Facebook Portal: Hands-on with new video gadget

Facebook's Portal offers video chat around the home - but do consumers trust Facebook enough? READ SOURCE

Tropical Storm Michael: Florida braces for 'life-threatening' weather event

A tropical storm that rapidly formed off Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula has gained new strength and could become a dangerous category 2 hurricane with an expected midweek strike on the Gulf coast in the...

V&A director defends rising exhibition prices

Tristram Hunt, the director of the V&A, has defended the rising cost of exhibition tickets but said the museum will offer more flexible pricing including cheaper entry for advance bookings. Many people bristle at...

China punishes taxmen who investigated superstar Fan Bingbing

BEIJING (AFP) - Officials who investigated Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing for tax evasion have been punished for "poor management", state media reported on Monday (Oct 8). At least five people have been disciplined, including...

Wife of detained former Interpol chief makes emotional appeal – video

The wife of the detained former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has told journalists she has not heard from him since 25 September, when he sent her a WhatsApp message that said: 'Wait for...

Mourners bid farewell to legendary Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish royalty, politicians and Catalan tenor Jose Carreras joined family and friends of legendary soprano singer Montserrat Caballe for her funeral on Monday, two days after her death at the...

EU to offer 'anywhere' checks in bid to break Irish border deadlock

Goods destined for Ireland after Brexit could be checked as far away as Birmingham or London as part of EU proposals designed to break the stalemate in negotiations over the Irish border. It is...

PCR’s Top Women in Tech: submit your entry now!

For its November issue, our sister-title PCR is dedicating its pages to the most influential women in the UK tech channel.The publication will be highlighting 25 women that have made a...

'It came from annoyance and anger': what really drives disruptors

Once upon a time, if you asked someone about their aspirations in business, you might have heard the word “entrepreneur”. Now, it’s more likely to be “disruptor”. From Uber to Airbnb, disruptive companies...

UN study says eating less meat and throwing out your gas boiler can stop...

A landmark report by the UN has warned that the world has just 12 years to halt global warming before the planet is plunged into extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty.Preventing an extra...