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Autonomy Founder Mike Lynch Can Be Extradited To US (slashdot)

The founder of UK software firm Autonomy can be extradited to the US to face charges of conspiracy and fraud, a London court has said. The BBC reports: Mike Lynch sold Autonomy to US computer giant Hewlett Packard (HP) for $11 billion in 2011. He denies allegations that he fraudulently inflated the value of Autonomy before the sale. Dr Lynch has been facing civil charges at the High Court in London, where HP is suing him for damages over the deal. But separately, the US Department of Justice (Do...
Tags: UK, London, News, US, America, London Stock Exchange, High Court, Bbc, Mike Lynch, US Department of Justice, Lynch, BBC Radio, Sushovan Hussain, Hussain, US Department of Justice DOJ, UK High Court


1991 reforms: The year that transformed India

The BBC looks back at the pivotal moment when India's economy changed forever.
Tags: News, India, Bbc


Vaccine regret went mainstream this week. Fear of getting sick could finally be encouraging some Americans to get their shots.

Dr. Joseph Varon (right) speaks to a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas on December 29, 2020. Go Nakamura/Getty Images Several hospitalized coronavirus patients expressed regret this week for not getting vaccinated. Their stories may be resonating with other unvaccinated Americans. Vaccination rates are increasing in states with recent COVID-19 surges like Arkansas and Louisiana. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Science, News, Maryland, Cdc, US, Trends, Bbc, Taiwan, United States, Arkansas, Delta, Deaths, Ohio, Nevada


BritBox Customers Stunned When Billed 100 Times Their Monthly Fee (EXCLUSIVE)

Customers of streaming service BritBox, which specializes in British content, couldn’t keep calm and carry on after receiving an eye-watering monthly bill nearing $800. Paul Sonnenberg subscribes to BritBox for his teenage daughter, who is “really into British television.” The monthly fee for the BBC and ITV-backed streamer, which launched in the U.S. in 2017, […]
Tags: News, Global, Bbc, Itv, BritBox, BritBox Customers, Paul Sonnenberg


New drone footage shows deadly floods devastating China's "iPhone city"

People wade across a flooded street following heavy rains which caused flooding and claimed the lives of at least 33 people earlier in the week, in the city of Zhengzhou in China's Henan province on July 23, 2021. Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images This week deadly floods hit China's Henan province, killing at least 33 people. New footage shows the flooding in Zhengzhou, home to the world's largest iPhone-assembly plant. The extreme flooding in Europe and China is a cons...
Tags: Apple, Europe, News, Climate Change, China, Trends, Bbc, Taiwan, Tim Cook, Flooding, Wall Street Journal, Foxconn, Journal, Afp, Foxconn Technology Group, Henan Province


A clothing brand was fined $3.7 million for claiming its clothes stopped the spread of COVID-19 thanks to a special 'shield' spray

Lorna Jane is fined $3.7 million. Lorna Jane Brand Lorna Jane has to pay a $3.7 million fine for claiming its clothes stopped COVID-19 spreading. The brand was sued by an Australian consumer watchdog at the end of 2020. Its CEO accepted the court's ruling and said that it was misled by its supplier. See more stories on Insider's business page. Activewear brand Lorna Jane must pay a $3.7 million ($5 million Australian dollars) fine after it claimed its clothing could stop the sprea...
Tags: Science, News, Fitness, Australia, Trends, Bbc, Taiwan, Retail, Athleisure, Activewear, Lululemon, ACCC, Lorna Jane, Consumer Commission ACCC, USA China, Mary Hanbury


‘Spitting Image’ Returns to BritBox this Fall – Global Bulletin

PUPPETS BritBox U.K.’s “Spitting Image” will return to the airwaves on Sept. 11, with a lineup featuring several new puppets of prominent national figures. Last year, the program was a massive hit for BritBox, the streaming platform co-developed by the BBC and ITV, reaching an audience of more than 4.4 million viewers for the series’ […]
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Tokyo Olympics: Watch BBC Sport's Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening sequence

Watch the BBC Sport Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening sequence, with narration from Michael Ward.
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Amy Winehouse: 10 Years After Singer’s Death, New Film ‘Reclaiming Amy’ Tells Her Family’s Side

Coming just five months after “Framing Britney Spears,” Curious Films’ new documentary, “Reclaiming Amy,” about late singer Amy Winehouse, takes a similar tack in examining the flesh-and-blood woman behind the paparazzi pictures. Only two years apart in age, Spears and Winehouse dominated the mid-2000s tabloid headlines with their public unravelling although, unlike Spears, Winehouse’s story […]
Tags: News, Global, Bbc, Amy Winehouse, Amy, Spears, Winehouse, Documentaries to Watch, Spears Winehouse


