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As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.
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.
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.
Mark Zuckerberg chats in Chinese - to mixed reviews
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.
Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit.
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"
The funeral for murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross has taken place in west London.
Google revamps email with a mobile app that categorises messages and allows users to add their own reminders.
How West Africans are rallying against Ebola stigma
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is hoping to resolve the dispute threatening the future of the Caterham team.
Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72 after recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.
Why musician Kenny G deleted his Hong Kong protest tweet
More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.
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".
New data shows fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs, including English and maths, this year amid major changes to the exams system.
Dozens of women and girls are abducted from two villages in north-eastern Nigeria by suspected militants, despite an alleged truce, residents say.
Two Everton fans are injured in an attack by 50 Lille supporters armed with metal chairs ahead of a Europa League match.
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.
An online exhibition of cats