Richard Lock

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Hobbit holiday homes you can stay in around the world

As The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies hits UK cinemas, we take a look at the best Shire-like abodes you can rent for your next holiday

Raw milk: What is it? Is it safe? Is it legal?

As Mountain View Farm recalls its milk from stores, we ask the key questions surrounding unpasteurised milk<p>The news that a child in Victoria died after drinking unpasteurised milk has left many scratching their heads.

Hackers ‘may attack other film studios after leak of Sony Pictures’ data’

Sony Pictures,Film,Brad Pitt,Angelina Jolie,Hacking,Technology,North Korea,Asia Pacific,World news,South Korea,Barack Obama,US news,Data and computer security,Aaron Sorkin,Culture,Steve Jobs,Malware,Facebook,Media,Social networking,Apple,Computing,Twitter,Internet,Blogging,Spectre,UK news<p>Cyber …

2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy removed from coffin

Conservation efforts begin on body of 14-year-old Minirdis, found in 19th century at Nile burial site and brought to the Chicago Field Museum in the 1920s<p>A mummy left its coffin for the first time in 2,300 years this week after several tense moments as scientists lifted the wooden lid.<p>The body, …

Google Maps gets lane guidance in Europe, tells you the best lane to be in for your next exit

Back in May, Google introduced a handful of new features to Google Maps, one of which was lane guidance, which tells you the best lane to be in for your next exit.<p>As with many such features, Google rolls them out on a region-by-region basis, and the lane guidance feature has hitherto been …

Jean-Claude Juncker admits sweetheart tax deals sullied reputation as EU head

Jean-Claude Juncker has admitted his reputation as head of the EU executive has been sullied by the disclosure of sweetheart tax deals in Luxembourg that saved multinational companies tens of billions of euros.<p>The European commission president denied, however, that he was responsible for the …

Northern Ireland talks end without agreement

David Cameron has left political talks in Northern Ireland conceding that no deal is possible at the moment.<p>The prime minister said he had tabled a £1bn financial package but that would only be made available to the executive if an agreement could be reached on outstanding disputes.<p>Many of the …