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Italy school bus crash and fire leaves 16 dead · Saturday 21st January at 07:39
The bus from Hungary collided with a pylon and caught fire near Verona, officials say.

Italy avalanche: Ten found alive in Rigopiano hotel after two days · Saturday 21st January at 07:14
Four were pulled from the snow overnight, bringing the total number rescued to nine.

What do Africans think of Trump? · Saturday 21st January at 06:00
We asked Africans to tell us their thoughts on the inauguration of US President Trump and how his presidency might effect Africa.

Trump inauguration: Children who support the president · Saturday 21st January at 05:23
Some of President Donald Trump's youngest fans explain what they like about the 45th US president.

Presidential inaugural ball: Trumps enjoy first dance · Saturday 21st January at 05:00
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have the first dance at the inaugural ball.

Donald Trump begins overhaul as first executive orders signed · Saturday 21st January at 04:50
Donald Trump targets Obamacare and swears in top security staff in his first hours as president.

Ecuador man arrested over New York gold flakes theft · Saturday 21st January at 03:46
The Ecuadorian is suspecting of running off with gold flakes valued at about $1.6m (£1.2m).

Trump inauguration: Violent protests in Washington DC · Saturday 21st January at 03:34
Violent protests broke out in Washington DC as President Donald Trump was sworn in as president.

Yahya Jammeh says he will step down in The Gambia · Saturday 21st January at 02:37
Yahya Jammeh led the country for 22 years but refused to accept defeat in December's election.

Survivors pulled from avalanche hotel after two days · Saturday 21st January at 01:16
Rescue workers cheer as they pulled the first survivors from the buried ruins of the Italian hotel.

Chapecoense set to return to football · Saturday 21st January at 01:01
Those closely affected by the Chapecoense tragedy speak to the BBC on the eve of the club's first match since the fatal plane crash.

Reliving a tragedy · Saturday 21st January at 00:48
The Belgian creators of a play, Us/Them, which relives the Beslan killings through the eyes of two children, say recent attacks have brought the story closer to home.

World landmarks recreated with Lego · Saturday 21st January at 00:35
An artist has recreated more than 70 global landmarks using Lego bricks.

Tickets, please · Saturday 21st January at 00:33
How is Yangon coping with a new bus system hoping to modernise the city?

Battle of the left · Saturday 21st January at 00:30
France picks its Socialist presidential nominee in a fight for the party's direction, even its survival.

Roman Polanski picked for French film panel, sparking outrage · Saturday 21st January at 00:22
Director Roman Polanski picked as head judge for France's film awards despite long-standing rape case.

Austria arrest 'foils terror attack' in Vienna · Friday 20th January at 23:56
The public are told be alert and report any suspicious objects as police quiz an 18-year-old suspect.

Syria conflict: US says Idlib strike kills 100 al-Qaeda fighters · Friday 20th January at 23:37
Air strike against al-Qaeda training camp comes in final hours of Barack Obama's presidency.

Barack Obama's last day as 44th president · Friday 20th January at 23:15
From leaving a note for his successor on the Oval Office desk to giving a final speech.

Minecraft paedophile Adam Isaac groomed boys online · Friday 20th January at 21:53
A man who groomed young boys through the online game Minecraft has been jailed for two years and eight months.

Trump inauguration speech: 'Angry', 'authentic', 'primal' · Friday 20th January at 21:34
Conservative commentators react to Trump's speech online.

Donald Trump inauguration speech was ‘angriest ever’ · Friday 20th January at 20:42
An expert in US politics has claimed President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech was the angriest he had ever heard.

US President Donald Trump's first speech · Friday 20th January at 20:32
It was 20 minutes long and touched on jobs, patriotism, rebuilding, radical Islam and winning. We have boiled it down to two and a half.

Compare 2017 and 2009 · Friday 20th January at 20:19
It's been eight years since a new president took the oath of office at the US Capitol. Here's some side by side comparisons of Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and Donald Trump's in 2017,

Trump's @POTUS Twitter account used Obama crowd image · Friday 20th January at 20:10
Donald Trump's account is rapidly evolving after using an image of Barack Obama's 2013 inauguration

El Chapo: US prosecutors seek $14bn seizure from drug lord · Friday 20th January at 19:41
US lawyers want to seize billions from the extradited Mexican drug lord who denies trafficking charges.

