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Year: 2020

Justin Bieber acoustic London show plus fan Q&A next week: Date and how to get tickets

JUSTIN BIEBER announced an intimate acoustic gig plus a fan Q&A in London next week to promote new album Changes. When do tickets go on sale?

7-Eleven tests cashierless store at its headquarters in Texas for employees

7-Eleven is trying out a store WITHOUT cashiers where shoppers can use an app to pay for merchandise Company opened its first cashierless store at its headquarters in Irving, Texas   The 700-square-foot non-traditional store is available to 7-Eleven employeesTo test…

US Army wants help in developing technology that can ‘see’ humans and objects through walls

US Army wants help in developing technology that can sense humans and objects through the wall The US army put out calls for a system than can sense objects through wallsIn a request, the army says it wants the system…

More than 100 prominent Germans appeal for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s release from prison

The latest headlines in your inbox A petition calling for WikiLeaks​ founder Julian Assange to be released from prison has been signed by more than 130 prominent figures from the world of art, politics and media in Germany. Signatories to the appeal include…

Jhon Jairo Velásquez death: Pablo Escobar’s hitman ‘Popeye’, who organised 3,000 murders, dies aged 57

The latest headlines in your inbox A former hitman who killed hundreds of people for the late drug lord Pablo Escobar has died following a short battle with cancer. Jhon Jairo Velásquez, who was also widely known as Popeye, died…

One in five people say they prefer having a pet pooch than being in romantic relationship

One in five people say they prefer having a pet DOG to being in a romantic relationship because ‘they don’t let you down like humans do’ Half said they were so attached to their pet because ‘dogs don’t let you…

Bumblebees could go extinct in decade due to climate change, scientists warn

Bumblebees are at risk of becoming extinct due to higher global temperatures and ‘climate chaos’, warn scientists in a new study. Canadian researchers found that over the course of a human generation (25 years), the likelihood of a bumblebee population…

Donald Trump speech: President unleashes fury at those who tried to remove him from office in rambling victory address

The latest headlines in your inbox Donald Trump unleashed his fury against those who tried to remove him from office in a rambling victory speech after he was acquitted in his impeachment trial. The US president, speaking to a room…

Seeds of Judea: Scientist grow six date palms from 2,000-year-old seeds

Adam, Jonah, Uriel, Boaz, Judith and Hannah have finally seen the light of day after 2,000 years. These six date palms were grown from ancient seeds that were uncovered in dusty boxes at an archaeological site in the Judean desert….

Multiple overlapping environmental crises could trigger ‘global systemic collapse’ 

Overlapping environmental crises could tip the planet into a ‘global systemic collapse’, more than 200 global scientists have warned. Climate change, biodiversity loss, dwindling sources of fresh water and food, and extreme weather events from hurricanes to heatwaves will provide…

Fingerprint test can identify traces of cocaine – and can tell if it was consumed or simply handled

New fingerprint test can identify traces of cocaine on human skin even after a person has washed their hands – and can tell if it was consumed or simply handled Test developed by University of Surrey scientists takes less than 2…

COP26: How Boris Johnson’s flagship climate conference has turned into a shambles

NewsPolitics COP26 is the most significant climate change event since the Paris agreement in 2015… but is the Government taking it seriously? Thursday, 6th February 2020, 6:02 pm Updated Thursday, 6th February 2020, 6:04 pmBritain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts…