Sixty years ago this month, the Union Flag came down in Kenya for the last time. A 250,000-strong crowd in Nairobi’s Uhuru stadium would, after two minutes, roar their approval as Kenya’s new black, green, red and white flag took its place. On its way up the pole, however, the Kenyan flag was momentarily stuck. As Nicholas Rankin relates, the then-Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip – representing Elizabeth II – “leaned across to [new prime minister Jomo] Kenyatta, smiling. ‘Do you want to change y
Police are investigating after a dog was mauled to death by another canine pet in north London. The animal died after another dog raced across the road to launch an unprovoked attack, police said. The incident happened just before 5.50pm on Saturday on the High Street in Cheshunt in front of horrified shoppers.
Plot Hole A new deep dive into the history of OpenAI includes some surprising details about one of the firm's erstwhile cofounders, Elon Musk — including that he overlooked a serious hole in his plan to escape to Mars when talking to another would-be artificial intelligence guru. As the New York Times reports based on dozens […]