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Cyber-thieves 'avoiding' bitcoins

Fri, 2015-04-24 02:37
The falling value of bitcoins is making the virtual cash much less attractive to cyber-thieves, claims a security expert.

Deadly capsize 'captain' in court

Fri, 2015-04-24 02:31
A Tunisian man appears in a court in Italy accused of captaining a boat that capsized off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives.

McCoy set for Box Office farewell

Fri, 2015-04-24 02:25
Champion jockey AP McCoy will have two rides - on Mr Mole and Box Office - as he retires at Sandown on Saturday

Jobs 'risk' if Tories lose election

Fri, 2015-04-24 02:12
The boss of one of Wales' largest companies warns that the economy and jobs could be at risk if the Conservatives lose the general election.

Africa blog: Islamic State strengthens ties with Boko Haram

Fri, 2015-04-24 02:08
The Islamic State (IS) has released a new video, eulogising Nigeria's Boko Haram, in the latest sign of closer ties between the two militant groups.

Lib Dems warn of market vote worries

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:55
Treasury minister Danny Alexander warns of market concern at the prospect of a minority government "on life support" after the election.

VIDEO: Drone can stream live to You Tube

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:48
DJI has launched a drone that has the ability to stream high-definition video live to You Tube.

VIDEO: Inside one of the world's most secretive countries

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:48
Eritrea is one of the most closed countries in the world, with no independent media or political opposition and a widely criticised human rights record.

VIDEO: App that lets you stream live video

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:45
BBC Click's Kate Russell tests an app that lets you stream live video from your handset.

Will HSBC really quit the UK?

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:43
Leaving Britain would be a costly business for Europe’s biggest bank and a significant blow to the prestige of the City.

'Time running out' for Greek deal

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:33
Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselboem warns "time is running is out" for a Greek debt deal as eurozone finance ministers prepare to meet Greek officials.

EU migrant action 'not enough'

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:28
Human rights groups say new measures agreed by the EU to tackle the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean do not go far enough.

Ship boarded in North Sea drugs raid

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:26
A ship is being searched at Aberdeen harbour after it was boarded in the North Sea on suspicion of carrying drugs.

VIDEO: Key moments from Armenia ceremony

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:20
Commemorations are under way in Armenia to mark the centenary of the start of killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.

New law 'should not ban buying sex'

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:20
MSPs back a proposed law on human trafficking but say the buying of sex should not be criminalised as part of the new legislation.

Chile town blanketed in volcanic ash

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:19
Residents and emergency workers in southern Chile clear ash that has rained down on towns near the Calbuco volcano.

Migrants killed on Macedonia railway

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:12
Police in Macedonia say at least 14 migrants were killed by an express train as they followed a well-trodden route to western Europe.

VIDEO: Video shows US school stage collapse

Fri, 2015-04-24 01:10
A stage at a school in Indiana, US, has collapsed during a musical performance, injuring dozens of people.

HSBC considers moving HQ out of UK

Fri, 2015-04-24 00:33
HSBC is considering moving its headquarters out of London, the bank says in a statement.

Gay should have had life ban - Bolt

Fri, 2015-04-24 00:31
Jamaica's six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt says fellow sprinter Tyson Gay should have been banned for life for doping.

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