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Cabinet still being persuaded over Brexit - Dominic Raab

The Brexit secretary says selling the government's blueprint for leaving the EU is an ongoing task.

Fur sales: MPs call for consultation to ban real fur

It comes as MPs investigate why real fur has been sold as fake on the UK's high streets.

Prince George turns five: Official birthday picture released

A new official picture is released as the third in line to the throne turns five.

'Trade war a reality' French finance minister warns

Bruno Le Maire accuses the US of using "the law of the jungle" with unilateral tariffs

Politicians call for Northern Ireland abortion reform

More than 170 UK and Ireland politicians sign a letter urging the UK government to change the law.

Football Headlines

Klopp 'does not care' about being called a hypocrite for spending

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp "doesn't care" about allegations of hypocrisy over his transfer spending.

'There's no league that I'd say no to' - Hart wants permanent move

Manchester City keeper Joe Hart says his next move needs to be "permanent" rather than going out on loan again.

Neymar was in 'mourning' after World Cup exit

Brazil striker Neymar says he could not look at a ball after his nation's quarter-final defeat by Belgium at the World Cup.

Izzy Christiansen: Manchester City Women midfielder set to join Lyon

England midfielder Izzy Christiansen is set to join European champions Lyon from Manchester City Women.

Player-manager Miller scores first Livingston goal

Kenny Miller scores his first Livingston goal as they overcome Annan, while Dundee United are on the brink of Scottish League Cup elimination.

Cricket Headlines

Essex and Hampshire in thrilling tie - report and highlights

Ravi Bopara is run out on the final ball chasing a second run as Essex tie a thrilling T20 Blast South Group match with Hampshire.

Kia Super League 'instrumental' to England Women's World Cup win

As the Kia Super League returns a year on from England's Women's World Cup win, the T20 event is hailed as "instrumental" to that success.

T20 Blast: Essex tie with Hampshire after nail-biting finish

Watch highlights of a nail-biting conclusion as Essex tie their T20 Blast South Group match with Hampshire.

Maharaj takes 9-129 for South Africa as spin dominates in Colombo

Keshav Maharaj posts South Africa's best figures since they were readmitted to international cricket in 1991 by taking 9-129 against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka's Galle cricket stadium risks being demolished

The famously picturesque ground, in southern Sri Lanka, is next to a World Heritage-listed fort.

The Register

Google Translate spews doomsday messages, Facebook snatches boffins, and more in AI

Plus: New Dota challenge for OpenAI

Roundup Hello, welcome to this week's roundup in AI. The machines have been sending us spooky messages on Google Translate, Facebook is hiring more academics to start new labs and some prat decided to step on a self-driving car in California.

LabCorp ransomed, 18k routers rooted, a new EXIF menace, and more

Plus a new worry for enterprises over DNS flaws

Roundup This was the week of blunders by Venmo, million-dollar bank heists, and beefier bug bounties.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code replumbed for better Python taming

Python Language Server an option for those that code

Microsoft's Visual Studio Code, the company's Electron-based source code editor for Linux, macOS and Windows, has been bestowed with the company's Python Language Server, making it more fluent in the popular programming language.

[NSFW] Fake prudes: Catholic uni AI bot taught to daub bikinis on naked chicks

Send nudes plz... for the purposes of training this machine-learning software

NSFW Artificially intelligent software is used more and more to automatically detect and ban nude images on social networks and similar sites. However, today's algorithms and models aren't perfect at clocking racy snaps, and a lot of content moderation still falls to humans.

Microsoft: The Kremlin's hackers are already sniffing, probing around America's 2018 elections

Russia's Fancy Bear crew caught gearing up for mid-terms

Microsoft says it has already uncovered evidence of Russian government-backed hacking gangs attempting to interfere in the 2018 US mid-term elections.

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.