August 16, 2017 4:05 PM 'Extremely dangerous' £2,000 dog-walking drone pulled from sale as PR stunt backfires
Proflight Walkies Dog Drone claimed to be based on the DJI Phantom 4 drone. A £2,000 (€2,500) drone advertised as a way to walk your dog hands-free has been removed from the retailer's website after it was branded "extremely dangerous". Called the Proflight Walkies Dog Drone, the quadcopter was advertised for sale by West Yorkshire firm Drones Direct 4
August 16, 2017 3:29 PM Satellite images show Iran 'is building a secret missile factory on the Syrian coast which could be used to strike Israel'
Iran is helping to build a missile factory inside Syria that could be used to fire Scud rockets at Israel, it has been claimed. Satellite images show a building site to the east of Baniyas, on Syria's Mediterranean coast, which matches similar sites inside Iran, experts told Israel's Channel 2. Once completed the facility will likely be used to manufacture 6
August 16, 2017 8:45 AM Pay back a friend with a WhatsApp message: Facebook-owned app 'trialling new payments service'
Millions of families who use the popular messaging service WhatsApp to keep in touch may soon be able to use it to transfer money to each other. The app — which is owned by Facebook and has around 700 million users across the globe — is understood to be trialling a new payments service in India. The closely guarded plan emerged after a test version of an update 6
August 16, 2017 8:45 AM Do you panic when your phone isn't in your hand? Smartphone separation anxiety is getting WORSE as people see their devices as an extension of their being, experts warn
Many people will be familiar with the uneasy feeling of being without a mobile phone for just a short period of time, and scientists now believe they understand why this happens. 'Smartphone separation anxiety' it is not about being unable to make calls but rooted in the fact smartphones are where we store digital memories, a new study has found 5
August 16, 2017 8:13 AM Walnut Whip without the walnut? Whatever next?
Nestle's new nut-free versions of the classic chocolate whirls up a storm on social media with fans branding the move "blasphemy". Nestle's decision to launch nut-free versions of one of its oldest chocolate brands has whipped up a storm on social media with fans branding the move as "disgusting" and "blasphemy". The vanilla and caramel whips will go on sale from this week, and the dark chocolate 5
August 16, 2017 7:48 AM Web blackout at Barclays: Customers will be locked out of telephone and online banking for one weekend a month for the rest of the year
TSB's Classic Plus account will pay you 3% interest on up to £1,500 and up to £10-a-month if you maintain two direct debits and make 20 debit card payments each month (until June 2018). You must pay in £500 a month. First Direct regularly tops polls for customer service. Its First Account offers £100 for joining and has a £250 interest-free overdraft 7
August 16, 2017 7:00 AM Troy University's Official Student Newspaper
Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer The Troy University Board of Trustees approved a five percent increase in tuition for the 2017-18 academic year. Undergraduate tuition was raised $15 from $301 per credit hour to $316 per credit hour and graduate tuition increased by $20 from $397 to $417 per credit hour. There will also be a $3 increase in University general 7
August 16, 2017 6:48 AM Daniel Craig confirms he'll play James Bond again
The actor was asked whether he will play the secret agent again during his appearance on US chat show The Late Show. "Yes," Daniel told host Stephen Colbert, before standing up to shake his hand. The actor, who has played 007 in the past four Bond films, has until now refused to say whether he will do it again. "We've been discussing it, we've just been trying 6
August 16, 2017 6:21 AM Big Ben may not be silent for four years after all
The giant bell at the centre of the Elizabeth Tower's Great Clock was due to cease ringing next Monday to allow work to take place. But officials are now being asked to look at the cost and practical implications of ringing the Great Bell more often than currently planned. As it stands, it will only be allowed to chime on special occasions, such as New Year's 7
August 16, 2017 5:31 AM News Daily: Irish border plan and Trump on Charlottesville
The government has published its second position paper on Brexit negotiations - this time setting out its stall on how it proposes to manage the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, which will become a border between the UK and the EU after 2019. It also rules out the idea of a customs border in the Irish Sea, saying it would be unviable 7