Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Lewisham NHS Trust told improve for third time in three years

An inspection by the Care Quality Commission identified numerous failings in patient care.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40949214

Researchers May Have Found MH370’s Resting Place

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New, manual analysis of satellite data gathered in the wake of the MH370 disaster may have helped Australian scientists finally locate the plane. But after so long, will anyone go look for it?

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Qualcomm Develops Active Depth-Sensing Camera for Android Phones

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Device makers won't even need to do any of the hard stuff -- they can just license the technology.

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TfL 'wastes' £45m on London Underground redundancy payouts

More than 800 people were made redundant following the ticket office closure plan, but 325 jobs were reintroduced.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40951271

Rashan Charles death: Family forced to wait until June for inquest

The cause of Rashan Charles' death on 22 July in east London has still not been determined.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40949216

$20,000 Rebates on Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 EVs Offered in California


Get a new $25,000 Nissan Leaf for just $5,000 after rebates and credits. The Leafs and BMW i3s offered get 100-plus miles on a charge. That said, 2018 models will double the range.

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ET Deals: Save 22% on Kaby Lake Dell XPS 15 Laptop with GTX 1050

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Today, Dell is offering up a $400 discount on the excellent XPS 15 laptop. With a half-terabyte SSD, a generous amount of memory, and all-day battery life, this sleek modern machine is absolutely worth the premium asking price.

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London Fire Brigade advised on Grenfell refurbishment

The London Fire Brigade was consulted over the refurbishment that included cladding installation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40938697

Women's Super League: Sarah Taylor hits 34 on debut but Lancashire lose to Surrey

England's Sarah Taylor scores 34 on her Women's Super League debut but her Lancashire Thunder side lose to Surrey Stars.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40949966

The First True Multi-User Holographic Table Has Been Built

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An Australian company has created a prototype holographic projector that can support multiple users and angles of presentation simultaneously. If it works, it could be a major breakthrough.

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Sheyi Ojo: Liverpool forward joins Fulham on loan for 2017-18 season

Fulham agree a season-long loan deal for Liverpool youngster Sheyi Ojo.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40950777

Details Leak on Intel’s Upcoming Ice Lake CPU, 10nm Schedule

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Details on Intel's next-next-generation chip have leaked. Say hello to Ice Lake.

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Harlee Dean: Brentford boss Dean Smith hails former captain

Brentford boss Dean Smith praises Harlee Dean's leadership qualities despite stripping him of the captaincy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40950773

Big Ben should not be silenced for four years, says Theresa May

The famous bell is set to be switched off to protect workers repairing the building.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40948412

Apple Rumored to Release LTE-Equipped Apple Watch

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The Cupertino company is said to be working on a new version of the Apple Watch that can operate over its own dedicated LTE connection, which it hopes will get more people to buy it.

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Moped raiders smash into Knightsbridge jewellers

Police say the group used sledgehammers to break into the shop's display counters.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40946902

Tottenham: This is a crucial time for Spurs' future - Jermaine Jenas

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is key to the club's direction, and his reputation of being a tight man is plain wrong, says MOTD pundit Jermaine Jenas.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40941482

Hackney pensioner attack: Man admits mugging 92-year-old

CCTV footage of the mugging was shared widely and a manhunt was launched for Sanchez Edwards.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-40949212

Alexis Sanchez: Arsene Wenger says 'no comparison' to Diego Costa

There is 'no comparison at all' between the situations of Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal and Diego Costa at Chelsea, says Gunners boss Arsene Wenger.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40947302

Fara Williams: Reading Women sign England midfielder from Arsenal

Reading Women sign England's most-capped international Fara Williams from Arsenal on a two-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40948522

Joe Bennett: Fulham court Cardiff left-back, Neil Warnock confirms

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock confirms Championship rivals Fulham are in talks to sign left-back Joe Bennett.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40946033

Rashan Charles death: Images released after protest violence

Police were attacked with missiles after a protest over the death of Rashan Charles turned violent.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40945793

Garden Bridge: Another big London project that never was?

