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Driverless cars trial set for UK motorways in 2019 – BBC News

Driverless cars trial set for UK motorways in 2019 – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images A consortium of British companies has unveiled a plan to test driverless cars on UK roads and motorways in 2019. The Driven group also plans to try out a fleet of autonomous vehicles between London and Oxford. The cars will communicate with each other about any hazards and should operate with […]

New rules on speeding in the UK – Devon Live

New rules on speeding in the UK – Devon Live

It was a busy weekend on the recruiting trail for Calipari, UK assistants – Lexington Herald Leader

It was a busy weekend on the recruiting trail for Calipari, UK assistants – Lexington Herald Leader

The first major weekend on the grassroots basketball circuits wrapped up Sunday afternoon, capping three days of games in New York, Texas and Virginia that had college coaches flocking to see the game’s next wave of recruits. UK Coach John Calipari started the weekend on the Nike circuit in Hampton, Va., before flying to Texas […]

Rising anti-semitism in the UK fuelled by social media, report finds – Telegraph.co.uk

The report also suggests that far-right groups which might previously have spent time abusing Jewish people are now directing their attention to Muslim refugees from the Middle East, reducing visible anti-Semitism in Europe.  But it adds that Jewish people feel less safe because of more visible security measures, and that Jews increasingly avoid wearing visible […]

Obesity blamed for sharp rise in kidney cancer in UK – The Guardian

Obesity is to blame for a surge in kidney cancer in the UK, causing an extra 20,000 cases in the last 10 years, according to a leading charity. Cancer Research UK says that new cases of kidney cancer have risen steeply, by 40% over the past decade. Obesity and being overweight are implicated in about […]

Massive asteroid 2016 WF9 to strike Earth and trigger mega-tsunami NEXT MONTH, according to wild online rumours – The Sun

Massive asteroid 2016 WF9 to strike Earth and trigger mega-tsunami NEXT MONTH, according to wild online rumours – The Sun

A MASSIVE mystery space rock is on collision course with Earth, according to crackpot theorists. Nasa confirmed that the mysterious 2016 WF9 is approaching Earth and we should be able to see it orbit the planet next month. Asteroid heading towards Earth The space rock was detected by NASA in late November. It’s in the middle of […]

UK freezes assets of North Korean company based in south London – The Guardian

The UK has frozen the assets of a North Korean company based in south-east London after claims it funnelled cash to Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. The Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) is registered at a property in Blackheath. The EU has already imposed sanctions against the company, which it describes as “generating substantial foreign exchange […]

Corbyn proposing to make St Patrick’s Day a UK bank holiday – RTE.ie

The leader of the British Labour Party is proposing to make St Patrick’s Day a bank holiday in the UK. Jeremy Corbyn said a Labour government will seek to create four new UK-wide bank holidays on the patron saint’s day of each of the home nations. He said the move would bring together England, Scotland, […]

Corbyn ‘planning to dismantle’ UK defences – Sky News

Cabinet minister Damian Green told Sophy Ridge on Sunday: “You just have to listen to what Jeremy Corbyn said this morning – he said that he would dismantle Britain’s nuclear defences and he would fail to deal effectively with terrorism. “This man could be Prime Minister in seven weeks and I can’t think of a […]

eBay DOWN – Users’ fury as auction not working across the UK – Express.co.uk

eBay fans hoping to grab a bargain this Sunday could be in for a shock. The popular auction site appears to be down and not working across large parts of the UK. The issues began around 9am and seem to be ongoing. Website monitoring service, Down Detector is showing thousands of outages. Users have now […]

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