Oxford's Lions Park to remain closed...

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OXFORD, N.S. — Oxford’s Lions Park, closed last August by a massive sinkhole, is unlikely to ever reopen. A geotechnical report into last August’s sinkhole has indicated the land in the park is unstable and that other sinkholes could develop on the property. For that reason, the Oxford Lions Club has decided to look for another location in the community for its park. “We’ve elected to keep the parkland closed indefinitely because of the risk of further subsid...

Open-source spyware bypasses Google Play defenses — twice

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Google Play Store continues to attract sketchy Android apps despite its best efforts to vet incoming apps for malware. In a new report published by security firm ESET, researchers have discovered the first known instance of an open-source spyware bypassing the internet giant’s app store vetting process — twice. Radio Balouch — the app in question — is a legitimate radio app serving Balouchi music enthusiasts, except that it also included AhMyth, a remote acce...

Fabio & Flavia: Fognini aims for family's next late-career US Open run

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Life is good for Fabio Fognini. In April, the gregarious Italian won the biggest title of his career at the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco, about 25 miles from his home in Sanremo. “I was practicing from 14 to 18 [years old] sometimes in Monte Carlo,” Fognini says. “Family and friends could come there; it was perfect.” In June, about two weeks after his 32nd birthday, Fognini cracked the ATP Top 10 for the first time. It took him 15 years in the pros, and three years a...

U.S. refiners limit crude processing amid slack fuel demand: Kemp9:40am EDT

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(John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own) FILE PHOTO: Oil pours out of a spout from Edwin Drake's original 1859 well that launched the modern petroleum industry at the Drake Well Museum and Park in Titusville, Pennsylvania U.S., October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidBy John Kemp LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. refineries have cut the volume of crude processed so far this year, but stocks of gasoline and distillates remain ample, highlighting the slack demand for t...

Bury players could sue EFL for negligence over ‘financial torture’ of unpaid wages

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BURY’S unpaid players could sue the EFL for negligence with the club standing on the brink of extinction. And if they take their case to the High Court and win, the Football League’s ruling body could be forced to stump up more than £2million. Bury's unpaid players are set to sue the EFL for negligence over unpaid wagesCredit: Reuters Most of those working with lawyers and the PFA are long gone from Gigg Lane – 16 of the squad that last year gained promotion left ...

Pink, Tom Holland and Julia Roberts among celebrities duped by Instagram hoax

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Oops. The likes of Pink, Tom Holland and Julia Roberts have all fallen victim to a resurfaced Instagram hoax. The hoax memo originated in 2012 and claims that the photo-sharing site will soon receive permission to make deleted photos and messages public and use the posts against users in court. Despite the claims being entirely false, it hasn’t stopped major names sharing the post in a bid to prevent the apparent actions and voice their concerns. Posting on Instagram as he shared the mem...

GCSEs: St Benedict's celebrates host of grades 8 and 9

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  Can't believe it: St Benedict;s pupils open their results STUDENTS at St Benedict's, Ealing, are again celebrating excellent results, with 58% of all exams awarded grades 9 to 7, the equivalent of A*-A, and 37% at grades 9-8. Nine pupils achieved all grade 8s and 9s. They were James Bignell, Ned Gatacre, Aran Husni, Oscar Jones, Stephanie Maalouf, Milly McCosker, Louis Pyne, Emily Rawlings and Zoe Ziprin. Almost a quarter of the year group achieved straig...

Google ditches desserts as Q becomes Android 10

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The dessert naming scheme was one of the best-loved legacies from Google past. Every time the company got ready to release a new version of the mobile operating system, speculation would mount about which sweet foodstuff on which the company would ultimately settle. But while P offered confections a plenty, Q has been far less straightforward. Quiche was questionable, at best — ditto for quesadillas and quinoa. With that giant question mark waiting for it with the next release, the comp...

Man City legend Vincent Kompany makes himself captain at Anderlecht… where he is also player-manager

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VINCENT KOMPANY has taken matters into his own hands after Anderlecht's terrible start to the season. Appointed player-manager at the start of the summer, the defender will focus on playing with the armband now his. Kompany, 33, will rely on former Man Utd player Davies for tactical guidanceCredit: Getty Images - Getty It means assistant coach Simon Davies is in charge of matchday tactics. Kompany had only juggled the role for four league matches but Anderlecht have started the Belgian Pro...

