Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, Man City latest plus gossip and done deals

Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, Man City latest plus gossip and done deals | The Independent LiveUpdated Tuesday 21 May 2019 07:48 Sport > Football > Live All the news, gossip, rumours and done deals as the summer transfer window opens Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and more are open for business with the summer transfer […]

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Government’s probation policy ‘driving up prison population and trapping offenders in cycle of crime’

The government’s flagship probation policy is driving up the prison population and trapping people in an endless cycle of low-level offending, a report has suggested. As justice secretary, Chris Grayling said radical changes introduced in 2014 would “bring down stubbornly high reoffending rates”. Five years on, HM Inspectorate of Probation found there had been “no tangible […]

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Abortion laws: What are the regulations in each US state?

There has been a recent uptick in legislative attempts to restrict abortion access in America, a medical practice which many consider a human right. Exemplified by increasing numbers of so-called ‘heartbeat bills’ and Alabama’s all-out ban designed to challenge Roe v Wade, there has been a turn in state initiatives towards restricting abortion access to “protect life”. In […]

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Intel, Qualcomm and other chipmakers reportedly cut off supplies to Huawei

This could have a devastating effect on Huawei’s business. Read more: Subscribe to Engadget on YouTube: Engadget’s Buyer’s Guide: Get More Engadget: • Like us on Facebook: • Follow us on Twitter: • Follow us on Instagram: • Read more: Engadget is the original home for technology news and reviews. [youtube_downloader_form placeholder=”Enter Video Key” button_label=”Download […]

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Huawei ban: US grants extension to Chinese tech company

Chinese technology giant Huawei has been granted a 90-day temporary license to maintain its networks and continue dealing with US companies, scaling back the restrictions imposed last week when the company was added to a blacklist by the White House. The US Commerce Department will allow Huawei to purchase US-made goods in order to maintain existing networks […]

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London Bridge attack: Victim ‘used skateboard to fight terrorist’ before being stabbed to death

A financial crime analyst repeatedly hit a London Bridge terrorist over the head with his skateboard before being stabbed to death, an inquest heard. Ignacio Echeverria, 39, “reacted immediately” by stepping into protect a woman who was being targeted by Rachid Redouane on 3 June 2017. The Spaniard, who worked for HSBC, had been skateboarding with […]

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US weather service issues highest tornado warnings in two years

More than two million people in Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle are in harms way after the National Weather Service’s Storm Prevention Centre announced a threat level-five warning – their highest – for violent tornadoes as well as warnings for significant hail and flooding lasting into Monday night. They’ve also designated the storm a ‘Particularly Dangerous Situation’ or PDS, their most dire classification. This is the […]

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Willem Einthoven: Who was the pioneering scientist and why did he win a Nobel Prize?

Willem Einthoven, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for his pioneering work in recording the heart’s electrical activity, would have celebrated his 159th birthday today. His invention of the electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is being marked with a Google Doodle depicting the doctor hooked up to one of his machines. Its early incarnations required the patient to plunge […]

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Michael Heseltine: Conservative peer has party whip suspended after saying he will vote for Liberal Democrats

Michael Heseltine has had the Conservative Party whip suspended after saying he would vote for the Liberal Democrats in this week’s European parliament elections. The Tory peer’s comments led to calls for him to be expelled from the party. Lord Heseltine, a former deputy prime minister, said it was a “matter of conscience” and that he […]

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Austrian far-right ministers quit as chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s coalition crumbles

Members of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) have quit all their ministerial roles in the Austrian government, according to reports. It comes after chancellor Sebastian Kurz proposed to sack his interior minister, having ended his conservative People’s Party’s (OVP) coalition with the Freedom Party on Saturday. The interior minister, Herbert Kickl, had declined to leave the government […]

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You may not like everything Jay Inslee and AOC say, but their views on factory farming could end up saving our lives

Jay Inslee, the little-known Democratic governor of Washington state and presidential candidate, just unveiled the ambitious second phase of his own climate plan, which he calls the Evergreen Economy Plan. It outlines a $9 trillion investment over 10 years and seeks to create 8 million jobs aimed at decarbonizing the economy, all while “closing the gap in wealth […]

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