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Newly discovered photographs reveal family life of the Romanovs

A sleigh ride in the snow, a hunting trip, a family outing on the lake dressed in cool white outfits with wide-brimmed hats: they look like the snaps of a carefree young family of the early 20th century, whose prosperous lives stretch out ahead of them.<p>In fact, these are intimate moments of the …

Albums

Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino leaves it late to sink PSG in five-goal cracker

It was the second minute of stoppage time when the ball left Roberto Firmino’s foot, when Jürgen Klopp set off on his victory run amid a crescendo of noise inside Anfield. And in that moment, even though these are only the early stages of the Champions League, perhaps we learned some more about …

UEFA Champions League

£100m twins from south London created cryptocurrency in mum's kitchen

Identical twins who grew up in a tough south London neighbourhood became multi-millionaires by designing one of the world’s leading cryptocurrencies …

50 Cent

N'Golo Kante Accepts Dinner Invite From Fan, They Eat Curry, Watch Match Of The Day And Play FIFA

<b>Is N'Golo Kanté the nicest man in football? Yes. Is he the most humble man in history? The answer would probably be yes as well.</b><p>It's no surprise that …

Cardiff City FC

UBS 'rogue trader' in last-ditch attempt to avoid deportation

Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS banker jailed for the UK’s biggest ever fraud, will on Monday file for a judicial review of the decision to deport him to Ghana, in a last-ditch attempt to stop his “banishment” from the UK, where he has lived since he was 12.<p>Adoboli, 38, who was found guilty in 2012 …

Swiss Bank

'It takes so long': delays in resolving Windrush cases criticised

Four months after they first raised their situation with the Home Office, two Windrush citizens are still waiting for essentials including residence cards, suitable accommodation and the right to open a bank account.<p>The Home Office says the process should ordinarily take up to two weeks. But there …

Windrush

5 Tips for Making Insulin and Glucose Timing Decisions

Here’s a scenario people with diabetes who are insulin-dependent face every day:<p>You’ve just eaten. You’ve taken your insulin. What will happen …

Diabetes

The uplifting video of a North Wales dad and his kids that's taken the internet by storm

A dad and his two children have been left stunned after a light hearted video of them singing went viral.<p>Huw Williams, 45, and his two children …

North Wales

Serena Williams again bears brunt of double standards in tennis | Anna Kessel

If we could examine Serena Williams’s on-court behaviour at the US Open final in isolation, as a response to one individual umpiring call, this would be a very short discussion. Verbally abusing an official in sport is never OK, it is easy to agree on that.<p>Most also agree that the offences were …

Tennis

Lee Child on Birmingham: ‘The pollution was insane. Rivers would catch fire’

There were downsides. Pollution was insane. Rivers would catch fire<p>I was conceived in Leicester, born in Coventry, and moved to Birmingham when I was four, in 1959. I lived there until I left for university at 18. Those were my formative years, both in a sense of day-to-day experience, and in an …

Books

How to inCrease your Internet SPEED by Changing your "Router's ChaNNel" - Free Easy Step

Routers

Thanks Zaha, but female footballers really need a proper funding system | Chris Paouros

Women can now, finally, earn a living playing football. The England and Scotland women’s teams have just qualified for the World Cup and, having finished third in the 2015 World Cup, the England women’s team is the most successful senior national team since 1966. Women’s football is the fastest …

West Ham United

The hypocrisy of the Nike outrage

<b>(CNN) —</b> Conservative talk radio host Ben Ferguson has tweeted and retweeted a handful of rebukes of Nike for choosing to use Colin Kaepernick in its latest "Just Do It" campaign. The ad features a headshot of the former NFL quarterback with the words: "Believe in something. Even if it means …

University of Chicago

China’s lost little emperors... how the ‘one-child policy’ will haunt the country for decades| Mei Fong

​China’s ‘little emperor' singleton children shoulder the burden of an ageing society<p>New rules restricting abortions in Jiangxi province raised fears that women’s reproductive rights could be eroded<p>Endings matter. They herald a reckoning, something that doesn’t come about very often in a place like …

China

Prisoner strike exposes an age old American reliance on forced labor

Prisoners in 17 states and several Canadian provinces are on strike in protest of prison labor conditions.<p>Their demonstrations are compelling …

Forced Labor

Revealed: The secret London Tube map used by TfL employees

A secret London Underground map used exclusively by Tube workers has been uncovered.<p>Transport for London's PAYG Map (Pay As You Go map) details all …

England

Long Binh Jail was a prison for American soldiers on the outskirts of Saigon with notoriously harsh conditions. In 1968, a group of black inmates were fed up with their treatment and the war.

