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October 22, 2017 10:40 AM Storm Brian: Road and railways open after disruption

Most roads and railway lines have reopened after Storm Brian caused heavy disruption on Saturday. The strongest gusts on the UK mainland have been in Wales, with 78mph (125 km/h) winds recorded at Aberdaron, Gwynedd, and Capel Curig, Conwy county. Homes across south Wales lost power but electricity has since been restored. A flood warning is still in place 7

October 21, 2017 3:22 PM Storm Brian: Disruption as Wales hit by 78mph gales

Properties in Wales are without power, main roads are closed and public transport disrupted as Wales is being battered by Storm Brian. The strongest gusts on the UK mainland have been in Wales, with 78mph (125 km/h) winds recorded at Aberdaron, Gwynedd, and Capel Curig, Conwy county. The M4's Briton Ferry Bridge - between junction 41 and junction 42 - in Neath 15

October 21, 2017 12:00 PM M2 crash leaves person trapped in car between Sittingbourne and Faversham

Fire crews had to cut a person from the wreckage of a vehicle after two cars crashed on the hard shoulder of the M2. Emergency crews were called to the accident on the London-bound carriageway, between Junction 5 for Sittingbourne and Junction 6 for Faversham, shortly after 12.30pm. When they arrived at the scene, four people had already got themselves 3

October 20, 2017 6:30 PM Businessman is CLEARED of raping woman who said she was 'eight out of ten drunk' from downing brandy and wine all night after they met on boozy day out

A businessman has been cleared of the hotel room rape of a drunken woman he met during a trip to London. Privately-educated graduate William Paton, 30, was accused of taking advantage of the 26-year-old City worker on March 4 last year. A jury failed to reach a verdict in relation to the case and today prosecutors announced they would not be seeking 4

October 20, 2017 8:05 AM Alphabet leads $1 billion investment in Lyft, but is GM on the way out?

The ride-hailing service is on the ups, but GM might be headed to Uber. In September, we found out that Alphabet was possibly about to invest in the ride-hailing company Lyft. On Wednesday, Recode reported that the speculation was correct, and Google's parent company is leading a $1 billion round of investment that raises Lyft's valuation to $11 billion 10

October 19, 2017 4:09 PM Boeing boosts its plans for self flying planes with investment in autonomous tech firm

Boeing Co said on Thursday it invested in Near Earth Autonomy, a Pittsburgh-based firm that develops technologies enabling autonomous flight such as drones. In addition to the undisclosed investment, Boeing said the two companies will also explore products and applications for emerging markets such as urban mobility. It was the first investment in autonomous 9

October 19, 2017 1:42 PM The good dog who is bad at sniffing out bombs

This is Lulu, the Labrador who joined the CIA as one of their newest recruits. Her mission: to sniff out explosives. But weeks into her training programme Lulu just wasn't making the grade. A life at the United States Central Intelligence Agency, it seems, was not for her. In a series of updates on Wednesday, the CIA's official Twitter account posted 23

October 19, 2017 12:33 PM Travellers arrive at park and ride car park in Exeter

The group arrived at the Digby Park and Ride car park that takes people to Wonford Hospital Travellers have arrived and have taken up residence in the corner of a park and ride car park in Exeter and are occupying around 50 spaces in the 500-space site. The group of caravans are located in a corner of the Digby Park and Ride car park in Exeter and while 7

October 19, 2017 8:07 AM Police raid Liverpool home in firearms search

Matrix officers raid house this morning in pre-planned operation Matrix officers from the force’s organised gun and gang crime fighting unit descended on Hillbrook Drive, just off Walton Hall Avenue, in a pre-planned warrant. A second police van could also be seen close to the entrance of the housing estate alongside both unmarked and marked patrol vehicles 5

October 18, 2017 9:01 PM Project Titan: video provides best look yet Apple’s self-driving car tech

We’ve seen images of Apple’s Project Titan self-driving test car before now, but nothing like the video posted on Twitter on Wednesday. The short clip, posted by Voyage co-founder MacCallister Higgins, showed what appeared to be a massive fully-contained roof array unit sitting on top of a Lexus SUV test vehicle. Higgins called it “The Thing” and pleaded 6