The Garden Bridge is the latest big project in London to be scrapped.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40940882

Liz Carr: Silent Witness star attacked with scissors

Liz Carr was with her carer when the pair were assaulted in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40946659

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Thousands of UK motorists can drive with over 12 points

Campaigners say six month bans for bad motorists make a mockery of the system.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40862975

From cloakroom to centre stage

Milly Forest moved from working a shift as an usher to leading lady after a soprano fell ill.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40941564

Jameel Muhktar: Acid attack victim at 'rock bottom'

Jameel Muhktar says he feels like a “recluse” after losing confidence as a result of the attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-40940521

Lucas Piazon: Fulham's on-loan midfielder breaks leg in draw at Leeds

Fulham's on-loan midfielder Lucas Piazon suffers a broken leg in Tuesday's 0-0 draw with Leeds in the Championship.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40943788

T20 Blast: Derbyshire & Middlesex win to boost quarter-final hopes

A round-up of Tuesday's T20 Blast action, with wins for Derbyshire and Middlesex boosting their hopes of quarter-final spots.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40941048

EFL Trophy: Manchester City & Tottenham go to penalties in first game

Manchester City Under-21s win on penalties in their first EFL Trophy game, while fellow debutants Tottenham lose at Luton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40942164

Battle.net is Back and Starcraft Remastered Has Gone Live


It's a good day for retro gaming: Starcraft Remastered is out, and Battle.net is back to being a branded services instead of flying under the "Blizzard app" label.

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Hellblade is One Patch Away From Greatness on PS4

Hellblade

Historically, there has been a stigma associated with budget releases. If there wasn't enough confidence to charge full-price, there was a good chance that the game was a real stinker. Thankfully, that paradigm has changed completely, and Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is an excellent example of what can be achieved in a half-price game with a smaller scope.

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Airbnb ‘Smart Locks’ Bricked By Bad Firmware Update


Smart lock company Lockstate mistakenly sent a firmware update out to a set of "smart locks" that should never have received it, bricking the devices in the process. Expected replacement time? Between 5 - 18 days.

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Trellick Tower: Life in London's high rises

BBC London spends a week meeting the residents of one of the capital's first residential blocks.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40940884

Charlie Gard's parents to use £1.3m fund for charity

His parents say they will use £1.3m donated by well-wishers to set up a rare diseases foundation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40940881

ET deals: Save $350 on a Dell XPS 8910 desktop PC

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In search of an affordable desktop that has plenty of room for upgrades? Take a look at the XPS 8910 tower PC from Dell. With a sleek modern design, a quad-core CPU, space for three 3.5-inch drives, and support for up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, this PC is up for almost anything.

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$2.9 Million Pizza-Making Robot Still Can’t Make Pizza

Rodyman-Feature

Rodyman, the pizza-making robot, is having trouble with his pizza, despite four years of work. Will the robot be ready to make dough in time for the Naples Pizza Festival in May 2018?

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The '£5k commuter club': Who pays that sum to get to work?

With rail fares rising again, we speak to those paying £5,000 a year - or more - in travel costs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40936050

Sutton United v Macclesfield Town

Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Sutton United and Macclesfield Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40858603

Bromley v Leyton Orient

Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Bromley and Leyton Orient.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40858600

Dagenham & Redbridge v Ebbsfleet United

Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Dagenham & Redbridge and Ebbsfleet United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40858607

Norwich City v Queens Park Rangers

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40871609

Brentford FC: Championship club submits revised plans for new stadium

Championship side Brentford submit revised plans for their new stadium, with capacity reduced from 20,000 to 17,250.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40940961

Woman bitten on the face by stranger outside nightclub

The 18-year-old victim is permanently scarred after she was attacked by a stranger in south-west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40936966

Russian Rocket Engines May Have Fueled North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions


North Korea's missile capabilities have grown tremendously in recent years. Analysis of their rocket designs suggests they may be using engines sourced from either a Russian or Ukrainian company, likely smuggled into the country.

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Grenfell Action Group on tower block inquiry timing

The terms of reference for the Grenfell fire inquiry "could be wide enough", says Joe Delaney from the Grenfell Action Group

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40938694

Silencing Big Ben necessary to protect workers, says TUC

Brexit Secretary David Davis and national newspapers have criticised the decision to silence the famous bell.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40937841

The Best Free Games on the Xbox One

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Consoles were once exclusively home to big-budget full-price games, but today it's different. The Xbox One has plenty of excellent free-to-play games; here are our favorites.

