’s been clear for months that Mark Hamill and The Last Jedi director Rian Johns-+on had profound disagreements over the path Luke’s life has taken in the 30 years separating Return of the Jedi from The Force Awakens. The actor clearly still isn’t happy with how…

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First Lawsuits Filed Against Apple for Slowing iPhones

Tim Cook

Just a few days after admitting that it has been quietly throttling older iPhones with degraded batteries, a pair of lawsuits have been filed against Apple alleging fraud and deceptive practices.

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Christmas Day TV: Queen's message wins TV ratings battle

Mrs Brown's Boys, Strictly Come Dancing and Call the Midwife also make it into the top five.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42484128

London man accused over Carlisle Christmas Eve rape

Police attempt to trace a number of men they would like to speak to in connection with the attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-42483978

Southend United v Charlton Athletic

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Southend United and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42406958

Portsmouth v AFC Wimbledon

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Portsmouth and AFC Wimbledon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42406959

Cambridge United v Barnet

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between Cambridge United and Barnet.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42407054

Leyton Orient v Dagenham & Redbridge

Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Leyton Orient and Dagenham & Redbridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42407260

Boreham Wood v Sutton United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42407259

Shoppers immune to Boxing Day sales fever

Previous spending and the income squeeze will hit the traditional Christmas season, a survey suggests.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42428308

The man behind the inspirational Tube board messages

How a Tube worker cheers up stressed commuters at Oval by writing inspirational quotes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42465764

Royal Christmas photograph reaction 'overwhelming'

Karen Murdoch shot the perfect photograph of Princes William and Harry with their partners.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42483201

White Christmas for some areas of UK

Light snowfall has been recorded by the Met Office in Cumbria and parts of south Scotland.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42479735

The guidebook that led me to a lost corner of England

Emma Jane Kirby follows a 1930s travel guide to see how Kent has changed since World War Two.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-42425157

Monday, 25 December 2017

The school children writing an opera

School children from the London borough of Tower Hamlets are taking part in a nationwide project aiming to broaden opera's appeal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42431837

Great-grandmother Edith Pryor turns 100 on Christmas Day

Edith Pryor puts her long life down to friends, family and a nightly whisky.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42457399

Queen's message hails terror-hit London and Manchester

"Home" is a theme in her Christmas broadcast, which also references her 70th wedding anniversary.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42475052

London Euston rail station hosts homeless for Christmas

London Euston has been transformed into a festive dining hall for 200 homeless guests.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42477120

Sunday, 24 December 2017

London van driver in 'anti-Semitic parking rant'

He was recorded saying "Hitler was great" in an area with a high orthodox Jewish population.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42474862

Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42360004

Cardiff City v Fulham

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Cardiff City and Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42406713

Wagamama apology for 'don't be sick' staff notice

Noodle chain manager took "unusual approach" over festive staff shortage.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42473679

Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion

Preview followed by live coverage of Boxing Day's Premier League game between Chelsea and Brighton & Hove Albion.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42360018

Brentford v Aston Villa

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Brentford and Aston Villa.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42406857

Ipswich Town v Queens Park Rangers

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Ipswich Town and Queens Park Rangers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42406719

Bournemouth v West Ham United

Preview followed by live coverage of Boxing Day's Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42360011

Hospital visits, foodbanks & charity collections - how sport spreads festive cheer

BBC Sport takes a look at the ways sportspeople in England have engaged with their communities in the run-up to Christmas.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42409844

Millwall v Wolverhampton Wanderers

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Millwall and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42406712

Thamesmead party attack: Four officers hurt as bottles thrown

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42472662

When promotion could mean relegation: National League trio may be forced to install grass pitches

A National League rule could see promoted teams with artificial 3G pitches relegated instead.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42425377

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband 'sitting by the phone'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband says he hopes she could be freed within a fortnight.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42471982

Hounslow stabbing: Four people arrested

The 36-year-old was found at a property in Hounslow and later died at the scene.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42472015

