Uber has revealed that 2.7 million UK users of its app were affected by a mass data breach in 2016, which the company disclosed last week.  A ransom of $100,000 (£75,500) was paid to hackers so they would delete the data and...
A Nobel Prize-winning economist has called for Bitcoin to be "outlawed" Joseph Stiglitz said that he favours making the digital currency illegal because it does not have a “socially useful function”. “Bitcoin is successful only because of its potential for circumvention, lack...
The Government is planning to reopen railway lines that were closed in the 1960s as part of the Beeching cuts and to split up some of the major franchises. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said on Tuesday said that the plans could help ease...
Two-thirds of slimmers looking to shed pounds the easy way by buying diet pills online say they were left with side-effects including diahorrea and bleeding the UK medicines watchdog has warned. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has seized £4m...
The director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank has suggested the Chancellor should be spending more on the UK's infrastructure. At last week's Budget Philip Hammond announced an increase in capital investment spending on things like rail, roads and broadband networks over the...
North Korea’s state news agency has released photos showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspecting military hardware following the isolated nation’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch. A global chorus of condemnations greeted the launch, which propelled a missile roughly 1,000 km into the...
Donald Trump has sparked an unprecedented diplomatic spat after telling Theresa May to mind her own business following criticism of the US President's latest tweets.  Mr Trump shared three Islamophobic videos posted by the deputy leader of far-right organisation Britain First on...
A European court ruling in favour of a gig economy worker who never got a paid holiday in 13 years has been declared an example of how Brexit would be “a disaster for workers’ rights”. The union representing those in the gig...
Families of Native American war veterans and politicians from both major US parties have criticised Donald Trump for using a White House event honouring Navajo Code Talkers to take a political jab at a Democratic senator he has nicknamed “Pocahontas". The US leader turned to the name...
Britain’s economy is slowing. Talks on quitting the European Union have stalled. And the Government is in disarray, troubled by cabinet resignations and embroiled in a series of sex and sleaze accusations. Yet the national gloom seems to have bypassed Craven, an...