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Mariupol: Videos appear to show dead civilians

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We used facial recognition analysis on the interviewees in the videos - using a computer algorithm to compare their images to a huge number of photos of people's faces - to see whether they had featured in other videos during the conflict but could not find any matches.


Highway Code: Watching TV in self-driving cars to be allowed

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Car safety experts Thatcham Research described the focus on the driver's legal responsibilities as important, adding drivers need to be made aware they "must remain engaged" and be ready to resume driving "at any time".


Child sex abuse victims want Online Safety Bill strengthened

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He said: "Using machine learning as a means of detecting live-streamed videos of child sexual abuse is likely to remain very imprecise, much more so than for static photographs. How do you distinguish the grandparent talking to a grandchild wearing a small swimsuit?"



How facial recognition is identifying the dead in Ukraine

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The company has faced a string of legal challenges. Facebook, YouTube, Google and Twitter have sent cease-and-desist letters to Clearview - to ask them to stop using pictures from the sites. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office even fined the company for failing to inform people it was collecting photos of them.


Minecraft used in school to tackle flooding

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The Environment Agency is teaming up with school pupils to help tackle problem flooding in the UK.


Researchers in Hong Kong create 'soft robot' made of magnetic slime

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Researchers at The Chinese University of Hong Kong have created a "soft robot" made of slime containing magnetic particles, which can be manipulated using external magnets. The magnetic particles are toxic, but have theoretically been made safe to enter the human body after being covered in a layer of silicone compound - although further safety testing will be needed in the future. The team in Hong Kong hope the slime will one day be used to collect objects which have been accidentally swallowed. You can read more about the team's research here. This video has no sound.


Soldiers on patrol outside Kyiv confront Russian drone threat

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On patrol with a Ukrainian defence unit carrying out aerial reconnaissance around Kyiv.


Bale hits back at Spanish media over 'parasite' criticism

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"The media expect superhuman performances from professional athletes and will be the first to celebrate with them when they deliver, yet instead of commiserating with them when they show an ounce of human error, they are torn to shreds instead, encouraging anger and disappointment in their fans," he wrote.