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News : BBC
Salmond: 'No doubt' Sturgeon broke ministerial code The former first minister makes the claim during his long-awaited appearance at a Holyrood inquiry.
Could Salmond bring down Sturgeon?
The Salmond-Sturgeon story
Vaccinating by age not job 'will save most lives' Putting over-40s ahead of teachers or police officers is "the moral thing to do", Matt Hancock says.
Covid levels 'burning quite hot' in some of UK Infection rates are declining overall, but some regions are seeing a rise in cases.
Video 33 secondsMother drops children to escape apartment fire The four children were all caught by volunteers holding a blanket on the street in Istanbul.
Saudi prince 'approved Khashoggi killing' - US An official report says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the journalist's murder.
Shamima Begum cannot return to UK, court rules The ruling means she will not be able to come back to fight the decision to remove her British citizenship.
Lockdown bomb hoaxer targeted NHS, MPs and BLM A German court imprisons a Berlin-based Italian for extortion threats made against UK targets.
Video 2 minutes 29 secondsRohingya refugees adrift at sea A boat full of dozens of Rohingya refugees attempting to reach South East Asia is adrift in the Indian Ocean.
Couple cannot have a Cornish language wedding Steph Norman and Aaron Willoughby are told their ceremony must be in English and Cornish.
'I can't breathe' death ruled unlawful killing Jack Barnes suffered a cardiac arrest after being restrained by public transport workers.
DUP minister orders Brexit check construction halt Gordon Lyons says he is responding to "practical difficulties" caused by the NI Protocol.
Monger completes 'epic' Comic Relief challenge The racing driver, who had both legs amputated in 2017, has walked, cycled and kayaked 140 miles.
Salmond: 'No doubt' Sturgeon broke ministerial code The former first minister makes the claim during his long-awaited appearance at a Holyrood inquiry.
Could Salmond bring down Sturgeon?
The Salmond-Sturgeon story
What is the row all about?
Vaccinating by age not job 'will save most lives' Putting over-40s ahead of teachers or police officers is "the moral thing to do", Matt Hancock says.

News : USA Today
They represent 2% of the population – but 37% of gun homicides
Biden on brink of first Cabinet defeat as panels postpone Tanden vote
Was Tiger's Genesis SUV safe?
In awkward exchange, GOP leaders Cheney, McCarthy differ on TrumpPolitics
Churches are becoming key to vaccinations - especially for people of colorNation
For second time, House to take up police reform legislation named for George FloydPolitics
Sheep named Baarack was rescued with over 75 pounds of woolWorld

Sport
: Telegraph

Special reportTiger Woods completed one of sport's greatest comebacks - can he do it again? The worlds best players, a leading orthopaedic surgeon and his close friends on whether Tiger Woods can make a comeback and, crucially, if
Close to perfectManchester City dominate Borussia Monchengladbach for two-goal lead in Champions League knockout Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus give City breathing space in the Round of 16 first leg
Cricket controversyEngland players could face disciplinary action after confronting umpires about Ben Stokes' overruled 'catch' Stokes' 'catch' was deemed to have been grounded and late in the day England submitted a formal complaint to the match referee
CricketEngland produce their worst day of the winter as India dominate day one of crunch Test match
FootballGareth Bale and Dele Alli on target as Tottenham thrash Wolfsberger to advance to last 16 of Europa League
ExclusiveRugby Australia offers to underwrite cost of relocating Lions tour
England vs WalesOur writers select their XVs for Six Nations clash – and you can pick yours
England's haranguing of the umpires was petulant, pointless and needs to be punished Umpire's job not to be a punchbag for stroppy players who decide they know better than technology, such as over Stokes 'catch' turned down
Tiger Woods hoped to have left his worst dramas behind but his hard-won peace has been blown to smithereens



 