Saturday, 23 December 2017

London Zoo to re-open after fire

An aardvark and possibly four meerkats died, and some staff needed medical treatment.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42469949

Virtual snowman created by cyclist using app on London streets

Cheltenham cyclist Anthony Hoyte spent 10 hours cycling the streets of the city to "draw" the giant festive artwork.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-42456773

London Zoo 'devastated' by aardvark fire death

A nine-year-old aardvark has died after a fire at London Zoo, with four meerkats unaccounted for.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42465392

Christmas tree made from worn-out ballet shoes

A dancer with the English National Ballet used 540 worn-out shoes to create the tree.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42455903

Maidstone United v Leyton Orient

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375973

Sutton United v Tranmere Rovers

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Sutton United and Tranmere Rovers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375974

Dagenham & Redbridge v Eastleigh

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375969

Barnet v Cheltenham Town

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375632

Charlton Athletic v Blackpool

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375522

AFC Wimbledon v Bradford City

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375527

Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Saracens

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42418127

Big Ben's iconic bongs return

The moment the Great Bell of the Elizabeth Tower's hourly chimes resumed for the festive period.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42465385

MOBO choir sings for sickle cell disease

Singers with sickle cell disease take over London St Pancras.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42433907

London Zoo fire: Seventy firefighters tackle cafe blaze

The fire spread to most of the Adventure Cafe and the shop, which also has an animal petting area.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-42465094

Friday, 22 December 2017

ET Last Minute Holiday Gift Deals: iPhone X, Nintendo Switch, and more

ET 12 22

Whether you're looking for very last-minute shopping ideas or just on the hunt for solid bargains, retailers are still offering great deals for the holiday season. And depending on the items and delivery location, you can still get some of them delivered in time for Christmas day.

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Civilization VI Comes to iPad with a Whopping $60 Price Tag

Civ6

It's the same experience you get on a PC, which is probably why the developer feels justified pricing it like a full PC game.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/261080-civilization-vi-comes-whopping-60-price-tag

Amazon apologises for 'threats' to customer

Amazon has apologised to a customer, who believed he was sent coded death threats by an employee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42459594

Wembley FC: Football Association dispute with non-league club 'not about logo'

The Football Association says a trademark dispute with Wembley FC is not about the non-league club's logo.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42456152

Hamilton: No Lin-Manuel Miranda in London 'before 2019'

As the Broadway hit opens in the West End, its creator rules out playing the title role in London - for now.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42447735

The Restored $7,500 Tax Credit Helps the US, Not Just EV Buyers


America needs cleaner skies in big cities and less energy consumption. EVs helps with both. A continued EV/PHEV tax credit keeps automakers and battery researchers US-based.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/260992-restored-7500-tax-credit-helps-us-not-just-ev-buyers

Apple Wants to Combine Mac and iOS Apps. Can it Succeed Where Microsoft Failed?

iOS 11

Apple wants to combine its iPhone, iPad, and macOS applications and give developers a way to write apps that scale across all three product families. It's a good idea, but a risky one.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/261030-apple-wants-combine-mac-ios-apps-can-succeed-microsoft-failed

London smash-and-grab moped gang jailed over £1.2m spree

The men went on a £1.2m spree in 17 mobile phone shops across London between May and November 2016.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42457395

LG Unveils Nano IPS HDR, 5K Ultrawide Monitors

LG 34WK95U-1

LG is bringing a brace of monitors to CES to show off new display technologies, HDR support, and a 5K Ultrawide 21:9 panel with 600 nits of brightness. Fun times.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261046-lg-announces-new-monitors-nano-ips-panels-hdr-support-5k-ultrawide-display

Calls for anonymity for those accused of sex offences

MP's aide cleared of rape says those accused of sex crimes should have anonymity until they are convicted.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-42459344

Bid to find unconscious man's family by Christmas

Police release images of items found on the man who had collapsed in a south London street.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42455899

How to Stream on Twitch

Stream

If you're curious about dipping your toe into this brave new world, putting out a simple stream is surprisingly easy.

