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Environment

Paul McCartney returns to Liverpool's Cavern Club cellar bar

Paul McCartney has returned to the famous Liverpool club credited with being the birthplace of the Beatles

Jul 26, 2018

Britain has a summer job for you: Count the butterflies

Britain is in the midst of a Big Butterfly Count designed to help experts assess the state of the environment

Jul 22, 2018

Paraglider charged in Trump resort flight; Finns demonstrate

Scottish police say they have arrested a man in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was...

Jul 15, 2018

Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles wide break off from a glacier in eastern Greenland

Jul 13, 2018

British divers bring experience to Thai cave drama

The British divers who were the first to reach 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand have years of experience in cave rescues

Jul 3, 2018

NATO head: No guarantee trans-Atlantic alliance will survive

The secretary general of NATO says bonds between Europe and North America have weakened, and he appealed for an international effort to shore up the trans-Atlantic military alliance

Jun 21, 2018

Computing

Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Smartphone birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Aug 17, 2018

Tap and pray: Churches using card readers for donations

Thousands of Christian churches across the world are now using portable card readers or apps to take donations as people increasingly stop carrying cash on them.

Aug 6, 2018

How your smart fridge might be mining bitcoin for criminals

As the popularity of virtual currencies has grown, hackers are focusing on a new type of heist: putting malicious software on peoples' handsets, TVs and smart fridges that makes them mine for digital...

Jun 29, 2018

From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

Businesses from pizza parlors to airlines across the EU's 28 countries are bombarding customers with emails seeking consent to use personal data as they rush to comply with the bloc's General Data...

May 21, 2018

Medical ethics: UK uses data from doctors to find migrants

To track down refugees in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors

Apr 1, 2018

Watch it, Facebook: new EU data rules may have broad impact

New, tougher European rules on data privacy will force companies like Facebook to do a better job protecting user data

Mar 26, 2018