drugs
BBC Reporter Accidentally Huffs Burning Heroin

The BBC's Middle East correspondent Quentin Sommerville managed to, ahem, accidentally get himself high while filming a serious report about the drug trade, thanks to standing a bit too near a fire burning seized narcotics. Read More >>

booze
Police Force Introduces Text-to-Grass Drink Driving Report Line

Police in Lincolnshire have launched a text-based reporting system, designed to let vigilant members of the public send in the details of people they suspect may be likely to get in their cars after more than the legal number of drinks. Read More >>

rumours
Report: Microsoft Making Windows Phone OS Free for Some Manufacturers

Desperate times, desperate measures: the Times of India is reporting that Microsoft is starting to give its Windows Phone OS away to phone manufacturers for free. Read More >>

privacy
Report: NSA Put Spyware on Over 50,000 Networks Worldwide

Netherlands newspaper NRC Handelsblad reports today that newly-reviewed documents indicate the NSA has covertly installed spying malware on over 50,000 computer networks worldwide. The documents, leaked by Edward Snowden, include a map of areas where the malware is installed. Read More >>