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Boris Johnson to make case for united Covid response on Scotland visit

Boris Johnson says the pandemic shows the value of working together, amid independence vote calls.

Covid: UK vaccine supplies 'won't be interrupted' - Gove

A row over vaccine shortages has seen the EU demand AstraZeneca supply it with doses from UK plants.

Coronavirus: EU and AstraZeneca seek to resolve vaccine supply crisis

Both sides pledge to work together after a reported 50 million-dose shortfall for the 27-member EU.

Covid: 'Virus going in right direction but not fast enough'

Coronavirus infections are still at very high levels in many regions, a study estimates.

Covid-19: Boris Johnson to visit Scotland and the singing lessons easing 'long Covid'

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday morning.

Football Headlines

Man Utd 1-2 Sheff Utd: No big inquest after surprise defeat - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says there will be "no big inquest" despite a shock home defeat by bottom team Sheffield United.

Thomas Tuchel: New Chelsea boss sees positives despite Wolves draw

Thomas Tuchel believes he has seen enough from his Chelsea players to leave him feeling positive about the future.

Premier League transfers: Is this the most difficult transfer window ever?

With only a handful of transfers completed in the Premier League so far in January, are clubs finding it harder than ever to do deals?

MOTD Analysis: Calamity of errors? costs Man Utd in Blades defeat

Match of the Day's Gary Lineker, Dion Dublin and Martin Keown discuss the defensive errors that led to Manchester United's 2-1 defeat against Sheffield United at Old Trafford.

Man Utd 1-2 Sheff Utd: Oliver Burke scores winner for Blades

Bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United cause a stunning upset with a Premier League victory over title-chasing Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Cricket Headlines

Pakistan v South Africa: Fawad Alam hits century on day two in Karachi

Fawad Alam hits a century as Pakistan finish day two of the first Test against South Africa in Karachi with an 88-run lead.

Racism in cricket: 14 BAME players report racism in cricket survey

Fourteen black, Asian and minority ethnic professional cricketers say they have experienced or witnessed racism in the sport.

Gary Wilson: Ireland will learn lessons from Afghan series defeat and continue to make progress

Gary Wilson says the 3-0 ODI series defeat by Afghanistan will not halt the progress of a largely young Ireland team.

Chris Silverwood: England coach ask fans to 'understand' rotation policy

England coach Chris Silverwood asks supporters to "understand" the resting of a number of players from Tests this winter.

Cynthia Crawford: Worcestershire appoint first female president

Worcestershire appoint lifelong fan Cynthia Crawford - former PA to Margaret Thatcher - as the club's first female president.

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.