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Killer robots: Experts warn of 'third revolution in warfare'

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 05:25
A letter to the UN warns the world is getting closer to a dangerous "third revolution in warfare".

MPs to gather for Big Ben's bongs ahead of silencing

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 03:38
The famous clock's Great Bell is to be silenced until 2021 to allow repairs to be completed.

US-South Korea set for divisive military drills

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 03:07
Pyongyang has already lashed out at the annual drills, saying they were "adding fuel to the fire".

The village in Nepal cut off by floods

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 02:40
Aid agencies are warning of a humanitarian crisis following recent flooding.

US Navy ship collides with oil tanker off Singapore

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 02:40
Ten sailors are missing and five hurt after the warship hit a Liberian-flagged vessel off Singapore.

Beatles' original Eleanor Rigby score up for auction

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 01:53
Written by Paul McCartney and signed by producer George Martin, it is expected to fetch £20,000.

How can you be sure where ‘charity’ donations go?

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 01:00
With 800 cases of charity fraud reported last year, are all organisations what they seem?

In pictures: Scotland's far north

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:57
A picture of the landscapes, people and customs of rural Scotland in the late 1970s and 80s.

Does the world need polymaths?

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:53
Is there a role in today's world for the polymath - someone who knows a lot about a lot of things?

'My life was changed by a tick bite'

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:46
A bacterial infection spread through the former England rugby player's body after he was bitten.

Why didn't electricity immediately change manufacturing?

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:42
The internet shows, as with electricity, that real technological change takes time and imagination.

'More deaths' warning over faulty white goods

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:40
In a letter to Theresa May, the London Fire Brigade and others say white goods must be made safer.

PrEP: 'Now I no longer fear sex'

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:27
How taking pre-exposure drugs revolutionised one gay man's relationship with sex

Dad gets tattoo of brain shunt after daughter's surgery

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:14
Chloe Hickenbottom-Marriott says she doesn't feel lonely any more after her dad's show of support.

'I couldn't tell my parents I had started a business'

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:14
Shoko Takahashi set up bio-tech firm Gene Quest, but didn't feel able to tell her parents for six months that she had launched her own business.

The Papers: Tributes to 'cheeky' boy killed in Barcelona

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:11
Tributes to the British boy killed in the Barcelona terror attack make front-page headlines.

The former child labourer making millions baking cakes

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:11
How Cleusa Maria went from being a child farm worker to running one of Brazil's most popular bakery chains.

Masks for smear test patients in Thailand

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:08
A health clinic in Thailand is handing out masks to encourage more women to attend their cervical smear tests.

NHS call for equality over private hospitals' tax break

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:06
NHS Trusts demand the same 80% rebate granted to those private hospitals that register as charities.

UK General Election 2017: 1.8 million Scots votes 'wasted'

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:05
Two-thirds of Scottish votes were wasted in June as they had no impact on the result, a study says.