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News : BBC
LiveLiveHartlepool by-election: 'Shattering' loss for Labour Conservatives take the seat for the first time - winning a 6,940 majority, with a swing from Labour of 16%.
Kuenssberg: The Conservatives romped home
Conservatives take Hartlepool seat from Labour Hartlepool elects a Conservative MP for the first time since the constituency's creation, after Jill Mortimer wins by-election.
LiveLiveCounting begins in Scottish election Less than a minute ago Now Record postal vote turnout in Edinburgh
Live Counting begins in Scottish election Less than a minute ago
LiveLiveCovid-hit election counting gets under way in Wales 3 minutes ago 3 minutes ago What is an MS anyway?
Live Covid-hit election counting gets under way in Wales 3 minutes ago
Concern increases over India Covid variant in UK Health experts want the version B.1.617.2 to be made a "variant of concern", the BBC has been told.
Turner Prize honours inspiring art collectives After a year of closed galleries, the 2021 nominees are all groups who have all "inspired change".
LiveLiveEngland travel 'green list' due to be revealed 8 minutes ago 8 minutes ago Call to ban yellow stars at German lockdown protests
Live England travel 'green list' due to be revealed 8 minutes ago
LiveLiveEngland travel 'green list' due to be revealed It comes as travel bosses warn international travel prices are set to rise due to pent-up demand.
Holiday costs to jump in summer, warns travel boss Travel will be more expensive as airlines cannot afford to bring many planes back into service.
Pregnant women struggling to get Covid jab - MP Clinics often cannot guarantee women can get the vaccine type required when booking an appointment.
Plastic bag charge to double to 10p in all shops The price rise for single-use bags will be extended to all businesses in England from 21 May.
Police do not know weapon used to kill PCSO Kent's chief constable says police still have no motive or suspect for the murder of Julia James.
Big Chinese rocket segment set to fall to Earth Tracking radars are following closely the gradual fall to Earth of a large Chinese rocket vehicle.
Rare fish set for return to breeding grounds One of the UK's rarest fish is set to benefit from a conservation project to unlock the River Severn.
LiveLiveHartlepool by-election: 'Shattering' loss for Labour Conservatives take the seat for the first time - winning a 6,940 majority, with a swing from Labour of 16%.

News : USA Today
After husband's death, Illinois mom warns 'COVID psychosis' is not as rare as people think
Heads-up: A Chinese rocket may be hurtling back to Earth
IRS sends another 1.1M stimulus checks
States that opened early got an economic boost. What happened next?Money
Hostages held inside St. Cloud, Minnesota, bank; FBI on sceneNation
Commendations, reprimands for ex-officer in Daunte Wright shooting deathNation
Climate Point: Government declares hot is the 'new normal'Nation

Sport
: Telegraph

Lions bombshellKyle Sinckler 'gutted' at snub as Warren Gatland rejects Eddie Jones' England vision Many big names miss out as Lions attack coach Gregor Townsend reveals England counterparts not consulted in build-up to squad announcement
Firing blanksArsenal's season ends with a whimper at the hands of Unai Emery Stalemate against Villarreal at the Emirates means there will be no all-English Europa League final
Test of characterCavani ruthless streak fails to mask Man Utd concerns for final United beat Roma 8-5 on aggregate to reach Europa League final, after losing 3-2 in Rome
Will GreenwoodMy player-by-player guide to the 2021 Lions squad
CommentLions squad is a slap in the face for Eddie Jones
Mike Ashley'Dark forces' are preventing Newcastle becoming European power house
Statue rowMCC told to move with times and give Rachael Heyhoe Flint memorial at Lord's
As it happenedLawes shocked at Lions selection as Sexton, Sinckler and Billy Vunipola miss out
TV reviewBizarre Lions squad announcement provided shared confusion for divided fans



 

