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Photographer wins 'monkey selfie' legal fight

September 12, 2017 12:55 am0 comments
Photographer wins 'monkey selfie' legal fight

A photographer has won a two-year legal fight against an animal rights group over a “monkey selfie” photograph. Naruto the macaque monkey took the image in the Indonesian jungle in 2011 when it picked up a camera owned by David Slater from Monmouthshire. US judges had said copyright protection could […]

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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Raucous weigh-in completes fight build-up

August 25, 2017 9:28 pm4 comments
Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Raucous weigh-in completes fight build-up

Media playback is not supported on this device Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor Date: Saturday, 26 August (local) Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website and app from 04:00 BST (Sunday); text updates online from 22:00 BST (Saturday) Fight replay: 06:00-10:00 […]

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Wladimir Klitschko retires and will not fight Anthony Joshua in rematch

August 3, 2017 8:46 am0 comments
Wladimir Klitschko retires and will not fight Anthony Joshua in rematch

Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from boxing – ruling out a rematch with Britain’s Anthony Joshua. The Ukrainian, 41, was knocked out in the 11th round by current champion Joshua at Wembley Stadium in April. Joshua, 27, had hoped Klitschko would sign his rematch clause for a […]

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Charlie Gard parents end legal fight for 'beautiful' baby

July 24, 2017 1:46 pm0 comments
Charlie Gard parents end legal fight for 'beautiful' baby

Media playback is unsupported on your device The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard have ended their legal challenge to take him to the US for experimental treatment. A lawyer representing Chris Gard and Connie Yates told the High Court “time had run out” for the baby. Mr Gard […]

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Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech

June 23, 2017 5:24 am0 comments
Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech

Facebook is launching a UK initiative to train and fund local organisations to combat extremism and hate speech. It comes a week after the social network announced steps of its own to remove terrorist-related content from its site. The UK Online Civil Courage Initiative’s initial partners include Imams Online and […]

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Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

May 30, 2017 5:24 am0 comments
Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

US scientists have re-engineered a vital antibiotic in a bid to wipe out one of the world’s most threatening superbugs. Their new version of vancomycin is designed to be ultra-tough and appears to be a thousand times more potent than the old drug, PNAS journal reports. It fights bacteria in […]

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Charlie Gard's parents fight for Supreme Court hearing

May 27, 2017 6:51 am0 comments
Charlie Gard's parents fight for Supreme Court hearing

The parents of ill baby Charlie Gard who want to take their son to the US for treatment are bidding to take their case to the Supreme Court. Chris Gard and Connie Yates failed in their appeal against a High Court ruling that the eight-month-old should be moved to palliative […]

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Emmanuel Macron: French president-elect to fight 'forces of division'

May 8, 2017 4:24 am0 comments
Emmanuel Macron: French president-elect to fight 'forces of division'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Emmanuel Macron has vowed to fight “the forces of division that undermine France” after easily winning the run-off election for the French presidency. The centrist candidate, 39, defeated the far right’s Marine Le Pen, winning 66.1% of the vote to her 33.9%. Acknowledging […]

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AMD’s RX 580 reviewed: AMD takes the fight to the GTX 1060, with mixed results

April 18, 2017 2:17 pm0 comments
AMD’s RX 580 reviewed: AMD takes the fight to the GTX 1060, with mixed results

Today, AMD is prepping a new GPU lineup based on a refresh of its Polaris (aka GCN 1.4, aka 4th-generation GCN) architecture. We’ll cover the other announcements, like the RX 550, RX 560, and RX 570 in a separate post. In this review, we’re diving into the RX 580 and […]

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UK funding increased to fight neglected tropical diseases

April 16, 2017 3:32 am0 comments
UK funding increased to fight neglected tropical diseases

The UK government is investing an extra £200m in programmes to fight neglected tropical diseases, which affect more than a billion people in the world’s poorest countries. Without treatment, river blindness, guinea-worm and trachoma can disable children and stop adults working. The funding will go towards the distribution of tablets […]

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