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Image copyright MIKE CLARKE Image caption Modern email clients are based on the work of many different developers and programmers A US judge has dismissed a libel case that revolved around one man’s claim to have invented email in 1978. Shiva Ayyadurai sued news website Tech Dirt earlier this year…

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Image copyright PA Image caption Labour says the government will use Brexit to accrue huge new powers MPs from all parties have been urged to “work with” the government to pass its main Brexit bill as they prepare to begin debating the legislation. The EU (Withdrawal) Bill will end the…

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WARNING: This story contains spoilers. Image caption Suranne Jones and Bertie Carvel come face-to-face in the first episode Doctor Foster is back on our screens, two years since the first series – and fans and critics alike seem happy to have her back. It was the most-watched television programme on…

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Image copyright Airbus Image caption The record-setting flight was the 38th the Perlan 2 aircraft had made An engineless glider has been flown at a record altitude of 52,172ft (15.9km). The aircraft’s two pilots achieved the feat in the skies above Argentina’s Patagonia region. The height represented a 3% gain…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: The new Leaf is Nissan’s first car to feature its ProPilot auto-park tech (figures quoted in the video represent US tests) Nissan has launched a longer-range version of its best-selling Leaf electric vehicle, as it fights growing competition in the electric…

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Image copyright Reuters Firms that rely on EU workers have warned of the “catastrophic” impact of proposals to slash unskilled migration on the day Britain leaves the EU. Under the draft plan, leaked to the Guardian, firms would have to recruit locally unless they could prove an “economic need” to…

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Image copyright JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT Image caption Attackers went after work on improving batteries and alternative fuels British universities are being hit by hundreds of successful cyber-attacks every year, reports the Times. More than 1,152 intrusions into UK university networks had been recorded in 2016-17, it said. And thieves were interested…

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Image copyright Google Image caption The European Court of Human Rights is in Strasbourg A Romanian man should not have been fired for sending private messages at work, Europe’s top human rights court has ruled. Bogdan Mihai Barbulescu was sacked for sending the messages via the Yahoo messaging system in…

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Image copyright Getty Images Actress Meghan Markle has spoken about her love for Prince Harry in public for the first time, saying: “Personally, I love a great love story.” The star of US drama Suits told Vanity Fair the pair are enjoying “special” time together. “We’re two people who are…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNicola Sturgeon says the 1% public sector pay cap is to be lifted with “affordable pay rises” from 2018 The 1% cap on public sector pay rises in Scotland will be scrapped next year, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. The Scottish government has…

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