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News : BBC
Donors pledge Lebanon aid but call for reforms World leaders promise an aid package after the huge Beirut blast, as clashes again erupt in the city.
Video'They told me he was alive - it wasn’t him'
'We don't have dreams any more'
VideoThe moment explosion rocks Beirut
BBC says sorry over racial slur in news report Director general Tony Hall apologises a day after Radio 1Xtra DJ Sideman quit over use of the slur.
Moral duty to get all children back in school - PM Boris Johnson wants schools in England to be the last sector to close in any future local lockdowns.
UK coastguard issues new warning after record day It comes as many enjoy another hot day, with forecasters predicting highs of 35C in southern England.
When the virus came to our hospital
UK and allies call for 'fair' Hong Kong elections Five foreign ministers say they are "gravely concerned" by the barring of candidates from elections.
French tourists among eight killed in Niger attack They were in a region which attracts visitors who want to see the last herds of giraffe in West Africa.
Labour MP says racism led to police car stop Dawn Butler says she was pulled over by two police cars while travelling through east London.
'Like a war': Brazil virus deaths pass 100,000 The Covid-19 outbreak shows no sign of easing but cities have already reopened shops and restaurants.
Fix contact tracing or shut pubs, mayor says Greater Manchester's mayor says the Covid test-and-trace system needs to be "fixed urgently".
Veteran Belarus leader tested by political novice Large protests and an ex-teacher thrust into politics have shaken up a normally predictable process.
Three arrests after teen killed in West End Jeremy Menesses died after he was stabbed on Market Place near to London's Oxford Street.
Donors pledge Lebanon aid but call for reforms World leaders promise an aid package after the huge Beirut blast, as clashes again erupt in the city.
Video'They told me he was alive - it wasn’t him'
'We don't have dreams any more'
VideoThe moment explosion rocks Beirut

News : USA Today
Mnuchin wants Trump to issue orders after stimulus talks fall apart7:05 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
Jerry Falwell Jr. on leave of absence after questionable photo7:49 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
US intel: Russia against Biden; China against Trump6:22 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
Tiger tracker: Follow his PGA Championship second round5:07 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
Opinion: Texas Tech AD needs to go after failing athletes7:50 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
Best of the Stanley Cup playoffs qualifying round5:35 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
Ex-Angels employee indicted in pitcher Skaggs' death6:10 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
Lebanon president: Beirut blast due to negligence or bomb5:52 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
Joe Biden, Democrats unveil details for virtual convention7:09 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
This dog may make you go to the gym12:23 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
Hispanic, Black kids more likely to be hospitalized; 250K expected at Sturgis bike rally - updates4:34 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
NFL team cuts RB after arrest on domestic violence charges7:51 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
College football's Top 25: The preseason Amway Coaches Poll12:00 PM EDT Aug 6, 2020
Air Force dad goes undercover to surprise sons6:56 AM EDT Aug 7, 2020
Feds: 29-story building in Kentucky secretly owned by Russian oligarchs6:35 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020
After jobs report, S&P ekes out sixth straight gain5:28 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020

Sport
: Telegraph

Pep Guardiola's masterclass in pressure inflicts rare night of torment for Real Madrid
AnalysisPakistan have yet again shown up England's paucity of wrist-spinners While Pakistan selected two wrist-spinners for Old Trafford, England's prospects of developing just one at the highest level look remote
GolfPlayers flee flames as Rose Ladies Series finale is cancelled due to wildfire at Wentworth Emergency services evacuated the course and what was supposed to be the final day of the tournament was cancelled until further notice
Manchester City vs Real Madrid, player ratingsWho shone in Champions League last-16 tie?
F1Racing Point row rages on as Lewis Hamilton sets pace in Silverstone practice
GolfTommy Fleetwood shoots 64 to go within touching distance of USPGA Championship leader
FootballPep Guardiola gives praise to Gabriel Jesus as striker reaches a higher level
Sir Geoffrey Boycott's day three Test verdictEngland cannot wait for Jos Buttler much longer
AnalysisEngland's Old Trafford woes are entirely predictable: bat first and they should win, bowl first and their record is terrible



 

News : London Evening Standard
Food for London Now
UK experiences biggest daily rise in new Covid-19 cases since June 27
Labour MP Dawn Butler accuses Met Police of racially profiling her
Boy with rare condition meets police puppies as part of 'bucket list'
UK 'heading back into full lockdown if PM doesn't fix test and trace'
PM 'would close pubs and shops ahead of schools' if flare-ups - LIVE
BBC says sorry over use of racist term in news report
Trump walks out of Covid-19 press conference after being fact-checked
Pair of glasses belonging to Gandhi left in auctioneer's letterbox
Teen, 17, stabbed to death on Oxford Street named
Huge crowds flock to beaches for third day as warnings ignored again

