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Sir Edward Heath named in child sex abuse investigation - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is to investigate Wiltshire Police's handling of an alleged claim of child sexual abuse made about former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath.
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Libor scandal: Former City trader Tom Hayes found guilty of rigging rates - ‎9 minutes ago‎
City trader Tom Hayes, 35, has become the first person to be convicted by a British jury of rigging Libor rates following a trial at London's Southwark Crown Court.
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Cilla Black autopsy fails to determine why star died - ‎42 minutes ago‎
An autopsy on Cilla Black on Monday failed to determine why the singer turned TV presenter died at the weekend. A post-mortem examination reinforced the theory her death was "non-suspicious" but was "inconclusive" on the cause, Spanish sources said.
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London set for more Tube chaos with strike over night service

Financial Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎
London is headed for more Tube strike chaos this week as unions rejected a revised offer on Monday from London Underground. The 24-hour walkout is set to start on Wednesday evening and comes just a month after the last strike, which closed the entire ...
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At least 30 dead after Syrian warplane crashes into town - ‎29 minutes ago‎
A Syrian military aircraft crashed while on a bombing run over the rebel-held northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, leaving at least 31 people dead, a monitoring group said.
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Obama set to announce steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

Fox News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
President Obama will impose steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants across the country than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S.
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Troop Reinforcements March on Key Rebel-Held Base in Yemen

New York Times - ‎20 minutes ago‎
SANAA, Yemen - Hundreds of pro-government troops and dozens of tanks and armored personnel carriers pushed north toward the al-Anad military base in Yemen on Monday, as Saudi-led coalition airstrikes cleared the path for their advance, military ...
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The soft left is the real threat to Labour

Financial Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
If Britain's Labour party rounds off this golden summer for Conservative voyeurs by electing Jeremy Corbyn as leader, here is an abridged account of the aftermath.
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Immigration Bill: Landlords 'must evict' illegal immigrants

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Landlords will be expected to evict tenants who lose the right to live in England under new measures to clamp down on illegal immigration.
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UK government requests ideas from public sector staff to cut costs and waste

Supply Management - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Public sector staff are again being asked by the UK government to come up with ideas to cut spending and reduce waste. In an open letter published today, the chancellor and chief secretary to the Treasury have requested the help of public sector ...
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Ex-footballer Colin Hendry admits harassment

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former Scotland and Blackburn Rovers captain Colin Hendry has pleaded guilty to harassing his ex-girlfriend. Hendry, 49, admitted sending unwanted text messages and emails to beautician Sarah Kinder after she ended their relationship in March.
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UPDATE 3-Bradesco to pay $5.2 billion for HSBC Brazil unit, biggest-ever buy

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
... * HSBC sells Brazil unit at higher-than-expected price. * Deal helps Bradesco boost presence in high-end segment. * Bradesco preferred shares fall 4.1 percent.

Britain's FTSE underperforms, mining shares a drag

Economic Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
LONDON: Top UK shares underperformed their European counterparts on Monday, with mining stocks hit when weaker-than-expected manufacturing in China caused global commodity prices to tumble.
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Treasury sells another £600m of Lloyds shares - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Treasury has sold another 1pc stake in Lloyds Banking Group, taking the taxpayers' ownership of the bailed-out bank to just below 14pc.
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UPDATE 1-More pain seen for Greek bank stocks before buyers emerge

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Updates throughout). By George Georgiopoulos and Sinead Cruise. ATHENS/LONDON Aug 3 (Reuters) - Greek bank shares were expected to be hit by more losses on Tuesday following a 30 percent plunge on the first day of trading after a five-week stock ...
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Phone batteries can be used to spy on their owners, could track people around ...

