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A Point of View: Does technology make people touch each other less?.

A Point of View: Does technology make people touch each other less?.

The sensation of human touch is disappearing in a computer age, and with it part of human ...

Why can’t we let go of our old tech?.

Why can’t we let go of our old tech?.

By Zoe Kleinman Technology reporter, BBC News Looking at some of the latest tech news, it’s tempting ...

Office puts chips under staff’s skin.

Office puts chips under staff’s skin.

Want to gain entry to your office, get on a bus, or perhaps buy a sandwich? We’re ...

Child watch: The apps that let parents ‘spy’ on their kids.

Child watch: The apps that let parents ‘spy’ on their kids.

By Regan Morris BBC News, Los Angeles Think your kid’s being bullied? Or sending sexts? Or dealing ...

Latest News
The sensation of human touch is disappearing in a computer age, and with it part of human nature, says the novelist ... Full article
By Zoe Kleinman Technology reporter, BBC News Looking at some of the latest tech news, ...
Want to gain entry to your office, get on a bus, or perhaps buy a ...
By Regan Morris BBC News, Los Angeles Think your kid’s being bullied? Or sending sexts? ...
Asia
A James Troisi goal in extra time gave Australia a 2-1 victory over South Korea and their first Asian Cup success ... Full article
By Piers Newbery BBC Sport at Melbourne Park World number one wins in straight sets ...
By Yuko Kato BBC News, Tokyo Japan woke up early on Sunday morning to the ...
Source: Yahoo News. France has opened a formal criminal investigation into the crash of an ...
Human Rights
Jan 26, Kiev: Movements.org, the online platform that connects dissidents with sources of ... Full article
Jan 25, London: The Death of the Saudi King Abdullah, has seen ...
Jan 24, Kathmandu: Children rights and women rights abuses case in Nepal ...
Jan 23, Gaza: A report commissioned by the Israeli branch of Physicians ...
Norway
Jan 26,Oslo:The split in the SPLM, South Sudan’s ruling party, was the ... Full article
Jan 26, Oslo: Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and ...
Jan 26,Oslo: The members of the Troika (the United States, the United ...
Jan 22,Oslo:‘I deplore the fact that the punishment of Saudi human rights ...
Education
The Government has proposed a substantial increase in the support provided by ... Full article
A failure to promote ‘British values’ in a muscular way is allowing ...
Labour is calling for cross-party talks on how religious education is conducted and ...
Thailand‘s king has endorsed the army chief who seized power in a ...
Africa News
Jan 26, Cairo: Approximately 20 people were killed in demonstrations that were held in Cairo and other Egyptian cities on the fraught anniversary of the 2011 uprising that shook the North African Country. According to reports, protesters were killed in Cairo, the El-Matariya district just north of Cairo, Damanhur, Alexandria ... Full article
Friday 16, Cairo: The Foreign Ministry of Egypt has poured outrage over a European Parliament report which criticises the country’s human rights record and calling for the release of 167 members of the dissolved parliament, on Friday. According to the Egyptian, the report included a series of allegations and ...
Jan 13, Cairo: Hosni Mubarak is set to be released from custody after a court dismissed the only conviction keeping him in jail. The ousted president had been under house arrest at a military hospital in Cairo since 2011. An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned the last remaining conviction against ...
Europe
By Dave Lee Technology reporter, BBC News Nokia has threatened legal action against a small UK technology firm over its use of the word “HERE”.Lowdownapp – a digital personal assistant ... Full article
Deflation across the 19 countries that use the eurozone currency is gathering pace. In January, prices in the eurozone were 0.6% down on their ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out cancelling any of Greece’s debt, saying banks and creditors have already made substantial cuts. But Mrs Merkel ...
New Jersey’s Governor and Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie is to begin his three-day visit to the UK. Mr Christie will hold a series ...
Americas News
Source: Yahoo News. France has opened a formal criminal investigation into the crash of an AirAsia plane in the Java Sea last month while a French co-pilot was at the controls, a judicial source said Friday A judge will investigate possible “manslaughter” in connection with the crash that killed ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. During his landmark visit to India this week, President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi swapped hugs, sat side-by-side at India’s Republic Day Parade, and declared an era of “new trust” between the two nations. But for all the colorful festivities and declarations of good ...
Source: Yahoo News. NATO will deploy small units in six Eastern European nations to help coordinate a spearhead force set up in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine, the alliance’s secretary-general said Friday. Jens Stoltenberg said the units in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania will be the ...
Middle-East News
Source: Yahoo News. The leader of the militant Hezbollah group said Friday that this week’s deadly cross-border attack on Israeli soldiers ... Full article
Source: Yahoo News. A Syrian woman stoned by the jihadist Islamic State group for alledged ...
A young koala who became a social media sensation after being pictured receiving treatment for ...
Australia may need to pay A$4.4bn ($3.4bn; £2.3bn) as compensation to the victims of child ...
Australia
