Britain seeks European help against Russian spy networks
Britain’s PM Theresa May accused Russia of the first known offensive use of a nerve toxin in Europe since WWII after Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious on a public bench.
Cambridge Analytica London search warrant adjourned until Friday - ICO
ICO said it was seeking a warrant to access the offices of Cambridge Analytica after Britain’s Channel 4 news secretly recorded its executives boasting of their ability to sway elections.
Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook mistakes with user data, vows curbs
Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on Facebook the company 'made mistakes, there's more to do, and we need to step up and do it.'
Six dead after blast at Czech refinery
The blast occurred at Unipetrol’s plant in Kralupy nad Vltavou about 30 km north of Prague.
BMW says electric car mass production not viable until 2020
BMW unveiled its first battery electric car in 2013, and has been working on different generations of battery and electric motor technology since then.
Zimbabwe signs $4.2bn platinum deal to transform mining sector
Signing the agreement with Cyprus-based Karo Resources, Mines Minister said work would start in July, with the first output of platinum group metals expected in 2020.
Retail sales rise slower in January as Black Friday effect wanes
Retail sales rose by 3.1 percent year-on-year in January, after increasing by a revised 5.1 percent in December and 7.9 percent the month before that.
Ricciardo hopeful of ending Australia curse
For Daniel Ricciardo, his home Australian Grand Prix has been an exasperating mix of desperately willing fans and mostly unwilling cars.
Naspers to sell 2% of its stake in Tencent
Naspers said it planned to sell 190 million Tencent shares reducing its stake to 31.2%, triggering volatile trade in its stock.
Williamson stands up after England crumble for 58
Boult and Southee struck early and often after Williamson had won the toss and opted to bowl with the pink ball in the first day-night Test in New Zealand.
Facebook scandal could push other tech companies to tighten data sharing
Facebook shares have fallen 8.5% this week as investors fear the incident will lead to new regulation.
Five SA peacekeepers face sexual exploitation paternity tests
Four of the incidents concerned sexually exploitative relations with adults and the fifth concerned the sexual abuse of a minor.
Scientists develop brain scanner in a helmet
Researchers who developed the device said they hoped the new scanner would improve research and treatment for patients.
Du Plessis wins toss, SA opts to bat vs Australia
Visiting captain Steve Smith admitted he would have done likewise, though conditions for batsmen are expected to be at their toughest in the first hour of the morning with swing and seam movement available.
Sanchez expected more from himself after Man United move
The Chile international said he has high expectations for himself and that he has struggled to adapt after the 'abrupt' January transfer window move.
Miss Venezuela pageant to probe contestants' ethics after social media feud
A group of ex-Miss Venezuela contestants insinuated that other participants had sought to enrich themselves through romantic relationships with corrupt businessmen and officials.
'Sound of Music,' 'Rumours' albums deemed US national treasures
Tony Bennett’s signature song 'I Left My Heart in San Francisco', 'Rock Around the Clock' by Bill Haley and His Comets, and the Temptations’ 1964 classic 'My Girl' were also among the titles selected
Bikes to be dismantled in fight against technological fraud – UCI
UCI president David Lappartient, who won a landslide election victory over Brian Cookson last September, had promised the detection of potential mini-engines in bikes would be one of his top priorities.