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Facebook to shutdown chat function forcing users to download Messenger app

Facebook to shutdown chat function forcing users to download Messenger app - The switchover will begin in Europe where people will instead have to use the Messenger function, which Facebook launched three years ago. [Daily Mail Tech]

Rural centre 'flawed from outset'

Rural centre 'flawed from outset' - A failed rural heritage centre which cost the public purse more than £3.4m when it collapsed should have been more closely monitored, a government auditor says. [BBC Politics]

Pensioners could get death estimate

Pensioners could get death estimate - Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb. [BBC Health]

Land Rover's Discovery Vision Concept car can be driven remotely using your iPhone

Land Rover's Discovery Vision Concept car can be driven remotely using your iPhone - The Discovery Vision Concept can be driven remotely using a smart phone, a tablet or the car's removable console - a technology once considered so fanciful it appeared in the James Bond film 'Tomorrow Never Dies'. [

Growth in Scottish economy slows

Growth in Scottish economy slows - The Scottish economy grew by 0.2% in the final three months of 2013, compared with growth of 0.7% in the UK as a whole. [BBC Business]

Former Co-op boss faces drug charges

Former Co-op boss faces drug charges - Paul Flowers, the former chairman of the Co-operative Bank and ex-Methodist Church minister, is charged with three counts of drug possession. [BBC Business]

Councils 'hustled' over housing

Councils 'hustled' over housing - The director general of the National Trust accuses the government of pushing councils to produce local plans quickly so homes can be built. [BBC Business]

How often is prostate cancer misdiagnosed?

How often is prostate cancer misdiagnosed? - The headline is worrying: "half of prostate cancer misdiagnosed". [BBC Health]

'Men don't know to check for cancer'

'Men don't know to check for cancer' - A new study by a cancer charity found 68% of men say they do not know how to check themselves for testicular cancer. [BBC Health]

Drones that can land on power lines to recharge themselves

Drones that can land on power lines to recharge themselves - MIT and the Air force are both developing drones that can land on power lines to charge their batteries. [Daily Mail Tech]

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