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Sentinel for sea-level rise enters testingicon

Sentinel for sea-level rise enters testing

The satellite that will maintain the "gold standard" measurement of ocean height is nearly complete.

 
Apple removes vaping apps from app storeicon

Apple removes vaping apps from app store

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15 hours ago

The ban will hit 181 apps but anyone already using a vaping program will be able to continue using it.

The growing importance of the night-time economyicon

The growing importance of the night-time economy

BUSINESS
15 hours ago

The UK's night-time economy is now said to be the UK's fifth-biggest industry with annual revenues of £66bn.

Christmas adverts - do they really work?icon

Christmas adverts - do they really work?

BUSINESS
15 hours ago

Big budget ads are already gracing our screens but do they actually benefit the big brands behind them?

Amazon begins appeal over Pentagon cloud contracticon

Amazon begins appeal over Pentagon cloud contract

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16 hours ago

Amazon said the decision to award a major deal to Microsoft was due to unfair political interference.

Motorola Razr flip phone revived with foldable screenicon

Motorola Razr flip phone revived with foldable screen

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16 hours ago

Motorola has revived its slim Razr flip phone, some 15 years after the original “game changing” device hit the market.

Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain'icon

Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain'

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16 hours ago

The burning of plastic waste in Indonesia, much of which has been sent there by the West, is poisoning the food chain, the BBC has learned.

A rubbish story: China's mega-dump full 25 years ahead of scheduleicon

A rubbish story: China's mega-dump full 25 years ahead of schedule

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16 hours ago

China collects hundreds of millions of tonnes of waste a year - and dealing with it is a problem.

How did Vodafone lose $7bn in India in just one quarter?icon

How did Vodafone lose $7bn in India in just one quarter?

BUSINESS
16 hours ago

With more than a billion subscribers, India is one of the biggest mobile markets - what went wrong?

The truth behind India's viral photo that got a girl into schoolicon

The truth behind India's viral photo that got a girl into school

SOCIETY
16 hours ago

The Indian girl was enrolled in school after a photo of her peeking into a classroom sparked outcry.

Trump's health 'very good' after unscheduled physical examicon

Trump's health 'very good' after unscheduled physical exam

POLITICS
16 hours ago

The White House dismissed concerns about the exam's timing, saying he "remains healthy".

Sri Lanka election: Wartime defence chief Rajapaksa wins presidencyicon

Sri Lanka election: Wartime defence chief Rajapaksa wins presidency

POLITICS
16 hours ago

Gotabaya Rajapaksa is declared the winner in a poll that has split the country along ethnic lines.

Michael Bloomberg apologises for 'stop-and-frisk' policyicon

Michael Bloomberg apologises for 'stop-and-frisk' policy

POLITICS
16 hours ago

The former New York mayor backed a tactic that disproportionately targeted black and Latino residents.

Hong Kong protests: Police surround campus after night of violenceicon

Hong Kong protests: Police surround campus after night of violence

SOCIETY
16 hours ago

After a fiery overnight stand-off, some protesters tried to leave - but were met with tear gas.

Undocumented marriages between Vietnamese and Laotians in VN border provinceicon

Undocumented marriages between Vietnamese and Laotians in VN border province

VIDEO
12/11/2019

Recently, an agreement between the Vietnamese and Lao governments engaging on addressing undocumented migration and marriages has contributed to maintaining safety and order in the locality.

US kicks off withdrawal from Paris Agreementicon

US kicks off withdrawal from Paris Agreement

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/11/2019

The United States began on Monday (November 4) the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, according to a statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

India air pollution at 'unbearable levels', Delhi minister saysicon

India air pollution at 'unbearable levels', Delhi minister says

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
04/11/2019

Air pollution in the north of India has "reached unbearable levels," the capital Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says.

Yvette Lundy: French Resistance member who survived Nazi camps dies at 103icon

Yvette Lundy: French Resistance member who survived Nazi camps dies at 103

SOCIETY
04/11/2019

Yvette Lundy, a well-known member of the French Resistance and a Nazi concentration camp survivor, has died at the age of 103.