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Michael Clarke and George Bailey led the Australian recovery after Monty Panesar, James Anderson and Graeme Swann took quick wickets in the afternoon session to drag England back into the second Test. Chris Rogers and Shane Watson had earlier hit half-centuries. Keep track of all the latest news on day one.
Sea levels to reach same level as devastating 1953 floods as coastal surge and gale-force winds threaten to batter east coast
The Environment Agency and Met Office are warning that the east coast of England is at risk of ‘significant’ coastal flooding.
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Competing with Jon Favreau’s version.
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It’ll be called Ballers.
Well-paid BBC bashing stars should stop criticising corporation in public because it ‘damages staff morale’, top director says
In a thinly-veiled broadside at some of the BBC’s top talent – including David Dimbleby and actress Jennifer Saunders – BBC Director of Television Danny Cohen said staff who go public with their concerns undermine morale.
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The National Security Agency is tracking the location and movements of cellphones outside the United States in an effort to find suspicious travel patterns or activities by intelligence targets, according to documents leaked by Edward J. Snowden.
The Ashes 2013-14: Monty Panesar the subject of apparent ‘racist’ jibe in tweet by Cricket Australia
Monty Panesar was the subject of an apparent ‘racist’ jibe by the Cricket Australia Twitter feed ahead of the first day of the second Test at Adelaide.
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After having lived through the name, night, and day of BBCs iconic and long-running series Doctor Who, we suppose its only fair that we also encounter The Time of The Doctor, too. Because its time for everyone’s favorite madman in a magic blue box to regenerate and what better time to deal with the crushing and ominous realization that Matt Smith is leaving than the happiest time of the year, also known as Christmas?
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So you want the latest game console? You want the newest home media monster entertainment device that brings the new generation of digital interactivity to you right before Christmas? Well, if you have plans on ordering more than one Xbox One unit, you might run into a little problem that some users could be running into.
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Most of us can’t live without a subscription to Netflix or Amazon Prime.
With busy schedules and other issues that arise, the ability to stream content to a multitude of devices from anywhere has become a perfect tool to prevent pop culture indifference.
How else could someone catch up on shows like Mad Men and Dexter when managing numerous deadlines for projects related to work?
However, some people may turned off by the idea of watching their favorite shows on a smartphone or tablet. Concerns could be raised about the quality of what is on screen and being bothered by nuisances oc curing around them.
Fortunately, these are the 11 best apps that will alleviate this anxiety.
VUDU has a colossal library of movies and TV shows to watch on your tablet.
VUDUprovides users with an extensive database of movies and TV shows to view on a variety of devices. Compatible machines include the iPad, Android tablets, Roku boxes and gaming consoles. The releases arrive before on VUDU before they hit Netflix. While the sign-up process is free, the ability to rent more movies depends on paying the $2 dollar fee. Fortunately, there are no late fees.
WATCH ABC delivers all your favorite shows and live streams to view on your tablet or phone.
In case you missed the most recent episode of Grey’s Anatomy or Agents of SHIELD, try out the WATCH ABC app to catch up on your favorite shows. The interesting part of this app is that it can stream these series live on any device. None of its competitors are capable of doing that. Through the On Demand menu, you can access the most recent re-runs of comedy hits like Modern Family but a version for Android is available for select devices.
Comcast XFinity TV GO app gives subscribers THOUSANDS of movies and shows to stream from any Wi-Fi connection.
Comcast rebranded their mobile app as XFINITY TV Go. For subscribers to the cable service, the app allows for streaming from any Wi-Fi network nearby. The video quality is HD. The only downside is that the selection of channels is limited but it should be expanding soon.
As a kid, Dasha Batelle was so fascinated by comics, she used to copy them out of the newspaper and The New Yorker.
So when the 24-year-0ld New Yorker began her job as a paralegal, she realized she needed an outlet for her creativity. That’s when she discovered Snapchat.
“Personally, using Snapchat is really rewarding,” Batelle told Business Insider. “It’s a creative challenge for me — the kind of “outside the box” thinking that I haven’t really encountered at work. I know a lot of people are skeptical about Snapchat’s potential right now, but I really believe in this app and think it will continue to be successful.”
Her one suggestion for the app’s developers? “The color spectrum — green needs more range! Not everything can be done in lime green!”
Here’s a starry starry Snap…
Lady Liberty and her latte.
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Linguistics researchers at Manchester University surveyed 1,400 people from Moray in Scotland down to Cornwall. They found that while many regional divisions remain, they are slowly being worn away – particularly when it comes to the word for a soft piece of bread.
£100m aid project where officials were paid more than the PM: Insiders reveal ‘lavish’ salaries as scheme is shut down with immediate effect
Shocked insiders said at least one official working on the £100 million Trademark Southern Africa scheme was being paid more than David Cameron’s salary.
George Osborne has secured a 5 per cent cut in wind power subsidies amid increasing concerns about the hostility turbines have caused in rural areas, and to head off a revolt by Tory MPs.
Rules state that Royal Mail must aim to deliver 93 per cent of first class post on the next working day. But between December 2 and December 31, these rules are scrapped.