A presentation slide from Hugo Teso's Aircraft Hacking talk at Hack In The Box

Researcher shows how to hack (and crash) a passenger aircraft with an Android phone...

If you're nervous about flying, this won't allay your fears about hopping on a plane, so you might want to look away now. The Hack In The Box security conference taking place in Amsterdam this week has thrown up some interesting talks - but none so concerning as 'Aircraft Hacking: Practical Aero Series' by Hugo Teso.

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The father of an Iraqi teenager claimed today that his son's body showed signs of torture after it was handed back by British troops following a brutal battle.

Playtech's billionaire founder Teddy Sagi poised for a mega payout

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“It is hard to disagree with her [Kirchner]. The islands are Argentinian. But it’s not worth spilling blood over”

Resentful resignation in Buenos Aires: 'It'll be the same as always. The British will stay in the Malvinas, and we will keep protesting'

The buffers in the train station in Buenos Aires tell a story of friendship between nations. “Ransomes & Rapier Ltd. Ipswich 1913 England”, reads a stamp in the blackened iron. The terminus itself was built largely in Liverpool and shipped here for assembly. Just outside, meanwhile, stands the “Tower of the English” in brick and Portland stone.

Prince Alwaleed claims he is worth $30bn

I'm worth more than a measly $20bn, Saudi prince tells Forbes

Alwaleed bin Talal says he is worth at least $30bn

Justin Bieber performs live on stage at 02 Arena on March 4, 2013 in London, England.

Baby, baby, baby ooh: Time for Justin Bieber to grow up?

Some might say Justin Bieber, who was recently photographed wearing two watches, has had too much time on his hands - and last night's delayed performance added to a string of recent controversies that have tarnished his squeaky-clean image.

The venue of the Al-Sweady Inquiry is seen on the first day of the inquiry, in central London on 4 March 2013.

Al-Sweady inquiry: 'signs of torture' found on Iraqi bodies handed to families by British troops

Year-long hearings begin into contested allegations that injured insurgents were taken back to army camp after brutal battle and tortured or killed

Groupon's chief executive, Andrew Mason, and his wife, the musician Jenny Gillespie, on the day of Groupon's Nasdaq listing in New York

Andy Mason, the Groupon boss dubbed 'worst CEO of 2012', leaves company 'to spend time with family. Just kidding, I was fired'

Shares in the company jumped after the once-lauded Andrew Mason, who appeared on the cover of Forbes magazine in 2011, announced his resignation

Not bad for a year's work: Hedge fund top five pocket more than $1bn each

Five of the $2trillion (£1.3trn) hedge fund industry's biggest names each took home more than $1bn last year, according to Forbes magazine's latest Rich List for the industry.

Now you can make sure your book climbs to the top of the bestsellers lists, for a price

Want to top the bestseller list? That’ll be £46,000, please

Want to write the next bestseller, but don’t want to have to actually come up with a book that everyone wants to buy? Then help is at hand.

Richard Branson is latest billionaire to join Bill Gates' $500bn philanthropy club Giving Pledge

Virgin founder publicly commits to give away half of his fortune to philanthropic causes

Sage of Omaha, Warren Buffett, shells out $23bn for Heinz foods

He is taking the baked beans and ketchup giant back into private hands in the food business's biggest buyout

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Solid sales in UK for new BlackBerry Z10 handset

The new BlackBerry Z10 handset which was released in the UK last week is proving popular..

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