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Cheques to be paid in via smartphones

<b>Plans have been announced to allow bank customers to pay cheques into their account by taking photos on their smartphones.</b><p>Rather than go to the bank in person, customers will be able to photograph the cheque, and send it electronically.<p>The government is to launch a consultation on the idea, with a …

China formally eases one-child policy

<b>China's top legislature has formally adopted a resolution easing the country's one-child policy, the state news agency Xinhua reports.</b><p>The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress passed a resolution allowing couples to have two children if either parent is an only child.<p>A proposal to …

China

British teenager sees avalanche kill triplet brother during ski trip

A British teenager has been killed in an avalanche in front of one of his brothers while skiing in Austria.<p>Cameron Bespolka, 16 was engulfed in snow …

Jamal Edwards: Amateur film-maker turned multimillionaire

<b>From a teenager on a council estate in west London to self-made multimillionaire, Jamal Edwards hasn't done too badly for himself in a very short space of time.</b><p>Still just 23 years old, the amateur film-maker turned media boss is worth more than £8m, and counts famous entrepreneur Sir Richard …

London Fashion Week

Mystery early human revealed by DNA data

<b>DNA analysis of early human remains from a Siberian cave has revealed the existence of a mystery human species.</b><p>A team of researchers speculates that this could have been <i>Homo erectus</i>, which lived in Europe and Asia a million years ago or more.<p>Meanwhile, the researchers report that they have also …

Moon Contributed to Titanic Sinking?—'Once-in-Many-Lifetimes' Coincidence

Several very unusual factors related to the moon, and thus the ocean’s tides, all lined up at once before the Titanic’s sinking, which may have …

Fully wearable Iron Man Mark III suit is made to 3D printed order for $35,000

We joked yesterday about finding the perfect gift for that eccentric billionaire (or millionaire, or really just any "rich" person) in your life, but nothing truly says <i>money to burn</i> like your very own <i>Iron Man</i> suit. The real kicker here is that this Iron Man Mark III suit, made by (wait for it) Iron …