Man beats AI machine in debating competition

Man beats AI machine in debating competition

An IBM-made machine designed to win debates has lost out to a human champion debater from London, in a heated competition of man versus artificial intelligence. The tech firm's Project Debater is said to be the world's first AI system that can de...
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Jeremy Corbyn says he wants to prevent a no-deal Brexit while in Brussels for talks with EU leaders.
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Four men jailed after killing woman with stolen lorry

Four men jailed after killing woman with stolen lorry

Four men who were in an out-of-control stolen lorry which killed a pedestrian as it ploughed into three cars and a house have been given jail sentences of between 10-and-a-half and 13 years. The men were sentenced following the death of mother-of...
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Fendi pay tribute to Karl Lagerfeld at Milan Fashion Week

Fendi pay tribute to Karl Lagerfeld at Milan Fashion Week

Rome-based fashion house Fendi pay tribute to designer Karl Lagerfeld in their Fall/Winter Collection show at Milan Fashion Week. It was the last collection he worked on before his death aged 85.
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A look at the fourth-generation Mazda3

A look at the fourth-generation Mazda3

The fourth-generation Mazda3 looks to continue challenging Ford and Volkswagen in the hatchback market.
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A look at the new Jeep Wrangler

A look at the new Jeep Wrangler

The fourth-generation Jeep Wrangler is a better all-rounder than its predecessors, without losing its off-roading ability.
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Alfie Lamb: Mother and her boyfriend found guilty of cruelty over child's car seat death

Alfie Lamb: Mother and her boyfriend found guilty of cruelty over child's car seat death

The mother of a three-year-old boy allegedly crushed by a car seat is facing years behind bars for child cruelty. Adrian Hoare, 23, allegedly failed to prevent her boyfriend Stephen Waterson, 25, from squashing Alfie Lamb in the footwell of his Au...
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World's largest bee rediscovered in Indonesia

World's largest bee rediscovered in Indonesia

The world's largest bee has been rediscovered, more than 160 years after it was first seen on a tropical Indonesian island. The giant insect is as long as an adult's thumb, and not a single one of them had been seen since 1981.
Teenager found guilty of murdering six-year-old Alisha MacPhail

Teenager found guilty of murdering six-year-old Alisha MacPhail

A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of abducting, raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail. A jury at the High Court in Glasgow took three hours to find the teenager, who cannot be named due to his age, guilty unanimously, following a...
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John McDonnell appeals to Labour MPs amid resignations

John McDonnell appeals to Labour MPs amid resignations

Labour's shadow chancellor said he would be happy to meet MPs from his party to discuss their concerns following eight resignations this week. Mr McDonnell made the comments at a BAME business event in Willenhall, West Midlands.
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Spanish police attack Celtic fans in Valencia

Spanish police attack Celtic fans in Valencia

Celtic fans have claimed that they have been attacked with batons, riot shields and rubber bullets by police in Valencia. Fans as young as 15 were hurt, ahead of the club's Europa League game against the Spanish team tonight, and witnesses on Wed...
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Drone sighting at Dublin Airport temporarily suspends flights

Drone sighting at Dublin Airport temporarily suspends flights

A confirmed sighting of a drone temporarily suspended flights at Dublin Airport on Thursday. The airport announced that flights were being grounded to ensure the safety and security of passengers but within 15 minutes operations were resumed.
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Jean-Claude Juncker: I am not hopeful that a no-deal Brexit can be avoided

Jean-Claude Juncker: I am not hopeful that a no-deal Brexit can be avoided

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker says he is 'not optimistic' that a no-deal Brexit can be avoided during an EU plenary session on civil society.
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Premature baby ray 'hatches' from plastic bag

Premature baby ray 'hatches' from plastic bag

Mandatory Courtesy: Macduff Marine Aquarium. A premature baby ray that was kept in a plastic bag for its safety has been successfully released at a north-east aquarium.The baby thornback was born in December, roughly a month early, prompting staf...
Polar bears roll around in ice cubes at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Polar bears roll around in ice cubes at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A consignment of ice was delivered to Yorkshire Wildlife Park after donation from The Ice Co.
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Samsung reveals the Galaxy Fold: a luxury foldable smartphone

Samsung reveals the Galaxy Fold: a luxury foldable smartphone

Samsung has unveiled a highly-anticipated foldable smartphone that will cost consumers almost 2,000 US dollars (GBP1,530). The Galaxy Fold, launched in San Francisco on Wednesday, is due to be released on April 26 in the US and May 3 in Europe.
Countdown to Brexit: 36 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 36 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on March 29. Here, we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Sailor meets baby son after being at sea for his birth

Sailor meets baby son after being at sea for his birth

A sailor met his son for the first time when he was four months old, because the new dad was thousands of miles away when his wife gave birth. Leo Laurente was in the middle of the ocean, halfway through his nine month stint at sea, when little Ez...
Dozens killed in Dhaka fire

Dozens killed in Dhaka fire

A devastating fire has raced through densely packed buildings in Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 70 people. The fire in a historic district of Dhaka left some 50 more people injured.
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Guardiola says City 'not ready' for Champions League challenge

Guardiola says City 'not ready' for Champions League challenge

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City have work to do if they want to achieve Champions League glory. City snatched a 3-2 win over Schalke after the unfancied German side won two penalties in the first half.
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Brit Awards 2019: Highlights

Brit Awards 2019: Highlights

The 1975 and Calvin Harris were the big winners as they took home two awards each at the 39th Brit Awards.
Beyonce and Jay-Z give ode to Meghan during Brit Awards speech

Beyonce and Jay-Z give ode to Meghan during Brit Awards speech

The Carters gave the Duchess of Sussex a special mention during their Brit Awards speech after picking up Best International Group.
Meghan Markle in NYC for rumored baby shower

Meghan Markle in NYC for rumored baby shower

The baby shower for the Duchess of Sussex seems to have occurred, with Gayle King and Jessica Mulroney among an intimate group of friends gathered at a hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
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Theresa May saddened by MP departures

Theresa May saddened by MP departures

Speaking in Brussels, the Prime Minister said she is saddened by the decision that three former members of her party have taken.
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Paloma Faith happy with more female representation at the Brit Awards 2019

Paloma Faith happy with more female representation at the Brit Awards 2019

Brit Awards nominee Paloma Faith says she happy there is more female representation at the Brit Awards this year after complaining about the lack of women in 2018 awards.