Canada shooting: soldier killed in 'ongoing' incident

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 20:26

Police kill one gunman after soldier shot dead outside Canadian parliament building in Ottawa

Audi RS7

Audi breaks self-driving speed record

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 14:11

The driverless Audi RS7 hit speeds of 149mph as it completed a lap of the Hockenheim racing track

Oil field

Oil price falls raise concerns about fracking costs

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 13:52

Cuts in shale oil and gas production may become necessary if oil prices stay below $80 per barrel

Back to the Future hoverboard finally on sale – video

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 12:53

Hendo prototype can hover above ground but it is not ready for the moves of Marty McFly just yet

A newspaper board outside a Rochdale shop

Rochdale taxi firm offers white drivers on request

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 10:56

Requests for 'local' drivers after two Asian cabbies were convicted of trafficking young white girls

US 'drops weapons into hands of Islamic State'

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 10:08

Pentagon investigating whether weapons intended for Kurds accidentally ended up with Islamic State

Wind Farm

Wind outstrips nuclear power thanks to Hurricane Gonzalo

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 09:24

High winds and faulty power plants lift wind power above nuclear for the first time in the UK

Miley Cyrus

Google pledges to fight music piracy – for a price

One-Minute Read Tue 21 Oct, AT 15:07

Links to pirated tracks to be replaced with paid ads for legal music services such as Spotify or iTunes

Cannabis: heavy teenage use 'impairs intelligence'

One-Minute Read Tue 21 Oct, AT 13:49

Scientists found a link between regular cannabis use and reduced academic performance

Australia former PM Gough Whitlam

Australia mourns former PM Gough Whitlam

One-Minute Read Tue 21 Oct, AT 12:43

With a raft of radical social reforms, Gough Whitlam ushered in an era of sweeping change

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