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Mobile users still ‘ripped off’ by operators says Which?

Mobile users still ‘ripped off’ by operators says Which?

Technology
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Astronomers find star recently ripped apart by black hole

Astronomers find star recently ripped apart by black hole

Science
Sept. 26 (UPI) -- NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has spotted the remnants of a star that was recently shredded by a supermassive black hole -- a first. Astrophysicists and cosmologists estimate supermassive black holes are located at the center of most galaxies. When stars wander too close, a black hole's tremendous gravitational pull can rip it apart. The violent interaction is known as a tidal disruption event, or TDE. Scientists can come to better understand the dynamics of black holes by studying the spectral signatures of TDEs. The tidal disruption event ASASSN-19bt was first spotted by an international network of telescopes called the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae. TESS was able to observe the TDE, as well, providing complementary images of the event. When ...
False allegations of fabricated illness ‘ripped family apart’

False allegations of fabricated illness ‘ripped family apart’

Health
Campaigners are calling for an inquiry into concerns that families have been wrongly accused of inventing or causing illnesses in their children.Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) is a rare form of abuse where parents exaggerate or cause their child's medical condition.Families and charities claim there is a "wave of false allegations".The Department of Health says that young people will always have symptoms checked by fully-trained staff.The call is being led by Fiightback - a support group helping families across the UK who have been accused of FII.Parents like Amy - not her real name - who was forced to live apart from her two-year-old daughter Lauren for almost a year, after she was accused of both inventing her child's illn...
Piers Morgan: We've ripped up the breakfast TV rule book

Piers Morgan: We've ripped up the breakfast TV rule book

Entertainment
Few of us are at our best at 08:30 on a Monday morning. Piers Morgan, however, is firing on all cylinders.The live TV show he's been presenting for the last two-and-a-half hours has already involved interviewing former Attorney General Dominic Grieve about Brexit and hosting a debate about whether Jediism is a real religion.As I arrive at ITV's studios, bleary-eyed and clutching a strong coffee, he and co-host Susanna Reid are wrapping up their final interview of the morning - with singer (and former Black Eyed Pea) Fergie."This Good Morning Britain is quite funny, quite quirky, I like it," she says, just before the credits roll. She's not the first to have picked up GMB's unconventional formula. The number of viewers to ITV's breakfast show have been slowly but steadily increasing since i...