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Iain Duncan Smith Told To Abandon 'Damaging' Cuts To Benefits For Disabled People

Iain Duncan Smith has been urged to abandon plans to cut a benefit which charities warn will push disabled people further into poverty.<p>Next week the …

UWE and ULaw students build on last year’s success to overturn 96% of DWP's ‘fit for work’ decisions

Law students 2 – 0 Iain Duncan Smith<p>Law student volunteers at Avon & Bristol Law Centre have beaten last year’s tremendous performance when they …

Alan Rickman, Harry Potter and Die Hard actor, dies aged 69

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1220000/1220152_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533551898_4119e3edac8e49e7cdf8dfb4ccf4fc5c<p><b>Actor Alan Rickman, known for films including Harry Potter, Die Hard and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, has died at the age of 69, his family has …

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David Bowie Dies After 18-Month Cancer Battle

Val Kilmer emerges with surprisingly touching David Bowie tribute

Val Kilmer - you know, the guy from <i>Top Gun</i>, <i>The Saint</i>, <i>Heat</i> etc - has come out as a massive David Bowie fan.<p>You might have expected him to be more of a …

Bowie, DiCaprio, Golden Globes

David Bowie dies aged 69; Leonardo DiCaprio, 'The Revenant and 'The Martian' big winners at Golden Globes; Jon Hamm and Lady Gaga also honored at awards. (Jan. 11) AP

David Bowie: A Tribute

For myself and millions of others of my age it was always about Bowie. And now, on the morning I have just learnt of his death, I know that for us it …

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'My best friend has died': The anguish of a Sussex artist whose fight with David Bowie changed the colour of his eyes

David Bowie's best friend from school has paid tribute to the pop star whose death was announced today.<p>Artist George Underwood, from Uckfield, had …

'He lived just down the road from us in a big mansion'

The 66-year-old told ITV's Loose Women she had no idea her ex-husband was ill and "collapsed in bed" when she heard of his death.<p>Fans mourning the …

David Bowie dies from cancer aged 69: tributes, memories and pictures

David Bowie died from cancer on January 10, aged 69. His representatives confirmed the news on Monday morning through his website and social media feeds. The world was shocked by the announcements, which read: "January 10 -David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a …

David Bowie dies of cancer at 69: 'He gave us magic for a lifetime'

David Bowie, the iconic rock star whose career spanned more than half a century and whose influence transcended music, fashion and sexuality, has died aged 69.<p>The singer’s death was confirmed in a Facebook post on his official page: “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after …

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Apple underestimated how many people were using its News app

Eddy Cue says 'we don't know what the right number is'<p>Apple News only launched last September, but the app might have more users than the company previously thought, Apple's Eddy Cue said yesterday — Apple has been underestimating the number of people who read stories on its Apple News app since …

Vimble gimbal makes your iPhone steady even when you’re not

Smartphone cameras have ome a long way since the paltry yet faithful 2MP shooters of old. But try as they might, there are still some things that …

Donald Trump praises Kim Jong-un for his firm hand with executed uncle

Days after North Korea's latest nuclear test, Republican front-runner says North Korean dictator "doesn't play games"<p>Donald Trump has praised the leadership style of North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-un, for the “amazing” way he murders political rivals.<p>During a Republican political rally in Iowa at …

Vitamin D Supplements Are Not Effective, And Could Be Dangerous, Studies Find

Don't waste your money.<p><i>This article was written by Tim Spector from King's College London and was originally published by The Conversation.</i><p>Everyone …

UK should prepare for use of drones in terrorist attacks, says thinktank

Power stations, summits and the PM’s car are all potential targets for unmanned aerial vehicles carrying explosives, says Remote Control project<p>Commercially available drones have the potential to be converted into flying bombs capable of hitting targets such as nuclear power stations or the prime …

This is the next hoverboard craze

Think hoverboards are just a fad? Think again. At CES 2016 the next generation of mass-produced, affordable ride-alongs is making its debut.<p>A number …

5 old-time diseases that are making a comeback

Measles, tuberculosis… bubonic plague?! If headlines about old-time diseases on the comeback have you worried, you’re not alone. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe (and sane) amid recent outbreaks.<p><b>Plague</b><p>Think this notorious killer died with the Middle Ages? The disease actually persists in …

Big bang artistry lets you see the observable universe in just one image

Artist and musician Pablo Carlos Budassi has created a logarithmic conception of the observable universe with our solar system in the centre circled …

23 of the best iPad/iPhone iOS synth apps

Arturia iMini, £3.99/$4.99<p>The current crop of synths on the App Store are infinitely more capable than the first-generation, toy-like iOS music tools …

If you need to know one thing to boost your wealth in 2016, it's this

George Osborne's often made things difficult for higher-rate taxpayers. But the looming Spring Budget could reveal his most brutal attack yet<p>If you are already adding dates to your new 2016 diary, here’s another to pencil in: March 16.<p>This is the day of the Chancellor’s spring Budget.<p>George Osborne …

Lily, A Camera Drone That Automatically Follows You, Pulls In A Mountainous $34 Million In Pre-orders

Self-driving drone Lily has had quite the success in sales and it’s not even on the market yet. The startup pulled in a whopping $34 million in pre-orders by the end of 2015, with 60,000 units already sold.<p>While that’s not as massive as Apple Watch pre-sales (1.2 million sold in the first day), …

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Would You Fly Around in This Autonomous Drone?

Steering not included.<p>The Chinese drone manufacturer EHang has created an ambitious flying machine that essentially amounts to a large quadcopter with a seat in a little pod. The company suggests that you can simply hop into the EHang 184, enter a GPS location on a mobile app, and push the launch …

Just How Toxic Is Richard Dawkins?

If you followed him on Twitter, you might think Dawkins was just a loudmouthed incendiary. Read his science writing and you encounter a brilliant …

25. Bloom And Wild

Apps, glorious apps. It's hard to think where we'd be without these life-changing extensions. For some people, these downloadables hold their lives …

Man who let out home on Airbnb for new year suffers £12,000 damage

Nigel Broome’s south-east London flat was left trashed with holes punched in walls, flooding in kitchen and window ripped out<p>The new year had barely rung in when Nigel Broome learned that his decision to rent out a brand new family home on Airbnb to holidaymakers might prove rather more costly than …

Simple code gives access to iPhone’s secret settings, showing extra information on signal strength and call settings

A simple code can give you access to hidden information your iPhone, as well as allowing you to make changes to its private settings.<p>The iPhone’s …