US attacks UK plan for digital services tax on tech giants

The US has hit back against a UK plan to impose a new tax on sales by technology giants. US political leaders and business groups say the proposal would violate

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Span police bust ‘black magic’ prostitution ring in Murcia

Image copyright AFP / Spanish National Police Image caption Police seized of objects related to black magic and the ritual-filled Santeria religion Spanish police say they have rescued 15 transgender

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Royole’s bendy-screen FlexPai phone unveiled in China

Image copyright Royole Image caption Royole showed off its flexible phone at a trade event in China A little-known California-based company has laid claim to creating the “world’s first foldable

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Channel 4 chooses Leeds for new HQ

Image copyright Peter Chan/Alamy Stock Photo Image caption Channel 4 said Leeds put forward an “ambitious strategy” Channel 4 will set up a new national HQ in Leeds in an

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Robot company Starship Technologies start Milton Keynes deliveries

Image copyright Starship Technologies Image caption The robots have 10 cameras, ultrasound sensors, radar, and GPS to help them navigate Hundreds of robots are to start to delivering packages to

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Eurostar resets customer passwords after hack attack

Image copyright Eurostar Eurostar has reset its customers’ login passwords after detecting attempts to break into an unspecified number of accounts. The rail service said it had notified those whose

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Google executive leaves after sexual harassment claim

Image caption Richard DeVaul was a member of the team behind Alphabet’s Project Loon venture An executive at the X lab, set up by Google, has left his post after

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Barcelona port: Fire as ferry crashes into crane

Dock workers were forced to flee when a passenger ferry crashed into a huge crane at the port of Barcelona in Spain. The crane collapsed and containers containing flammable products

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Mobile phone shop staff ‘enabling Sim swap scams’

Image copyright Getty Images Staff in mobile phone shops have become key to the execution of “Sim swap” scams, Watchdog Live has discovered. Undercover filming revealed that O2 and Vodafone

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Jaguar Land Rover makes loss as sales slide 13%

Image copyright Getty Images Sales of Jaguar Land Rover cars have fallen sharply, taking the firm into a loss for the three months to the end of September. The firm

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