Thursday, 19 October 2017

Rumor: iPhone 8 Production Slashed in Half On Weak Demand

iPhone 8

Apple has supposedly slashed its iPhone 8 production not even six weeks after launching the device. If true, this doesn't bode well for the company's quarterly results.

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Scientists Detect Massive Caverns on Moon That Could House Colony

marius hill

Scientists have long wondered if shadowy crevasses on the lunar surface could be entrances to caverns that could serve as a home for future colonists. New data from Japanese and US researchers indicates such caverns do exist.

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New 'leaking' London to Cardiff trains taken out of service

New trains running from London to Cardiff were called "the biggest fleet upgrade in a generation".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-41687426

Storm Brian: Strong winds set to hit British Isles

The Atlantic storm is due to hit parts of the UK and the Republic of Ireland on Saturday morning.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41684485

Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein hints at Frankfurt move

Lloyd Blankfein tweets he intends to spend more time in Frankfurt, a hint of a post-Brexit move.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41677332

Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha cannot keep us up on his own - Roy Hodgson

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says it would be "unfair" to expect Wilfried Zaha to single-handedly save the club from relegation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41685412

Is USB-C Chasing an Unachievable Goal?

USB-C-Feature

USB-C sells a dream of uniting every cable standard and protocol over a single cable, but so far the fairy tale hasn't stood up to cold reality.

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Reker Ahmed: Man 'threw first punch' in Croydon street attack

Student Reker Ahmed was left with a bleed on the brain after a late-night assault in Croydon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41685562

St Olave's A-level row head suspended

The head of a grammar school where pupils were stopped from taking A-levels has been suspended.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-41683012

Southern drivers to be balloted to end dispute

Train drivers are to consider a deal to end their long-running action, Aslef says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41680860

Kwame Kwei-Armah: New Young Vic boss promises 'funky' future

The actor and new boss of the Young Vic theatre is excited for the venue's future.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-41681657

Mysterious Molecules Detected On Saturn During Cassini’s Grand Finale Dive

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Scientists from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory announced Cassini's detection of some wild and unexpected particles in Saturn's atmosphere.

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2 Giant Robots Enter a Steel Mill for a 3-Round Slugfest. Which One Leaves?

GiantRobotFight1

Giant robots. Paintball cannons. 600-pound punching arms. What's not to love?

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Parsons Green Tube stabbing: Suspect appears in court

Omid Saidy, 20, died outside Parsons Green Tube station in London on Monday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41681069

Microsoft: ARM-Based Windows Laptops Will Have Amazing Battery Life

Qualcomm Windows 10

Microsoft is crowing that its upcoming ARM laptops will offer multi-day battery life. And while they well may do that, there's reason to withhold judgment until we know how they compare with existing x86 products.

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Fly-tipping costs taxpayers £58m in clean-up costs

Two-thirds of all fly-tipping involved household waste that was commonly dumped at the side of roads.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41664941

Surrey: Conor McKerr, Ollie Pope and Amar Virdi extend deals until 2020

Teenagers Conor McKerr, Ollie Pope and Amar Virdi extend their contracts with Surrey until the end of the 2020 season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/41680207

Youths set off fireworks in bus and shops in Islington

Transport for London said it was "idiotic behaviour" which "will not be tolerated".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41679498

Alex Lozowski: Saracens & England fly-half signs deal until 2020

England fly-half Alex Lozowski signs a new contract with Saracens, and will remain at the club until the summer of 2020.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41680211

Fran Kirby: Chelsea forward to miss England friendly with knee injury

Chelsea forward Fran Kirby withdraws from the England squad to face France because of a knee injury.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41677396

Red Star Belgrade v Arsenal

Jack Wilshere says Arsenal's character is not in question after criticism from Watford striker Troy Deeney.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41624826

Jose Mourinho must look at Manchester United, not Chelsea, says Antonio Conte

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho needs to "look at himself" and not his former side.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41674951

Big Ben will chime again in November but may be inaccurate

The chimes will be the first since August when they stopped to allow repairs to the Elizabeth Tower.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41669403

UK banks 'exposed to money laundering in South Africa'

