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Trump says 'productive' talks held on reinstating N Korea summit · Saturday 26th May at 04:53
The US leader issues an even more optimistic statement on possibly reinstating the cancelled meeting.

Liverpool-Real Madrid: How Mo Salah fever has gripped Africa · Saturday 26th May at 02:51
Africans have been overtaken by Mo Salah fever, ahead of the Liverpool-Real Madrid showdown.

Zhao Kangmin: The man who 'discovered' China's terracotta army · Saturday 26th May at 02:25
Zhao Kangmin was the first expert to identify the ancient warriors, one of China's cultural treasures.

Irish abortion referendum: Exit polls suggest landslide for repeal · Saturday 26th May at 02:19
Referendum exit polls suggest a landslide in favour of liberalising the law, as counting is due to begin.

Cycling through Africa: Turkish Hasan Söylemez's adventure of a lifetime · Saturday 26th May at 02:08
Turkish journalist Hasan Söylemez is cycling across Africa asking people about their dreams.

Week in pictures: 19 - 25 May 2018 · Saturday 26th May at 02:00
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Coming home after 130 years · Saturday 26th May at 00:45
A family of Syrian refugees returns to the island that their great-grandparents fled 130 years ago.

Harvey Weinstein released on $1m bail over rape and abuse charges · Saturday 26th May at 00:14
The former film mogul was charged with rape and sexual abuse after turning himself in to New York police.

Cyclone Mekunu kills girl of 12 in Oman · Friday 25th May at 23:45
Thousands of residents in coastal areas are moved to shelters amid high winds and rain.

'Wolf-like' creature shot near Montana ranch puzzles experts · Friday 25th May at 22:06
State wildlife experts are seeking DNA analysis to pinpoint the mysterious creature's species.

Brazil fuel protests: Drivers to clear roads over army threat · Friday 25th May at 21:51
The main drivers' group behind the strike says President Temer's threat of force is "lamentable".

Armed bystanders gun down Oklahoma City restaurant shooter · Friday 25th May at 19:51
The duo confronted the shooter in the car park outside of the Oklahoma City eatery and shot him dead.

Mussels test positive for opioids in Seattle's Puget Sound · Friday 25th May at 18:02
"It's telling me there's a lot of people taking oxycodone in the Puget Sound area," a researcher says.

British men 'increasingly' targeted by sextortion · Friday 25th May at 17:36
Experts say that Ivory Coast in West Africa has become a hotspot for the scammers.

Dota 2: UK major tournament to 'inspire' fans · Friday 25th May at 17:27
Organisers say they hope hosting the event in Birmingham will drive more UK players to compete.

Tragic tale of nursing mother's snakebite shocks India · Friday 25th May at 17:21
The death of a toddler who drank poisoned breastmilk draws attention to a global health priority.

Champions League final: Madrid's Liverpool supporters · Friday 25th May at 16:22
A group of Reds-supporting ex-pats and Spaniards look forward to the Champions League final.

GDPR: US news sites unavailable to EU users under new rules · Friday 25th May at 16:18
The LA Times is among many sites blocked to European users over new EU rules on using personal data.

Harvey Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan reacts to his arrest · Friday 25th May at 16:09
The actress, one of the movie mogul's accusers, says it's 'a slap in the face of abusive power'.

MH17: Russia 'liable' for downing airliner over Ukraine · Friday 25th May at 16:01
Australia and the Netherlands say they will hold Russia accountable for downing flight MH17.

Call of Duty Kansas 'swatting' death: Two more charged · Friday 25th May at 14:54
A man renting a gamer's home was shot dead by police responding to a hoax call.

Spanish rapper on the run after 'terror lyrics' prison sentence · Friday 25th May at 14:41
Valtonyc's sentence for glorifying terrorism raises debate about freedom of speech in Spain.

Fans mourn end of RuneScape game · Friday 25th May at 12:16
The fantasy game will be taken offline due to outdated software and an increasing number of bugs.

Oleg Deripaska resigns from Rusal amid US sanctions row · Friday 25th May at 11:30
The Russian oligarch leaves the aluminium producer to try shield it from US sanctions against him.

Trump and Kim: An on/off bromance · Friday 25th May at 11:24
Donald Trump calls off his meeting with Kim Jong-un, in another twist in their turbulent story.

Google and Facebook accused of breaking GDPR laws · Friday 25th May at 11:22
Complaints against the web giants are filed on the first day of the EU's new data protection law.

Google and Facebook accused of breaking GDPR laws · Friday 25th May at 11:22
Complaints against the web giants are filed on the first day of the EU's new data protection law.

Police find $28m cash in ex-leader's bags · Friday 25th May at 11:02
The raids on homes linked to former PM Najib Razak are part of a large corruption investigation.

Bishop Curry: 'I love President Trump and I pray for him' · Friday 25th May at 10:10
The bishop who lit up the royal wedding has turned his attention to Washington.

YouTube star John 'TotalBiscuit' Bain dies aged 33 · Friday 25th May at 09:11
Game critic John Bain - known as TotalBiscuit and the Cynical Brit - dies of cancer.

