Sunday, 30 April 2017

One-Day Cup: Kumar Sangakkara stars as Surrey beat Glamorgan

Surrey cruise to an eight-wicket win over Glamorgan after reaching a revised target of 182 after rain in Cardiff.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39745695

WSL 1 Spring Series: Chelsea Ladies hit six past Yeovil; Arsenal held at Sunderland

Chelsea Ladies beat Yeovil Town 6-0 in Women's Super League One, while rivals Arsenal are held to a draw at Sunderland.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39764883

One-Day Cup: Cockbain ton helps Gloucestershire beat Middlesex

Ian Cockbain hits an unbeaten century to help Gloucestershire beat Middlesex in the One-Day Cup at Lord's.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39745751

Hungarian Open: Aljaz Bedene loses to Lucas Pouille in final

Aljaz Bedene's 16-match winning run comes to an end as he loses to Frenchman Lucas Pouille in the Hungarian Open final.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/39763152

European Badminton Championships: Rajiv Ouseph wins men's singles title

Rajiv Ouseph becomes the third Englishman to win the men's singles title at the European Championships with victory over Anders Antonsen.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/badminton/39765218

Woman arrested after being shot by police

The 21-year-old woman has been discharged from hospital and arrested on suspicion of terror offences.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39765416

Police get more time to quiz terror suspects

The courts give detectives more time to question seven people arrested in two incidents on Thursday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39763461

School funding: Shorter school week should be considered, say head teachers

Introducing a four-and-a-half day week in England would be a last resort, head teachers say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-39758108

Diego Costa: Antonio Conte says Chelsea striker is the world's best

Chelsea's Diego Costa is the best striker in the world, according to his boss Antonio Conte.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39760300

Charlton Athletic v Swindon Town

Live coverage of Sunday's League One game between Charlton Athletic and Swindon Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39682848

Green heating system accused of causing 'fuel poverty'

The government says district heating networks should cut bills, but some say they are beset with problems.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39736010

AFC Wimbledon v Oldham Athletic

Live coverage of Sunday's League One game between AFC Wimbledon and Oldham Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39682627

Bristol Rovers v Millwall

Live coverage of Sunday's League One game between Bristol Rovers and Millwall.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39682628

Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round at Wembley

Anthony Joshua becomes the unified heavyweight world champion with an 11th-round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/39748791

'Mr Gorilla' crosses London Marathon finishing line

A man who crawled the London Marathon completes the course, raising £26,000 for charity.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39756147

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Arrest after fatal stabbing on London bus in Marylebone

A man is arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body on Route 189 bus.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39760191

Willesden shooting: Terror suspect once quizzed in IS probe

One of the men arrested after Thursday's raid in north London was deported from Turkey in 2015.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39757042

Cassini, the James Webb Space Telescope, and Bricks: This Week in Space


There's good news for NASA, bad news for Cassini, and what on earth do bricks have to do with space?

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'Mr Gorilla' raises £26,000 by crawling London Marathon

Tom Harrison took more than six days to cover 26.2 miles on all fours for a gorilla charity.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-39755510

Leyton Orient: Club pays staff wages and clears debts to HMRC

Leyton Orient say they have paid all salaries and cleared their debts to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39756837

Dagenham & Redbridge v Woking

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39676483

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko: Do you agree with Fury, Lewis or Woodhall?

Anthony Joshua starts as favourite to beat Wladimir Klitschko but do the pundits agree? And who will you vote for?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/39708789

Barnet v Grimsby Town

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39676228

Leyton Orient v Colchester United

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Leyton Orient and Colchester United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39676226

Man stabbed to death on Marylebone bus named by police

Police believe 48 year-old Archie Sheppard boarded the bus at Brent Cross bus station.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39755568

Friday, 28 April 2017

Windows Phone Is Dead and Surface Sales are Slipping

Microsoft's Surface has gone from a proof of concept into the spearhead of Microsoft's hardware business

Microsoft's overall quarterly results were excellent, but the company's hardware divisions were a different story. Decline in the Xbox market is expected, but a huge drop in Surface sales doesn't look good. Meanwhile, Windows 10 Mobile is barely on life support.