HSBC and Standard Chartered may inadvertently have been conduits for laundered money, Lord Hain says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41672793

Universal credit: My five-year-old searched bins for food

Some people are left near-destitute due to flaws in the benefits system, the Victoria Derbyshire programme is told.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41651684

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Mother calls for independent inquiry into child's injuries

A mother calls for an independent investigation into her son's care at a special needs school in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41609924

The 'silent raid'

The final raid by a German Zeppelin on London during WW1 killed seven siblings and 25 others.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41611419

ET Deals: Save $400 on a Dell XPS 8910 Desktop PC

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Gartner Predicts PC Industry Will Grow, but Only One Part of It

PCSalesFeature

After declining for the past six years, the PC market might finally start to grow again in 2018 and 2019, but certain categories fare much better than others.

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Heathrow heist: Security guards jailed for staging £7m robbery

Security guards Mohammad Siddique, 32, and Ranjeev Singh, 40, claimed they had been robbed to cover their tracks.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41674265

Watch: Laptop snatched from cafe by moped thieves

A woman has her laptop snatched as she works on a cafe table by moped-riding thieves.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41670864

Activision Patents System to Make Microtransactions Even More Obnoxious


Activision has been granted a patent for a system for encouraging in-game purchases that sound positively game-breaking.

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Pentonville Prison murder: Inmates 'argued over parcel'

Jamal Mahmoud was fatally stabbed in a row over contraband smuggled into Pentonville prison.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41669537

Missing supermarket worker seen in London

Karen Brown was spotted in a toy shop three days after last being seen leaving her family home in Clydebank.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-41664510

New Giant Double-Screened Axon M Phone is Magnificently Weird

Axon-M

The new ZTE Axon M packs dual screens and a unique value proposition, but it's got some drawbacks that limit its usefulness as well.

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South Ockendon stabbing: Fourth man charged over death

Daniel Adger was found injured at a property in Essex and later died in hospital.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-41670615

Croydon street attack accused 'panicked after provocation'

Student Reker Ahmed suffered a fractured spine during a late-night assault in Croydon

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41670861

Parsons Green Tube stabbing: Teenager charged with murder

Omid Saidy was stabbed to death outside Parsons Green Tube station on Monday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41669532

Dead Space Developer Visceral Games is Dead, and That Sucks

DeadSpace-Feature

While the games weren't perfect, the Dead Space universe blended its own unique lore with a sci-fi survival horror game style that ranks as one of the best I've ever played--including the less-well-received Dead Space 3.

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ET Deals: Dell PowerEdge T30 Intel Xeon E3-1225 Quad-Core Server for $329

T30

If you're in the market for an affordable tower server, today's sale from Dell will definitely catch your eye. For a limited time, you can grab this quad-core PowerEdge T30 mini tower server at an astounding 52% discount.

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James Ellington: Sprinter suffers pain 10 months after crash

British sprinter James Ellington says he still gets "a lot of pain" 10 months after the motorbike accident that nearly killed him.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/41653078

Hands On With Adobe Lightroom CC, New Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom CC 1.0 user interface

Adobe has not only upped the ante with new features in Lightroom and Photoshop, but has introduced an entire new cloud-first version of Lightroom for those for whom cross-platform editing is more important than sheer features.

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Charlotte Brown speedboat death: Jack Shepherd in court

Jack Shepherd faces a manslaughter charge after Charlotte Brown fell into the River Thames.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41666295

Intel Announces ‘Nervana’ Neural Network Processor

intel-nervana-neural-network-processor-2x1

The Nervana NNP is designed from the ground up with this type of computing in mind.

