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One for the price of two – is time-wasting leaving fans short-changed?

One for the price of two – is time-wasting leaving fans short-changed?

One for the price of two? Burnley and West Brom fans saw little more than a single half of actual football on Saturday A 90-minute match but only 47 minutes and 40 seconds of actual football. That was the scenario for fans at Turf Moor on Saturday, as Burnley and West Brom played out a […]

Rooney’s focus on Everton over England after 200th Premier League goal

Rooney’s focus on Everton over England after 200th Premier League goal

Rooney celebrated his 200th goal by cupping his hands to his ears in front of the Manchester City supporters Striker Wayne Rooney says he is “focusing on Everton” rather than an international recall after scoring his 200th Premier League goal. Rooney, 31, netted the opener in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City – his second […]

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong’s greenest island

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong’s greenest island

Shopping in Barcelona: A fashion stylist’s guide

Shopping in Barcelona: A fashion stylist’s guide

Ford announces £2,000 scrappage scheme for pre-2010 cars

Ford announces £2,000 scrappage scheme for pre-2010 cars

Image copyright Getty Images Ford is the latest car company to launch an incentive for UK consumers to trade-in cars over seven years old, by offering £2,000 off a new model. Unlike schemes by BMW and Mercedes, which are only for diesels, Ford will also accept petrol cars. All of the part-exchanged vehicles will be […]

Barcelona attack: Van driver shot dead by police

Barcelona attack: Van driver shot dead by police

Image copyright AFP Image caption A witness near a petrol station tipped off police Spanish police have shot dead the main suspect in last Thursday’s Barcelona attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub. Police believe he was the driver of a van which careered down the Las Ramblas avenue, killing 13 and injuring more than 100 others. He was […]

Android Oreo released by Google

Android Oreo released by Google

Image copyright Google Image caption Android Oreo continues the sweet-themed naming convention of Google’s mobile operating system Google has released the latest version of its Android mobile operating system (OS), which is named after Oreo chocolate biscuits. It adds a new “picture-in-picture” mode that lets some apps run in a small corner of the screen. […]

Apple’s ‘hidden’ job ad found online

Apple’s ‘hidden’ job ad found online

Image copyright Apple An advert for an engineer at Apple has been found hidden in the tech giant’s website. The text begins: “Hey there! You found us”, and says the firm is looking for “a talented engineer to develop a critical infrastructure component”. It has since been either removed or moved elsewhere. Cyber-security reporter Zack […]

Killer robots: Experts warn of ‘third revolution in warfare’

Killer robots: Experts warn of ‘third revolution in warfare’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Experts have warned that “lethal autonomous” technology could be hacked More than 100 leading robotics experts are urging the United Nations to take action in order to prevent the development of “killer robots”. In a letter to the organisation, artificial intelligence (AI) leaders, including billionaire Elon Musk, warn of […]

Hate crimes: Online abuse ‘as serious as face-to-face’

Hate crimes: Online abuse ‘as serious as face-to-face’

Media captionKaye Medcalf explains what online hate crime looks like Online hate crimes should be treated as seriously as abuse committed face-to-face, prosecutors in England and Wales have been told. Revising its guidance for prosecutors, the Crown Prosecution Service said the impact of tweeting abuse can be as “equally devastating” as shouting it. The guidance […]