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Pakistan day of violence: Scores killed and injured · Friday 23rd June at 19:12
Violence at different ends of the country kill nearly 50 people and injure many more, officials say.

Trump casts doubt on Russia investigator Mueller · Friday 23rd June at 19:06
The president questions the neutrality of the man investigating alleged election interference.

'I saw Warmbier seized at NK airport' · Friday 23rd June at 18:13
The British roommate of Otto Warmbier has described the moment he saw his American friend being arrested by guards in North Korea. He never saw him again.

Tech Tent: Uber at a crossroads · Friday 23rd June at 18:10
On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we explore the stunning resignation of Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick.

Router hack risk not limited to Virgin Media · Friday 23rd June at 17:52
A weakness in some Virgin Media routers also affects routers by other providers, experts warn.

John Magufuli's pregnant schoolgirl ban angers Tanzanian women · Friday 23rd June at 17:46
An online petition is set up after the president said mothers would be too distracted to go to school.

Turkish water park: Children and adults electrocuted · Friday 23rd June at 17:38
Three children, and two adults who tried to rescue them, die at a water park in north-west Turkey.

Germany quashes gay men's convictions and offers compensation · Friday 23rd June at 17:34
Some 64,000 men were jailed and more persecuted under the anti-gay law dating back to 1871.

Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could 'worsen situation' · Friday 23rd June at 17:24
Donald Tusk says offer to EU nationals could "worsen the situation" as Theresa May defends her plan.

Qatar row: Al Jazeera hits back over closure demands · Friday 23rd June at 17:20
Qatar faces demands to shut down its broadcasting network from Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies.

'Macronmania'? · Friday 23rd June at 17:09
The French president makes his debut in Brussels, but it will take him more than smiles to succeed.

How safe is your internet router? · Friday 23rd June at 16:50
Virgin Media is warning its customers to change the password on their internet routers. A Which? investigation found its Super Hub 2 router is vulnerable to hackers.

Los Angeles police shoot at pit bull but kill teenager · Friday 23rd June at 16:30
Officers fired on a rampaging dog, but a ricocheting bullet hit a 17 year old in the chest.

Russian warships launch missiles at IS targets in Syria · Friday 23rd June at 16:00
Missiles are fired from the Mediterranean at Islamic State group targets in Syria.

Making a Murderer: Brendan Dassey decision upheld by court · Friday 23rd June at 15:53
Brendan Dassey was just 16 when he confessed to rape, kill and murder a woman with his uncle.

UAE princesses guilty of servant abuse in Belgium · Friday 23rd June at 15:44
They receive suspended jail terms and fines for abuses in a hotel in Brussels in 2008.

Alexei Navalny barred from Russia presidential poll · Friday 23rd June at 15:39
The anti-corruption campaigner led mass street protests against Vladimir Putin in 2011-12.

EU chief's one-word response to May's plan · Friday 23rd June at 14:40
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker isn't sure what the UK wants.

Snapchat map update raises child safety worries · Friday 23rd June at 14:10
An update to Snapchat lets people search for schools and see pictures posted by children inside.

Deep fried tarantula, anyone? · Friday 23rd June at 13:03
It's rainy season in Cambodia and spiders are creeping onto the menu.

Online concern over Chinese 'human embroidery' trend · Friday 23rd June at 12:54
Chinese media highlight an online trend that sees users stitching patterns through their skin.

The Soviet 'M' · Friday 23rd June at 11:57
Yuri Drozdov was in charge of the "illegals", who gave up their identities to go undercover in the West.

Google scrubs medical records from search · Friday 23rd June at 11:52
Confidential data about medical conditions and tests will no longer appear in search results.

RuPaul to get star on Hollywood walk of fame along with Snoop Dogg and Simon Cowell · Friday 23rd June at 11:45
The drag queen is to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year along with Snoop Dogg and Simon Cowell.

California 'road rage' results in motorway car crash · Friday 23rd June at 11:45
A car swerved dramatically after an altercation with a motorcyclist in California. Footage courtesy Chris Traber

Threatening Trump · Friday 23rd June at 11:32
It is a crime to make threats against the US president, so could Johnny Depp run into trouble?

Lionel Messi 'could swap tax fraud jail sentence for fine' · Friday 23rd June at 11:07
Prosecutors reportedly suggested the Barcelona star pay 255,000 euros instead of serving prison time.

WannaCry helps speeding drivers dodge fines in Australia · Friday 23rd June at 08:09
Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected.

Super Mario fan makes augmented reality game · Friday 23rd June at 05:52
Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.

Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech · Friday 23rd June at 04:59
Move is a response to UK government criticism that the firm doesn't do enough to curb online hate.

Mexican president denies spying on journalists, lawyers and activists · Friday 23rd June at 02:22
Enrique Peña Nieto says his government did not use spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists.

Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk · Friday 23rd June at 02:12
The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.

'Brothers, not strangers' · Friday 23rd June at 01:24
How a 61-year-old farmer embodies Uganda's welcoming attitude to South Sudanese refugees.

'My feet can't stop' · Friday 23rd June at 00:48
The story of performers who are saving a traditional theatre art form in the age of smart-phones.