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Alabama Rot dog disease cases 'mostly occur in winter'

Some dogs can develop life-threatening kidney failure as a result of Alabama Rot, which has no cure.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-41664119

Appeal over sexual assaults on women and children in London

Two women and seven children have been sexually touched by an attacker in the last three months.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41662762

The 19-year-old millionaire estate agent

Akshay Ruparelia set up his business from his bedroom during his A-level exams.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-41653983

NHS Tracker

Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41483322

Anthony Joshua: World champion says he is 'in no rush' to fight in the US

British world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he is "in no rush" to fight in the United States.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/41660460

World Taekwondo Grand Prix: Lutalo Muhammad pulls out

Olympic silver medallist Lutalo Muhammad pulls out of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix, which begins in London on Friday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/taekwondo/41662953

Pre-sex HIV drug 'no-brainer" for NHS

Prep treatment could prevent a quarter of new HIV cases and save the NHS millions, experts calculate.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41637901

Traffic jams: UK's worst motorway disruption revealed

Spilt fuel, emergency repairs and a burning lorry cost millions in wasted time and money.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41651246

Health check

Doctors express concern as BBC analysis shows growing waits in A&E, cancer care and for operations.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41656667

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality, Edge, OneDrive Upgrades

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Windows 10's Fall Creators Update is now available, with a range of improvements and additional features.

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Microsoft Introduces Surface Book 2 With GTX 1050, 1060 Options

SurfaceBook2

Microsoft has introduced a new version of its Surface Book 2, with more powerful GPUs and new Intel processors.

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Lamin Deen backs Lee Johnston as head coach despite racist comment

Olympic bobsleigh pilot Lamin Deen backs the appointment of Lee Johnston as British Bobsleigh head coach despite him making a racist comment in 2013.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-olympics/41611219

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost

Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC

The Snapdragon 636 will be one of the first budget SoCs from Qualcomm to have the Kryo CPU cores built-in.

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Parsons Green tube stabbing: Victim named as Omid Saidy

Omid Saidy was fatally wounded in the attack outside Parsons Green Tube station.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41655350

MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of 'intense’ terror threat

Andrew Parker says there is "more terrorist activity coming at us" and it can be "harder to detect".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41655488

Stormzy and J Hus lead the Mobo Awards nominations

Jorja Smith, Stefflon Don and Mercury Prize winner Sampha are also up for awards.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/41656137

Supreme Court Will Hear Case Pitting Microsoft Against DOJ Over Data Privacy

Microsof

The Supreme Court has announced it will hear a pivotal case that could vastly expand the power of the US Department of Justice to seize data from computers in other countries, even when that data concerns foreign nationals.

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Red sun phenomenon 'caused by Saharan dust', analysis shows

Analysis has confirmed the phenomenon was caused by dust blown over from the Sahara.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-41654436

Catford park murder: Longer sentence for lost shoe boy killer

Marvyn Iheanacho battered his partner's five-year-old son to death for losing a trainer in a park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41648650

Chelsea v Roma (Wed)

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata is set to return from a hamstring injury as the Blues look to maintain their 100% Champions League start.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41624756

ET Deals: Save 42% on Luma Whole Home Wi-Fi Mesh Router Three-Pack

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County Championship: Middlesex unsuccessful with points deduction appeal

Middlesex lose their appeal against a two-point deduction, confirming their relegation from County Championship Division One.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/41644508

Met Commissioner denies 'no pursuit' policy on moped crime

Cressida Dick says officers chasing moped thieves need greater legal protection in case of a crash.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41653976

Barnet v Mansfield Town

Live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between Barnet and Mansfield Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41562642

Massive Methane Leak in 2015 Left California Residents With Elevated Uranium, Styrene Levels

Aliso-Canyon gas leak

Two years after a well blowout dumped over 100,000 tons of methane into Southern California, residents are still suffering significant health problems and are showing elevated levels of various heavy metals and benzene-related chemicals.

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Oxford United v Charlton Athletic

Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Oxford United and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41562351

AFC Wimbledon v Rotherham United

Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between AFC Wimbledon and Rotherham United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41562352

Eloise Parry: Trio accused of lethal diet pill supply

Eloise Parry died aged 21 after taking slimming tablets containing controversial DNP drug.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-shropshire-41650203

Rise in hate crime in England and Wales

There has been a 29% rise, with the biggest increase in disability and transgender hate crime.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41648865

First Batch of iPhone Xs Is Just 46,500 Units: Report


Apple's first order of iPhone Xs has left the factory, but reports indicate it's much smaller than pent-up demand for the product will require.

