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The tech helping drive the Tour de France

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 7:28pm
BBC Click joined Team Dimension Data at the Tour de France to see how tech could influence the race.

Largest king penguin colony shrinks 90% in 30 years

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 7:17pm
The world's largest colony, in the Indian Ocean, has shrunk 90% over 30 years, research suggests.

Would you quote Rick Astley in your out-of-office?

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 7:12pm
Not everyone sticks to the standard out-of-office reply - we take a look at the more unusual ones.

Bruce Beach has built a 10,000 sq ft nuclear bunker

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 7:01pm
At 10,000 sq ft, Ark Two is one of Canada's largest nuclear fallout shelters.

James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy cast back fired director

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 6:05pm
Chris Pratt says that James Gunn "is a good man" despite his "inappropriate jokes from years ago".

IS claims fatal Tajik attack on foreign cyclists

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 5:41pm
Two Americans, a Swiss and a Dutch citizen died after being struck by a car on Sunday.

Trump says ready to meet Iran's Rouhani

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 4:15pm
"If they want to meet, we'll meet," the US president says.

Russia World Cup: Pussy Riot protesters detained on leaving jail

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 2:12pm
The activists served 15 days for storming on to the pitch during the World Cup final in Russia.

US airport security's 'Quiet Skies' programme tracks passengers

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 1:43pm
The programme secretly targets people who exhibit odd behaviour such as excessive sweating.

Italy earthquake 'hero dog' found dead

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 1:42pm
The owner of Kaos, which rescued people in 2016, says the animal was poisoned.

Schumacher's son wins first F3 race

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 11:54am
Michael Schumacher's son, Mick, wins his first Formula 3 race at the same circuit his father enjoyed his maiden F1 win.

Taliban sources confirm Qatar meeting with senior US diplomat

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 11:17am
US officials have not denied the meeting, which a Taliban official said was "very important".

Russian ministry spokeswoman turns songwriter

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:47am
Foreign Ministry's Maria Zakharova pens lyrics for popular Russian singer.

Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns after sex abuse cover-up

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:27am
Australian Philip Wilson was convicted in May of concealing sexual abuse by a priest in the 1970s.

Grace Mugabe's immunity annulled by South African court

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:25am
Zimbabwe's ex-first lady was accused of assaulting a model in South Africa in 2017.

Spanish taxis block roads in 'anti-Uber' protest

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:03am
The drivers say ride-hailing apps like Uber are threatening their livelihood.

Kenya race row retailer Chandarana Foodplus defies governor

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 9:03am
Nairobi's governor revoked Chandarana Foodplus' licence over its campaign to target white people.

Germany gripped by #MeTwo racism debate

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 8:31am
Thousands of tweets document racism in German schools, housing and jobs.

WWE: Wrestling world mourns death of three stars

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 8:27am
Brian Lawler, Nikolai Volkoff and Brickhouse Brown all passed away on Sunday aged 46, 70 and 57 respectively.

Why Jeremy Hunt's 'Japanese' wife gaffe is a bad mistake

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 8:13am
The UK's foreign secretary called his Chinese wife "Japanese". Here's why it was such a bad mistake.


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