This new weapon in Fortnite can kill by raining objects

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This new weapon in Fortnite can kill by raining objectsEpic Games has added a new weapon to aid players, a weapon that can come in very handy against the giant mechs.TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Aug 22, 2019, 06:13PM ISTFortnite’s giant mechs or B.R.U.T.E.s are formidable opponents that have been proving themselves as the machines you can’t just depend on taking out with any small weapon. The mechs have a 1000 health level, travel a lot of distance in less time and have got powerful ranged a...

Frank Lampard considers new role for Ruben Loftus-Cheek when he returns from injury

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Celebrating National Burger Day in Chester

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  A Five Guys meal - the burger of choice in Chester for The Standard's reporters! TODAY is National Burger Day and to celebrate The Standard reporters decided to venture out of the office to our favourite burger restaurant for lunch. A quick poll revealed Five Guys as the venue of choice with the likes of Burger Shed, Nice Bites and Hickory’s all receiving honorary mentions. We’ve had amazing dining experiences in all of the above, but when it c...

Black Country building firm fined £18,000 for unsafe gas job

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Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how MD Building Contractors Ltd, based in Oldbury, was contracted to fit a kitchen extension at Brooklyn Avenue in Aston, Birmingham, between July 26 and August 28 back in 2017. But an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive found that before work started, a pre-existing gas boiler had been found in the kitchen with its flue going out of the back wall. During the work the original flue outlet was removed and an external wall was built around...

Carl Zeiss executive accidentally tweeted unannounced Nokia 7.2’s key feature

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Carl Zeiss executive accidentally tweeted unannounced Nokia 7.2’s key featureBut while most of the information is in rumours, one of the executives from Carl Zeiss ‘confirmed’ one of the key features of the unannounced device recently.TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Aug 22, 2019, 06:29PM ISTHMD’s Nokia 7.2, although not launched yet, has already been mentioned in several headlines for its leaks and rumours. The smartphone is expected to launch at IFA Berlin 2019 conference and is ...

GCSE results: "Outstanding" grades at Ysgol Tryfan

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  Ysgol Tryfan pupils pick up their results. "OUTSTANDING" results were achieved at Ysgol Tryfan school in Bangor this morning according to headteacher Gwyn Tudur. He said: "For the second week running I would like to congratulate the pupils of Ysgol Tryfan for outstanding examination results. "After receiving excellent A Level results last week I am delighted with the grades achieved by our GCSE students this week . Outstanding results have bee...

Taylor Swift Says She Will Rerecord Her Old Music. Here’s How.

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The singer and songwriter could gain control by creating new master recordings of material that has been sold. It’s a drastic but not unheard-of move.ImageTaylor Swift has said she will rerecord her older material in response to a move by record labels.CreditCreditEvan Agostini/Invision, via Associated PressAug. 22, 2019Updated 9:20 a.m. ETWhen Taylor Swift took to Tumblr earlier this summer to decry the sale of the Nashville-based Big Machine Label Group, the owner of her first six multi...

Overpaying for renters or homeowners insurance? Check out Lemonade’s AI-powered insurance and save some cash

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Insurance can be a huge pain to deal with, especially as a homeowner. There’s a lot to worry about, and worst of all, it can be pretty expensive on top of everything else. Lemonade wants to help with that by taking a modern, significantly less expensive spin on your insurance, whether you’re renting or a homeowner. Plus it’s got a fancy app and some AI, which is perfect for any modern service. It’s all easy to get started, too. Just have a chat with Maya, Lemonade...

$3.2 billion startup insurer Oscar Health just announced huge plans to sell Obamacare plans in a dozen new markets

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Health insurance startup Oscar Health just announced plans to sell Obamacare plans in 12 new markets for next year. The expansion means Oscar will be selling Affordable Care Act plans in 26 market across 15 states for 2020. In July, Oscar also announced it would sell Medicare Advantage plans in New York and Houston for next year. Read more: Health insurance startups like Bright and Oscar have raked in $3 billion in venture funding. Here's how they fared through the first half of 2019. Th...

I was a millennial finance analyst at a huge investment bank in NYC. This is how I launched my own multi-million-dollar business in under 18 months.

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There are many levels of success. One level is working for a top multinational investment bank and financial services company. But quite another is co-founding your own fintech firm and creating a multi-million-dollar revenue stream in less than 18 months. Nelson Lee — who started his career in a large investment bank in New York City and today is CEO and co-founder of Pacific Wealth Solutions (PWS) — can claim both of these achievements. How did he accomplish this dual feat? ...