Source: Yahoo News. Increasing numbers of young women are altering the profile of Australians joining the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq and Syria, Attorney-General George Brandis said Saturday, enticed by the “false glamour” of the organisation. “At an earlier time, perhaps even six months ago, we were concerned ... Full article
Sydney, Jan 9: Heavy rains have caused flooding in different parts as emergency services in South Australia prepare to deal with potential severe flooding, with the state facing its heaviest rainfall in three decades. Rain has already started to wash out roads and the State Emergency Service (SES) has ...
The parents of one of the three al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt are optimistic they will soon be released. Speaking to the BBC on the first anniversary of their arrest, Peter Greste’s father said he was confident their convictions would be overturned.Mr Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were ...
Culture
The marriage certificate sealing the union between one of history’s favourite lovebirds, ... Full article
The orchestra gained international attention through an acclaimed German documentary in 2010. ...
Could Greece’s mystery tomb lie intact? Well-preserved headless sphinxes hint that grave ...
It’s a legendary drug said to provoke spiritual journeys, but my night ...
Royal News
New York, Jan 7: Lawyers representing a woman who has alleged Prince ... Full article
Riyadh, Jan 5: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud offered ...
London, Jan 4: Buckingham Palace has denied for the second time that ...
Madrid, Jan 2: Spain’s Princess Cristina’s lawyers have lodged an appeal against ...
Politics
Colombo, Jan 9: Maithripala Sirisena has become victorious with 51.3% votes in ... Full article
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since ...
SRINAGAR — Fighting intensified between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan ...
Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haiti’s ex-president, who was known as Baby Doc,  died of ...
Business News
Jan 17, Kuala Lampur: A three-way merger that would have created a lender with the financial clout to win bigger sukuk deals against the likes of HSBC Holdings Plc and Standard Chartered Plc has stalled as tumbling oil prices wreak havoc on the economy. The planned amalgamation of CIMB ... Full article
Jan 12, Riyadh: If there ever was doubt about the strategy of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, its wealthiest members are putting that issue to rest. Representatives of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait stressed a dozen times in the past six weeks that the group ...
Frankfurt, Jan: Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz and Smart-branded cars, has said deliveries rose 11.4 percent in 2014, to a record 1,739,854 cars, with a 30 percent sales jump in China and 25 percent higher registrations of Mercedes compact cars. For Mercedes, it marks the fourth year of record sales ...
Environment News
Jan 20,Oslo: The government of Norway announced in a controversial decision that could allow to further open the Barents Sea to oil and gas exploration on Tuesday. The area which ... Full article
New Delhi, Jan 1: India lost 64 tigers due to various reasons in 2014, according to National Tiger Conservation Authority. Tamil Nadu, which topped ...
Beijing, Dec 31: A court in Nanjing, China has ordered six companies in east China’s Jiangsu Province to pay 160 million yuan (26 million ...
Dec 6, Oslo: Norway will provide NOK 1.6 billion (USD 258 mill) to the Green Climate Fund over the next four years. With this ...
Fashion News
Source: Yahoo.News. Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, a family member told ABC News. He was 82. De la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006. Born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, de la Renta left home at 18 to study painting in Madrid. It ... Full article
Truth to tell, the Top Gun Big Pilot perpetual calendar watch is no thing of great beauty. Produced by the prestigious Swiss manufacturer IWC, it is a formidable hunk of matte-black ceramic casing roughly the diameter of a cocktail coaster. The true merit of this ominous device is to ...
PARIS (AP) — Just a few years ago it was on the brink of extinction. Now, haute couture — the 150-year-old Parisian tradition of making unique, astronomically-priced handmade gowns — is back.   the fall-winter 2014/15 collections started with brio Sunday with the Atelier Versace show, graced by Jennifer Lopez. ...
Editorial
The Editor-in-Chief of the Oslo Times International News Network, Hatef Mokhtar during his visit to Nepal had addressed journalists in the ... Full article
  Let me begin by expressing my sincere gratitude to the esteemed Peace Research Institute ...
By: Sarwar Morshed Can you name the most trigger happy border force in the world? ...
By Prabalta Rijal Mia, was walking down the road, with a file in her hand ...
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The ‘office’ with the best views in the world: Snow-capped mountains and ... Full article
From 14th August, the recently redeveloped John Jones Project Space in Finsbury ...
Nuwa Wamala -Nnyanzi a celebrated, self-taught, Ugandan artist of international repute was ...
One of Ghana’s most renowned and revered artists, Ablade Glover, is celebrating ...
Food
West Africa’s Ebola crisis is likely to last until the end of ... Full article
Contrary to conventional advice, eating more of some fats may be good ...
The GMO debate train has finally arrived Nigeria as the media landscape ...
Every week, Inside Africa takes its viewers on a journey across Africa, exploring the ...
Rrelationships
Vasalgel, a reversible, non-hormonal polymer that blocks the vas deferens, is about ... Full article
The most famous people in the world tied the knot secretly over ...
Timothy Khamala, 25, with his sweetheart Sarika Patel, 24, inside the young ...
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