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Christian Schwochow on writing sex scenes with his mother: 'It can be tricky'

The director talks about the unusual film-making partnership that has now produced their fourth film, West, modelled on the family’s escape from communist East Germany<p>“Sex for me is like eating cake,” says one of the characters in Christian Schwochow’s second feature film, Cracks in the Shell. “I …

Living Rooms

Nasa test out engine for world's most powerful rocket

Nasa has completed a test of an RS-25 engine, which will power the Space Launch System to make it the most powerful rocket ever built<p>Nasa calls it the Clark Kent of rocket engines because of its commonplace exterior yet ferocious power, and it hopes that one day the RS-25 engine will power its <b>Space</b> …

Space Exploration

Manchester United could regret releasing Tom Thorpe after Paul Pogba mistake says Danny Higginbotham

Manchester United have been warned they could yet live to regret the departure of Tom Thorpe despite his limited impact during six years at the …

The Moonraker: The Nokia-built smartwatch that never was

Once upon a time, another company was dreaming up smartwatch ideas, only to have Microsoft dash its plans, according to a new report.<p>Images of an unannounced smartwatch were discovered on Friday by tech-leak-finder and technology journalist Evan Blass. The images, which were on a Tumblr blog …

Wearable Tech

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UK's credit rating downgraded to 'negative' by S&P on EU referendum risk

A second major ratings agency has warned that Brexit could harm the UK's economy<p>The UK is in danger of losing its gold-plated triple A grade, leading ratings agency Standard & Poor's has warned.<p>It has downgraded its outlook on the UK's sovereign rating to "negative". It is the only one of the big …