The post How to Stream on Twitch appeared first on ExtremeTech.



from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/260883-stream-twitch

NASA New Frontiers Finalists: Titan Quadcopter, Comet Sample Return Mission

dragonfly

One mission seeks to explore the second largest moon in the solar system, and the other would grab a piece of a comet and return it to Earth.

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Premiership: Newcastle Falcons v Harlequins

Team news as Newcastle host Harlequins in Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture at Kingston Park (15:00 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42418240

Crumbling Parliament could be next Grenfell, Black Rod warns

Black Rod urges MPs to back a £3.5bn plan to repair the Houses of Parliament to prevent a "major fire".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42453941

Derby County v Millwall

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375407

DARPA, University of Michigan Team Up to Build ‘Unhackable’ Chip

DARPA

DARPA is looking for a chip that can't be hacked, and it may have found a University of Michigan team that can build it.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/261052-darpa-university-michigan-team-build-unhackable-chip

West Ham United v Newcastle United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375895

ExtremeTech’s Best Cars and Car Tech for 2018


Honda's on a roll with new cars and new technologies, while Cadillac and Nissan bookend autonomous drive methods. Here's our automotive favorites for 2018.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/255698-extremetech-best-cars-tech-2018

Queens Park Rangers v Bristol City

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375403

Fulham v Barnsley

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375408

Swansea City v Crystal Palace

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375897

Royal police officer sentenced over indecent images

Adam Cox created an alter ego of a 17-year-old girl to exchange explicit chat with three men online.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42455895

Frank de Boer and Slaven Bilic in frame to be new Swansea City manager

Former Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer and ex-West Ham boss Slaven Bilic are in the frame to succeed Paul Clement at Swansea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42441276

Royal Opera House: Thousands evacuated over 'suspicious package'

More than 2,500 people were evacuated from the Royal Opera House when a "suspicious package" was found.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42452700

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375899

Noah Chesmain: Millwall defender joins Boreham Wood on short-term loan

Boreham Wood sign Millwall defender Noah Chesmain in a short-term loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42455726

Jay Boys gang members jailed for dealing drugs from addicts' homes

The eight men took advantage of vulnerable addicts and dealt heroin and cocaine from their homes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-42453805

Victor Wanyama: Tottenham midfielder close to return, says Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says midfielder Victor Wanyama is back training and close to making his return.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42449586

Christmas getaway: Travellers warned over 'frantic Friday'

There are warnings of delays on roads and public transport as many begin their Christmas getaway.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42445966

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Micron Ramps Up GDDR6 Production, Focuses On Cryptocurrency, Gaming, VR

Micron-Chips

Micron is prepping a major rollout of GDDR6 in GPUs, cryptocurrency miners, and next-generation activities like VR and deep learning. GDDR5 has had a good long run, but it's on its way out the door.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261017-micron-ramps-gddr6-production-focuses-cryptocurrency-gaming-vr

PC Keith Palmer memorial stone planned for Parliament

Andrea Leadsom said the stone will be put near where the officer was stabbed in the terror attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42444105

Windows Hello Facial Recognition Bypassed with a Photo

windows-hello

It's not a "normal" photo, but it wouldn't be hard to replicate this hack.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261014-windows-hello-facial-recognition-bypassed-photo

How to Upgrade to Windows 10


Got an older PC you want to upgrade to Windows 10 for free before the window closes? Looking to buy a copy of the OS and upgrade that way? We step through the two upgrade options and the pros and cons of each.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260967-upgrade-windows-10

Norwich City v Brentford

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42362364

Apple Admits, Unbelievably, It Slows Down Older iPhones

524071-iphone-6-plus

If your iPhone feels slower, that might be thanks to Apple and its desire to offer you "the best experience."