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Ealing Trailfinders 16-34 Yorkshire Carnegie

Yorkshire Carnegie take control of their Championship play-off semi-final with a first-leg win at Ealing Trailfinders.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39753419

Nintendo Announces New 2DS XL, Returns to Clamshell Design


Nintendo has announced a new 2DS XL in a familiar clamshell package. If you've wanted a discounted New 3DS XL, this is the hardware you're looking for.

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Man who raped five-year-old girl jailed for 13 years

Police believe Jerry Ablorh may have more victims who have not come forward.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39749153

Cassini’s First Grand Finale Images of Saturn Are In, and They’re Stunning

cassini hurricane

The first images from the Grand Finale have been sent back to NASA, and they're stunning. They're also just the start -- Cassini has 21 more close orbits planned.

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One-Day Cup: Roelof van der Merwe seals Somerset win over Surrey

Somerset's Roelof van der Merwe hits an unbeaten 165 as they beat Surrey by four wickets in the One-Day Cup at Taunton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39709556

Bridegroom who raped stranger hours before wedding jailed for life

Derry McCann married his pregnant partner hours after raping a woman in an east London park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39747068

Tomas Kalas: Chelsea loanee wants to stay at Fulham beyond the end of the season

Chelsea loanee Tomas Kalas says staying at Fulham beyond the end of the season would be the "perfect scenario."

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39746251

Tottenham stadium: Club will play home games at Wembley in 2017-18

Tottenham confirm that they will play their home games at Wembley during the 2017-18 season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39748797

Tube badge for hidden illnesses 'not as positive as hoped' says lupus sufferer

Student Amy tells Newsbeat that more needs to be done to alert people to hidden disabilities.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/39744316

Everton v Chelsea

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39682871

Drones posed 'significant risk' to passenger plane

The near-miss with a passenger jet is the first in the UK to involve more than one drone.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39747042

Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors

Intel Xeon E7 Ivy Bridge-EX die (15 core)

Intel's shaking up its Xeon branding with a new branding scheme. New chip introductions and capabilities may not be far behind.

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Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39682885

How to use MAME emulator to cure computer game nostalgia

Premiership: Harlequins v Wasps

Team news as Harlequins host Wasps in Friday's Premiership fixture at The Stoop (19:45 BST).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39706789

Premiership: Saracens v Bristol

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39707674

Fulham v Brentford

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39675694

Premiership: Promotion and relegation between top tiers to continue in English rugby

Promotion and relegation between the top tiers will continue in English rugby, says the head of Premiership Rugby.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39746768

Wetern Digital Ships 12TB Helium-Filled Hard Drive

WD-Feature

Western Digital has come through on its promise late last year to release a 12TB hard drive. It will not be cheap.

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M&S online food delivery service will be no piece of cake

The High Street giant prepares to join a crowded market for home delivery but could face problems.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39743611

Richie Barker: Rotherham approach Charlton to speak to assistant

Rotherham United make an approach to Charlton Athletic to speak to assistant manager Richie Barker.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39746524

BAE Systems Warton plant: Two charged with criminal damage

A hole was allegedly cut in the perimeter fence and the door of a hangar damaged, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-39744741

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko - A step to greatness or can Wlad turn back the clock?

What will the fighters earn? What does Anthony Joshua eat in a day? And why is Wladimir Klitschko an underdog? Read BBC Sport's preview.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/39738247

Stoke City v West Ham United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39676419

Crystal Palace v Burnley

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39676420

Queens Park Rangers v Nottingham Forest

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39676170

Dominic Day: Saracens sign Wales lock on a two-year deal from Melbourne Rebels

Saracens sign Wales international lock Dominic Day on a two-year deal from Australian side Melbourne Rebels.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39744481

London mayor withdraws support for Garden Bridge

London Mayor Sadiq Khan tells the Garden Bridge Trust he cannot support the scheme.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39734050

Man found stabbed to death on Marylebone bus

The victim, in his 40s, was found just after midnight on a number 189 bus in central London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39742676

Moment shots were fired in anti-terror operation

A woman in her 20s was shot by police in an anti-terror operation in north-west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39741076

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Man questioned after Westminster terror arrest

Armed police seized knives and arrested the 27-year-old in an "intelligence-led" operation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39741590

Cancer Drugs Fund 'huge waste of money'

Politicians and experts are criticised over the fund, which cost £1.27bn and may have harmed patients.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-39711137