Anna's story · Friday 23rd June at 00:43
How the suicide of a young Chinese woman working in prostitution inspired a film on hidden lives of London.

Google Glass announces update and other tech news · Friday 23rd June at 00:28
BBC Click's Kathleen Hawkins looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories

Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania? · Friday 23rd June at 00:26
Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania? · Friday 23rd June at 00:26
Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

'I lost my eye' · Friday 23rd June at 00:15
About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity.

Burying the truth · Thursday 22nd June at 23:37
The secret of how a healthy young American ended up in a coma in a North Korean jail may have gone with him to the grave.

Life savers · Thursday 22nd June at 23:07
A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.

Philando Castile: Girl, 4, calms mother in police car · Thursday 22nd June at 22:19
New footage shows girl, four, trying to calm her mother after the shooting of Philando Castile.

'They slaughtered us' · Thursday 22nd June at 22:01
The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse is one of the first reporters to reach the de-facto IS capital Raqqa.

Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space · Thursday 22nd June at 21:59
The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.

Yahoo closes internet prodigy's news app · Thursday 22nd June at 18:13
Three years after its high-profile launch, Nick D'Aloisio's News Digest app is being shut down.

'Clinical waste' victory · Thursday 22nd June at 17:28
They can now collect the 15-week-old foetus from a hospital and carry out a proper burial.

Siri storm caused by economist's comments · Thursday 22nd June at 16:38
He apologises for causing any offence after saying he finds a male voice more trustworthy on Siri.

Amazon accuses Walmart of bullying in cloud computing clash · Thursday 22nd June at 14:34
Clash follows reports of Walmart asking IT suppliers not to use Amazon's cloud computing service.

China's 'straddling bus' hits its final roadblock · Thursday 22nd June at 13:57
It seemed like a vision of the future - but China's "straddling bus" is being scrapped for good.

Sega debuts free classic games on mobiles · Thursday 22nd June at 12:48
Launch sees five titles made available but more will appear every fortnight.

UK rail ticket machines hit by IT glitch · Thursday 22nd June at 11:45
Rail ticket machines across the UK fell out of service during the morning commute.

Exploding cream dispenser kills French fitness blogger · Thursday 22nd June at 09:18
The popular Instagram figure was struck in the chest and died of a heart attack, French media say.

Adults sharing sexual content on teen app · Thursday 22nd June at 01:47
The video app, Monkey, is designed to help teenagers make new friends

WhatsApp rises as a major force in news media · Thursday 22nd June at 00:18
The private instant messaging app is surging in popularity as a way to share and discuss the news.

Aadhar: Why is India's biometric scheme so controversial? · Thursday 22nd June at 00:17
More than a billion biometric cards have been issued, but the scheme is deeply controversial.

Energy revolution · Thursday 22nd June at 00:06
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.

Russians build three-car fidget spinner · Wednesday 21st June at 10:11
Motor enthusiasts attempt a motorised version of the cult toy, and very nearly succeed.

Invented in The North: Jet-propelled mobility scooter tested · Tuesday 20th June at 16:35
The scooter reached speeds of up to 70mph during track testing.

Britons held in Finland after going to Russia for beer · Tuesday 20th June at 10:45
Orienteering team can't resist the lure of cheap beer over the Finland-Russia border.

Grand theft auto · Tuesday 20th June at 00:18
Connected cars are becoming the norm, but how secure are they and how safe is our personal data?

Nerve centre · Monday 19th June at 01:08
New Minority Report-style "nerve centres" combine data and predictive policing after massive increase in homicides.

Gaming gift · Monday 19th June at 00:18
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.

Parents in the dog house after 'Scooby Snacks' mix-up · Friday 16th June at 14:38
Dozens of horrified New Zealand parents accidentally feed their children treats meant for dogs.

Home hijack · Friday 16th June at 00:01
A security weakness in Gary Berman's home network may have lost him a $400,000 contract.

Blind gamer is trying to make gaming accessible to all · Thursday 15th June at 09:32
Blind gamer takes on the biggest games developers to make gaming accessible to all.

E3 2017: Nightmares come alive in VR hospital · Thursday 15th June at 06:37
Dave Lee checks in to a virtual reality psychiatric hospital, in a new video game.

Coffee-powered buses · Thursday 15th June at 00:15
How can cities improve air quality with cleaner fuels?

E3 2017: Hands-on with Super Mario Odyssey · Wednesday 14th June at 06:45
Nintendo hopes a new Super Mario game will keep up the momentum of its new Switch console.

DIY retro games console teaches kids about electronics. · Tuesday 13th June at 15:19
Crowdfunded Makerbuino lets children build their own handheld games consoles.

Man asks Twitch users to pick shares for $50,000 portfolio · Monday 12th June at 10:23
Twitch viewers can vote on stocks and those with the most votes are automatically purchased.

E3: First look at Xbox One X · Sunday 11th June at 23:51
The BBC was given the first look at the Xbox One X - a souped-up version of Microsoft's latest console.

10-year-old app maker's plan: Change world, become turtle · Friday 9th June at 09:00
Yuma Soerianto, a 10-year-old app developer from Melbourne, Australia, was the youngest attendee at Apple's developers' conference this week.

Google's Street View cars track air pollution and other news · Friday 9th June at 08:17
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

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