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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Millionaire’s daughter, 15, 'stranded in London after rail staff refuse to believe she is a child'

A millionaire businessman has spoken out after claiming rail staff at London Euston refused to let his teenage daughter board a train home because they did not believe she was a child.<p>James Timpson, chief executive of Timpson Shoe Repairs, said 15-year-old Niamh was stranded alone after an …

The worst flight ever? BA service from Berlin to London takes seven hours – but ends up where it started

A British Airways flight from Berlin to Heathrow took off five hours late yesterday, but then turned around within sight of the UK coast and returned to the German capital leaving around 180 passengers stranded.<p>Flight BA983 was one of many disrupted by Sunday’s heavy snowfall, but passengers on the …

Southern California firefighters race against time, winds

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Every day firefighters in Los Angeles receive a brush burning index report that indicates the fire danger. If it's 165 or higher, that's extreme.<p>The number for Thursday is 296, the highest it has ever been, according to Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas.<p>Terrazas and other …

California

'Sack Barnier!' Czech MEP says EU Brexit negotiator MUST GO for trying to 'punish' Britain

Jiri Payne told express.co.uk in an interview that the Frenchman is not “negotiating to reach with an agreement” and that EU member states are trying …

Life-saving prostate cancer treatment denied on NHS for a year despite approval by safety watchdogs

More than 20,000 men will have to wait at least a year for access to a breakthrough prostate cancer treatment which cuts deaths by almost 40 per cent.<p>Abiraterone, which doubles the life expectancy of those with the most advanced cancer and “effectively cures” it in less critical patients, was …

Stop Brexit from happening, German business leaders tell the EU

A group of German business leaders and politicians has called for the European Union to persuade Britain to reverse Brexit by offering a comprehensive deal on immigration and free movement.<p>Under the slogan “Exit from Brexit: a new deal for Britain and the EU”, the group of seven influential figures …

Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and have a clear goal in …

Alzheimer's Could Actually Start Elsewhere in The Body And Not The Brain, Says Study

Incredibly important.<p>Alzheimer's disease is usually described as a degenerative neurological condition, one that is commonly associated with memory …

Running Linux on a Chromebook

Although Chrome OS is competent at handling web-based workloads, by design it's light on features compared to a full desktop operating system, which …

Linux

Britain must scale the EU cliffs to a freer, more prosperous future

As is so often the case, those that blurt out the cliche that Brexit without a transitionary-based deal will see UK businesses fall off a cliff edge …

They’re not just for phones! 15 Android apps you need on your Chromebook

Google opened up its Chrome OS platform a while back, bringing its massive Android ecosystem to the ultra-light operating system. That means you can …

Government plans crackdown on 'overpriced' property service charges

Proposals to crack down on “overpriced” service charges and “unfair” costs paid by renters and leaseholders in England have been unveiled by the government.<p>Sajid Javid, the communities secretary, said ministers were considering changing the law to create a fairer property management system and make …

Housing

'Project Fear' over Brexit has morphed into 'Project Stupid'

As a champion of free trade, the UK would benefit substantially upon exiting the EU, and WTO framework - if needed - is nothing to be scared of.<p>David …

Watch: Here’s how LG V30’s camera compares with $50,000 RED Weapon

LG wants to create as much hype around its latest V30 phablet as it can before it releases it in the US. With that in mind, the company has teamed up with a YouTuber by the name of Parker Walbeck, who compared the V30’s camera capabilities to the high-end RED Weapon camera worth $50,000.<p>Walbeck …

How to install Windows 10 from USB with UEFI support

How to create a USB bootable media using Media Creation Tool<p>You can use the Microsoft Media Creation Tool to quickly create a USB media that will …

Craven desires: why living in the Yorkshire Dales makes you happy

According to new figures from the ONS, Craven – a local government district of North Yorkshire – is the happiest place in the UK. Residents of the area, which includes much of the southern Yorkshire Dales, reported the highest level of life satisfaction and the lowest levels of anxiety – scoring …

England

The world's 15 most peaceful countries – which nation has been number one for seven years?

European Travel

Are cats solid or liquid? And other award-winning absurd scientific research of 2017

The winers of the 2017 Ig Nobel awards, "for achievements that first make people laugh then make them think," were announced at Harvard last night. …

This iPhone X Unveiling Parody Doesn't Pull Any Punches

Introducing the $1,000 emoji machine.<p>On Tuesday, Apple unveiled their new line of iPhones, emphasizing a new facial-recognition feature which allows you to unlock your phone as well as take control over your favorite emojis with that beautiful mug of yours.<p>Unfortunately, as this video parody from …

Satire

A Lykke life: the six pillars of happiness that keep the whole world smiling

Meik Wiking could be the happiest person I’ve ever met. It’s raining, his favourite independent coffee shop in London is closed and we’ve been forced to seek refuge in a nearby chain, and he’s still smiling.<p>But then the Dane knows a thing or two about staying chipper. As the CEO of the Happiness …

Happiness

This is how your world could end

Many of us share some dim apprehension that the world is flying out of control, that the centre cannot hold. Raging wildfires, once-in-1,000-years storms and lethal heatwaves have become fixtures of the evening news – and all this after the planet has warmed by less than 1C above preindustrial …

Climate Change

Jose upgraded to Category 4 as second huge hurricane churns towards islands already ravaged by Irma

Attempts by emergency services to reach Caribbean island communities devastated by Hurricane Irma could be hampered by a second major storm threatening the region.<p>According to the United Nations, up to 37 million people could be affected by the historic hurricane that has left at least 10 dead and …

Ethanol cancer treatment could eliminate tumors for just a few dollars

Ethanol-Based Cancer Treatments<p>Researchers from Duke University have achieved a 100 percent cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma in a hamster model …

Elderly German ‘Queen’ faces deportation from UKNewsBiscuit | NewsBiscuit

A woman who was born and raised in the UK has been told by the Home Office that she may have to go back to Germany where her ancestors are from. …

British Humour

Man born and raised in UK told he is not a British citizen

Home Office tells Shane Ridge he must leave country because English father never married Australia-born mother<p>A 21-year-old man who was born and raised in Britain has been told to leave the UK by the Home Office because he is not a British citizen.<p>Shane Ridge, a joiner from Colne in Lancashire who …

Immigration

The Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but Information

There are lots of theories on what are the basis of the universe is. Some physicists say its subatomic particles. Others believe its energy or even …

Conservative MPs want Big Ben to 'bong Britain out of EU' on Brexit day

Leave-backing Tory MPs have called for Big Ben to chime on the day the UK leaves the European Union.<p>Parliament said earlier this week it would review …

Turning To VPNs For Online Privacy? You Might Be Putting Your Data At Risk

Worried about Internet companies snooping on your online browsing? You might turn to something called a virtual private network to protect your privacy. But researchers say these networks can themselves be insecure.<p>Earlier this year, the federal government rolled back rules that would have …

Privacy

Gardener let go by National Trust property 'because he needed qualifications to mow the lawn'

A gardener who had worked on a property for decades was let go when it was taken over by the National Trust because he did not have the necessary qualifications.<p>The gardener worked for the previous occupants of Shute Barton, a house in Devon which has been owned by the Trust since the 1950s, for …