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UK pledges extra 44m for Channel border security

The UK government money will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology.

Emily Maitlis fears stalker will never stop

The Newsnight presenter speaks about being harassed by a former friend for more than two decades.

Travel disruption as high winds and snow hit UK

Gusts of up to 83mph bring down trees and damage electric wires across parts of the UK.

Chris Tarrant guilty of drink-driving

The radio and TV host was found to be over the legal limit while returning from a pub near his home.

Swimmers rescued by drone in Australia

Lifeguards were being trained how to use the drone when the drama unfolded in what's being called a world first rescue.

Football Headlines

Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal forward likely to join Man Utd - Arsene Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says it is "likely" forward Alexis Sanchez will join Premier League rivals Manchester United.

'Ref should have been told to watch video' - Conte on penalty controversy, plus VAR vote

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says the VAR system let his team down after Willian?s penalty appeal was rejected during the FA Cup win over Norwich.

Scotland to begin talks with O'Neill over manager job on Thursday

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill will meet for talks with members of the Scottish FA on Thursday.

Ryan Giggs right choice as Wales manager, says Craig Bellamy

Craig Bellamy is disappointed to have lost out to Ryan Giggs as Wales manager but says the FAW has made the right choice.

Pique agrees new Barca contract with 440m buyout clause

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique agrees a new contract until 2022 that includes a 440m buyout clause.

Cricket Headlines

Stokes 'raring to go' for England as court date set

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is "raring to go" after being made available for selection again, says head coach Trevor Bayliss.

Anya Shrubsole: England vice-captain wins ICC Spirit of Cricket award

England vice-captain Anya Shrubsole wins the ICC's Spirit of Cricket award for her "humility and sportsmanship" during last year's World Cup.

Australia v England: Josh Hazlewood ruled out of second ODI with illness

Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood is ruled out of the second one-day international against England because of illness.

England beat Bangladesh by seven wickets at Under-19 World Cup

Watch highlights of England Under-19s' win over Bangladesh by seven wickets, including a century from captain Harry Brook, at the U19 World Cup in New Zealand.

Under 19 World Cup: Controversial obstructing the field dismissal sparks 'spirit of cricket' debate

South Africa's Jiveshan Pillay is controversially given out obstructing the field after he picked up the ball to return it to West Indies' fielders at the Under-19 World Cup.

The Register

Intellectual Property Office drops, er, patently cool cartoon to teach kids about trademarks

Hey, Reg can entertain children. IP freely, anyone, IP freely?

How do you get seven-year-olds interested in intellectual property? Anyway, indeed, why would you want to? No matter, the Intellectual Property Office has launched a cartoon answering the question no one has ever asked.

The Register Lecture: The Secret Spitfires

When Britain?s future hung in the balance in 1940, a covert army of men, women and children set to work in network of sheds, garages and bus depots across Britain building desperately needed Supermarine Spitfires for the RAF?s war effort.

The Register Lecture: Detecting deception

Billions of pounds are lost annually to lies. As we become more digital and more connected through web, devices and social the reach of liars and the consequences of their actions assume bigger and more personal proportions - compromised bank accounts, stolen personal data and lost intellectual property.

The Register Lecture: What will drive our cars when the combustion engine dies

It?s the end of the road for the internal combustion engine, right? Volvo will only make electric and hybrid vehicles after 2019 while Britain, France, Germany and others have pledged to stop the sale of and petrol vehicles during the next 20 years.

All aboard the Vomit Comet: Not the last train to Essex, but a modded 727 for weightless flight

All that stands between you and zero g is skill and a rubber duck

Anyone who has grown up watching the antics of Apollo astronauts aboard Skylab or the acrobatics of Shuttle and ISS crews has likely dreamed of experiencing weightlessness. Ideally in a way that doesn't involve either a sickening drop in an elevator or alarming turbulence over the Atlantic.

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.