UBER'S LONDON RIVALS CIRCLE AS THE COMPANY FACES ITS JUDGEMENT DAY

As Uber heads to court next month, its London rivals are partnering up to take it down

CHINESE AMERICANS ARE ALREADY MOURNING THE END OF WECHAT

WeChat is an instrument of censorship and surveillance. It is also a lone bridge between China and the West

 
 
 

THIS CORONAVIRUS VACCINE WOULD BE TWO BREAKTHROUGHS IN ONE

An mRNA Covid vaccine would be a world-first - representing not just a victory over the current virus, but a real step forward in the...

A DIGITAL REVOLUTION IS CHANGING THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY

The airline industry is battling to recover from the impact of the pandemic. One way it can be more efficient is increasing the technology...

 
 
 

THE ANALOGUE REVOLUTION WITH GEORGE DYSON

Renowned historian of technology, George Dyson talks to WIRED editor Greg Williams on how technology has shaped the world - and how...

BOSSES STARTED SPYING ON REMOTE WORKERS. NOW THEY'RE FIGHTING BACK

Surveilling software is flourishing during the pandemic. And employees are finding creative ways of evading the company gaze

 
 
 

THESE DOGS ARE BEING TRAINED TO SNIFF OUT CORONAVIRUS

A new project is testing whether dogs can be used to detect infected people at airports

SARAH COOPER SKEWERS TRUMP ON TIKTOK. NOW BORIS IS IN HER SIGHTS

Sarah Cooper is on a mission - to turn the President of the United States' own words into a weapon of mass hysterics

 
 
 

DEEPFAKES ARE GETTING CHEAPER, EASIER AND WAY MORE CONVINCING

Using open-source software and some pocket change, a researcher created plausible images and audio of actor Tom Hanks

HOW TO TAKE BETTER PHOTOS WITH YOUR SAMSUNG GALAXY CAMERA

Get awesome pet shots and cinematic horizons with our guide to the best Samsung phone photography tips and tricks

 
 
 

THE PROBLEMATIC PAST OF THE SHIP AT THE HEART OF BEIRUT'S EXPLOSION

The MV Rhosus brought deadly ammonium nitrate to Beirut seven years ago. How that happened shows the issues with the shipping world

THE BIG RISE IN SMALL BEER IS THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR HANGOVERS

The first generation of craft beer drinkers have grown up: they want all the taste and none of the hangover. Indie brewers have risen...

 
 
 

CAN THE BIGGEST EVER FLU VACCINE PROGRAMME STOP A SECOND WAVE?

The number of people reporting flu-like symptoms is set to triple over winter. The government is hoping that vaccinating 30 million...

WHERE ZOOM GOES NEXT

Coming up today: Vicki takes a look at the wild rise of Zoom, Amit fills up on discount fast food and Natasha explains the hygiene...

 
 
 

THERE'S A BIG FIGHT BREWING OVER THE PREMIER LEAGUE'S PLAYER DATA

Every pass, shot and run is tracked - and that data has become big business. Now, footballers are trying to take back control with...

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT INVESTORS' PROBLEM WITH VAGINAS

An aversion amongst male venture capitalists to talk about vaginas is belittling a whole generation of female entrepreneurs

 
 
 

ORCHESTRAS ARE TOTALLY SAFE. JUST STAY AWAY FROM THE FLUTE PLAYER

How scientists armed with saline solution and slow-mo cameras proved that it was safe for the show to go on

AS MONZO FLOUNDERS, ARCH RIVAL STARLING BANK IS SET TO MAKE A PROFIT

Starling Bank has dodged the coronavirus meltdown and is on the verge of profitability and international expansion

 
 
 

SONY WH-1000XM4 REVIEW: THE BEST HEADPHONES JUST GOT BETTER

With improvements across the board, the Sony XM4s are our new favourite headphones bar none and, most importantly of all, they're a...

THE TERRIFYING PHYSICS BEHIND BEIRUT'S DEADLY EXPLOSION

Nearly 3,000 tonnes of ammonium nitrate detonated in the port of Beirut - here's how it happened

 
 
 



Downgraded SQA exams to be withdrawn and new grades issued to pupils

Downgraded SQA exams to be withdrawn and new grades issued to pupils

Deputy First Minister John Swinney today apologised to the 75,000 young people whose estimated mark was reduced by the SQA Read more ...

Manchester United 'eyeing up move for Barcelona flop Ousmane Dembele' as...

Manchester United 'eyeing up move for Barcelona flop Ousmane Dembele' as alternative to Jadon Sancho

Sancho is keen on a move to Old Trafford but United will turn their attention to Barcelona's Dembele should they fail to agree on a deal for the Borussia Dortmund star... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Russia becomes first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine - but...

Coronavirus: Russia becomes first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine - but experts have doubts

Russia has become the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine, Vladimir Putin has announced, amid concerns the process was rushed for political purposes. Read more ...

Police say active investigation into racist murder of Stephen Lawrence has ended

Police say active investigation into racist murder of Stephen Lawrence has ended

Police have said the investigation into the 1993 killing in Eltham, South East London, has reached the stage where all identified lines of enquiry have been completed Read more ...

Charles's birthday photo 'was absolute nightmare because of Harry and William'

Charles's birthday photo 'was absolute nightmare because of Harry and William'

Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, Princes William and Harry, George, Charlotte and Louis all joined Prince Charles in the sweet photos, which were released to mark his 70th birthday Read more ...

Our Girl will not return for series five as BBC axes military drama...

Our Girl will not return for series five as BBC axes military drama following Michelle Keegan's exit

Our Girl will not return for series five Our Girl will not return for a fifth series. It was announced today that the military drama has ended with its fourth outing, which... Read more ...

Debenhams to cut 2,500 jobs as high street bloodbath continues

Debenhams to cut 2,500 jobs as high street bloodbath continues

The department store will slash thousands of jobs and close stores in an effort to keep afloat following the impact of the coronavirus crisis on trading Read more ...

Lockdown reimposed in New Zealand after first outbreak in 102 days

Lockdown reimposed in New Zealand after first outbreak in 102 days

Four new cases have been recorded in Auckland Coronavirus has broken out again in New Zealand after 102 days without any new cases. Four members of the same household have... Read more ...

Downgraded exam results for North Lanarkshire pupils to be scrapped

Downgraded exam results for North Lanarkshire pupils to be scrapped

Nearly half of the area's Higher candidates will now be issued with the improved results predicted by their teachers. Read more ...

4 reasons why the stock market has rallied near record highs despite the...

4 reasons why the stock market has rallied near record highs despite the sharpest economic decline since the Great Depression, according to LPL

The stock market is on the verge of hitting record all-time highs, with the S&P 500 trading less than 1% below its intraday high of 3,393 on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq 100... Read more ...