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Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December

January 17, 2018 7:54 pm0 comments
Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December

Bitcoin has traded below $ 10,000 for the first time since early December. The value of one bitcoin fell to $ 9,958 (£7,222) before making a slight recovery, according to a price index run by the news site Coindesk. However, it later fell again dipping just below $ 9,200. That […]

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First Dates Fred: More than a maitre d'

January 5, 2018 2:05 pm0 comments
First Dates Fred: More than a maitre d'

Meet Fred Sirieix, known to many as just Fred. In real life, he’s the French restaurant boss at London’s Park Lane Hilton hotel. But to TV viewers, he’s the charming maitre d’ of Channel 4’s First Dates eatery. The match-making show sees singletons venture into the Paternoster Chop House in […]

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UK car sales see first drop for six years

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UK car sales see first drop for six years

New car sales fell for the first time in six years last year, with demand for diesel cars plunging by almost a fifth. In total, there were about 2.5 million cars registered, according to industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The figure was down 5.7% from […]

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Coronation Street's first barmaid Doreen Keogh dies at 91

January 3, 2018 3:16 am0 comments
Coronation Street's first barmaid Doreen Keogh dies at 91

Actress Doreen Keogh, who played the first Coronation Street barmaid, has died aged 91. Keogh pulled Rovers Returns’ first pints as Concepta Riley, starring in the soap in the 1960s and 70s. The Irish star also had recurring roles in Cold Feet, Father Ted and the Royle Family. ITV Studios’ […]

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Jodie Whittaker makes first appearance as Doctor Who

December 25, 2017 7:29 pm0 comments
Jodie Whittaker makes first appearance as Doctor Who

Media playback is unsupported on your device Jodie Whittaker has made her debut as the first female Time Lord in the Christmas special of Doctor Who. Given the role in July, the new Doctor succeeds Peter Capaldi to become the 13th Time Lord. The 35-year-old Broadchurch star said she was […]

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Magic Leap Takes the Covers Off Its First Mixed Reality Headset

December 20, 2017 9:52 pm0 comments
Magic Leap Takes the Covers Off Its First Mixed Reality Headset

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. No VR startup other than Oculus has been better funded or more talked about than Magic Leap. Promising to essentially reinvent computing and entertainment, it has attracted over $ 1 billion in funding from marquee […]

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Facebook grilled on Britain First page by MPs

December 19, 2017 10:38 am0 comments
Facebook grilled on Britain First page by MPs

Facebook has said it is reviewing the future of Britain First’s profile page, following the removal of its leaders’ pages from Twitter. The social network said it was “very cautious” about removing political speech. The details emerged as the Home Affairs Committee grilled Facebook, Google and Twitter on what they […]

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Twitter suspends Britain First leaders

December 18, 2017 11:15 am0 comments
Twitter suspends Britain First leaders

Twitter has suspended the accounts of two leaders of a British far-right group shortly after revising its rules on hate speech. Paul Golding, Britain First’s leader, and Jayda Fransen, his deputy, can no longer tweet and their past posts no longer appear. The organisation’s official Twitter page has suffered the […]

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First UK civil claim against Harvey Weinstein

November 27, 2017 9:39 am0 comments
First UK civil claim against Harvey Weinstein

The first UK civil claim against Harvey Weinstein has been issued in the High Court. A woman, who worked in the film industry and wishes to remain anonymous, is alleging a series of sexual assaults by the film producer. The claim, which was lodged by personal injury lawyer Jill Greenfield […]

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Australia seal 10-wicket win in first Ashes Test

November 26, 2017 9:56 pm0 comments
Australia seal 10-wicket win in first Ashes Test

First Ashes Test, Gabba, Brisbane (day five of five) England 302 & 195: Root 51, Hazlewood 3-46, Starc 3-51 Australia 328 & 173-0: Warner 87*, Bancroft 82* Australia won by 10 wickets; go 1-0 up in series Scorecard Australia completed a 10-wicket victory over England in the first Ashes Test […]

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