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Coronavirus: All Italian sport including England Six Nations game in empty stadiums

Coronavirus: All Italian sport including England Six Nations game in empty stadiums

Sports
All sport in Italy, including England's men's and women's Six Nations matches and all Serie A games, will be played behind closed doors until 3 April in an effort to contain coronavirus, the government has said.Italy is the worst-hit European country with some 3,090 cases and 107 deaths.The Italian Cup semi-finals between Juventus and AC Milan and Napoli and Inter Milan were postponed this week. The government decree was made on Wednesday evening.England men's and women's sides play Italy in the Six Nations on 14 and 15 March. The issue will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday by the Six Nations organisers and the individual countries - and the matches in Italy could be postponed rather tha...
Watford 3-0 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s side lose first Premier League game of the season

Watford 3-0 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s side lose first Premier League game of the season

Sports
Liverpool's hopes of remaining unbeaten for an entire Premier League season were ended in sensational style by a rampant Watford at Vicarage Road. Ismaila Sarr scored twice while captain Troy Deeney added a third in a sparkling second-half display from the hosts as Liverpool's run of victories was brought to a shuddering halt.The Reds had won their past 18 Premier League games and another at Vicarage Road would have made history as the longest winning run in the English top flight. But they never got going against a Watford side who were superb from start to finish.The Hornets had more chances in the first half and only a superb save from Alisson, to deny Troy Deeney, prevented them from lead...
Tesla Autopilot crash driver ‘was playing video game’

Tesla Autopilot crash driver ‘was playing video game’

Technology
An Apple employee who died after his Tesla car hit a concrete barrier was playing a video game at the time of the crash, investigators believe.The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said the car had been driving semi-autonomously using Tesla's Autopilot software.Tesla instructs drivers to keep their hands on the wheel in Autopilot mode.But the NTSB said more crashes were foreseeable if Tesla did not implement changes to its Autopilot system.The authority has published the results of a two-year investigation, following the crash in March 2018.Tesla's Autopilot software steered the vehicle into the triangular "gore area" at a motorway intersection, and accelerated into a concrete barrier. ...
Amazon’s new series slammed for ‘false’ Nazi human chess game

Amazon’s new series slammed for ‘false’ Nazi human chess game

World
The Auschwitz Memorial has criticised Amazon for its depictions of the Holocaust in its new Prime series Hunters.A scene in the first episode, starring Al Pacino, shows a murderous game of human chess in which people are killed when they are taken off the board. Hunters, released on Friday and starring Al Pacino, features a team of Nazi hunters in 1970s New York who discover that hundreds of escaped Nazis are living in the United States.However, the series has faced accusations of bad taste, particularly for depicting fictional atrocities such as the chess game.Museum spokesman Pawel Sawicki said: "This is false. There was no such thing." ...
Watch Dogs Legion: Click goes inside the post-Brexit game

Watch Dogs Legion: Click goes inside the post-Brexit game

Technology
In a world first, BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak has interviewed the creator of Watch Dogs: Legion inside the video game itself. Developed at Ubisoft’s Toronto Studio, the same technology used to create the game was employed to create an interview which takes place inside a virtual London.The game imagines a post-Brexit dystopian Britain as an oppressive surveillance state, where the player assumes the role of a hacker intent on bringing down the system by recruiting others to their cause.It is the third instalment in the popular video game franchise.In the interview, Marc Cieslak asked creative director Clint Hocking whether using real and divisive political events in a video game would resonate with players.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Technology