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Paedophile guilty of 1986 girls' murders

Paedophile guilty of 1986 girls' murders

A convicted paedophile has been found guilty of murdering two schoolgirls who were found strangled and sexually assaulted near Brighton 32 years ago. Russell Bishop, 52, had protested his innocence since the bodies of Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway...

yesterday, 15:20 in Regional
 
Foreign Office probes Russia campaign over 'anti-Labour retweets'

Foreign Office probes Russia campaign over 'anti-Labour retweets'

The Foreign Office is investigating claims a government-funded campaign group countering Russian disinformation retweeted articles critical of Labour. The Institute of Statecraft's Integrity Initiative has received £2.3m. Foreign Office minister Sir...

yesterday, 15:20 in Regional
 
Nasa's Voyager 2 probe 'leaves the Solar System'

Nasa's Voyager 2 probe 'leaves the Solar System'

The Voyager 2 probe, which left Earth in 1977, has become the second human-made object to leave our Solar System. It was launched 16 days before its twin craft, Voyager 1, but that probe's faster trajectory meant that it was in "the space between...

yesterday, 15:10 in World News
 
US snowstorm kills one in North Carolina

US snowstorm kills one in North Carolina

A heavy snowstorm has swept through US south-eastern states, killing at least one person and leaving hundreds of thousands without power. A state of emergency has been declared in North Carolina, with some areas reporting as much as 0.5m (18.5ins) of...

yesterday, 15:10 in World News
 
Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras

Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras

Two smartphone-makers have unveiled handsets featuring a "hole-punch" selfie camera. The screens of the Samsung A8s and Huawei Honor View20 both feature a small circular space for the component. The design is intended to be less obtrusive...

yesterday, 14:33 in Science &Technology
 
Lost loved ones star in Professor Green Photographs video

Lost loved ones star in Professor Green Photographs video

Fans who have lost loved ones have shared their personal photographs for a new video by Professor Green. The song, called Photographs, was inspired by the rapper's late father and reflects his pain at not having more pictures to remember him by. He...

yesterday, 14:22 in Art & Culture
 
'Stansted 15': Protesters who locked themselves to plane guilty

'Stansted 15': Protesters who locked themselves to plane guilty

Fifteen protesters who locked themselves around a deportation plane at Stansted Airport have been convicted of an aviation offence. The jet had been chartered by the Home Office to take people from UK detention centres to Africa on 28 March 2017. A...

yesterday, 14:05 in Regional
 
Crossrail delay: £1.4bn bailout as autumn 2019 launch delayed

Crossrail delay: £1.4bn bailout as autumn 2019 launch delayed

A £1.4bn bailout of the delayed Crossrail project, which will no longer meet its autumn 2019 launch date, has been announced. London’s £15bn route, to be known as the Elizabeth line, had been due to open this month. The rescue plan - the third this...

yesterday, 13:57 in Regional
 
Climate change and the UK: Five good and bad things

Climate change and the UK: Five good and bad things

With UN climate talks underway in Poland, pressure is on for nations to cut carbon emissions fast. The UK says it’s a leader in climate change – but is it? Here's a list of the good and bad in terms of the UK's climate change record - depending on...

yesterday, 13:57 in Regional
 
China's new games censors take tough stance

China's new games censors take tough stance

A panel of censors set up to vet mobile video games in China has signalled it will be hard to please. State media reports that of the first 20 titles it assessed, nine were refused permission to go on sale. The Xinhua news agency added that developers...

yesterday, 13:56 in Science &Technology
 
Darnall crash: Man admits killing four people in smash

Darnall crash: Man admits killing four people in smash

A man has admitted killing four people, including a toddler, in a crash while being pursued by police. Elliott Bower, 18, was driving a Volkswagen Golf when it smashed into another car in Sheffield last month. Adnan Ashraf Jarral, 35, his 16-month-old...

yesterday, 13:32 in Regional
 
Facebook's hidden battle against ad-blockers

Facebook's hidden battle against ad-blockers

The methods Facebook uses to thwart ad-blocking technology have been criticised by web developers. The social network injects dozens of lines of code in every page to make it harder for ad blockers to detect and hide sponsored posts. But that makes...

yesterday, 13:25 in Science &Technology
 
Elon Musk has 'no respect' for US regulator

Elon Musk has 'no respect' for US regulator

Elon Musk says he has "no respect" for the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) financial regulator. He made the comment in an interview with news channel CBS, in which he also talked about his controversial behaviour on Twitter. In...

yesterday, 13:25 in Science &Technology
 
Brexit anxiety sends pound to 18-month low

Brexit anxiety sends pound to 18-month low

The pound has fallen to an 18-month low against the dollar amid mounting uncertainty about the terms of the UK's exit from the EU. After reports that Theresa May is delaying Tuesday's vote on her Brexit deal, the pound fell to $1.2656, its lowest...

yesterday, 13:24 in Business
 
Egypt investigates 'pyramid nude photo shoot'

Egypt investigates 'pyramid nude photo shoot'

Egypt is investigating a video which appears to show a Danish couple scaling the Great Pyramid and posing naked. The alleged incident has sparked outrage in the conservative Muslim country. Prosecutors will explore whether the video is real, and if so...

yesterday, 12:43 in World News
 


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