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April 9, 2018 6:01 PM Chinese facial recognition firm, SenseTime, becomes the world's most valuable AI start-up at $4.5 BILLION after raising a record $600 million in a funding round led by Alibaba

Creepy plans for creepy state-wide surveillance in China have moved a step closer, thanks to one of the country's leading tech firms. SenseTime, which works in partnership with Honda on automated vehicle research, has developed facial recognition CCTV technology already in use across China. The firm has tripled its worth in less than a year after a funding 112

March 1, 2018 10:25 AM Man in his 60s dies after falling through the ice into a frozen lake as he tried to rescue his stranded dog

A man has died after being plucked from a frozen lake having apparently fallen through the ice as he tried to save his stranded dog. Emergency services were called to Danson Lake in Danson Park, Welling, South East London yesterday as temperatures plummeted to -2C. The man, who was in his 60s, was pulled from the water of the popular sailing and angling 25

February 12, 2018 2:49 AM Potter holds off big guns to win Pebble Beach title

Ted Potter got off to a hot start for the second straight day en route to a closing round of 69 to capture the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am tournament by three strokes on Sunday. Potter found his groove this week in the California sunshine as he has bounced back from a broken ankle in 2014 to record just his second win on the USPGA Tour and first in five years 31

January 28, 2018 3:25 PM Brexit bill to be 'improved' as Government fights to see law pass 'in one piece'

House of Lords leader Baroness Evans tells Sky News she is open to suggestions from peers but MPs will get the finals say. Key amendments on issues like devolution will be tabled to ensure it passes "in one piece". Leader of the House of Lords Baroness Evans made the admission to Sky News ahead of the crucial legislation being scrutinised for the first 42

January 13, 2018 7:00 AM Tributes paid to village cricketer Leslie Johnson, 70

Leslie Johnson, who was born and bred in Rilllington, died at York Hospital on Friday, December 8, at the age of 70, after several months illness. He was a church warden at St Andrew’s Church, in Rillington, chairman of Heslerton Cricket Club and a member of Lions International, the Association of Cricket Officials, the Cricket Society, Yorkshire County 38

January 11, 2018 4:16 AM Transport and street photography produce top images

SEAFORD Photographic Society’s first meeting of 2018 featured two competitions for projected digital images, with the set subjects of street photography and transport. There were 29 entries for the street photography competition and Gary Carter’s black and white image entitled Home on the Bridge took first prize. Ruth Cattrell’s colourful The Laundry 18

January 7, 2018 6:48 AM Iranian tanker collides with freighter off China; 32 missing

BEIJING (AP) - An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing and causing the tanker to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday. The missing - 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis - are all from the tanker Sanchi, which was floating while still burning early Sunday 34

January 6, 2018 7:14 AM Search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 to resume

A US-based company is searching for the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight 370, which disappeared with 239 passengers and crew. In one of the biggest mysteries in modern aviation, the Boeing 777 vanished over the southern Indian Ocean on 8 March 2014 with 239 people on board. The bulk of the Malaysia Airlines aircraft has never been found, and in January 54

January 2, 2018 12:51 AM Eight drown after speedboat carrying 51 people capsizes off Borneo while several infants are still missing

At least eight people were killed and several others are still missing after a speedboat carrying 51 people capsized off Borneo in Indonesia. A search and rescue mission was launched when the boat, called the Anugrah Express, turned over while travelling to the North Kalimantan province on Monday. The boat's manifest listed 48 passengers with 40 pulled 21

December 27, 2017 11:08 AM Sailing-Wild Oats sets race record in Sydney-Hobart victory

MELBOURNE, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Australian super-maxi Wild Oats XI smashed the race record as they won their ninth Sydney to Hobart bluewater classic on Wednesday but face the possibility of a protest from second-placed LDV Comanche for a near-collision just after the start. Wild Oats, helmed by Mark Richards, crossed the line in the River Derwent at 9:48 pm (1048 GMT) after 15