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Saudi Arabia tests Cadbury chocolate for pork

Saudi Arabian authorities have said they are testing Cadbury chocolate bars for traces of pork DNA after two of its products in Malaysia were found to contain it.<p>The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) said in a statement, published on its website on Saturday, that it had taken samples of Cadbury …

Porn star Nikki Benz to run against Rob Ford in Toronto mayoral elections

Canadian porn star Nikki Benz has formally announced her plans to run against scandal-ridden Toronto mayor Rob Ford in the October mayoral …

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UK looks to boost fracking with new land access rules

<b>The UK government has proposed new rules regarding rights to access land in a bid to speed up the introduction of fracking.</b><p>It proposes that shale oil and gas companies are granted access to land below 300m from the surface.<p>It also suggests firms pay £20,000 per well to those living above the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Letter from Africa: Signs of our times

<b>In our series of letters from African journalists, broadcaster and media trainer Joseph Warungu considers what public signs say about African societies.</b><p>I recently stopped at a small restaurant in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, for a quick refreshment before rushing back to the office and was amazed …

Africa

Japan NHK boss Momii sparks WWII 'comfort women' row

<b>The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK has caused controversy by playing down the military's use of sex slaves - so-called "comfort women" - during World War Two.</b><p>Days after taking up his new job, Katsuto Momii said the practice was common in any country at war.<p>He also said NHK should …

Is Japan's public broadcaster under threat?

<b>Japan's public broadcaster, NHK, was created to provide independent news to a nation. But recent appointments have raised fears that its independence is at risk, reports Mariko Oi.</b><p>At noon on 15 August 1945, the Japanese people heard for the first time the voice of a man they had long believed was a …

Japan

Twitter tool tells journalists what's BREAKING!

We've known for sometime that Twitter is looking to make a move in the news game, but what that would look like was still unclear. Today, the blue bird's intentions are starting to look a bit more concrete, with the announcement of Dataminr for News, a tool that pinpoints and alerts journalists of …

Uganda president refuses to sign anti-gay law

Uganda's president has refused to approve a controversial bill that would see homosexuals jailed for life, saying there were better ways to "rescue" people from their "abnormality".<p>In a letter to parliament, Yoweri Museveni said gays would go "underground and continue practicing homosexuality or …

Google unveils 'smart contact lens' to measure glucose levels

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Wearable Tech

From pawn to teenage chess queen - Uganda's Phiona Mutesi

<b>Chess is just a game to most people, a simple pastime that exercises the mind, but for Ugandan teenager Phiona Mutesi, it has changed her life.</b><p>In 2005, Phiona was a nine-year-old living in the Katwe slum in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.<p>Her father had died of Aids when she was three and her mother …

Africa

Business in 2013: BBC's most-read stories of the year

<b>The year 2013 was another big one for business stories, with the flotation of Royal Mail, more fines for the world's biggest banks, and plane problems all hitting the headlines.</b><p>Here we take a look at which stories caught our readers' attention, with a run-through of the BBC's most-read items of the …

The Lone Ranger

Children killed in DR Congo attack, say UN peacekeepers

<b>More than 20 people, including women and children, have been killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, UN peacekeepers say.</b><p>Most appeared to have been hacked to death on Friday and Saturday in two villages in North Kivu, including three girls who were raped and then beheaded.<p>It is not clear …

Africa