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Thai fingerprint 'matches bomb suspect'

2 September 2015 - 10:57am
Thai police say fingerprints found on seized bomb-making material match those of a man detained over the Bangkok shrine attack.

WHSmith 'bug' spreads customer data

2 September 2015 - 10:49am
Magazine subscribers with WHSmith have received dozens of emails containing the details of other customers owing to a processing "bug".

Wikipedia blocks 'black hat' accounts

2 September 2015 - 10:48am
Wikipedia has blocked 381 accounts for what it calls "black hat" editing - charging money for creating promotional articles using 'sock puppet' accounts.

Argentina orders HSBC to replace boss

2 September 2015 - 10:45am
Argentina's central bank has ordered HSBC to replace its chief executive in the country and accused it of failing to prevent tax evasion.

Eight dead in Paris apartment fire

2 September 2015 - 9:41am
A fire in an apartment in Paris kills eight people, including two children, French officials say, amid reports that it may have been started deliberately.

Maths helps prepare for new diseases

2 September 2015 - 9:22am
Researchers develop a mathematical model that can help determine the surveillance effort required to detect the arrival of costly invasive pathogens.

VIDEO: Wild forest lab studies immunity

2 September 2015 - 9:16am
Patches of Kielder forest are being turned into a wild laboratories, to work out the environmental triggers for common diseases.

London school places crisis worsens

2 September 2015 - 9:11am
Pupils in London face a growing funding gap, with the school-age population forecast to rise by 12% in five years, suggests a report.

Bill Turnbull leaving BBC Breakfast

2 September 2015 - 9:03am
Bill Turnbull announces he is leaving BBC Breakfast after nearly 15 years saying that was "more than enough for me and the audience"

Cleared Irish nanny deported from US

2 September 2015 - 8:57am
Irishwoman Aisling Brady McCarthy, who spent over two years in jail in the US before a murder charge against her was dropped, returns to Ireland.

Sue Perkins reveals brain tumour

2 September 2015 - 8:40am
The Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins says she has been living with a brain tumour for eight years.

I will keep my mouth shut - Kyrgios

2 September 2015 - 8:25am
Nick Kyrgios thinks he has learned from the controversy he generated by on-court remarks about Stan Wawrinka's girlfriend.

Been and Gone: The director of I, Claudius and the gangster's moll

2 September 2015 - 8:15am
The director of I, Claudius and other deaths of the past month

VIDEO: Scientists trapped by hungry polar bears

2 September 2015 - 8:02am
A team of Arctic researchers as asked the Russian government for help after their remote weather station became surrounded by hungry polar bears.

VIDEO: Strictly stars in the spotlight

2 September 2015 - 7:53am
The official launch party for Strictly Come Dancing has been held in London, as the contestants reveal what they are looking forward to.

Trespassers cause Eurostar delays

2 September 2015 - 7:46am
Trespassers on tracks near the Channel Tunnel in France cause disruption for hundreds of passengers, amid reports of migrants climbing on trains.

Thousands more migrants reach Athens

2 September 2015 - 7:30am
Boats carrying thousands of migrants arrive overnight in mainland Greece, as the EU struggles to cope with an unprecedented influx.

VIDEO: Who is DR Congo's 'Terminator'?

2 September 2015 - 7:24am
Former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is due to go on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague for war crimes.

VIDEO: Cleaning up the Swiss Alps

2 September 2015 - 7:08am
Groups of volunteers have been cleaning up the Swiss Alps to collect the tonnes of rubbish left by skiers, hikers and tourists.

Walkie Talkie 'UK's worst building'

2 September 2015 - 6:12am
A City of London skyscraper, nicknamed the Walkie Talkie, wins the Carbuncle Cup, is judged to be the UK's worst new building.

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