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Storm Dennis: Fears for Severn towns amid fresh flood warnings

Residents in communities on the river are being evacuated as water threatens to top flood defences.

Wages back above pre-economic crisis levels

Average wages - when adjusted for inflation - exceed pre-crisis levels for the first time since 2008.

Coronavirus: British couple on cruise ship 'test positive'

The UK government says it is trying to rescue British nationals from the quarantined cruise ship.

HSBC signals mass job cuts as profits plunge

Interim chief executive Noel Quinn reveals extensive job cuts and restructuring to shake up the bank.

Billie Eilish on Bond and online bullying

In an exclusive interview with the BBC, the singer speaks ahead of her performance at the Brit Awards.

Football Headlines

Frank Lampard: VAR decisions 'soul destroying' for Chelsea fans

The video assistant referee (VAR) "didn't get it right" in Chelsea's loss against Manchester United and it was "soul destroying" for the fans, says Blues boss Frank Lampard.

Garth Crooks' team of the week: Alisson, Soyuncu, Doucoure, Calvert-Lewin

Which goalkeeper is world class? Who is worth £30m in today's market? And which player is an intelligent lad who listens? Find out in Garth Crooks' team of the week.

Champions League: What to look out for in the knockout stages

The Champions League returns with the knockout stages, so will it finally be PSG's year? And can Erling Braut Haaland continue his goalscoring spree?

Women?s Footballer of the Year contender Julie Ertz

BBC Sport profiles Chicago Red Stars and USA midfielder Julie Ertz, one of five nominees for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2020 award.

Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's side qualify for Champions League next season

Yes, it's only mid February - but Liverpool have qualified for next season's Champions League already...

Cricket Headlines

Women's T20 World Cup: England lose to Sri Lanka in final warm-up game

Captain Heather Knight hopes England can put their shock warm-up defeat by Sri Lanka behind them as they prepare for the Women's T20 World Cup.

Adil Rashid: Yorkshire limited-overs contract for England leg-spinner

England spinner Adil Rashid agrees a new one-year limited-overs deal with Yorkshire - but insists he still has Test ambitions.

The Hundred: Moeen Ali to captain Birmingham Phoenix in first season

England all-rounder Moeen Ali will captain Birmingham Phoenix in the first season of The Hundred this summer.

Jos Buttler can take confidence from T20 knock to Sri Lanka, says Chris Silverwood

England coach Chris Silverwood hopes Jos Buttler can take confidence from his T20 half-century against South Africa into the Test tour of Sri Lanka.

Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa Test & T20 captain

Faf du Plessis says it is in the "best interests" of South African cricket that he steps down as captain of the country's Test and Twenty20 sides.

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.