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Suicidal virus kills computers

Tue, 2015-05-05 05:02
A computer virus that tries to avoid detection by making the machine it infects unusable is found.

Placenta drink ban 'will be obeyed'

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:52
A woman who was banned from using raw placenta to make smoothies for new mothers, says she cannot afford the legal battle to fight her case.

Singapore PM shares code for Sudoku

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:48
There's been a wave of admiration from around the world for Singapore's PM after he revealed he had coded a program that solves Sudoku puzzles.

Man jailed after firearm siege

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:35
The man who was involved in a ten-hour stand-off with armed police in Denbighshire is jailed for 14 months.

'Ludicrous' yellow lines criticised

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:35
A set of double yellow lines less than a metre long in Bristol is branded "ludicrous" by residents.

Princess sent gifts from across globe

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:31
A cot blanket and a donation to a pygmy-possum sanctuary are among the gifts sent from around the world to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte.

Election 2015 in pictures: 5 May

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:30
Images from the campaign trail: 5 May

'Untouchable' Cook angers Boycott

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:28
England captain Alastair Cook believes he is "untouchable", according to former Test skipper Geoffrey Boycott.

Director Joss Whedon quits Twitter

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:19
Director Joss Whedon deletes his Twitter account, following criticism of his latest film, Age of Ultron.

Friend to handle Mitchell health care

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:13
A judge puts a friend of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in charge of her medical decisions, after the musician was placed in intensive care last month.

VIDEO: Barrel bomb hits Aleppo nursery

Tue, 2015-05-05 04:07
A journalist living near the site of a barrel bomb strike in Aleppo tells how she heard children's screams and witnessed a desperate search through rubble.

Top Gear pun investigated by Ofcom

Tue, 2015-05-05 03:57
Top Gear's use of the word "pikey" is being investigated by watchdog Ofcom, after a complaint was rejected by the BBC Trust.

Probe into Brazil's former president

Tue, 2015-05-05 03:53
Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.

OAP sentenced over minister's death

Tue, 2015-05-05 03:53
A pensioner who caused the death of a church minister from Lewis after he drove over him is banned from driving for four years.

CAR militias to free child soldiers

Tue, 2015-05-05 03:49
Armed groups in the CAR agree to free all the children working for them and end the recruitment of child soldiers, the UN says.

'Dozens die' as migrant boat sinks

Tue, 2015-05-05 03:26
Dozens of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean after a boat sank south of Sicily, the Save the Children aid group says.

'Long and slow recovery' for Greaves

Tue, 2015-05-05 03:22
Former England striker Jimmy Greaves faces a "long and slow road to recovery" after a severe stroke, says his wife.

McClaren turns down Newcastle job

Tue, 2015-05-05 03:06
Derby's Steve McClaren turns down the chance to become Newcastle United boss for the final three matches of the season.

Jones 'shaky legs' before collapse

Tue, 2015-05-05 03:03
Keighley Cougars' Danny Jones, who collapsed during a game on Sunday and later died, complained of "shaky legs" in the warm-up.

UK construction hits 22-month low

Tue, 2015-05-05 02:55
Activity in the UK construction industry fell to its lowest level in nearly two years in April, a closely watched survey shows.