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Hands on: Samsung Buds 2 Pro review

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds 2 Pro is a surprisingly aggressive reimagining of the Buds line. Instead of jumping off from the Buds Pro design, these Bluetooth earbuds clearly started with the look and feel of the Galaxy Buds 2 and then took an Exacto blade to the body, carving away bits and pieces to accommodate better […]

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Technology

Your Gmail could be in the hands of hackers, but there is one way to protect your emails

Gmail users are being warned that a hacking campaign could have led to their emails being spied on for an entire year. Security experts have discovered a nefarious piece of malware dubbed SHARPEXT which is thought to have come from a hacking group in North Korea called SharpTongue. The malware targets Gmail accounts and has […]

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Science

Erdogan and Putin deal huge EU blow and outsmart bloc – Turkey hands Russia rubles for gas

Mr Erdogan and the Russian President came to the agreement following four hours of talks in Sochi, Russia, last week. The pair have a close but complex relationship, with Turkey refusing to slap sanctions down on Moscow, but has also been said to be conducting a “balancing act” by also supporting Ukraine in the conflict. Mr […]

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World

‘Keys in Putin’s hands’ Erdogan warned failure to help Russia to lead to ousting next year

The Turkish leader met with Vladimir Putin at his Sochi residence on Friday to discuss the ongoing war in Ukraine. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed a leading role in negotiations between Kyiv and Moscow, helping broker a deal on resuming grain exports across the Black Sea. But military expert Igor Korotchenko issued a stern warning […]

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UK

Manchester United vs. Atletico Madrid result: Joao Felix hands Erik ten Hag first loss as Man Utd boss

Manchester United provided a glimpse at the potential starting lineup for next week’s Premier League opener during a 1-0 friendly loss against Spanish side Atletico Madrid in a match played in Norway. It was Erik ten Hag’s first loss as manager after three wins and a draw during preseason. Man United have one final preseason […]

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World

‘Demographic timebomb!’ Xi Jinping’s hands tied over Taiwan as Chinese economy ‘teetering’

Republican Party strategist John Jordan has suggested that China’s leader Xi Jinping is constrained over Taiwan given the growing problems facing the country’s economy. Mr Jordan believes Beijing’s actions regarding Taiwan are being “constrained” by China’s poor economic performance and the knock-on effect the slowdown is having on the Chinese Communist Party’s popularity.  Mr Jordan told […]

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Science

Europe heatwave: Putin rubbing hands with glee as Germany energy masterplan threatened

The Rhine, which is one of Europe’s most important rivers, is currently facing closure on account of critically low water levels. This has forced Uniper, one of Berlin’s largest gas companies to warn face an “irregular operation” at a major power plant, which could lead to lower production. The company noted that its 510MW, coal-fired […]

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Science

India hands ‘lifeline’ to Putin’s war efforts as Russian arms ships sidestep US sanctions

An investigation by the independent Russian news site Meduza revealed that two of these cargo vessels, the Adler and the Ascalon, were previously involved in the delivery of a shipment of S-400 surface-to-air missiles from Russia to China in 2018 while sailing under different names. Meanwhile, another ship, named the Maia 1, reportedly shipped military […]

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Science

Putin’s grip on EU laid bare AGAIN as bloc hands Russia extra cash for diesel imports

Figures show that Europe imported nearly 700,000 diesel barrels a day from Russia last month. According to the tanker tracking group Vortexa, this is higher than the previous month and a 22 percent hike from the same period last year. This is despite the bloc pledging the completely phase out imports of the Russian fuel […]

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Sports

Nick Kyrgios hands umpire code violation for ‘bad idea’ as power loss disrupts Citi Open

Nick Kyrgios has earned his fair share of code violations throughout his tennis career, but he cheekily handed out one of his own at the Citi Open on Thursday morning. The 27-year-old got into a late spat with an umpire as he looked to progress into the third round at Washington. And progress he did, […]