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BBC to remove education details from CVs in a bid to employ fewer privileged staff

The BBC is redacting details of job applicants’ university and school education from their CVs amid concern too many of its staff are from a …

The King of Saudi Arabia takes 1,000 underlings on his $100m summer holiday

King Salman will take over 1,000 ministers, relatives and security staff to his summer palace in Morocco.<p>The bill for the king of Saudi Arabia's …

Neymar Blasts Barcelona Board, Claims Club 'Deserve Much Better'

As reported by ESPN, in his post-match interview after PSG's victory over Toulouse, Neymar suggested that Barcelona's board is failing and that the …

Child treated for HIV at birth is healthy nine years on without further treatment

Researchers say case of child infected at birth but no longer displaying symptoms may spare others long-term therapy<p>A child who was infected with HIV at birth and given a short course of treatment has remained healthy for the last nine years without further drugs, according to scientists at a …

HIV

Here's How to Actually Leave the Barber Happy

No haircut regrets for the wise.<p>Nothing spells regret like walking out of your barber shop with a poor cut—and that disappointing visit can mean weeks of bad hair days. But just because you're not chopping your own locks doesn't mean you can't maximize your chances of getting a quality cut. You can …

Jeremy Corbyn gives EU's chief negotiator an Arsenal shirt

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier an Arsenal shirt on a visit to the EU in Brussels.<p>Mr Corbyn and shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer were meeting Michel Barnier for the first time, though the EU official stressed he will negotiate only with the UK …

The freaky Pixar theory that could blow your mind

Juventus star Paulo Dybala beats ridiculous TWENTY man wall on goal line to score amazing free-kick

It was quite the season for Juventus star Paulo Dybala .<p>The 23-year-old helped his side win a Serie A and Coppa Italia double and reach the Champions …

Ikea to create 1,300 UK jobs in three new stores

Swedish flatpack furniture company says its British workforce will rise to 11,700 as it proceeds with expansion plans<p>Ikea will add 1,300 more jobs in the UK by the end of next year as it opens stores in Sheffield, Exeter and Greenwich, south London. The flatpack furniture chain said the new roles …

Volcano appears to be erupting into the Milky Way in this stunning photo

Dutch photographer Albert Dros, 31, visited Guatemala earlier this year where, after careful planning, he captured this stunning photo of the Fuego Volcano in mid eruption.<p>Rather than just capturing the volcano erupting, Albert wanted to align the eruption with the Milky Way - and to capture his …

This is what Pangea would look like with our current international borders

240 million years ago, Earth did not have seven continents (or eight if you count Zealandia), but one supercontinent called Pangea, which was …

SpaceX is launching a spy satellite for the US government

Elon Musk got his first taste of what goes into a top-secret space mission back in 2006, when his company SpaceX was experimenting with a new rocket at a US Air Force base. For fear that the space startup’s work would disturb efforts by competitors Boeing and Lockheed Martin to launch a secret …

Justice League: New trailer brings new age of heroes

By now you’ve all seen the teaser trailers that mix quick glimpses of footage from the first <i>Justice League</i> trailer with snippets of new scenes from …

Why Earth’s magnetic poles could be about to swap places — and how it could affect us

The Earth's magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field — protecting life from harmful solar radiation by deflecting charged particles away. Far from being constant, this field is continuously changing. Indeed, our planet's history includes at least several hundred global …

Earth Science

Boris Johnson rebuked over Saudi Arabia criticism

<b>London (CNN) —</b> UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was rebuked Thursday over comments that criticized ally Saudi Arabia as "puppeteering and playing proxy wars."<p>A spokeswoman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said Johnson did not reflect the government's position on Saudi Arabia when he made …

Brown appointed McLaren executive director

LONDON (Reuters) - American marketing executive Zak Brown, who has brought numerous top sponsors into Formula One motor racing, has been appointed executive director of the McLaren Technology Group.<p>A McLaren logo is seen on a car in Monaco September 30, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard<p>Brown, former head …

Investigatory Powers Bill: ‘Snoopers Charter 2’ to pass into law, giving Government sweeping spying powers

The House of Lords has passed the Investigatory Powers Bill, putting the huge spying powers on their way to becoming law within weeks. The bill – …

Jaguar Land Rover says half of its new cars will have electric option by 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Half of all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be available in an electric version by the end of the decade, Britain’s biggest carmaker said on Wednesday, after showcasing its first electric car this week.<p>The electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV is unveiled before the Los Angeles …

Britain's greatest driving road – in a Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge

Propped against a rusty gate post, half sunk in a peat bog, the sign read, “Budget bothy, NC500”. A bored sheep rubbed itself against the paintwork, looked at the idling Rolls-Royce and bleated balefully.<p>Given that bothies, the basic shelter beloved of hikers, are normally pretty budget, I wanted …

Apple in Talks to Buy British Carmaker McLaren

The technology giant is reportedly considering an acquisition of the luxury car company.<p>Apple is considering buying British automotive manufacturer McLaren, and is currently in talks with the company, according to a new report from Matthew Garrahan and Tim Bradshaw at the Financial Times.<p>Apple is …

Barcelona Transfer News: Latest on Jasper Cillessen and Munir El Haddadi Rumours

Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has reportedly asked the club for permission to join Barcelona "immediately."<p>That's according to <i>Sport</i>'s Lluis Miguelsanz, who adds that the feeling is mutual as "Barcelona want Cillessen to take his medical as soon as possible."<p>The Dutchman will replace Claudio …

Aston Martin unveils its F1-inspired 'hypercar' AM-RB 001

Aston Martin is building a 'hypercar' in an attempt to bring F1 technology to everyday road cars.<p>The automotive company has teamed up with Red Bull …

Red Bull Racing

Flat out: McLaren boss Mike Flewitt on driving into the future

“I don’t have average days, I have great days,” says Mike Flewitt, chief executive of sports car manufacturer McLaren Automotive.<p>He’s speaking in the company’s futuristic headquarters in Woking - a Bond villain’s lair if ever there was one, with its glass gantries and “boulevard” displaying …

The best ice cream in London

Check out our sticky-fingered guide to the best cold stuff in the capital. We've put together a list of top-notch ice-cream parlours serving …