Children in Need and Comic Relief to air from BBC Salford studios

The BBC's annual fundraising events will be broadcast from the city from 2021 onwards.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, BBC Salford


How this will be a unique Olympic Games

With the opening ceremony set for Friday, BBC Sport previews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - a Games like no other.
Tags: News, Bbc, Tokyo


A year late and with a pandemic still raging, these Olympics will be a Games like no other

With the opening ceremony set for Friday, BBC Sport previews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - a Games like no other.
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How this will be an Olympics like no other

With the opening ceremony set for Friday, BBC Sport previews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - a Games like no other.
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Tokyo Olympics: A Games in a pandemic, new sports, British medal hopes and global stars to watch

With the opening ceremony set for Friday, BBC Sport previews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - a Games like no other.
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‘Surviving 9/11’: Keshet Scores Raft of Global Pre-Sales on BBC Documentary (EXCLUSIVE)

Keshet International has completed further pre-sales on “Surviving 9/11,” Top Hat Productions’ feature-length documentary for the BBC. The BBC had commissioned the film to mark 20 years of the tragedy, which falls this year. Keshet has finalized license deals with The Seven Network in Australia; Globo in Brazil; CBC in Canada for both the CBC […]
Tags: News, Australia, Global, Bbc, Canada, Brazil, Keshet, 9/11, Cbc, Globo, Seven Network, Keshet International


Dream move fulfils promise to grandma - Podolski set for debut with boyhood club

Lukas Podolski is set for his competitive debut for boyhood club Gornik Zabrze and BBC Sport looks at how he is fulfilling a family promise.
Tags: News, Bbc, Lukas Podolski, Gornik Zabrze, Podolski


Tokyo prepares to open an Olympics like no other

With the opening ceremony set for Friday, BBC Sport previews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - a Games like no other.
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Olympics opening ceremony to begin later

With the opening ceremony set for Friday, BBC Sport previews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - a Games like no other.
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Tokyo Olympics: A Games in a pandemic, new sports, British medal hopes and global stars to watch

With the opening ceremony set for Friday, BBC Sport previews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - a Games like no other.
Tags: News, Bbc, Tokyo


A year late and with a pandemic still raging, these Olympics will be a Games like no other

With the opening ceremony set for Friday, BBC Sport previews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - a Games like no other.
Tags: News, Bbc, Tokyo


Tokyo Olympics: BBC TV schedule, radio and online coverage - times and channels

Full listings and coverage channels for the Tokyo Olympics across BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC radio and online.
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Tokyo Olympics: BBC TV, radio and online coverage - times and channels

Full listings and coverage channels for the Tokyo Olympics across BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC radio and online.
Tags: News, Bbc, Tokyo, BBC TV radio, BBC TV BBC


Hackers reportedly demand $50m from Saudi Aramco over data leak

The world's most valuable oil producer confirmed to the BBC that company files had been leaked.
Tags: News, Bbc, Saudi Aramco


Polly Swann: Olympic rower on working the wards, training in her shed & unfinished business

BBC Scotland speaks to Olympic rower Polly Swann on juggling training for Tokyo with working in a surgical ward in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Tokyo, Polly Swann


The medic who trained for the Olympics during Covid

BBC Scotland speaks to Olympic rower Polly Swann on juggling training for Tokyo with working in a surgical ward in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Tokyo, Polly Swann


Tokyo 2020: Dina Asher-Smith on the Olympics, Vogue, and speaking out against injustice

In an interview with Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo for BBC Sport, Dina Asher-Smith talks Olympics, body positivity and speaking out against injustice.
Tags: News, Bbc, Tokyo, Dina Asher Smith, DJ Clara Amfo, Olympics Vogue


Tokyo Olympics: Dina Asher-Smith on the Olympics, Vogue, and speaking out against injustice

In an interview with Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo for BBC Sport, Dina Asher-Smith talks Olympics, body positivity and speaking out against injustice.
Tags: News, Bbc, Tokyo, Dina Asher Smith, DJ Clara Amfo, Olympics Vogue


Tokyo 2020: Travelling to an Olympic Games like no other

The BBC's Mariko Oi reflects on her personal experience of covering the Games during a global pandemic.
Tags: News, Bbc, Tokyo, Mariko Oi


Europe floods: 'I have an axe beside my bed'

Marion Wenzel showed the BBC around her flood-wrecked house in Ahrweiler, Germany.
Tags: Europe, News, Bbc, Marion Wenzel


The Hundred: Cricket set for new fast-paced, opinion-splitting tournament

Everything you need to know about The Hundred - cricket's new fast-paced tournament - which begins on Wednesday, live on BBC Two.
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