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Tammy Beaumont powers England to comfortable T20 win over New Zealand

England reclaimed Fortress Chelmsford with a vengeance, hitting their highest T20 score against New Zealand – 184 for four – before bowling out their opponents for 138 in 18.5 overs

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Insufficient evidence that AI breast cancer screening is accurate enough to replace human scrutiny

Humans still seem to be better than technology when it comes to the accuracy of spotting possible cases of breast cancer during screening, suggests a review published online in The

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Apple offers small concession in easing App Store rules for Netflix, others

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) will let some apps like Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) provide links to their websites for user payments, a small concession that would allow app developers to bypass the

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Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3080 Ti 20GB graphics card shows up at Russian retailer

It looks increasingly likely that Nvidia has been preparing an RTX 3080 Ti with a more healthy 20 gigabytes of video memory, but it’s not clear when you’ll be able

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Lemon hack will stop spiders invading your home during their mating season

September marks the start of autumn, and that also means the start of spider mating season – here’s how you can keep them at bay using items you likely already

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Record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo’s late goals for Portugal break Ireland’s hearts

Cristiano Ronaldo just would not be denied. He had a penalty saved by Gavin Bazunu and then saw John Egan put the Republic of Ireland on course for what would

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Misinformation on Twitter adversely affects adults’ health decisions

UK and US adult smokers who were considering using e-cigarettes were deterred when exposed to tweets falsely implying the devices are more harmful than conventional cigarettes, finds new research. The

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A City divided? London tackles Brexit with twin-track finance

High in the skyscrapers that have taken root in its warren of medieval streets, City of London grandees are plotting a post-Brexit regulatory revamp to rival New York. The City,

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NASA sets a new launch date of December 18 for the James Webb Space Telescope

NASA’s most complex space observatory to date is also unfortunately one of the agency’s most hamstrung projects. Work on the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope officially started way back

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Mum’s outrage at negative Airbnb review after they used owner’s Netflix account

A woman shocked to receive a negative review from an Airbnb owner after a week-long holiday asked for advice online over whether she should try and challenge it When staying

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