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Buffalo beauty contest held in Pakistan · Wednesday 26th April at 10:45
Competition creates awareness about "the importance of breeding this beautiful animal".

Brazil indigenous groups clash with police in Brasilia · Wednesday 26th April at 10:41
They were protesting against the encroachment of their ancestral lands by farmers and loggers.

Turkey arrests 1,000 in raids targeting Gulen suspects · Wednesday 26th April at 10:35
Police detain 1,000 people suspected of being part of a movement blamed for the failed 2016 coup.

North Korea tensions: US installs missile defence system in S Korea · Wednesday 26th April at 10:18
The move sparks protests and is opposed by China which says it could upset regional security.

Hong Kong disqualified activists charged with illegal assembly · Wednesday 26th April at 10:12
The two were charged with illegal assembly for trying to push their way into a council meeting.

China launches aircraft carrier, boosting military presence · Wednesday 26th April at 09:29
The launch of China's second aircraft carrier comes as tensions rise on the Korean peninsula.

Facebook horror · Wednesday 26th April at 08:50
It comes after a Thai man broadcast the murder of his 11-month daughter on Facebook Live.

French mayor fined for 'too many Muslim children' comment · Wednesday 26th April at 08:02
Controversial Beziers Mayor Robert Menard said schools in his town had too many Muslims.

India censors allow 'lady oriented' film · Wednesday 26th April at 06:41
The appeals board gives the film an adult certification after seeking some cuts.

Anzac Day wet T-shirt contest cancelled by Australian bar · Wednesday 26th April at 05:28
A bar faced backlash after planning the event on one of Australia's most sombre national occasions.

Trump backs down on border wall funding · Wednesday 26th April at 05:12
If cash for a wall is left out of the budget bill, a government shutdown can be averted this week.

Malaysia schoolboy 'beaten by warden' risks losing arm · Wednesday 26th April at 04:41
The 11-year-old was beaten so badly by a that his legs had to be amputated may also lose his arm.

United Airlines investigates giant bunny death · Wednesday 26th April at 04:18
Simon the 90cm-long rabbit was being flown in the cargo hold from London to Chicago's O'Hare International.

Clothing firm Nordstrom castigated for $425 mud-coated jeans · Wednesday 26th April at 03:47
Critics say the garments are worn by "rich liberals pretending to know what hard work feels like".

La La Land Day is declared in Los Angeles · Wednesday 26th April at 03:02
The Mayor of Los Angeles has declared a special day to celebrate the Oscar-winning film.

Trump immigration court defeat is 'bananas', says White House · Wednesday 26th April at 01:57
The judge cited the president's own words calling the order "a weapon" against local governments.

Down but never out · Wednesday 26th April at 01:06
South Africa is in for a rough ride as the ruling ANC prepares to choose President Jacob Zuma's successor.

Blooming marvellous! · Wednesday 26th April at 00:58
Following years of drought, California's deserts have erupted with a "super bloom" of wildflowers visible even from space.

Kim Jong-un's ski resort · Wednesday 26th April at 00:51
They're optimistic of success ahead of next year's Winter Olympics.

The drones which help solve air accidents · Wednesday 26th April at 00:37
The BBC's Richard Westcott looks at accident investigators' latest weapon in the battle to find out why ships and planes crash.

Ted 2017: The woman who wants China to eat insects · Wednesday 26th April at 00:15
An entrepreneur is promoting online farmers' markets and food tech to improve eating habits.

Unearthing the past · Tuesday 25th April at 22:34
In March 1974, Chinese farmers unearthed the greatest archaeological find of the century, the Terracotta Army. Archaeologist Li Xiuzhen has worked on the site since the 1980s.

Thai man kills baby on Facebook Live then takes own life · Tuesday 25th April at 22:31
Facebook's processes were already under scrutiny after video of a US killing stayed online for hours.

Body parts for cash · Tuesday 25th April at 21:59
Abu Jaafar's job is to find people desperate enough to give up parts of their body for money.

Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder - police · Tuesday 25th April at 21:20
The Connecticut man said his wife was killed by an intruder with a voice like actor Vin Diesel's.

Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder - police · Tuesday 25th April at 21:20
The Connecticut man said his wife was killed by an intruder with a voice like actor Vin Diesel's.

Here we go again · Tuesday 25th April at 19:56
The US is days away from a potential government shutdown. It's happened before. What is going on?

Visions of France · Tuesday 25th April at 18:02
The BBC's Laurence Peter examines what really divides election rivals Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen.