News : London Evening Standard
Conservatives win Hartlepool in major defeat for Labour
Sadiq Khan on watch as London results to trickle in
Firefighters tackle blaze at east London tower block
Holidaymakers to find out quarantine-free destinations
Civil war erupts in Labour after Hartlepool by-election disaster
Boris Johnson a ‘remarkable election winner,’ says local govt expert
Conservatives win Hartlepool in major defeat for Labour Reaction and results after Thursdays elections in England, Scotland and Wales
Civil war erupts in Labour after Hartlepool by-election disaster Three of Jeremy Corbyns closest allies tore into Sir Keir Starmers leadership
Boris Johnson a ‘remarkable election winner,’ says local govt expert Travers: Votes that used to be Labour have gone to UKIP because of Brexit and then on to the Conservatives.
London mayoral and UK local election results 2021 LIVE: Conservatives win Hartlepool in major defeat for Labour
Jersey fishing protest: Royal Navy ships heading home but diplomatic row between UK and France rages
London and UK local elections 2021: When will we know the results?
British Transport Police respond to video of ‘brute force’ arrest of boy, 16, at Kings Cross station
‘I’d tell the Met not to enforce lockdown’: Fox on running for Mayor By
Women’s Equality Party shines a light on London’s harassment hotspots By
India passes 21 million cases as variant ‘to be declared of concern’ By

News : Sky

'Can't blame Corbyn for this': Labour MP calls by-election defeat 'crushing' and sends warning to Starmer
Labour lose Hartlepool by-election as seat turns blue for first time ever
Early election results paint dim picture for Starmer's Labour Party
Five things to look out for in the Scottish election results
Most 'big' holiday destinations to be on amber list - as Downing Street COVID briefing announced
India COVID strain set to be declared 'variant of concern' in England
Muslim worshippers attacked with eggs and stones outside London mosque
French boat rams British vessel
French fishing boats arrive at Jersey
Man armed with two Skorpion guns arrested
The ballooning of British wind turbine farms: Is the UK the Saudi Arabia of wind power?
How independence and Brexit are shaping Scotland's election
GDP is set for a historic bounce-back but the coming decade will be no roaring '20s
Booster jab rollout ready from the autumn - but which vaccine to give?
Face mask rule for secondary school students may be lifted within weeks
UK wants to host 97 international sport events in next decade - including 2030 World Cup

News
: Telegraph

CommentThe French people are Britain's best ally – they can't stand Macron either Boris Johnson should ignore the provocations, recall the gunboats - and gamble on the slow demise of the Macron presidency
AnalysisBrexit Britain’s ‘war on France’ is a perfect storm in a teacup
CommentGo easy on the gunships – a civil Brexit is still worth fighting for
Jersey fishing row‘Scallop wars’ loom as European Commission backs France
'Nutcase'Frenchman rams boat defending Jersey against blockade Coronavirus
ExclusiveEnd of masks in classroom as Boris Johnson defies unions Unions stance giving us a bad name, say teachers, with Prime Minister set to confirm guidance will change from May 17
VaccinesUnder-40s to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca jab 
TravelCost of flights to most popular holiday destinations rockets
Jab successVaccines are stopping the Covid pandemic – and it’s time to celebrate politics
CommentThere is no reason to announce election results a day after the polls close We musn't use the pandemic as an excuse to permanently get rid of the excitement of election night
Scottish independence trackerPolls show slump in support Advertisement

News : Guardian
NHS UK needs £102bn to rebuild service, says major report
Reforming the NHS Key proposals by LSE-Lancet commission
UK needs £102bn to rebuild service, says major report
Coronavirus Choice of Covid vaccines to be offered to Britons under 40
Choice of Covid vaccines to be offered to Britons under 40
Elections 2021 Keir Starmer braces for challenging weekend as polls close across UK
When to expect results Super Thursday elections in Britain
Polling stations Focus on Covid safety as millions vote across UK
Results tracker Results for the May local, Scottish and Welsh polls
When to expect results Super Thursday elections in Britain
Polling stations Focus on Covid safety as millions vote across UK

