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Twitter’s ‘Russia-Iran’ troll tweet trove made public

Image copyright Getty Images/Twitter Image caption The data trove covers 3,800 Russia-linked accounts and 770 Iran-attributed accounts More than 10 million tweets posted by suspected state-backed Russian and Iranian “troll farms” have been shared online by Twitter. It has published more than 360GB of material to aid studies into how …

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Mitsubishi windows shine ‘alarmingly realistic’ fake sunlight

Mitsubishi has developed a new indoor lighting system that mimics blue skies, sunrises and sunsets. The company hopes the system will prove popular in offices and homes that lack natural light. BBC Click’s Dan Simmons finds out more. See more at Click’s website and @BBCClick. Mitsubishi windows shine ‘alarmingly realistic’ …

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Grand Theft Auto ‘cheats’ homes raided

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Grand Theft Auto lets players take on the role of criminals The publisher of video game Grand Theft Auto V has been granted the right to search the homes of five people accused of making cheat software. The court order allowed Rockstar Games and …

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Brexit: UK ‘may consider longer transition period’

Media captionConfused by Brexit jargon? Reality Check unpacks the basics Brexit-backing MPs have reacted angrily to the idea that the UK’s transition out of the EU could be extended for another year, to the end of 2021. No. 10 refused to rule out an extension after a summit of EU …

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Brexit: Row erupts over Commons ‘meaningful vote’

Image copyright Reuters Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has riled some MPs after appearing to suggest Parliament might not get a so-called “meaningful vote” on any deal. Some MPs want the right to amend whatever Theresa May eventually comes back with, but Mr Raab hinted it may only be a “take …

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Baby box safety doubts raised by experts

Image copyright Alamy Baby boxes are being promoted as a safe alternative to standard cots, bassinets and Moses baskets despite a lack of evidence on their safety, experts warn. The cardboard boxes, which come with items like clothes and blankets and can be used as a bed, are offered to …

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Landmines: Will they continue to kill thousands?

Boko Haram militants in Nigeria lay improvised mines that kill scores of children. Across the globe from Cambodia to Afghanistan as many as one hundred and ten million landmines lay primed and ready to kill, long after conflicts have ended. De-mining groups are working hard to clear them, but how …

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