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Attacks hit BA, GitHub and Slack  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:59:12 GMT
British Airways' Executive Club, the code-sharing site GitHub and the work chat service Slack have all been hit by cyber-attacks. 
Europol chief warns on encryption  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:38:11 GMT
A European police chief says encrypted online communications are the biggest problem faced by security agencies tackling terrorism. 
Musicians unite behind Jay Z site  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:23:43 GMT
Kanye West, Jack White, Rihanna and Coldplay tweet their support for Jay Z's new streaming site, Tidal, ahead of its launch on Monday night. 
Lil' Chris' 'mental health issues'  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:06:44 GMT
A week after the death of singer Lil' Chris, his family said he had "mental health issues" and a "huge personality". 
Solar aeroplane heads for China  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:07:31 GMT
Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, heads out of Myanmar and on to China on leg five of its attempt to fly around the world. 
Duo begin year-long space trip  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:53:36 GMT
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station. 
Guinea declares Ebola 'emergency'  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:41 GMT
Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions in the west and southwest of the Ebola-hit nation. 
Office workers 'too sedentary'  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:54:21 GMT
Office workers need to get up and move around more, according to a new campaign. 
Vettel has aced transition - Coulthard  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:42:33 GMT
Sebastian Vettel has handled his transition from Red Bull to Ferrari well, says BBC Sport's David Coulthard. 
Woods drops out of world's top 100  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:25:31 GMT
Former world number one Tiger Woods drops out of the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in his career. 
The beast of the Danube  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:46:19 GMT
The Danube salmon's last hunting grounds in Europe can be found in the Balkans - but a rash of dam-building poses a risk to its habitat. 
The men who uncovered Assyria  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:41:43 GMT
Islamic State is destroying ancient cities excavated by three remarkable men in the middle of the 19th Century - among them the first Iraqi archaeologist. 
Dickens' desk saved for public view  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:37:21 GMT
The desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations is finally on public display thanks to a £780,000 grant. 
Lord's Father Time damaged by wind  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:24:07 GMT
Lord's cricket ground's famous Father Time weather vane is damaged by high winds in London over the weekend. 
South Africa campus statue boarded up  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:22:16 GMT
A colonial-era statue of Cecil Rhodes on a South African university campus has been boarded up after student protests. 
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