Donald Trump: 'America first, America first' · Friday 20th January at 19:08
"A new vision will govern... it's going to be only America first, America first", the US president told the crowd at his inauguration.

BT announces price hikes for broadband, landline and sport · Friday 20th January at 16:00
Broadband costs will rise by between 5% and 6% while free BT Sport is to end for TV customers.

Google placed its own ads first, study claims · Friday 20th January at 14:59
Adverts for Google products occupied 91% of the top slots on the firm's search results pages.

UK looks for HS2 train-builder · Friday 20th January at 13:36
A company is needed to take on a £2.75bn contract to build 60 high speed trains.

Borderline behaviour · Friday 20th January at 12:37
A website is juxtaposing selfie-takers at a Holocaust memorial with concentration camp scenes, but is there a right way to behave at such sites?

China city unveils parking spaces for toilet breaks · Friday 20th January at 12:12
Spaces marked on main roads in Xi'an have 15 minute time limit for drivers caught short.

Amazon and Apple end exclusive deal on audio books · Friday 20th January at 12:11
Apple and Amazon have ended a deal that tied them into an exclusive contract for the supply and sale of audio books.

Nintendo signals end for Wii U · Friday 20th January at 11:35
Nintendo signals the "end of life" for its Wii U games console, which was first released in 2012.

Instagram user Average Rob edits himself into Barack Obama and Joe Biden photos · Friday 20th January at 10:58
"Average Rob" is editing himself into photos of Barack Obama and Joe Biden in his Instagram profile.

How the @Potus handover from Obama to Trump works · Friday 20th January at 10:35
The presidential Twitter handle will be handed over later - here's how it works.

The granny solution · Friday 20th January at 10:27
In France, some students are snapping up cheap rents in exchange for helping old people out in their homes

Minecraft link to net's biggest botnet · Friday 20th January at 08:11
Minecraft, the game adored by millions of children, is allegedly at the heart of the web's biggest net attack.

The telepresence bot operated by the mind and other news · Friday 20th January at 08:07
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.

Intimate questions · Friday 20th January at 02:07
A transgender woman who offered people the chance to ask "invasive questions" on an internet forum has been overwhelmed by the response.

Malaysia's call? · Friday 20th January at 00:10
Might the search for missing airliner MH370 resume, and if so who would pay for it?

Happy hookah · Friday 20th January at 00:10
Lebanon's capital Beirut has had a troubled past, but it's now becoming the Middle East's tech hub.

Putin spokesman denies US election hack · Thursday 19th January at 20:55
President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman denies any Russian government involvement in hacking to influence the 2016 US election result.

Tesla avoids recall after Autopilot crash death · Thursday 19th January at 17:04
Tesla will not be ordered to recall its semi-autonomous cars in the US, following a fatal crash in May 2016.

Finding home · Thursday 19th January at 16:31
The man whose Google Earth hunt inspired a Hollywood film says his life has changed once more.

Davos 2017: Teens' virtual reality challenge · Thursday 19th January at 15:12
A group of Swiss teens has been invited to take a virtual reality challenge at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

New Zealand imports insects to fight plant invader · Thursday 19th January at 15:00
Country makes exception to its strict environmental policy to rid itself of giant reeds.

New figures reveal scale of cybercrime · Thursday 19th January at 14:55
Police recorded an 8% rise in all offences in England and Wales as a survey shows figures in cybercrime and fraud.

Facebook urged to be more transparent over 'censorship' · Thursday 19th January at 13:31
A coalition of more than 70 civil rights groups urges Facebook to be clearer about content it removes.

Japan city sorry for offensive welfare team jackets · Thursday 19th January at 13:26
Officials in Odawara apologise for jackets referring to benefits cheats as "dregs".

Voice trouble · Thursday 19th January at 13:08
Our voices can activate gadgets and authenticate ourselves to banks. But can they tell if we're ill?