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Neal Ardley: Five years at club 'go out of window' if AFC Wimbledon go down

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley says his five years at the club would "go out of the window" if the club are relegated.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41651151

London Underground drivers to be balloted on strike action

London Underground drivers are considering industrial action in a dispute over career progression.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41648647

London's Toxicity Charge starts next week

The T-charge is one of the most radical pollution measures this country has ever seen.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41635584

Chelsea v Roma: Why Radja Nainggolan could derail Blues' Champions League hopes

He is worth “as much as Pogba”, so who is Radja Nainggolan, the player Antonio Conte has twice tried – and failed – to sign?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41644367

Grenfell art auction raises £1.9m

Artists including Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin donated works for surviving families.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41646883

Are house prices back from the crash?

House prices are lower in real terms in many areas than 10 years ago, BBC analysis has revealed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41582755

Monday, 16 October 2017

Parsons Green Tube station stabbing leaves one dead and two hurt

The incident is not being treated as terror-related, London Ambulance Service said.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41644039

Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev: Injured Bulgarian is replaced by Carlos Takam

Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles against Carlos Takam after Kubrat Pulev pulls out injured.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/41646348

George Groves' promoter Kalle Sauerland calls for police presence at fights

Promoter Kalle Sauerland calls for there to be a police presence inside boxing arenas, following a series of brawls at fights.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/41645611

Pizza Hut Suffers Security Breach, Waits Two Weeks to Tell People

PH-Feature

Pizza Hut's mobile app exposed roughly 60,000 people to a data breach on October 1 and 2, but the company didn't start notifying its customers until this past weekend.

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KRACK Attacks Defeat Wi-Fi Security on Most Devices

Security

A massive security disclosure details vulnerabilities in WPA2 that could let an attacker intercept all your precious data, and virtually every device with Wi-Fi is affected.

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Real Madrid v Tottenham Hotspur

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41624805

Silicon Allee: Germany’s Tech Hub for Electric Cars, Scooters, and Bikes


Germany's answer to Silicon Valley is awash in battery-electric cars--plus electrified scooters, bicycles, and buses. Want a Prius-looking car with 330 solar cells? They've got it.

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Tottenham's Harry Kane is a 'complete player' - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane describes Harry Kane as a "complete player" before Tottenham's trip to the Bernabeu.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41642622

OnePlus Responds to Angry Users, Will Limit Phone Data Collection


OnePlus has agreed to stop collecting specific data about people's phones in response to user outcry, but it's still not offering a way to completely opt-out of the practice.

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ET Deals: Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence Introductory Bundle for $39

Deep Learning

Today, the folks over at SkillWise are offering up a four-course bundle focused on using Python for AI and deep learning. If you've ever considered dipping your toe into this burgeoning field, you'll definitely want to take advantage of this $400+ discount!

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This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components


The new pi-top laptop is a Raspberry Pi-based system with an eight-hour battery, 1080p display, and an interesting slide-out keyboard that allows direct access to the RBP board beneath.

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Sony’s Sci-Fi ‘Touch’ Projector Debuts in the US for $1,700

xtouch_07

You can jot down notes, play games, and watch video via the projector, but it'll cost you.

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Fault delays new high-speed train's first journey from Bristol to London

Broken air conditioning and delays overshadow the launch of a new fleet of high-speed engines.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-41633356

Duchess of Cambridge joins Paddington for a dance

Catherine joined Princes William and Harry at Paddington Station for a charity event.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41636624

The Duchess of Cambridge attends Paddington charity event

Catherine makes a surprise appearance at the event with the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41638886

Women's Champions League: Chelsea draw Rosengard, Man City face Norway's LSK Kvinner

Chelsea Ladies face Rosengard in the Women's Champions League last 16, while Manchester City face Norway's LSK Kvinner.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41609931

NASA Satellite Records Big Increase in Carbon Dioxide

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A dramatic spike in carbon dioxide was detected, and it could be a sign that tropical forest regions are not able to keep absorbing such a large volume of carbon from the atmosphere.

