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World Snooker Championship 2020: Anthony McGill on course for semi-final upset against Kyren Wilson

BBC News Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Scotland's Anthony McGill is on course to cause an upset in his first World Championship semi-final with a 6-2 lead over Kyren Wilson.
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News video: Crucible welcomes fans back for World Snooker Championship final

Crucible welcomes fans back for World Snooker Championship final 01:15

For the first time since the opening day of this year’s tournament, a strictlyregulated number of fans were allowed into the Crucible to watch RonnieO’Sullivan and Kyren Wilson's opening session of the World SnookerChampionship final.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan on likelihood of winning World Championships [Video]

Ronnie O’Sullivan on likelihood of winning World Championships

Ronnie O’Sullivan speaks on his chances of bringing home the silverware fromthe Snooker World Championships. He jokingly suggests he needs to be likeNovak Djokovic in order to win the title. O'Sullivan has won a place in thesemi-finals.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan eases past Kyren Wilson to land a sixth world title [Video]

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Ronnie O’Sullivan moved level with Steve Davis and Ray Reardon after surgingpast Kyren Wilson 18-8 to claim his sixth world snooker title at the Crucible.Only Stephen Hendry’s seven crowns now stand between the 44-year-old andundisputed acclaim as the greatest player in the modern sport after he wreckedWilson’s hopes of a final debut win. Having cut a forlorn and frustratedfigure through most of Saturday’s opening two sessions, O’Sullivanrediscovered his sparkle to win seven frames in a row in the afternoon sessionand turn a tense 10-7 overnight advantage into a one-sided inevitability.

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London mayor calls on PM to work with him on coronavirus [Video]

London mayor calls on PM to work with him on coronavirus

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the prime minister to invite him to Tuesday's Cobra meeting and "work together" to tackle Covid-19. Boris Johnson will chair a Cobra emergency committee, which will include the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, but it is unclear as to whether Mr Khan will be invited. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Sturgeon welcomes news of upcoming Cobra meeting [Video]

Sturgeon welcomes news of upcoming Cobra meeting

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed news that the government will hold a Cobra meeting in Westminster on Tuesday which will involve the leaders of the UK's devolved governments. Ms Sturgeon added: "In that call, I will impress upon the Prime Minister my view that we need decisive, urgent and as far as possible given our individual responsibilities, co-ordinated action across the UK". Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Rayner: Shocking PM hasn't spoken to parties about lockdown [Video]

Rayner: Shocking PM hasn't spoken to parties about lockdown

Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner says it is shocking Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not consulted with other parties throughout the Covid-19. The first ministers of Wales and Scotland, as well as the Mayor of London, have criticised the government for failing to speak to them directly about the possibility of a new national lockdown in England. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Nicola Sturgeon warns ‘hard decisions’ on restrictions may be needed within days [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon warns ‘hard decisions’ on restrictions may be needed within days

Nicola Sturgeon has warned “hard but necessary” decisions may be needed in thecoming days to prevent another national lockdown. The First Minister saidcoronavirus “could get out of our grip again” as Scotland faces the risk of“exponential growth” of Covid-19.

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What Did Microsoft Retrieve From 117 Feet Deep In The Sea? [Video]

What Did Microsoft Retrieve From 117 Feet Deep In The Sea?

This is the scene as Microsoft retrieved. The project Natick Northern Isles datacenter from the seafloor off Scotland’s Orkney Islands. The center had been lowered 117 feet deep in spring 2018. For the next two years team members tested and monitored the datacenter’s servers. When marine specialists reeled up the shipping-container-size center it was coated in algae, barnacles and sea anemones. Cleaning it revealed the familiar Microsoft logo. The retrieval launched the final phase of a years-long effort that proved the concept of underwater datacenters is feasible.

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