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Pepper spray drones put on sale

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:47
A South African company says it has received its first order for a drone that can fire pepper-spray bullets and features "blinding lasers".

Met cancels 'anti-Semitic' broadcast

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:45
New York's Metropolitan Opera cancels plans for a global HD broadcast of a performance amid fears it could spark anti-Semitic sentiment.

What's the law on killing rabbits?

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:31
Are you allowed to control the rabbit population in your garden?

Your pictures: Old technology

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:29
Readers' photos on the theme of "old technology"

Blow-up doll row death reward offer

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:23
A £20,000 reward is offered by festival organisers to help catch the man responsible for the death of Robert Hart at the Parklife Festival in Manchester.

Ex-Palestinian prisoners re-arrested

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:23
Israeli troops arrest a further 65 Palestinians, including 51 freed in 2011 Gilad Shalit prisoner swap, as they search for three missing teenagers.

Chemical use in Syria 'systematic'

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:19
A team from the world's chemical weapons watchdog believes toxic chemicals such as chlorine are being used in a "systematic manner" in Syria.

VIDEO: WW2 secrets on display at Bletchley

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:15
The work of World War Two codebreakers go on display at a new museum at Bletchley Park, opened by the Duchess of Cambridge.

Afghan president hopeful cries foul

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:15
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah demands an immediate halt to vote-counting amid fraud allegations.

VIDEO: Duchess visits Bletchley Park

Wed, 2014-06-18 05:10
The Duchess of Cambridge visits the home of the World War Two codebreakers at Bletchley Park, to officially open the restored centre.

VIDEO: Mother describes hard shoulder birth

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:56
A mother and baby from Portsmouth recover after an impromptu birth - on the side of a motorway.

Disabled man shooting 'necessary'

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:51
The IPCC says the use of a baton round and a firearm on a disabled man was "proportionate, reasonable and necessary".

Final stretch for German cave rescue

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:41
A marathon bid to rescue an injured man from Germany's deepest cave is nearing its final phase, officials say.

Toddler survives A44 family crash

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:40
An 18-month-old girl is the sole survivor of a crash involving a fuel tanker, car and van on the A44 which killed her mother and three relatives from Llanidloes.

Japan bans child porn possession

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:35
Japan bans the possession of child pornography, one of the last developed nations to introduce the prohibition.

VIDEO: Paxman bows out with Boris bike ride

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:30
Ahead of his last appearance as presenter of BBC Newsnight, Jeremy Paxman asked long-time sparring partner Boris Johnson about London and cycling safety. While sharing a tandem.

Huge increase in Crohn's treatment

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:28
Some 20,000 young people were admitted to hospital in England last year with Crohn's disease, a 300% rise in 10 years, figures suggest.

Lib Dems 'could back EU referendum'

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:23
Senior Lib Dems are urging Nick Clegg to back a referendum on Britain's EU membership, a source confirms to the BBC.

VIDEO: Tapsell calls for Blair Iraq impeachment

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:21
Sir Peter Tapsell calls for the impeachment of Tony Blair for allegedly misleading MPs over the 2003 Iraq invasion.

Ex-Sussex player Arif banned for life

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:08
Former Sussex and Pakistan A seamer Naved Arif is banned for life by the ECB for a breach of its anti-corruption code.

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