US Senate blocks surveillance billThe US Senate blocks a bill that would have ended bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency.
California farmers agree water dealCalifornia regulators accept an offer from farmers to reduce water usage by 25% in an effort to avoid deeper cuts in the state's battle with drought.
DC mansion murder suspect arrestedDaron Dylon Wint, who had previously worked for the victims' family business, was captured late Thursday in Washington DC.
Stage set for biggest-ever EurovisionSweden, Russia and Italy are among the favourites to win the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Vienna later.
Grange Hill's Benny Green found deadTerry Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children's TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.
The Big Weekend lands in Norwich!Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Muse and Rudimental head to East Anglia for Radio 1's Big Weekend.
Google patents 'creepy' cuddly toysA patent reveals that Google has looked into making internet-connected toys that would link up to its servers to control smart devices in the home.
UK sells off unused net addressesThe UK government has started selling off big chunks of internet addresses that it no longer uses.
Starbucks gift card hack was 'fraud'A hacker reporting a security hole in Starbucks' website criticises the company's handling of the matter.
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