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Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg called on Antonio Conte to be “more precise” in his criticism of Tottenham’s players after his outburst in the aftermath of Saturday’s draw with Southampton. Conte accused his team of lacking professionalism in a rant that also took aim at the culture of the club over the last 20 years. It has been […]

Google has announced it is allowing more people to interact with Bard, the AI chatbot the company is building to counter Microsoft’s early lead in a pivotal battleground of technology. The tech giant is opening a waiting list to use the artificial intelligence tool which is similar to the ChatGPT technology Microsoft began deploying in […]

A man has suffered facial burns after his jacket was set alight as he walked home from a mosque. West Midlands Police said officers are studying video footage of the attack which has been circulated on social media. The incident took place in Shenstone Road in Edgbaston, Birmingham, at around 7pm on Monday. The force […]

The Home Secretary has rejected calls to abolish the Metropolitan Police after a damning review concluded it is institutionally racist, misogynist and homophobic. Conservative MP Matthew Offord urged Suella Braverman to transfer specialist operations currently with the Met, such as counter-terrorism, to the Home Office. This would allow the replacement police service for London to […]

Brennan Johnson is a fitness doubt for Wales’ opening Euro 2024 qualifiers. The in-form Nottingham Forest forward will be examined by the Wales medical team after his delayed arrival into camp for games against Croatia and Latvia. Johnson suffered a groin injury during Forest’s 3-1 defeat at Tottenham on March 11. But the 21-year-old – […]

Just Eat said it plans to axe around 1,700 delivery driver jobs and 170 head office roles after a slowdown in takeaway demand. The Anglo-Dutch firm said the cuts are part of an overhaul designed to improve efficiency as its seeks to reduce costs. It comes after the company saw a 9% slump in […]

Google has suspended the Chinese shopping platform Pinduoduo on its app store after malware was discovered in versions of the app from other sources. Google said it suspended the Pinduoduo app on the Google Play store out of “security concerns” and that it was investigating. The suspension of the app – mainly used in China […]

Chris Gunter has joined the Wales coaching staff for this month’s European Championship qualifiers. Gunter announced his retirement from international football earlier this month. The 33-year-old AFC Wimbledon defender won 109 caps during a 15-year Wales career, second only to Gareth Bale’s 111 for the national men’s team. “Chris Gunter has joined up with the […]

Tesco has announced it is to cut the value of its Clubcard rewards scheme in a move that has provoked anger from customers. The UK’s biggest supermarket said its Clubcard points will be worth twice their value when customers cash them in, rather than three times as they are now, from June 14. The scheme […]

Derby has been announced as the location to host the headquarters of new public sector body Great British Railways (GBR). Transport Secretary Mark Harper confirmed the decision on Tuesday following reports that the East Midlands city had been successful in its bid. The unsuccessful shortlisted locations were Birmingham, Crewe, Doncaster, Newcastle and York. Mr Harper […]

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