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Boris Johnson’s newt-counting claim questioned

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The great crested newt is rare in Europe The prime minister has been accused of inventing an allegation that wildlife rules are holding back house-building. In his recent speech on job creation, Boris Johnson said: «Newt-counting delays are a massive drag on the prosperity of this country.» But…

Reckful: Tributes paid after gaming star’s death

Image copyright Byron Bernstein / Instagram Tributes have been paid to video games streamer Byron Bernstein, known as Reckful, who died on Thursday. Mr Bernstein was a well-known and loved e-sports player and had 960,000 followers on streaming site Twitch. His brother Gary Bernstein confirmed that Reckful had taken his own life, aged 31. Twitch…

Zuckerberg hits back at Facebook boycott

As an advertising boycott of Facebook continues to grow Mark Zuckerberg shows no sign of backing down. The campaign, involving some of the world’s biggest companies, calls on Facebook to do more about hate speech and misinformation. Facebook boss Mr Zuckerberg says he thinks the brands will be back “soon enough” and that Facebook’s policies…