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The perils of going braless: Mel B leaves little to the imagination in paper-thin top

The perils of going braless: Mel B leaves little to the imagination in paper-thin top

Entertainment
Spice Girl's Mel B – who shot to fame in the girlband during the 90s – is currently in the midst of a legal battle with her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte.But you wouldn't have guessed it, as Mel waltzed around Los Angeles with a huge grin on her face.Well, she might not be so pleased when she discovers that the paps caught her eye-popping nipple malfunction.The America's Got Talent judge donned head-to-toe pink, sporting a candy floss coloured bob and matching sunglasses.Rocking blush-toned trousers and a matching polo neck crop top, the form-fitting ensemble clung to Mel's gym-honed curves.GC IMAGESTHINK PINK: It's pretty easy to guess what Mel's favourite colour isMel B's hot pics Pop star Mel B shows off her fabulous fit bodyInstagram Mel B's hottest pictures
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...
Corrie actor leaves soap after internal inquiry

Corrie actor leaves soap after internal inquiry

Entertainment
Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley is no longer a member of the cast following allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards a woman in a Manchester nightclub.A spokesperson for ITV confirmed Langley, who has played Todd Grimshaw on and off since 2001, was no longer contracted to the long-running soap.The 34-year-old, who played the show's first openly gay character, has reportedly denied any wrongdoing.Langley said in a statement: "Sadly, I will no longer be working on Coronation Street. Acting on the show has been the fulfilment of a personal dream."Playing the role of Todd Grimshaw since I was 17 years old has been a huge part of my life, and an absolute honour."I would like to thank all of my friends who work on the show for their love, friendship and support during this extremely ...
New research shows how plants decide what shape to grow new leaves

New research shows how plants decide what shape to grow new leaves

Science
Oct. 27 (UPI) -- How do plant cells know how to organize into the proper pattern as new leaves form? New research offers clues.Scientists have made great progress in detailing the communication among animal cells as they develop and form new tissue, but plants evolved separately from other multicellular organisms. As such, researchers know less about how plant cells organize as they form new structures -- like fresh leaves.New research out of the University of Tübingen's Center for Plant Molecular Biology suggests plant cells use unique signals called "small RNAs" to mobilize new cells. Previous studies have highlighted the role small RNAs play in triggering defense mechanisms against herbivores and disease, but the latest findings -- detailed in the journal Developmental Cell -- suggest t
Harvey Weinstein: Wife Georgina Chapman leaves accused producer

Harvey Weinstein: Wife Georgina Chapman leaves accused producer

Entertainment
The wife of producer Harvey Weinstein has said she is leaving him following allegations of sexual harassment from a string of actresses.Georgina Chapman, 41, described Weinstein's actions as "unforgivable".Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow are the latest women to come forward. Both said the incidents happened early in their careers.On Tuesday, Weinstein also denied allegations of rape made in The New Yorker magazine.Weinstein was fired on Sunday from his own film studio. The Weinstein Company board said on Tuesday that they would help any criminal investigation."My heart breaks for all the women who have suffered tremendous pain because of these unforgivable actions," Georgina Chapman, 41, told People magazine.Chapman and Weinstein, 65, have two children together.Media playback is unsuppo...