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Prince Andrew accuser asks public to ‘stand beside her’

Prince Andrew accuser asks public to ‘stand beside her’

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device A US woman who says she was brought to Britain aged 17 to have sex with Prince Andrew has implored the British public to "stand beside her" and "not accept what has happened to her".Virginia Giuffre, one of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, says she was trafficked to London by Epstein in 2001.She describes how Epstein's girlfriend told her what "to do for Andrew".The prince has "categorically" denied any sexual contact with Ms Giuffre. Media playback is unsupported on your device Virginia Giuffre, formerly Virginia Roberts, has given her first interview for British television as part of a special hour-long Panorama. Her interview includes her account...
Huawei: ‘We stand naked in front of the world’

Huawei: ‘We stand naked in front of the world’

Business
Huawei has denied that it has any links to the Chinese government.Huawei's cyber-security chief John Suffolk told MPs on Monday that the tech giant had never been asked by China or any other government to "do anything untoward".Mr Suffolk said Huawei welcomed outsiders to analyse its products and detect engineering or coding flaws."We stand naked in front of the world, but we would prefer to do that, because it enables us to improve our products."He added: "We want people to find things, whether they find one or one thousand, we don't care. We are not embarrassed by what people find."Huawei was invited to the Technology and Science Select Committee to answer questions from MPs on the security of its equipment, and its links to the Chinese government.The U...
Apple charging $999 for new computer stand

Apple charging $999 for new computer stand

Technology
Apple will charge consumers $ 999 just for the stand for its new computer monitor - as much as a new iPhone XS.Reports from the company's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday suggested the audience could be heard murmuring - with a handful of boos - when the pricey stand was announced. It was a small mention during a show that confirmed Apple was ditching iTunes in favour of three separate apps for music, podcasts and films and shows. Image: Apple's Mac Pro monitor costs $ 4,999 Costs for the Mac Pro itself start at $ 5,999 while the specialised monitors themselves begin at $ 4,999 - with a mount adapter costing $ 199 - running to a total of $ 12,196.This would be £9,633 in a normal currency conversion, but Apple is known t
Death and desperation in Syria as IS makes final stand

Death and desperation in Syria as IS makes final stand

World
By Alex Rossi, Middle East correspondent, in Baghouz, Syria Islamic State is all but finished - what is left of the terror group's land tells the story of an organisation whose fall is as spectacular as its rise.We drove through deserted streets to the town of Baghouz where IS is making its last stand. The buildings have been pummelled from the air.They were once Daesh (Islamic State) positions. Image: The area is still trapped with mines and bombs, which Syrian forces have been clearing But the advance of Kurdish forces is cautious. The area is booby-trapped with mines and roadside bombs.Slowly they are being cleared but it is dangerous and unforgiving work. More from Islamic State The area ...