News : Huffington Post
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Babies & Toddlers
Here’s What’s At Stake In Today’s Elections
Unite Urged to Stop Being Starmer’s ‘Backseat Driver’
These London Mayoral Candidates Sum Up How Weird Politics Is
PM Hints Social Care Plans Will Not Be In Queen’s Speech
‘War With France’: The Most OTT Reactions To The Jersey Row
The Gross Truth About How Often You Should Wash Your Pillowcases
‘Rare And Beautiful’ Killer Whales Spotted Off Cornish Coast

Internet : Wired News
Everything You've Heard About Section 230 Is Wrong
Sharks Use the Earth’s Magnetic Field Like a Compass
What a Crossword AI Reveals About Humans' Way With Words
Oversight Board to Facebook: We’re Not Doing Your Dirty Work
Which Google Pixel Phone (and Gear) Should You Buy?
The Statistical Secrets of Covid-19 Vaccines
BackchannelThey Told Their Therapists Everything. Hackers Leaked It AllAuthor: William RalstonWilliam Ralston
BusinessIt Began as an AI-Fueled Dungeon Game. It Got Much DarkerAuthor: Tom SimoniteTom Simonite
GearPeloton Recalls Treadmills After Injuries and a Child DeathAuthor: Lauren GoodeLauren Goode
GearThe Windmill AC Is Gorgeous and Can Stay Up All Year LongAuthor: Adrienne SoAdrienne So
GearThe 13 Best Electric Bikes for Every Kind of RideAuthor: Adrienne SoAdrienne So
BusinessGummy Bears and Candy Bars Are Casualties of the PandemicAuthor: Aarian MarshallAarian Marshall
CultureMade for Love, Handmaid’s Tale, and the Trap of Dystopian TVAuthor: Kate KnibbsKate Knibbs
CultureI’m So Over DLCAuthor: Swapna KrishnaSwapna Krishna
Homeward BoundSharks Use the Earth’s Magnetic Field Like a CompassAuthor: Sara HarrisonSara Harrison
IdeasWhat a Crossword AI Reveals About Humans' Way With WordsAuthor: Ben ZimmerBen Zimmer

Misc. : Vice
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France and Britain Are Having a Dick-Measuring Contest in the English Channel
We Asked a YouTuber Running for London Mayor to Review Every Candidate
Alert: 76% of UK Festivals Could Cancel If the Government Doesn’t Step in
To the Moon: How One Cryptocurrency Made People Millions Overnight
People Are Getting Killed in Britain’s Cannabis Farm Wars

News Mail
Angry father calls for Muslim parents to pull their children out of primary school after teacher mistakenly displayed image of Prophet Muhammad in assembly
Holiday 'green list' of quarantine-free destinations from May 17 will be unveiled TOMORROW - but only a handful of countries are expected to be on it amid hopes of 'big bang' loosening next month
Bald men are up to 2.5 TIMES more likely to suffer severe COVID-19 than males with a full head of hair, study warns
Meghan Markle's palace PR team DID 'lead extensive efforts' to stand up for her and her father, her ex-press chief tells court - despite Duchess' claims they left her 'unprotected' 
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ask fans to donate $5 to vaccine distribution in developing countries to mark Archie's second birthday - but don't share a new photo of the toddler 
Now the French threaten to blockade Calais: As Royal Navy gunboats depart Jersey furious fishermen warn major Brexit trade routes are next on their list of targets 
Holiday 'green list' of quarantine-free destinations from May 17 will be unveiled TOMORROW - but only a handful of countries are expected to be on it amid hopes of 'big bang' loosening next month
Bald men are up to 2.5 TIMES more likely to suffer severe COVID-19 than males with a full head of hair, study warns
Meghan Markle's palace PR team DID 'lead extensive efforts' to stand up for her and her father, her ex-press chief tells court - despite Duchess' claims they left her 'unprotected' 
DAN WOOTTON: As yet another young man loses his life to Sadiq Khan's Lawless London, why voters MUST kick out the man wrecking the world's greatest city
Boris and Carrie put on a united front amid wallpapergate fallout: PM and his fiancee walk arm in arm after casting votes in London on Super Thursday 

