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Police dogs 'attack 150 innocent people' in UK

<b>At least 150 police dog attacks on innocent people have been reported in the past three years, a BBC investigation has revealed.</b><p>Police forces in the UK said they handed out a total of £120,000 in compensation between 2011 and 2013.<p>Claimants included children as young as 10, joggers and a …

EU Commission launches legal action over UK air quality

<b>The European Commission has launched legal proceedings against the UK for failing to deal with air pollution.</b><p>The EU says that levels of nitrogen dioxide, mainly from diesel engines, are "excessive" in many British cities.<p>The Commission says that this gas can lead to major respiratory illnesses and …

Offshore helicopter safety measures announced by CAA

<b>A series of measures aimed at improving offshore helicopter safety have been announced by aviation regulators.</b><p>An inquiry was set up by the Civil Aviation Authority and its Norwegian and European counterparts in the wake of a fatal Super Puma crash last year.<p>Helicopters will not be allowed to fly …

Peterborough sex attack gang jailed

<b>A gang that raped and sexually assaulted five vulnerable girls in Peterborough have been jailed at the Old Bailey.</b><p>Hassan Abdulla, 33, was jailed for 20 years while Zdeno Mirga, 18, described as the "boss" by one victim, was jailed for 16 and a half years.<p>Both were convicted of multiple rapes and …

HTC working on three wearables including Toq-based model and Google Now watch, report claims

Prototype of HTC watch based on Qualcomm Toq to be shown to carriers at MWC, reports <i>Bloomberg</i><p>As HTC continues to face tough times in the smartphone …

Google Now

Best Sony Xperia Z1 Cases

The Sony Xperia Z1 is one of the company’s finest smartphones till date, and a deserving contender for the title of the best Android smartphone of 2013. With its high-end specs, a great design and a minimalistic UI, the Xperia Z1 has proved to be a very popular phone around the world.<p>There are a …

Gear & Gadgets

This is where you'll find your next smartphone

Mobile World Congress is the biggest and most important smartphone party of the year. And unlike a lot of tech trade shows, most of the gadgets appearing here are ones that you'll actually be able to buy.<p>"Congress" usually isn't a word that inspires excitement, but the Mobile World Congress is …

Android 4.4 Update Is Rolling Out To Sprint's Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The kernel source was posted just the other day, which usually signals an update is right around the corner. Indeed, here comes KitKat for the Galaxy …

New HTC One (M8) leaks out in gray and silver [Updated]

<b>Update:</b> <i>@evleaks</i> has followed up with another M8 render, this time showing the device in silver. You'll find it after the break.<p><b>Original story:</b> …

Mobile Technology

Sprint Galaxy Note 3 KitKat update now rolling out

Right on cue, Sprint's Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is starting to receive its update to Android 4.4 KitKat, with a 503MB over-the-air update now going out …

Galaxy Note

Nokia X shows its tiled face before Mobile World Congress

Nokia's first Android device has a whiff of the Windows Phone about it<p>The Nokia X – or Normandy as it has been known – leaks continue, with this …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 + 10.1 up for pre-order in the UK, shipping March 4

Free 32GB microSD card with pre-orders from Samsung's online store<p>Samsung launched its monstrous Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablet in the U.K. a couple of …

Samsung Galaxy

Google reportedly offered $10 billion for WhatsApp

Facebook’s surprise $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp yesterday might not have been part of the only offer the messaging company received. <i>Fortune</i> reports that Google offered to buy WhatsApp for $10 billion. In a brief report on the rumored offer, <i>Fortune</i> notes that two separate sources have …

Samsung Galaxy S5 could go on sale in just three weeks

The Samsung Galaxy S5 hasn't even been announced yet, but already focus is beginning to turn to when we'll actually be able to buy the phone. Today …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Android Police Podcast Ep.100 - Liam FTW

HTC's M8 ('The All New HTC One') Leaked Again, This Time In A More Sober Dark Gray [Update: Silver Too]

Update: It never rains, but it pours. Evleaks has posted a silver render as well. Thanks to the Daniel Juranec who pointed this out.<p>.@urbanstrata In …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

Scuba Diving

Sinkholes around the world - in pictures

From Guatemala to China, sinkholes come in all shapes and sizes

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

Sleep Like a Monkey: Nine Highflying Tree House Hotels (Photos)

Check into one of these hotels to fulfill your childhood fantasies but with grown-up, luxury accommodations.

The 10 Best Writing Apps on the iPad

Writing apps for iPad<p>As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant improvements to their offerings. Here are our picks for the 10 best apps for getting some …

2014 Jaguar F-type V-8 S

The Pied Piper: Come, children, and be charmed by Jaguar's first true sports car in a generation.<p>Hamlin, West Virginia, is nowhere. Which is exactly the place Jaguar sports-car development has been for the past 40 years. The XK? That, good sir, is a GT. That anything small and uncompromisingly …

August 2013

August 2013

The 17 Greatest Wedding Photobombers Of All Time

Done by the masters of the photobomb: animals, of course.

Weddings

Best Headphones For Frequent Travelers: Bose vs. Sennheiser

I travel a lot, and I know plenty of other people who travel a lot. Some like books, others e-readers. Some bring neck pillows, some don’t. Some drink on planes, other avidly avoid alcohol. They all have their own strategies, but just about every frequent traveler I know has some sort of noise …

OMG, I Want This House: Provincetown

Serenity at the tip of Cape Cod? We’ll take it. Look inside this eclectic hideout just steps from the bay.<p>William Waldron/The Interior Archive

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