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Old Vic reveals 20 Kevin Spacey allegations

November 16, 2017 3:12 pm0 comments
Old Vic reveals 20 Kevin Spacey allegations

The Old Vic theatre says it has received 20 personal testimonies of alleged inappropriate behaviour by Kevin Spacey, who was its artistic director between 2004 and 2015. Those affected said they “felt unable to raise concerns”, and he “operated without sufficient accountability”. The London theatre said it “truly apologises” for […]

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Prue Leith accidentally reveals Bake Off winner

October 31, 2017 12:17 pm0 comments
Prue Leith accidentally reveals Bake Off winner

Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith has accidentally revealed the show’s winner, hours before the finale is due to air. She announced the name of a winner in a tweet, after saying how “emotional” judging the final had been. The tweet was hastily deleted, but not before many people […]

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Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals breast cancer diagnosis

September 28, 2017 4:34 pm0 comments
Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the award-winning star of US TV comedy series Veep, has announced she has breast cancer, in a message posted on social media. “1 in 8 women get breast cancer,” she wrote. “Today I’m the one.” “The good news”, she added, was she had a “glorious group” of family […]

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Nick Clegg reveals son's cancer diagnosis

September 13, 2017 12:09 pm0 comments
Nick Clegg reveals son's cancer diagnosis

Media playback is unsupported on your device Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and his wife, Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, have spoken for the first time about their son’s treatment for cancer. Antonio, now 15, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma last September. After treatment at University College Hospital in London, including […]

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Apple reveals 'leap forward' iPhone X

September 12, 2017 12:42 pm0 comments
Apple reveals 'leap forward' iPhone X

Apple has revealed a high-end smartphone with an “edge-to-edge” screen that has no physical home button. The iPhone X – which is referred to as “ten” – uses a facial recognition system to recognise its owner rather than a fingerprint-based one. Apple said FaceID could work in the dark by […]

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US firm reveals gun-toting drone that can fire in mid-air

August 11, 2017 4:40 pm0 comments
US firm reveals gun-toting drone that can fire in mid-air

A US technology firm has developed a drone that is able to aim and fire at enemies while flying in mid-air. The Tikad drone, developed by Duke Robotics, is armed with a machine-gun and a grenade launcher. The gun can be fired only by remote control, and is designed to […]

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AMD Announces New Threadripper Core, Reveals Launch Date

July 31, 2017 9:57 pm0 comments
AMD Announces New Threadripper Core, Reveals Launch Date

AMD has been trickling information about Threadripper piece-by-piece over the last few months, ensuring that the topic stays fresh and keeps people interested. This weekend, the company finally released some significant details about Threadripper and its plans for the platform long-term. We’ve created a slideshow with some of the most […]

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Danger map reveals health threat zone

June 23, 2017 5:23 am0 comments
Danger map reveals health threat zone

South America is a hotbed of potential viruses that could be the next major threat to the world’s health, according to “danger maps”. The EcoHealth Alliance in New York looked at mammals, the viruses they harbour and how they come into contact with people. It revealed bats carry more potential […]

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Facebook reveals measures to remove terrorist content

June 15, 2017 9:06 pm0 comments
Facebook reveals measures to remove terrorist content

Facebook has announced details of steps it is taking to remove terrorist-related content. The move comes after growing pressure from governments for technology companies to do more to take down material such as terrorist propaganda. In a series of blog posts by senior figures and an interview with the BBC, […]

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Apple reveals HomePod smart speaker

June 5, 2017 2:17 pm0 comments
Apple reveals HomePod smart speaker

Apple has announced a voice-activated loudspeaker powered by its virtual assistant Siri. Like devices by Amazon and Google, Apple’s HomePod speaker can respond to questions and control smart home gadgets such as lights. Analysts say Apple has been slow to improve its Siri virtual assistant and launch a smart speaker, […]

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