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Error saw man’s BMW seized and crushed

November 3, 2018

The owner of the BMW, referred to as Mr G, paid £14,000 for the British racing green car in 2004 and spent £2,500 on a new engine and braking system. In November 2016, he went into Wrexham Maelor Hospital for ankle surgery and when he returned to his flat in Flintshire three days later, his […]

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Can AI help stop religious violence?

November 1, 2018

However, one independent expert said that the tool needed more work before it could be used in real-life situations. “This could be an extremely useful research project when it reaches maturity as a thought tool for analysing factors involved in religious conflict,” said Prof Noel Sharkey. Core beliefs The research, published in the Journal for […]

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Only Fools musical heads for West End

November 1, 2018

Sir David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Lennard Pearce played Derek, Rodney and Grandad Trotter in the long-running series. Report End of Youtube post by BBC Studios Image Copyright BBC Studios BBC Studios Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email [email protected]

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Second Skripal attack suspect ‘is doctor’

November 1, 2018

Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in March. The British open-source website said it had identified the suspect using testimonies from people the suspect knew and a scanned copy of his passport. It said both his real passport and the false passport he travelled to the UK on in the name […]

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Facebook makes UK political ads ‘transparent’

October 31, 2018

Facebook stops sending staff to help political campaigns Vote Leave’s targeted Brexit ads released by Facebook Electoral Commission demands social media transparency Facebook insists that Russian spending on ads during the Brexit campaign amounted to just £0.73, although the Department of Culture Media and Sport Select Committee was unhappy with the level of information provided […]

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Meghan wanted ‘classic’ wedding dress

October 30, 2018

Of her Givenchy wedding dress, the duchess said in the exhibition commentary: “I had a very clear vision of what I wanted for the day, and what I wanted the dress to look like. “So what was amazing in working with Clare is that sometimes you’ll find designers try to push you in a different […]

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Why author Judy Blume’s classic still inspires

October 28, 2018

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kelly Fremon Craig described Blume’s book as a “rite of passage” for women and girls But while that may not raise eyebrows when looking at today’s world of young adult fiction, the book was pretty revolutionary when it was first published. Image copyright Getty Images Many on social media […]

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BBC News disrupted by software glitch

October 15, 2018

Image Copyright @BBCMarkEaston @BBCMarkEaston Image caption Bulletins on the BBC News channel showed recorded material from 15:00 BST From about 15:00 BST, the BBC News Channel and BBC World News were unable to broadcast live, relying instead on recorded material. OpenMedia was designed to make it easier for reporters and other staff to share scripts, […]

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Morrisons appealing over data leak payouts

October 12, 2018

Morrisons liable for staff data leak Data leak: Morrisons worker jailed In 2014 Andrew Skelton, then a senior internal auditor at Morrisons’ Bradford headquarters, leaked the payroll data of more than 100,000 employees, including their names, addresses, bank account details and salaries. A court subsequently heard that he harboured a “considerable grudge” against the company […]

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UK film and TV sees record investment

October 11, 2018

The BFI claims the money generated 137,000 jobs in 2016 alone. Another beneficiary is tourism. Films with a strong UK story, place and culture such as Harry Potter, Paddington and Kingsman have featured prominently in UK tourism campaigns. The BFI said high-end television production in the UK has also boomed since the introduction of the […]

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