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Sheridan Smith talks about her 'out of control' anxiety

The actor's been opening up about her breakdown last year and the reasons behind it.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/41632885

Seventy firefighters tackle blaze at Southall wheelie bin storage yard

Seventy firefighters battle the blaze at a Southall plastics storage yard.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41635576

New rental laws 'fuelling black market IDs'

Criminal gangs are selling fake documents to illegal immigrants trying to rent in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41612102

How VR is helping to train a new generation of surgeons

Virtual reality technology that lets trainee surgeons feel "flesh and bone" is developed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-41574027

Red London

How events in London in the early 20th Century played a vital role in the lead up to the Russian Revolution.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41629394

Harvey Weinstein: Met police investigate new sex assault claims

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is accused of a number of sexual assaults in London, the BBC understands.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-41629689

'Not practical' for Met Police to investigate all crime

A senior officer says the Met Police is prioritising work because of pressure on resources.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41633205

Financial regulator warns of growing debt among young people

There has been a "pronounced" rise in debt among young people, the Financial Conduct Authority head warns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41627238

England's best and worst motorway service stations named

All 112 motorway service stations are ranked. Where is your favourite?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41630827

Video: The 30th anniversary of The Great Storm

It's been 30 years since The Great Storm hit the UK and killed 18 people.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41616365

Money man

Paresh Davdra developed his successful money exchange firm from the ground up.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41412635

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Forged IDs: Landlord laws 'fuelling black market'

Criminal gangs are selling fake documents to illegal immigrants trying to rent in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41593684

Man stabbed leaving child's birthday party

The 53-year-old victim was found with stab wounds near a community hall in Lambeth, south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41629454

Tottenham: Mauricio Pochettino uses incredible detail - Jose Fonte

'Putting a bib on with a sulk? The cameras spot it.' Jose Fonte reveals a secret behind Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham success.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41629182

Frank Bruno: Former heavyweight champion granted trainer licence

Former heavyweight champion Frank Bruno is set for a return to boxing after being been granted a licence to become a trainer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/41628553

Gatwick flight drone near-miss 'put 130 lives at risk'

A large drone went "right over the wing" of a passenger jet near Gatwick Airport, a report says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-41627552

Killer drivers to receive life sentences in law change

Crimes featuring mobile phones, speeding or racing will receive similar sentences to manslaughter.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41627240

World Boxing Super Series: George Groves beats Jamie Cox with fourth-round knockout

WBA super-middleweight champion George Groves defeats Jamie Cox in the World Boxing Super Series quarter-final.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/41625200

Harvey Weinstein: More women accuse Hollywood producer of rape

British actress Lysette Anthony says he attacked her at her London home in the late 1980s.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-41626563

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Roy Hodgson: Crystal Palace win over Chelsea not a new beginning

Roy Hodgson says his Crystal Palace team would be "foolish" to think they have earned a fresh start to the season after beating Chelsea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41624035

ET Deals: Save Big on a 13.3-Inch Dell Latitude 13 e7370 Laptop

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Looking for a small and sturdy laptop that's well-suited to getting real work done while you're on the go? Today's deal on eBay will net you a 13.3-inch Latitude 13 e7370 from Dell at a $100 discount.

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Italian Open: Matt Wallace two ahead as Tyrrell Hatton shares second

England's Matt Wallace takes a two-shot lead into the final round of the Italian Open, with Tyrrell Hatton and Francesco Molinari in second.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/golf/41623317

Thames search for man seen falling from Tower Bridge

Several people reported seeing the man fall from the central London bridge on Friday afternoon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41621949

Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Erupt Sooner Than Expected

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Scientists have long expected it would take centuries for Yellowstone to transition to an active volcano again, but now they're cutting that timeline down to as little as a few decades.

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Notts County v Barnet

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534187

Northampton Town v AFC Wimbledon

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534102

Charlton Athletic v Doncaster Rovers

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534095

Ravi Rampaul: Derbyshire sign Surrey seamer on three-year contract

Derbyshire sign former West Indies seam bowler Ravi Rampaul from Surrey on a three-year contract.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/41621141

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

Psilocybin - the hallucinogenic ingredient in mushrooms - may help in depression, a study suggests.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41608984

Carrying acid in public could lead to six months in jail

People found carrying acid in public twice will get six months in jail, under a government proposal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41614990

Friday, 13 October 2017

Self-Driving Cars Face an Unexpected Problem: Fuel Economy

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Self-driving cars could reinvent how we travel, but the power demands these systems place on a vehicle are far from trivial.

