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December 3, 2018 11:49 AM Russia successfully launches manned Soyuz rocket following October failure

Three astronauts - NASA's Anne McClain, Russia's Oleg Kononenko, and Canada's David Saint-Jacques - make it safely into orbit. NASA's Anne McClain, Russia's Oleg Kononenko, Canada's David Saint-Jacques were aboard the launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Monday as part of Expedition 58. After launching at 11.31am GMT the three are set to dock at the International 87

September 5, 2018 5:16 PM Volvo releases fully autonomous 360c concept car that transforms into a bed, office and robo-taxi

Volvo's transforming robo-taxi: Firm unveils fully autonomous 360c concept car that turns into a BED and an office Volvo envisions a future where your car is a place to sleep, hang out and do work while on the road. The Swedish carmaker unveiled Wednesday its latest concept car, dubbed the 360c, that's an all-electric, autonomous vehicle meant to make traveling 114

September 4, 2018 9:25 PM The smartphone of the future? Chinese firm releases 'wearable phone' that wraps around your wrist

The flexible phone you can wrap around your wrist: Chinese firm to take on Apple with radical handset Chinese phone manufacturer Nubia has released a prototype device that's part smartwatch and part smartphone. The gadget attempts to make the sci-fi dream of a screen that wraps around the user's wrist a reality. Nubia Alpha, which was featured at the IFA 2018 conference 90

August 18, 2018 8:33 PM 'Dumb phone' sales on the rise as smartphone users hope to switch off

Mobile handsets that simply make calls are being marketed as an escape from constantly being connected to social media and apps. Sales of so-called dumb phones have seen an increase for the first time in years. Phones that simply make and receive calls are known in the industry as feature phones and are being marketed as a means to switch off from the constant 51

July 23, 2018 7:47 AM Full-fibre broadband for every UK home by 2033 under government proposals

Only 4% of British homes currently have access to full-fibre broadband, compared with 71% of homes in Spain and 89% in Portugal. Under proposals by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, legislation would also guarantee that new homes are fitted with full-fibre broadband. The UK is lagging behind other European countries when it comes 100

June 25, 2018 11:04 PM EE launches new ultrafast broadband for modern connected homes

EE has unveiled two new high-speed home broadband plans it says are aimed at increasingly connected households. The new Fibre Max 1 and Fibre Max 2 plans can achieve average download speeds of 145 Mbps and 300 Mbps respectively, the firm says. In comparison, the most recent figures from regulator Ofcom clocked the current national average internet download 41

June 20, 2018 5:19 AM Heathrow expansion plans fail to meet Labour´s key tests

Labour’s leadership opposes plans for a third runway at Heathrow but will give its MPs a free vote on the proposals, the party has announced. Support for expansion was conditional on four tests being met but the Government blueprint falls short, shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald said. Labour has called on all parties to offer a free vote when the divisive 38

June 20, 2018 4:00 AM Please help us to create a highway for hedgehogs

However, that report does offer a glimmer of hope in that urban population decline appears to be slowing. This could be attributed to simple actions, taken by gardeners and homeowners, across the country having been made aware of the problems hedgehogs are facing through campaigns such as Hedgehog Street, our partnership project with PTES. Like many of the species 23

May 3, 2018 5:11 PM Property firm unveils alternative design for Heathrow expansion that it claims costs 'under half' the amount of the current third runway plan

A hotel and property company has unveiled designs for expanding Heathrow in a way it claims is much cheaper than the airport's own plan. Arora Group says its third runway scheme would cost 'under half' the amount of Heathrow Airport Limited's (HAL) scheme. The firm, founded by tycoon Surinder Arora, wants to concentrate new terminal capacity between 37

March 22, 2018 5:03 PM Labour urges Swindon Council to look to Bristol, not Oxford, for better transport links

SWINDON’S economic future lies to the east and with closer ties to Oxford and London, the leader of the council has said. Coun David Renard at a scrutiny meeting earlier this week defended his administration’s decision to join the England’s Economic Heartland group, which aims to improve transport and digital connectivity across the south 43