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Algorithms are increasingly used to make everyday decisions about our lives. Could they help the police reduce crime, asks David Edmonds.

A Freedom of Information trawl by the civil liberties group Liberty recently discovered that at least 14 police forces in the United Kingdom have used, or are planning to use, algorithms - computer mathematical formulae - to tackle crime. It seems probable that within a few years almost all police forces will be using such methods.


Former deputy prime minister and Labour veteran John Prescott has been admitted to hospital after suffering a stroke, his family has said.

A statement on the 81-year-old's Twitter account said he was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary on Friday.

He is "over the worst" and "talking", former Home Secretary Alan Johnson has said to the media.


France is braced for a heatwave with temperatures forecast to exceed 40C this week – potentially breaking the record for June.

Temperatures are expected to reach 35 degrees or more on Monday, and climb even further until the peak on Thursday and Friday.

The north of the country – including Paris - will be worst affected.

Temporary fountains have been put in place and public pools will stay open later as part of an extreme heat plan.


Trump Continues with sanctions against Iran.

The temprature continues to rise as President Donald Trump keeps the heat on Iran.  The US president says military action is "always on the table", but leaves the door open to talks aimed at reaching an agreement


Theresa May has said she will not comment on the views of those trying to succeed her as prime minister, but "the best option for the UK is to leave the European Union with a deal."


NO Show From Boris.
Sky News has said it will be forced to cancel a debate between the two men vying to be the next Tory leader unless Boris Johnson agrees to take part.


JK Rowling is to release four new Harry Potter eBooks next month, offering fans the chance to "delve deeper into the rich history of magic".


British retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has been charged in the US with four counts of misdemeanour assault.
The charges come after a fitness instructor in Arizona alleged that he repeatedly touched her inappropriately

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