Husband of antiques expert on postpartum psychosis inquest verdict

Alice Gibson-Watt suffered a cardiac arrest at a mental health unit four weeks after giving birth.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39741374

Russell Tovey

Russell Tovey says his coveted role in gay stage epic Angels in America was part of his life long before he signed up to it.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-39717230

Woman shot in Willesden anti-terror operation

Four people are arrested in London and Kent, but police say it is unconnected to Westminster incident.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39741196

'Please offer me a seat' badges launched on TfL network

Transport for London launches "Please offer me a seat" badges for people with hidden conditions.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39734827

Aylesbury Estate: Compulsory purchase orders reintroduced

The government drops its opposition to plans to force residents of a London council estate sell their flats.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39734832

When to defrag a hard drive, TRIM an SSD and perform other storage tasks, or not

Study: Humans Arrived in North America 100,000 Years Earlier Than Thought

mastodon

This claim is based on a reexamination of purported stone tools and broken mastodon bones that were uncovered in the early 1990s. However, not all researchers who have seen the research agree with the findings.

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Museum of the Year: Tate Modern to race horse museum for £100,000 prize

Tate Modern and a horseracing heritage centre are in the running to be named UK Museum of the Year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-39734995

Nintendo Switch Sales Boom, Could Surpass Wii U in Just Over a Year

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's Switch sales are booming, with a reported 2.74 million consoles sold to date. Nintendo believes it can ship 10 million units this year; some analysts think they're low-balling the total.

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Dame Judi: I love Tracey Ullman's 'evil Judi' sketches

But she reveals that the sketches cause people to view her cautiously in shops in real life.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-39733607

Despite What You May Have Heard, Licking Frogs Does Not Cure the Flu


We found a peptide on frog skin that destroys the influenza virus with extreme prejudice.

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Jubilee Line Tube bomb 'designed to cause harm'

An explosives expert said the device was intended to explode and hit people nearby with metal fragments.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39734047

One-Day Cup: Middlesex denied by rain after making total against Sussex

Middlesex pile up 341-5 in their One-Day Cup match against Sussex but rain then forces the game to be abandoned.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39709505

One-Day Cup: Tom Alsop scores unbeaten century for Hampshire against Kent

Tom Alsop's unbeaten century guides Hampshire to a commanding win over Kent in their opening One-Day Cup group game.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39709448

Antiques Roadshow expert died after hospital 'neglect'

Medics failed to resuscitate Alice Gibson-Watt quickly enough after a cardiac arrest, an inquest rules.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39736419

NASA Debuts 3D-Printed Space Chain Mail


From flexible impact armor to folding solar sails to treads on rover wheels, this unique hybrid space fabric is capable of a lot.

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ET deals: Get a VPN Unlimited lifetime subscription for 92% off

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Businesses, governments, and malicious individuals are more than happy to gather as much information about your browsing habits as possible. Pushing back on that requires a fair amount of work, but a VPN is a good place to begin. And for a limited time, you can save hundreds on a subscription to VPN Unlimited.

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Elizabeth Hart-Browne cleared of murdering boyfriend

The trial heard Elizabeth Hart-Browne cried "I have just killed the man I love" after stabbing Stephen Rayner.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39736953

'Anti-Israel feelings left me with anxiety'

Devora Khafi said she was attacked during a speech at a university in October, when other students hijacked the event.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39719317

Amazon’s New Echo Look Puts a Camera, Microphone in Your Bedroom

AmazonEchoLook

Amazon's new Echo Look touts fashion advice as its major feature, but it's a major push to put "smart" devices in the bedroom.

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Dean Smith: Brentford need more players to break into the top six next season

Brentford boss Dean Smith says the club need to sign more players if they want to break into the top six next season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39737031

Championship play-offs: Doncaster Knights and Ealing Trailfinders do not want promotion

Doncaster Knights and Ealing Trailfinders opt not to go up to the Premiership, if they win the Championship play-offs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39732864

AMD Updates Ryzen’s Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver

Ryzen2-Feature

AMD's latest chipset driver contains important updates for anyone using a Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 7 system.

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Arrest after incident in Whitehall

A man has been arrested after an incident in Whitehall, near Parliament, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39736733

New Graphics Comparisons Highlight What Project Scorpio Brings to the 1080p, 4K Table

XboxScorpioSoC

Microsoft's new Project Scorpio is being shown off behind the scenes -- and the console's increased firepower can meaningfully improve visual fidelity as well as rendering at higher resolutions.

