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James McFadden: Scotland can harness pride & young squad to reach more tournaments

BBC Sport columnist James McFadden says Scotland are well placed to reach more tournaments with a young, exciting squad, despite their group stage exit at Euro 2020.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, James McFadden

Rob Roberts: Ministers will not hold vote to expel suspended MP

UK ministers have no plans to hold a vote on removing Rob Roberts, BBC Wales has been told.
Tags: UK, News, Wales, Bbc, Rob Roberts

Another Thing Brexit Could Be Messing Up: Hit British TV Series

“Last year, EU countries agreed that 30% of offerings on streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime should be European-made. The concern among some EU capitals is that currently the UK makes up the vast majority of that 30%, despite Brexit. This month, EU diplomats were invited to discuss whether the ‘privileges’ the UK continues to enjoy were appropriate. They were given a briefing paper, seen by the BBC, which warned that the ‘disproportionate’ prominence of British productions could...
Tags: Amazon, Art, UK, Media, Eu, Bbc, Netflix, 06.22.21

Meet the millennial dubbed the leader of 'hipster antitrust' who got appointed to police Big Tech largely off just one scholarly paper inspired by a trip to the grocery store

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox." Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just too...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, UK, News, Nbc, Washington, Senate, Time, US, Trends, Strategy, Bbc, Regulation, South Dakota, Yale

Euro 2020: BBC One and BBC iPlayer to show England and Wales last-16 games

England and Wales' last-16 games at Euro 2020 will be shown live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.
Tags: England, News, Wales, Bbc

India is tracking a new mutated coronavirus strain that health officials call 'Delta Plus' - but experts say there's no need to worry

A health worker takes a swab sample from a man to test for the coronavirus, as cases continue to spike, at a swab collection center in Guwahati, India on August 31, 2020. Biju Boro/AFP via Getty Images Indian officials say they're closely monitoring "Delta Plus," a version of the Delta coronavirus variant with an extra mutation. Dr Anurag Agarwal, director at one of India's sequencing labs, said it wasn't "worrisome yet." "Delta Plus," also called AY.1, accounts for just 0.0000...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, Healthcare, Delta, Who, Delhi, Anthony Fauci, Phe, Variant

Anticipation is mounting as a Pentagon report on UFOs could drop any day

Still from a video showing a UFO filmed near San Diego in 2004, which was released by the Department of Defense in 2017 CNN/Department of Defense The Pentagon is about to release its report into UFOs. It comes after officials confirmed leaked footage of UFOs encountered by US pilots. The New York Times reported that there's no evidence the objects came from space. See more stories on Insider's business page. A highly anticipated Pentagon report on UFOs is due to be released to Cong...
Tags: Politics, Congress, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Bbc, New York Times, News UK, San Diego, Pentagon, Times, US Navy, Ufo, UFO sighting, Sinead Baker, Military & Defense

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Heavy casualties reported after air strike

Eyewitnesses told the BBC that the Ethiopian air force struck a market near the region's capital.
Tags: News, Bbc, Ethiopia, Tigray

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Heavy casualties reported after airstrike

Eyewitnesses told the BBC that the Ethiopian air force struck a market near the region's capital.
Tags: News, Bbc, Ethiopia, Tigray

Apple TV+ and Other Streaming Services Could Face Ofcom Regulation in the UK

U.S. video streaming services including Apple TV+, Netflix, and Disney+ are likely to face tighter regulation in the U.K. as part of proposals being considered by the British government. Ministers at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport today announced that they will consult on plans to bring streaming video platforms under British broadcasting laws in order to level the regulatory playing field with traditional broadcasters like the BBC, ITV, Sky and others. Traditional broa...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Disney, Apple TV, Bbc, Netflix, Ofcom, United Kingdom, Amazon Prime Video, British Board of Film Classification BBFC, Apple TV Netflix, Department for Digital Culture Media, Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, Oliver Dowden, BBC ITV Sky

Netflix, Disney Plus, Amazon Face ‘Tightening Regulation’ from U.K. Lawmakers

The U.K. government will “consider tightening regulation of video-on-demand services such as Netflix, Disney Plus and Amazon Prime Video,” the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) revealed on Wednesday. The government consultation will explore VOD services being subject to similar rules as traditional linear broadcasters such as the BBC, ITV and Sky. These […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Global, Bbc, Netflix, Regulation, BBC ITV, Digital Culture Media, Netflix Disney Plus, Oliver Dowden, Netflix Disney Plus Amazon Face

'Heartbreaking' conditions in US migrant child camp

An investigation by the BBC has uncovered alarming conditions at a child migrant camp in Texas.
Tags: News, US, Bbc

Time: How realistic is the BBC prison drama?