News : Sky

'Angry and annoyed' MP accuses Met of racial profiling after being pulled over in London
Daily coronavirus cases exceed 1,000 as PM warned of risks of reopening schools
'Urgent appeal' for pub customers to isolate after COVID-19 outbreak linked to barbecue
'This simply cannot go on': UK-France row intensifies as migrant crossings top 4,000
Boy, 8, realises 'bucket list' wish of being police officer for a day
England cricketer Ben Stokes out of Pakistan series for 'family reasons'
Four-year high in Coastguard callouts as heatwave sees beaches packed
Moment MP is stopped by police in London
'Don't kill granny' message explained
Border Force intercepts migrants in Channel
Here's how to stay cool and safe in a heatwave
What to do if you don't get the exam results you need
John Hume was a visionary peacemaker who was ahead of his time
PM has been spooked as England enters tricky new chapter in coronavirus story
Woman dies after jet ski and boat collide
Only half of Britons would get a coronavirus vaccine, poll reveals

News
: Telegraph

UK tourists‘left in dark’by holidayquarantine, say MPs as anger over 'red-listing' of countries grows
Britons weigh up returning early from France to avoid quarantine
European countries tighten measures as cases spike Coronavirus
Lockdown 'killed two people for every three who died of Covid-19' during virus peak
The Germans don’t worship their health service – that’s why their Covid performance was so much better than ours
Rishi Sunak refuses to rule out extending furlough scheme if second coronavirus wave hits
'The new Magaluf'How the Lake District became the go-to destination for party-loving staycationers National parks report scenes of antisocial behaviour, with littering and damage to historic sites, as Britons holiday at home
Day-trippers urged to stay away as beaches become packed during heatwave
Ministers demand French get tough on Channel migrants Immigration minister Chris Philp: authorities should intercept migrants at sea and return them to France
Missile may have caused Beirut blast says Lebanon's president
US politicsJoe Biden issues clarification after second gaffe in a week as polls begin to tighten

News : Guardian
Labour Jeremy Corbyn accuses party officials of sabotaging election campaign
Analysis Where battle lines are being drawn over leaked report
Jeremy Corbyn accuses party officials of sabotaging election campaign
James Nash Author dies after Hampshire shooting
Author dies after Hampshire shooting
Beirut explosion Former port worker says fireworks stored in hangar
'Moment of reckoning' Angry Lebanese vow not to let leaders off the hook
Former port worker says fireworks stored in hangar
US elections 2020 Russia, China and Iran meddling in poll, top intelligence official says
Russia, China and Iran meddling in poll, top intelligence official says
'Wall of flames' Fire crews battle huge blaze in Surrey

News : Huffington Post
Commons People Podcast
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DEATH TOLL RISES IN BEIRUT
‘Error’ Not To Impose Border Restrictions At Start Of Pandemic
Poorest Pupils Hit Hardest As Exam Results Downgraded
One In Eight Childcare Workers Paid Less Than £5 An Hour
Trump Makes Bizarre Claim US Is Beating Coronavirus
Few Know About Covid Death Payout Scheme, PM Told

Internet : Wired News
Artificial Intelligence
Bill Gates on Covid: Most US Tests Are ‘Completely Garbage’
Hackers Flood Reddit With Pro-Trump Takeovers
Trump’s Executive Orders Hurt More Than TikTok and WeChat
The End Is Nearer for ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Food Wrappers
Michele Cohen Marill
The Tragic Physics of the Deadly Explosion in Beirut 
How Bloomberg's Digital Army Is Still Fighting for Democrats
ScienceWhy Do Razor Blades Get Dull So Quickly? Author: Eric NiilerEric Niiler
IdeasHybrid Schooling May Be the Most Dangerous Option of AllAuthor: David ZweigDavid Zweig
SecurityThe Quest to Liberate $300K of Bitcoin From an Old Zip FileAuthor: Lily Hay NewmanLily Hay Newman
ScienceFrog Eats Beetle. Beetle Crawls Through Guts to EscapeAuthor: Matt SimonMatt Simon
ScienceCould a Janky, Jury-Rigged Air Purifier Help Fight Covid-19?Author: Adam RogersAdam Rogers
IdeasThe Dark Virality of a Hollywood Blood-Harvesting ConspiracyAuthor: Brian FriedbergBrian Friedberg
mods!Hackers Flood Reddit With Pro-Trump TakeoversAuthor: Brian BarrettBrian Barrett
EscalationTrump’s Executive Orders Hurt More Than TikTok and WeChatAuthor: Louise Matsakis, Will KnightLouise Matsakis and Will Knight

