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England v South Africa: Eddie Jones planning for Rugby World Cup final ‘for four years’

England v South Africa: Eddie Jones planning for Rugby World Cup final ‘for four years’

Sports
Rugby World Cup final: England v South AfricaVenue: Yokohama International Stadium Date: Saturday, 2 November Kick-off: 09:00 GMTCoverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.England coach Eddie Jones has warned South Africa that Saturday's Rugby World Cup final is the game he has been planning for since he took control of the team in January 2016.England are attempting to land their second World Cup to repeat the 2003 success and avenge the Springboks' victory in the 2007 final."We've had four years to prepare for this game," said Jones. "That's why the players can be relaxed because we know we've done the work."Jones has had ro...
‘A curse will fall on all of them’: Hundreds rush to climb Uluru for final time

‘A curse will fall on all of them’: Hundreds rush to climb Uluru for final time

World
Hundreds of tourists have flocked to Australia's Uluru to take part in the final climb at the sacred site.The giant red monolith, formerly known as Ayers Rock, will be permanently off limits after Friday following a decades-long fight by indigenous people to close the trek. Long queues of tourists formed early on Friday ahead of the ban but strong winds meant visitors were initially stopped from making an early morning climb. Image: Uluru is a symbol of the Australian outback Image: Tourists line up to climb the giant red monolith early on Friday Authorities said they would reassess during the day whether or not to reopen.The UNESCO World Heritage-li...
Raytheon enters final development phase for Army’s warfare planning tool

Raytheon enters final development phase for Army’s warfare planning tool

Business
Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Raytheon Co. announced the final stage for development of the Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool for the U.S. Army, the company said this week. The EWPMT is a suite of software tools and applications which deliver capability enhancements to plan, coordinate and synchronize battlefield electronic warfare, spectrum management, and cyber operations. The Army refers to the development stages as "capability drops," and Raytheon's CD4 is the final stage of fully operational capability. The tool features a software interface overlaid onto a physical map, allowing soldiers to visually manage their signal output in the electromagnetic spectrum, and then use the tool against threats in a tactical environment "EWPMT gives the Army the freedom to add new capabilities and...
John Humphrys to host his final edition of Radio 4 Today programme

John Humphrys to host his final edition of Radio 4 Today programme

Entertainment
Broadcaster John Humphrys is to present his final edition of BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Thursday.The presenter's departure will bring to a close his 32 years on the flagship show, during which time he built a reputation as a tenacious interrogator of politicians.His last show will feature interviews with former prime ministers David Cameron and Tony Blair.There will also be tributes from presenters past and present."Losing John in the mornings is a bit like Big Ben being silenced," said Today editor Sarah Sands."I will miss his restlessness, his capacity for delight, his profound curiosity and his humanity." What's it like to face Today's John Humphrys? John Humphrys to leave Today programme Humphrys has interviewed every p...
Jamal Khashoggi’s final words revealed in consulate recordings

Jamal Khashoggi’s final words revealed in consulate recordings

World
Jamal Khashoggi's final words were a plea to his killers not to cover his mouth because he suffered from asthma and could suffocate, according to a report.The Saudi journalist was killed and dismembered by a Saudi hit squad at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018. Mr Khashoggi, a Saudi dissident and US resident, had been visiting the consulate to obtain documents he needed to get married. He was killed soon after entering the building.Recordings made before and during the killing were obtained by Turkish intelligence authorities and published on Monday by the Daily Sabah newspaper.According to the report, in the moments before he was killed, Mr Khashoggi had pleaded: "Don't cover my mouth. I have asthma, don't do it. You'll suffocate me." ...