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Cyclist 'shouted' at injured pedestrian after fatal collision

The Old Bailey heard a witness saw the collision which caused the cyclist to fly "through the air".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40936964

Luke Wallace: Harlequins flanker to have hip surgery after dislocation

Harlequins flanker Luke Wallace will have surgery after dislocating his hip in a pre-season match against London Irish.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40938051

Cassini Probe Dips Its Toes in Saturn’s Atmosphere

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NASA's Cassini probe has been studying Saturn and its moons since 2005, and it's almost time for the spacecraft to call it a day.

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Special effects artist David Trainer jailed for child sex attacks

David Trainer worked in children's television and on films including The Neverending Story.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40933707

Grenfell inquiry to examine council actions

The actions of Kensington and Chelsea Council are to be considered in Grenfell Tower fire inquiry.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40935955

Grenfell Tower profit warning sends Mears shares down 11%

The contract services company says revenues from housing will fall by £30m to £800m and hit profits.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40933980

Train derails outside London Waterloo station

Part of the train came off the tracks but no one was hurt in the derailment.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40933704

Monday, 14 August 2017

Commuters braced for rises in regulated rail fares

July's Retail Prices Index - expected to be 3.5% - will be used to set many rail fares from January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40922861

Grenfell Tower fire: Hundreds march silently two months on

Procession marks two months since the tower block fire in which at least 80 people died.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40931968

AMD’s Vega Arrives to Mixed Reviews, Modest Results


AMD's RX Vega has hit the market, but it isn't the knockout blow that AMD fans were hoping for.

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Diego Costa: Chelsea forward's behaviour is disgraceful, says Ian Wright

Chelsea forward Diego Costa's refusal to return to training is "disgraceful", says former Arsenal striker Ian Wright.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40930296

New Android Malware Secretly Records Audio


Online criminals have sometimes created spyware apps that aim to make phones into listening devices, and a particularly nasty version of this is currently spreading through the Android device ecosystem.

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Killer Robot Drones are Coming to a Military Near You

Swarm of TIKAD drones

There have been a few amateur attempts to mount guns to lightweight drones, but now an Israeli startup promises to deliver a battlefield-ready, eight-rotor drone capable of carrying a grenade launcher or automatic weapon.

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Leeds United v Fulham

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Leeds United and Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40858332

Millwall v Ipswich Town

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40858336

Brentford v Bristol City

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Brentford and Bristol City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40858329

Leaked Microsoft Memo Reveals High Return Rates on Surface Hardware

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Last week, Microsoft claimed Consumer Reports' decision to yank recommendations for its laptops was based on bad data. A leaked memo has revealed this as a lie; Microsoft's rate of return on some products has been quite high.

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Cyclist 'knocked over and killed woman'

Kim Briggs, 44, suffered brain injuries and died in hospital days after the collision, the court heard.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40927791

London moped acid attacks: Teenager in court

The teenager has been charged with 13 offences including six offences under a Victorian law.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40927790

William Carvalho: West Ham close in on £30m Sporting Lisbon midfielder

West Ham close in on the signing of Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder William Carvalho for an expected £30m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40927347

Possible Unexploded WW2 Munitions Found At Fukushima


A suspected WW2-era unexploded bomb was found at Fukushima Daiichi last week, because life has a highly developed sense of irony.

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Match of the Day: Tottenham players don't deserve more money - Alan Shearer

Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer says Tottenham's players do not "deserve more money" because they "haven't won anything".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40924557

The ISS is Getting the Most Powerful Computer Ever Sent to Space

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The International Space Station is getting a major computer upgrade, thanks to a new project between HP and NASA. Two HP servers will be tested on the ISS in normal configurations to measure the impact of radiation on conventional circuits and devices as opposed to the radiation-hardened chips that NASA ordinarily uses.

