News archive from 27 August 2016

Fund to help family of Derbyshire backpacker killed in Australian knife attack

Fund to help family of Derbyshire backpacker killed in Australian knife attack

A fund has been set up to help the family of the Derbyshire woman killed in a 'frenzied attack' while backpacking. Miss Ayliffe-Chung, from Wirksworth, died after being stabbed at the Shelley's Backpackers hostel in Home Hill, near Townsville,...

 

The FACE of criminals could one day be revealed from their DNA: Researchers reveal how facial features are...

Researchers have identified the genetic variants that contribute to specific facial features – and it could one day allow forensic scientists to recreate the faces of criminals based on DNA at the scene. According to the new study, traits including...

 
Transfer news: Lucas Perez completes Arsenal medical, Chelsea in Marcos Alonso talks, no more Manchester United signings

Transfer news: Lucas Perez completes Arsenal medical, Chelsea in Marcos Alonso talks, no more Manchester...

In the latest round up of transfer news, there’s significant progress for Arsenal and Chelsea in some major deals. Rumour Mill: our round-up of football gossip, rumours and speculation However, it looks like Manchester United might not be signing...

Metro, 00:06 in Sport
 

The robot that became racist: AI that learnt from the web finds white-sounding names 'pleasant' and...

Humans look to the power of machine learning to make better and more effective decisions. However, it seems that some algorithms are learning more than just how to recognize patterns - they are being taught how to be as biased as the humans they learn...

 

Now that's a REALLY Great Barrier Reef: Scientists find 'vast' new reef hiding behind Australia's famous...

It is an astonishing find that was hiding in plain sight. Researchers analysing laser data from the Royal Australian Navy have discovered a vast reef behind the familiar Great Barrier Reef. The images revealed great fields of unusual doughnut-shaped...

 
Chelsea hold talks over Serie A playmaker switch: International ace available for £25.6m

Chelsea hold talks over Serie A playmaker switch: International ace available for £25.6m

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Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
Shkodran Mustafi passes Arsenal medical ahead of £35m move: Announcement due - reports

Shkodran Mustafi passes Arsenal medical ahead of £35m move: Announcement due - reports

Related videos Arsenal fans argue amongst themselves after Liverpool defeat Arsenal fans argue amongst themselves after Liverpool defeat Watford vs Arsenal - Premier League match preview A look a head to Saturday's Premier League match between Watford...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 

How planes REALLY get from New York to London: Stunning animation reveals hows wind affects routes - and...

Flying from one airport to the next, a plane’s journey across the ocean may seem uniform, but depending on the wind, they path it takes to get there can vary greatly. An atmospheric scientist has created a new visualization to show how a trip from New...

 

That's one job a robot is welcome to: Luigi the poopbot set to scour sewers and analyse human waste for...

It is a thankless task - even for a robot. Below the bustling streets of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Luigi is sifting through human waste and gathering data on some 107, 000 people. The smart bot is part of an MIT project to analyse human waste - and...

 

That's what we call a HIGH-way! Spectacular aerial footage shows an enormous bridge built over a 1,600ft...

For local drivers, the Puli Bridge might just be a convenient traffic link. But from the air, the enormous mountain overpass - at nearly 1,600 feet high - looks remarkable and spectacular. An breath-taking footage has captured the sheer size of Puli,...

 

May orders public service audit to reveal racial disparities

Theresa May has launched an audit of public services to root out racial disparities as part of a drive to tackle inequality and reveal "difficult truths". The Prime Minister has ordered Whitehall departments to identify and publish...

 
Britain’s most popular pet names revealed

Britain’s most popular pet names revealed

0 Have your say The most popular pet name in the UK is Charlie, according to new research into the names we choose for our animals by Pets at Home. Pets at Home surveyed more than 800,000 pet owners through its My VIP club and has found the top 50...

 

May orders public service audit to reveal racial disparities

Theresa May has launched an audit of public services to root out racial disparities as part of a drive to tackle inequality and reveal "difficult truths". The Prime Minister has ordered Whitehall departments to identify and publish...

 

Party finds a security firm at last

LABOUR finally found someone to provide security for party conference yesterday. General secretary Ian McNicol announced that OCS Group, the existing provider at the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool, will fill the void. Labour’s national...

 

After 88 years, BHS closes for the last time

Sunday marks end of era as final stores shut by Our News Desk SHOPWORKERS will dismantle the final 22 BHS stores this weekend after administrators announced yesterday that they would lock up for good on Sunday. It is the end of the high street...

 


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