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Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, July 26: Barcelona have NOT given up Coutinho chase, Chelsea target Everton starlet, Mbappe to Man City?

talkSPORT.com bring you all the latest headlines and top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers… Barcelona are preparing a second bid of £80million for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho, despite seeing a £72m bid rejected and the Reds’ insistence that the Brazilian playmaker is not for sale at ANY price. (Daily Star) The Spanish giants have sent officials to England to try to sign the 25-year-old. (Sport) Manchester City are hoping to beat Real Madrid to the signing of Monaco’s teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, and are reportedly plotting a £143m bid which, if…

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Petya victims given hope by researchers

A security firm says it has managed to decrypt files damaged by the recent Petya ransomware attack, on one infected computer. The cyber-attack caused havoc for businesses around the globe, but mainly in Ukraine. The potential solution only works if the ransomware secured administration privileges to the machine. However Positive Technologies said the concept is currently too technical for most average computer users to run. “Once you have a proof of concept of how data can be decrypted, the information security community can take this knowledge and develop automatic tools,…

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England v South Africa: Keaton Jennings controversially given out lbw

England’s Keaton Jennings is given out lbw as Vernon Philander’s ball pitches outside leg stump in the first Test match between England and South Africa at Lord’s. A review of the decision would have seen it overturned. Available to UK users only. FOLLOW LIVE: England v South Africa – live radio, text and in-play clips Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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Huddersfield Town AFC news: Tom Ince delighted to be given Premier League opportunity with Terriers

New Huddersfield signing Tom Ince did not need any persuading to join head coach David Wagner’s newly-promoted bandwagon. Former England Under-21 international Ince, 25, has signed a three-year deal after the Terriers agreed an undisclosed fee with Championship club Derby. “To be given the opportunity to be in the Premier League with a team that’s on the up is a great feeling,” Ince told Huddersfield Town TV. “There was a lot of interest (from Huddersfield) and for a player like me, from a team which has done tremendous things last…

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Charlie Gard parents given more time to say goodbye to terminally ill son

Charlie Gard’s parents have been told they will be able to spend more time with their terminally ill baby. Chris Gard and Connie Yates had been expecting their 10-month-old’s life support to be turned off on Friday. Great Ormond Street Hospital has since disclosed it is putting plans in place for Charlie’s care to allow his family to spend more time with him. On Tuesday, Charlie’s parents lost their final legal appeal to take him to the US for experimental treatment. Judges at the European Court of Human Rights concluded…

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These grumpy portraits were given awesome smiley makeovers

Have you ever walked around an art gallery and thought, “Why does everyone look so miserable?” Twitter user Olly Gibbs has. And so, during a recent visit to Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, he came up with a solution to brighten up some of the portraits. It involved FaceApp – which uses facial recognition software to make a person’s face look older, younger, or even a different gender. One other thing it can do, though, is make a person smile. “The idea started in the tower of the Old Church,” he told Dutch…

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