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Ex-officer Derek Chauvin guilty of Floyd murder

Derek Chauvin knelt on the neck of African-American George Floyd for over nine minutes last May.

European Super League: All six Premier League teams withdraw from competition

All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League formally withdraw from the competition.

Johnny Mercer: Tory MP resigns as defence minister

The Tory MP criticises the scope of a law designed to protect veterans from unfounded prosecutions.

Downing Street scraps plans for White House-style press briefings

After spending £2.6m on the new briefing room, it will now be used by Boris Johnson and officials instead.

Middle East states dominate list of top executioners in 2020 - Amnesty

Iran, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia follow China in Amnesty's list of who executes the most people.

Football Headlines

European Super League: All six Premier League teams withdraw from competition

All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League formally withdraw from the competition.

Ed Woodward: Manchester United executive vice-chairman to stand down at end of 2021

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will step down from his role at the end of 2021.

European Super League: 'Owners of big six must beg for forgiveness'

Owners of the six English clubs involved with the European Super League must "beg for forgiveness", says former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock.

Chelsea 0-0 Brighton & Hove Albion: Hosts held on dramatic night for European football

Chelsea draw with Brighton to climb into the Champions League places on a dramatic night for the future of European football.

Norwich City 0-1 Watford: Hornets move closer to promotion

Watford move a step closer to an immediate return to the Premier League with a 1-0 victory at already promoted Norwich City.

Cricket Headlines

Ed Smith's England selector role abolished, Chris Silverwood takes charge

Ed Smith's role as England national selector has been abolished, with team selection becoming the responsibility of head coach Chris Silverwood.

Liam Livingstone: England batsman pulls out of IPL

England batsman Liam Livingstone pulls out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League because of "bubble fatigue".

Indian Premier League 2021: The story of the Knight Riders brand

Venky Mysore, CEO of Kolkata Knight Riders, tells BBC Sport how he plans to revolutionise franchise cricket across the world.

Josh de Caires: Michael Atherton's son on following in his father's footsteps

Josh de Caires, the son of former England captain Michael Atherton, discusses pressure, international ambitions and being a "stubborn" batsman.

Mohammad Amir: Former Pakistan bowler joins Kent for T20 Blast

Kent sign former Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir for the second half of this year's T20 Blast campaign.

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.