Christine Lampard confronts stalker in court

Image copyright PA Image caption Christine Lampard described tweets sent to her as “incoherent waffle” TV presenter Christine Lampard has described tweets allegedly sent to her by a stalker as “sinister and dark”. Christof King, 39, of Mowbray Road, Brent, pleaded guilty to stalking last week, but disputes sending the tweets. He sent letters and turned up at the house …

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‘Remarkable’ therapy beats terminal breast cancer

Image copyright Getty Images The life of a woman with terminal breast cancer has been saved by a pioneering new therapy, say US researchers. It involved pumping 90 billion cancer-killing immune cells into her body. Judy Perkins, 49, had been given three months to live, but two years later there is no sign of cancer in her body. The team …

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Hundreds wait hours in Stansted Airport baggage ‘chaos’

Image copyright Ciaran Fitzgerald-Morgan Image caption Passengers described baggage collection on Monday as “a shambles” and “chaos” Hundreds of passengers had to wait up to four hours to reclaim their luggage after most baggage handlers at Stansted Airport had gone home. Cargo handlers Swissport said “seven times the number of anticipated flights arrived after 01:00 BST on Monday”. Many were …

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London teen guilty of museum terror plot

Image copyright Julia Quenzler A teenager has been found guilty of plotting a terror attack on the British Museum in London with Britain’s first all-woman cell. Safaa Boular, 18, of Vauxhall, London, has become Britain’s youngest convicted female Islamic State terrorist. A jury at the Old Bailey found her guilty of two offences of preparation of terrorism acts. She was …

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Xiaomi Mi Mini Scooter, Mi Home Mosquito Repellent Launched

Xiaomi has first introduced a Portable Mosquito Repeller and a the Mi Electric Scooter back in 2016. Now, the Chinese manufacturer has unveiled the second generation, home version of the mosquito repellent in China. Xiaomi has also introduced a new Mi Mini Scooter for Kids. The company has revealed some of the specifications and pricing details of the two products …

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Facebook criticised by disability charities over advert

Image copyright YouTube Image caption The adverts for the game were made in Russia. Facebook has been criticised by disability charities for hosting adverts across the platform featuring the word “retard”. The adverts for the game Hustle Castle: Medieval Life featured characters with the heading “Level 1 Retard”, reported digital content site Digiday. The adverts also featured on the social …

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French Open: Serena Williams pulls out with injury before Maria Sharapova match

Serena Williams is a three-time winner of the French Open women’s singles title French Open 2018 Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app. Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open before her fourth-round match with Maria Sharapova because of …

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Microsoft Paying $7.5 Billion for GitHub

Microsoft says it’s paying $7.5 billion in stock for the popular coder hangout GitHub. GitHub is a platform where software developers can go to host and review each other’s code. The San Francisco startup was founded in 2008 and has grown sharply since announcing its first outside investment in 2012. It now counts about 27 million software developers around the …

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Idea Launches New Rs. 149 Voice Calling Plan With 21 Days Validity

In the midst of its final stages of merger with Vodafone, Idea is said to have launched a new plan for its prepaid customers. The Rs. 149 plan is only a voice tariff plan, and it comes with unlimited voice calling benefits, as well as 100 SMS messages per day. This plan appears to have been introduced to compete with …

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Man admits sending racist and abusive emails to MPs

Image copyright Google Image caption David William Hall appeared at Walsall Magistrates’ Court on Monday A man sent racist and threatening emails to six MPs, including one which urged David Lammy to “remember what happened to Jo Cox”. David William Hall, 72, of Wolverhampton admitted six counts of sending grossly offensive messages. Emails were also sent to MPs Dominic Grieve, …

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Computex 2018: Asus TUF Gaming M5 Mouse, K5 Keyboard, H5 Headset, GT501 Cabinet, and FX10CP Desktop Launched

Taiwanese electronics giant Asus on Monday announced the launch of its latest mouse, keyboard, headset, chassis, and desktop in its TUF Gaming lineup ahead of Computex 2018 in Taipei. All of the mentioned TUF Gaming peripherals will be available starting Q3 2018. Pricing is yet to be revealed for any of the products. Asus at the same event also unveiled …

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Apple Watch use at lights leads to fine for student

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Apple watch is a distraction just like a phone, said a Canadian judge A Canadian student has been fined Canadian $400 (£230, $310) for looking at her Apple smartwatch while waiting at traffic lights. Victoria Ambrose was found guilty of breaking Ontario’s distracted driving law. In court, Ms Ambrose said she looked at …

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