Judge blames 15-year-old boy"s internet porn obsession for his rape of girl, 14, in a heinous attack

Judge blames 15-year-old boy's internet porn obsession for his rape of girl, 14, in a 'heinous' attack Girl, 14, was bound, gagged and tied to a chair by two teenage attackers Older boy, then 15, had spent days trawling internet porn sitesInterest in sexual matters was 'heightened', said judge 'Terrified' victim stripped and threatened with knife at house in HartlepoolOnly she could know 'full horror' of her ordeal, judge saidVictim left 'emotionally and psychologically damaged' by attack By Eleanor Harding and Daniel Martin PUBLISHED: 14:07 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:53 GMT, 28 February 2013 A distraught father has demanded ministers take action after his teenage daughter was raped by a boy obsessed with hardcore online porn. The schoolgirl, who was 14 at the time, was bound, gagged, beaten up and raped by the 15-year-old as he tried to re-enact sadistic scenes he had viewed on the internet

Now it"s the iWatch! Apple "set to launch tiny computer on wrist which can send texts and access internet"

Now it's the iWatch! Apple 'set to launch tiny computer on wrist which can send texts and access internet'Rumoured Apple watch would have a one-and-a-half inch LED screen'iWatch' to receive emails, texts and Facebook alerts | UPDATED: 21:19 GMT, 30 December 2012 They brought you the iPad, the iPod and the iPhone – to name but a few. Now prepare yourself for Apple's next big thing – the iWatch. According to reports in China, where Apple manufactures most of its products, the latest 'smartwatch' is set to go on sale next summer

Smile ma"am! Queen and Prince Philip are photographed by construction workers as they arrive at King"s Cross for train journey to…

Smile ma'am: Queen and Prince Philip are snapped by construction workers at King's Cross as they set off for Christmas at Sandringham by train Builders snapped away with their camera phones as couple stepped out carQueen boarded train to King's Lynn station in Norfolk for Christmas Then a 30-minute journey took them to private estate SandringhamQueen spotted doing paperwork on the train and opening briefcaseDuke of Edinburgh had a book with him for the trip Queen's message will be shown in 3D and HD for first time this year | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 20 December 2012 The Queen and Prince Philip were greeted by excited workmen today as they arrived at King's Cross station to take a train to Sandringham for their annual Christmas stay. Their well-wishers – a group of construction workers – snapped away with their camera phones as the couple stepped out of their car. In keeping with tradition, the Royal couple then boarded a train to King's Lynn station in Norfolk on a 90-minute journey to the private estate where they will enjoy the festivities surrounded by family.

Children"s reading skills suffer if they have TVs and mobile phones in their bedroom

Children's reading skills suffer if they have TVs in their bedroom and own mobile phoneTwo thirds of 10-year-olds have been given their own TVs and mobilesResearch among 4,000 pupils in England has linked them to markedly lower scores in reading tests | UPDATED: 08:33 GMT, 12 December 2012 Children with TVs in their bedrooms and their own mobile phones suffer significant falls in reading achievement, a major international study showed yesterday. Research among 4,000 pupils in England has linked ownership of TVs, DVD players and phone handsets to markedly lower scores in reading tests. Two thirds of 10-year-olds have been given their own TVs, with similar proportions owning DVD players and mobile phones

Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing calls

Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing callsPhone users registering their numbers to avoid marketing calls have increased with 73 per cent | UPDATED: 20:29 GMT, 29 November 2012 Complaints about unwanted phone calls have rapidly increased over the past year, it emerged today. Grievances regarding silent or abandoned calls have increased by nearly 300 per cent since October last year, regulator Ofcom revealed. Complaints to the Telephone Preference Service – the register of phone users not wanting marketing calls – have increased by around 73 per cent from 4,062 to 7,019

Top marks! Ofsted hails turnaround at school that outlawed mobile phones

Top marks! Ofsted hails turnaround at schools that outlawed mobile phonesPupils are forbidden from making calls, texting or using online messagingStaff at the boys’ school say the difference in behaviour has been ‘dramatic’Chief inspector of schools calls for mobiles to be barred from classrooms | UPDATED: 22:59 GMT, 26 November 2012 A school has been hailed for improving discipline and cracking down on bullying – by banning mobile phones.