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Bus driver is left brain dead after he was beaten up for insisting on masks in France

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:37
The alleged attackers tried to board the bus in Bayonne (file photo) on Sunday night without tickets or masks, which are mandatory on public transport across France.
Categories: UK News

Venture Capitalists' Critiques of Journalism Secretly Leaked to Journalists

Slashdot - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:34
A confrontation between venture capitalists and journalists has been slowly playing out on Twitter — and in an incendiary article on VICE US. It started when... A luggage startup's co-CEO complained on Instagram about young reporters who "forgo their personal ethics." A New York Times reporter called the posts "incoherent" and "disappointing." Angel investor Balaji S. Srinivasa (also the former CTO of Coinbase) later said the reporter "attacked" the co-CEO, who he then needed to defend — calling the reporter a sociopath in a multi-tweet thread. The New York Times reporter tweeted that VC had "been ranting about me by name for months now." The reporter and the angel investor both finally ended up on Clubhouse, an elite invitation-only audio social network popular with venture capitalists, but the reporter left early. Later Vice published leaked audio of the subsequent conversation, which included Srinivasa and several other Andreessen Horowitz venture capitalists, in which Vice says participants "spent at least an hour talking about how journalists have too much power to 'cancel' people and wondering what they, the titans of Silicon Valley, could do about it." Then things got really ugly...

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

Categories: Technology

New car registrations down by a third in June despite dealers reopening

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:29
Despite dealers in England being allowed to welcome customers back from 1 June, showrooms in Wales weren't given the green light to open until 22 June, while those in Scotland had to wait until 29 June.
Categories: UK News

The Luminaries fans are baffled by Eva Green's accent and say it's still too dark to see

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:27
The Luminaries viewers continue to be left disappointed with the BBC1 period drama, which has already suffered complaints about its 'confusing' plot and 'difficult to hear' dialogue.
Categories: UK News

One in five 18th century Londoners caught syphilis, study reveals

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:22
Researchers from the University of Cambridge painstakingly scoured hospital admissions to calculate the rate of syphilis infection for men and women up to the age of 35.
Categories: UK News

Japan launches new 223mph N700S bullet train that can escape to safety in the event of an earthquake

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:22
The N700S - the 's' stands for 'Supreme' - has a top speed of 360kph (223mph), though the line it serves, the Tokaido Shinkansen line, has a maximum operating speed of 285kph (177mph).
Categories: UK News

India overtakes Russia to become country with world's third highest number of coronavirus cases

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:18
The health ministry said 697,358 cases had now been recorded, a rise of 24,000 in the last 24 hours, while Russia has just over 681,000 cases.
Categories: UK News

Mother reveals how withdrawing from her eczema medication left her in so much pain it hurt to breath

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:08
Anita Wong, 36, from Auckland, had to go through a painful withdrawal that took years, after being horrified by the affect of steroids when one eye was permanently damaged.
Categories: UK News

Police are seen cracking down on commuters not wearing face masks

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:07
Officers were today dispatched to London's Underground stations where they were seen confronting travellers not wearing masks.
Categories: UK News

ITAM Forum asks software giants to stop browbeating customers onto their clouds with threats of licence audits

The Register - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:01
Pressuring clients into products they're not ready for doesn't benefit anyone, says new chair

The new chair of the ITAM Forum, a body set up in part to help organisations traverse the software licensing minefield, has called on vendors to stop using the prospect of licence audits to influence customers' cloud infrastructure decisions.…

Categories: Technology

Pam was so proud of her famous Blue Coat Girl aunt

Braintree and Witham Times - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:00
Exhibit - Pam Thompson (centre) is pictured at a special unveiling of the blue plaque at Frank Daniell’s former home on East Hill in 2014
Categories: Essex News

Dedicated coach Keith wins a top Essex award

Braintree and Witham Times - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:00
THE long-serving coach of a village football team has admitted being stunned after winning a coveted Essex award.
Categories: Essex News

Pam was so proud of her famous Blue Coat Girl aunt

Chelmsford Weekly News - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:00
Exhibit - Pam Thompson (centre) is pictured at a special unveiling of the blue plaque at Frank Daniell’s former home on East Hill in 2014
Categories: Essex News

Dedicated coach Keith wins a top Essex award

Chelmsford Weekly News - Mon, 2020-07-06 11:00
THE long-serving coach of a village football team has admitted being stunned after winning a coveted Essex award.
Categories: Essex News

Peri good news! Nando's announces plans to reopen 10 restaurants for diners to eat in

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 10:59
Nando's has announced plans to reopen 10 restaurants across England for diners to eat in, with eateries set to welcome customers from Wednesday after being closed during lockdown.
Categories: UK News

Celebrity Googlebox fans 'shook' after Rylan's mum blurts out his real name

This Is Total Essex - Mon, 2020-07-06 10:58
Viewers quickly realised what Linda said at the beginning of the show
Categories: Essex News

Mother who tandem fed her two  daughters and still breastfeeds her daughter, 4

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 10:54
Natasha Keane, 38, from Galway, practises natural stage weaning - where a child decides for themselves when to stop breastfeeding and is still feeding four-year-old Grace.
Categories: UK News

Labour leader Keir Starmer vows to undertake 'unconscious bias training'

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 10:53
Labour leader Keir Starmer revealed that all party staff will be offered the training as he insisted he does not regret 'taking the knee' in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protests.
Categories: UK News

Woman, 24, is stoned to death 'by her husband and his brother' in latest honour killing in Pakistan 

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 10:48
The body of a 24-year-old woman has been found after she was stoned to death in an honour killing in Pakistan. Her husband Allah Baksh and his brother were arrested and remain in police custody.
Categories: UK News

Egypt arrests ten doctors and warns health workers to keep quiet about coronavirus

Mail Online - Mon, 2020-07-06 10:44
Security agencies have tried to stifle criticism over president Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's handling of the pandemic, which has caused 76,253 infections and 3,343 deaths in Egypt (pictured, testing in Cairo).
Categories: UK News

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