Aeroplane crashes in Durango after take-off in Mexico

Image copyright Protección Civil Durango/Twitter Image caption The plane was destined for Mexico City, and had 97 passengers and four crew aboard A plane has crashed in the capital of

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Slow broadband needs switch-off date, say business leaders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A date “soon after 2025” should be set for copper network switch-off, says the IoD The Institute of Directors (IoD) has called on the

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Apple boosted by selling more expensive iPhones

Image copyright Getty Images Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected in its most recent quarter but higher selling prices meant the tech giant still beat Wall Street forecasts. The firm

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Facebook bans pages aimed at US election interference

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook says it has removed 32 accounts and pages believed to have been set up to influence the mid-term US elections in November. It said it

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Florida paramedics ‘racially profiled’ dying woman

Image copyright CBS/ Facebook Image caption Nicole Galloway died five days after her mother drove her to hospital Four US paramedics accused of racially profiling and failing to provide due

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Hundreds of Carillion apprentices lose their jobs

Image copyright Carillion Almost 350 apprentices at the collapsed construction giant Carillion are to lose their jobs. The Insolvency Service says 341 of them have been given their notice and

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False widow spider ‘devours’ native lizard

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFalse widow spiders first arrived on the island of Ireland in the 1980s For the first time a false widow spider has

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Vue cinema denies website is crashing under high demand

Image caption Huge demand prompted Vue to use the “virtual queuing” system Lengthy delays while booking tickets via Vue cinema’s website have prompted customers to complain via social media. Many

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Games Workshop annual report sees profits nearly double

Image copyright Google Image caption Games Workshop moved its headquarters from London to Nottingham in 1997 Fantasy role playing firm Games Workshop has seen profits almost double in the past

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British Gas owner Centrica loses more customers

Image copyright Getty Images British Gas owner Centrica lost 340,000 customer accounts in the UK in the first half of this year, group chief executive Iain Conn has told the

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