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/260993-apple-admits-slows-older-iphones

Ex-priest Laurence Soper jailed for sexually abusing boys

Laurence Soper, 74, is the fourth man convicted of sexual assaults on children at the London school.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42443604

Crossrail electricians to strike over pay

It comes after a new Elizabeth Line map was released to mark a year until the railway's completion.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42448039

Arsenal v Liverpool

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Premier League game between Arsenal and Liverpool.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42362392

Jason Puncheon available to play for Crystal Palace despite weapon charge

Crystal Palace captain Jason Puncheon is available for selection despite being charged with assault and carrying a weapon, manager Roy Hodgson says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42446565

Everton v Chelsea

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42375898

Pranksters break into National Theatre

Security is questioned after a video emerges of two pranksters spending a night inside the building.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42446355

Wembley FC: Non-league club 'face bankruptcy' in Football Association dispute

The chairman of Wembley FC claims the club may be bankrupted by a trademark dispute with the Football Association.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42442290

Study Claims Supernovas Affect Cloud Formation, But Scientists Remain Skeptical

Clouds

A Danish team suggests that cosmic rays from a supernova can affect cloud cover, and thus, Earth's climate -- but many scientists remain unconvinced.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/260964-study-claims-supernovas-affect-cloud-formation-scientists-remain-skeptical

V&A: Designer defends new museum uniform

Christopher Raeburn says it gives staff 'visibility', critics say they look more like supermarket workers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42438128

Enhanced Augmented Reality Coming to Pokémon GO on iOS

snorlax

Developer Niantic is preparing to roll out a new "AR+" mode that makes Pokémon look like they're truly part of the world around you.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/260951-enhanced-augmented-reality-coming-pokemon-go-ios

Seagate’s New Multi-Actuator Could Double Hard Drive Speeds

HDD-Feature

Seagate is working on a new line of hard drives that could double the performance of current models.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260946-seagates-new-multi-actuator-technology-double-hard-drive-speeds

MP's aide Samuel Armstrong cleared of Westminster rape

Samuel Armstrong says he drank spirits with the woman in MP Craig Mackinlay's Westminster office.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42441745

Candy brothers defeat £132m damages claim

The luxury property developers defeat an action brought against them by businessman Mark Holyoake.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42439980

Alexis Sanchez: Man City boss Pep Guardiola still keen to sign Arsenal striker

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola still has the signing of Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in his sights but may wait until the summer transfer window.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42439000

The Top 5 Games We Played in 2017

GOTY 2017

As 2017 coasts to an end, we ExtremeTech writers have spent a good chunk of our time this month looking back at what we enjoyed most.

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MPs hit back at abusive Christmas messages

Tory Zac Goldsmith tweeted a card he received which wished him a "cancerous New Year".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42434283

Alvaro Morata: Chelsea striker suspended after fifth yellow card of season

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata will miss Saturday's trip to Everton after being booked in his side's 2-1 win over Bournemouth.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42442618

Damian Green had to go, but police face questions - Jeremy Hunt

Damian Green had to go but the police face questions, says Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42439328

Jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

The family of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe have been given "a glimmer of light", MP Tulip Siddiq says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42439701

Finsbury Park mosque attack suspect pleads not guilty

Darren Osborne is accused of deliberately driving a hired van into worshippers near a London mosque.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42443453

Appeal to reunite boy with toy lost on Aer Lingus flight

Mac the monkey was lost on a flight from Gatwick to Knock.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-42439035

Middlesex: Nick Gubbins and Sam Robson extend contracts with county

Middlesex openers Nick Gubbins and Sam Robson sign undisclosed contract extensions with the Division Two club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/42442285

Sadiq Khan proposes council tax rise across London

The London mayor says government cuts are forcing him to ask taxpayers for money to fund policing.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42431995