Beyonce to offer US college scholarships to female students · Tuesday 25th April at 17:46
The singer will give young women the chance to study the creative arts, music, literature and African-American studies.

Global impact · Tuesday 25th April at 17:43
Seven ways Donald Trump's presidency has changed the US and its relationship with the world.

Have you got the bottle for 'beer yoga'? · Tuesday 25th April at 16:20
A fitness craze from Germany combining yoga poses while drinking beer is gaining popularity in Asia.

The park ranger kidnapped and tortured for protecting wildlife · Tuesday 25th April at 16:20
Park ranger Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, explains how he lives in constant fear of attack for protecting wildlife in Virunga National Park.

Somali-American Ilhan Omar on historic US election win · Tuesday 25th April at 16:14
Ilhan Omar explains how she made history to become the first Somali-American legislator in the US.

Google search changes tackle fake news and hate speech · Tuesday 25th April at 16:02
More people will be involved in checking what Google returns for search terms

Russian hackers 'target' presidential candidate Macron · Tuesday 25th April at 15:07
High-tech techniques were used to trick staff into handing over login names, say experts

Exploding snowman forecasts hot summer for Switzerland · Tuesday 25th April at 14:28
Switzerland is set for good weather this summer according to a popular spring tradition.

Teenage cyber hacker Adam Mudd jailed for global attacks · Tuesday 25th April at 13:45
Adam Mudd hacked gaming sites including Xbox Live and Runescape to earn money, a court hears.

Marissa Mayer to make $184m from Yahoo's sale to Verizon · Tuesday 25th April at 13:31
Yahoo's chief executive will be paid $184m from the sale of the company to Verizon.

Why does this rhino have 24-hour security? · Tuesday 25th April at 12:25
Sudan is a the northern white rhino, and the last chance for the survival of his species.

Google driverless cars free to public in Phoenix · Tuesday 25th April at 12:08
Hundreds of people are being invited to test out Google's robot car service in Phoenix for free.

Farmers find 'unicorn' among their sheep in Iceland · Tuesday 25th April at 11:58
A farming family finds an unusual creature amid their flock of sheep in Land­brot.

Great white shark feasts on dead humpback whale · Tuesday 25th April at 11:48
The circle of life comes around for much-loved humpback 'Scarlet' on the California coast.

Professional Overwatch player quits after racist rant · Tuesday 25th April at 11:03
Matt "Dellor" Vaughn is sacked by Toronto eSports after footage of a racist rant was posted on YouTube.

Petrol panic · Tuesday 25th April at 10:53
Speculation is rife that China could be tightening the oil tap, which the North's economy needs to survive.

The ex-train station turned world's largest tech incubator · Tuesday 25th April at 10:51
A former railway station in Paris is being turned into the largest incubator for tech start-ups.

Ted 2017: I won first match with Deep Blue, says Kasparov · Tuesday 25th April at 10:24
Garry Kasparov gives his views of the future relationship between humans and machines, at the Ted conference.

FaceApp sorry for 'racist' filter that lightens skin to make users 'hot' · Tuesday 25th April at 09:24
The makers of a face-morphing app have apologised after users said the "hot" filter lightened their skin.

Ted 2017: Frugal scientist offers malaria tools · Tuesday 25th April at 09:09
A toy-inspired device for malaria detection that costs 20 cents is shown off at the Ted conference

Are flying cars the future? · Tuesday 25th April at 08:01
A first glimpse of the flying car backed by Google co-founder

Can plastic roads help save the planet? · Tuesday 25th April at 01:11
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.

Lunch-hour hacks · Tuesday 25th April at 01:00
Rushed off your feet? Not enough hours in the day? Here are some apps to help you take control.

Eight ways intelligent machines are already in your life · Tuesday 25th April at 00:52
Many people are unsure about what machine learning is, but the chances are they are using it every day.

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales creates news service Wikitribune · Tuesday 25th April at 00:50
Wikitribune will be written by professional journalists and edited by volunteers.

Syria refugee children 'bitten by rats' in camps · Tuesday 25th April at 00:47
Syrians living in camps in Lebanon say waste is not being collected and is attracting vermin.

Uber 'tracked iPhones to stop fraud' · Monday 24th April at 18:28
Report claims Apple boss Tim Cook personally intervened to stop ride sharing firm.

'Anomaly' blamed for £10k first class railway ticket · Monday 24th April at 16:49
The ticket is for a journey between towns 64 miles apart making the trip cost £156 per mile.

