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Facebook's new data policy: Answers to your privacy questions

We read through it since you probably won't.<p>One of those privacy policies you probably don't read just got a makeover.<p>Facebook, the world's largest social network, revamped the policies it uses when collecting data on the more than 2 billion people who use it every month. As part of the new policy, …

Privacy

The Queen celebrates her 92nd birthday

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 92nd birthday with a concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London featuring a range of stars.

Queen Elizabeth II

How did Avicii die? DJ found dead at 28

<b>The death of superstar DJ Avicii has come as a major shock to his fans.</b><p>No one was expecting the talented Swedish hitmaker, known for tracks like Hey …

Avicii

Reality TV star, 26, mortified after boobs exposed by presenter who lifts her top in on-air prank

Reality TV star Oriana Marzoli accidentally flashed her boobs on live TV during an episode of Survivor.<p>It happened moments after a fellow guest …

Reality TV

China's Xi says internet control key to stability

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China must strengthen its grip on the internet to ensure broader social and economic goals are met, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday citing comments from President Xi Jinping, underlining a hardening attitude towards online content.<p>Under Xi's rule China has …

China

Malcolm Turnbull takes anti-protectionist message to UK, Europe

Britain's exit from the European Union will provide Australia with enormous opportunities to reap the benefits of free trade, Prime Minister Malcolm …

Australia

The Queen’s Birthday: 9 Regal Facts About Her Majesty's Double Celebration

Happy Birthday Ma'am!<p>PA Archive/PA Images<p>Queen Elizabeth II attends the Dubai Duty Free Spring Trials and Beer Festival at Newbury Racecourse in …

Buckingham Palace

Post-Brexit Gibraltar Wants to Retain Ties to the European Union After the UK Leaves

Brexit offers Spain and the U.K. a chance to decide on a new status for Gibraltar that’s in the mutual interest of all parties, the Elcano Royal …

Theresa May says Windrush victims will be paid compensation

PM tells Commonwealth leaders she will do ‘whatever it takes’ to resolve anxieties and problems<p>Theresa May has reassured Commonwealth leaders that members of the Windrush generation who had suffered “anxieties and problems” as a result of the government’s immigration rules would be paid …

United Kingdom

The inside story of how Arsene Wenger's Arsenal departure was decided

It was a colossal shock and yet not such a big surprise. Arsene Wenger is leaving Arsenal but, for a man once described by Sir Alex Ferguson as a brilliant poker player, we should have known that the seismic news of his departure would be unknown even to those who worked closest with him.<p>Wenger had …

Soccer

Cold War: How do Russia tensions compare to Soviet era?

<b>It was a dramatic show of solidarity that has escalated long-standing tensions between Russia and the West.</b><p>On Monday, the US and its allies expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK.<p>It was the biggest such expulsion since the height of the …

Geopolitics

Sarah Ferguson wears a turquoise evening dress in Rome for the ABB FIA Formula E Gala Dinner

<b>Sarah, Duchess of York</b> decided to switch up her look on a trip to Italy this week and stunned in a striking turquoise dress which hugged her slim …

Fashion (UK)

Which decade was best to live in? Here's what we learned at the movies

The Grease rerelease might fill us with nostalgia for the 50s, but from serial killers to terrible haircuts, other eras don’t look quite so appealing<p>•Sign up for Film Today and get our film team’s highlights of the day<p>You’d live in the 1950s, wouldn’t you? You have seen Grease and Stand By Me and …

Horror

The Queen has publicly revealed her wish for Prince Charles to become Head of the Commonwealth

The Queen has for the first time explicitly stated that she hopes her son the Prince of Wales will succeed her as Head of the Commonwealth.<p>The monarch said it was her "sincere wish" that Prince Charles should "carry on the important work" started by her father George VI as she opened the …

Prince Charles

The San Francisco Bay Area has an earthquake 'time bomb' that could devastate the region — and it's worse than we thought

