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Toxic cadmium discovered in 124,000 VW EV and plug-in chargers – Roadshow

The chargers were made by a third party manufacturer and Volkswagen claims it had no knowledge of the heavy metal's use.https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/volkswagen-toxic-cadmium-charger-ev-plug-in/#ftag=CAD590a51e

Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace winger signs new five-year deal at Premier League club

Wilfried Zaha started out as a youth player at Crystal PalaceWinger Wilfried Zaha has signed a new five-year contract with Crystal Palace.The Ivory Coast international, 25, who was linked with a move to Tottenham or Chelsea in the summer transfer window, said he was relieved the talks over a new deal had concluded."I just wanted to get it...

India to launch its first manned space mission by 2022 – CNET

The country's space agency plans to send a crew of three on a mission within 40 months.https://www.cnet.com/news/india-to-launch-its-first-manned-space-mission-by-2022/#ftag=CAD590a51e

Wednesday’s gossip: Zidane eyes Man Utd job

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane wants to return to management and is keen to take over at Manchester United next summer. (L'Equipe - in French)Barcelona director Ariedo Braida says his club will not bid for Manchester United's Paul Pogba this summer, but referred to the 25-year-old France midfielder as a "great player" and said the club will...

Reality Check: Public toilets mapped

For travellers on their summer holidays, where to stop for a toilet break can be a source of worry. Public toilet provision has been declining for a number of years and the BBC has learnt that some UK high streets and tourist hot spots now no longer have any council-run public toilets.At least 673 public toilets across...

How hands convicted a paedophile

In July 2014, police in Manchester arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of filming himself raping a child. In the video, the face of the perpetrator was hidden but his hands were visible. Detectives felt they had the right suspect in custody, but did not have enough evidence to secure a conviction. With time running out, they turned to...

UK inflation rate rises for first time since November

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Higher transport costs contributed to the rise in inflation last month UK inflation rose to 2.5% in July, after holding steady at 2.4% in the previous three months as the cost of transport and computer games increased.It was the first jump in the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure since...

Westminster crash: Salih Khater named as suspect

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Salih Khater has been named as the man being held by police The man being held on suspicion of terrorism after the Westminster car crash has been named as Salih Khater by government sources.The 29-year-old British citizen, originally from Sudan, is being questioned in south London. Police have been searching...

Italy bridge: Rescuers search for survivors in Genoa

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionParts of the bridge can be seen collapsingRescuers in the north-western Italian city of Genoa continue to search for possible survivors after the dramatic collapse of a motorway bridge.The interior minister said at least 37 people were killed when dozens of vehicles fell 45m (148ft).About 16 people were injured...

Weird Al to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – CNET

But he won't be taking Trump's sidewalk spot.https://www.cnet.com/news/weird-al-yankovic-to-get-a-star-on-the-hollywood-walk-of-fame/#ftag=CAD590a51e