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Golders Green deaths: Joshua Cohen in court charged with mother and sister murders

Joshua Cohen is accused of stabbing to death his relatives at the family home in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40924391

Tony Watt: Charlton Athletic striker joins Belgian second-tier club OH Leuven

Striker Tony Watt leaves Charlton Athletic to join Belgian side Oud-Heverlee Leuven on a one-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40923013

London's Garden Bridge project officially abandoned

The Garden Bridge Trust says it is winding up the £200m project as London's mayor does not back it.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40921373

Big Ben's bongs to fall silent until 2021 for repairs

The famous chimes will sound for the final time on Monday before maintenance work takes place.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40922169

Diego Costa: Chelsea striker treated like a 'criminal', wants to join Atletico Madrid

Diego Costa describes his treatment by Chelsea like that of a "criminal" and confirms he wants to join Atletico Madrid.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40919553

Sunday, 13 August 2017

'Cathedrals of commerce'

These "cathedrals of commerce" were democratic spaces that, some say, helped emancipate women.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40448607

Mo Farah accuses sections of media of trying to 'destroy' his legacy

Mo Farah accuses sections of the media for trying to "destroy" his legacy over his relationship with coach Alberto Salazar.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40916306

World Championships 2017: Usain Bolt 'says goodbye to everything' as he retires

Usain Bolt was "saying goodbye to everything" and "almost cried" as his successful career closed at the World Championships.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40919834

Photographer Edmund Clark casts light on 'war on terror'

An exhibition at London's Imperial War Museum aims to show lesser-know aspects.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-40907004

Armed Met Police officers to wear head-mounted cameras

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says the cameras will help to build "trust and confidence".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40920095

Stansted Airport delays over 'hole in runway'

Stansted says flights are "back to normal" after 11 flights were diverted to other airports.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40917895

Golders Green deaths: Man charged with murdering two women

The women, aged 66 and 33, were found stabbed to death at their home in north-west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40920035

Waterloo station works: Compensation and other questions

From compensation to carriages, here are some of the things you asked about work at Waterloo station.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40861997

Finch ton keeps Surrey alive in T20 Blast - highlights & round-up

A round-up of Sunday's T20 Blast action, including Aaron Finch scoring a century to maintain Surrey's quarter-final hopes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40916801

Mo Farah takes the 'Mobot' to the London Eye

Mo Farah recovers from second place in his last UK track race by doing the 'Mobot' on the London Eye.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40916128

Rare footage shows 'Battle of Lewisham'

Forty years ago a National Front march clashed with anti-fascist groups in Lewisham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40901815

Qualifiers: London Broncos v Featherstone Rovers

London Broncos host Featherstone Rovers in Sunday's Qualifiers fixture at Trailfinders Sports Club (15:00 BST) - match report to follow.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/40869153

London Waterloo's £800m revamp 'well under way'

Major engineering works at the UK's busiest rail station have begun.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40916287

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Sarah Reed death: Mentally ill 'should not be assessed in prison'

The mother of a woman who killed herself in prison speaks out against the prison system.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40901814

World Championships 2017: Mo Farah misses out on fifth consecutive distance double

Britain's Mo Farah misses out on a fifth consecutive major distance double as he finishes second in the 5,000m at the World Championships.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40913661

Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss not worried by failure to bolster squad

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is not worried by the champions' relative lack of signings during the summer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40912397

Putney Bridge bus-push jogger accused released

Eric Bellquist, 41, is released without further action after he was arrested on Thursday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40910144

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40841359

Golders Green murder: Joshua Cohen wanted by police

The women, aged 66 and 33, were found stabbed to death at a home in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40910141

Leyton Orient v Maidstone United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40835475

Eastleigh v Dagenham & Redbridge

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40835472

Tranmere Rovers v Sutton United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40835535

Macclesfield Town v Bromley

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Macclesfield Town and Bromley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40835536

Plymouth Argyle v Charlton Athletic

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40834870

Barnet v Luton Town

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40835045

AFC Wimbledon v Shrewsbury Town

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40834867

Arsenal 4-3 Leicester City

Olivier Giroud heads in a dramatic winner as Arsenal fight back to beat Leicester in a thrilling start to the new Premier League season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40822513

Davinson Sanchez: Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino keen to sign Ajax defender

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is keen to sign Ajax central defender Davinson Sanchez.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40909678

Man, 70, dies after 'hit-and-run' in south Tottenham

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40910137

World Championships 2017: Mo Farah & Usain Bolt prepare for final events

Mo Farah and Usain Bolt, two of the greatest track athletes in history will make their final appearances at a major championship on Saturday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40904542

Friday, 11 August 2017

Middlesex beaten by Essex Eagles

A round-up of Friday's T20 Blast action, including Yorkshire Vikings' win over Lancashire Lightning in the Roses match.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40906917

LG Adds FM Radio Support in Current, Future Phones

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It's common, outside the United States, for phones to offer an FM radio tuner. LG is bringing the capability to some of its current and future devices in a partnership with NextRadio.

