At least 440 homeless people died in UK in past year, study shows

At least 440 homeless people died in UK in past year, study shows

More than 440 homeless people have died on streets or in temporary accommodation in the UK in the past year, an investigation has found. A former soldier, an astrophysicist and a Big Issue seller are among the hundreds who have died since October 2017. They were found dead in shop doorways, hostels and camping in […]

UK-India development partnership is a 'force for good'

UK-India development partnership is a 'force for good'

By Nick O’Donohoe The UK and India have a unique relationship in many ways, none more so than our development partnership. 30 years ago, CDC, the UK’s government-owned development finance institution made its first major investment in India. Since then, as India’s economy has changed beyond recognition, we have helped to build some of the […]

Uber's UK turnover hits £60m despite year of regulatory battles

Uber's UK turnover hits £60m despite year of regulatory battles

Uber faces a further court battle later in October against drivers who have claimed further workplace rights from the company. Uber has maintained its drivers are self-employed. An Uber spokesman said: “We continue to invest in expanding across the UK with more than five million riders and 60,000 licensed drivers now using our app. Over the […]

GRU took 'complete control' of UK-based TV station in 2015

GRU took 'complete control' of UK-based TV station in 2015

Russian military intelligence agents launched a 2015 cyber attack on UK-based TV station the Islam Channel, giving the Kremlin-backed hackers complete control over the broadcaster’s computer networks and infrastructure. According to the station, the effects of the attack, launched in July of that year, lasted for around five months as cyber specialists from British intelligence […]

Unilever kills plan to move HQ out of UK

Unilever kills plan to move HQ out of UK

Unilever kills plan to move HQ out of UK  CNN Unilever scraps plan to move headquarters from UK  Financial Times Unilever Drops Plan to Leave UK for Single Dutch Base  Bloomberg Full coverage Source link

O2 apologises for major network outage across UK

O2 apologises for major network outage across UK

The telecommunications network O2 has apologised after its service went down on Thursday afternoon, leading to thousands of complaints from customers across the UK who were unable to use their mobile phones. People in the most densely populated areas of all four UK nations reported being unable to use their O2 devices, according to the […]

UK accuses Russia's GRU military intelligence of cyber attacks

UK accuses Russia's GRU military intelligence of cyber attacks

Image copyright Reuters, BBC Image caption Russia’s GRU has been linked to the release of hacked files on cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins The UK government has accused Russia’s military intelligence service of being behind four high-profile cyber attacks. The National Cyber Security Centre says targets included firms in Russia and Ukraine; the US Democratic Party; […]