Misc. : Vice
VICE MEDIA PRIVACY POLICY
Every Woman on Selling Sunset, Ranked From Evil to More Evil
Life For Rent: How Am I Supposed to Cover Rent in the Middle of a Pandemic?
'He’s Got A Point, It’s Just That His Point Sucks' – Artists React to Spotify CEO Saying They Need to Work Harder
2019 Was the Year of the Vegan. What About 2020?
Yes, You Can Get Sexually Harassed While Working at Home Too
Worst Opinion of the Week: Brits Should Return to Work to Prove Their 'Worth'
VICE MEDIA PRIVACY POLICY

News Mail
'A clap in the face': Thousands of NHS nurses and healthcare staff march through UK streets in protest at being excluded in pay rise for public sector employees who worked during pandemic 
Britain records 758 Covid new infections - down 13 cases from previous Saturday - as locked-down North West sees ZERO hospital deaths in 24 hours 
Night train to Nice? Rail body calls for sleeper trains to use Channel Tunnel due to rise in post-Covid eco-tourism
'Murder-suicide' horror as woman in 30s is found dead before police find body of man in his 30s two hours later 
'A clap in the face': Thousands of NHS nurses and healthcare staff march through UK streets in protest at being excluded in pay rise for public sector employees who worked during pandemic 
Britain records 758 Covid new infections - down 13 cases from previous Saturday - as locked-down North West sees ZERO hospital deaths in 24 hours 
Night train to Nice? Rail body calls for sleeper trains to use Channel Tunnel due to rise in post-Covid eco-tourism
'Murder-suicide' horror as woman in 30s is found dead before police find body of man in his 30s two hours later 
Man, 35, is stabbed to death and three people are injured in knife fight as 200 revellers toast Jamaican Independence Day at house party
Clarifications and corrections 
Residents of Britain's 'Beverly Hills' spend a second night away from their £2million mansions as Surrey wildfire that has scorched 150 acres continues to burn

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

Home Office seeks navy help over migrant crossings More than 500 people have been intercepted crossing the English Channel in recent days.
Video'No sign of surveillance' as migrants flee France
Why are migrants crossing the English Channel?
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Video'No sign of surveillance' as migrants flee France
Why are migrants crossing the English Channel?
VideoAt sea with migrants crossing the Channel
UK and Japan look to seal trade deal within month The two sides say the "major elements" of a post-Brexit agreement are in place after productive talks.
Internal disputes 'risk to SNP success' - Sturgeon The first minister says her party should focus on "what matters to people" ahead of next year's Holyrood vote.
Face covering use expanded in England and Scotland The new rules apply to cinemas, museums and places of worship as more quarantine restrictions start.
Rural broadband upgrade cash 'there for the taking' The government's gigabit voucher scheme has 70m available to poorly served communities.
Emergency coronavirus funds worth £1.5bn unclaimed Government grants for small firms have to be claimed by the end of August.
Commuter towns see sharp rise in benefit claims The drop in office-based working has affected commuters in London's hospitality sector, experts say.
UK and Japan look to seal trade deal within month The two sides say the "major elements" of a post-Brexit agreement are in place after productive talks.
Internal disputes 'risk to SNP success' - Sturgeon The first minister says her party should focus on "what matters to people" ahead of next year's Holyrood vote.
Face covering use expanded in England and Scotland The new rules apply to cinemas, museums and places of worship as more quarantine restrictions start.
Rural broadband upgrade cash 'there for the taking'
Emergency coronavirus funds worth £1.5bn unclaimed
Commuter towns see sharp rise in benefit claims
Inquiry launched into Channel migrant crossings 1
Chancellor says furlough cannot last indefinitely 1

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News : Independent
Coronavirus Advice
Preston added to lockdown area after spike in coronavirus infections
New ONS figures suggest case numbers could soon begin to drop again...
... but government warns R rate could be above 1 for three regions across England
France placed 'on notice' over outbreak as Sunak warns UK will act 'overnight' if needed
Corbyn accuses hostile party officials of sabotaging election campaign
Government warned over 'one-size-fits-all' recovery amid jobless surge
Schools to get dedicated transport to maintain social distancing
England sees hottest August day for 17 years ahead of weekend heatwave
13 boats carrying over 130 migrants intercepted on English Channel
Mark Zuckerberg joins Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates as centibillionaire
At least 16 dead after Dubai-Calicut plane crash-lands and breaks up
Gemmayze, Beirut’s beating heart, left in ruins by explosion
Lebanon president admits knowing about explosive stockpile weeks ago
France records sharp jump in cases amid travel restriction fear
Russia trying to undermine Biden campaign, intelligence official says
Trump could issue executive order on jobless benefits
Government ‘must replace test and trace scheme so schools can reopen’
Evening Standard to cut 115 jobs but keep print edition in digital restructure
Former mayor killed as processor for guacamole production explodes
Energy bills to fall by up to £95 a year for millions of households
Doreen Lawrence warns of economic risk to Bame communities of Covid

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