'What is the average number of beers consumed per tenant per day?' and 4 other questions from a WeWork analyst

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ReutersThe We Company published its IPO prospectus last week, but analysts still have plenty of questions about the shared-workspace group.Rett Wallace, CEO of Triton Research, described the filing as a "masterpiece of obfuscation" in a Bloomberg interview.Wallace shared six questions he still has about the company - including its members, locations, and beer quotas - with Markets Insider. Read all of BI's WeWork coverage here. The We Company may have published its IPO prospectus ...

The Wall Street Journal: ECB minutes signal broad stimulus package may come

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The Wall Street Journal Published: Aug 22, 2019 9:28 a.m. ET AFP/Getty Images European Central Bank President Mario Draghi European Central Bank officials gave a further signal that they would launch a big stimulus package next month, which could include rate cuts and asset purchases, in an effort to arrest the region’s economic slowdown. According to minutes from the ECB’s July 25 meeting, released Thursday, officials discussed the benefits of combining inter...

Physicists’ Discovery Helps Theory of Quantum Gravity Move Forward

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A pair of starships train for a mission. They are asked to fire at each other at a specified time, and immediately start their engines in order to dodge each other’s attack. If either of the ships fires too early, it will destroy the other, and this establishes an unmistakable time order between the firing events. If a powerful agent could place a sufficiently massive object, say a planet, closer to one ship it would slow down its counting of time. As a result, the ship farther away fro...

Iranian tanker not heading to Greece - Greek prime minister

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FILE PHOTO: Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, previously named Grace 1, sails after the Supreme Court of the British territory lifted its detention order, in the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) - An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday. “The ship is not heading towards Greece. We ...

Wood Green School headteacher relieved at daughter's GCSE results

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  Ella Shadbolt, pictured with her parents including Wood Green School headteacher Rob Shadbolt Picture: James Roberts A HEADTEACHER experienced the other side of GCSE results day as he endured a nervous wait to find out how his daughter fared. Rob Shadbolt, of Wood Green School in Witney, is used to congratulating and comforting dozens of pupils on results day, but this year his main concern was 16-year-old Ella. Fortunately, the teenager was one of the stars of t...

Remember last week’s panic selling in U.S. stocks? It triggered a ‘buy’ signal

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Did you know there was some of the biggest panic selling in stocks last week? It may not have felt like it, but the intensity of last week’s selling reached levels rarely seen in recent years. On Aug. 14, 84% of stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) declined; on Aug. 5, the share was 90%. It’s said that such broad-based selling is often indicative of a “throw in the towel” mentality. It shakes out the weak hands and tends to be seen at or near market b...

HTC Wildfire X Goes on sale in India Today

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The HTC Wildfire X was made official last week and now the handset will go on sale in India today, the handset will be available through Flipkart in India.Prices for the HTC Wildfire X  will star at INR 10,999 which is about $155 at the current exchange rate, and it comes with a 6.2 inch HD+ display that features a 1520 x 720 pixel resolution.The device comes with a MediaTek Helio P22 mobile processor and a choice of 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage or 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.There us...

Gold edges lower, focus on Jackson Hole summit for rate-cut direction

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SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, said its holdings rose 0.80 per cent to 851.91 tonnes on Wednesday.Gold prices fell marginally on Thursday, lingering around the key $1,500 level, as investors awaited the Federal Reserve chair's speech at a global central bankers' conclave for clues on future US interest rate cuts. Spot gold inched down 0.2 per cent at $1,499.60 per ounce as of 0747 GMT. US gold futures were down 0.5 per cent at $1,507.60 an o...

Scaramucci Used to Praise Trump. Now, He Calls Him ‘Evil.’ What Happened?

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Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has made a very public about-face in his feelings about President Donald Trump.During his brief tenure in 2017, "The Mooch" never seemed to pass up an opportunity to speak in front of a camera or microphone, especially when it came to praising the president. But in the past month and a half, Scaramucci, who spent only 11 days in the Oval Office, seems like a completely different person in his current war of words—most...

SolAero to supply solar modules to Maxar for Lunar Gateway Power and Propulsion ElementQuantum signs...

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mercury parse error SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), has been awarded a contract by Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, to power the Power and Propul ... more Bye Aerospace announced that Quantum Air has signed a purchase deposit agreement for 22 of its all-electric four-seat eFlyer 4s and 2 two-seat eFlyer 2 airplanes. The company also signed a comprehen ... more Looking after the environment is paying off in Ecuador, at le...