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Teen admits planning 'London bomb attack'

Haroon Syed plotted an attack possibly targeting an Elton John concert in Hyde Park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39731946

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish pulls out of Dragons' Den before filming an episode

Steve Parish pulls out of the line-up of Dragons' Den before filming a single episode of the BBC Two show.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/39733126

General election 2017: Labour councils 'build more homes'

Shadow housing secretary John Healey promises to take "big steps" to deal with the housing crisis.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39729595

Spurs fan attacks Tottenham supporter in 'Chelsea mix-up'

Police believe the attacker mistook him for a Chelsea FC supporter after the team's FA cup defeat.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39729568

World Championship 2017: Barry Hawkins 'needs top game' to beat John Higgins

Barry Hawkins says he must improve in the World Championship semi-finals, or he will get his "bum smacked" by John Higgins.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/snooker/39732054

Secret payments to players and agents focus of HMRC investigation

Secret payments made to players, their agents or third parties is the focus of a tax fraud investigation by British and French authorities.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39729853

Mamadou Sakho: Crystal Palace defender suffers suspected ligament damage

Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce fears defender Mamadou Sakho suffered ligament damage in Wednesday's defeat by Tottenham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39727957

Arsene Wenger: 'Christian Fuchs threw the ball at Sanchez on purpose'

Arsene Wenger says Christian Fuchs threw the ball at Alexis Sanchez "on purpose" and should have been booked during Wednesday's game.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39729222

Gareth Batty: Surrey have 'good chance' of winning all three competitions in 2017

Surrey captain Gareth Batty says the club have a "good chance" of winning all three competitions this season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39719464

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

General election: Zac Goldsmith on why he's standing again

Zac Goldsmith explains why he is standing again for the Conservatives in Richmond Park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39729735

Concerns raised over students' unions' anti-Israel stance

Students' unions' support for a pro-Palestinian group is being assessed by the Charity Commission.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39719314

Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin, study says

A simple eye test could lead to earlier detection of a condition causing irreversible sight loss.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-39725588

V&A museum plans to revive design skills

A schools project is launched to fill the gap in creating a new generation of designers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-39704998

New president elected by National Union of Students

Shakira Martin campaigned as a "black single mother from a working-class family" who had made the most of new opportunities.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-39717836

'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year early

The discovery allows doctors to detect returning tumours earlier and increases chances of a cure.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-39658680

Zac Goldsmith wins Conservative nomination for Richmond Park

Zac Goldsmith had previously left the Conservative Party in protest over a third Heathrow runway.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39721421

Strictly dance-off for disability dancers

The finalists trained for weeks with professional dancers to take part in the competition.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39721418

FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality Regulations

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FCC chairman Pai has released a plan to roll back the 2015 Title II "common carrier" reclassification, essentially gutting net neutrality in the US.

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New Prosthetic Arm Powered by Bluetooth and Brainwaves

prosthetic

Doctors in the Netherlands are now testing a new type of prosthetic "click-on" arm that is connected to the patient's existing nerves. It needs a little help from Bluetooth, but the end result is a prosthetic controlled with the mind.

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Crystal Palace v Tottenham Hotspur

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39164098

Former Sussex vicar faces historical sex abuse charges

The 72-year-old ex-Anglican priest is accused of offences dating back up to 30 years.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-39724639

Jude Law: Excitement and fear about playing Dumbledore

Jude Law says he has not had time to think about the role due to theatre commitments.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39719735

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a Phenomenal Performer on the Switch

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

If you're on the fence about the Nintendo Switch, you might just change your mind by the time the weekend rolls around. On April 28th, an updated version of Mario Kart 8 is being released on Nintendo's new hybrid console, and it's getting rave reviews.

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RMT members stage rail protest outside Parliament

The union is in dispute with three rail companies over staffing and the operation of train doors.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39721993

Harlequins: Ross Chisholm and Charlie Mulchrone agree new deals at The Stoop

Full-back Ross Chisholm and scrum-half Charlie Mulchrone agree new deals with Premiership club Harlequins.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39723522

National League: Darlington FC, Hungerford Town & Poole Town denied play-off places

Darlington FC, Hungerford Town and Poole Town lose appeals against decision to block them from National League play-offs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39719126

ET deals: Dell Inspiron 3650 Quad-Core Desktop PC for $599

Dell Inspiron ET

If you want a desktop PC with a good balance between performance and price, check out the Dell Inspiron 3650. With a quad-core Skylake processor and a substantial amount of memory, this flexible PC is a fantastic bargain when you use today's 47% total discount.

