Thierry Henry shows social media red card until racist abuse tackled

Thierry Henry will disable his social media accounts and says he will not return until those in charge treat racist abuse with the same seriousness as they approach copyright infringement.

Posted 2021/03/26 14:16:00

The Last of Us Part II wins Game of the Year at Baftas while Hades takes five gongs

The Last of Us Part II and Hades were the big winners at Thursday night's Bafta Game Awards.

Posted 2021/03/26 09:46:00

Banks and insurers to face toughest cyber stress tests to date

Britain's biggest banks and insurance companies are to face the toughest test to date of their resilience to a major cyberattack under plans being assembled by the Bank of England.

Posted 2021/03/25 14:37:00

Miscarriage linked to higher risk of early death, study suggests

Miscarriage could be linked to early death in women, researchers have said.

Posted 2021/03/24 22:03:00

Experts savour £4,000 bottle of wine that spent a year in space - and reveal what it tastes like

Researchers in Bordeaux are analysing a dozen of bottles of French wine and snippets of grapevines which have returned to Earth after spending a year at the International Space Station.

Posted 2021/03/24 12:55:00

You can now buy a Tesla with Bitcoin, says Elon Musk

Tesla's chief executive Elon Musk has said that the company will now be directly accepting Bitcoin from consumers wishing to purchase cars.

Posted 2021/03/24 09:59:00

Penises are shrinking because of pollution, warns scientist

Penises are shrinking and genitals becoming malformed because of pollution, an environmental scientist has warned in a new book detailing the challenges facing human reproduction.

Posted 2021/03/24 09:12:00

NASA prepares its Ingenuity helicopter for first flight on Mars

NASA has announced the earliest date it hopes its Ingenuity Mars helicopter will be able to make its first attempt at a controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet.

Posted 2021/03/24 06:40:00

Norton antivirus sued over auto-renewing subscriptions

Antivirus software company Norton is being sued by the UK's competition watchdog for refusing to provide information for an investigation into auto-renewing contracts.

Posted 2021/03/23 11:05:00

Energy companies are not reporting hacks to regulator

A cyber security law introduced three years ago was meant to boost the resilience of the UK's energy sector by obliging gas and electricity firms to report when they were hacked.

Posted 2021/03/23 10:22:00

Army to shrink to its smallest size since the 1700s under sweeping defence plans

The size of the British army will be reduced to 72,500 personnel, and the RAF will have its air cargo and personnel carriers drastically cut as part of the biggest overhaul of the armed forces in decades.

Posted 2021/03/22 14:28:00

Biden picks space shuttle specialist to head NASA

President Joe Biden has picked former space shuttle payload specialist Bill Nelson to lead NASA over the course of his administration.

Posted 2021/03/22 10:45:00

Trump plans social media comeback - with his own platform, ex-adviser claims

Donald Trump plans to launch his own social media platform in two-three months' time, it is claimed.

Posted 2021/03/21 23:46:00

Dominic Cummings and the £400m public bailout to rescue imperilled satellite internet firm

This Thursday, three dozen satellites will be fired into space from a launch station in a desolate corner of eastern Russia, less than a hundred miles from the northern Chinese border.

Posted 2021/03/21 15:18:00

NASA completes major test on a rocket that could take humans back to the moon

NASA has completed a major test on a rocket that could take humans back to the moon.

Posted 2021/03/19 02:57:00

Whales are under significant threat from ship strikes. Could new technology save them?

Marine researchers have launched new acoustic equipment off the south coast of Ireland in a bid to prevent whales being struck by large vessels.

Posted 2021/03/19 02:02:00

Three entirely new lifeforms discovered on space station

Three new lifeforms have been discovered in different locations on the International Space Station (ISS), potentially offering researchers a new way to grow food in space.

Posted 2021/03/18 09:51:00

Facebook to label all posts about vaccines with WHO information

Facebook will add labels to all posts about COVID-19 vaccines to show additional information from the World Health Organisation.

Posted 2021/03/15 09:20:00

GCHQ issues urgent warning to businesses after suspected China hack of Microsoft

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre, a part of GCHQ, is warning businesses to urgently update their Microsoft email servers following a state-sponsored espionage campaign.

Posted 2021/03/12 15:13:00

5G spectrum goes up for auction as rollout continues

An auction for portions of the 5G spectrum is beginning today with EE, Vodafone, Three and O2 the mobile networks competing to win exclusive use of slices of the airwaves for their customers.

Posted 2021/03/12 10:15:00