Astronaut Tim Peake has been told his trip of a lifetime to space will be extended by an extra couple of weeks. “Each day spent living in space is a huge privilege and there is much work to do on the Tim
It was video footage that shocked the world when it surfaced this week showing two elderly British tourists and their middle-aged son battered senseless by Thai revellers in the seaside resort of Hua But
Police were last night investigating after a drone crashed into a British Airways jet over Heathrow in what is believed to be the first case of its kind. The pilot of the BA727 flight from Geneva, carrying
Microsoft today announced a new private preview of the Custom Recognition Intelligence Service (CRIS), a highly customizable tool that can give applications Siri-like speech-to-text functionality. Also
Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home. One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality
Changing Planet This winter, the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris will feature one of the largest gatherings of world leaders to ever address global warming. The stage is set all
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has spotted the first roughly Earth-sized world orbiting in the "Goldilocks zone" of another star – offering perhaps the best bet so far for life elsewhere in the
Almost half of UK businesses employ migrant workers, saying there is a lack of local talent and that staff from overseas have a more positive work ethic, according to a report by the British Chambers Commerce.
Trojan is likely state sponsored, has attacked Russian, Saudi internet providers and telecoms since 2008 Security researchers have discovered one of the most advanced pieces of malware ever created — it's
Away from the roaring traffic of Kensington High Street, the heady scent of roses and a billionaire’s collection of Victorian art have filled one of the most startling interiors in London – the flamboyant
A major refit of Leicester Cathedral to host the bones of Richard III has been given the go-ahead. Delayed since September, plans to move the altar, wooden screens and fit new stained glass have now been
He claimed an 'attack of schizophrenia' rendered his signing unintelligible, but his performance translated an underlying truth • Gary Younge: Mandela's legacy must not be laid to rest Our daily lives
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai will not allow any of his ministers to sign a security pact with the United States unless key demands are met, the president’s spokesman said on Wednesday.
USB cable developers have announced that a forthcoming version of the connector's plug is to be reversible. It means users of the Universal Serial Bus cables will no longer have to worry which way round
Autonomous autos are somewhat old hat for commuters in California and Nevada, but Japan's only just seen one hit its public roads. After earning a license plate in September, Nissan's driverless (and Leaf