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Teen's detention breached prison rules, Liz Truss admits

A boy detained alone for four months was a victim of procedural "failings", the High Court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39723563

Why Cars Are Moving to 48-Volt Electrical Systems


48-volt electric turbochargers and motor generators can yield big savings. A $2,000 investment might increase fuel economy 20 percent.

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Verizon Doesn’t Seem to Know How Much its $70 Gigabit FiOS Actually Costs


Verizon gave itself a hearty pat on the back earlier this week as it rolled out a new gigabit tier of its FiOS internet service. The new option, Verizon said in the press release, would only cost $70 per month. This isn't exactly a lie, but it doesn't get the whole truth across.

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Naked selfie-detecting app Gallery Guardian tested

Gallery Guardian is designed to protect children from explicit images, but does not spot every snap.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39716860

London Tube bomb accused Damon Smith claims it was a prank

Damon Smith is accused of making a bomb containing ball bearings to cause maximum destruction.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39721416

Seagate Launches Drone-Friendly DJI Fly Drive

FlyDrive

Seagate and DJI have partnered to create a drone-friendly hard drive. The well-named Fly Drive bakes in a microSD slot so you don't need to worry about carrying a reader into the field.

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Grimsby Town fans hire Mariachi band after Barnet inflatable ban

Grimsby Town fans raise £1,000 to pay for a Mariachi band to attend their final away game after Barnet banned inflatables.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39719406

One Modder’s Quest: Recreate Parts of Fallout New Vegas Inside Fallout 4

FNV-FO4

One modding team is working on implementing Fallout New Vegas in the Fallout 4 engine, but a total conversion is outside the scope of the current project. Early work still looks gorgeous and hopefully one day we'll see an updated version of Obsidian's RPG.

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'World's hottest felon' Jeremy Meeks banned from entering the UK

The model was reportedly due to shoot for several publications during his visit but was detained at Heathrow.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/39718210

London criminal landlords to be 'named and shamed' online

The mayor of London says the site will make it easier for renters to check a prospective landlord.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39717596

Zafar Ansari: Surrey all-rounder retires aged 25

Surrey and England all-rounder Zafar Ansari retires from cricket at the age of 25, saying he has "other ambitions to fulfil".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39720334

Stroud Green explosion victim, 56, dies from injuries

Police believe Wilton Stirling suffered severe burns after lighting "an accelerant" in Stroud Green.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39717550

Dr Jeroen Ensink death: Widow denied legal aid for inquest

The widow of lecturer Dr Jeroen Ensink has set up a crowdfunding page to pay for an inquest into his killing.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39717545

Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal forward will not move to Premier League club - Arsene Wenger

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez will not be sold to a Premier League rival, according to manager Arsene Wenger.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39703517

'Several' football arrests over HMRC probe

HMRC Investigators have searched a number of premises in the north east and south east of England.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39716009

New Tower Hamlets electoral fraud probe launched

The force have previously been accused of "major failings" over their previous investigation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39715993

Chelsea: Tottenham will feel the pressure - Eden Hazard & Gary Cahill

Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Gary Cahill say Tottenham will feel the pressure after the Blues beat Southampton to edge closer to the title.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39714476

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Can you convince people to vote in one day?

Two women who don't like politics paid a visit to Parliament, but did it convince them to vote?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39711143

Seven Southern stunners

Passengers endured the worst disruption for 23 years, with 160 trains cancelled per day on average.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39327154

Teenage offender held in inhuman conditions, court hears

The boy was only allowed out of his cell at a young offenders institution for 30 minutes a day, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39712062

United Airlines investigates giant bunny death

Simon the 90cm-long rabbit was being flown in the cargo hold from London to Chicago's O'Hare International.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39715188

Charlie Gard case: Ministers rule out intervening in court decision

An MP called on the justice secretary "to do the right thing" and look into the Charlie Gard case.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39705848

Skye singer and London-born beatboxer in collaboration

Anne Martin from Skye and London-born Jason Singh are to take their musical collaboration to Hull and Skye.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-39691756

Bored of politics

Two women who don't like politics paid a visit to Parliament, but did it convince them to vote?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39706755

Migration story

Images showing the to-and-fro of people across the centuries in London are the highlight of the Migration Museum.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-39708859

Tottenham will not sell top players and 'don't need the money' - Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says the club will not sell their top players this summer as they do not need the money.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39713477

AMD’s New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor

ProDuoFeature

AMD's new Radeon Pro Duo isn't as fast as the Radeon Pro Duo it launched last year -- but it does offer 4x the RAM, a significantly reduced price, and much lower power consumption.

