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David de Gea on his incredible journey to being the best in the world

David de Gea on his Man United journey from being battered by strikers and pundits to becoming the world's best... 'Sir Alex compared me to a toddler …

Soccer

Trams are great for city transport – why doesn't the UK have more?

The UK used to be covered in trams, with networks in virtually every city and town, but now just eight (or six, depending on what you include) …

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Maps

Here's how much a couple earning £183,000 spend in a week living in London

<b><br>Industry:</b> Consumer Goods<p><b>Age:</b> 31<p><b>Location:</b> London<p><b>Salary:</b>£62,000 but I share a bank account with my husband. We both put 100% of our salary in there and he earns significantly more than me and theoretically, we go by 'what's yours is mine' so I'll add his salary in there, too. For the purposes of this …

England

Google’s nemesis: meet the British couple who took on a giant, won... and cost it £2.1 billion

Google was guilty. The European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, made that brutally clear. “Google abused its market dominance,” …

Premier League 2017-18 preview No3: Brighton & Hove Albion

<b>Guardian writers’ predicted position</b> 20th (NB: this is not necessarily Ben Fisher’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)<p><b>Last season’s position</b> 2nd (Championship)<p><b>Odds to win the league (via Oddschecker)</b> 1,500-1<p>The size of the task facing Brighton & Hove Albion needs no introduction but a …

Soccer

Discover why Python is an essential programming language

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Why India and Pakistan hate each other - Hissing cousins

Special report<p>Hissing cousinsWhy India and Pakistan hate each other<p>EVERY AFTERNOON AT sunset, at a point midway along the arrow-straight road between …

India

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Angry pensioner declares home a 'republic' in protest against Brexit with visitors needing passport to step inside

An angry pensioner has declared his home a 'republic' in protest against the country's decision to leave the European Union.<p>Retired academic William …

How two 24-year-olds are masterminding Yeovil Town’s social media success this summer

Yeovil Town finished 88th out of the 92 Football League sides in the 2016/17 season, narrowly avoiding relegation to the National League – so how …

Social Media

New game simulates the old grind

Pippin Barr, Assistant Professor in the Department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University in Montréal, has released a game that I’m sure you’re all going to enjoy. It’s called It is as if you were doing work and it simulates the day-to-day activities of the average knowledge worker. …

After 30 years, I’m boycotting Aston Villa. Why? John Terry’s past racist language

I became an Aston Villa fan by chance. My dad, who grew up in north London, is an Arsenal fan, but because we lived in Birmingham he thought I should support a local team.<p>Villa had just been promoted to the first division, while Birmingham City still languished in the second, so he took me to Villa …

Soccer

After Grenfell Tower Fire, U.K. Asks: Has Deregulation Gone Too Far?

LONDON — The terrifying fire at the Grenfell Tower apartment block, with its final toll of victims still hidden in the ashes, has intensified a political debate, with many Britons believing that privatization has gone too far and that the state has shrunk too much.<p>It is a partisan debate, wrapping …

United Kingdom

Exclusive: DUP broke off talks with Tories for 36 hours this week as they demand £2billion for Northern Ireland

The Democratic Unionist Party broke off talks with Theresa May this week as it told her to spend £2billion in Northern Ireland if she wants the party to prop up her minority Conservative Government.<p>The DUP demanded the cash – which works out as £1,100 per person in the Province - as talks veered …

The Behavioral Economics of Why Executives Underinvest in Cybersecurity

Determining the ROI for any cybersecurity investment, from staff training to AI-enabled authentication managers, can best be described as an enigma shrouded in mystery. The digital threat landscape changes constantly, and it’s very difficult to know the probability of any given attack succeeding — …

Race-based affirmative action is failing poor Malaysians

THERE is something odd about MARA Digital, a cluster of stalls selling laptops, mobiles and other gizmos on the second floor of a shopping centre in …

How Behavioral Economics Can Produce Better Health Care

Consider the following.<p>I’m a physician at the end of more than a decade of training. I’ve dissected cadavers in anatomy lab. I’ve pored over tomes on the physiology of disease. I’ve treated thousands of patients with ailments as varied as hemorrhoids and cancer.<p>And yet the way I care for patients …

Health Care

How to navigate your Android phone storage folders

Android file managers can be a powerful tool for keeping your handset organized, but Android’s organizational structure, or seeming lack of one, can be a little daunting for the casual browser. App data, pictures, music, and more are all accessed through a single starting folder, and that’s …

Apps

The Economics Of The Uber Employment Decision Is Not Quite What You Think - Drivers Are Now Poorer

Much excitement in left wing circles as Uber loses a case at an employment tribunal. The argument was over what is the legal status of Uber drivers? Are they really self-employed? Or do they have a closer relationship with the firm, something closer to employment, or even as an employee? This is of …

Employment

UK universities take increasing battle for students into virtual world

In the past, a school pupil thinking of going to university would make a decision after attending an open day or two and a chat with a careers adviser.<p>Today, though, a generation that uses smartphones to hook up is equally reliant on technology to connect with academia. Rather than the quality of …

Higher Education

Bernie Sanders is right the economy is rigged. He’s dead wrong about why.

The economy is rigged. Everybody thinks so. Donald Trump thinks so. Hillary Clinton thinks so. Bernie Sanders really, really thinks so. "Wall Street and the billionaire class," Sanders has said, "has rigged the rules to redistribute wealth and income to the wealthiest and most powerful people of …

Cupertino's mayor urges Apple to pay more tax: 'Where's the fairness?'

The last time the mayor of Cupertino walked into Apple – the largest company in his small Californian town and, it so happens, the most valuable company in the world – he hoped to have a meeting to talk about traffic congestion.<p>Barry Chang barely made it into the lobby when Apple’s security team …

Silicon Valley

What everyone needs to know about China’s debt load

Few have watched the development of the Chinese economy as closely as Arthur Kroeber.<p>His new book, published last month, is a wide-ranging and authoritative primer on the history and development of China’s unique blend of decentralized economic authoritarianism.<p>It’s an idiosyncratic system, …

Economics

Why Winner-Takes-All Thinking Doesn’t Apply to the Platform Economy

Yahoo’s core business is worth next to nothing, and buyers are struggling to see if there’s any there there. Twitter’s market cap just plummeted after a bad earnings report. Given that news, it seems that businesses that have dominated their markets are learning that the magic elixir of network …

Are Google, Uber, and Digital Companies Trapped by Colonial Economics?

<b>Douglas Rushkoff:</b> For 75 years now corporate profit, over their total value, has been decreasing. That means corporations are really good at …

Crowdsourcing

Why Facebook Has the Most to Gain From the EU's Google Crackdown

Google (goog) stands accused in the EU of violating competition law in the way it runs the Android platform. If the European Commission gets its way …

Watch Marbles Race (With Pro Commentary)

Twelve marbles enter a sandy race track, 750 feet long. Driven by gravity, this is a horse race of pure physics, as the marbles bounce and roll their …

Pop Culture

Floatify Version 10 Adds Android N-Themed Notifications And Swipe Actions

Android's notification system has gone through some pretty intense work since the start of the platform, but that doesn't mean that third-party …

The Truth About How Uber’s App Manages Drivers

Since Uber was founded, in 2009, its workforce has continued to grow exponentially: 400,000 drivers are considered “active” on the Uber platform today, and 1.1 million drivers are active on the platform globally. The company manages a large, disaggregated workforce of “driver-partners” that deliver …