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Modern day slavery: Man describes London trafficking

A man trafficked to London for construction work describes his life as a slave.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41617285

Apple May Drop Touch ID in the Next iPhone

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According to a new report from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple could drop its Touch ID system completely in the next iPhone.

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ET Deals: Python Network Programming Bundle for $24

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If you're looking to brush up on your Python knowledge, today's deal is an outstanding value. For a limited time, you can save a massive 97% off three online Python courses you buy them bundled together from SkillWise.

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Most Gamers Hate Buying Loot Boxes, So Why Are Games Using Them?

Overwatch-LootBox

Gamers aren't pleased to see loot boxes and even more lopsided "pay to win" features popping up in games, but in this case they may simply be a symptom of a much larger problem.

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World Boxing Super Series: George Groves expects to beat Jamie Cox and retain title

WBA super-middleweight champion George Groves says he "will not give up his world title for anything" when he fights Jamie Cox.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/41612936

Fulham v Preston North End

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Fulham and Preston North End.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534040

Amazon’s All-New Kindle Oasis: Bigger, Waterproof, Less Expensive


Amazon has updated its top-end Kindle Oasis, with waterproofing, over twice the storage, additional backlighting, and an integrated battery that replaces the case-battery the company debuted in 2016.

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Finsbury park toddler death: Father given indefinite hospital order

Bidhya Sagar Das attacked his son with a claw hammer while his partner was showering, a court heard.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41611414

Arthur Collins trial: Acid victims 'rubbed ice on skin'

Victims of an acid attack at an east London nightclub describe the aftermath of the attack to a jury.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41608196

Sunderland v Queens Park Rangers

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534039

Microsoft’s Latest App Update Drives Negative Reviews in Windows Store

Windows-10

You know people have to be upset when they're going to the trouble of leaving reviews in the Microsoft Store.

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CCTV issued in triple sex attack case

Police say the teenage victim, who was on her way home from a night out, may have been drugged.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41608193

Harvey Weinstein: 'He mentioned a massage'

Former office assistant Lisa Rose says the film mogul tried to invite her to another room.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-41612452

'He asked me for a back rub'

Lisa Rose was 22 when she worked for Harvey Weinstein in London- this is her story

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41602224

European Rugby Champions Cup: Harlequins v La Rochelle

Harlequins full-back Mike Brown makes his return from an ankle injury in Saturday's Champions Cup opener against La Rochelle.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41573859

Man admits injuring two in Beckton birthday acid attack

John Tomlin pleaded guilty to two counts of inflicting grievous bodily harm.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41611415

Tottenham: Mauricio Pochettino calls Pep Guardiola's comments 'disrespectful'

Mauricio Pochettino says Pep Guardiola's comments about Tottenham's reliance on Harry Kane are "very disrespectful".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41611917

Celine Dookhran: Mujahid Arshid denies rape and murder

Celine Dookhran's body was found in an unoccupied house in Kingston Upon Thames in July.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41609922

Theatre cancels opera over portrayal of Asian characters

A London venue pulls the plug on a Welsh opera after non-Asian singers are cast as Chinese characters.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-41608800

N'Golo Kante: Chelsea midfielder out for three weeks with hamstring injury

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante will miss the rest of October with the hamstring injury he sustained while playing for France last week.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41612212

Watford v Arsenal

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534302

Tottenham Hotspur v Bournemouth

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534301

Researcher: It’s Easy to Steal iOS Passwords, Just Ask for Them

phishing

Security researcher Felix Krause points out Apple's good-intentioned practice could actually make you less safe.

