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August 14, 2018 4:31 PM Shop refused permission to sell alcohol after owner 'misled' committee

But members of the licensing committee felt Mr Khan had not been honest with them about his connections with the former owner of the shop. Cllr Madeline Murray, chairman of the panel, told the meeting: “The application for a premises licence has been refused on the grounds the committee is not confident the applicant would promote any of the four licensing 6


Millions of Android smartphones could be vulnerable to hackers straight out of the box because of vulnerabilities in pre-installed apps. The vulnerabilities were unearthed by mobile security firm Kryptowire, based in Washington, DC. According to Kryptowire, the vulnerabilities are a result of Android’s open source nature. This lets third-parties use Google's 8

August 13, 2018 9:21 AM New law could see 'dangerous cycling' treated the same as dangerous driving

DANGEROUS cycling could be prosecuted in the same way as dangerous driving under new laws proposed by ministers. The proposals follow the death in February 2016 of 44-year-old mother-of-two Kim Briggs, who was knocked over and killed by a London bicycle courier. The cyclist, Charlie Alliston, was prosecuted under Victorian laws of causing bodily harm by wanton 4

August 13, 2018 8:33 AM Signal fault at Brighton Station causing service suspensions

Gatwick Express tweeted this morning: "Due to a Network Rail signalling fault at Brighton Station, Gatwick Express extensions to Brighton are currently suspended. Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick will run as normal." Southern Rail said: "Due to a fault with the Network Rail signalling system at Brighton, fewer trains are able to run in and out of the station 5

August 10, 2018 8:42 AM Dad 'marks' schools boss's holiday fine letter

A father has "marked and graded" a letter sent by the county's education head with seven spelling mistakes. Daniel Moore from Exmouth, Devon, was sent the letter to inform him of a £60 fine for keeping his son away from school for five days during term time. He called the council "hypocrites", adding he would pay the fine but would return the letter 7

August 8, 2018 9:41 AM Flat-earther confounded by shape of all the other planets

A MAN who believes that the earth is flat has been confounded by the shape of every single other planet. Julian Cook was explaining how if the earth was round cars would be drifting to the left all the time when a workmate showed him some photographs of every other planet in the solar system. Cook said: “Uhhhh, they are round because of a process called 7

July 30, 2018 8:05 AM MH370 report: Was Malaysia Airlines flight hijacked? Plane DELIBERATELY re-directed

MALAYSIA Airlines Flight 370 was deliberately turned around before it crashed into the ocean, according to a report released by the Malaysian Government today. The government’s chief investigator concluded that the Boeing 777 lost contact with air traffic control after being manually re-directed after take-off. Kok Soo Chon said: “What we have established 13

July 29, 2018 2:53 PM Rail and ferry providers are the ‘weak link’ in UK’s border control warns think tank

The damning document reads: “It takes two hours to be processed, by which time a fugitive might have left the country.” The report went on to hail Britain’s departure from the EU as an opportunity to confront foreign providers over failings and tighten the system. “Brexit provides an opportunity to close this rail and ferry loophole and push operators 7

July 27, 2018 5:12 AM Pakistan election 2018: Imran Khan CONFIRMED as new Prime Minister

IMRAN KHAN has been confirmed as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister as official results are finally released, however, the former cricketer will need to form a coalition to form a government. Mr Khan unofficially confirmed his victory yesterday with a statement recorded at his house. He has promised a new Pakistan after an election that was marred by violence 16

July 27, 2018 4:23 AM Lunar eclipse: Skygazers await century's longest 'blood moon'

Skywatchers will be treated to the longest "blood moon" eclipse of the 21st Century on Friday. As it rises, during this total eclipse, Earth's natural satellite will turn a striking shade of red or ruddy brown. The "totality" period, when light from the Moon is totally obscured, will last for one hour, 43 minutes. The eclipse is visible from Europe 9