‘This is cutting edge:’ Maryland set to debut Cole Field House football facility – Baltimore Sun

Gary Williams developed a pattern to generate donations to renovate Maryland’s Cole Field House. The former men’s basketball player turned Hall of Fame coach turned senior managing director for alumni relations and athletic development would sit down with fellow alumni and explain why the historic — and rarely used — basketball arena was the perfect […]

BT offers universal broadband by in place of regulation – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some remote homes have struggled to get decent broadband connections BT has offered to provide the infrastructure for 99% of premises in the UK to get broadband speeds of at least 10 megabits per second by 2020. If accepted, it would mean government-proposed rules, allowing those living in remote […]

Carwow, a UK startup that helps you buy a new car, raises $39M Series C – TechCrunch

Carwow, a platform that helps you buy a new car, has closed $39 million in Series C funding. The round was led by new investor Vitruvian Partners, with existing investors Accel Partners and Balderton Capital also participating. At today’s exchange rate it brings total funding to approximately $62.6 million. Founded in late 2010, Carwow originally […]

UK ‘has stripped 150 jihadists and criminals of citizenship’ – The Guardian

More than 150 suspected jihadists and criminals have been stripped of their citizenship and banned from returning to the UK, it has been reported. Ministers stepped up the “deprivation orders” amid fears that the collapse of Islamic State would lead to an influx of militants from Syria, according to the Sunday Times. Quoting official figures […]

Man Is Charged After Girl Reports Being Raped Twice in One Night – New York Times

Man Is Charged After Girl Reports Being Raped Twice in One Night – New York Times

Two men were arrested after a 14-year-old girl was raped in two separate attacks in one night near a railway in Birmingham, England, the British Transport Police said on Saturday. The two men, one 34 and the other 27, neither of whom were identified, were arrested after the police released closed-circuit television images of two […]

Brexit: Fox holds firm on opposing free movement – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Unregulated free movement of people after Brexit would “not keep faith” with the EU referendum result, the international trade secretary has said. In a Sunday Times interview, Liam Fox said he had “not been party” to widely-reported talks about a “transitional” period when free movement is retained. Chancellor Philip Hammond has said […]

Israeli soldier who killed wounded Palestinian attacker loses appeal

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Elor Azaria was in court with his parents Oshra and Charlie on Sunday An Israeli military court has rejected the appeal of a soldier who was jailed for 18 months for killing a wounded Palestinian attacker. Elor Azaria was found guilty in January of manslaughter over the March 2016 […]

German nightclub shooting: Two dead in Konstanz

Image copyright EPA Image caption Police officers stand at the door of the nightclub “Grey” in Constance, where the shooting took place A gunman has been shot dead by German police after opening fire at a nightclub in the city of Konstanz. One person was killed and three seriously injured in the attack at about […]