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Barnier ‘lobbied to stop May withdrawing article 50 in two years’

The EU’s chief negotiator lobbied for the UK to be barred from stopping the article 50 process without the rest of the union’s consent, it has been claimed.<p>Senior Brussels sources say Michel Barnier asked for the line stopping the UK from unilaterally reversing the process to be included in a …

Article 50

Emmerdale actress Gemma Atkinson 'QUITS' ITV soap to focus on Bollywood career'

Gemma Atkinson has apparently quit Emmerdale.<p>The former Hollyoaks star reportedly told soap bosses last week that she wants to leave the Dales to …

WikiLeaks just punk’d the internet by turning its rumored Clinton reveal into an anniversary event

For the last several days, international whistleblowing organization WikiLeaks had been promoting an event that many believed would be a massive release of information that would doom the Clinton campaign.<p>That information was supposed to come at a livestreamed press conference that started today at …

Julian Assange

Google Maps

Life mystery solved: This is why jeans are called jeans

Let’s take a trip across Europe for this one<p>Jeans are a more loyal wardrobe staple than even our most comfy knickers. The simple jean can be dressed …

Revealed: Britain’s borders left exposed as screening system crashed twice in 48 hours

Britain's borders were left exposed to terrorists last year after a Home Office computer system which screens passengers crashed twice in 48 hours, The Telegraph can reveal.<p>The eBorders system, which was put in place after the 9/11 terror attacks to protect the country from jihadists, ground to a …

South Yorkshire police chief suspended after Hillsborough verdict

Suspension of David Crompton comes on day of cross-party criticism in parliament and vigil in Liverpool<p>The chief constable of South Yorkshire police has been forced out of his job following a wave of public anger about the way his force conducted itself during the inquest into the deaths the 96 …

FA Cup

Tim Cook Talks Apple TV

In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about universal search, a key feature of the next-generation Apple TV.<p>When Apple's next-generation Apple TV arrives at market in October it will include a new universal search feature that will allow you to search for a movie or TV show …

Smart TV

#ThisIsPlus: Women And Men Call Out The Lack Of Diversity In Plus Size Fashion Advertising

One woman's call for greater diversity in plus size fashion advertising is stirring up a storm online, with hundreds of women and men taking to …

A fart-tracking Kickstarter wants you to stop cutting the cheese

Are you tired of constantly cutting the cheese? Unsurprisingly, there's an app for this.<p>A little device called the CH4 is named after the chemical …

Bruce Jenner: 'I am a woman'

<i>Editors' note: This story refers to Bruce Jenner with his birth name and male pronouns, because he has not yet indicated that he prefers a new name</i> …

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Travel

Latest Teaser Suggests Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Will Sport A Metal Back

It looks like Samsung is finally dispensing with its tradition of faux leather, plastic backs for its Galaxy S range.<p>That’s according to this teaser image from T-Mobile — spotted by The Verge — which gives us the clearest glimpse yet of the Galaxy S6, the phone Samsung is expected to announce next …

Watch Google’s New Small Dog Robot Take A Kicking And Keep On Ticking

Google purchased Boston Dynamics last year, which means it now owns the company’s ongoing robotics projects, including BigDog. Today, the Google subsidiary posted videos of a smaller dog-like robot, aptly named Spot, which weighs around 160 lbs, has an electric powerhouse and can operate both …

Robotics

Yemen talks to resume as coup is condemned

The United Nations envoy to Yemen says a national dialogue to resolve the country's crisis will resume on Monday, three days after Houthi fighters took power in a move widely condemned as a "coup".<p>Jamal Benomar said on Sunday that all of the country's political factions, including the Houthis, …

South Asia