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Taylor Swift Sends Flowers To Cardi B After She Knocks Her Off The No.1 Spot

The rapper made history with "Bodak Yellow."<p>Look what you made Cardi do, Taylor .<p>The 24-year-old rapper knocked Swift's single "Look What You Made Me Do" off the top spot of the Billboard charts with "Bodak Yellow," and she's also made history in the process.She's become the the first female rapper …

Music

Jubilee line joins London's busier than expected night tube

Transport for London hails success of all-night weekend running on Central and Victoria lines, with high passenger numbers and low crime rate, as Jubilee line starts 24-hour weekend service<p>London Underground’s Jubilee line is set to open its night tube services in the next stage of Transport for …

England

Hard Brexit could cost Scotland £2,000 a head and 80,000 jobs

Calls for UK to stay in single market likely to grow after Fraser of Allander Institute’s report says leaving would shrink Scottish economy by £8bn in a decade<p>The Scottish economy would suffer a severe shock if the UK has a “hard Brexit”, losing up to 80,000 jobs and seeing wages fall by £2,000 a …

United Kingdom

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Limit to human life may be 115 (ish)

<b>Human life spans may be limited to a maximum of about 115 years, claim US scientists.</b><p>Their conclusions, published in the journal Nature, were made by analysing decades of data on human longevity.<p>They said a rare few may live longer, but the odds were so poor you'd have to scour 10,000 planet Earths …

Felix Alexander death: Worcester mum's open letter against cyberbullying

<b>The mother of a teenager who took his life because of online bullying has urged others not to ignore the issue.</b><p>Lucy Alexander, from Worcester, wrote an open letter appealing for "children to be kind ALWAYS and never stand by and leave bullying unreported".<p>She said her son Felix, 17, was subjected …

Chris Martin keeps telling Gallaghers to ‘just pick up the phone’ and reunite

The Coldplay frontman is keen to see Liam and Noel bury the hatchet<p>As rumours of an Oasis reunion continue, Chris Martin reportedly has stepped in to …

Sotheby's declares 'Frans Hals' work a forgery

<b>A work thought to be by Dutch artist Frans Hals that sold for a reported £8.5m ($10.8m) has been declared fake.</b><p>Sotheby's said it had "rescinded the sale and reimbursed the client in full" after tests revealed the painting, An Unknown Man, was "undoubtedly" forged.<p>The investigation followed reports …

11 times Radiohead covered other artists’ songs brilliantly

Radiohead have been known to surprise fans by playing a snippet of The Smiths’ ‘How Soon Is Now?’. They’re not a band that cover stuff regularly, but …

How Google’s Pixel phones stack up against iPhone 7

Google’s new Pixel smartphones have landed, and they’re here to show the world that Android is stepping up its fight against the iPhone.<p>The Pixel lineup shares a lot in common with the Nexus family it replaces, but it’s not designed with pure Android enthusiasts in mind anymore. Google wants to …

Mobile Technology

Liam Gallagher says solo album will ‘put a few people in their place’

Oasis singer compares his new music to the work of John Lennon<p>Liam Gallagher has discussed his upcoming solo album in a pair of new interviews.<p>The …

Seven Of The Funniest Moments From Liam Gallagher’s Live ‘Supersonic’ Q&A

Last night, the new Oasis film <i>Supersonic</i> premiered in London and was simulcast to cinemas across the UK. Directed by Mat Whitecross (<i>Spike Island</i>) …

Taylor Swift new album rumours sparked by AT&T deal

Singer signs 'multi-year, multi-faceted deal featuring performances and content'<p>Taylor Swift fans are speculating that the singer could be set to …

Barnsley and Middlesbrough see pupil exclusion rises of 300%

<b>The number of pupils expelled from schools in some parts of England has risen by more than 300% in three years.</b><p>There were 5,800 permanent exclusions in 2014-15 compared with 4,630 three years ago, government figures show.<p>Fixed term or temporary exclusions rose from 267,520 to 302,980 in the same …

Student doctor numbers to rise by 25%

<b>The number of medical school places will increase by 25% from 2018 under plans to make England "self-sufficient" in training doctors.</b><p>The government's plan will see an expansion in training places from 6,000 to 7,500 a year.<p>Ministers believe increasing the number of home-grown doctors will be …

How to Enjoy Life More With Smartphone Photography

Smartphone photography has made it easy to record almost every experience of your life, from the burger you ate for lunch to your visit to the Taj …

Here’s how the jet black iPhone 7 finish holds up without a case [Updated]

[Update: Video example of 20 days in below the fold.]<p>Apple’s new Jet Black finish on the iPhone 7 has a high gloss look and a glass-like grip that makes it super tempting to use without a case. But Apple correctly warns customers that the shiny surface is prone to ‘micro abrasions’ from regular use …

