The Week's top tech stories

A need-to-know round-up of the essential tech stories that broke this week

Segways

Norwegian police nab drunken Segway driver outside Oslo bar

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 14:23

After the first arrest of its kind, police warn the public does not 'appreciate the danger' of the vehicles

Liverpool transfer target Mario Balotelli

Balotelli to Fowler: Liverpool's history of controversial strikers

Briefing Fri 22 Aug, AT 14:13

'Bonkers' Mario Balotelli will not be the first bad boy to play up front at Anfield

Jack Wilshere and Leighton Baines go shoulder-to-shoulder at the Emirates

Arsenal and Everton trade early blows in race for top four

Preview Fri 22 Aug, AT 13:01

Premier League preview: plenty to enjoy ahead of Man City v Liverpool on Monday

Robert Fox

Defeating IS: why Cameron needs to get back to work

Fri 22 Aug, AT 12:21 Robert Fox

And why the PM must accept that destroying the Sunni fanatics will necessitate 'boots on the ground'

James Dyson's hoover

EU hoover ban: powerful vacuums to be outlawed

Briefing Fri 22 Aug, AT 11:59

EU ban on high-power vacuum cleaners hits five of the seven best-rated products

NHS physician

Are Jeremy Hunt's new medics just 'doctors on the cheap'?

Briefing Fri 22 Aug, AT 11:23

Government to increase the number of physician Associates, who only need two years of training

The flag of IS flutters on the 'dome' of a Syrian Christian Church

What is it like to live under Islamic State rule?

Summary Fri 22 Aug, AT 10:38

Militants behead and rape victims, yet stage 'fun days' for residents of their self-declared caliphate

Paul Gascoigne

'Drunk' Paul Gascoigne taken to hospital after flat 'eviction'

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 10:59

Former England star found slumped outside his apartment with a bottle of vodka

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