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Beirut explosion: Port officials under house arrest as rescue efforts continue

Rescue efforts continue a day after the explosion that left at least 135 dead and over 4,000 injured.

Beirut blast: The mother in labour during explosion

Emmanuelle was getting ready to give birth at St George's hospital in Beirut when an explosion rocked Lebanon's capital.

Coronavirus: Aberdeen goes into lockdown as Covid cluster grows

Travel restrictions are in force, households cannot meet inside and bars and restaurants have been ordered to close.

Keeley Bunker: Man guilty of murdering childhood friend

Keeley Bunker's body was found hidden under branches in a brook in September 2019.

Coronavirus: Aberdeen cluster forces pubs to close and more jobs at risk

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Wednesday evening.

Football Headlines

Nathan Ake: Manchester City sign Bournemouth defender for £40m

Centre-back Nathan Ake describes joining Manchester City from Bournemouth as a "dream".

Alexis Sanchez: Inter Milan set to complete permanent deal for Manchester United forward

Inter Milan are set to complete the permanent signing of Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez in the next 24 hours.

Man City v Real Madrid: Gareth Bale left out of Real squad for Champions League tie

Wales forward Gareth Bale is left out of Real Madrid?s 24-man squad for their Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City.

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Olympiakos

Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's Europa League game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Olympiakos.

FC Copenhagen 3-0 Istanbul Basaksehir: Danish side overturn first-leg deficit

FC Copenhagen set up a potential Europa League quarter-final against Manchester United as they ease past Istanbul Basaksehir in their last-16 tie.

Cricket Headlines

England v Pakistan: Babar Azam and Shan Masood frustrate home side

England endure a difficult start to the first Test against Pakistan on a frustrating opening day at Emirates Old Trafford.

England v Pakistan highlights: Babar Azam and Shan Masood frustrate home side

Babar Azam scores a classy unbeaten 69 as England endure a difficult start to the first Test against Pakistan on a frustrating opening day at Emirates Old Trafford.

Watch England succeed in headers challenge during rain break against Pakistan

Watch the moment England's cricketers finally succeed in a headers challenge created to entertain themselves during a rain break in the first Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.

England v Pakistan: Michael Vaughan says headlines won't be pretty for Jos Buttler

BBC Sport's Michael Vaughan says Thursday's headlines "aren't going to be pretty" for Jos Buttler after the England wicketkeeper's mistakes.

Shoaib Akhtar: Ex-Pakistan bowler on duels with Andrew Flintoff and injuring Yuvraj

Former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Akhtar, the quickest bowler in history, reflects on breaking the 100mph barrier, sledging the opposition and much more.

The Register

US immigration uses Google Translate to scan people's social media ? even though Google says: Er, don't do that

'Me encanta América... huh, so you're a terrorist?!'

Google recommends that anyone using its translation technology add a disclaimer that translated text may not be accurate.

Dunkin do-nots: Deep-fried cake maker didn't warn its sugar addicts that crooks raided web accounts, says NY AG

President facing impeachment probe, Brexit off the rails... but more importantly, your Dunkies account was potentially pwned

The US state of New York is suing food chain Dunkin Donuts for what is says is an illegal lapse in computer security.

Quic! Head to the latest Chrome version and try out HTTP/3

New, faster protocol becomes a reality

The latest iteration of the ubiquitous HTTP internet protocol - version 3 - has hit the web.

Pro tip: Plug in your Tesla S when clocking off, lest you run out of juice mid hot pursuit

San Francisco copper learns the hard way

A police chase came to an untimely end this week when the officer in pursuit realised his Tesla S was about to run out of juice.

Dropbox Paper: Handy for collaborating... oh and harvesting email addresses, too

'We understand the concerns' says Dropbox (not enough to change how it works, though)

A security engineer has complained that a feature of Dropbox Paper, a document collaboration tool, leaks email addresses by design.

Newcastle United News

Ex-England midfielder Parker retires

Ex-England, Charlton and Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker announces his retirement from football.

Taxman's football raid 'may be unlawful'

HMRC officers seized documents from Newcastle United as part of a tax fraud investigation.

Newcastle keeper Sels joins Anderlecht

Newcastle United goalkeeper Matz Sels joins Belgian champions Anderlecht on a season-long loan.

Premier League fixtures in full

Find out your club's full fixture list for the 2017-18 Premier League season.

Cisse leads tributes at Tiote memorial

Papiss Cisse leads the tributes at a memorial for former Newcastle team-mate Cheick Tiote, who died after collapsing in training in China.