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Kate Middleton breaks BAFTA 2018 black dress code with green gown

Kate Middleton breaks BAFTA 2018 black dress code with green gown

Entertainment
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – who are expecting their third child together – were among the A-listers who strutted their stuff down the BAFTA 2018 red carpet at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday evening.However, Kate Middleton's BAFTA dress was not black like the rest of her fellow attendees.The Duchess, 36, arrived at the awards in a deep green cap-sleeved Jenny Packham gown, defying this year's black dress code.The dress featured a black sash underneath her bust, which further accentuated her blooming baby bump.GETTYBAFTA AWARDS 2018: Kate Middleton turned up in green gownBAFTA Awards 2018: Red carpet arrivals Take a look through the hottest looks on the BAFTA red carpet.GETTYSTRICT DRESS CODE: Others turned up in black in solidarity with the Time's Up movementKate accessorised
Serena Williams surprises Black Girls Code group at 'Black Panther' screening

Serena Williams surprises Black Girls Code group at 'Black Panther' screening

Sports
Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Moviegoers in San Francisco were surprised by one of the best athletes of all time Thursday when Serena Williams showed up at a screening of Black Panther.Williams -- and husband Alexis Ohanian -- rented out a theater for the movie's premier at AMC Van Ness 14. They invited a group of girls from Black Girls Code, a group devoted to introducing computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities.The 23-time Grand Slam champion posted a video of the surprise screening on her Instagram account. Ohanian also posted a video on social media."We are live, actually going to the Black Panther movie," Williams said in the video. "Of course we are super excited. We have a surprise, so stay tuned. I'm actually going to sign off so stay tuned. We have a really fun ...
Australian Open: Vandeweghe gets code violation because she didn't have bananas

Australian Open: Vandeweghe gets code violation because she didn't have bananas

Sports
Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Women's tennis player Coco Vandeweghe received a code violation at the Australian Open because she refused to restart play, due to not having bananas.The No. 9 ranked player in the world lost her round of 128 match 7-6, 6-2 to Hungarian Timea Babos Sunday at Hisense Arena in Melbourne.After falling in the first set, Vandeweghe took a seat in her chair. She then had a conversation with chair umpire Fergus Murphy about why she wasn't ready to play."I'm waiting for the banana. How are they not on court? It's not my fault," she said, according to a video shot by the New York Times.The umpire then asked her to resume play."But why do I have to play under a different set of rules? But I don't have to make myself uncomfortable because it's ill prepared."Vandeweghe also called the...
Cyber-bullying: Prince's 'stop, speak, support' code of conduct

Cyber-bullying: Prince's 'stop, speak, support' code of conduct

Technology
Facebook and Snapchat are trialling a new, more direct way to help young people bullied online, following an intervention by Prince William.The social media platforms will help those in need of emotional support to access counsellors.The prince, together with tech firms, children's charities and parents, is also introducing the equivalent of a Green Cross Code for the internet.It tells young people to "stop, speak, support" when online.The aim is to encourage them to stop negative behaviour, tell a responsible adult and support victims of bullying.Other firms, including Google and EE, have also taken part in the project. The Duke of Cambridge became interested in helping to tackle the issue shortly after his son Prince George was born, when he heard about a boy who killed himself because o...
Sloppy old code leaves banks at risk to hackers

Sloppy old code leaves banks at risk to hackers

Technology
Old and sloppily written code is exposing businesses to hackers, new research has warned, with the financial sector at the highest risk.After reviewing more than 278 million lines of code in 1,388 applications worldwide, researchers have found 1.3 million weaknesses which could allow hackers to take advantage of corporate systems.Research by software company CAST found that financial services institutions had the worst code, according to a benchmark called the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE).CWE is a repository of known security weaknesses hackers could take advantage of and covers software architecture as well as the code itself.Software in the financial sector has the most coding mistakes and non-secure coding practices for every thousand lines of code in its applications - its CWE den...