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Could solar flares knock out power grid?

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 19:39
Newsnight's Science editor Susan Watts considers how much we really need to worry about Nasa's solar flare warning and the possibility of life without electricity.

Allardyce explains top jobs claim

BBC Football - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 19:16
Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce insists comments he made about being more suited to managing clubs like Real Madrid were "tongue-in-cheek".

UK iPhones sold abroad for profit

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 19:11
There are claims iPhone 4s are being bought in the UK and sold on for profit in places like India where it's not on sale.

Intel unveils PC upgrade scheme

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 17:06
Intel is to offer customers the chance to purchase an "upgrade card" to unlock more processor power from their chips, in a move derided by critics.

Dundee's video games hub

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 16:41
Dundee remains a major centre for the video games industry despite the collapse of its biggest firm, Realtime Worlds.

Blu-ray crack

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 16:33
Why tech cannot protect content for the entertainment industry

Football Manager game gets kick-off date

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 15:09
The latest football manager game from veteran game designers the Collyer brothers will hit the shops on 5 November 2010.

Smart vision

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 14:26
Mobile phones aim to replace medical gadgets

Eye check-up with a phone lens

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 14:10
Scientists at Boston's MIT have developed a snap-on lens to give an eye test with a smartphone.

Can video games generate jobs?

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 12:30
As the UK prepares for big cuts in the public sector, it is hoped that new industries such as video games design, will flourish and fill the gap.

HP settles Oracle claim over Hurd

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 04:47
Computer maker Hewlett Packard (HP) settles a lawsuit it brought against former boss Mark Hurd to try to stop him joining Oracle.

English women eye Euro glory

BBC Football - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 03:10
Arsenal fly to Serbia while Everton head to Hungary for the first legs of their round of 32 Champions League ties.

Dundee hope Melville will remain

BBC Football - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 02:52
Dundee remain hopeful that major investor Calum Melville will remain at the First Division club - despite tendering his resignation.

Street View prompts privacy code

BBC Technology - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 00:34
German ministers propose a data protection code following meetings with firms such as Google and Apple to discuss privacy concerns.

Coach suspended over fake match

BBC Football - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 00:14
A former coach of the Togolese football team is suspended for three years after hosting a fake match against Bahrain earlier this month.

Wenger to face misconduct charge

BBC Football - Tue, 09/21/2010 - 00:14
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is charged by the FA with improper conduct during his side's 1-1 draw at Sunderland on Saturday.

Quartet return to Republic squad

BBC Football - Mon, 09/20/2010 - 23:44
Damien Duff, Keith Andrews, Keith Treacy and Darren O'Dea are back in the Republic of Ireland squad for the Euro 2012 qualifiers against Russia and Slovakia.

Pressley calls for league change

BBC Football - Mon, 09/20/2010 - 23:16
Falkirk manager Steven Pressley thinks reconstruction is required as the Old Firm stretch clear in the Scottish Premier League.

Given will not return - Hughton

BBC Football - Mon, 09/20/2010 - 23:10
Newcastle manager Chris Hughton insists Man City's Shay Given will not return to the club following an injury to first-choice goalkeeper Steve Harper.

Striker King signs Coventry deal

BBC Football - Mon, 09/20/2010 - 22:49
Coventry City sign striker Marlon King on a one-year contract three months after his release from prison for sexual assault.