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China's Study the Great Nation app 'enables spying via back door' · Monday 14th October at 13:51
Study the Great Nation could be used to monitor phone-users' activity, a security firm warns.

Florida woman reunited with missing dog 12 years later · Monday 14th October at 13:37
Dutchess the fox terrier was found nearly 1,000 miles (1,609km) away.

Turkey-Syria offensive: Syrian army heads north after Kurdish deal · Monday 14th October at 12:58
President Assad's forces move towards border towns after reaching a deal with Kurdish forces.

Budapest election: Hungary's Orban in shock defeat · Monday 14th October at 12:43
The poll represents the first electoral blow to the nationalist prime minister in nearly a decade.

Catalonia leaders jailed for sedition by Spanish court · Monday 14th October at 12:39
Nine politicians and activists get up to 13 years for their role in the 2017 independence referendum.

Euro 2020: Uefa probes Turkey footballers' military salute · Monday 14th October at 12:33
Players salute their nation's troops fighting in Syria during an international match with Albania.

K-pop star Sulli found dead aged 25 · Monday 14th October at 12:28
The former f(x) band member was found dead by her manager

Australia town scales up search for stray boa constrictor · Monday 14th October at 12:21
"This thing would take a full-sized kangaroo mate, no problem," a local snake catcher says.

Vodafone error sees customers hit by thousands in charges · Monday 14th October at 11:19
Glitch sees customers abroad hit with thousands of pounds of charges and unable to use their phones.

Newborn girl found alive in shallow grave in India · Monday 14th October at 11:00
Police say they are are looking for the parents of the newborn and trying to find out who buried her.

Vietnam pulls Abominable film over South China Sea map · Monday 14th October at 10:48
The DreamWorks film features a map illustrating China's claims in the disputed sea.

Paris police killings: Five arrested over knife attack · Monday 14th October at 10:24
They are said to have links to the man who killed four colleagues at the Paris police HQ on 3 October.

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys 110,000 rescuers after worst storm in decades · Monday 14th October at 09:59
Hagibis - the worst typhoon to hit the country in decades - leaves at least 40 dead, with 16 missing.

Trump 2020 campaign disavows parody media massacre video · Monday 14th October at 09:47
The video shows a Trump figure attacking others tagged with names of news groups like the BBC and CNN.

Poland election: Ruling Law and Justice party claims victory · Monday 14th October at 09:44
The conservative nationalist Law and Justice party is on course for a majority, with most results in.

How tech changed the way DreamWorks animates · Monday 14th October at 09:15
Improved computer processing has allowed artists to add a great level of detail to their films.

Fortnite: Map blown up and replaced with black hole · Monday 14th October at 06:57
Fortnite's Twitter page is running a livestream of a black hole to mark the end of season 10.

Robotic inspectors developed to fix wind farms · Monday 14th October at 02:23
Scientists develop fully autonomous robots that could end the need for workers to scale dangerously-tall wind turbines.

East Germany 1989 - the march that KO'd communism · Monday 14th October at 00:36
A giant anti-communist protest in Leipzig in October 1989 doomed the East German state.

Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai · Monday 14th October at 00:25
Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.

After years searching, I found my sister next door · Monday 14th October at 00:21
Hillary and Dawn were strangers who shared a driveway - until Hillary made a life-altering discovery.

The British girl who went to meet her death row pen pal · Monday 14th October at 00:11
"We were the only white people on the bus - and the only people to get off at death row."

Sexual violence in South Africa: 'Our cops are supposed to protect us' · Monday 14th October at 00:08
Norma Ka Mbele tells her story, amid protests over high rates of sexual violence in South Africa.

The hungry 26-year-old who set up a £100m food firm · Monday 14th October at 00:02
When Timo Boldt realised he wanted to get meal kits delivered, he decided to set up his own firm.

Facebook's digital currency dealt another blow · Monday 14th October at 00:01
Leaders of the G7 group of major world economies issue a warning about digital coins like Libra.

The pink dolphins giving people their lives back · Monday 14th October at 00:00
A physiotherapist working with wild dolphins in the Amazon river has helped more than 600 children.

