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Boxing news: Amir Khan trolls entire internet with ‘White Chocolate Mouse’ prank

Boxing news: Amir Khan trolls entire internet with ‘White Chocolate Mouse’ prank

Sports
Amir Khan was the subject of widespread mockery on social media on Sunday after a video emerged of him appearing to do something stupid. While on a plane headed for a holiday in Istanbul, his wife Faryal Makhdoom recorded him mistakenly asking a flight attendant whether the ‘White Chocolate Mouse’ on the food menu was edible. The menu actually read: ‘White Chocolate Mousse.’ However, the full video has now emerged and it seems Khan will be the one having the last laugh. The former world champion actually turned to the camera before the flight attendant came over and pointed out that he knew the menu said ‘White Chocolate Mousse,’ but was going to pretend otherwise to prank her. In the end, he pranked the entire internet who all believed he’d once again put his foot in it. ✈️ The second
Broadband chiefs fire back at PM’s full-fibre internet pledge

Broadband chiefs fire back at PM’s full-fibre internet pledge

Business
The UK's telecoms industry has issued the prime minister a challenge of its own after Boris Johnson said he wanted full-fibre broadband "for all" by 2025.An open letter says the target is possible, but only if the government tackles four problems causing delays.It adds that all of the issues must be resolved "within the next 12 months" to achieve the high-speed internet goal.But one expert said at least one of the measures was unachievable in that time frame.Mr Johnson originally declared his desire to deliver the 100% rollout of fibre-optic broadband to properties across the UK "in five years at the outside" in an article for the Telegraph published before he won the leadership vote.In it, he described the government's former ta...
Internet wobble caused by Cloudflare glitch

Internet wobble caused by Cloudflare glitch

Technology
Internet users faced problems accessing many websites for about an hour because of a problem with Cloudflare.The company provides internet security and other services meant to help online businesses operate smoothly.Many members of the public had reported seeing "502 errors" displayed in their browsers when they tried to visit its clients.The service has more than 16 million customers ranging from the chat service Discord to the dating site OKCupid.Cloudflare said the problem had now been resolved although some of its analytics tools were still facing disruption.Among the casualties was Downdetector, a popular site used to monitor disruption.CoinDesk - a news site specialising in cryptocurrencies - was also one of those affected. It said that it had recei...
SpaceX puts up 60 internet satellites

SpaceX puts up 60 internet satellites

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device The SpaceX company has begun the roll-out of its orbiting broadband system.A Falcon-9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida late on Thursday, packed with 60 satellites capable of giving users on the ground high-speed connections to the internet.Entrepreneur Elon Musk's firm aims eventually to loft nearly 12,000 spacecraft for its "Starlink" network.SpaceX is one of several commercial outfits with permission to fly an internet mega-constellation.Others include the UK-based start-up OneWeb, which began its roll-out in February with six operational spacecraft.Online retailer Amazon also has ambitions in this market. It's working on a 3,200-satellite proposal known as Project Kuiper. All the co...
Game Of Thrones: Arya’s big moment – and the internet bows down

Game Of Thrones: Arya’s big moment – and the internet bows down

Entertainment
By Gemma Peplow, arts and entertainment reporter :: Warning: This article contains spoilers for Game Of Thrones season eight, episode three, The Long Night."What do we say to the God of Death?" "Not today," said Arya Stark, before later going on to deftly dispose of the Night King with a blink-and-you'd-miss-it sleight of hand dagger trick that set the internet alight.Only the most important death in Game Of Thrones history (sorry, Sean Bean), and it was Arya whodunnit.:: Game Of Thrones season eight, episode three recap: The heroes of the Battle Of Winterfell Advertisement Image: The Night King: no match for Arya Stark. Pic: HBO/ S...