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NASA May Use Atomic Rockets to Reach Mars

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As NASA sets its sights on more distant goals like Mars, there's renewed interest in a Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) system.

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Intel Kills the Atom SoC Powering Microsoft’s HoloLens

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Intel has announced it's killing the semi-custom chip that powers Microsoft's HoloLens. It's a good bet that they've done so with MS' agreement, but what does that mean for the future of Microsoft's augmented reality platform?

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Lewis Baker: Chelsea loan midfielder to Middlesbrough for the season

Chelsea have loaned midfielder Lewis Baker to Championship side Middlesbrough for the rest of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40900753

London mayor launches bid to improve city's green credentials

Sadiq Khan unveils a £9m greener city fund to help improve green spaces in the capital.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40899234

Essential Phone Production Has Started, Launches Next Week

essential

The long-teased Essential Phone PH-1 was unveiled at the end of May. Rubin says the phone is coming as soon as next week -- and he has the pictures to prove it.

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Arrested man denies being Putney Bridge bus-push jogger

Eric Bellquist, 50, has "irrefutable proof" he was in the US at the time, his lawyers say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40901704

Hyde Park killer Hani Khalaf convicted of murder

The 22-year-old killed Jairo Medina hours after being arrested and bailed in a shoplifting

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40897095

Researchers Write Malicious Code Into DNA, Infect the Computer That Reads It

dna

Scientists have now managed to write executable code into DNA that is capable of infecting the computer that reads it. It was only a matter of time.

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Grenfell judge makes recommendations to prime minister

The judge leading the Grenfell Tower inquiry has made recommendations for its terms of reference.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40902072

Reading v Fulham

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40834643

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Pro for Workstations


Microsoft has announced a high-end Windows 10 SKU that's meant to bridge the gap between server variants of the operating system and professional workstation alternatives.

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Brentford v Nottingham Forest

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40834645

Night Tube: Piccadilly line in 'crisis' over driver shortage

Only seven trains ran last weekend instead of the normal 22, a union says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40901812

Manchester United v West Ham United

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40841358

Sheffield Wednesday v Queens Park Rangers

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40834639

Kazenga LuaLua: QPR sign Brighton winger on loan until January

Brighton winger Kazenga Lualua returns to Championship side QPR on loan for a second time, joining the club until January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40901361

Moped riders spray bus with fire extinguisher

Emergency Services respond to reports of a powdered substance being thrown at a bus in west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40901701

Crystal Palace v Huddersfield Town

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40835421

I Built a Keyboard Homage to ‘Tron’

tron8

This is my keyboard homage to the slick, dazzling sci-fi of the 1980s.

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Fastnet yacht race: State school Greig City Academy finishes

Team of teenagers becomes the only crew from a state school known to have finished the sailing race.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-40898518

Chelsea v Burnley

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40835426

Jermaine Goupall death: Two arrested over teen stabbing

Jermaine Goupall is the 15th teenager to be stabbed to death in the capital this year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40899233

Millwall v Bolton Wanderers

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

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40834642

Danny Rose: Defender apologises to Tottenham for ill-judged comments

Defender Danny Rose issues an apology to Tottenham for his recent "ill-judged" comments about the club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40901082

Oxford Circus Tube station evacuated due to fire alert

There are no reports of any injuries and fire crews are at the scene.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40897094

QPR and Brentford to meet in EFL Cup

Last season's beaten finalists Southampton will host Wolverhampton Wanderers in the second round of EFL Cup.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40895331

Police hunt for moped robbers

The 52-year-old victim was robbed outside the Hindu temple on Clarenden Rise in Lewisham on Tuesday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40897091

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Overwatch League strikes London deal

The founder of US e-sports organisation Cloud9 becomes the first owner of a European Overwatch squad.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40890956

The 12-year-old whose life changed after Grenfell

Tyrshondre lost all his possessions during the fire and is currently staying in a hotel.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40887870

How long could my summer holiday flight be delayed?