Scorsese: 'We went to Netflix because Hollywood didn't want us' · Sunday 13th October at 22:21
"We could not get any financing from the Hollywood studios", the legendary director says.

Typhoon Hagibis: Rescuers deployed in wake of deadly storm · Sunday 13th October at 13:59
Troops and rescue workers are battling flooding and landslides after the strongest storm to hit Japan in 60 years.

British orphans found trapped in Syria IS camp · Sunday 13th October at 08:31
The BBC discovered three children from the same family stranded after their parents died in the fighting with Islamic State.

Microplastics: Seeking the 'plastic score' of the food on our plates · Sunday 13th October at 00:19
Microplastics are everywhere, but how worried should we be? Scientists are on a mission to find out more.

Saudi Arabia tourism: So what is there to see? · Sunday 13th October at 00:17
The BBC's Frank Gardner, a visitor to the kingdom for decades, shares his tips for places to see.

Thai elephant deaths: Do elephants risk their lives to save each other? · Sunday 13th October at 00:16
A tragedy in Thailand has pulled on our heartstrings, and can help us learn about elephant empathy.

Typhoon Hagibis: Storm biggest to hit Japan in decades · Saturday 12th October at 20:10
At least 23 people are reported dead and dozens have been injured as Typhoon Hagibis hit Japan.

Blizzard bosses reduce gamer's ban and release prize money · Saturday 12th October at 12:10
A player who staged an anti-government protest on a live broadcast will now receive his prize money.

Hanoi Train Street: 'I think my home is very special' · Saturday 12th October at 03:17
Authorities have shut down cafes and banned crowds at one of the city's most popular tourist spots.

Payments giants abandon Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency · Friday 11th October at 23:51
Mastercard, Visa, eBay and Stripe join PayPal in no longer supporting Facebook's effort to launch a currency.

Turning Paris's underground car parks into mushrooms farms · Friday 11th October at 22:39
Paris is renovating many of its underground car parks and some are now growing mushrooms.

Cyber-criminals are threat to society, warns forensics boss · Friday 11th October at 13:20
The UK must "ready itself" for further attacks, warns boss of forensics firm hit earlier this year.

Sex workers' clients exposed by Dutch hack attack · Friday 11th October at 12:19
The names of people who visited sex workers as well as of the workers themselves have been stolen.

Teenagers arrested over hacks to Met Police website · Friday 11th October at 10:53
The 18 and 19-year-old are accused of posting messages and sending out fake tweets.

Few convinced by Apple's case for Hong Kong app removal · Friday 11th October at 03:06
Apple's removal of an app used to track Hong Kong police leads to claims it was bowing to Beijing pressure.

Holy tech! Churches try new ways to connect · Friday 11th October at 00:11
Churches are increasingly using social media and specialist software to help reach their congregations.

'My gaming addiction stops me from having relationships' · Wednesday 9th October at 12:08
James Wisniewski accepts gaming addiction has a negative impact on his life - but he can't stop.

Marvel Comics at 80: From bankruptcy threat to billions at the box office · Wednesday 9th October at 01:45
Marvel is celebrating 80 years of making comics and its rise to one of Hollywood's biggest names.

Could blacklisting China's AI champions backfire? · Tuesday 8th October at 13:36
The US move to restrict trade with Chinese AI firms could encourage them to be more independent.

Turning the John Wick movies into a video game · Tuesday 8th October at 00:24
The game, John Wick Hex, translates the film's fast paced combat into a top-down strategy game.

Femtech: Right time, wrong term? · Tuesday 8th October at 00:23
The 'femtech' label for women's health tech is flourishing but not everybody is a fan.

AI could become 'an enemy of the human race' warns expert · Monday 7th October at 11:46
Dr Stuart Russell warns that AI could become "too competent" at fulfilling badly-framed goals.

Transhumanism: How far would you go for a body upgrade? · Sunday 6th October at 00:17
Meet the "transhumanists" who are pushing the boundaries of technology to implant chips and more into their bodies.

Herculaneum scroll: Shining a light on 2,000-year-old secrets · Friday 4th October at 00:32
Scientists in Oxfordshire are trying to decipher scrolls buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD79.

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