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Belgian cyclist who kneed five-year-old girl to the floor ordered to pay just €1

Mail Online - 1 hour 53 min ago
A cyclist who appeared to deliberately knee a five-year-old girl as she walked though a park in Baraque Michel, Belgium, has received a suspended sentence and been ordered to pay €1.
Categories: UK News

Mark Wright reveals his uncle Edward has died after an eight-week battle with Covid

Mail Online - 1 hour 54 min ago
The presenter admitted he was 'broken to pieces' in a moving tribute after his cousin Elliott announced his father's passing on Thursday.
Categories: UK News

New interior images for the 1,100mph supersonic Spike Aerospace private jet

Mail Online - 1 hour 54 min ago
The Spike S-512 business jet by Boston-based Spike Aerospace, is slated to begin test flights in 2022 and begin flying passengers 'in the late 2020s', according to CEO Vik Kachoria.
Categories: UK News

ANOTHER Covid variant is found in the UK

Mail Online - 1 hour 55 min ago
The new variant, temporarily named B1.1.318, was first detected on February 15 through genomic sequencing and UK officials began monitoring its spread on February 24.
Categories: UK News

Viewers in 64 countries will see Meghan and Harry's bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey

Mail Online - 2 hours 8 min ago
Meghan and Harry's two-hour pre-recorded sit-down interview will first be shown by CBS in the US at 1am UK time early Monday morning. Deals have been struck across the globe for the rights to broadcast it.
Categories: UK News

Mia Farrow accuses Woody Allen of telling 'horrible lies' in teaser of HBO docu series

Mail Online - 2 hours 12 min ago
Mia Farrow made the allegation in the third episode of the explosive HBO documentary series Allen v. Farrow, which airs this Sunday night at 9pm Eastern Time on the cable powerhouse.
Categories: UK News

Scientists discover new rocky Super-Earth planet called Gliese 486b that could host ALIEN life

Mail Online - 2 hours 17 min ago
Astronomers from the Max-Planck Institute used different methods of observation to discover the alien world orbiting a nearby red dwarf dwarf star 26 light years away.
Categories: UK News

Former Vice President Mike Pence embraces Donald Trump's 'fraud' claims in op-ed

Mail Online - 2 hours 23 min ago
Former Vice President Mike Pence penned an op-ed where he said there were 'significant voting irregularities' and 'instances of officials setting aside state election law' in the elections.
Categories: UK News

Chrome Switches Its Release Cycle for First Time in a Decade

Slashdot - 2 hours 28 min ago
Google Chrome releases will soon arrive more frequently than ever. From a report:In an announcement today, Google said it is updating the Chrome release schedule for the first time in over a decade. For a cool 10+ years now, Chrome stable releases have shipped every 6 weeks with new features, security fixes, etc. With improvements to testing and release processes, Google has realized that it can shorten the release cycle and will do so in Q3 of this year. Starting with Chrome 94, Google will move to a 4-week milestone release cycle. Freaked out at the possibility that Google might break features, remove things you like, or cause other issues with so many releases? Don't worry, Google is also introducing an Extended Stable release that will see milestone updates every 8 weeks. Now, it will still get updates every 2 weeks to address "important issues," but none of the new features or all security fixes that the 4-week milestones see will be included.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

Categories: Technology

Prime suspect: Amazon India apologises for offensive scenes in political thriller

The Register - 2 hours 35 min ago
Charges filed against head of content as cast and crew apply for 'anticipatory bail'

Amazon Prime India has issued a rare-for-Big-Tech apology for material deemed offensive in Bezos's streaming arm's political thriller, Tandav and legal writs fly.…

Categories: Technology

Dozens of mammals including horses, dolphins and goats could catch Covid-19, study reveals 

Mail Online - 2 hours 45 min ago
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, has the potential 'to infect a broad range of mammalian hosts' including rhinos, horses, goats and hamsters, Chinese scientists say.
Categories: UK News

Banksy posts video confirming he painted mural on Reading Jail where Oscar Wilde served time

Mail Online - 2 hours 54 min ago
Banksy took to his Instagram today to claim responsibility for a mural which appeared overnight on the walls of HMP Reading where Oscar Wilde was famously held.
Categories: UK News

The Future Of Infrastructure Is Fluid

The Next Platform - 3 hours 3 min ago

Flexibility is a kind of strength. It is just more subtle than brute force. …

The Future Of Infrastructure Is Fluid was written by Timothy Prickett Morgan at The Next Platform.

