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UK set for CRAZY weekend weather with hot sunshine, heavy rain and THUNDERSTORMS forecast

UK set for CRAZY weekend weather with hot sunshine, heavy rain and THUNDERSTORMS forecast

NETWEATHER/ GETTY UK weather forecast latest: Britain is set to sizzle before heavy rain hits The mercury will rocket again tomorrow and Sunday as the nation bakes in the hottest April weather for seven decades. Clear skies thanks to high pressure wedged over the UK will bring ideal viewing conditions for the Lyrid Meteor shower […]

UK weather: THUNDERSTORMS to pummel Britain after TROPICAL BLAST brings 25C heat today

UK weather: THUNDERSTORMS to pummel Britain after TROPICAL BLAST brings 25C heat today

The meteorologist detailed the electrical storms are set to hit over the weekend but admitted there is “uncertainty” when and where they will strike. He stated: “Later in the day on Saturday thunderstorms will push out from the south and there is some uncertainty as to when and where they will hit first as is […]

Cambridge Analytica's ex-CEO decides not to front UK Parliamentary Committee again

Cambridge Analytica's ex-CEO decides not to front UK Parliamentary Committee again

The recently-sidelined former CEO of Cambridge Analytica has declined the opportunity to make a second appearance in front of the UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. Alexander Nix was due for a second grilling on Wednesday, April 18, but the committee’s chairman Damian Collins, issued a statement saying he has refused the committee’s […]

Theresa May to tell MPs: Syria airstrikes were in UK's interest

Theresa May to tell MPs: Syria airstrikes were in UK's interest

Theresa May will hit back at critics of military action in Syria by insisting the decision to launch airstrikes was aimed at preventing human suffering, and was in Britain’s national interest, as she is questioned by MPs about the attacks for the first time. With the government braced for highly charged exchanges in the Commons […]

UK could launch retaliatory cyber attack on Russia if infrastructure targeted: Sunday Times

UK could launch retaliatory cyber attack on Russia if infrastructure targeted: Sunday Times

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain would consider launching a cyber attack against Russia in retaliation if Russia targeted British national infrastructure, the Sunday Times reported, citing unnamed security sources. A Russian flag is seen on the laptop screen in front of a computer screen on which cyber code is displayed, in this illustration picture taken March […]

Syria: US, UK and France launch strikes in response to chemical attack

Syria: US, UK and France launch strikes in response to chemical attack

The US, UK and France have launched more than 100 missiles against what they say were Syrian chemical weapons facilities in response to a chemical weapons attack in a Damascus suburb a week ago. The Pentagon said the strikes, which began at 4am Syrian time (0200 GMT), involved planes and ship-launched missiles and identified three […]

UK's fibre minnows put BT's Openreach to shame – report

UK's fibre minnows put BT's Openreach to shame – report

Fibre-building minnows passed nearly one million FTTP connections last year – more than double the amount BT’s Openreach managed, according to a report from an industry body. The report by Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA), claimed the latest figures place altnets collectively as the third competitor in new full fibre infrastructure provision, alongside BT Openreach […]

Corbyn demands privy council briefing prior to any UK military action in Syria

Corbyn demands privy council briefing prior to any UK military action in Syria

Jeremy Corbyn has demanded a private briefing on the government’s intelligence about the Douma chemical weapons attack, saying “more bombing, more killing, more war will not save life” in Syria. Repeating his declaration that parliament must be consulted before military action is taken, the Labour leader urged Theresa May to learn lessons from the Chilcot […]

Rolls-Royce and Boeing invest in UK space engine

Rolls-Royce and Boeing invest in UK space engine

Image copyright REL Image caption Sabre would work like a jet engine in the lower atmosphere and like a rocket motor in the high atmosphere Reaction Engines Limited (REL), the UK company developing a revolutionary aerospace engine, has announced investments from both Boeing and Rolls-Royce. REL, based at Culham in Oxfordshire, is working on a […]

Breach at UK's Great Western Railway: Commuters told to reset passwords

Breach at UK's Great Western Railway: Commuters told to reset passwords

Great Western Rail is urging all customers to change their passwords after identifying a successful attack to access GWR.com accounts over the last week. The train company said circa 1,000 accounts were directly affected out of more than a million, and has written to those customers and the Information Commissioner’s Office. “We are now asking […]

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