News : London Evening Standard
Pair jailed over £32m of cocaine smuggled inside yam shipment
JVT warns ‘don’t wreck this now’ as Covid cases rise in 1 in 5 areas
Covid deaths plunge by a third as 345 new fatalities are recorded
Shamima Begum blocked from returning to UK to fight for citizenship
London Covid crisis no longer ‘major incident’ but city still on alert
Harry: We did not walk way... I did what any husband would do
JVT warns ‘don’t wreck this now’ as Covid cases rise in 1 in 5 areas Although it is generally good news, Im afraid it is better news in some places than it is in others and this is not a battle that we have won yet.
Prince Harry says he 'did not walk away' in extraordinary TV appearance: I did what any husband would do He says life is in public service - but he left UK because mental health was being destroyed
Saudi crown prince ‘approved Khashoggi murder’, says US report By
Prince Harry’s bombshell interview: Meghan and I did not walk away... I did what any husband would do
Queen speaks out about receiving the Covid vaccine, describing the NHS jab rollout as ‘remarkable’
Prince Harry’s bombshell interview: Meghan and I did not walk away... I did what any husband would do
Harry Potter star Emma Watson ‘steps back from acting’
It’s time to radically rethink the future of London’s offices By
Is this the moment of reckoning for the gig economy? By
We need your help to tackle mental crisis in young, says Billie Piper By

News : Sky

'Don't wreck this now': Van-Tam's warning as some regions see rise in COVID cases
More than 19 million have now had first COVID jab - as UK reports another 345 deaths
Hancock and Van-Tam insist vaccine rollout right not to prioritise police and teachers
COVID-19 infection rates drop again across the UK, according to ONS data
Northern Ireland halts construction of post-Brexit inspection facilities
Saturday's national newspaper front pages
'No doubt' Sturgeon broke ministerial code of conduct, Salmond tells inquiry
'3-0 can become 4-3': JVT's latest COVID metaphor
Harry says press was 'destroying my mental health'
'Oblivious' lorry driver has one phone in each hand
Prince Harry in his own words: 'I will never walk away from the Royal Family'
What are the different types of COVID-19 tests - and are they key to life going back to normal?
Was Harry's chat show appearance the clickbait he so despises?
Many people will be disappointed when they hear PM's lockdown lifting plan
Ryan Giggs has bail extended following arrest on suspicion of assault
Hamilton asks 'what's next?' as he urges fans to keep up BLM fight

News
: Telegraph

EducationExams to be voluntary amid fears of summer of chaos Teachers will decide whether students sit traditional papers in test conditions
Exam plansWhat we know about 2021 A-levels and GCSEs
Face masksSchools told they cannot force pupils to wear coverings
CommentEconomic and social cost of delayed reopening can no longer be justified
EUMacron challenged by fellow leaders over AstraZeneca criticism news briefing
Diversity driveBBC sets target to recruit more working class employees
EU battleAndrew Bailey vows to fight Brussels' power grab against City
SNP in-fightingSturgeon blasts Salmond but faces claim she is 'acting like tin pot dictator' SPORT
Champions LeagueManchester City dominate Borussia Monchengladbach to grab first-leg win City extend winning streak with victory in last 16 encounter
CommentEngland's haranguing of the umpires was petulant, pointless and needs to be punished
CricketEngland players could face disciplinary action after confronting umpires about overruled 'catch' Advertisement

News : Guardian
Education Teachers to get sweeping powers to decide exam results in England
Teachers to get sweeping powers to decide exam results in England
Daphne Caruana Galizia All suspects in murder arrested, says police chief
All suspects in murder arrested, says police chief
Coronavirus Greece in talks with UK to allow holidays with vaccine passports
Vaccine Clinical trials for variants to start in summer
Analysis Mandatory jabs conflict with Britons' right to say no
Vaccine Clinical trials for variants to start in summer
Analysis Mandatory jabs conflict with Britons' right to say no
Greece in talks with UK to allow holidays with vaccine passports
Russia Amnesty strips Alexei Navalny of 'prisoner of conscience' status

News : Huffington Post
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
Am I Making You Uncomfortable?
Babies & Toddlers
WHY TEACHERS WILL MISS VACCINE FAST-TRACK 
Exam Grades Will Not Be Decided By Algorithm This Year
Children Should Not Hug Their Grandparents ‘Too Much’ Yet
‘At Least I Was Used To Fasting’: Covid Plunges Muslims Into Poverty
150,000 More People With Learning Disabilities To Get Covid Jab Priority
Priti Patel Blames ‘Mingling’ Asylum Seekers For Covid Outbreak At Kent Barracks
Why Lockdown Is Lasting So Long Even With Effective Vaccines

