"Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint."
—Mark Twain (1835-1910) [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] American author, humorist
- Cyber attacks top US threat list Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:07:36 GMT
- A US intelligence assessment of security threats faced by the country highlights cyber attacks from foreign governments and criminals.
- Google backs down over Blogger porn Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:33:51 GMT
- Google has changed its mind about forcing sexually explicit blogs on its Blogger platform to become private.
- Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:42:10 GMT
- Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.
- Robin Williams' daughter speaks out Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:14:53 GMT
- Zelda Williams says there is "no point" in seeking any explanation for why the comedian took his own life last August.
- 'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:54:23 GMT
- UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.
- Wheat present in UK 'for 8,000 years' Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:23:25 GMT
- Fragments of wheat DNA suggest wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, long before it was grown by British farmers.
- Distinct ME stages found, says study Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:31:15 GMT
- Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.
- Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:27:20 GMT
- People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests.
- France 13-20 Wales Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:40:22 GMT
- Wales hold their nerve in Paris to win a tight contest against France 20-13 and keep their Six Nations title hopes alive.
- Manchester United 2-0 Sunderland Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:34:41 GMT
- Wayne Rooney scores a brace to beat Sunderland after Wes Brown sees red an in apparent case of mistaken identity.
- Kidnapped by North Korea - and forced to make films Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:13:34 GMT
- The story of how a director and an actress were kidnapped by North Korea and forced to make films for Kim Jong-il.
- 10 weird things Americans are doing in the snow Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:24:24 GMT
- From renting an igloo to dressing as a Yeti, the record snowfall in Boston has inspired some unusual and ingenious acts.
- Dutch town terrorised by rogue owl Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:36:41 GMT
- Residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend are advised to take umbrellas out at night after a rogue owl leaves man requiring stitches to head wounds.
- Rare bear cub found outside circus Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:12:51 GMT
- A rare two-week-old Asiatic black bear cub is found abandoned in a box outside a Russian circus.
- Lesotho votes in snap elections Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:53:31 GMT
- Polling ends and counting is under way in Lesotho, in a snap election aimed at resolving political tensions after an attempted coup last year.