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Another three people have died from coronavirus at an Essex hospital

This Is Total Essex - Tue, 2020-10-27 16:06
The hospital declared a critical incident incident because of a high number of patients recently
Categories: Essex News

Manhunt for 'dangerous suspect' in double murder probe after bodies of mother and son found

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:55
Police are hunting for Anthony Russell, 28, after the body of David Williams, 32, was discovered on Monday, 24 hours after his mother Julie was found dead in her flat in Coventry.
Categories: UK News

Catholic primary schoolteacher avoids jail over child rape videos

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:50
Richard Swinnerton, 31, who was 'fast tracked' into his post at a Middlesbrough school in recognition of his 'great potential', admitted possessing indecent images of children.
Categories: UK News

US Election 2020: Melania Trump hits campaign trail in Pennsylvania

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:46
Melania Trump will make her first solo campaign appearance for President Donald Trump this year when she travels to Pennsylvania for a campaign stop on Tuesday.
Categories: UK News

House that is 'TOO scary' for Halloween: Man told to remove decoration as they 'scare children'

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:46
Property stylist Ashan Jeeawon, 42, was told the floating skeleton displays at his home in Bexhill, East Sussex, were detrimental to the mental health of the community and terrified children.
Categories: UK News

Eight in 10 Covid-19 hospital patients are vitamin D deficient, study

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:42
Experts at the University of Cantabria in Santander looked at 216 Covid-19 patients at the Valdecilla Hospital in the northern Spanish city. Eighty-two per cent were deficient in vitamin D.
Categories: UK News

Brit accused of spying on 772 people via webcam CCTV software tells court he'd end his life if extradited to US

The Register - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:41
'I've seen programmes on American prisons' says wife

A Briton is reportedly fighting extradition to the United States after deploying webcam malware onto hundreds of women's laptops so he could spy on them undressing and having sex.…

Categories: Technology

Essex man avoids jail time for sexual calls to child

Chelmsford Weekly News - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:40
A young Essex man who ‘deluged’ a child with sexual phone calls from inside prison has narrowly avoided further jail time.
Categories: Essex News

BBC accused of portraying Oscar Pistorius as a victim in new trailer

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:38
Critics berated the BBC for failing to mention Steenkamp's name and suggesting that Pistorius's fall from grace was the real tragedy of the story (they are pictured in South Africa in 2012).
Categories: UK News

Mother who was beaten by her ex-boyfriend left 'speechless' when Prince Charles surprised her

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:34
Rebecca Beattie, 32, of York, who was beaten by her ex-boyfriend, told the Daily Mirror how she was left 'speechless' when Prince Charles surprised her with an award recognising her work.
Categories: UK News

Princess Mary of Denmark unveils Christmas stamp collection

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:33
Denmark's future queen, 48, unveiled a new postage stamp for the Christmas Seal Foundation to help raise money for children who have been bullied.
Categories: UK News

The amount of money Essex gets for going into Tier 2 - and how it'll be spent

This Is Total Essex - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:31
The money will be 'specifically earmarked' for certain people
Categories: Essex News

YouTube Will Warn Users That Election Day Results 'May Not Be Final'

Slashdot - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:28
An anonymous reader shares a report: Google knows that many people will be using YouTube to keep up with the US election on November 3rd. Many politicians use the platform to communicate with voters, and some news organizations will likely livestream round-the-clock coverage. Keeping up with Election Day can be difficult, though, so YouTube is preparing a small but useful information panel that will appear at the top of search results and election-centric videos. It will remind users that "results may not be final" and, using a massive 'SHOW ME' button, point them toward a Google-run election hub. It's not the first time that YouTube has used this feature. Back in March 2019, the Google-owned operation added an alert that appeared alongside controversial search queries. If someone had typed 'virus in paracetamol,' for instance, YouTube would throw up a small card that details the hoax and, more importantly, a trustworthy assessment from a fact-checking partner such as The Quint. It was launched in India but has since expanded to other countries including the US. Last month, YouTube also introduced some panels that appear alongside election-related queries -- such as how to vote, and how to register to vote in your state -- and link to information by authoritative sources such as the Bipartisan Policy Center think tank.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

Categories: Technology

ADVERTORIAL: How an Essex clinic helped this former sports coach regain his active lifestyle

This Is Total Essex - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:04
Years of pain that left sports enthusiast barely able to walk brought to an end by specialists at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital
Categories: Essex News

Photographers struggling for survival after 80 weddings cancelled in a year

This Is Total Essex - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:04
Lockdown and the strict 15-person rule has been a huge hit to the wedding industry
Categories: Essex News

Woman taken to hospital after being hit by car in Witham

Braintree and Witham Times - Tue, 2020-10-27 15:03
POLICE were called to an incident in Witham yesterday after a woman was hit by a car.
Categories: Essex News

Heartless yobs target graves of Ken Dodd and Cilla Black in Liverpool cemetery

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 14:56
Both celebrities are buried at Allerton Cemetery in Liverpool, which was targeted overnight.
Categories: UK News

Newborn babies taken into care after remote family court hearings, report reveals

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 14:55
Around half of British parents involved in remote hearings during the Covid-19 pandemic said they did not understand well what was happening in the proceedings.
Categories: UK News

AMD Grabs Xilinx for $35 Billion as Chip Industry Consolidation Continues

Slashdot - Tue, 2020-10-27 14:55
The chip industry consolidation dance continued this morning as AMD has entered into an agreement to buy Xilinx for $35 billion, giving the company access to a broad set of specialized workloads. From a report: AMD sees this deal as combining two companies that complement each other's strengths without cannibalizing its own markets. CEO Lisa Su believes the acquisition will help make her company the high performance chip leader. "By combining our world-class engineering teams and deep domain expertise, we will create an industry leader with the vision, talent and scale to define the future of high performance computing," Su said in a statement.

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Categories: Technology

Buckingham Palace denies reports Queen will not attend church on Christmas day

Mail Online - Tue, 2020-10-27 14:54
When asked if the Queen will going to church on her Norfolk estate on Christmas Day, a spokesperson from Buckingham Palace told FEMAIL: 'It's too early to be making decisions'.
Categories: UK News

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