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Twitter sensation, astronaut Chris Hadfield, tells Fred and Sangeeta about his new book

He became a global star - sharing stunning images of earth - from space. And, today, Chris Hadfield was in the region, launching his new book.

The astronaut took photos from the International Space Station - and put them on Twitter last year.

We caught up with Chris Hadfield and asked him what it was like looking down to Earth from space!

The Christmas present that could cause a tragedy

Radio controlled drones are the ultimate boy's toy and, despite costing anything from hundreds to thousands of pounds, shops are reporting huge sales this Christmas.

But a new report shows how disaster was narrowly avoided earlier this year when a drone flew within 20 feet of a passenger plane landing at Heathrow.

It's prompted fresh warnings of the dangers of using drones. But, as Emma Wilkinson reports many people say they're great fun - when used responsibly.



The computer scammers who want your cash

It seems like an innocent, helpful and convincing telephone call: "There is a problem with your computer but we can fix it for you. Just give us a few details."

For many the alarm bells start ringing immediately. But sadly others - less 'computer savvy' - are taken in by the scam and don't realise it until their bank accounts are being drained.

That's what happened to a woman from Lymington, in Hampshire - the victim of one of a growing number of computer frauds aimed at unsuspecting people. Richard Slee reports.

Man jailed after bombarding woman with abusive texts

Nathan Hageman from Reading sent hundreds of abusive texts Credit: PA

A 33-year-old man is behind bars after subjecting a woman to more than 400 abusive and threatening texts in just two days.

Nathan Hageman, of Ambrook Road, Reading pleaded guilty to the harassment of a woman in her thirties.

He received a four month prison sentence with a requirement to serve at least two months in prison.

The offence took place between 17-18 November, when Hageman harassed his victim with over four hundred abusive and threatening text messages by mobile phone.

Kent man held in international computer hacking raids

Four people have been arrested in the UK as part of an international operation to combat computer hackers.

Another 11 suspects were also arrested in Estonia, France, Romania, Latvia, Italy and Norway in a series of cross-border raids, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said.

The operation targeted suspected users of tools known as Remote Access Trojans (RATs), which allow cyber-criminals to gain control over computers, including being able to turn victims' webcams on and off and access banking or other personal information.

Three men were arrested yesterday in Leeds, aged 33, 30 and 33, while a fourth man was detained in Chatham, in Kent, the NCA said. A search warrant was used on a 19-year-old man, from Liverpool, who was brought in for voluntary questioning.

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