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

Britain awaits results of bumper election day Winners will be announced in the coming hours and days after 48 million people were able to vote.
When will we find out the election results?
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When will we find out the election results?
How to follow the election results on the BBC
When will we find out the election results? Millions of people have marked their ballots, but there could be a long wait this year.
Sturgeon clashes with right-wing candidate The SNP leader was confronted by former deputy leader of Britain First Jayda Fransen outside a polling station.
French fishing boats leave Jersey after protest The fishermen remain unhappy despite a Jersey official saying talks over access rights were "positive".
UK economy set to grow at fastest rate in 70 years Economy expected to grow by 7.25% in 2021 as lockdown restrictions are eased, says Bank of England.
Michel Barnier diaries reveal frustration with DUP The former EU Brexit negotiator claims Arlene Foster and Diane Dodds 'don't like each other and it shows'.
UK gives EU ambassador full diplomatic status Joao Vale de Almeida will be immune from taxation or prosecution, as with officials from sovereign nations.
When will we find out the election results? Millions of people have marked their ballots, but there could be a long wait this year.
Sturgeon clashes with right-wing candidate The SNP leader was confronted by former deputy leader of Britain First Jayda Fransen outside a polling station.
French fishing boats leave Jersey after protest The fishermen remain unhappy despite a Jersey official saying talks over access rights were "positive".
UK economy set to grow at fastest rate in 70 years
Michel Barnier diaries reveal frustration with DUP
UK gives EU ambassador full diplomatic status
Black leaders fear racist past feeds mistrust in vaccine 1
Car boot used as makeshift polling station 12
Unilateral move on veterans would 'breach trust' 2
Windrush victim wins court fight over family fees 11

Misc. : Verge
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Twitter is testing a new Tip Jar feature for sending money to your favorite accounts
FCC’s net neutrality rollback overwhelmed by bogus industry comments, investigation finds
The Nintendo Switch can’t be stopped
Epic v. Apple turns into Windows v. Xbox
Microsoft is finally ditching its Windows 95-era icons
Apple’s Night Shift is no match for the complexities of sleep
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PSA: Don’t drive while you are on a Zoom meeting talking about a distracted driving bill
Apple is giving a laser company that builds some of its AR tech $410 million
Peloton says it ‘could take months’ to bring treadmill back after recall
Here’s just how much people have stopped talking about Trump on Facebook and Twitter
Google remembers Wear OS long enough to add a new keyboard
Chinese rocket falling to Earth this weekend poses ‘extremely low’ risk to people

News : Independent
Under-40s to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca jab over clot risk Move comes after growing evidence of blood clots among young
Simon Calder’s expert advice ahead of travel ‘green list’ announcement
Air fares soar ahead of green list decision
Polls close after millions cast votes in elections across England, Scotland and Wales
Row over Jersey fishing rights pits UK against Paris and Brussels
Witness thought ex-footballer was dead as officer ‘stamped’ on him
Trump tries to get around Twitter ban and gets suspended again
Patel’s asylum plans pose serious threat to rule of law, warn lawyers
‘M*rde’: Flares, fishing rights and flags jostle off coast of Jersey
Inside our social kitchen set to tackle food poverty
Brexit causing problems for ‘more than 60 per cent of UK firms’
Tiny dinosaur had ‘extraordinary’ night vision and owl-like hearing
16-year-old boy charged with murder of man in Essex
Spanish waiter convicted of killing mother and feeding her to dog
China rocket will crash sooner than expected, US Space Force predicts
Alcohol-related deaths jump to record levels in UK
At least 25 dead in police shootout with drug gang in Rio de Janeiro
Mysterious new Stranger Things trailer teases return of villain
A Quiet Place 2 gets new trailer for ‘bigger and scarier’ film
Jessica Alba earns $2.6m as her wellness brand goes public
Five Disney films that have aged the worst
Everything we know about Succession season 3

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