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Codebreaking Bombe moves to computer museum

Codebreaking Bombe moves to computer museum

Technology
The UK's National Museum of Computing has expanded its exhibits celebrating the UK's wartime code-breakers and the machines used to crack German ciphers. On Saturday it will open a gallery dedicated to the Bombe, which helped speed up the cracking of messages scrambled with the Enigma machine. The Bombe was formerly on display at Bletchley Park next door to the museum.A crowd-funding campaign raised £60,000 in four weeks to move the machine and create its new home.Modern machinesThe replica Bombe is a copy of the electro-mechanical machines used in World War II at Bletchley. It was designed to discover the settings used by German Enigma machines to scramble messages, and make them unreadable. Code-breakers at Bletchley turn...
Migrant children: US battle moves to Congress

Migrant children: US battle moves to Congress

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device The US political battle over migrant children separated from parents has shifted to Congress, after Donald Trump signed an order ending the practice.The House of Representatives will vote on broader immigration bills which fund President Trump's proposed border wall and reduce legal migration.But Democrats oppose them and it is uncertain that they will pass.Mr Trump reversed his policy after a public outcry at home and globally over the policy, widely seen as inhumane. The order calls for the families to be detained together while their cases are considered.More on child migrants crisisBut the fate of families already separated by the policy is not clear.US immigration officials say 2,342 children w...
Ocado moves up to FTSE 100 as M&S avoids relegation

Ocado moves up to FTSE 100 as M&S avoids relegation

Business
Marks & Spencer has avoided relegation from the FTSE 100 as online grocery retailer Ocado moves into the elite group of UK-listed firms, it has been confirmed. Online gambling company GVC Holdings will join Ocado in its promotion, while South African private healthcare provider Mediclinic International and security company G4S will fall into the FTSE 250 to make way.The changes take effect on Monday 18 June.M&S had been put forward by commentators as one to watch during the quarterly reshuffle, as the 134-year-old British company struggles against tough competition in clothing and food, its two main offerings.Only a week ago they announced plans to close a total of 100 stores by 2022 under a five-year transformation plan, placing thousands of jobs at risk.M&S, which has see...
Mkhitaryan agrees Arsenal switch as Sanchez swap moves closer

Mkhitaryan agrees Arsenal switch as Sanchez swap moves closer

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed to join Arsenal, with Alexis Sanchez set to move in the opposite direction in a straight swap.Armenia international Mkhitaryan, 28, will have a medical on Sunday and Monday after the paperwork for his transfer was completed on Saturday.The length of his contract at Arsenal, and his salary, is undisclosed.Gunners boss Arsene Wenger had said striker Sanchez, 29, would only join United if Mkhitaryan moved to Arsenal.Sanchez missed Arsenal's 4-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday because he was travelling to Manchester."He didn't play because you cannot drive up north and play football at the same time," said Wenger.United boss Jose Mou...
Charlotte who? Stephen Bear moves on from Crosby woes in epic style

Charlotte who? Stephen Bear moves on from Crosby woes in epic style

Entertainment
INSTAGRAMBEACH BREAK: Stephen Bear is currently in BaliShortly before Christmas the Ex On The Beach hunk begged his Geordie Shore lover to get back with him after their romance crashed and burned in front of the nation.In an emotional Instagram post he wrote: "Dear Charlotte, I really messed up, if I can rewind the clock back maybe I wouldn’t of done the things I did and say. Life’s about making mistakes."I've just been really sad recently and I need to get it off my chest."Charlotte Crosby and Stephen Bear relationship in pictures They're both two of the hottest reality stars on TV at the moment! See their relationship in picturesINSTAGRAMHURT: Stephen Bear begged Charlotte to take him back “” He continued: "I know being with me isn’t easy and I will probably send