Artist’s new show featuring Aberdeen’s harbour works showcased at library

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Watercolour paintings showcasing Aberdeen’s £350 million harbour expansion are the focus of a new exhibition. Created by Rosemount-based artist Judith Stephens, the artwork focuses on the construction of the Aberdeen South Harbour Project, which began at Nigg Bay in 2017. Judith, 84, has been painting for around 15 years and rediscovered her love of art on the recommendation of a friend after she retired. Never leaving the house without her sketchpad, she paints anything that interes...

adidas & Arsenal Team Up for Notting Hill Carnival “Bruised Banana” Kit

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Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!'

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Brazil's environment minister was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the world’s largest rainforest.Ricardo Salles attended the U.N.’s Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week conference on Wednesday and when his name was announced, the plenary booed and shouted at him.Some in the audience waved signs reading, "Stop Ecocide" or &quo...

How will Britain treat EU citizens after Brexit? They need to know – and so does business | Marley Morris

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In Boris Johnson’s first speech to parliament four weeks ago, he made an unambiguous vow to the 3.2 million EU citizens living in the UK. Thanking them for their contribution to British society, the new prime minister assured EU citizens that under his government they would have the “absolute certainty” of their rights being protected. But a string of reports in the past week has led to increasing alarm among individuals and employers that this promise is in now in doubt. T...

The CareVoice raises $10 million to develop better tech for insurance providers in Asia

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The CareVoice, a Shanghai-based health insurance software startup with ambitions to expand throughout Asia, announced today that it has raised about $10 million in Series A funding. The investment was led by LUN Partners Group and an undisclosed global investment manager that specializes in financial services, with participation from DNA Capital and returning investors SOSV and Artesian Capital. It will be used on research and development and to grow The CareVoice’s business in Hong Kon...

Death row killer shares exactly how it feels to be executed by lethal injection

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A death row killer shared exactly how it felt to be executed by lethal injection as the poison worked its way through his body. Larry Swearingen, 48, was executed at the state penitentiary in Huntsville on Wednesday for the abduction, rape, and murder of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter in 1998. As the fatal dose of pentobarbital began to enter his bloodstream, Swearingen said he could ‘hear it’ going into his vein, then claimed that he could taste it. He said: ‘It’s actu...

Boy, 10, Dies After Being Found Unconscious At Birmingham Property...

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Remediant lands $15M Series A to disrupt privileged access security

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Remediant, a startup that helps companies secure privileged access in a modern context, announced a $15 million Series A today led by Dell Technologies Capital and ForgePoint Capital. Remediant’s co-founders, Paul Lanzi and Tim Keeler, worked in biotech for years and saw a problem first-hand with the way companies secured privileged access. It was granted to certain individuals in the organization carte blanche, and they believed if you could limit access, it would make the space more s...

SpotHero raises $50 million to bring underutilized parking spaces online

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Chicago, Illinois-based parking inventory and booking startup SpotHero today announced that it’s secured $50 million in a series D round led by Macquarie Capital, bringing its total raised to date to $118 million. CEO and cofounder Mark Lawrence said the round, which saw participation from investors Union Grove Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Global Founders Capital, OCA Ventures, AutoTech Ventures, and others, will help to strengthen the company’s partnerships with mo...

Steve Wynn snaps up $43 million Florida mansion

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videoDeBianchi Real Estate’s Samantha DeBianchi gives her take on the new mansion tax in NYC and the great tax exodus.Former casino mogul Steve Wynn has a new Palm Beach, Florida, beach estate.The former chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts has purchased a 24,600-square-foot mansion that will neighbor the home of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.Wynn, who was forced to resign from his executive role after sexual misconduct allegations in 2018, paid $43 mil...

A Hippocratic Oath for data science? We'll settle for a little more data literacy

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Bias in, bias out: many algorithms have inherent design problems. Credit: Vintage Tone/Shutterstock "I swear by Hypatia, by Lovelace, by Turing, by Fisher (and/or Bayes), and by all the statisticians and data scientists, making them my witnesses, that I will carry out, according to my ability and judgment, this oath and this indenture." Could this be the first line of a "Hippocratic Oath" for mathematicians and data scientists? Hannah Fry, Associate Professor in th...

