TSB bank app to start using iris recognition


TSB is to introduce iris recognition as a way for customers to unlock its bank app and access their accounts, making it the first in Europe to use this form of biometric technology.

From September, TSB customers with a Samsung …

10 of the best restaurants in rural Spain: readers’ travel tips


Winning tip: El Yantar, Pedraza, Segovia

The picturesque medieval village of Pedraza, in Segovia, is 75 miles north of Madrid and popular at weekends with Madrileños who pack the numerous asados (restaurants specialising in roasts). My favourite is El Yantar …

Here’s how much O.J. Simpson may get from NFL pension plan


The fight over O.J. Simpson’s money

If O.J. Simpson gets out of prison, he’ll have far more financial resources awaiting him than most ex-convicts.

Simpson goes before a parole hearing Thursday that could lead to his release from prison this …

Review: ‘Dunkirk’ Is a Tour de Force War Movie, Both Sweeping and Intimate


One of the most indelible images in “Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan’s brilliant new film, is of a British plane in flames. The movie recounts an early, harrowing campaign in World War II that took place months after Germany invaded Poland and …

Democratic senator questions independence of FCC nominee who worked for the agency’s chairman


Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, left, and nominees Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr testify before the Senate Commerce Committee on July 19. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

A leading Senate Democrat on Wednesday questioned the independence of a Federal …

Thanks to a new AP exam, there’s fresh hope for diversity in tech


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It’s no secret that tech has a diversity problem.

The big-name Silicon Valley companies that release their staffing figures every year often seem embarrassed to do so, because their workplaces …

Health care bill: Pro-Trump media blames Congress


This is why Trump loves ‘Fox & Friends’

As Republicans grappled with the latest setback in their effort to repeal Obamacare on Tuesday, "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade distilled the reaction of the pro-Trump media.

"You cannot take this …

British Cycling set to put £43m funding at risk with reform vote rejection


British Cycling is on the brink of failing to push through its governance reforms, putting £43m of Sport England and UK Sport funding in serious doubt.

It is understood that it will fail to reach the required 75% majority vote …

Kirk Cousins, Le’Veon Bell, Trumaine Johnson to play under franchise tag in 2017




Redskins and Kirk Cousins can’t agree to long-term deal


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The Guardian view on cabinet leaks: not before time, the battle of Brexit


Theresa May’s cabinet is limping towards the temporary relief that this week’s start of the summer parliamentary recess may offer. A spate of leaks, mainly against the chancellor, Philip Hammond, nevertheless shows the extent of ministerial disagreement over Brexit and …