The people most let down by scrapped N Korea talks · Friday 25th May at 08:55
North and South Koreans had high hopes for peace with the now-cancelled Trump-Kim summit.

Apple awarded $539m in US patent case against Samsung · Friday 25th May at 05:59
Samsung has been ordered to pay Apple damages in a long-running dispute between the tech firms.

The robot that performs like an acrobat and other news · Friday 25th May at 01:04
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Strawb bots · Friday 25th May at 00:44
Strawberry producers say labour shortages are driving them to find robotic fruit pickers instead.

The strawberry-picking robots coming to a farm near you · Friday 25th May at 00:44
Strawberry producers say they can't find enough humans to pick their fruit, so are robots the answer?

Standing up to street harassment in France · Friday 25th May at 00:21
Women talk about their experiences of sexual harassment in public spaces and how they deal with it.

Netflix eclipses Disney in market milestone · Thursday 24th May at 21:37
The online streaming giant briefly becomes the world's most valuable media company, worth more than $150bn.

Why is there a row about Galileo? · Thursday 24th May at 19:01
Britain may be denied full access to the EU's Galileo satellite navigation system on security grounds after Brexit.

Uber car 'had six seconds to respond' in fatal crash · Thursday 24th May at 17:30
The self-driving car spotted a woman crossing the road six seconds before killing her, a report says.

Woman fights off grizzly bear, then walks to safety · Thursday 24th May at 16:44
Despite severe injuries, Amber Kornak walked two miles to her car and drove to find medical help.

Tech firms battle with GDPR privacy rules · Thursday 24th May at 14:06
EU residents are being blocked from several services and in some cases having their accounts wiped.

FBI seeks to thwart cyber-attack on Ukraine · Thursday 24th May at 13:23
Malware that could 'kill' home routers has been thwarted by the FBI's action against the malicious site.

Uber to open Paris lab for flying taxis · Thursday 24th May at 11:22
Ride-hailing firm wants to create a sky-based taxi service and is investing in France to make it happen.

GDPR quiz: How will data privacy law affect you? · Thursday 24th May at 08:27
Test your knowledge of how the EU's data protection law could affect you.

Google 'stole my videos', says film-maker Philip Bloom · Thursday 24th May at 01:04
Film-maker claims his footage has been misused, after an internal Google video leaks online.

Uber ends Arizona driverless car programme · Wednesday 23rd May at 22:34
Uber pulls out of the state two months after a fatal accident involving one of its autonomous cars.

Trump barred from blocking Twitter users by judge · Wednesday 23rd May at 19:33
A judge rules that blocking access to the president's tweets violates free speech.

Tesla Autopilot: Name deceptive, claim groups · Wednesday 23rd May at 17:55
Two consumer rights group claim the marketing for the driving assistant technology is deceptive and misleading.

Brexit: Technology-based customs system 'could cost £20bn' · Wednesday 23rd May at 17:48
The technology-based system could cost more than the UK contributes as an EU member, MPs are told.

Steam store school-shooting game 'appalling' · Wednesday 23rd May at 17:20
An anti-gun violence charity calls for a school-shooting video game to be dropped from Steam.

UK military fears robots learning war from video games · Wednesday 23rd May at 17:08
Future cyber-attacks could come from robots trained on video games, the Ministry of Defence warns.

Sony says PlayStation 4 is in 'final phase' of its life cycle · Wednesday 23rd May at 16:38
The announcement is being seen as a sign that a new, more powerful console is on the way.

Uber gives drivers sick pay and parental leave · Wednesday 23rd May at 15:46
Taxi app Uber is giving European drivers access to medical cover, sick pay and parental leave.

BMW cars found to contain more than a dozen flaws · Wednesday 23rd May at 13:47
China-based researchers are working with the carmaker to patch the security problems.

FBI admits over-counting locked iPhones and other mobiles · Wednesday 23rd May at 13:17
The use of numerous databases resulted in individual iPhones being erroneously counted multiple times.

Facebook wants your naked photos to stop revenge porn · Wednesday 23rd May at 12:42
The social network is extending a trial to the UK which hopes to block intimate photos before they appear online.

I wish mum's phone was never invented · Wednesday 23rd May at 12:40
A teacher's Facebook post about inventions her pupils wish had not been created is making parents stop and think.

How drones could help save lives at sea · Wednesday 23rd May at 00:51
The RNLI and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency trial uses drones to spot humans in distress.

The gamers you can pay to help you win at Fortnite · Wednesday 23rd May at 00:06
Meet the pro gamers starting a micro-industry by tutoring new players in the popular online game.

Privacy shake-up looms · Tuesday 22nd May at 22:07
If you are fed up of "stay on our mailing list" emails, spare a thought for those having to send them.

Grace mission launches to weigh Earth's water · Tuesday 22nd May at 21:17
The joint US-German Grace satellites go into orbit to monitor Earth's most important resource.

Zuckerberg's European Parliament testimony criticised · Tuesday 22nd May at 19:42
The Facebook founder faces questions from European lawmakers over the data scandal and fake news.

