Elon Musk declares end to remote working at Tesla
01 Jun 2022 6:24:45
Staff unwilling to abide by new rules can "pretend to work somewhere else", the Tesla boss says.
A brain implant that turns your thoughts into text | Tom Oxley
01 Jun 2022 4:45:47
What if you could control digital devices using just the power of thought? That's the incredible promise behind the Stentrode -- an implantable brain-computer interface that collects and wirelessly transmits information directly from the brain, without the need for open surgery. Neurotech entrepreneur Tom Oxley describes the intricacies of this breakthrough technology, which is currently enrolling participants in human trials, as well as how it could help restore dignity to those with disabilities -- and transform the future of communication.
Cost of Living: SSE Airtricity gas price to rise by 42.7%
01 Jun 2022 3:34:02
The company's new increase in gas prices follows a 33% rise in electricity prices on Wednesday.
Why are flights being cancelled?
01 Jun 2022 3:12:45
There has been significant disruption at UK airports, with flights cancelled and long queues at airports.
Travel disruption continues as 150 flights cancelled
01 Jun 2022 9:52:07
Airlines and operators have "seriously oversold flights", Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says.
Missguided: Sports Direct owner Frasers Group buys fashion retailer after collapse
01 Jun 2022 7:36:02
The fast fashion brand has suffered from supply chain issues, rising freight costs and increased competition.
Sri Lanka urges farmers to plant more rice amid crisis
01 Jun 2022 4:26:54
Inflation, the rate at which prices rise, has reached a new record high of 39.1% in the country.
World's biggest plant discovered off Australian coast
01 Jun 2022 2:57:38
The seagrass is roughly 4,500 years old and three times the size of Manhattan, researchers say.
Universities warn of EU-UK research scheme 'close to precipice'
31 May 2022 3:20:08
Vice-chancellors ask both sides to work together to save the UK's role in a multi-billion-pound scheme.
Sector must improve lorry driver conditions or face tax, MPs say
31 May 2022 3:04:40
The haulage industry should be given two years to make changes or face a new tax, a report says.
'I was a poor kid but it put steely determination in me'
31 May 2022 3:02:52
Timothy Armoo of Fanbytes explains how he, Ambrose Cooke and Mitchell Fasanya built their firm.
Cost of living: Lessons from history about how we spend
31 May 2022 3:02:08
What can a treasure trove in Leeds tell us about why we hoard our money?
Cancelled flights: Travel firms have oversold flights and holidays - Shapps
31 May 2022 1:22:09
The UK's transport secretary demands to meet with airlines and airports to "find out what's gone wrong".
Russian gas firm Gazprom to cut some supply to Shell
31 May 2022 8:07:15
Shell says it will work to keep Europe supplied after Gazprom says it will cut flows to it and Orsted.
French officials told to abandon gaming Anglicisms
31 May 2022 6:55:11
Use “jeu video de competition” instead of "e-sports", language watchdog the Académie Française says.
China commercial hub Shanghai eases lockdown
31 May 2022 6:04:22
China's biggest city, a vital global trade hub, begins to relax crippling Covid restrictions.
Megalodon shark extinction may have been linked to great white competition
31 May 2022 6:01:20
The great white shark could have helped push the megalodon to extinction through a battle for food.
How innovation and technology can fight global hunger | Bernhard Kowatsch
31 May 2022 4:42:08
Social entrepreneur Bernhard Kowatsch shares real-life examples of how a business approach focused on accelerating tech (like a blockchain-supported way to bring food to refugees or a machine that fortifies flour at small mills in Africa) can help make an impact on big, seemingly intractable problems. "Innovation and technology can create so much good in the world, and together we can solve the world's biggest challenges," he says.
What are my rights if my flight is cancelled?
31 May 2022 1:46:37
Airlines including Tui and EasyJet have cancelled dozens of flights over the half-term holiday.
Oil price rises as EU cuts Russian imports
31 May 2022 9:45:31
New sanctions to block Russian oil shipped to the EU have pushed oil prices higher.
Holiday firm cancels flights ahead of Jubilee break
31 May 2022 9:33:44
Tui has cut six flights a day as around two million passengers prepare to fly over the bank holiday.
Crown Resorts: Casino firm fined over illegal China dealings
31 May 2022 4:32:57
Australia's Crown Resorts acknowledged its "historic failings" and promised to work on reforms.
P&O: Government scraps contract over mass sackings
31 May 2022 3:50:38
The Home Office said that the P&O agreement with UK Border Force would end "with immediate effect".
Audit reforms aim to prevent accounting scandals
30 May 2022 3:01:18
A new watchdog will prevent sudden large-scale collapses like Carillion and BHS, the government says.
Primark 'regrets' raising prices as it battles with rising costs
30 May 2022 3:01:16
The finance director for parent company ABF blames rising costs for its decision to hike some prices.