Little girls drop F-Bomb in fight against sexism

They look like butter wouldn't melt but these girls are using swear words to promote gender equality.


Self-driving Audi reaches 200km/h on Hockenheimring race track

Calculators can do maths faster than you, machines can manufacture faster than you, and now a car has driven itself faster, and better, than you.

A self-driving Audi RS7 has done laps of the Hockenheimring in Germany, hitting top speeds of more than 200km/h.

Audi has long been at the forefront of driverless technology, becoming the first car maker to receive an autonomous driving permit from the state of California.

The latest piloted driving model uses special GPS technology to orient itself on the track, and Audi claim it can correct itself by the centimetre.

Audi says it hopes to have the technology in production cars by the end of the decade.

A new model of driverless car speeds around a course in Germany.



As it happened: Canadian parliament shooting terror

8.40am The Sergeant-at-Arms of Canada's parliament, Kevin Vickers, is being labelled a hero for allegedly shooting dead the gunman.

Sgt at Arms Kevin Vickers. The man who shot the attacker. #OttawaShooting

— ANTONY ROBART (@AntonyRobart) October 22, 2014

8.25am A witness has told AP that he saw the gunman raise "his arms in triumph" after shooting the soldier.

8am It's being reported two men were seen climbing out of this car with a rifle, shot the soldier in the abdomen and then run towards Parliament

Witness says this is the suspect's car. He says two men climbed out. No licence plates on it.

— John Ivison (@IvisonJ) October 22, 2014

7.55am British PM has tweeted his reaction to the shooting in Canada.

I'm appalled by today's attack in Ottawa. I offer my full support to @pmharper and the Canadian people as they deal with this incident.

— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) October 22, 2014

7.35am "If we knew that this was coming we would have disrupted it," say police.

Canadian police say #OttawaShooting "caught us by surprise" @ABC7NY

— Sade Baderinwa (@SadeABC) October 22, 2014

Police say the received multiple emergency calls at 9.52 when the incident occurred.

A blockade has been put in place for Parliament Hill and downtown Ottawa.

7.30am Asked if there was more than one gunman, police said it was too early to determine and an investigation is underway.

7.27am Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says today is a "sad and tragic day for our city and country".

He says everyone wants answers now but they will come in time. He says Ottawa have "lived through tragedy in the past".

7.25am Major general Christopher Coates says as a precautionary measure, until such time as the situation is under control, all military personnel have been told to remain in buildings.

7.20am Police say they were notified about the incident at 9.52am local time. They have asked the public to notify police if they notice any suspicious behaviour.

RCMP assistant commissioner Gilles Michaud says all necessary and available resources have been deployed.

7.15am Police confirm soldier has died but won't name him till family has been notified. They have also confirmed that the shooter has died.

People have been told to stay away from the Downtown area of Ottawa.

7.08am There are reports several people may have been involved in the shooting.

New York Times has released a map of the locations of the shootings in Ottawa.

Map of the locations of shootings in Ottawa, at War Memorial, House of Commons and nearby mall

— New York Times World (@nytimesworld) October 22, 2014

7am Three people are currently in hospital after a gunman went on a shooting rampage inside Canadian parliament.

One soldier is reportedly dead alongside a man who is believed to have been involved in the shooting.

This is #MyCanada .. Passing woman valiantly tries to save #Hamilton Reservist shot in #Ottawa .. #OttawaShooting

— dexterdyne (@dexterdyne) October 22, 2014