Hammond to pledge superfast broadband for most homes · Tuesday 22nd May at 19:08
The Chancellor pledges full-fibre connections for most homes and businesses by 2025.

Former Uber engineer sues for sexual harassment · Tuesday 22nd May at 17:07
A former Uber engineer is suing the firm for sexual harassment and discrimination.

Google search reveals names of rape victims · Tuesday 22nd May at 15:41
Search engine promises to remove such sensitive content if people alert them to it.

F-35 stealth fighter sees first combat, in Israeli operation · Tuesday 22nd May at 14:45
Israel confirms the US-made F-35, from the world's costliest military programme, was used recently.

Elon Musk to fix Tesla 'braking flaw' · Tuesday 22nd May at 13:29
Flaws pointed out in a review of Tesla's Model 3 have prompted Elon Musk to make changes.

$100m prize fund offered for Fortnite game play · Tuesday 22nd May at 13:17
Epic Games has announced it will be putting up a $100m prize fund for first year of competitive play.

Sony takes controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing · Tuesday 22nd May at 08:12
The deal gives the Japanese firm more than two million songs by artists including Queen and Alicia Keys.

Fatal confusion? · Tuesday 22nd May at 00:05
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.

Van Gogh: Could this be a newly discovered painting? · Tuesday 22nd May at 00:04
X-ray and traditional methods suggest the painting is genuine, but final verification is pending.

Could smartphones replace bank branches? · Tuesday 22nd May at 00:02
Banks sent 512 million mobile alerts last year as our money management moves from spreadsheets to smartphones.

Apple Powerbeats headphones in 'sweat-proof' legal action · Monday 21st May at 15:21
A group claims that the headphones' battery life is not as strong as advertised.

Greenwich University fined £120,000 for data breach · Monday 21st May at 13:20
The Information Commissioner said the data breach, which included students' health problems, was serious.

Children's phone data exposed on cloud server · Monday 21st May at 12:07
Email addresses and unique phone identifiers were found on servers that let anyone view data

U-turn over Facebook chief's EU meeting · Monday 21st May at 11:26
Mark Zuckerberg agrees to allow his session with European politicians to be broadcast on the web.

'Sharenting' puts young at risk of online fraud · Monday 21st May at 03:12
Parents are compromising their children's future financial security with online sharing, warns Barclays.

Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say · Sunday 20th May at 22:36
Smart technologies can sift through data to help the NHS spot diseases quicker, the PM is to say.

Tomorrow's cities: Park with four seasons under one roof · Sunday 20th May at 03:13
Four seasons park explores need for greener cities and looks at how climate change affects urban spaces.

The apps designed to help mental health · Saturday 19th May at 01:08
New apps and platforms are seen as a way to reach younger people with mental health conditions.

Expensive remittances · Friday 18th May at 00:22
New apps are bringing a greater range of services and features to the vital flows of money to families around the world

Xbox Adaptive Controller a 'first' for disabled gamers · Thursday 17th May at 07:26
Newsbeat's been given exclusive access to Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller, a 'first' for disabled gamers.

Smart SoPhy socks send data to your physiotherapist · Wednesday 16th May at 08:55
The socks have three sensors reading weight distribution, movement and orientation of the foot.

Synth suspense · Wednesday 16th May at 02:11
Gemma Chan and Emily Berrington on the return of Channel 4's Humans.

Wheelie good · Tuesday 15th May at 00:12
Dockless bike tech has massively boosted bike-sharing. Is it the future of two-wheeled transport?

Can AI pick the perfect fantasy football team? · Tuesday 15th May at 00:09
Squadguru uses algorithms to pick a fantasy football team.

Self-driving pods for the Lake District and other news · Friday 11th May at 01:34
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Bad ads · Friday 11th May at 00:17
Digital advertising funds the internet but the industry is in crisis, many observers believe.

The autonomous car that can drive where others cannot · Thursday 10th May at 00:00
Researchers at MIT CSAIL have developed an autonomous car that can drive on unpaved or unmarked roads.

What is GDPR? · Friday 4th May at 13:01
A new EU law that changes how companies use our personal information kicks in on 25 May.

Gamers mine cryptocurrency for charity · Thursday 3rd May at 00:31
Gamers have been helping Unicef raise funds for Syria by mining the Ethereum cryptocurrency.

LG's G7 phone shuns separate speakers · Wednesday 2nd May at 16:01
The firm says there is no need to use external speakers with its new flagship handset.

Drones deliver blood and medical supplies in Rwanda · Tuesday 1st May at 08:49
Doctors in Rwanda are able to order blood supplies by text and then have them delivered by drone.

Iran pushes app with 'Death to America' emoji · Wednesday 25th April at 08:19
Tehran wants 50m users of the Telegram messaging service to switch to its own version.

Chinese university hosts 'grenade-throwing' contest · Tuesday 24th April at 13:37
A Chinese university wants students to throw grenades and remember their history.

Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguise · Friday 20th April at 15:01
Bishkek's first citizen says he wears a fake beard so that he can see the city's problems first-hand.

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