An update to the NHS COVID-19 app has been delayed after it was blocked by Apple and Google on privacy grounds. As coronavirus lockdown measures were eased across the UK from midnight, the NHS COVID-19 app was meant to include a new feature that would have allowed users - once they had tested positive- to upload the list of all venues they had checked in to using a QR code. But this form of location tracking has been explicitly prohibited on privacy grounds by Apple and Google, who collaborated together to design the exposure notification system used on all iOS and Android devices. Live COVID updates from across the UK and around the world Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player 'It's a terrible time to be in your late teens and your early twenties' Public health authorities around the world that signed up to the exposure notification system have agreed to never use it to collect location data, but this was what Apple … [Read more...] about COVID-19: NHS coronavirus app update blocked for breaking privacy rules
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THE Great British Sewing Bee returns to our screens on Wednesday, April 14 via BBC One. Here's what you need to know about where the series was filmed and what the new series has in store. Where is The Great British Sewing Bee filmed? Series seven of the show has seen another location change for the show, with the latest season shot at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London’s Docklands. Judge Patrick Grant says: "It was a real joy to spend time there. We’d come onto the set just before 7am every day and the sunrises and sunsets were amazing. Having that wonderful vista across the River Thames from the sewing room, can’t help but inspire the sewers. It was a spectacular place to shoot." The Great British Sewing Bee was previously filmed in Bermondsey on the south bank of the Thames, at 47-49 Tanner Street. The old building was a Victorian warehouse with exposed brick walls, beams and wooden floor. It had previously been shot at the Metropolitan Wharf, which describes … [Read more...] about Where is The Great British Sewing Bee 2021 filmed?
If you’ve ever played a game by indie developer Supergiant in the last decade, you’ve probably heard Logan Cunningham’s dulcet tones booming out of your speakers. From Rucks in the award-winning action role-playing game Bastion to Transistor's Transistor and now in 2020’s highest-rated game , Hades. The mythological action-roguelike RPG has so far sold more than one million copies as well as winning praise for its gorgeous artwork, bombastic combat system and stellar voice cast. As we head into award season with this year’s BAFTA Games Awards , Supergiant’s voice-actor in residence shares the stories behind this indie studio’s success. “The secret is the people and that sort of cosmic, karmic, awesomeness where we just lucked out with who we have. “For me personally, I get to work with two of my best and oldest friends in the world, Amir Rao, the studio director, and Darren Korb, our audio director. “The three of us grew up together in San Jose, California so I've known … [Read more...] about Hades voice actor talks BAFTAs and the secrets to Supergiant’s success
Ten dogs a day are being stolen in the UK leaving families devastated, according to animal charities. The pandemic lockdown has prompted the worst year ever for dog thefts as walkers, kennels, gardens and homes are targeted. Lady Gaga’s bouncer was shot in the chest four times and her two French Bulldogs taken in the US this week. The dog theft epidemic in the UK follows a massive rise in puppy prices. People are being ‘gazumped’ for puppies with some now paying up to £4,000 for a pet. Missing pets website ‘Dogs Lost’ reported a 170 per cent increase in the number of dogs missing across the UK since the start of the pandemic. Are you signed up to our newsletter? You can sign up here to get the day's biggest stories straight to your inbox And they fear people are getting so scared of their dogs being taken, they are arming themselves. Debbie Matthews from Stolen and Missing Pets Alliance estimates ten dogs a day are being snatched. Sir Bruce Forsyth’s … [Read more...] about Dog thieves drag woman out of car by her hair as UK sees 10 pups stolen a day