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Virginia judge decided that Joe Hadeed had produced enough evidence that negative reviews of his carpet cleaning business could be fake
John Button was often in attendance to watch his son race
The Elysée Palace said that Ms Trierweiler suffered a 'severe case of the blues' after news broke of Hollande's alleged affair with actress Julie Gayet
Concerns over internet surveillance in 2013 led to a bumper year for the search engine that does not track its users
Sabine Kehm has revealed that a reporter tried to gain access to the room where Schumacher is fighting for his life after skiing accident
In fairness to Snowden, the Queen has been giving Christmas messages for a long time
The NSA whistleblower, who revealed mass surveillance programmes organised by the US and other governments, broadcast his message on Christmas Day
Google’s proposals to counter European concerns about its dominant position in the search business do not go far enough, the Continent’s top anti-trust official has warned, putting pressure on the Californian tech giant as the European Commission’s investigation into the matter nears its conclusion.
'Staggering' revelations show a database of 'hundreds of millions of devices' worldwide although only 'a tiny fraction of 1 per cent' of data is used
Perhaps we saw a hint of manipulation too in this piece to camera
Tinie Tempah was one of the celebrity names at Newbury yesterday, jockeys' temper one of the talking points. An incident in which Timmy Murphy was injured after coming to blows with fellow-rider Dominic Elsworth on Friday is to be investigated by the British Horseracing Horseracing Authority, with a hearing scheduled for Thursday. The men could face charges of bringing the sport into disrepute.
The actor died surrounded by his family at home in Los Angeles
Australia's Jason Day will compete in this week's World Cup in Melbourne despite learning that eight relatives, including his grandmother, have died in Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Ephemeral media removes the burden of a lasting digital archive (without ads) - which could potentially conflict with Facebook's format
Hidden cameras and “mystery shoppers” could be used to keep tabs on care homes under proposals being considered by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Changes to the company's terms and services opens the possibility of 'social' advertising