NovaSAR: UK radar satellite to track illegal shipping activity

NovaSAR: UK radar satellite to track illegal shipping activity

Image copyright SSTL/AIRBUS/ISRO Image caption S1-4 and NovaSAR pictured just before being enclosed at the top of their Indian rocket The first all-British radar satellite is set to go into orbit on an Indian rocket. Called NovaSAR, it has the ability to take pictures of the surface of the Earth in every kind of weather, […]

The 10 most colourful places to live in the UK revealed

The 10 most colourful places to live in the UK revealed

The UK’s most colourful destinations have been revealed and the results may surprise you. In first place came a city that offers botanical gardens and a picturesque castle, along with more florists than anywhere else in Britain. Research from flower specialist, Bloom & Wild, collected data including the number of florists and Instagram hashtags, from […]

Pedestrian killed as lorry crashes into the side of house

Pedestrian killed as lorry crashes into the side of house

A pedestrian has been killed following an incident in which a lorry crashed into the side of a house. Police at the scene on Park View in Brierley, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, confirmed on Friday that the woman had died, that four men had been arrested and that the white tractor unit had been “involved in […]

BOE's Carney warns no-deal Brexit could cripple UK: report

BOE's Carney warns no-deal Brexit could cripple UK: report

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned U.K. lawmakers that a no-deal Brexit could cripple the U.K. economy, in a special cabinet meeting Thursday. Laying out a downbeat forecast, Carney told U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and her cabinet that house prices could fall by 25% to 35% over a three-year period, with unemployment reaching […]

Roche CEO Slams UK Health System for Slowing Innovation

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The UK's growing tech trade ties with Israel

The UK's growing tech trade ties with Israel

Image caption Trade ties between the UK and Israel are growing strongly, particularly in the technology sector Ami Daniel doesn’t see Brexit as a reason to hold off expanding his company in the UK. “We intend to invest more and more in London,” says the Israeli businessman, who recently opened an office in London. Mr […]

Woman dies after hit-and-run involving electric bike in London

Woman dies after hit-and-run involving electric bike in London

A woman in her 50s is believed to be the first person in the UK to die after being hit by an electric bicycle. Sakine Cihan, 56, was knocked down in a hit-and-run incident last month. Cihan, from Dalston, north-east London, died of her injuries, the Metropolitan police said on Wednesday. She was trying to […]

UK animal exports to 139 countries at risk from no deal Brexit

UK animal exports to 139 countries at risk from no deal Brexit

British exports of animal products to 139 countries may grind to a halt in the event of a no deal Brexit, according to a damning report from the government’s public spending watchdog. The report from the National Audit Office into preparations by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for implementing the UK’s exit […]

UK North Sea Drilling at 40-Year Low, Risking Growth Goals

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Labour accuses Tories of constituency boundary 'power grab'

Labour accuses Tories of constituency boundary 'power grab'

The government has laid out its final plans for redrawing House of Commons constituency boundaries under a new system that probably would have turned the hung parliament of the 2017 election into a safe Conservative majority, prompting claims from Labour of an “undemocratic power grab”. The plans from the separate boundary commissions for England, Scotland, […]

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