Mobile Technology

Report: Twitter to make acquisition decision this month, Disney, Salesforce & Alphabet in the running

<b>Update</b>: Recode reports that Google and Apple are now out of the running to acquire Twitter.<p>Twitter has been rumored to be searching for potential buyers since last month, but a new report out of Reuters today suggests that its negotiations could soon come to a close. According to the report, which …

Walt Disney Company

Apple’s first iOS App Development Center opens in Naples this week

Apple first announced plans for an iOS App Development Center in Naples earlier this year, confirming in July that the location would open this October. Now, The Guardian reports that Apple’s iOS Developer Academy will open in Naples this week, hosting 200 students for its inaugural program.<p>The …

iOS Apps

Remembering Steve Jobs 5 years on [video]

<i>Update: We’ve been directed to remove the video. Apologies.</i><p>The Apple community and the world lost Steve Jobs five years ago today. Enjoy some of the lighter yet interesting, behind the scenes sides of Apple’s co-founder and “Spirit and DNA” of the company in these never before seen in public clips …

Tim Cook

How-To: Download all Apple Music on iPhone or iPad locally using iTunes

Downloading your complete Apple Music collection to your iPhone or iPad is surprisingly difficult, even on the redesigned and simpler iOS 10 update. There’s no obvious ‘download all’ button and iCloud Music Library moves all syncing to iCloud, not iTunes, so you can’t just shuttle your library from …

Apple Music

Tim Cook talks Augmented Reality, Steve Jobs, need for encryption at Utah Tech Tour [Video]

Tim Cook’s surprise appearance at the Utah Tech Tour focused heavily on Apple’s continued fight for strong encryption. As noted by The Salt Lake Tribune and Desert News Cook continued to defend Apple’s refusal to implement a “backdoor” to circumvent its security measures. Cook also noted of Steve …

Tim Cook

Apple celebrates grand opening of first retail store in Mexico

Apple today officially opened its first retail store in Mexico. The store is located in Vía Santa Fe and marks the “first time customers in Mexico City can experience all of Apple’s products and services in one place.” Apple shared images from the grand opening experience this evening in a news …

Santa Fe

Instagram’s iOS app now lets you save drafts of your half-finished photo edits

If you’re halfway through a masterpiece photo edit on Instagram and you get interrupted, you can now save your edits as a draft and complete them later. Instagram has been testing the feature for some time with a limited number of users, but has now rolled out the feature to everyone.<p>Instagram has …

Apps

iPhone 7 bests iPhone 6s in durability drop test, survives ten foot face-down drop

Apple appears to have improved the durability of the iPhone 7 compared to the iPhone 6s, as highlighted by a new drop test video by EverythingApplePro. The iPhone 7 does very well in this specific test, sustaining ten foot face-down and side drops without cracking the screen. In contrast, the …

Mobile Technology

iPhone 7 waterproof tests: submerged in water, hot coffee and more … comes out unscathed

Subject to availability, the world is getting their hands on their brand new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units today. This includes the fleet of YouTube accounts who buy phones just to destroy them … there are now dozens of iPhone 7 waterproofing tests ready to watch.<p>Apple only promises the iPhone 7 …

Mobile Technology

Hands-on: Beats Solo3 Wireless — the first available headphones featuring Apple’s new W1 chip [Video]

Apple made a big, polarizing splash when it announced its new wireless AirPods during last week’s iPhone 7 keynote. The AirPods, which are completely devoid of any wires, were met with plenty of mixed reactions online. Whether or not you agree with the design of the AirPods is one thing, but the …

Consumer Tech

Tim Cook set to appear on Good Morning America tomorrow, defends AirPods in teaser clip

Following the announcement of the iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2, and AirPods, Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to appear on ABC’s Good Morning America. In a teaser clip shared this evening, Cook can be seen defending Apple’s new truly wireless AirPods.<p>While the full interview is set to air tomorrow …

Tim Cook

iOS 10: New features that change how I use my iPhone and iPad

iOS 10 is finally here and it’s loaded with tons of new features. You can read Benjamin’s expansive overview of everything new in iOS 10 to see just how big of an update it is. Major iOS updates usually have so many new features that it’s hard to appreciate exactly what’s different. After using iOS …

Apps

Apple releases iWork for iOS with real-time collaboration, Swift Playgrounds coding app for iPad

Apple’s updated iWork apps with real-time collaboration features are hitting the iOS App Store now. Apple first demoed these earlier this month at its iPhone 7 event. Updates to Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for the Mac are coming later this month. Apple has also published its Playgrounds app for …

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