A village in Slovakia has strongly rejected Hosting asylum seekers to ease pressure on overcrowded shelters in neighboring Austria. The plan, approved by the interior ministers of both countries, was put to a local vote.
MarkWhittington writes: Yahoo Travel reported that three women in Chechnya took ISIS for $3,300 before getting caught. They are now under investigation for Internet fraud, which seems to be illegal even when committed against the most fearsome terrorist army in modern times. The scam seems to be a combination of the Nigerian Prince con, in which a mark is fooled into giving the con artist large sums of money and catfishing, in which the mark strikes up an online romance with someone he thinks is an attractive woman (or man depending on the gender and preference of the mark.)
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Steady as she goes for Windows XP, 7 and 8.1, but 8.0 and Vista are just about deadWindows 10 has rocketed to account for 0.375 per cent of the world's PC-driven web traffic, according to ratings firms Netmarketshare and Statcounter.…
French engineers are beginning their analysis of the recovered wing-part from a Boeing 777 aircraft. Investigators are meeting to verify the evidence and develop conclusions in relation to the ongoing search.
Tributes are paid to singer and TV star Cilla Black, who died aged 72, as a post-mortem examination is due to take place later.
Chinese lions, oranges and drummers help BBC Newsday presenters Rico Hizon and Sharanjit Leyl, celebrate the opening of the BBC's new studio in Singapore.
"Docker is very portable—if you can run it on Linux, you can run it on Docker—and it doesn't care if you're running it on a local data center, a private cloud, or on Amazon. With containers, we don't need to do something complicated like run a VM inside another VM. Docker gives us a lightweight way to let people use the environment that's already set up."
Nigeria's army says it has rescued 178 people, more than 100 of them children, from Boko Haram militants in the north-east of the country.
Jewish extremists are suspected to be behind the Nablus arson attack. Extremists are also among those seeking to build more settlements on the West Bank - but not just politically motivated Israelis are moving there.
The arrest of Latin America's top construction industry boss Marcelo Odebrecht is throwing Brazil's political scene into disarray, says Daniel Gallas.
Cilla Black's face dominates front pages as the papers reflect on her place in the nation's hearts, following her death aged 72, although stories about the Calais crisis muscle their way in.
AmiMoJo writes: A proposal (PDF), submitted by a Google engineer to the Unicode Consortium asks that food allergies get their own emojis and be added to the standard. The proposal suggests the addition of peanuts, soybeans, buckwheat, sesame seeds, kiwi fruit, celery, lupin beans, mustard, tree nuts, eggs, milk products and gluten. According to TNW: "This proposal will take a little longer to become reality — it’s still in very early stages and needs to be reviewed by the Unicode Consortium before it can move forward, but it’ll be a great way for those with allergies to quickly express them."
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A computer-based brain training game could improve the daily lives of people with schizophrenia, say University of Cambridge researchers.
A new study says reading for pleasure can help people relate to each other and increase their empathy.
The robot that asks people not to say 'illegal immigrant'
The crisis may have passed but high debt burdens and low growth mean eurozone economies are in far from rude health, says Andrew Walker.
Atari's founder on treating business like a game
Bank lending to businesses is expected to rise this year for the first time since 2008, according to the EY Item Club.
What was the best travel photograph of the year?
How a group of grannies funded their first trip to the sea