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Vodafone UK to sell Chromecast in shops
Vodafone UK announced that it will start selling Google's Chromecast media streaming device in its shops. Vodafone Red customers will be able to buy the device at the ...
BSkyB raises GBP 1.36 bln in share issue
BSkyB has raised GBP 1.36 billion in an accelerated sale of new shares. It sold 156.1 million new shares for 870 pence each, equal to 9.99 percent of its outstanding ...
BSkyB invests in immersive video startup Jaunt
BSkyB has invested a further USD 400,000 in Jaunt, a US-based 3D immersive video company. The move is BSkyB's second round of investment in the startup, after initially ...
Loic Remy transfer: QPR boss Harry Redknapp mystified over striker's 'failed' Liverpool medical
He's never had a problem with his fitness, you couldn't meet a fitter lad" says Hoops manager who welcomed his striker back to Loftus Road
Jaguar Land Rover blazes a trail for British car manufacturing
With significant investment from its parent, India's Tata Group, JLR is employing cutting-edge technologies to drive its business

Inside a giant grey building on the outskirts of Solihull, busy robots and full production lines provide a glimpse of the future of British car manufacturing.

An army of state-of-the-art machines is making Jaguar Land Rover's latest vehicle, the fourth generation Range Rover, which JLR hopes will build on the success of four successive years of bumper group sales.

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I use a wheelchair, why cant I find a disabled-friendly flat?

Finding accessible housing in London that allows me to live independently has proved impossible

Everyone knows its tough to find a place to live in London, and thats without a disability. I recently graduated from university with a degree in social work and, like many young graduates, would love to live in London to increase my chances of getting a job and because most of my friends live there. It has, however, been a struggle to find accessible, affordable accommodation to rent with my able-bodied friends.

This isnt surprising given the recent findings of the English Homes Survey 2014, which is based on 2012 housing stock. The survey reveals a shortage of disabled-friendly homes, with only 5% of UK homes accessible enough for disabled people to visit. According to the disability charity Livability, an estimated 40% of disabled people aged 16-24 do not live in suitable accommodation.

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How many people are killed by lightning?
Venice beach death was 15th in the US this year but toll dropped from 35 at same time in 2013; bolts kill five in the UK each year

It's a type of death that is apparently so rare it has become a metaphor for extremely bad luck. A lightning strike hit Venice beach in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon, killing a man in his 20s, leaving another in a critical condition and injuring a dozen more. The US national weather service confirmed that at least four lightning strikes hit the area about 2.20pm, causing two small fires and downing power lines.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), it was the 15th death by lightning strike in the US this year. However, it represents a steady decrease year-on-year, possibly due to the fall in the numbers of people working outdoors and improvements in health and safety. In 2006, the overall number for the year was 48 and stood at 35 by this time in July.

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Tube passengers feared they were trapped on burning train, report says
Passengers could hear screaming and smell smoke but could not open carriage doors during incident last summer

The "rising fear" that spread through passengers who thought they were trapped in a burning Tube train has been described in an official accident report.

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Brendan Rodgers ''delighted'' at Liverpool squad's form ahead of new season
The Reds boss believes his side's preparations are going well after their pre-season friendly win in Chicago, insisting the squad will be ready for the new campaign
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