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Goldsmith seeks Conservative nomination

Local Conservative party members meet on Wednesday to choose between Mr Goldsmith and two other candidates.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39713104

Madeleine McCann: Police still pursuing 'critical' lead 10 years on

Ten years after Madeleine went missing, police say they still hope to answer what happened to her.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39706194

Knightsbridge balcony fall deaths 'entirely preventable'

A construction company denies corporate manslaughter after two employees died.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39708482

Waymo now offering free rides in self-driving cars for Phoenix residents


Waymo, which was spun-off from Google X's self-driving car project, has started offering regular folks a lift in its driverless vehicles.

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SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2?

GDDR6

SK Hynix has announced production on GDDR6 with launches expected in early 2018 -- but wasn't HBM2 supposed to obviate the need for higher-speed conventional memory?

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'Gorilla man' still crawling London Marathon

Two days after the race began, one man who is crawling the route is not yet half way through.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39710127

Heathrow Airport meet and greet cars given parking tickets

Owners thought their cars would be parked in a secure area but they were left in a council car park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39702437

Piers Morgan-tweeting bookshop 'overwhelmed' after online plea

The Big Green Bookshop tweeted "we're seriously skint" and asks followers to start buying books.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39706635

Amazon Ponders Self-Driving Vehicles for More Efficient, Cheaper Delivery


Amazon is studying self-driving vehicles. The goal (probably): Amazon's own fleet of self-driving vehicles to speed delivery. Pretty soon, no more need for UPS or FedEx.

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ET deals: Save big on the ultimate learn to code course bundle

Learn to Code 2017

Whether you want to strike out on your own on the app store or start a career in software engineering, you're going to need to learn to code. Today, SkillWise is offering up ten beefy courses that will help you navigate the fundamentals of modern programming.

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New ‘Genius’ Television Series Will Explore the Twists and Turns of Einstein’s Life


A new show from National Geographic will focus on the life of Albert Einstein, showcasing him as both an older and younger man, and with an eye towards his personal life -- not simply his scientific endeavors.

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Someone Turned the Lights On in Pripyat, 31 Years After Chernobyl

Pripyat

Polish adventurers took a trip to Pripyat just ahead of the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, to see if any of that ancient Soviet tech still worked. It did.

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Man jailed for 'Jo Cox' threat to Nottingham MP Anna Soubry

He called Conservative MP Anna Soubry's office and said she should be "Jo Cox'd".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-39703694

Tom Hardy 'arrests fleeing moped thief' in London

The Hollywood star apprehended the moped rider who jumped a red light before crashing into a car.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39703528

Why Smartphone Speed Tests Don’t Tell You What You Think They Do

gs8speed

You can learn some things from "speed test" videos, but not as much as you think.

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Arsenal v Leicester City

Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39164091

Talks to resolve Southern rail doors row to reconvene

Both sides hope to resolve a dispute over driver-only operated trains.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39702605

Monday, 24 April 2017

Anthony Joshua surprises former coach with a car

IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua surprises his former coach, Sean Murphy, with a car to say thank you for introducing him to boxing.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/39699356

'Football has saved my life - without it, I wouldn't be here'

James Casling tried to kill himself multiple times from the age of 15. But football has given him a reason to live.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39696606

Lunch-hour hacks

Rushed off your feet? Not enough hours in the day? Here are some apps to help you take control.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39657640

Widow aims to start charity in Ugo Ehiogu's name

She says it will give all children the opportunity to play football after her husband's death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39697729

Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

Intel Optane

Intel's new Optane drives, based on 3DXPoint memory, are finally available, but the consumer performance may not be quite what enthusiasts had hoped.