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Crystal Palace v Chelsea

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534304

Brentford v Millwall

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534032

Dean Parrett: AFC Wimbledon midfielder suffers groin injury

AFC Wimbledon midfielder Dean Parrett could be out for three months with a groin injury which requires an operation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41610361

Burnley v West Ham United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41534303

Parsons Green bombing: Teenager to face trial over Tube attack

Ahmed Hassan is accused of placing the bomb that partially exploded at Parsons Green last month.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41610341

Uber lodges appeal over London ban

The ride-hailing firm files an appeal after being denied a licence to operate in the capital.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41606965

Bystander 'pleaded for hate attack on Kurd to stop'

Kurdish Reker Ahmed suffered a fractured spine during a late-night assault, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41599376

Tower Hamlets sex assaults: Photos released by police

Police say they believe the 17-year-old victim may have been drugged.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41605935

Gatwick Express services cancelled in case of leaves

Timetables have been revised during the day but not overnight.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-41606531

Prince Harry calls for regular HIV and Aids testing

The prince was accepting an honour on his mother's behalf at the Attitude magazine awards in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41604668

Poster Girls exhibition showcases forgotten design heroines

Posters designed by "hidden" female artists are to go on display at the London Transport Museum.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41552276

Scraping out the London sewers by hand

Fitted with a body camera, a sewer engineer tries to remove a blockage.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41604930

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Hyperloop One Gets ‘Virgin’ Name Following Branson Investment


We're not going to be talking about "Hyperloop One" anymore because the company has a new name. It's now "Virgin Hyperloop One" following an investment by Richard Branson's Virgin Group.

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Arthur Collins trial: Victim's skin came off in her hands, court told

Acid attack victim tells a jury her skin peeled away as she heard a "hissing.. like a can of Coke opening".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41602836

Aung San Suu Kyi 'could lose' Freedom of the City of London

The de-facto leader of Myanmar would become the first person to lose the honorary status.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41600544

Equifax Website Hacked to Serve Malware Because of Course It Was

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Equifax's website has been hacked and turned into a malware distribution point, possibly thanks to an insecure analytics script or third-party ad network.

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Putney Bridge jogger assault: Third man released without charge

CCTV footage showed a man barging into a woman on Putney Bridge, knocking her into the path of a bus.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41603189

Great Ormond Street Hospital 'failing' intersex children

A BBC investigation finds Great Ormond Street Hospital is failing to meet care standards.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41593914

Western Digital Reveals MAMR Technology That Could Allow 40TB Hard Drives


Spinning drives could continue to offer a better price per GB for another decade.

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Harvey Weinstein: Police in US and UK launch investigations

Forces in New York and London look into allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-41597159

Middlesex: Somerset 'preparing legal case' against ECB if points deduction reversed

Somerset prepare to take legal action against the ECB, should relegated Middlesex's points deduction be overturned.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/41597372

Amputee former marine begins 31 marathons in 31 days

Former US Marine Rob Jones' legs were amputated above the knee after standing on an IED in Afghanistan in 2010.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41600545

FCC Sued Over Weakening of Business Broadband Price Caps

FCC-Feature

This is one of those times when caps are good.

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ET Deals: Save $50 on a 13.3-inch Asus ZenBook SE Laptop

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PornHub’s Virgin AI Wants to Make Searching for Porn Less Hard

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PornHub is using AI to accurately tag and identify performers in its video archive, with the long-term goal of improving user discovery. Ideas like this are tough to swallow, but it could work.

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The Equifax Hack Included Almost 11 Million Driver’s Licenses

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Equifax has just disclosed its own negligence didn't just allow hackers to steal vital information on a majority of the adult population in the United States--it leaked nearly 11 million driver's licenses, too.

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Finsbury park toddler death: Father killed son with hammer on 'special night'

Bidhya Sagar Das was paranoid his partner was having affairs with other men, the Old Bailey hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41594833

FA Cup: TV commentator Martin Tyler eyeing first round with Hampton & Richmond

His voice is familiar to millions of football fans and now television commentator Martin Tyler is 90 minutes away from the FA Cup first round.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41530544

Pirate Bay Now Mines Cryptocurrency in Your Browser Without Consent

The Pirate Bay, sinking

The Pirate Bay is now mining cryptocurrencies on users' browsers, without their consent. We investigate how the system works, and which browsers are affected.

