Police Dismantle Rail Blockade in Eastern Canada

Canadian police on Monday dismantled a rail blockade led by indigenous antipipeline protesters that had choked off passenger and freight-rail traffic for more than two weeks. The move threatens to trigger a fresh round of indigenous-led protests and marches, observers say. The police intervention also marks another setback for Prime…

Harvey Weinstein guilty of sexual assaults

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHarvey Weinstein survivors described as ‘heroic’ Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of sexual assault, capping a stunning downfall for the former Hollywood mogul and a victory for the #MeToo movement against harassment. Weinstein, 67, was convicted in New York City of…

Building the world’s largest Raspberry Pi cluster

Image credit: ServeTheHome Oracle’s Raspberry Pi Supercomputer, the largest Raspberry Pi cluster known to exist, got awarded one of the Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects of 2019 from Tom’s Hardware. Here is its story. In 2018, a small group of enthusiastic presales people from Oracle Switzerland presented their 12-node Raspberry…

Shrewsbury flooding: ‘Highest ever’ peak could be recorded

Image caption The English Bridge may have to close, if barriers breach at Coleham, Shropshire Council said Flooding in Shrewsbury could reach its “highest ever” level and close off the centre of the town, it has been warned. Barriers have been put up, and a severe flood warning is in…