Vegemite back in Australian ownership after A$460m Bega deal · Thursday 19th January at 03:29
The iconic brand of salty yeast spread is bought by Bega Cheese from US giant Mondelez in $A460m deal

Welcome to Lagos - tech incubator · Wednesday 18th January at 23:59
A new crop of Nigerian developers is drawing on the depth of culture across the continent to make distinctly African games.

Galileo satellites experiencing multiple clock failures · Wednesday 18th January at 17:53
The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe's Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.

Photos show 'weaponised commercial drones' in Iraq · Wednesday 18th January at 17:47
Photographs taken in Iraq appear to show commercial drones adapted to drop grenades on the Iraqi security forces.

Drone photography company to pay $200,000 fine · Wednesday 18th January at 17:40
A Chicago-based drone operator is to pay the largest fine ever issued to settle claims it carried out dozens of illegal flights.

DNA-testing smartphone aims to tackle drugs resistance · Wednesday 18th January at 15:22
A smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.

Galaxy Note 7 recall refuseniks face new action · Wednesday 18th January at 12:10
US owners of the Galaxy Note 7 who ignored a recall face a fresh effort to make them return the fire-risk phones.

Thousands warned they may be victims of rogue webmaster · Wednesday 18th January at 12:01
Police in the Netherlands are contacting more than 20,000 people who they suspect had their data stolen by a rogue web developer.

Japan's hi-tech toilets to get standardised symbols · Wednesday 18th January at 10:18
Flush strength, front and back bidets, and air drying are all common features of toilets in Japan.

EE mobile firm fined £2.7m for overcharging customers · Wednesday 18th January at 07:37
EE, the UK's biggest mobile phone operator, broke billing rules, says regulator Ofcom.

Porn videos streamed 'via YouTube loophole' · Tuesday 17th January at 15:33
Adult video websites appear to be exploiting a YouTube loophole to host explicit material on the platform.

Radar sensor for the home which can 'see' through walls · Tuesday 17th January at 00:18
The radar imaging system is capable of detecting movement and "seeing" through walls.

Silicon Valley awaits Donald Trump's presidency · Monday 16th January at 14:01
Silicon Valley is anxiously waiting to see how it will be affected by Donald Trump's presidency.

BlaBla billions · Monday 16th January at 00:16
How BlaBlaCar created a global transport network with empty car seats.

Nintendo Switch hands-on · Friday 13th January at 19:04
Gaming expert Dan Maher has spent all day on the new Nintendo Switch console, making him one of the first people to review it.

Flight plans · Friday 13th January at 11:06
The government denies "playing catch-up" over drone safety despite a recent increase in prosecutions.

Nintendo consoles · Friday 13th January at 04:00
Nintendo has created some of the world's most memorable games consoles - but also had some big misses.

Fitness fail · Friday 13th January at 00:09
The market for fitness trackers seems to be booming, but are these gadgets actually effective?

CES 2017: Highlights from the technology show · Wednesday 11th January at 10:53
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at the latest technology showcased at CES 2017.

Jetpack to work · Wednesday 11th January at 00:11
How will we get to work in the future, and what is being done now to ease congestion in our cities?

CES 2017: Clothes-folding Laundroid robot readies for launch · Sunday 8th January at 03:40
A clothes-folding robot that has been in development for more than a decade is at the CES tech show to promote its imminent launch.

CES 2017: The 'go anywhere' electric bike and other transport tech · Sunday 8th January at 00:22
An electric bike designed to cope with almost any terrain is one of several personal transport innovations at CES.

CES 2017: Roam-E drone takes flying selfies · Sunday 8th January at 00:07
A new type of fold-up drone that follows its owner taking selfies is previewed at the CES tech show.

Meet Moley - the robotic kitchen · Tuesday 3rd January at 11:04
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at a prototype robotic kitchen.

Developing an aeroplane that can fly itself · Monday 19th December at 12:12
BAE Systems is researching the feasibility of an autonomous aircraft.

Lasers give insight into bird flight and other tech news · Friday 16th December at 11:46
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.

Virtual reindeer and smart make-up mirrors · Wednesday 14th December at 08:56
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at how shops are creating more engaging shopping experiences.

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