Jetting off from Gatwick on Easyjet? BBC analysis suggests you may have a bit of a longer wait.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40831970

Men from poor backgrounds 'twice as likely to be single'

The income gap between men from poor families and rich ones is also widening, the IFS said.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40894089

Grenfell Tower fire money 'not reaching survivors'

The Charity Commission says less than 15% of the £18.9m raised has been handed out so far.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40895134

T20 Blast: Hampshire beat Glamorgan; Middlesex beat Sussex in South group

South group leaders Glamorgan lose by eight wickets at Hampshire, while Middlesex earn narrow T20 Blast win over Sussex.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40894845

DeepMind AI Moves on from Board Games to StarCraft II

artificial inteligence

Google's DeepMind AI branch created a computer that can win the deviously complex game Go. Now, DeepMind is moving on to its biggest challenge yet: StarCraft II.

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Consumer Reports Yanks All Microsoft Surface Recommendations


The move comes after CR's hardware reliability survey, which showed significantly higher rates of failure among Surface machines compared with those from other manufacturers.

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South London estate to be evacuated over safety fears

Residents of the Ledbury estate in south-east London will have to move out due to structural problems.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40891474

Premier League rejects London mayor demand to pay more for policing

Policing football matches in London cost the Met Police nearly £6.7m during the 2016/17 season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40891468

ET deals: Dell Inspiron 15 5000 15.6-inch laptop for $430

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Today, Dell is offering up a substantial discount on the Inspiron 15 5000 laptop. If you're in need of a powerful 15.6-inch device, this is the perfect time to buy. With an HD display, a Kaby Lake CPU, and a speedy SSD, this laptop offers a complete computing experience wherever you go.

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Somerset v Surrey: Rain-affected match ends in draw at Taunton

Somerset and Surrey's rain-affected County Championship match ends in an inevitable draw at Taunton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40889462

Mark Stoneman & Mason Crane in: England drop Keaton Jennings for West Indies Test

Mark Stoneman replaces Keaton Jennings in England's squad for the day-night Test against West Indies, while Mason Crane is called up.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40890954

'Children still at risk' from Met Police failings, report says

A new audit finds a string of flaws in how the Met Police deals with child sexual abuse are still apparent

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40887756

Three hurt after Borough Market business sent 'unidentified substance'

The building in London's Borough Market was evacuated by the emergency services.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40887444

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review: a Big Improvement


Quick, roomy for four, and the metallic orange paint gets you noticed. Lots of tech, but no adaptive cruise control just yet.

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Swan delays Surrey trains into London Waterloo

A swan held up trains into London Waterloo when it waddled onto the tracks during peak time.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-40888329

Madame Tussauds announces Theresa May waxwork

The figure will join waxworks of world leaders such as Donald Trump and Angela Merkel.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40887752

Alan Shearer: There’s something brewing at Chelsea that isn’t nice

Alan Shearer says there is something brewing at Premier League champions Chelsea 'that isn't nice'.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40889994

Threadripper Review: AMD’s 16-core 1950X Rips Through Intel’s Core i9

Threadripper-Feature

AMD's Threadripper 1950X takes on Intel's Core i9-7900X in a four-digit grudge match at the top of the market. After a decade away, AMD has a lot to prove when it comes to this space.

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Putney Bridge bus-push jogger suspect arrested

The 41-year-old suspect was arrested in Chelsea earlier, the Met Police said.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40889511

Wembley murder: Three jailed over 'dirty look' killing

Djodjo Nsaka was stabbed to death outside his halls of residence near Wembley Stadium.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40887439

Ex-priest Laurence Soper denies sexually abusing boys

It is alleged the attacks took place on 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-40887750

Reece Cole: Newport County sign Brentford midfielder on loan

Newport County sign 19-year-old Brentford midfielder Reece Cole on loan until January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40886635

One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Plans Third Major Update

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The third major update for No Man's Sky drops this week. It adds a Stargate-like teleporter and a new, expanded storyline.

