Google quizzed over deleted links

Watchdogs are told that Google has complied with more than 45,000 requests for links to be erased from its European search results.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 1:56 pm

The perils of sexy Facebook pictures

Study shows social media photos can have negative consequences, Indonesia's presidential election about more than Islam, and the end of Australia's carbon tax.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 11:13 am

Plagiarism charge rocks US Senate race

US senator says PTSD from Iraq partially to blame

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 10:36 am

Barclays challenges US fraud case

Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 10:35 am

GM profits hit by recall problems

Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 10:33 am

Wine fraudster sentencing delayed

A California wine dealer, who made $20m by selling fake vintage bottles to rich clients, faces years in prison when he is sentenced in New York.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 10:06 am

Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 8:22 am

Qualcomm disputes China phone sales

US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 8:07 am

Poland 'helped in CIA rendition'

Poland violated the human rights convention and helped the CIA's rendition of terror suspects, the European Court of Human Rights finds.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 7:53 am

Inquiry urged into two-hour execution

Lawyers for a double murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona took nearly two hours to kill him have called for an independent review of the execution.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 7:51 am

VIDEO: Teen pilot dies in record attempt

A US teenager and his father who crashed during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks of the journey, a relative has said

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 5:39 am

VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US

Rudy Kurniawan, who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen, will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 8:24 pm

Illegal bottom injections on rise in US

The deadly danger of illegal backstreet buttocks injections

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 6:02 pm

VIDEO: Who was that man on the moon?

Why the US public quickly lost interest in lunar exploration

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 6:01 pm

US 'around the world' flier crashes

A US teenager and his father who crashed their plane during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks, a relative says.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 5:55 pm

Detroit porch shooting trial opens

A Detroit man feared for his life before he shot an unarmed black woman standing on his porch, his lawyer says at the start of his murder trial.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 3:02 pm

Arrests made after eBay Stubhub thefts

Arrests are made in the UK, US, Canada and Spain after a scam involving e-tickets for Elton John concerts and other shows sold via Stubhub.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 2:56 pm

Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in US

Johann Breyer, 89, has died awaiting extradition to Germany amid allegations he committed Nazi war crimes during World War Two.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 1:47 pm

VIDEO: 'Depressed' polar bear not moving

Arturo, the polar bear dubbed 'the world's saddest animal', will be staying at his zoo in Argentina, despite a massive petition calling for him to be moved to a colder climate.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 12:40 pm

VIDEO: Mayfly swarm fools radar

Millions of mayflies took to the air in Wisconsin, tricking radar into thinking it was raining

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 11:08 am

10 theories about the Brooklyn Bridge flags

10 theories behind Brooklyn Bridge white flags

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:33 am

Canadians uncover 'bear highway'

How Grizzly bears navigate Canadian forests

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:49 am

Last victim of US mudslide found

Searchers in the US state of Washington locate what they believe to be the final missing body following a deadly mudslide in March.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:44 am

VIDEO: Heroin antidote offers cities hope

The heroin 'antidote' that can save overdosing addicts' lives

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 6:02 pm

Has the US finally fallen in love with soccer?

Has the US finally fallen in love with the beautiful game?

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 4:12 am