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VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:41
As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.

Madeley rape threats complaint filed

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:37
A formal police complaint has been made by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan after online rape threats were made against their daughter, the TV presenters say.

Later sunsets 'make kids more active'

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:15
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.

Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:06
Mark Zuckerberg chats in Chinese - to mixed reviews

Japan court backs pregnant woman

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:59
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.

Nokia back in profit as sales rise

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:25
Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit.

Your pictures: Steps

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:11
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"

Alice Gross funeral takes place

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:07
The funeral for murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross has taken place in west London.

Google offers new email app, Inbox

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:02
Google revamps email with a mobile app that categorises messages and allows users to add their own reminders.

'I am not a virus'

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:59
How West Africans are rallying against Ebola stigma

Ecclestone steps in to Caterham row

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:45
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is hoping to resolve the dispute threatening the future of the Caterham team.

Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:45
Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72 after recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.

Hong Kong anger after Kenny G tweets then deletes

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:42
Why musician Kenny G deleted his Hong Kong protest tweet

Honduras drought puts many 'at risk'

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:26
More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.

Injured Schumacher makes 'progress'

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:26
A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his brain injury in a skiing accident says the F1 champion has made "some progress".

Fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:23
New data shows fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs, including English and maths, this year amid major changes to the exams system.

Boko Haram 'abducts more women'

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:19
Dozens of women and girls are abducted from two villages in north-eastern Nigeria by suspected militants, despite an alleged truce, residents say.

Everton supporters attacked in Lille

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:18
Two Everton fans are injured in an attack by 50 Lille supporters armed with metal chairs ahead of a Europa League match.

White House fence jumper arrested

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:07
A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the president's residence in Washington.

In pictures: Feline focus

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:05
An online exhibition of cats

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