Arsenal: England midfielder Jack Wilshere expects new deal

England international Jack Wilshere expects to sign a new Arsenal contract "in the next couple of weeks".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42438626

Five things you may not know about homelessness

Number one: you should ask before donating food.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42429432

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Major New Windows Insider Build Introduces Timeline, Sets

537201-microsoft-windows-10-creators-update-start-screen

The new Windows Insider build previews features that'll eventually drop in Redstone 4 -- and there's a lot of new features, UI improvements, and capabilities to like.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260923-new-windows-insider-build-introduces-timeline-sets-major-features

ET Deals Roundup: Nest Thermostat for $180, Dell Quad-Core Kaby Lake Desktop for $469, and more

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Don't freak out! If you're not done shopping for Christmas yet, there are still deals to be had. While some items simply won't make it in time for the day itself, there's a decent selection of gear that has free two-day or one-day shipping – especially for those of us with Prime memberships.

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Damian Green resigns from cabinet

Damian Green, Theresa May's deputy, resigns after investigation finds he breached UK ministerial code

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42434802

Google: Future Android Apps Must Be 64-bit and Support Updated APIs

business android

Starting next year, developers will need to support more recent Android features, and in 2019 64-bit support will be mandatory.

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Met Police 'undoubtedly made errors' in dropped rape case

Met Commissioner Cressida Dick reassures the public after the collapse of two rape trials.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42434367

Three held in police raids targeting London moped gangs

They come as the Met said the numbers of crimes in which mopeds were used saw a near three-fold rise.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42427874

Elon Musk Teases Assembled Falcon Heavy Rocket Ahead of Launch

falconheavy

Will SpaceX actually get the Falcon Heavy in the air on time? SpaceX founder Elon Musk has posted some photos of the nearly finished rocket that give us some hope.

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Magic Leap Takes the Covers Off Its First Mixed Reality Headset

Magic Leap One Creator Edition

After raising over a billion dollars, controversial startup Magic Leap is finally ready to unveil its first product, a developer kit featuring its unique mixed reality headset.

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The Worst Passwords of 2017 Include ‘password,’ ‘123456,’ and ‘starwars’


The entire 100-entry list is available on SplashData's site, but the top five worst are 123456, password, 12345678, qwerty, and 12345.

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'Please offer me a seat' badges used by 26,000 on London transport network

Transport for London offers the badges for people with hidden health problems.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42427867

New Handheld Windows PC Launches in April, Can Play GTA V

GPDWin2

The Win GPD is a micro Windows 10 system that packs an Atom SoC and Windows 10 Home into a 5.5-inch display with attached keyboard and gaming controllers. Its successor aims to up its game with a much larger portfolio of supported titles.

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How does Anthony Joshua spend Christmas?

WBA and IBF heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua tells BBC Sport how important the festive period is to him and his family.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42432134

Deptford double murder: CCTV of 'extremely important' suspect

Noel Brown and his daughter Marie Brown were found dead in Deptford on 4 December.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42429372

London laboratory creates 'smallest' Christmas card

The card was carved using a focussed ion beam microscope at the National Physical Laboratory.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42429543

New Polymer Could Lead to Phone Screen That Heals When Cracked

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A cracked screen today might cost you hundreds of dollars to fix, but a new material accidentally developed by researchers in Tokyo might lead to phone screens that heal themselves after a crack.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/260817-new-polymer-lead-phone-screen-heals-cracked

Rail strikes due in new year over RMT guards row

RMT members at six train operating companies plan a series of new year strikes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42429767

Geekbench: Apple Is Throttling iPhone Performance Based on Battery Life

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Test data confirms Apple iPhones are slowing down on the latest iOS builds as their batteries degrade. Apple is creating a problem for itself that didn't previously exist.

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Laser pen offenders face 5 years in jail under new law

A new bill introduces new penalties including unlimited fines for laser offences against vehicles.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42424717

Samsung 49-inch Monitor First to be DisplayHDR-Certified

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