On this day 112 years ago, the San Andreas Fault under San Francisco rumbled apart, causing the devastating 1906 earthquake that swallowed city blocks, broke water mains, and triggered massive fires that burned for days.<p>The threat of another major quake for the Bay Area is "real and could happen at …

Geology

The helmet which gives firefighters 'X-ray vision'

A device which uses augmented reality to help firefighters see through smoke has been developed.<p>Fitted to a helmet the C-Thru lens produces an outline of objects allowing firefighters to see what is in front of them.<p>BBC Click finds out more.<p><b>See more at</b> Click's website <b>and</b> @BBCClick<b>.</b>

Augmented Reality

Planet Earth doomed to become ‘hellish’ death world like Venus, Nasa researchers fear

We love to grumble about life here on Earth, but it’s basically the nicest place in the known universe.<p>But it could one day follow in the footsteps …

Astronomy

Brexit Bulletin: Another Red Line Fades

<i>Today in Brexit: A shift in the government’s tone on immigration is starting to emerge, just as talks on the future relationship get going.</i><p>The U.K. …

United Kingdom

Nasa TESS launch marks beginning of new quest to find alien planets and extraterrestrial life

Nasa has launched a bold new mission which could finally answer the biggest question in the universe.<p>The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) …

Exoplanets

David Cameron Says He Doesn't Regret Holding Brexit Vote

Former U.K. Prime Minster David Cameron says he doesn’t regret holding the Brexit vote in 2016, but still wishes the country had voted to remain in …

United Kingdom

It’s going to be even hotter today with 28°C sunshine expected on warmest April day for 70 years

Temperatures could soar to 28C (82F) in some parts on Thursday, making it the warmest April day in nearly 70 years.<p>The South East will enjoy the best …

Global Warming

British PM May pays tribute to Queen's dedication to Commonwealth

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth for leading the Commonwealth with "service, dedication and constancy" as she thanks her for opening her homes to welcome leaders from across the world this week.<p>Queen Elizabeth has served as the head of the …

Family

Police give green light to anti-royal wedding protesters

When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry in Windsor’s St George’s Chapel next month they can be sure of a warm reception from the thousands of people expected to line the streets outside.<p>But they may also have to contend with less-than friendly chanting and placard waving after police yesterday …

Royal Weddings

Here's what Meghan Markle's wedding dress might look like

According to five top bridal designers...<p>With only a few weeks to go until the royal wedding, speculation surrounding Prince Harry and Meghan …

Weddings

Einstein's 'Dice of God' Has Been Used to Generate Truly Random Numbers

Unhackable.<p>Locking up super-secret information with digital encryption has become even more secure with the production of numbers that aren't just …

Quantum Mechanics

David Schwimmer – could he BE any more in charge of the stock exchange?

Schwimmer has been named CEO of the LSE. It is just possible it is not the one from Friends<p><b>Name:</b> David Schwimmer.<p><b>Age:</b> 49.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Barely recognisable.<p><b>I’ll say.</b> What happened to him?<p><b>What do you mean?</b> I was a big fan, but I’ve lost track of him over the years. What’s he been up to since?<p><b>Since …

London Stock Exchange

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle choose Alexi Lubomirski as wedding photographer

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official wedding photographer has said he is honoured to have the opportunity to capture the next chapter in the couple's "wonderful love story".<p>Alexi Lubomirski, 42, who photographed the pair for their engagement, will be at Windsor Castle next month to take the …

Prince Harry

Girl gamers told to 'get back in the kitchen'

Female players at the 2018 London Games Festival have been telling BBC Minute about some of the abuse they receive when they tell men they play consoles.<p>The event has been showcasing the latest games and championing female developers in the industry.<p><i>Video journalist: Patrick Clahane</i>

Festivals

The design tricks that get you hooked on your phone

Feel like you have to always use your phone?<p>You're not the only one - technology companies use psychological tricks to get you hooked to your phone.<p>James Reevell explains.

Phones

Week in pictures: 7 - 13 April 2018

Bill Cosby