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Croydon tram crash: Two memorials planned for borough

Two memorials will be erected in honour of those affected by the fatal Croydon tram derailment.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41594825

Carly Williams: 'My heart stopped at my sister's wedding'

Carly Williams collapsed without warning as she walked down the aisle as maid of honour.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41596205

Jamie George: England hooker extends contract at Saracens until 2021

England hooker Jamie George signs a long-term contract extension with Premiership side Saracens.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41595905

'I had a cardiac arrest at my sister's wedding'

The maid of honour's life was saved by her two cousins, who had just learned how to do CPR.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41569398

British IS recruiter Sally Jones 'killed' by drone

British IS recruiter Sally Jones is reportedly killed in a drone strike in Syria in June.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41593659

Shkodran Mustafi: Arsenal defender ruled out for up to six weeks

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi will miss up to six weeks with a hamstring injury, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41592531

Tougher penalties proposed for unsophisticated plots

The legislation is being introduced in response to the "less sophisticated" plots seen recently.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41589744

London catwalk for Bangladeshi acid victims

Acid attack victims from Bangladesh have travelled to the UK to take part in a fashion show.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41590884

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The Premier League Show: Why Crystal Palace are perfect for Wilfried Zaha - Gabby Logan

Smiles - not sullenness. Gabby Logan on interviewing Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha for the Premier League Show.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41585497

Facebook Announces Oculus Go, a $199 Standalone VR Headset

oculus

Oculus is preparing its first all-in-one VR headset known as the Oculus Go. It's coming to a face near you next year for a mere $199.

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Moped robbery gang jailed after 100-victim London crime spree

The gang tried to rob the former chancellor and succeeded in robbing more than 100 people over five days.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41582001

Israel Caught Russian Hackers Using Kaspersky Software to Spy on the US

KGB-Building

We now know why the US government stopped using Kaspersky Antivirus, and why various companies have yanked the product off store shelves.

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Giant Hole Opens in Antarctic Ice Pack, and No One Knows Why


Scientists have been tracking large-scale changes in the Antarctic ice sheet in recent decades, but these changes are usually the result of known processes. The latest change is something tougher to explain.

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Calum Chambers: Arsenal defender signs contract extension

Arsenal defender Calum Chambers signs a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2021.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41588674

Arthur Collins trial: Acid attack victim's 'face was burning'

The ex-boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann is accused of injuring 16 clubbers, a court hears.

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London priest 'sex abuse victim' had 'nightmares'

Laurence Soper allegedly abused boys at St Benedict's School in Ealing in the 1970s and 80s.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41578609

Danny Rose and Erik Lamela return to Tottenham first-team training

Tottenham's long-term injury absentees Danny Rose and Erik Lamela return to first-team training.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41586964

ET Deals: Save 90% on the Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle

DIY Arduino

If you've ever wanted to try your hands at building robots and learning to code, today's SkillWise deal is right up your alley. For just 29 bucks, you can learn the ins and outs of creating robots using the Arduino platform.

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Croydon Halloween murder: Witness relives being stabbed

Scotty Kouebitra died after being stabbed in the neck and chest, while two other men were also hurt.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41583984

Google Home Mini Defect Caused Some Units To Record Audio 24/7

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Intelligent assistant platforms like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant could be the next great frontier in computer interface, but there are bound to be some bumps along the way before we reach a Star Trek-style future.

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A Fake Adblock Plus Chrome Extension Racked Up 37,000 Downloads

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It should be troubling to Google and users of Chrome in general that this extension made it into the store.

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Approval for road tunnel under Thames delayed by a month

The delay will allow the Transport Secretary to consider the environmental impact of the project.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41583977

Zain Westbrooke: Brentford midfielder joins Leyton Orient on loan

National League side Leyton Orient sign Brentford midfielder Zain Westbrooke in a 93-day loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41583991

RPCS3 Emulator Turns Old PS3 Games Into Works of Art

Demon Souls Feature

The RPCS3 Playstation 3 emulator now includes upscaling features that are capable of taking original PS3 games all the way up to an eye-popping 10K resolution.

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