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Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe makes first public appearance

November 17, 2017 2:45 am0 comments
Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe makes first public appearance

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the country’s army took over on Wednesday. He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare. Mr Mugabe had been under house arrest for days. The army made its move after a power struggle over his successor. The military […]

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First gene-editing in human body attempt

November 16, 2017 3:17 am0 comments
First gene-editing in human body attempt

Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California. Brian Madeux, 44 from Arizona, was given the experimental treatment to try to correct a defect in his DNA that causes Hunter’s syndrome. Mr Madeux says he was prepared to take part in […]

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'Sorry' Buffon ends Italy career in tears as his side miss first World Cup since 1958

November 13, 2017 4:33 pm0 comments
'Sorry' Buffon ends Italy career in tears as his side miss first World Cup since 1958

A tearful Gianluigi Buffon said he was “sorry for all of Italian football” as he led a wave of international retirements after a World Cup play-off defeat by Sweden. Italy were held to a 0-0 draw in Milan and failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time […]

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The club where The Who first rocked

November 11, 2017 5:30 pm0 comments
The club where The Who first rocked

It’s decades since the Ealing Club closed. With a capacity of 200 it had never made huge amounts of money. But the new film documentary Suburban Steps to Rockland recalls the club’s remarkable role in Britain’s booming R&B scene of the 1960s. The Rolling Stones, The Who and The Animals […]

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Doctor Who: First look at Jodie Whittaker in character

November 9, 2017 6:42 am0 comments
Doctor Who: First look at Jodie Whittaker in character

The first official photo of Jodie Whittaker as she will appear in Doctor Who has been released. She is seen in teal cropped culottes with yellow braces, as well as a striped jumper and long trench coat. The Broadchurch and Trust Me star has begun filming as the 13th Time […]

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'Iron man' flight sets first world record

November 8, 2017 7:01 pm0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Richard Browning crossed a lake in Reading at more than 30mph. BBC News – Technology

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Ubisoft’s Microtransaction Revenue Just Beat Digital Sales for the First Time

7:10 am0 comments
Ubisoft’s Microtransaction Revenue Just Beat Digital Sales for the First Time

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microtransactions have been hotly debated since they began debuting in mobile games almost ten years ago. While they’d been used sporadically in various games for years, the rise of mobile games and their extremely low-to-free […]

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UK interest rates rise for first time in 10 years

November 2, 2017 11:07 am0 comments
UK interest rates rise for first time in 10 years

Media playback is unsupported on your device For the first time in more than 10 years, the Bank of England has raised interest rates. The official bank rate has been lifted from 0.25% to 0.5%, the first increase since July 2007. It is likely to rise twice more over the […]

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Disney Channel makes history with first gay storyline

October 26, 2017 2:36 pm0 comments
Disney Channel makes history with first gay storyline

The Disney Channel is introducing a gay storyline for the first time in its show Andi Mack. The channel is to set to make history when its season two premiere airs on Friday in the US. It will see best friends Andi (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) and Cyrus (Joshua Rush) both […]

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England lose to late France goal in Marley's first game – report & highlights

October 20, 2017 5:32 pm0 comments
England lose to late France goal in Marley's first game - report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device England ended a tumultuous week for the women’s game with a 1-0 friendly defeat against 2019 World Cup hosts France. The match – England’s first under interim coach Mo Marley – was a cagey affair with few clear-cut chances before Viviane Asseyi […]

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