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First picture of Khalid Masood reveals how he went from football-loving teenager to London attacker

This is the first photo of Khalid Masood, the terrorist responsible for the Westminster attack. Smiling broadly for the camera, he is photographed with school friends who were taking part in a charity five-a-side tournament.<p>The picture was taken around 1980, when Masood, who was known as Adrian …

Drivers risk being stranded at roadside as breakdown staff fail to respond to call-outs

Millions of drivers face the risk of being left at the side of the road if their cars break down, amid concern that staff at some recovery operators employed by one of the UK’s largest networks are refusing to attend call-outs.<p>A leaked letter from Call Assist, a network with millions of customers, …

iOS 9.3 now available with Night Shift mode to help you sleep

Apple’s latest version of its iPhone and iPad software includes mode for blocking blue light at night and enhancements to the use of iPads in education<p>Apple released iOS 9.3, the latest version of its iPhone and iPad software – including a much-anticipated night mode.<p>The free update is available …

ISIS-Linked Fighters Behead 3 Women, Child: Afghan Officials

World<p>KABUL — Three women and a child were among seven people beheaded by suspected ISIS-linked militants in southern Afghanistan, officials told NBC News on Monday.<p>Their bodies were taken to a hospital on Sunday after fighters who were holding them fled during an assault by rival militants in Zabul …

Afghanistan

The Oldest Galaxies in the Universe

Peering through a wrinkle in spacetime, astronomers have just seen the first galaxies.<p>More than 12 billion years ago, a sea of stars fell into orbit around a baby black hole, and became a galaxy, one of the first.<p>The formation of this galaxy, and others like it, was a momentous event in cosmic …

Here are the secret apps that only Apple employees get to use

When a prototype iPhone 4 was carelessly left in a bar by an Apple employee, the company quickly scrambled to retrieve it, fearful that journalists and competitors could use it to find out what goes on during the making of a new product.<p>Apple employees are given access to a suite of apps to help …

Female police officer sacked for gross misconduct after fling with prolific criminal

Clare Sherman-Potts, 25, sacked by Suffolk Police without notice after admitting having short relationship with criminal between April and June<p>A female police officer was kicked out of the force after admitting having a fling with a criminal.<p>Clare Sherman-Potts, 25, was supposed to be looking after …

Could Xiaomi end up being a victim of its own success?

It is testament to Xiaomi’s success so far that competitors are beginning to emulate its approach. Selling smartphones at near cost direct to consumers with minimal advertising spend has carried Xiaomi to the number one spot in China and it has rarely been out of the top five smartphone …

The Many Problems With Airplane Coffee

As air transport becomes increasingly less glamorous, passengers find themselves grateful for even the smallest in-flight comforts. Beverage service …

Coffee

How to light up a tumour | Alex O’Brien

For decades, brain surgeons have struggled to identify cancerous tissue precisely. Could one of the world’s most deadly scorpions come to their aid?<p>In 2004, Dr Richard Ellenbogen prepared to operate on a 17-year-old girl. The operation, to remove a brain tumour, was particularly challenging because …

Tumors

Force Friday Around the World

Star Wars

The secrets of the perfect bedtime story revealed

The ideal bed time story should be just 8.6 minutes long, feature a dragon, a fairy and a wizard and be set in a castle, new research has revealed<p>Many a parent has melded the literary greats with the themes of Hollywood blockbusters to create bedtime stories to tell their young ones.<p>But now the …

Philips Announces New Hue Wireless Dimming Kit

Phillips today announced an expansion of its Hue line of lights, adding the new Philips Hue Wireless Dimming Kit and Philips Hue white bulb. The dimming kit requires no installation and it integrates seamlessly with existing Hue products, letting customers change the brightness of up to 10 Philips …

Wild Day for Global Stock Markets: Pictures

Beijing

OnePlus 2 pushes out first OTA, brings Stagefright patch and other bug fixes

Despite increased competition this year, the OnePlus 2 has made a pretty decent splash so far, selling 30k Chinese OP2 units in just 64 seconds and racking up around 2 million (and growing) invite registrations for international markets. In order to ensure the best possible experience for new and …