Manchester United should be concerned about Aaron Wan-Bissaka for one reason - Nicholas

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Manchester United new boy Aaron Wan-Bissaka has impressed so far this season (Image: GETTY)Aaron Wan-Bissaka has impressed since his summer switch from the Eagles but United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should be careful with letting him attack too much.That’s the opinion of Nicholas who thinks the Red Devils could pay for being too attacking.Manchester United have four points from their opening two matches against Chelsea and Wolves.Wan-Bissaka has impressed in defence and attack in both ...

Ormiston Six Villages Academy principal ‘immensly proud’ of students’ GCSE results...

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The academy said performances were particularly high in English, with 67 per cent of pupils achieving between a Grade 4 and a Grade 8, and 52 per cent scoring between a Grade 5 and Grade 8 – defined by the Government as a ‘good pass’. The academy is also celebrating results which demonstrate the broad, balanced and fulfilling curriculum on offer, with 21 per cent of pupils achieving the top grades of 7 or above in a range of subjects, including English Language, Engl...

Conservative radio host Joe Walsh considering 2020 run against Trump – live news

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2.19pm BST 14:19 Donald Trump’s desire to buy Greenland escalated into an international confrontation this week after he abruptly canceled a trip to Denmark, claiming the country’s prime minister had been “nasty” to him when she called the idea “absurd”. Now a new backstory is emerging that might explain what piqued the president’s interest in purchasing the icy island. Arkansas senator Tom Cotton said he spoke about buying Gre...

Jakob Ingebrigtsen Goes For First Diamond League Win | Paris DL Preview

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EU reportedly wants strict limits for 'indiscriminate' facial recognition...

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The EU could soon regulate facial recognition. Getty Images The European Commission is reportedly considering sweeping reforms to facial recognition regulation to protect citizens from public surveillance, said the Financial Times on Thursday.Quoting an EU official, the newspaper said new legislation could limit "the indis...

Apple set to unleash a massive amount of new products: iPhones, Apple Watches, AirPods, iPads, all-new MacBook Pro, new HomePod, and more

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Apple is preparing a slew of new hardware for the coming weeks and months, including “Pro” iPhones, new Apple Watches, new AirPods, new iPads and iPad Pros, and a new MacBook Pro with display measuring over 16-inches diagonally. Mark Gurman and Debby Wu for Bloomberg: Apple’s new California face will be available for Apple Watch Series 4 and higher this fall with the release of the watchOS 6Apple is planning to launch three new iPhones, as it has done each year since 2017...

Scotland Brexit: 50,000 applications for EU Settlement Scheme

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Image copyright Getty Images About a quarter of the estimated 220,000 EU citizens living in Scotland have so far applied to remain in the UK after Brexit.The Home Office said it received 51,600 applications from Scotland under the EU Settlement Scheme by the end of July. The scheme aims to help EU citizens and their families to live and work in the UK after freedom of movement ends.Applicants must prove their identity, show that they live in the UK and declare any criminal convictions.The s...

WHO calls for urgent research after microplastics found in drinking water

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling for urgent assessments into the health impacts of microplastics after confirming tiny fragments are found in drinking water. Its analysis found microplastics – defined as small pieces, less than 5mm in length, of any kind of plastic debris – in the water cycle, including both tap and bottled drinking water, food, air, rivers and lakes. WHO suggests microplastics larger than 150 centimetres are not likely to be absorbed in the human b...

Hong Kong Charges 2 Men Over Mob Attack on Protesters

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ImageMen in white shirts and masks carrying poles or sticks attacked people at a train station in the Hong Kong satellite town of Yuen Long on July 21.CreditCreditLam Yik Fei for The New York TimesAug. 22, 2019, 9:16 a.m. ETHONG KONG — The Hong Kong authorities said on Thursday that they had charged two men with rioting over a mob attack on protesters and passers-by in a train station in a satellite town last month. The assault led to widespread criticism of the police for their failure t...

Junior Agogo dies aged 40

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22 August 2019, 13:08 | Updated: 22 August 2019, 14:10 Former Nottingham Forest, Sheffield Wednesday and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo has died, aged 40. Agogo, who played 27 times for Ghana, scoring 11 goals, began his career with Sheffield Wednesday but left to play in the United States after making just two appearances for the Owls.He returned to England with Queens Parks Rangers in 2002, before going on to play for Brentford.Agogo is best known for his time at Bristol Rovers where h...
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