2019: Skies light up as world welcomes new year

People across the globe are saying goodbye to 2018 and welcoming in the new year with a bang. Source link

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Brexit ferry firm Seaborne Freight ‘will get no money upfront’

Image copyright Getty Images A UK firm contracted to provide extra ferries in the event of a no-deal Brexit will only be paid if it runs “an effective service”, the

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Venice to charge tourist entry fee for short stays

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption For most of the year Venice’s canals are crowded with boats Venice has won approval to introduce an entry fee of up to €10

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Severn Bridge shuts as drone flown from tower

Image copyright Allen Lloyd Image caption Traffic has reopened after the road was closed this morning A main route between England and Wales was closed after a man climbed a

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Net’s founding father Dr Larry Roberts dies aged 81

Image copyright Carlos Alvarez Image caption Larry Roberts (far left) with net pioneers Bob Kahn, Vint Cerf and web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee American scientist Larry Roberts who helped design

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Brexit: US ambassador to UK Johnson warns on trade deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Woody Johnson with Donald and Melania Trump on their UK visit this summer Donald Trump’s offer of a “quick, massive, bilateral trade deal” will

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Global markets in worst year since 2008

Image copyright Getty Images Investors will be glad to see the back of 2018 after many global stock markets suffered their worst year in a decade. The FTSE 100’s traditional

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Susanna Dinnage changes mind on Premier League chief executive role

Dinnage wants to stay in broadcasting at Discovery The Premier League says its prospective new chief executive, Susanna Dinnage, has told the organisation she will not be taking up the

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Iran TV chief sacked over uncensored Jackie Chan sex scene

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jackie Chan (L) starred in the film Shinjuku Incident alongside Daniel Wu (R) Iran’s state broadcaster, Irib, has sacked the head of a regional

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Drone to watch over New Year celebration in New York

Image copyright Getty Images A camera-equipped drone will watch over New Year’s Eve celebrations in New York City, the NYPD has confirmed. It is the first time the force has

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