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Google Unveils Stunning 17-Camera VR Video Rig


Google announced a new and improved VR video rig called the Yi Halo. It can film multiple 4K video streams simultaneously, then feed it all into Google's special video processor to create a VR experience.

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Court rules Kensington 'candy-cane' house can stay stripy

A judge rules the owner may ignore a council notice requiring her townhouse to be repainted white.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39695911

Facebook’s First VR World Is a Hideous Bride-of-Frankenstein Creation

Facebook Spaces Screen Capture

The creators of Facebook Spaces seem to have overlooked the most basic draw of virtual reality -- that is, the freedom to explore and create environments that don’t correspond to anything remotely real.

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Middlesex v Essex: Bad light denies champions first win of season

Bad light denies champions Middlesex a first win of the season as Essex survive a tough final day at Lord's.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39688272

Warwickshire v Surrey: Ian Bell misses out on century but helps Bears to draw

Warwickshire captain Ian Bell misses out on a century but the Bears show fight to draw with Surrey at Edgbaston.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39688283

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses final Iran jail appeal

The British-Iranian charity worker has been jailed under secret charges since last year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39697016

Meet Hajime, the IoT Botnet Built to Vaccinate Your Devices Against Mirai

encryption

Built atop elements of the BitTorrent protocol, Hajime is an arguably gray-hat botnet with a few remarkable quirks in its code.

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Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss rejects call for Eden Hazard to be more selfish

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte rejects Cesc Fabregas' claim that Eden Hazard needs to be more selfish, saying it is "not my idea of football".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39697156

Justin Rose to make Irish Open return at Portstewart

Olympic gold medallist Justin Rose will make his first Irish Open appearance in seven years when he competes at Portstewart in July.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/golf/39696830

N'Golo Kante: Oriol Romeu is 'not far off' Chelsea midfielder - Claude Puel

Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu is "not far off" PFA Player of the Year N'Golo Kante, Saints boss Claude Puel says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39696916

Barnet ban Grimsby fans from taking inflatables into the ground

Grimsby Town fan have been banned from taking inflatables into their team's League Two game at Barnet.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39694197

Woman jailed over Facebook birthday message death crash

Wendy Thompson was trying to wish a friend happy birthday when she ploughed into a stationary car.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39696106

Which Xbox One Games Deserve a Scorpio Upgrade?

Scorpio

If Project Scorpio is as beefy as Redmond is promising, there's no doubt that developers will be able to create some gorgeous console games. However, we're hoping that many current Xbox One games will get some much-needed attention as well. Today we're calling out the ten releases that deserve it the most.

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Father time has caught up with Klitschko - Joshua

Briton Anthony Joshua says "father time has caught up with Vladimir Klitschko" as the two prepare for Saturday's heavyweight world title bout.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/39690692

Chelsea v Southampton

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39625846

Mark McCall: Premiership and European Champions Cup double talk is 'disrespectful.

Talk of another European and Premiership double is "disrespectful" to other teams, according to Saracens boss Mark McCall.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39693054

Barry Hearn quits as Leyton Orient honorary president

Barry Hearn resigns as Leyton Orient's honorary president with the club still not having paid staff their wages.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39693862

ESA: Time to Get Serious About Removing Space Junk


Scientists have been sounding the alarm about the buildup of space junk for years, a point that was reinforced at the recent European Conference on Space Debris.

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Sadiq Khan launches London online hate crime hub

The team of five officers will aim to gather intelligence on abusers who troll their victims online.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39692811

Karl Dickson: Harlequins scrum-half to retire at the end of the season

Harlequins scrum-half Karl Dickson says he will consider his post-career options after announcing his retirement.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39694905

Hockey: Surbiton men and women crowned national champions

Surbiton's men's and women's teams are crowned national hockey champions at the Lee Valley hockey centre.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/hockey/39693341

London Marathon runners on that special moment

David Wyeth and Matthew Rees recall their inspiring encounter at the London marathon finish line.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39690250

Driverless cars trial set for UK motorways in 2019

The project will include a journey between London and Oxford in 2019.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39691540

Aaron Ramsey: Arsene Wenger has been 'let down', says Arsenal midfielder

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been "let down at times" by the club's players this season, says midfielder Aaron Ramsey.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39687573

Oxford Street transformation planners seek public's view

Planners hope to make the London road the "world's best outdoor shopping experience".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39685798

