How Facebook plans to disrupt internet dating

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 19:11
Facebook says it will provide a private online dating service - but users have their doubts.

Facial recognition to be used at Singapore airport

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:06
Singapore airport is testing facial recognition systems to help speed passengers on their journey

Facebook: 'Hate speech button' causes confusion

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:00
Some Facebook users mock the sudden appearance of the button under every post on the site.

Remembering the BBC's Ahmad Shah

BBC Front Page News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 15:14
The 29-year-old, who has been shot dead, was a versatile reporter with an eye for a human story.

TSB solves problem with standing orders

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 15:10
The bank - reeling from an IT fiasco - faces a tough two days, as MPs prepare to question executives.

Taj Mahal colour change worries India Supreme Court

BBC Front Page News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 14:29
'Perhaps you don't care,' the Supreme Court tells the government, ordering it to fix the problem.

'I was stranded on a train in a wheelchair'

Entertainment - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 14:07
BBC reporter Alex Taylor on the difficulties of commuting to work as a disabled person.

The YouTube stars being paid to sell cheating

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 13:11
A BBC investigation finds that stars including Adam Saleh and JMX are encouraging students to buy essays.

This is what coral reefs sound like

Science/Nature - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 13:05
Sounds from the Great Barrier Reef have got quieter over the past five years.

City worker jailed for fake porn posts of colleague

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:52
Davide Buccheri is jailed for 16 weeks for posting fake images of his colleague at a City firm.

Tony Awards 2018: Mean Girls and SpongeBob lead nominations

Entertainment - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:31
Broadway musicals based on Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants lead the award nominations.

Imran Khan in 'new Pakistan' vote pitch

BBC Front Page News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:17
What are the former cricketer's election chances and who are the "electables" he hopes will help him?

UK broadband speed ads face new rules

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:31
New rules on broadband speeds advertising will take effect this month

Iran bans Telegram as sanctions deadline looms

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:06
The messaging app is now no longer available in Iran as authorities demand Telegram be banned

11 things we learned from Kim Kardashian's Ellen interview

Entertainment - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:27
Tristan's cheating, no phone rules and Kanye playing Connect 4 during the birth of Chicago.

11 things we learned from Kim Kardashian's interview on Ellen

BBC Front Page News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:27
Tristan's cheating, no phone rules and Kanye playing Connect 4 during the birth of Chicago.

Free Rein: Ex-Hollyoaks writers win an Emmy for Netflix children's show

Entertainment - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 06:24
Two former Hollyoaks writers win the Emmy for best children's programme for Netflix's Free Rein.

Autonomy ex-executive guilty of fraud

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 05:20
An ex-financial officer is found guilty in the first legal judgement over the UK software firm.

Robot company Starship Technologies plans 1,000 delivery bots

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 05:06
Starship Technologies currently has 200 machines making deliveries in the US, UK and Germany

Drones deliver blood and medical supplies in Rwanda

Technology - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 04:49
Doctors in Rwanda are able to order blood supplies by text and then have them delivered by drone.