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Phone batteries are sending out information that could be used to identify their owners and track them around the internet, even if they have taken very careful privacy precautions, according to a paper by security researchers.
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'Gears of War' remaster includes free access to full series

USA TODAY - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Here's a big incentive to snag a copy of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition: free access to every game in the Gears of War series.
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Windows 10 installation leads to porn shame

Inquirer - ‎5 hours ago‎
WINDOWS 10 HAS HAD A RATHER mood-dampening impact on one man, and turned his collection of pornographic images into something that danced across his freshly installed homescreen and turned his computer into a cavalcade of skin.
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Barbican theatre gets extra security 'to cope with Benedict Cumberbatch ...

Daily Mail - ‎30 minutes ago‎
With his accomplished career, good looks and public school charm, Benedict Cumberbatch has long been regarded as one of the hottest bachelors of the showbiz world.
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Dr Dre's new album Compton to arrive on August 7

Hindustan Times - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Dr Dre is an American rapper and among the founding members of gangsta rap group NWA. (DrDre/Facebook). NWA founder and veteran rapper Dr Dre's first album in 16 years, Compton, will release on August 7. The rapper announced on his Apple Beats ...
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Alan Sugar SLAMS Dragon's Den for being "rubbish" after taking a swipe at ... - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sir Alan Sugar went on a huge Twitter rant about TV show Dragon's Den after having a pop at Katie Hopkins last night. The Apprentice boss was clearly not impressed by the recent episode of the BBC Two programme, which aired last night, or those who vet ...
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World Swimming Championships: Adam Peaty wins breaststroke gold

BBC News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
British world record holder Adam Peaty won gold in the men's 100m breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships. The 20-year-old from Uttoxeter produced a superb finish to overhaul Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh, who had set a strong ...
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Leicester City: N'Golo Kante signs from Caen

BBC Sport - ‎2 hours ago‎
Leicester City have signed midfielder N'Golo Kante from French side Caen for an undisclosed fee. The 24-year-old, who has agreed a four-year deal, is the first signing by new boss Claudio Ranieri.
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Football League Managers XI: Who would make the team?

BBC Sport - ‎3 hours ago‎
With the return of the Football League almost upon us, 72 managers up and down the land are sure to be spending next weekend prowling technical areas, gesticulating angrily and barking instructions at their players.
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Crystal Palace transfer news: Connor Wickham signs in £9 million deal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Crystal Palace have signed Connor Wickham from Sunderland on a five-year deal. The striker moves to Selhurst Park for a fee thought to be in the region of £7 million, rising to £9m with add-ons, ending a four-year spell at the Stadium of Light.
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Flying ants: everything you need to know - ‎1 hour ago‎
Unless you've been trapped in a nature vacuum for the past few weeks, you might have noticed a sudden increase in the number of ants out and about.
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There's a space station somewhere in this picture - but can you see it? - ‎2 hours ago‎
This photograph might just look like an image of the moon - but look closer and you may just see something amazing. In the middle of the lunar beauty shot, the International Space Station can be seen in silhouette, resembling a small letter 'z' etched ...
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Rare whale and turtle spotted as cold seas lure exotic visitors

Western Morning News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The latest exotic visitor to the Westcountry shore - a giant leatherback turtle - was snapped by a boat out fishing for mackerel. The rare, seven-foot-long creature was spotted by fishermen in waters off Lyme Bay over the weekend - eating a barrel ...
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Brain-training game helps 'minimise impact of schizophrenia on life'

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
A “brain training” game improves the cognitive function of people with schizophrenia and facilitates everyday tasks, according to researchers at the University of Cambridge.
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Pancreatic cancer urine test could save thousands of lives every year

The Independent - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Urine tests to detect a "signature" of protein could improve early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer - potentially saving thousands of lives every year.
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Everyone 'should take vitamin D pills'

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements to counter the lack of sunshine in England, government experts are proposing.
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Death of healthy woman at Swiss suicide clinic labelled 'deeply troubling'

Irish Examiner - ‎3 hours ago‎
The death of a healthy and active retired nurse who ended her life at a Swiss suicide clinic to avoid deteriorating in old age is a “deeply troubling” case that sends a “chilling message” about society's views of elderly people, a campaign group said.
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