Jimmie Childress had been sitting in a Kansas City jail for two months, waiting to be tried for transporting stolen property across state lines. It …

African-American News

Why Your Router Has Two Wifi Channels and How They Work

Few devices are as essential to the smooth running of a modern-day digital household than a wireless router, so it’s strange that this black box is …

Wi-Fi

‘Digital shackles’: the unexpected cruelty of ankle monitors

It pretends to be an alternative but it’s actually a form of incarceration James Kilgore, Challenging E-Carceration<p>It’s hard to imagine wearing it for 30 more years. It’s depressing to have that much of my life monitored Sarah Pickard<p>Every day at about 5pm, 60-year-old Willard Birts has to find a …

Alameda County

Whatever happened to.... Ravel Morrison

Every second Thursday we'll be dedicating a throwback to a footballer who has faded into obscurity, we'll include cult heroes, expensive flops and …

Students teach kids how to manage Type 1 diabetes at Camp Conrad Chinnock

This summer — and every summer since 2013 — students from Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy dedicated several days of their summer break …

Tyson, Trump and Mitch “Blood” Green: The Craziest Street Fight in U.S. History Was 30 Years Ago Today

Mitch Green had a bone to pick with Tyson, but it was Iron Mike who broke a hand during their Harlem brawl.<p>Most Americans probably think the most …

Prison labor is modern slavery. I've been sent to solitary for speaking out | Kevin Rashid Johnson

Under the 13th amendment slavery was not abolished, it was merely reformed<p>This week, a nationwide strike was launched across US prisons that has the potential to become the largest protest of incarcerated men and women in the history of this country.<p>It’s a move that is of personal interest to me, …

Death Row

'Passing for white': how a taboo film genre is being revived to expose racial privilege

Hollywood once loved films about passing. The genre was popular in the 1940s and 50s, when segregation was rife and the “one-drop rule” – which deemed anybody with even a trace of African ancestry to be black – prevailed. Box-office hits included Elia Kazan’s Pinky (1949) and George Sidney’s …

African-American News

Tony Adams: ‘I put down alcohol. But I couldn’t put down fish and chips’

<b>I</b> <b>regret my own parents not teaching</b> me to cook. Thank god for my wife, a fantastic cook. Her name was Poppy Teacher [a member of the whisky family] when I met her, when I’d given up drink and self-medication. I encountered a loving family, very knowledgeable of the bad effects of alcohol, but I can …

House of Fraser owed creditors close to £1bn when it collapsed

House of Fraser had debts of close to £1bn when it collapsed, with more than half owed to suppliers ranging from Polo Ralph Lauren and Mulberry to Liam Gallagher’s Pretty Green fashion label.<p>The department store hasclosed down its website, cancelled orders and reimbursed customers after a dispute …

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

Documentaries

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne could miss three months with injury

Manchester City fear Kevin De Bruyne could be sidelined for up to three months after the midfielder sustained a knee injury in training on Wednesday morning.<p>The Belgium international was immediately sent for tests on suspected ligament damage but later appeared with his teammates in Manchester at …

Soccer

Kelechi Okafor: 'I'm not hiding my white boyfriend'

<b>Actress and dancer Kelechi Okafor has built a large online following talking about issues affecting black British women. But recently, she has been under attack on social media for having a white fiance - which some have accused her of hiding.</b><p>A while ago I thought, why does it seem that most …

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The development of foreign colonies<p>Coastal regions<p>West Africa was left impoverished by its relationship with Europe. At the same time the economic development and wealth of Europe and the European colonies in the New World grew.<p>The transatlantic trade also created the conditions for the subsequent …

West Africa