YouTube restores 'wrongly blocked' LGBT videos · Monday 24th April at 13:26
Video-makers had complained that their content was being hidden by YouTube's "restricted mode".

Driverless cars trial set for UK motorways in 2019 · Monday 24th April at 10:23
The project will include a journey between London and Oxford in 2019.

Latest technology tested out in Arctic Circle trek · Monday 24th April at 08:15
BBC Click followed four men as they trekked in the Arctic Circle for charity trialling some of the latest tech.

GE17: No electronic voter registration for Northern Ireland · Monday 24th April at 06:15
Legislation to bring in the registration was passed in December but systems not in place for 8 June.

Warning over fake celebrity accounts · Monday 24th April at 01:10
Law enforcement agencies around the world are concerned about an increase in fake celebrity social media accounts.

Geeks vs government · Monday 24th April at 00:03
The technology which underpins the internet's security has always been disputed.

Parents' mobile use harms family life, say secondary pupils · Sunday 23rd April at 11:27
More than a third of pupils have felt the need to ask adults to put down their phones, suggests a poll.

Three apologises after network problems · Sunday 23rd April at 03:19
The mobile phone company says some customers were unable to send texts or make calls on Saturday.

Russian MP Seleznev incensed after son jailed in US · Friday 21st April at 21:38
Valery Seleznev said the sentence was "passed by man-eaters" and that his son was "abducted".

Computer hacker Adam Mudd attacked gaming websites · Friday 21st April at 20:54
Cyber attacks on universities and gaming websites, including Minecraft, cost them millions, a court hears.

Brain Tumour Charity cautious about Italy mobile phone ruling · Friday 21st April at 17:39
Charity urges caution after a ruling in Italy about mobile phone use and brain tumour growth.

US Navy cracks down on sharing of intimate photographs · Friday 21st April at 16:03
The order comes after an investigation into the sharing of images of female marines on Facebook.

Computer pioneer Harry Huskey dies aged 101 · Friday 21st April at 15:00
The veteran hardware maker worked on the Eniac machine and helped Alan Turing build a computer.

'Why I hacked the government' · Friday 21st April at 09:23
Hacker Jake Davis says he was motivated by the idea of the internet as a 'Utopian space'

The autonomous robotic sunshade and other news · Friday 21st April at 08:18
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

Free hacking tools 'help young into cyber-crime' · Friday 21st April at 05:38
Easy to use hacking tools make it easy for teenagers to get started in cyber-crime, finds a report.

Russia's secret · Friday 21st April at 00:17
Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering, maths - have an image problem. But not in Russia.

Google Earth adds Attenborough world tours · Tuesday 18th April at 16:06
The BBC's Sir David Attenborough will show people "natural treasures" within the new Google Earth.

Guardians of the home · Tuesday 18th April at 00:15
Home security technology linked to smartphones is helping to keep people and property safe.

Hear all about it · Monday 17th April at 00:51
S-Town and Serial might be hits, but will listening to podcasts ever be more than a niche pursuit?

Facing the future · Monday 17th April at 00:29
They may threaten the human workforce, but they are crucial to the modern economy.

Meet Tarzan - the robot designed to monitor crops · Monday 17th April at 00:19
How a robot designed to swing between cables could help farmers monitor crops.

V&A in VR · Monday 17th April at 00:00
Cutting edge construction and design tools help transform Dundee's waterfront

'World's worst drawer' stumps Google AutoDraw · Wednesday 12th April at 18:02
An artificial intelligence-powered illustration aid tries to recognise Rory Cellan-Jones' scribbles.

The good stuff · Tuesday 11th April at 00:19
Philanthropy tech is on the rise, from gaming with a conscience to video ads earning cash for charities.

Could Star Trek medical device become a reality? · Monday 10th April at 12:06
Two teams are competing to develop a hand-held device to diagnose illness.

Sennheiser's HE-1 - £54,000 headphones - put to the test · Wednesday 5th April at 10:36
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly tests headphones which have been 10 years in the making.

Teams prepare for NanoCar race and other news · Friday 31st March at 08:06
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+: First look · Wednesday 29th March at 18:58
Samsung's new phones feature a new virtual assistant, Bixby, and longer screens than past devices.

How free wi-fi is transforming India's rail stations · Wednesday 29th March at 11:18
Free high-speed wi-fi is now being offered at 115 stations on India's railway network.

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