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Chris Robshaw: Former England captain signs new three-year deal with Harlequins

Former England captain Chris Robshaw signs a new three-year contract with Premiership side Harlequins.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40888371

Jonny May: English Premiership clubs close a contract loophole after deal

English Premiership clubs close a contract loophole - sparked by Jonny May's move to Leicester - which threatened transfer chaos in rugby union.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40887419

Mauricio Pochettino says he is sure Tottenham summer signings will come

Spurs have been slow to make summer signings because their "circumstances are different to other clubs", says Mauricio Pochettino.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40885698

'Closed shop' Premier League clubs £100m richer than EFL before bumper TV rights

A £100m gap opened up between Premier League and EFL clubs before a record TV rights deal even took effect, the BBC finds.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40717176

London Midland loses West Midlands rail franchise

West Midlands Trains will take over services in December, the Department for Transport says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40885118

Two trapped after London bus crashes into shop front

The double-decker bus crashed into a shop in Lavender Hill.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40885828

Lavender Hill bus crash: Two women trapped

Police say there are reports of casualties and two women are trapped on the top deck.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40885313

Joshua Bwaly fatal stabbing: Two men charged with murder

Joshua was stabbed to death following a "cowardly" and "brutal" attack outside a party, police said.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40884842

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

EPA Reveals How the Tesla Model 3 Gets 310 Miles of Range

Tesla Model 3

Tesla's Model 3 Long Range offers significantly more driving distance than the standard vehicle, but Tesla hasn't told us how big the battery inside the car is. Luckily, the EPA did.

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World Athletics Championships 2017: Mo Farah through to 5,000m final

Mo Farah cruises through his heat to reach Saturday's final of the 5,000m at the World Athletics Championships.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40882229

Webcam captures double murderer Jason Marshall with victim

Jason Marshall was caught on a webcam murdering Peter Fasoli in 2013.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40880981

‘Google Play Protect’ Android Security Suite Is Now Rolling Out

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The anti-malware features leverage Google's machine learning platform to monitor apps for suspicious behavior, removing them from your phone before they can cause damage.

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RMT urges transport secretary to intervene in Southern row

Chris Grayling is urged to broker "round-table talks" after the union and Southern did not reach a deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-40877740

Subversive genius

Fifty years after his brutal murder, what is the playwright's legacy?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-40511985

Pape Souare: Crystal Palace defender back in training 11 months after car crash

Crystal Palace defender Pape Souare returns to full training 11 months after he was seriously injured in a car crash.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40880691

Fallout: The Board Game Invites You to Revisit Beautiful Post-Apocalyptia

Fallout 4

Dubbed simply Fallout, the new board game is based on the worlds of Fallout 3 and 4, as well as their downloadable content packs.

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Man guilty of murder and arson

A fake policeman who was filmed smothering a man in his own home in London is guilty of murder and arson.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40880239

Rumor: Intel’s Coffee Lake Could Shake Up Core i3 Family

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Intel's Coffee Lake is already expected to bump up core counts for the Core i7 and i5 families, but there are rumors the Core i3 will also get a boost.

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Wembley murder: Three guilty over 'dirty look' killing

Djodjo Nsaka was stabbed to death outside his halls of residence near Wembley Stadium.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40875886

Disney Dumps Netflix, Will Launch Own Streaming Service in 2019

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Disney has announced its plan to leave Netflix in 2019, barely a year after it signed an exclusive deal to distribute its films with the company.

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'Huge response' in hunt for Putney Bridge jogger

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-40872883

Mazda’s 2019 Breakthrough: a Diesel Engine That Runs on Gasoline


Mazda is first with plans or a compression (diesel) engine that burns gas. The SkyActiv-X 2019 Mazda will get 20 to 30 percent better fuel economy that a gasoline ignition engine.

