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Apr 10, 2019
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First picture of a black hole revealed: here’s what the Event Horizon Telescope image tells us
A major astronomical milestone was passed this afternoon as scientists released the first picture ever to be taken of a black hole.
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‘Hundreds’ of schools using crowdfunding or Amazon wishlists for basic supplies

Hundreds of schools are turning to the internet to crowdfund for basic materials such as pencils and glue sticks because of funding pressures, an investigation has found.

‘I’d never heard of proton beam therapy until I was diagnosed with a brain tumour last year’

The first person in Wales to be given proton therapy on the NHS has said he had never heard of the groundbreaking treatment until after he was diagnosed with a brain tumour last year.

Man fined £75 for walking dog in park area at wrong time

A man has vowed to fight a £75 fine he was issued for walking his dog in an area of a park at a prohibited time on the grounds that the signage was inadequate.

Virgin Trains will disappear from British railways after partner’s ban

Virgin Trains is set to disappear from British railways after its partner on the West Coast line was disqualified from

‘I save £900 a month by living in a converted van, but people thought I was having a breakdown’

It’s difficult to find time to talk to 37-year-old Liam Seward. He’s currently in the Peak District for the evening and the signal isn’t great. Tomorrow, he’ll be somewhere else – as long as it’s within commuting distance of his office in Sheffield where he works as an assistant manager at a charity.

Why I would like to send a former Telegraph editor a cheque for £154.50

On the offchance that Charles Moore, the former editor of the Daily Telegraph, is reading this column – unlikely, given my Remainer tendencies – I wonder whether he’d be so kind as to message me with his home address. Charles, I’d like to send you a cheque (I know, so quaint and old-fashioned) for £154.50. This is to cover the cost of your TV licence, and I’d like you to accept this gift in the open-hearted manner in which it is offered.

Boris Johnson’s pro-EU father plans to stand in European elections as Tory

Boris Johnson might be one of the highest profile proponents for leaving the EU, but his father has other ideas.

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn grills Theresa May over ‘vindictive’ council cuts ahead of local elections

Jeremy Corbyn grilled Theresa May over cuts to local authoritative spending under the Conservative government, describing them as “vindictive” and “cruel”.

Brexit minister Steve Barclay criticises MPs ‘refusing to honour result of referendum’

Brexit minister Steve Barclay blamed MPs for handing the EU control of the fate of the United Kingdom, ahead of a summit where Theresa May will ask the European leaders for another extension to the Brexit process.

Iain Duncan Smith was asked if his entire career ‘has been a waste of time’

  Brexiter Iain Duncan Smith clashed with Sky News presenter Adam Boulton during a debate on Brexit after his comments about “puffed up politicians” prompted the host to ask him whether this rendered his career a “waste of time.”

Expert points out everything Liam Fox got wrong about post-Brexit trade deals

A customs and trade expert has torn into Liam Fox’s letter criticising a customs union-style Brexit deal in a Twitter thread pointing out inaccuracies.

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Facebook pledges to stop suggesting users invite dead friends to events

Facebook will no longer suggest users invite people on the platform who have died to events or wish them a happy birthday, as part of a series of changes made to how users interact with profiles of the deceased.