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Park Lane doorman stabbing: Murder charge for fourth man

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Tudor Simionov was photographed working as a security guard hours before he was attacked A fourth man has been charged with murdering a doorman who was guarding a party on New Year’s Day. Security guard Tudor Simionov, 33, was attacked outside Fountain House at about 05:30 GMT on 1 January. Nor Aden Hamada, 23, of no fixed address, was arrested on Sunday at Gatwick Airport as he returned to the UK, the Metropolitan Police said. He has been charged with murder and will appear…

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Cheryl Grimmer: Murder charge in toddler’s 1970 disappearance dropped

Image copyright NSW Police Image caption Cheryl disappeared shortly after her family migrated to Australia Australian prosecutors have dropped their case against a man who had been accused of murdering a UK-born toddler almost 50 years ago. The 1970 disappearance of three-year-old Cheryl Grimmer from a shower block at a New South Wales beach is one of Australia’s longest-running mysteries. A man was arrested in 2017, and he later pleaded not guilty to murder. On Friday, a judge ruled that a key part of the prosecution case could not be…

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TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley’s blackmail charge dropped

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption TalkTalk was hit by a data breach which affected thousands of customers in October 2015 A man who was involved in a major hack attack of telecoms firm TalkTalk has had a charge of blackmail dropped. Daniel Kelley, 21, from Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, pleaded guilty in 2016 to 11 charges including involvement in the attack where the personal data of more than 150,000 customers was stolen. He was due to stand trial at the Old Bailey over making an “unwarranted demand for a quantity of…

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Neil Lennon: Head coach suspended by club, unlikely to take charge again

Neil Lennon has won 59 of his 123 matches in charge of Hibs Hibernian have suspended head coach Neil Lennon and it’s unlikely he will take charge of the club again, the BBC has learned. It follows an exchange between the Northern Irishman and several employees of the Easter Road club on Friday. The 47-year-old was not expected to be in charge for Sunday’s Scottish Premiership match against St Mirren. And it is unclear whether Lennon’s assistant Garry Parker will be in the dugout in Paisley. Hibs, who won promotion…

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CES 2019: Smart socket to charge your devices

BBC Click’s Lara Lewington looks at a new smart socket for charging devices. When the device is fully charged the smart socket automatically cuts out saving electricity. The main use is currently to charge phones and laptops but it is envisaged that in future it could be charging electric bikes and cars too. Read and watch all our CES coverage at bbc.com/ces2019 More at BBC.com/Click and @BBCClick. Source link

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Ronaldo in court for tax evasion charge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ronaldo pictured playing for Juventus in Italy on Monday night, ahead of his court appearance in Spain Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in court in Madrid amid a huge media presence to face tax evasion charges which could result in an €18.8m (£16.6m) fine. A judge refused the player’s request to appear by video or to enter the building by car to avoid the spotlight. He is widely expected to plead guilty in a pre-agreed deal that would hand him a 23-month jail…

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Tsitsipas leads ‘Next Gen’ charge against Federer

(Reuters) – Blessed with great athleticism and impeccable technique, Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas will represent the new generation in their challenge to usurp the old guard when he faces Roger Federer at Melbourne Park on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2019. Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates winning the match against Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi Next Gen Finals champion Tsitsipas enjoyed a breakthrough 2018 campaign and has surged to a career high ranking of 15. Federer, making his 20th…

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London Uber fares go up after electric car charge

Image copyright PA Image caption Uber decorated a car in greenery to promote the electric power fee Uber fares in London have gone up to help drivers buy electric cars, the company said. A clean air fee of 15p per mile will be added to every trip taken in the capital from Wednesday. The ride-hailing firm expects the scheme to raise more than £200m in the coming years, which will be used to help drivers convert to electric cars. Uber said it was “keen to expand” the initiative to other…

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Ericsson books charge as it rethinks Digital Services strategy

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s Ericsson said it will book a 6.1 billion crown ($687 million) charge for the fourth quarter after a failed revamp of its loss-making Business Support System unit (BSS), as it seeks to protect its profitability targets. FILE PHOTO: The Ericsson logo is seen at the Ericsson’s headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Olof Swahnberg/File Photo The mobile telecom equipment maker said it would now implement a fresh strategy for BSS, which is part of its Digital Services business and provides real-time charging and billing products.…

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Mobileye leads Israeli charge into China’s autonomous car market

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel-based Mobileye, which makes technology for autonomous driving, said on Tuesday it was expanding its business in China with two new partnerships, paving the way for smaller Israeli competitors that could benefit from U.S.-Sino trade tensions. FILE PHOTO: A general view of a Mobileye autonomous driving test vehicle, at the Mobileye headquarters in Jerusalem, May 15, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun Mobileye, bought by Intel in 2017 for $15 billion, has been making inroads in China, the world’s biggest auto market where self-driving projects are being rolled out…

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