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Stephen Hawking's last scientific study published, showing professor grappled with mystery of black holes right up until his death...
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The research attempts to deal with a paradox that occupied the scientist's mind throughout his career
By peterb on 2018-10-11 17:17 UTC
Mysterious smell across London probably came from Europe, expert says...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/UK/, /contrib/Europe/
Analysis suggests stench was something carried to London on the wind from Austria or Germany, but no one knows precisely what chemical caused a stench that was like 'chlorine meets TCP/Dettol meets battery acid'
By peterb on 2018-10-11 17:17 UTC
Macedonia referendum: Polls close name change vote...
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The referendum on renaming the country North Macedonia could lead to Nato and EU membership.
By peterb on 2018-09-30 20:35 UTC
Tory divisions laid bare as MP publicly calls for Brexiteer to challenge pro-EU colleague for her parliamentary seat...
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Conservatives line up to condemn the prime minister's Chequers proposals
By peterb on 2018-09-30 20:27 UTC
Brits reject May's Brexit plan, some turn to Boris and far right - poll...
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Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to leave the European Union are overwhelmingly opposed by the British public and more than a third of voters would support a new right-wing political party committed to quitting the bloc, according to a new poll.
By peterb on 2018-07-22 11:50 UTC
Fans rage over Reading and Leeds Festival lineup...
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'Selling my ticket for 17p... cause that's all the line-up is worth!': Furious rock fans rush to sell their £220 Reading and Leeds festival passes after rap and grime stars top the bill. While another person simply wrote: 'Music is officially DEAD. A festival like Reading and Leeds so well known
By peterb on 2018-02-14 06:46 UTC
12 million boxes of baby milk in 83 countries recalled over salmonella...
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A salmonella scare at a French dairy giant has led to a recall of 12 million boxes of baby milk products across 83 countries. The company Lactalis first recalled products...
By peterb on 2018-01-14 20:57 UTC
Detective in Madeleine McCann case killed...
A PRIVATE detective hired by Kate and Gerry McCann to find their missing daughter Madeleine has died after apparently falling over at a mansion. Police say they are treating the death of 56-year-old Kevin Halligen as unexplained .
By peterb on 2018-01-14 20:50 UTC
Dark Matter season 4 fade; what's next for canceled series?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/entertainment/
“All good things must come to an end – some much sooner than expected. Sadly, such is the case for
'Dark Matter'. Despite word of the cancellation by syfy, fandom rose up and gave us new hope. We sought to buck the odds and find our little show a new home. But unfortunately, I just learned that our
By peterb on 2017-09-28 07:12 UTC
'Dark Matter' News: Series Creator Reveals Reason Behind Cancellation...
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After Syfy confirmed that "Dark Matter" would no longer be renewed for another season, series creator Joseph Mallozzi revealed a few days ago what he thought was the reason behind this cancellation. According to him, the decision had a lot to do w
By peterb on 2017-09-28 07:04 UTC
The Guardian view on universal basic income: tax data giants to pay for it...
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Editorial: Hillary Clinton should have thrown caution to the wind and backed yearly payments to US citizens. These couldve been dividends from a fund financed by levying duties on tech giants that profit from a collective loss of privacy
By peterb on 2017-09-19 05:20 UTC
UK terror threat level raised to critical, meaning an attack is imminent, Prime Ministersays...
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The UK terror threat level has been raised from severe to critical, the highest possible level, meaning an attack is expected imminently.
By peterb on 2017-09-16 05:37 UTC
Big brands shun straight, white Britain in their adverts...
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Advertisers are so worried about being accused of racism or homophobia they are shying away from using images of white people and straight couples. Marketing departments are even putting diversity...
By peterb on 2017-08-26 14:32 UTC
Police chief suggests non-English speaking victims of crime will be given priority with white middle class men at the bottom of the list...
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Craig Mackey, deputy commissioner for the force, said the Met could decide who receives a face to face visit from the police depending how 'vulnerable' they are.
By peterb on 2017-08-26 14:29 UTC
'I'm terrified': White nationalist Christopher Cantwell cries in video about Charlottesville protest...
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A white nationalist who was featured in a Vice News documentary about the "Unite the Right" Charlottesville marchers at the weekend has posted a video in which he tearfully complains about his current plight.
By peterb on 2017-08-17 04:43 UTC
Elderly neglected by NHS because loved ones won't complain ...
Elderly patients are being failed by hospitals as their relatives are too scared to complain, with a report revealing that more than two-thirds of those who complain claiming it made no difference to care.
By peterb on 2017-08-17 04:39 UTC
Migrant figures hit record high 2.37m working in the UK...
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A RECORD 2.37 million EU migrants are working in Britain, it has been revealed.
By peterb on 2017-08-17 04:37 UTC
Rare drug-resistant fungus found in 200 patients in 55 UK hospitals...
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PHE officials say a rare fungus, Candida auris, that can cause drug-resistant infections has been found in around 200 patients in over 55 hospitals across Britain
By peterb on 2017-08-17 04:36 UTC
Healthy drinking app for uni students likened to nagging cyber-parent...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/UK/
Victorian governments $300,000 app aims to curb binge drinking with texts but student says most will ignore reminders
By peterb on 2017-07-12 05:56 UTC
Cash no longer king as contactless payments soar in UK stores...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/UK/
Landmark moment as cards now account for more than half of all purchases, according to British Retail Consortium
By peterb on 2017-07-12 05:55 UTC

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