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Prisoner to become Britain's youngest grandfather at 27

The daughter of a man jailed for murder has fallen pregnant at 13 and posted scans of the baby on Facebook<p>A man serving a prison sentence for murder has learned he is to become Britain’s youngest grandfather aged 27.<p>His daughter, born when he was 14, is now 13 and is pregnant by a boy believed to …

Lego is a tool of Satan, warns Polish priest

Father Slawomir Kostrzewa says toy company represents 'world of death' and that Zombie and Monster Fighter mini-figures can lead children 'to the dark side'<p>A Polish priest has warned parents to be on their guard against Lego, warning the plastic blocks are a tool of Satan and can "destroy" …

Comment: Why Nick Clegg is wrong to support the prisoner book ban

As the books for prisoners campaign gathers momentum, the Ministry of Justice has tried a number of spurious arguments to justify the ban on loved …

Now Tory MP McCartney claims opponents of his sexism are ‘stupid’

After his female Labour opponent was likened to a lingerie model, well-lunched <b>sexist oaf and Tory MP Karl McCartney</b> tried to evade criticism for …

In Full: Willie Rennie’s speech to Scottish Liberal Democrat Conference

Willie Rennie’s crucial final leader’s speech before the independence referendum highlighted the party’s achievements in UK Government – 8 words, …

United Kingdom

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

A wake-up call for the French Socialists – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Yesterday the run-off of the French municipal elections ended with the worst possible scenario for François Hollande after the 23 March first round’s …

Time to stop avoiding tough choices on the NHS – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

The politics of reform of the NHS have never been easy. It was not easy for the Blair government that I was a small part of and it has not been for …

Nick Griffin: New ‘BNP food banks’ are for whites only

With the news that the BNP campaign teams are doubling up as mobile food banks, Nick Griffin has <b>intervened to clarify they are properly racist!</b><p>PS for …

Michael Moore MP’s Road to the Referendum… A Vote for the United Kingdom: A positive Choice

Making a positive choice for the United Kingdom in the vote on Scotland’s future is as much a matter of the heart as well as the head. Recently, …

United Kingdom

Fraud and error in the benefits system

The Work and Pensions Select Committee announces the second of three oral evidence session for its inquiry into fraud and error in the benefits …

UK Parliament

Labour can stop the khat ban this afternoon - but will it?

<b>Update: The khat ban passed by 16 votes to two. Full update below.</b><p>The Lib Dem rebellion over the ban on khat has opened up the chance of Labour …

Campaign for a Labour Majority: How can Labour win a mandate in 2015? With LGBT Labour – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

<b>Campaign for a Labour Majority: How can Labour win a mandate in 2015? With LGBT Labour</b> <br>6-7.30pm, 2 April 2014<br>Committee Room 17, House of Commons, …

United Kingdom

Labour party warns against 'foolish' EU exit | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain would be reckless and foolish to walk away from its membership of the European Union, the Labour party’s finance spokesman will say on Tuesday, warning of the damage an EU exit would have on jobs and investment.<p>Britain's Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls arrives at the funeral …

We can’t stop global warming unless we start eating a lot less meat

A worldwide shift toward veganism is our best bet to fight climate change, a new study finds<p>Climate scientists are in agreement that we can't avoid feeling the impact of climate change (because, hey, they're already happening), but the key findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's …

Scotland to switch to driving on the right if independence given green light

Scottish nationalist leaders will attempt this week to give the trailing yes campaign a boost by revealing a series of measures aimed at showing what an independent country would look like.<p>Seeking to capitalise on the arguments this week about "bullying" England and keeping the pound, they will …

Rugged Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3, 24x zoom Stylus SH-1 announced

The TG-3 is just as tough as its predecessor, but gets a cool new macro trick and accessory, while the 24x compact zoom SH-1 gets styling and image stabilization to match the company's interchangeable lens cameras.<p>Olympus really seems to have stepped up its point-and-shoots lately and the new …

US official: The Internet can stand on its own now (Q&A)

Lawrence Strickling, who runs the US government's remaining oversight of the Internet, says it's time to relinquish that role. Snowden didn't push the issue, he tells CNET's Stephen Shankland.<p>"This has been blown up into this idea that somehow the US controls the Internet today and that we're …

Moto G resurrects Motorola in UK market

Motorola has gone from nowhere to 6 per cent of the UK phone market in six months thanks to the cheap and cheerful Moto G.<p>How do you solve a problem like Motorola? With a cheap and cheerful phone, that's how. The Motorola Moto G has taken Motorola from nowhere to 6 per cent of British mobile phones …

Galaxy S5 sports best smartphone display, testing firm says

Samsung’s latest flagship phone “raises the bar for top display performance,” says screen tester DisplayMate.<p>Samsung's Galaxy S5 has set records for its high-quality screen, in the view of DisplayMate president and research scientist Raymond Soneira.<p>In an in-depth analysis of the new phone's screen …

Phones

Google's April Fools' prank puts Pokemon in the real world

The search giant's latest addition to its Maps smartphone app includes 150 "catchable" Pokemon, part of a hoax we can only hope foreshadows augmented reality uses down the line.<p>An augmented reality Pokemon game utilizing Google Maps sounds too good to be true. Unfortunately, on the eve of April …

For the love of doge: Internet's greatest memes as 3D-printed toys

From defiant anteaters to Grumpy Cat and doge, the Internet's most famous memes can be 3D-printed and ordered for your real-world enjoyment.<p>The world of 3D printing is full of medical breakthroughs, future homes, and colorful kayaks. It's also full of much less useful, but still highly …

ViewSonic Pro8200 review: Poor picture sinks cheap projector - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The ViewSonic Pro8200 DLP projector is cheap, and the design is fairly flashy looking; keystone adjustment and picture processing are excellent for the price; plenty of inputs.<p><b>The Bad</b> It has bizarrely poor black levels; shadow detail is severely crushed; overly saturated colors; no lens …

Tech novices set to determine the fate of Apple v. Samsung

Six women and four men -- few of whom have technical backgrounds -- will decide what infringement occurred and how much money is owed in damages.<p>SAN JOSE--The latest installment of the Apple vs. Samsung saga kicked off Monday with jury selection as the tech giants battle over patent …

iPhone 5

FCC frees up 100MHz of spectrum for Wi-Fi

The FCC voted to free up an additional 100MHz of wireless spectrum for unlicensed use in a move that will help alleviate congestion on Wi-Fi networks and pave the way for faster-speed service.<p>On Monday, the Federal Communications Commission took a big step toward alleviating congestion and …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

'Doomed!' Trailer: Documenting the Rise and Fall of Roger Corman's 'Fantastic Four' – /Film

The <b>Roger Corman</b>-produced version of <b>The Fantastic Four</b>, from 1994, is like an optical illusion. Every time I try to watch the thing, I get about five …

Fantastic Four

Customize Android's icons with Nova Launcher

Installing a new icon pack adds a fresh coat of paint to your trusty phone or tablet. Here's how to do it in a few short steps.<p>Most Android smartphones and tablets already use a custom interface; these are the icons, the layout, and the starter wallpapers that the phone-maker uses to create its own …

Google Play

When parents limit screen time, kids behave, sleep, and test better

Since the average kid is in front of a screen more than 40 hours a week, researchers say even small limits on screen time can reap multiple health benefits.<p>With kids in the US clocking in screen time like it's a full-time job -- they spend on average seven hours a day in front of some sort of …

Parenting