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London: Driver burns to death after crashing car fleeing moped-riding gunmen

A driver has burned to death in their car after crashing a vehicle while attempting to flee from gunmen riding mopeds.<p>The as-yet unidentified person …

Google hopes Android TV means third time lucky for their home invasion

Search firm is set to re-enter the TV software market with some notable failures already behind them. But will they be able to compete with the likes of Apple and Amazon?<p>The old joke about Microsoft was that it took three goes to get anything right; hence Windows 3.1 was the first to be widely …

Smart TV

Evolutionary genetics study shows how ants conquered the world in two steps

A group of ants with mysteriously high diversity has been shown to have evolved twice, once to take over the New World of Americas, and then again to …

Ukip star woman candidate quits over sex harassment claims

Natasha Bolter, a headline speaker at Ukip's party conference, has claimed general secretary Roger Bird tried to seduce her over dinner<p>One of Ukip’s star female candidates has left the party after alleging she was sexually harassed by its general secretary.<p>Natasha Bolter was widely expected to be …

UKIP

Qatar judge overturns conviction of U.S. couple in child's death

An appeals judge in Qatar on Sunday cleared American couple Matthew and Grace Huang of starving their adopted daughter to death in 2013, in a case that drew global attention to the Middle Eastern nation's justice system.<p>However, the couple were blocked from leaving Qatar on Sunday by immigration …

Why Google Stopped Trying To Make Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal

In 2007, Google, the internet search giant based in Mountain View, CA, made a media splash by investing big-time dollars in an effort to develop a renewable energy technology that could compete economically with coal.<p>The project was called RE<C and it ended only four years after it began.<p>During its …

Anarchists Have Nearly Defeated the 'Poor Doors' On a London Block of Flats | VICE | United Kingdom

Twenty weeks of protest against segregated entrances for rich and poor tenants has forced the building's owners into talks with the Class War activist group.<p>​<p>In a city that wears inequality on its sleeves, there are few symbols of social stratification quite as powerful as London's "poor doors": …

Housing

New domestic violence law will outlaw coercive control

Theresa May expected to unveil plans to put psychological and emotional abuse on a par with domestic violence<p>A new law on domestic violence, making it illegal for someone to exercise ‘coercive control’ over their partner, will be unveiled by the Government this week.<p>Theresa May, the Home Secretary, …

Sociology

Octogenarian French couple 'in suicide pact'

84-year-old Frenchman reportedly shoots himself after killing his 82-year-old wife who was suffering from cancer<p>An 84-year-old Frenchman who reportedly could not bear the anguish of losing his terminally ill wife, has shot her dead in her hospital bed and then turned the weapon on himself in an …

François Hollande

Ebola is scary, but antibiotic resistance should scare us more

Irresponsible media coverage stokes fears out of all proportion to the actual risks, while major health threats are considered insufficiently newsworthy<p>Ebola is the stuff of nightmares. It causes profuse bleeding and organ failure and has a high mortality rate. But while the grim spectacle of dying …

Moto makes lost keys and phones a thing of the past

Motorola isn't done releasing small yet convenient accessories this year, apparently. It just unveiled the Keylink, a Bluetooth key fob that helps you find both your smartphone <i>and</i> your keys. If you lose your phone between the seat cushions, you can push a button on the Keylink to make it ring from …

Your Guide To ‘Serial,’ The True Crime Podcast Everyone Is Freaking Out About Right Now

If you’ve spent any substantial amount of time on the Internet in the past week or so, or spent any substantial amount of time with anyone who has, you’ve probably been introduced to <i>Serial</i>, the new <i>This American Life</i> sister podcast that is taking the world by storm. Created by longtime <i>TAL</i> producer …

10 Ideas That Are About To Revolutionize Medicine

No, we're not talking about robot surgeons, implantable memory-augmentation devices, or doctors wearing Google Glass. The game-changing innovations on this list are more than distant dreams or inventions no one really knows what to with yet. Most should be available as early as 2015.<p>Every year, the …

Medicine

Google's Newest Attack On Amazon

Amazon has been the leader in the cloud space for years. Cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft let other companies save money on hardware by charging them to use their servers, storage, and database resources.<p>In 2013, Amazon Web Services (AWS) had more revenue than Microsoft …

Cloud Computing

Another flying car prototype is ready to take off

Since the 20s, inventors have been promising flying cars as part of humanity's glorious future, only to back off once they start grappling with issues like fuel efficiency and safety standards. But along the way, they've produced some remarkable prototypes, getting slightly more plausible every …

The Houses Of Parliament Are Literally Collapsing — We've Got Photos Of The Damage

Business Insider was given an exclusive tour through the winding tunnels under the Palace where the repair works are already underway, and interviewed the people responsible for saving the world's second-most photographed landmark.<p>It was a claustrophobic trip behind the scenes (and the walls) of …

United Kingdom

16 Incredibly Useful Google Products And Services You Didn't Know Existed

While those products and services sound amazing, you can't use them right now. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly useful that you might not even know existed.<p>For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?

Google Play