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Coventry to host Olympics matches

BBC Football - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 17:37
Coventry City's Ricoh Arena has been chosen as one of the football venues for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Facebook clickjack prank spreads

BBC Technology - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 17:13
Hundreds of thousands of Facebook users have been caught out by a mischievous attack, says security experts.

Apple defends iPhone factory

BBC Technology - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 16:41
Steve Jobs defends conditions at an electronics manufacturer producing Apple products, following a spate of suicides.

Dynamo power to recharge handsets

BBC Technology - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 16:14
Finnish phone giant Nokia introduces a dynamo-powered charger aimed at mobile phone owners in the developing world.

Flying high

BBC Technology - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 16:02
Can kites meet the world's energy needs?

England team land in South Africa

BBC Football - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 14:36
England's World Cup squad arrive in South Africa, buoyed by the news of manager Fabio Capello's new contract.

Hurt Locker makers to sue pirates

BBC Technology - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 10:46
The producers of The Hurt Locker appoint a legal firm to send letters to 5,000 people suspected of illegally sharing the film.

Huge order for Iridium spacecraft

BBC Technology - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 06:40
The mobile satellite services provider Iridium orders 81 spacecraft to upgrade its global network in a $2.9bn project.

'The name's Dubya' - George W Bush joins Facebook

BBC Technology - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 04:33
Former US President George W Bush attracts thousands of friends during his first day on the social networking website Facebook.

Red Knights' Man Utd bid shelved

BBC Football - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 02:15
The Red Knights group of wealthy supporters mulling a takeover of Manchester United shelves plans to make a bid for the club.

Brazil win thrills fans in Harare

BBC Football - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 01:25
Brazil beat Zimbabwe 3-0 in Harare on Wednesday in front of thousands of fans witnessing the first visit of a non-African international team since 1980.

Capello commits future to England

BBC Football - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 00:12
England coach Fabio Capello signs an amended contract committing him to the job until after Euro 2012.

Strachan hits back at Aussie boss

BBC Football - Thu, 06/03/2010 - 00:10
Middlesbrough manager Gordon Strachan is angered by comments from Australia coach Pim Verbeek about Rhys Williams.

Tech Brief

BBC Technology - Wed, 06/02/2010 - 22:50
Wii in your trainers and a pole in your smart skirt

Tech Brief

BBC Technology - Wed, 06/02/2010 - 22:50
Nigerian scammers scammed, and a lego brick printer

Johnson upbeat over England

BBC Football - Wed, 06/02/2010 - 22:46
Manchester City's Adam Johnson says he has been told he has an international future despite failing to make England's final squad for the World Cup.

Scam targets polar numbers

BBC Technology - Wed, 06/02/2010 - 22:43
Hi-tech thieves booby-trap a mobile game so that it dials telephone numbers for the Antarctic to wring cash out of victims.

Computing power

BBC Technology - Wed, 06/02/2010 - 22:36
The world's fastest supercomputers in graphics


BBC Technology - Wed, 06/02/2010 - 21:56
Skype on the move: Do mobile calls finally add up?

FA fines Martinez over ref rant

BBC Football - Wed, 06/02/2010 - 21:30
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez is fined £2,250 for comments made to the media following a 3-0 defeat by Manchester City in March.