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A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers

Paris<p>When you walk into École 42, a teacher-less coding school in Paris, a few things leap out at you: a killer collection of provocative street art, including an illustrated condom machine at the front desk; iMacs as far as the eye can see; and a palpable buzz from the roughly 1,000 students …

Swimming Pools

Swedish towns told to 'make preparations regarding the threat of war and conflict' with Russia

Sweden’s towns and villages have been ordered to make preparations for a possible military attack in the latest sign of the country’s growing anxiety at its newly belligerent Russian neighbour.<p>The country’s Civil Contingency Agency (MSB) last week sent a letter to local authorities across the …

New 'skyscraper' chip could make computers 1,000 times faster

Stacked piles of new carbon nanotube chips could replace silicon<p>The "silicon" in Silicon Valley may soon be replaced - researchers have invented a new material that could be 1,000 times more efficient, and replace the chips in all our electronics.<p>This would mean complex datasets could be crunched …

Google: We have proof that our quantum computer really works

Google announced a breakthrough in the field of quantum computing Wednesday. The company thinks it's found a quantum algorithm that solves problems 100 million times faster than conventional processes. If confirmed, this discovery could not only lead to iRobot-style artificial intelligence but also …

Quantum Computing

New Zealand rugby legend, Jonah Lomu, dies aged 40

All Blacks great, Jonah Lomu, has died in Auckland, aged 40. The New Zealander had suffered from a rare kidney disease since 1995.<p>The New Zealand …

The future is here: mass-market hydrogen cars take to Britain's roads

The first mass production hydrogen cars, billed for more than a decade as a clean alternative to petrol and diesel vehicles but only glimpsed as concepts at automotive trade shows, have arrived on British roads.<p>The most abundant element in the universe has added allure for carmakers in the wake of …

Energy

Mario Balotelli faces FA investigation over 'racist and anti-Semitic' Instagram post

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli posts image about gaming character Super Mario who 'jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a Jew'<p><b>Mario Balotelli</b>, the Liverpool striker, faces a Football Association investigation and possible five-match ban for an inflammatory social media message that has …

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South Africa: Jean de Villiers faces World Cup fitness battle

<b>South Africa captain Jean de Villiers needs reconstructive knee surgery and faces a race against time to be fit for next year's World Cup.</b><p>The 33-year-old centre twisted his knee, dislocated his knee cap and damaged ligaments in the 12-6 defeat by Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.<p>Springboks medical …

Wales autumn internationals: The autumn world XV who stood out from the crowd this November

We've looked at how the various countries have fared this autumn , now it’s time to turn to the individuals.<p>Which players have really shone over the …

Dan Biggar

Australia, England, Wales, Ireland and South Africa closing on All Blacks ahead of the World Cup

Australia, England, Wales, Ireland and South Africa will believe they can overhaul New Zealand<p>The month-long fest of Test rugby began with <b>New Zealand</b> appearing at Soldier’s Field in Chicago, an aptly named venue as the All Blacks are going to find themselves under constant fire between now and the …

World Rugby