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US researchers say they have been able to hack into Gmail accounts with a 92% success rate by exploiting a weakness in smartphone software.
A policeman goes on trial in Germany accused of murdering a businessman who allegedly shared a cannibalism fetish.
Lewis Hamilton's stunning pace in second practice at the Belgian Grand Prix sees him head team-mate Nico Rosberg by 0.604 seconds.
Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the battle against Islamic State extremists, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.
Europe puts up the first "full operational capability" spacecraft in the Galileo satellite network - its version of the American GPS system.
A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house tells a DR Congo war crimes trial she saw an army colonel give the orders.
Malaysians are marking the return of the remains of the first 20 victims from the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in July.
It will take several days to fix gas supplies to hundreds of properties in Blaenau Gwent after a burst main leaked into gas pipes, Wales and West Utilities says.
A Soyuz rocket carrying two satellites which will make up part of a new European sat-nav system, blasts off from French Guiana.
Olympic and Commonwealth champion Nicola Adams pulls out of the Women's World Championships with a shoulder injury.
A section of the M25 in Essex was closed and there were "severe" delays, following a lorry fire which damaged the surface of the carriageway.
Why 'banter' is experiencing a backlash
Four rare white lion cubs - three males and one female - are born at a circus on tour in eastern Germany.
Cardiff Airport chief executive Jon Horne will stand down from the role on 1 September, it has been announced.
Cardiff call for League Managers' Association chief Richard Bevan to resign over its "reprehensible" statement on Malky Mackay.
Labour's David Jamieson is elected as the new West Midlands police and crime commissioner as it emerges the turnout was 10.3%.
Hamas says 18 people suspected of collaborating with Israel have been executed, as two Palestinians are killed by Israeli air strikes on Gaza.
AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli is flying to England for a medical as talks continue over a £16m move to Liverpool.
Senegal closes its border with Guinea because of the deadly Ebola outbreak, despite WHO warnings that such measures are counter-productive.
An ex-Met Police community support officer could face prison after admitting selling a story to the Sun about a supermodel facing an assault allegation.