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Grenfell Tower: 60 trauma counsellors brought in for firefighters

Documents show London Fire Brigade's welfare and counselling team was reduced between 2008 and 2017.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40875758

Somerset v Surrey: Day three called off because of rain

Day three of Somerset's County Championship match against Surrey is called off without a ball being bowled because of rain.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40877473

Cardiff to London flights to end in October

The route was launched in 2016 when rail services between the capitals was disrupted because of work.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-40873067

Super League: Domestic competition hoping to capture enthusiasm for women's cricket

Can the interest gained from England's World Cup win be maintained when the domestic T20 Super League begins on Thursday?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40860515

NASA Jets Equipped With Telescopes Will Chase Solar Eclipse 2017

eclipse nas jets

By making the planes into mobile observatories, the researchers will be able to track the eclipse as it moves across the Earth.

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Upskirting

Gina Martin explains what happened after she had a photograph taken up her skirt without her consent.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40861875

Super League: Charlotte Edwards believes competition will grow in quality

Charlotte Edwards believes the Women's Super League will capitalise on England's recent World Cup win.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40875462

Woman knocked down by mopeds on London Bridge pavement

Police had earlier tried to stop the trio, who were riding on the pavement of the bridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40875878

Stab victim mum in Trafalgar Square sculpture plea

Rachel Webb is among 100 relatives of knife crime victims who want the Knife Angel sculpture on the Fourth Plinth.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40868397

Grenfell firefighters' potential trauma symptoms

Trauma specialist Siobhan McGee says firefighters may experience shaking, nightmares and flashbacks

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40875760

World Championships: Isaac Makwala withdrawal decision defended by IAAF

Athletics' governing body defends its decision to deny Isaac Makwala entry to London Stadium amid attempts to control a norovirus outbreak.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40870600

'No conflict of interest' over head of Grenfell probe's ex-role

Questions were raised over the former Energy Saving Trust director's suitability for the job.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40872988

Hurdle proves too much for athletics mascot Hero

An overzealous athletics mascot comes to a sticky end while attempting a tightrope walk on a hurdle.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40873598

Les Miserables tribute to MP Jo Cox

Children in her constituency are taking to the stage to perform her favourite musical, Les Miserables.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40875088

State school pupils make waves in Fastnet race

The largest offshore yacht race is this week, with a team from an inner-city school among the entrants.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-40856558

Croydon stabbing: Second teen in 24 hours killed in London

The boy is also the 14th teenager to be stabbed to death in the capital this year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40872882

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Darling: 'Alarm bells ringing' for UK economy

The ex-chancellor warns of growing risks to the economy, a decade on from the start of the financial crisis.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40869363

Animal abusers 'get away with it' and avoid jail, finds report

A report calls for tougher sentences as it finds 92% of offenders in England and Wales avoid jail time.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40868627

The Giant-Impact Hypothesis for the Moon’s Formation Is in Doubt

NASA moon impact

The conventional explanation for the moon's formation is that an enormous rock smashed into the nascent Earth and created it as a result. A new theory challenges the particulars of how events may have played out.

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Somerset v Surrey: Steven Davies' century puts home side on top

Steven Davies hits 142 in Somerset's 436 all out against Surrey, who reply with 69-1 at stumps on day two at Taunton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40863829

Intel’s Ruler SSDs Can Cram 1 Petabyte into a Single Server Rack

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Unsurprisingly, Intel's new SSDs in the Ruler form factor are shaped like a ruler.

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Nikon D7500 DSLR Field-Tested: Everything You Want, for Less Money

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If you're looking for a reason to stick with a DSLR, the new Nikon D7500 might be it. We took one to Alaska and put it through its paces.

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Joseph Olopo death: Man guilty of Brent Cross stabbing

Joseph Olopo was stabbed in the neck during a brawl near to Brent Cross Tube station.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40866773

Tesla Adding 1,800 Model 3 Reservations Per Day


Is the Model 3 rollout beset more by hiccups than screwups? The stock market thinks so. Meanwhile, Tesla gets more new orders in a day than Chevrolet sells in a month of the Bolt EV.

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Middlesex v Warwickshire: Chris Woakes and Keith Barker inspire Bears victory

Warwickshire win their first County Championship match of 2017 with a dominant victory over defending champions Middlesex.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40863787

Wycombe Wanderers v Fulham

Live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup game between Wycombe Wanderers and Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40785921

Queens Park Rangers v Northampton Town

Live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup game between Queens Park Rangers and Northampton Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40785906

Exeter City v Charlton Athletic

Live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup game between Exeter City and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40785775