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Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

Sports
England women's manager Phil Neville said footballers should "boycott" social media to send a "powerful message" that abuse is not acceptable.Neville's comments come after Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba received racist abuse online having missed a penalty in his side's 1-1 draw at Wolves on Monday."We have to take drastic measures now as a football community. I've had it with my players on social media, the Premier League and the Championship have had it," said Neville. "I just wonder whether as a football community we come off social media, because Twitter won't do anything about it, Instagram won't do anything about it - they send you an email reply saying they'll investigate but n...
E-Scooters: Should they be legal on public roads?

E-Scooters: Should they be legal on public roads?

Technology
E-scooters and e-skateboards have been riding around many of the world's city streets. But while some countries have welcomed them, they are illegal to ride on public roads and pavements in the UK.Some riders are now calling for regulation rather than an outright ban. BBC Click finds out more.See more at Click's website and @BBCClickLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Technology
Hands-free mobiles should be banned while driving, say MPs

Hands-free mobiles should be banned while driving, say MPs

Technology
Hands-free mobile phones should be banned while driving, MPs have said.Using hand-held phones while driving is already banned, with a maximum punishment of six penalty points and a £200 fine - up from three points and £100. But MPs in the Commons transport select committee say hands-free versions can be just as dangerous.The committee said that the law gives the "misleading impression" that hands-free mobiles are safe while driving, despite them creating "the same risks of a collision".The cross-party committee admitted criminalising hands-free phone use and enforcing the ban would be challenging, but added: "This does not mean that we should not do it". Advertisement The government should explore options a