Spanish police stop second attack after 13 killed in Barcelona

Spanish police stop second attack after 13 killed in Barcelona

Spanish police say they have killed five people in the town of Cambrils to stop a second attempted van attack after an earlier one in Barcelona. The attackers were wearing explosive belts, police said. Thirteen people died and dozens were injured when a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas area on Thursday afternoon. The driver of the can fled and is still at large. Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said it was a…

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Ronaldo banned for five matches after pushing referee in win over Barcelona

Ronaldo banned for five matches after pushing referee in win over Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for five games after he was sent off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday. He was given a one-match ban for being shown two yellow cards and a further four for pushing the referee in the back after he had been sent off. The bookings at the Nou Camp were for taking off his shirt to celebrate his goal to…

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FaceApp launches 'blackface' feature, then deletes it after social backlash

FaceApp has removed a feature which changed people’s ethnicity in selfies less than 24 hours after updating it. The app, which launched in early 2017, changes photos with filters to make users look older, younger or swap gender. But its latest feature was criticised for being racist within minutes of going live. It allowed people to change their faces to look more black, Asian, Indian or Caucasian in photos. FaceApp was criticised in April for…

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One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would look like and, in the process, created an enormous amount of user expectation that the game didn’t even come close to fulfilling. Over the last year, Hello Games has worked…

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Customers 'furious' with TNT after cyber-attack meltdown

Customers 'furious' with TNT after cyber-attack meltdown

When Leah Charpentier ordered a vintage coffee table, on 8 June – a birthday present for her brother – she didn’t think it would take more than six weeks to be delivered. She also didn’t expect for the furniture to arrive with one of its casters broken off. This particular coffee table was just one of hundreds of thousands of items caught up in an extraordinary meltdown at courier TNT, which was badly affected by…

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Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announce separation after eight years

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announce separation after eight years

US actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have announced that they are separating after eight years of marriage in joint statements shared on social media. The couple, who met in 2007 while filming the romantic comedy Take Me Home Tonight, said attempts to save their relationship had failed. “We tried hard for a long time, and we’re really disappointed,” Pratt wrote in a post on Facebook on Sunday. Pratt, 38, and Faris, 40, were married…

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Farah will overcome injury after 'toughest race' – highlights & report

Farah will overcome injury after 'toughest race' – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Mo Farah says he will overcome a leg injury to defend his 5,000m world title after winning the “toughest race” of his life to retain his 10,000m crown. The Briton, 34, was tripped and almost fell twice late on as he won the first medal of the 2017 World Championships in thrilling fashion at London Stadium. “I hurt my leg and I’m going to see a doctor,…

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Bed found for suicidal girl after judge's criticism

Bed found for suicidal girl after judge's criticism

A bed has been found for a suicidal girl, a day after a judge criticised a lack of care provision available when she is freed from youth custody. Sir James Munby, said there would be “blood on our hands” if the 17-year-old did not receive adequate supervision. The girl, known as X, is due to be released in 10 days and was without a place at a secure unit. Mike Prentice, NHS North’s medical director,…

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