BREAKING NEWS: Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius arrested after 'he accidentally shot dead his girlfriend at his South Africa home after mistaking her for a burglar'Incident happened on his Pretoria farm, north-east of Johannesburg at 4am Dead woman believed to be former FHM model Reeva Steenkamp She was shot several times in the head, chest and the armPistorius believed to have told police he thought she was an intruderMedia reporting it could have been a Valentine's Day surprise gone wrong . The body of the woman has been removed from his house and the athlete is being questioned
'It was such a dizzy, stupid thing to do': Girl who posted naked picture on eBay tells of her embarrassment after image goes viralAimi Jones posted pic of yellow dress on eBay, without noticing reflectionEye-catching dress fails to draw attention from her naked bottom halfShe re-posted the item, which attracted a bid of more than 153,000 By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 19:38 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:40 GMT, 16 January 2013 An eBay seller last night revealed her horror at accidentally including a naked view of herself when she posted a picture of a dress for sale on the website.
Prayers before dawn on Radio 2: Backlash as broadcaster moves hymns show to a 6am slotSunday Half Hour moves from 8:30pm to earlier hour-long slotTwitter users branded the new time 'ridiculous' Presenter Diane Louise Jordan told regular listeners that they can catch up on iPlayer By Paul Revoir PUBLISHED: 01:06 GMT, 9 January 2013 | UPDATED: 04:05 GMT, 9 January 2013 Listeners have reacted with anger after Radio 2 moved church hymns show Sunday Half Hour from 8.30pm to a 6am slot. Presenter Diane Louise Jordan announced the new time at the weekend.
Kirstie Allsopp's Twitter attack on childbirth charity: Presenter dismisses its advice and calls it a 'scary organisation' By Simon Cable and Paul Revoir PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:51 GMT, 4 January 2013 Kirstie Allsopp has become embroiled in a Twitter row with the UK’s biggest parenting charity. The TV presenter attacked the National Childbirth Trust over its pro-natural birth stance, dismissing its advice as ‘b*******’ and calling it ‘a politicised, dogmatic and scary organisation’. The controversial tweets to her 272,000 followers prompted one NCT teacher to threaten her with legal action.
Succour for the vain and vacuous: why I loathe Twitter | UPDATED: 09:47 GMT, 1 January 2013 Tweet me: Mr Cameron himself has given in to the 'social' media tsunami and signed up to Twitter The clue, perhaps, is in the name. Write a blog and you’re a blogger.
Using Twitter hurts athletes' performance, says Lord Coe as he attacks Olympic failuresLord Coe said he found a 'high correlation' between tweeting and underperformanceThinly veiled attack against Olympic diver and keen tweeter Tom Daley By Hannah Roberts PUBLISHED: 01:23 GMT, 31 December 2012 | UPDATED: 01:52 GMT, 31 December 2012 Lord Coe has attacked sports stars who use Twitter too much, saying it is linked to ‘underperformance’. The Olympics organiser, who has been made a Companion of Honour in the New Year honours list, said he found it ‘bizarre’ that athletes spent their time writing banal comments online during competitions instead of concentrating on winning medals.
Hate preacher Abu Qatada may be re-homed AGAIN at taxpayers' expense after details of his latest address are leaked on internet | UPDATED: 12:13 GMT, 29 December 2012 Hate preacher Abu Qatada could be rehomed at the expense of tax-payers after details of his latest address was leaked online. The 52-year-old's current 450,000 home in North London was publicised on a Facebook page and discussed on Twitter
5,000 people investigated by police for something they said on Facebook or Twitter as 'social network crime' soars 800% Crimes include posting menacing messages, and sexual offences such as grooming In 2008 there were just 556 reports of crimes; last year there were 4,908In 2011, 653 people were charged for crimes involving Facebook and Twitter Police: 'Officers should only respond to complaints that cause genuine harm' | UPDATED: 22:26 GMT, 27 December 2012 Reports of crimes involving Facebook and Twitter – such as posting abusive messages, grooming and complaints of stalking – have increased eight-fold in four years.
Generation of parents receive 'hand-me-ups' for Christmas: Children pass on outdated gadgets such as smartphones and Kindles Survey of 2,000 finds quarter of people gave old technology to parentsNearly half of people between 18-24 passed on 'hand-me-up' for ChristmasMain reason is that people don't want to own 'outdated' technology | UPDATED: 22:01 GMT, 26 December 2012 It's a festive phenomenon that saves youngsters money and keeps Mum and Dad in the technological loop. This Christmas saw the rise of the ‘hand-me-up’ gift – when children pass on the still-desirable, hi-tech gadgets they don’t want any more to their parents. A survey found over a quarter of us gave second-hand technology to our mothers and fathers
Twitter shuts down string of accounts containing child abuse images after hackers expose indecent contentNSPCC says hacking groups exposed the files last nightThe charity says it has received a 'flurry' of reportsUnclear whether images came from British users or those abroad Cases will now be investigated in the US where the site is basedAnother child protection group received 30 reports of such images | UPDATED: 20:01 GMT, 24 December 2012 A string of Twitter accounts have been closed after they were revealed to contain disturbing images of child abuse. The graphic pictures were apparently made public late last night after hacking groups claimed to have broken into the private accounts to expose their indecent content, the NSPCC said