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UK Space Agency a success, say MPs
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The government's decision to set up the UK Space Agency has helped make the industry a "success story", MPs say. The Science and Technology Committee found a "sense of momentum", with the space sector growing at 7.5% a year and expected to be … Related Blogs

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The 10 worst British winters ever
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It was then that a cold north westerly weather pattern hit the UK, as the low pressure front progressed north the winds changed bringing a cold wind that brought with it snow showers and blizzards. As 1979 began the country was engulfed by blizzards … Related Blogs

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Christmas Town USA advice: Make a plan and be patient
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26, about 600,000 people will have made the pilgrimage to McAdenville, known worldwide as Christmas Town USA. Just this week, a newspaper in Spain ran an article on the North Carolina tradition that's been going on since 1956. The dazzling lights … Related Blogs

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Storms take toll on UK wildlife
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Recent storms across the UK have caused travel chaos and left hundreds of homes flooded, but the weather has also taken a terrible toll on wildlife. A study by the Environment Agency suggests 48 sites of special scientific interest have been severely … Related Blogs

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Anelka gesture comic Dieudonne banned from UK
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The French comedian at the centre of the Nicolas Anelka racism row has been banned from entering the UK, the Home Office has said. Dieudonne M'bala M'bala had said he would visit the West Bromwich Albion striker, who faces a ban for performing the … Related Blogs

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Facebook-Led Internet.org Partners With Nokia On SocialEDU In …
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Later today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be appearing onstage at Mobile World Congress — his first appearance at the Barcelona-based event — to talk about bridging the digital divide. Ahead of that, Internet.org, the … Related Blogs

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Optic Nerve: millions of Yahoo webcam images intercepted by …
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Britain's surveillance agency GCHQ, with aid from the US National Security Agency, intercepted and stored the webcam images of millions of internet users not suspected of wrongdoing, secret documents reveal. GCHQ files … Related Blogs

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Bill Clinton Would Prefer U.S. Oversight of the Internet | Re/code
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Uh oh, someone doesn't agree with the White House about giving up Internet oversight. Related Blogs

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Queen's speech to feature new curbs on migrants from EU
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Cameron will introduce a new residence test requiring most individuals to be lawfully resident in the UK for at least 12 months before they gain access to civil legal aid. But the measures, designed to slow the flow of workers to the UK, come only a … Related Blogs

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EADS combats hacking threat to UK
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EADS has one of the largest facilities dedicated to testing how vulnerable important infrastructure is to hacking. They simulate how malevolent agencies could target public utilities such as power stations or water treatment labs, and look for systems … Related Blogs

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Researcher Remotely Operates Colleague's Brain Over The Internet …
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A network of connected brains is the Holy Grail of Internet communications: Rather than type out an email, one user simply sends his or her thoughts directly to another. Researchers at the University of Washington recently … Related Blogs

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