Categories: Technology

Hilaria Baldwin finally opens up about welcoming baby Lucía just six months after birth of son Edu

Mail Online - 3 hours 3 min ago
In a new Instagram post, Hilaria, 37, called 'rainbow baby' Edu 'such a blessing' and said they're 'grateful for all of the very special angels who helped bring Lucía into the world.'
Categories: UK News

Most Life on Earth Will Be Killed by Lack of Oxygen in a Billion Years

Slashdot - 3 hours 7 min ago
One billion years from now, Earth's atmosphere will contain very little oxygen, making it uninhabitable for complex aerobic life. From a report: Today, oxygen makes up around 21 per cent of Earth's atmosphere. Its oxygen-rich nature is ideal for large and complex organisms, like humans, that require the gas to survive. But early in Earth's history, oxygen levels were much lower -- and they are likely to be low again in the distant future. Kazumi Ozaki at Toho University in Funabashi, Japan, and Chris Reinhard at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta modelled Earth's climatic, biological and geological systems to predict how atmospheric conditions on Earth will change. The researchers say that Earth's atmosphere will maintain high levels of oxygen for the next billion years before dramatically returning to low levels reminiscent of those that existed prior to what is known as the Great Oxidation Event of about 2.4 billion years ago. "We find that the Earth's oxygenated atmosphere will not be a permanent feature," says Ozaki. One central reason for the shift is that, as our sun ages, it will become hotter and release more energy. The researchers calculate that this will lead to a decrease in the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as CO2 absorbs heat and then breaks down. Ozaki and Reinhard estimate that in a billion years, carbon dioxide levels will become so low that photosynthesising organisms -- including plants -- will be unable to survive and produce oxygen. The mass extinction of these photosynthetic organisms will be the primary cause of the huge reduction in oxygen. "The drop in oxygen is very, very extreme -- we're talking around a million times less oxygen than there is today," says Reinhard.

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Categories: Technology

Hotel worker raped and sexually assaulted five women over 18 month period, court hears

Mail Online - 3 hours 13 min ago
Tom Wade-Allison, 25, from Martock, Somerset, made drinks for some of the victims which left them 'blank' and exhausted, a jury was told at Exeter Crown Court today.
Categories: UK News

SpaceX engineers staged a mutiny after being left without food while working on island in 2005

Mail Online - 3 hours 15 min ago
The strike, which was staged in 2005, took place as SpaceX's rocket engineers were racing to construct a launch site on Omelek, in the Marshall Islands, for the company's Falcon 1 rocket.
Categories: UK News

Nurses fury as ministers offer them 'pitiful' pay rise of just ONE PER CENT as Covid reward

Mail Online - 3 hours 19 min ago
It came a day after health and social care were both notably absent from any increased funding in Rishi Sunak's coronavirus Budget.
Categories: UK News

Hot DRAM: Shortage of memory chips will continue this year, says Micron

The Register - 3 hours 24 min ago
Good news for memory makers, not such great news for wider tech world

US memory maker Micron Technology expects the chronic shortage of DRAM in the market to continue throughout this year, according to senior veep and CFO David Zinsner.…

Categories: Technology

Covid: New variant under investigation after 16 cases found in UK

Braintree and Witham Times - 3 hours 25 min ago
Another new Covid variant has been identified, with 16 cases being found in Britain.
Categories: Essex News

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