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Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone had a unique film-making partnership

With a fistful of dollarsSergio Leone and Ennio Morricone had a unique film-making partnershipThe director and composer reshaped the Western, and drew up a new blueprint for movie soundscapesA LASTING COLLABORATION between a composer and a film director is a precious thing. The work of Steven Spielberg would be greatly diminished...

“There are undoubtedly nationalistic issues, and concerns about equitable access”—a covid-19...

The Intelligence“There are undoubtedly nationalistic issues, and concerns about equitable access”—a covid-19 vaccineAlso on the daily podcast: why a singer’s murder has inflamed Ethiopia and sloppy spycraft sparks scandal in FijiA BRITISH TEAM is leading the race for the one innovation that could, in time, halt the coronavirus crisis. But once...

Huawei: UK government weighs up ban of Chinese firm’s telecoms kit

©PA MediaThe government has received a report into Huawei that is likely to change its policy over the Chinese firm's role in the UK's telecoms networks.Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden said GCHQ's National Cyber Security Centre had delivered its findings.NCSC is believed to have said it can no longer assure the...

Nintendo condemns alleged abuse in Smash Bros community

A giant Super Smash Bros figure is seen at Nintendo's E3 2014 booth ©Getty ImagesNintendo has condemned alleged abuse by well-known competitive gamers as "absolutely impermissible".In the space of a week, dozens of allegations of inappropriate behaviour have been made against competitors in Nintendo's Super Smash Bros fighting game series.Several of...

Hong Kong: Facebook, Google and Twitter among firms ‘pausing’ police help

Some pro-democracy protesters have already been arrested under Hong Kong's new security law ©ReutersFacebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google and Telegram have all said they are "pausing" co-operation with requests for user information from the Hong Kong police.Several countries have criticised China for imposing a new security law, which they say threatens the...

US to withdraw visas for foreign students if classes moved fully...

Students could face deportation if they do not comply with the rules ©ReutersForeign students will not be allowed to stay in the US this autumn if their universities have moved classes fully online, unless they switch to a course with in-person tuition.The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency said people...