From blackmail to bullying, those with experience of the inside unpick the hard-hitting BBC drama.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc

AMC+ July 2021 Lineup Includes The North Water Limited Series Premiere

Summer is heating up on AMC+, the company’s premium streaming bundle, with a robust lineup of new original series and exclusive specials in July, including the world premiere of the five-part AMC+ Original drama The North Water, from See-Saw Films, and Rhombus Media, distributed internationally by BBC Studios, starring BAFTA-winner Jack O’Connell (Unbroken, Godless), Golden Globe-winning actor Colin Farrell (In Bruges, True Detective), and SAG Award-winner Stephen Graham (Line of Duty, Boardwal...
Tags: Japan, UK, TV, Movies, Wales, France, Joe Manganiello, Amc, US, America, Earth, Bbc, Thailand, Britain, Brooklyn, Ifc

HBO & BBC One’s His Dark Materials Season 3 Begins Production

HBO and BBC One have announced that production on the upcoming third and final season of their fantasy drama His Dark Materials has finally begun in the UK after nearly six months since it wrapped up its second season. In addition, the official cast for next season has also been confirmed including returning and new characters who will be joining lead stars Dafne Keen’s Lyra and Amir Wilson’s Will. The seven new cast members are Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Suicide Squad) as Commander Ogunwe; Jami...
Tags: Hbo, UK, TV, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Bbc, TV News, James McAvoy, Philip Pullman, Ruth Wilson, Gomez, Baruch, Lyra, BBC oNE, ComingSoon

Nicholas Watt: Second man charged after BBC reporter chased

Footage showed Newsnight political editor Nicholas Watt being taunted near Downing Street.
Tags: News, Bbc, Nicholas Watt

Covid live: Russia reports most daily deaths since February; WHO concern as measures eased in Euro 2020 host cities

Russia reports 546 Covid-linked deaths; WHO alarm as UK and Uefa agree to 60,000 fans attending Euro 2020 semi-finals and final at WembleyCovid vaccine map: how are countries around the world doing?World gained 5.2m millionaires in Covid crisis – report says‘Everything is collapsing’: Colombia in third Covid wave amid unrestUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.27pm BST Dating app Bumble has temporarily closed all of its offices and given staff the week off in resp...
Tags: UK, Wales, Russia, World news, Bbc, Colombia, Amsterdam, Holland, Denmark, Bumble, Eluned Morgan, Whitney Wolfe Herd, Coronavirus, COVID

British Actor Bob Hoskins’ Helped Thousands Learn to Read in On the Move, a 1970s “Sesame Street for Adults”

British character actor Bob Hoskins has been remembered for “playing Americans better than Americans,” as USA Today wrote when Hoskins passed away in 2014. Characters like Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’s Eddie Valiant, Nixon’s J. Edgar Hoover, and The Cotton Club’s Owney Madden stand out as some of his best performances in Hollywood. But he began his career in British film and television, playing cops and gangsters. Helen Mirren, who starred opposite him in his first major role, The Long Good...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, London, Television, Education, College, Bbc, Britain, Bob, Usa Today, Helen Mirren, Bob Hoskins, Lawson, Mark Lawson, Martin Shaw, Josh Jones

Team GB: Women's friendly with Zambia called off

Team GB women's football friendly with Zambia has been called off, BBC Sport understands.
Tags: News, Bbc, Zambia

BBC Radio 2 remembers the Summer of ’96 with special shows

The summer of ’96 is being celebrated on BBC Radio 2 this June, July and August with lots of special shows and documentaries. The programmes look back at the music, the movies, the sport and the news stories, alongside the memories of those who were there, in stadiums, in cinemas, and watching and listening at home. They include: Richard E Grant presenting Spice Up Your Life! about Spice Girls’ launch into the music world My Life In A Mixtape with Mel C Gabby Logan presents Euro 96 – When Fo...
Tags: Bbc, Radio, Amy Winehouse, Louis Armstrong, Mel, Romesh Ranganathan, Amy, BBC Radio, Gabby Logan, Scott Mills, Richard E Grant, Station News, BBC Radio 2, Romesh, Neighbours Helen Thomas Head

