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Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds finish pre-season campaign by making light work of Serie A side

Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds finish pre-season campaign by making light work of Serie A side

Sports
LOOKING GOOD Goals from Roberto Firmino, Georginio Wijnaldum and Daniel Sturridge helped Jurgen Klopp's men past Torino Liverpool rounded off their productive pre-season campaign with a satisfying 3-1 victory over Torino at Anfield. It spells the end of a summer which has seen Jurgen Klopp’s men record some impressive victories including a 4-1 triumph over Manchester United as well as a 5-0 demolition job of Serie A giants Napoli. Daniel Sturridge got himself on the scoresheet to continue his impressive pre-season The Reds, who were playing their first match at their home ground for the first time in almost three months started well and won a penalty when Sadio Mane was upended by Gleison Bremer. However, Fabinho, a penalty-taking speci...
Lennon or McCartney? How to work out who wrote what

Lennon or McCartney? How to work out who wrote what

Entertainment
The use of statistical analysis could finally reveal the answer to an age old question: Lennon or McCartney? With the majority of the Beatles' back catalogue it is quite easy to say whether it was written by John Lennon or Paul McCartney.But it isn't always that straightforward as there is still some mystery around who wrote some of their best-loved songs.For example, Lennon and McCartney famously disagreed over how much input each had into the song In My Life from the album Rubber Soul, which ranked as the 23rd greatest song of all time on a list by Rolling Stone.Now, with the help of stylometry - the use of statistics to determine authorship - two academics are able to finally reveal who wrote what.Researchers Mark Glickman and Jason Brown broke down each Beatles song fro...
Trump: US and EU agree to work towards lower trade barriers

Trump: US and EU agree to work towards lower trade barriers

World
The US has agreed to work towards lowering trade barriers with the European Union, Donald Trump said on Wednesday after a meeting with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.The two would work for zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, and zero subsidies on non-auto goods, he said.They also agreed to increase trade in services and agriculture, including greater US soy bean exports to the EU.The agreements come amid heightened tensions between the US and EU.The two leaders diffused what had threatened to become a trade war between the two blocs, fuelled by tariffs set by Mr Trump on European steel and aluminium exports, and threats to expand the tariffs to cars.The relationship between the US and Europe had been further fr...
Exoskeleton that allows humans to work and play for longer

Exoskeleton that allows humans to work and play for longer

Technology
Would you put on an exoskeleton that meant you could run for an entire day without getting tired?What about one that would allow you to stay on your feet longer at work?The technology to give people superhuman strength is currently being developed but the ethical questions about whether we should be developing it and in what circumstances it should be used, are only just beginning to be asked.An exoskeleton, as the name suggests, is an external frame that can be worn to support the body, either to help a person overcome an injury or to enhance their biological capacities. Powered by a system of electric motors, the frame gives limbs extra movement, strength and endurance.At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Biomechatron...
Work starts to upgrade Large Hadron Collider

Work starts to upgrade Large Hadron Collider

Science
Work has begun on a major upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle smasher.The High-Luminosity LHC will make it possible to study the fundamental building blocks of matter in more detail than ever before.Cern, the organisation that operates the LHC, held a ground-breaking ceremony on Friday to mark the beginning of civil engineering works.The vast LHC is housed beneath the French-Swiss border, near Geneva.The upgrade will boost the accelerator's potential for new discoveries in physics, starting in 2026."The HiLumi project will allow us to get a lot more out of the LHC than we have been able to get so far," said theoretical physicist Prof John Ellis."It's going to enable us to probe much deeper into the history of the Universe, look at very rar...