Internet : Wired News
So Long, Fry’s. I Learned Everything About Gadgets From You
Gig Workers Gather Data to Check the Algorithm’s Math
Help! Everyone Is Judging My Messy Bedroom
When the Grid Goes Down, Can a Fleet of Batteries Replace It?
Jim Ryan: There Will Be ‘a Completely New VR Format for PS5’
Robert Leedham, British GQ
Twitch’s DMCA Takedowns Threaten to Drive Musicians Away
ScienceCheese Actually Isn’t Bad for YouAuthor: Gilad EdelmanGilad Edelman
SciencePerseverance’s Eyes See a Different MarsAuthor: Adam RogersAdam Rogers
BusinessBoston Dynamics’ Robot Dog Is Now Armed—in the Name of ArtAuthor: Will KnightWill Knight
SecurityThe Woman Bulldozing Video Games’ Toughest DRMAuthor: Cecilia D'AnastasioCecilia D'Anastasio
ScienceWhat a 1900s Wildlife Survey Reveals About Climate ChangeAuthor: Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
SecurityChina Hijacked an NSA Hacking Tool—and Used It for YearsAuthor: Andy GreenbergAndy Greenberg
Alexa Has No Place on Your Face. The Echo Frames Prove itAuthor: Jess GreyJess Grey
Power DownSo Long, Fry’s. I Learned Everything About Gadgets From YouAuthor: Parker HallParker Hall
Q&AJim Ryan: There Will Be ‘a Completely New VR Format for PS5’Author: Robert Leedham, British GQRobert Leedham, British GQ

Misc. : Vice
Empires of Dirt Watch Here
War on DrugsWatch Here
The Mercury Prize and BRITs Are Changing Their Rules, Thanks to Rina Sawayama
A Guy Called Colin Pidgeon Caught a Pigeon During a Government Zoom Meeting
Marilyn Manson Fans on Their Tattoos: 'I Feel Quite Mortified'
Researchers Are Experimenting With COVID-Safe Festivals
The Glorious, Messy Rise and Fall of New Rave
Why the US Has Embraced Drug Law Reform, But the UK Won't

News Mail
UK's Covid cases drop by a fifth to 9,938, deaths fall by 40% to 442 and hospital admissions drop below 1,000 for the first time since October - amid calls to bring 'Independence Day' forward to MAY
New fear for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe as her husband reveals there is no sign Iran will release the jailed mother when her sentence ends next month 
Gavin Williamson promises pupils will get 'granular detail' of exam substitute plans as he prepares to unveil new system tomorrow
Covid-19 can survive on clothing for up to THREE DAYS - with polyester garments sustaining the virus the longest, scientists warn 
EU is set to receive 90 MILLION fewer AstraZeneca jabs than expected in latest blow to their vaccine drive - as Ursula von der Leyen admits she would take the jab despite Europe's scaremongering
Dr JOHN LEE: Why should the whole country be held hostage by the one in five who refuse a vaccine?
Prince Philip spends his ninth day in hospital with infection as he is expected to remain under observation for 'several days'
Boy, 16, is fighting for his life after being stabbed in south London 
'Zoned out and bloated': Fans feared for Tiger Woods after he appeared worn out in a television interview two days before his crash as he played golf with celebrities Dwayne Wade and David Spade
New fear for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe as her husband reveals there is no sign Iran will release the jailed mother when her sentence ends next month 
Gavin Williamson promises pupils will get 'granular detail' of exam substitute plans as he prepares to unveil new system tomorrow

Computing : IT Week / VNU
Warning over Fullz House Magecart threat group using phishing and web skimming to compromise web payments
Google sued over alleged anti-competitive practices in online advertising
Xerox threatens (again) to take its HP Inc buyout offer direct to shareholders
HPE advises users to patch SSDs to prevent crashes after precisely 32,768 hours of operation
Google's Threat Analysis Group sent 12,000 warnings about state-backed attacks in just three months
Much of what's being sold as 'AI' today is snake oil, says Princeton professor
Organisations are struggling to make 'data-guided decisions', according to Computing Delta research
Machine learning meets diversity at Booking.com, an interview with chairwoman Gillian Tans
Google in deal to transfer full medical records from US healthcare company, claims whistleblower
How Ted Baker's digital transformation helped drive sales
Registrations are open for DevOps Live 2020


