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The UK Council for Child Internet Safety will draw up a list of approved sites offering advice about topics such as sex and drugs

First Wi-Fi Tube stations announced

The first London Underground stations linked to WiFi were announced today, with millions of Tube travellers able to get online in the coming weeks.

Sit back, sup up and start surfing in a Heineken Hub

For the first time ever, enjoy exclusive daily online i content and WIN gadgets and more with your favourite pint, courtesy of the Heineken Hub

Matthew Bell: The Emperor's New Clothes (13/05/12)

Ever since 'Friends', coffee shops have ruled the high street. Our writer debunks the myth that they are still cool

The $1bn city where human beings are not welcome

A scientific ghost town in New Mexico's oil and gas country will hum with the latest next-generation technology – but no people.

One of Number Thirty Eight's stylish bedrooms

B&B and beyond: Number Thirty Eight, Clifton, Bristol

A Georgian house perched on top of one of Bristol's highest hills has been given a new lease of life, says Christopher Wakling

WiFi at Tube stations for Olympics

Tube passengers will have access to free WiFi during the Olympic Games. Platforms at 80 stations will have wireless coverage after Transport for London appointed Virgin Media to provide the service.

Laird offloading an antennas arm

The fast-changing world of smartphones has prompted technology company Laird to sell part of its traditional mobile handset antennas business for £20m.

Hotels from hell: Basil Fawlty cut corners, but small acts of kindness will help encourage guests to return

Mark Jones: Treat guests badly and they won't come back

The view from here

Sony's Vita console sales hit 1.2 million

Sony's latest handheld games console, the PlayStation Vita, has sold 1.2 million units worldwide.

How do I: Protect my phone from wi-fi fraud?

Smartphone owners who use wi-fi on the go are increasingly vulnerable to fraudsters.

Jill McDonald: Supersizing McDonald's - Britain's big cheese

The UK McBoss of the fast-food chain, tells James Thompson her recipe for success during a recession

Next gets boost from surging online sales

Lord Wolfson, the chief executive of Next, hailed the growing popularity of wi-fi at home for driving another sharp jump in its online sales, which helped the fashion retailer post third-quarter results ahead of expectations.

Bed down on the bus to Scotland

Britain's first budget sleeper coach service was launched yesterday, with London to Scotland fares starting at just £1.

The hi-tech road: The latest breed of affordable family cars is fitted with top-notch technology

Wi-fi enabled. Touch-screen packed. Fitted with space-age sound systems...

Business Diary: Sleeping with the senior managers

Here's another example of market research that there was really no need to commission given the predictability of the results.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee