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Security firm SensePost reveals its Snoopy drone, which can steal data from unsuspecting smartphone users, at the Black Hat security conference in Singapore.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton sets the pace from Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen in first practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Ricky Gervais on how The Muppets helped inspire him
Investors are eagerly awaiting struggling Canadian smartphone firm Blackberry's financial results with new boss John Chen at the helm, reports Michelle Fleury.
What next for BBC 5 live after 20 years on air?
Hundreds of Eurostar passengers suffer delays as a result of a lightning strike near the line in Kent.
About 760,000 people living in London's high-rise blocks are at risk in fires because of a lack of escape plans, London Fire Brigade finds.
Scientists say they have found a way of diagnosing different types of bowel disease by testing the smells given off by patients' stools.
Police in the Caribbean are investigating the death of a British man who was found near a burning yacht off the coast of St Vincent.
Microsoft's new chief executive announces versions of Office's Word, Excel and Powerpoint software for Apple's iPad.
Japanese consumer prices were up 1.3% in February from a year ago, the ninth month in a row of gains but still below Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's target of 2%.
Is global warming pushing affluent Japan towards a food crisis?
Laws banning smoking in public places have had a positive impact on child health, an international study in the Lancet says.
How fingerprints can profile a crime suspect
How did a teacher use Game of Thrones to silence students?
The UN Security Council condemns North Korea's recent launch of two ballistic missiles saying it is considering an "appropriate response".
Goldie is making his theatre debut in Kingston 14, a new play set in Jamaica.
The store that lets you borrow instead of buy
The UK's video-on-demand regulator calls for a change to the law to make overseas pornographic websites add age verification checks.
The story of how Putin remade the country of his youth