Scientists investigate how Arctic plant was brought back to life after 32,000 years

Scientists are investigating how an Arctic plant was brought back to life after 32,000 years.

Posted 2020/06/30 21:55:00

Tenth-brightest star dims ahead of potentially imminent supernova

Betelgeuse, normally one of the brightest stars in the night sky, has dimmed 60% ahead of what some astronomers think is a potentially imminent supernova.

Posted 2020/06/30 08:00:00

India bans 59 mostly Chinese apps following border clash

India has banned 59, mostly Chinese, apps including TikTok, WeChat and Weibo, its government says. 

Posted 2020/06/29 16:26:00

Test and trace failing to reach 30% who have COVID-19

The NHS test and trace service is still failing to reach 30% of people who test positive for COVID-19, with key measures falling from last week, new government figures show.

Posted 2020/06/25 11:53:00

Wirecard files for insolvency a week after €1.9bn went missing

Payments firm Wirecard has filed for insolvency proceedings - a week after disclosing that €1.9bn (£1.7bn) had gone missing.

Posted 2020/06/25 11:53:00

Virgin Media broadband recovers after failure in London

Virgin Media services have been restored in London after users reported being left without internet access.

Posted 2020/06/25 09:36:00

Huawei named on Pentagon list of firms backed by Chinese military

Telecoms firm Huawei has been named on a list of companies that the Trump administration says are owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

Posted 2020/06/25 09:26:00

NHS hospitals turn to algorithms to help clear post-COVID backlog

NHS hospitals are using algorithms to sort patients waiting in the vast backlog of appointments caused by coronavirus, Sky News has learned.

Posted 2020/06/24 22:56:00

Detailed plans of a British military base were left online for years

A detailed map of a British military base and installation has been publicly available on a contractor's website for at least two years.

Posted 2020/06/24 11:38:00

Twitter bans account which leaked FBI and police documents

Twitter has permanently suspended an account which leaked 269 GB of FBI and police documents, covering more than 20 years' worth of potentially sensitive law enforcement information.

Posted 2020/06/24 10:46:00

Scientists prove aliens could use black holes for energy

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have proven a 50-year-old theory proposing how an alien civilisation could use a black hole to generate energy.

Posted 2020/06/24 08:33:00

Gut conditions double risk of dementia, scientists find

Adults with a gut condition are twice as likely to suffer dementia, a new study has found.

Posted 2020/06/24 06:52:00

Coronavirus lockdown drives record internet use

Internet users in the UK are spending a record-breaking amount of time online during the lockdown, according to a new Ofcom report.

Posted 2020/06/23 15:23:00

Scientists grow mini organs to see how coronavirus ravages the body

Scientists are growing miniature organs to see how the coronavirus attacks the body.

Posted 2020/06/23 08:09:00

Apple chases Android features with new iOS updates

Apple came out chasing Google in an event on Monday which announced dozens of new features for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac lines.

Posted 2020/06/22 18:49:00

Hackers leak thousands of secret FBI and police documents

Hackers have leaked almost 270 GB of FBI and police documents online, covering more than 20 years' worth of potentially sensitive law enforcement information and intelligence.

Posted 2020/06/22 10:00:00

TikTok teens and K-pop fans claim responsibility for half empty Trump rally

Teenagers on TikTok and K-pop fans have claimed responsibility for the lack of supporters at Donald Trump's campaign rally.

Posted 2020/06/21 10:28:00

Apple closing 11 US stores after rise in coronavirus cases

Apple is closing 11 stores in four US states due to a rise in coronavirus cases, just weeks after reopening them.

Posted 2020/06/19 19:03:00

Farmers call for green trade policy to help tackle climate change

The government should be pursuing a green trade policy in the wake of COVID-19 and Brexit, if it is serious about tackling climate change, according to the National Farmers' Union.

Posted 2020/06/19 17:24:00

UK ditches contact tracing app to move to Google-Apple model

The UK is abandoning its existing contact-tracing app and switching to the technology provided by Google and Apple.

Posted 2020/06/18 12:46:00