Jeff Bezos-Backed Company General Fusion To Build Nuclear Fusion Facility In UK

Last Thursday, a Canadian company backed by Jeff Bezos, called General Fusion, announced it's building a nuclear fusion facility in the UK. Insider reports: General Fusion and the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) announced the project together, which will see General Fusion build a fusion demonstration plant in the village of Culham, near Oxford. The facility will be a proof-of-concept, allowing General Fusion to demonstrate its Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF) technology before going on to buil...
Tags: UK, Tech, Bbc, Oxford, Jeff Bezos, Bezos, General Fusion, Culham, Amanda Solloway, UK Atomic Energy Authority UKAEA

Tour de France 2021: Riders to watch as Tadej Pogacar and Primoz Roglic get ready to duel again

BBC Sport looks at the overall contenders and other riders to watch during the 2021 Tour de France.
Tags: News, Bbc, Primoz Roglic, Tadej Pogacar

Test rugby: Behind the scenes of the fight for international talent

Tip-offs, tap-ups, video calls and cash considerations are all part of the scramble for the next generation of Test stars. BBC Sport speaks to those who have been caught up in it.
Tags: News, Bbc

German Watchdog Probes Apple's Market Dominance

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: Apple is under investigation by the German competition watchdog. The Federal Cartel Office (FCO) said the initial investigation will look at whether the company is of "paramount significance across markets." Apple said it looked forward to "having an open dialogue" with the FCO about any of its concerns. In a statement, Andreas Mundt, President of the FCO, said it would examine whether with iOS Apple had created "a digital ecosystem around its iP...
Tags: Apple, Germany, Tech, Bbc, European Commission, App Store, Fco, Andreas Mundt, Federal Cartel Office FCO

Met police makes second arrest after BBC’s Nick Watt confronted on street

Man, 62, held in south London police station after footage shared online showed reporter being harassedPolice have arrested a second man on suspicion of harassing the BBC journalist Nick Watt after footage emerged online last week of the political editor being confronted and chased by a group of protesters.The Metropolitan police said a 62-year-old man was being held in custody in a south London police station on suspicion of an offence under section 4a of the Public Order Act, which covers usin...
Tags: London, UK News, Bbc, Nick Watt

Colin Farrell, Stephen Graham, Jack O’Connell in BBC’s ‘The North Water’ – First Look Revealed

BBC Two has released several images from its upcoming star-studded, long-gestating drama series “The North Water.” The new photos feature Jack O’Connell as Patrick Sumner, Colin Farrell as Henry Drax, and Stephen Graham as Captain Brownlee, alongside Tom Courtenay as Baxter, seen in character for the first time. “The North Water” also stars Peter Mullan, […]
Tags: News, Global, Bbc, Colin Farrell, Jack O'connell, Tom Courtenay, Baxter, Brownlee, See-saw Films, Peter Mullan, The North Water, Henry Drax, Stephen Graham, Colin Farrell Stephen Graham Jack O'Connell, Patrick Sumner Colin Farrell

The Relatives Frozen in Time on Google Street View

An anonymous reader shares a report : Social-media users are sharing Google Street View images featuring friends and relatives who have since died. It was sparked by a post on the Twitter account Fesshole, which asks followers to submit anonymous confessions -- many of which are explicit. The original poster said they had searched the map platform for images taken before their father had died. Launched in the US in 2007, Google Street View has since rolled out worldwide. The BBC's Neil Henderson...
Tags: Google, Twitter, US, Tech, Bbc, Paris, Neil Henderson, Karim Palant, Bernard Baker Others, Charles Palant

The rise of Lina Khan, a Big Tech critic who just assumed the helm of the country's most powerful antitrust enforcement agency

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox. Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just took...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, UK, News, Nbc, Washington, Senate, Time, US, Trends, Strategy, Bbc, Regulation, South Dakota, Yale

Exclusive In the Footsteps of Killers Trailer For BritBox’s True Crime Docuseries is debuting the exclusive trailer for In the Footsteps of Killers, BritBox’s upcoming docuseries that features an interesting new take on the true-crime format. Debuting all episodes on July 6, the series pairs Emilia Fox, an actress known for playing an investigator on the long-running Silent Witness, with Dr. David Wilson, a renowned criminologist who specializes in serial killers — specifically their psychology and motives. RELATED: BritBox Unveils What’s Coming to the Streame...
Tags: Video, UK, TV, Movies, Documentary, Bbc, Fox, TV News, Streaming, Evans, Hugh Laurie, Wilson, David Wilson, ComingSoon, Suzy Lamplugh, BritBox

Euro 2020: Group B - the story so far

BBC Sport looks at the story of Group B so far before the final round of group-stage matches at Euro 2020.
Tags: Football, Bbc