Politics
: BBC

Salmond saga 'a crisis of credibility' for Holyrood Opposition leaders question why the Crown Office asked for written evidence from Alex Salmond to be redacted.
The Salmond inquiry and the political stink at Holyrood
The impact of the SNP fallout is hard to predict
Scotland's Lord Advocate: Law officer with a dual role Related content
The Salmond inquiry and the political stink at Holyrood
The impact of the SNP fallout is hard to predict
Scotland's Lord Advocate: Law officer with a dual role
The impact of the SNP fallout is hard to predict
MPs fail in bid to change fire safety payment rules Rebel Tories urged the government to ensure leaseholders are protected from extra costs.
Eat British fish campaign needed - Johnson The PM promises action to boost the industry - but Labour says his Brexit deal threatens jobs.
Covid adverts urge people to still stay at home It comes amid falling cases, the vaccine rollout and the launch of the roadmap out of lockdown.
UK Treasury to control Wales' 'levelling up' cash Ministers accused of "aggressively" undermining devolution over fund worth 800m to three nations.
Windrush generation offered £12m in compensation Priti Patel praises the progress, but admits there is "more work to do" to build bridges with the community.
The impact of the SNP fallout is hard to predict
MPs fail in bid to change fire safety payment rules Rebel Tories urged the government to ensure leaseholders are protected from extra costs.
Eat British fish campaign needed - Johnson The PM promises action to boost the industry - but Labour says his Brexit deal threatens jobs.
Covid adverts urge people to still stay at home
UK Treasury to control Wales' 'levelling up' cash
Windrush generation offered £12m in compensation
Johnson has LGBT 'blind spot', says Chris Smith 24
NI leaders at odds on Irish sea border meeting 3

Misc. : Verge
Swift completion of their appointed rounds
GameStop stock just jumped 100 percent, and WallStreetBets is ecstatic
Everything to know about Paramount Plus, ViacomCBS’s new version of CBS All Access
Verizon and AT&T just spent almost $70 billion on spectrum to improve their 5G networks
Amazon Echo Show 10 review: Alexa’s next move
Biden signs executive order calling for semiconductor supply chain review
The next Spider-Man movie will be titled Spider-Man: No Way Home
EA cancels Anthem’s big revamp but will keep the game running
T-Mobile has 5G leverage and isn’t afraid to use it
That sweet, sweet mid-band spectrum
Nvidia made $5 billion during a GPU shortage and expects to do it again in Q1
Watch the trailer for the Rugrats reboot headed to Paramount Plus
The truth about Gandalf
Fry’s Electronics is shutting its doors for good
Avatar and Korra fans, rise up
Star Trek: Prodigy will debut on Paramount Plus first before heading to Nickelodeon

News : Independent
Inside Washington Newsletter
View from Westminster Newsletter
Lifestyle Newsletters
Ministers’ bid to avoid fresh exams fiasco A-level and GCSE results brought forward so pupils can appeal
Romney predicts Trump 2024 nomination ‘landslide’
Face masks may not be necessary in summer, Harries says
‘We’re losing hope’: The refugees waiting for the home they were promised in Britain
Fishermen’s fight to save Cornish cove raises £100,000 in a week
Councils to seize empty shops to put them into use under Labour plans
Marcus Rashford and Greta Thunberg awarded gold Blue Peter badges
‘Pandemic peacock’ that became symbol of hope during lockdown is killed by foxes
New Covid ad urges people to still stay at home
Ten tips to ensure people take care of their mind and body
‘Let’s go’: Return of Reading and Leeds festival lifts summer hopes
Sturgeon denies politics behind censorship of Salmond submission
Flames climbed Grenfell cladding quicker than expected after ‘typo’
Shorn the sheep: Ram sheds 35kg fleece after first haircut in years
Mutant baby shark caught by fisherman
Will we ever return to the office?
Don’t hug grandparents until vaccine impact is known, says top medic
Indian climate activist from Greta Thunberg movement granted bail
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