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CryptoKitties craze slows down transactions on Ethereum

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:45pm
A new craze for "crypto-collectibles" slows down transactions on the popular blockchain.

Why some people can hear this silent gif

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:16am
Why are some people able to hear this gif even though it is silent?

Brexit: Why are border arguments delaying a deal?

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:42am
Why does the Irish border remain a sticking point in the Brexit negotiations?

Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Mark Cavendish to compete in four-day race

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 4:59am
Former world champion Mark Cavendish will race in next year's Tour de Yorkshire, with the route to be unveiled at 11:00 GMT.

Rail fare rise biggest for five years

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 4:29am
A passenger group calls the 3.4% average increase a "chill wind" for rail travellers.

Anya Shrubsole: BBC Sports Personality 2017 contender

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 4:00am
Cricketer starred in World Cup triumph - latest in the profiles of nominees.

May fights to save Brexit deal after DUP backlash

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 3:44am
The PM has days to get Brexit talks back on track after the DUP objects to Irish border proposals.

IUCN Red List: Wild crops listed as threatened

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 3:08am
Wild relatives of modern crops deemed crucial for food security are threatened with extinction.

BBC Sport advent calendar: Patriots make Super Bowl history

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:16am
Day five of BBC Sport's advent calendar is a piece of Super Bowl history.

Newspaper headlines: Brexit deal talks 'end in chaos'

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 1:58am
Tuesday's headlines are dominated by reports that the DUP blocked an Irish border deal with the EU.

Shashi Kapoor: Remembering Bollywood's crossover star

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 1:33am
The hugely talented actor was also the most good looking Indian movie star, writes Aseem Chhabra.

Bryan Singer: Director fired from Freddie Mercury film

BBC - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:15am
Bryan Singer says the studio fired him after he fell ill while filming Bohemian Rhapsody.

Jerusalem: New warnings over US shift on city status

BBC - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:55pm
France is the latest nation to warn Donald Trump against recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The drug-smuggling fishermen vowing to clear their name

BBC - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:48pm
The men were convicted of a £53m drug-smuggling operation. But some say serious doubts remain.

Trump travel ban: Supreme Court lets restrictions take full effect

BBC - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:46pm
But the directive covering Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen still faces legal challenges.

Bamboozled by Brexit?

BBC - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:21pm
As talks stall, we get back to basics with this recap of what's happened so far.

What will medicine be able to do with hearts?

BBC - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:09pm
Heart transplantation has become a routine surgical operation, but the future promises equally amazing progress.

Sexsomnia: My boyfriend raped his ex 'in his sleep'

BBC - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:01pm
Some people sleepwalk, others try to have sex while asleep - and one man was jailed for seven years as a result.

'A potato with a helmet' - kids on the Turner Prize

BBC - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 8:44pm
What happens when you invite a group of school children to judge the Turner Prize 2017?

Child exploitation: Live streaming an 'urgent' threat

BBC - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 8:35pm
Sex offenders learn how young people communicate online and use this to abuse them, police say.