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Car hack exploits digital-radio flaw

Wed, 2015-07-22 08:10
A UK-based security company shows the BBC how a digital-radio broadcast can be used to seize control of a car's computer systems.

VIDEO: Spectre trailer sets social media abuzz

Wed, 2015-07-22 08:05
The trailer for Spectre, the new James Bond film, has set social media abuzz

Breivik bomb van goes on display

Wed, 2015-07-22 08:01
Objects used by mass killer Anders Behring Breivik go on show in Norway amid fears the display could attract sympathizers.

Japan's humanoids scoop 1-0 win

Wed, 2015-07-22 07:56
A team from Japan wins the child-sized humanoid football final at the RoboCup World Championships in China.

Donald Trump: In his own colourful words

Wed, 2015-07-22 07:38
Donald Trump has taken an early lead in polls for the Republican nomination for the 2016 election. We look at the man and his many pearls of wisdom.

China returns passport to Ai Weiwei

Wed, 2015-07-22 07:33
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has his passport returned to him after more than four years.

SA masterpiece found in London flat

Wed, 2015-07-22 07:17
A painting by a renowned South African artist, auctioned to help fund Nelson Mandela's legal defence in the 1960s, is rediscovered in a London flat.

Hamilton: I will carry Jules with me

Wed, 2015-07-22 07:08
Lewis Hamilton says he will carry Jules Bianchi in his thoughts after the funeral of the French F1 driver took place in Nice.

Chelsea fans banned over Paris racism

Wed, 2015-07-22 06:58
Four Chelsea fans accused of refusing to allow a black man on to the Paris Metro are banned from attending football matches for up to five years.

Froome needs to 'prove he is unique'

Wed, 2015-07-22 06:54
Team Sky's Chris Froome must prove his "abnormal" victory on stage 10 of the Tour de France was "unique", says a French doctor.

Viewpoint: Britain must pay reparations to India

Wed, 2015-07-22 06:48
Indian politician and writer Shashi Tharoor on why Britain needs to compensate India for exploiting it as a colony.

Solar energy subsidies set to be cut

Wed, 2015-07-22 06:40
Subsidies for many new solar farms are to end under plans being published by the government.

French farmers step up blockades

Wed, 2015-07-22 06:19
Farmers in north and west France have blocked roads in protest at falling prices, hours before the government was due to announce emergency aid.

The battle over the eurozone's future

Wed, 2015-07-22 06:13
As Greece votes for a second tranche of economic reforms, what is the broader outlook for Europe's single currency?

VIDEO: NZ boy's quest to respect Maori words

Wed, 2015-07-22 06:08
A New Zealand schoolboy's video complaining about poor pronunciation of Maori words proves an online hit.

Cosby in court bid against accuser

Wed, 2015-07-22 06:04
Bill Cosby calls for court sanctions against a woman who accused him of sexual assault, claiming she leaked a deposition transcript to a newspaper.

Cosby lawyers say media 'inaccurate'

Wed, 2015-07-22 06:00
Bill Cosby's lawyers claim he's been damaged by "inaccurate" media accounts about his admission that he gave sedatives to women before sex.

Nigeria 'will negotiate for girls'

Wed, 2015-07-22 05:52
Nigeria's new president says he is willing to negotiate with Boko Haram leaders for the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped last year.

New Zealand teen's hit Maori video

Wed, 2015-07-22 05:47
A New Zealand teenager's video complaining about poor pronunciation of Maori words proves an online hit, with more than 55,000 views in two days.

Bank of England rates vote unanimous

Wed, 2015-07-22 05:31
Bank of England policymakers were unanimous in holding UK rates at 0.5% this month, but "a number" noted rising inflation risks.

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