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal answered their critics in FA Cup win over Manchester City

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal answered their critics with a "strong and united" performance as they reach a third FA Cup final in four years.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39688031

Sunday, 23 April 2017

One injured after fights at Alkaline gig in Brixton

Metropolitan Police say they were called to Brixton's O2 Academy after "disorder" shuts down Alkaline gig.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/39690176

PFA Player of the Year: Chelsea's N'Golo Kante wins 2016-17 award

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante wins the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award for 2016-17.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39687748

'I fell asleep while driving a tram'

Four drivers and ex-drivers have admitted falling asleep while in control of a tram on the Croydon line.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39670227

London Marathon: 'At mile 11 I proposed to my girlfriend'

A record number of competitors take part in the London Marathon, which was started by members of the Royal Family.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39687821

Croydon tram crash: Drivers 'fell asleep' on fatal line

Drivers say a "dead man's handle" safety device often does not stop trams when drivers fall asleep.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39457148

PFA Player of the Year: Chelsea's N'Golo Kante wins top award for 2016-17

Chelsea's N'Golo Kante is voted the PFA Player of the Year for 2016-17, with Tottenham's Dele Alli picking up the young player award.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39686272

Talks due in bid to resolve Southern rail row with RMT

The dispute over driver-only operated trains started nearly a year ago.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39657910

Arthur Collins charged over London nightclub 'acid attack'

Arthur Collins, the partner of Towie star Ferne McCann, faces 15 charges.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39689048

Middlesex v Essex: Steven Finn takes four wickets as visitors struggle

Steven Finn takes four wickets as Middlesex continue to dominate against Essex on day three at Lord's.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39681936

Warwickshire v Surrey: Bears captain Ian Bell leads fightback at Edgbaston

Warwickshire captain Ian Bell hits an unbeaten 67, his best first-class score in a year, against Surrey at Edgbaston.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39681999

Teenager stabbed to death in Battersea

The 17-year-old died in hospital shortly after he was attacked in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39686796

London Marathon runner helps struggling rival to finish

Matthew Rees took hold of David Wyeth about 150 metres from the finish.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-39686037

Anthony McSweeney case: Abuse priest failings found

A Catholic priest is found guilty of sexually abusing a teenage boy at a children's home in west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39667769

Royal send-off for London Marathon runners

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were joined by Prince Harry to press the red button to start the 26.2-mile race.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39684236

Men arrested in London on suspicion of terrorism offences

The two men were detained at properties in north and south-east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39684232

The seats that could decide the election

Where do the Conservatives, Labour and the Lib Dems have to fight hardest to win the general election?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39655379

Nafisah Baba wins BBC Young Dancer 2017 prize

The London-based dancer beat four other finalists to win this year's prize.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39683255

Seven ways it helps to have rich parents

How wealthy your parents are is likely to matter more for young adults than it did for older generations.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39519844

Tottenham players still strong despite FA Cup defeat - Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is "not worried" that losing to Chelsea in the FA Cup could derail their Premier League title bid.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39680061

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Hackney club 'acid attack': 21-year-old man charged

Arthur Collins is still being urged to hand himself in, as police charge a 21-year-old man.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39682517

Middlesex v Essex: Ex-England captain Alastair Cook makes 14 as hosts dominate

Former England captain Alastair Cook is dismissed for 14 as Middlesex dominate Essex with bat and ball on day two at Lord's.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39678478

Warwickshire v Surrey: Mark Stoneman makes another century against Bears

Surrey opener Mark Stoneman makes another century to help his side get on top against Warwickshire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39678601

March for Science: Thousands in London join global protest

Organisers say the growth of fake news makes it crucial to highlight science's "vital role".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39679584

March for Science: Rallies worldwide to protest against political interference

Thousands of scientists demonstrate in cities around the world against an "assault on facts".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-39679629

Acid attacks 'hidden' by fearful victims, say police

Reported crimes have risen by a third, but many victims may be staying silent, police warn.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39678059

European Championships: Medals for Ellie Downie & Courtney Tulloch

British gymnast Ellie Downie claims vault silver and uneven bars bronze, while Courtney Tulloch wins rings silver at the European Championships.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/gymnastics/39679366

Government has failed to act on air pollution, says Labour

Labour says it would introduce legislation to tackle the "public health emergency" if in power.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39678321