Boris Johnson’s approval rating has slumped in the wake of Dominic Cummings’ explosive evidence about the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, an opinion poll suggests. According to the Opinium study, the prime minister’s approval rating now stands at -6% -compared with +6% two weeks ago. But it seems that Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer
Anti-lockdown protesters caused one of the UK’s biggest shopping centres to close early on Saturday after forcing their way inside. Demonstrators clashed with police as they pushed to get into Westfield shopping centre in Shepherd’s Bush, west London. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Anti-lockdown protesters gather in west London Officers
The hospitality industry is facing a recruitment crisis as it struggles to fill thousands of vacancies. Venues are finding it difficult to hire front-of-house staff and chefs as they experience a shortage of 188,000 workers, according to research by UK Hospitality. Bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes have been able to serve customers indoors in England
Many of my favorite Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicles of the Week have been purely for fun – vehicles designed for enjoying life one underpowered mile at a time. But this week I think it’s high time that I stop fooling around so I can buckle down and get myself a real imaginary job. And
In this article NEE DUK AES VST TSLA Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced in 2015 that the electric-vehicle company would be getting into the energy business. Now, it’s starting to take off. On its Q4 2020 earnings call, the company said its battery deployments increased 83% in 2020, particularly thanks to the popularity of the
1:11 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports’ quest to pass Petty Enterprises as the NASCAR Cup Series race team with the most wins all-time got off to a good start Saturday. Kyle Larson captured the pole for the Coca-Cola 600, with two of his teammates starting in the row behind him. Ricky
A £200m national flagship will be used to promote British trade and industry around the world, Boris Johnson has said. The boat will sail across the world and be used to host trade fairs, ministerial summits and diplomatic talks as the UK seeks to build links and boost exports following Brexit, the prime minister added.
Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks about CarPlay on stage during Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose, California on June 05, 2017. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images In the early 2010s, automotive manufacturers and their suppliers were excited about building sophisticated apps for car dashboards that went
Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus tablet Todd Haselton | CNBC I’ve been testing Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 Plus tablet for the past several days. It started shipping to customers earlier this week and starts at $179.99, a little more than half the price of the entry-level iPad. The Fire HD 10 Plus is Amazon’s
Ricky Gervais has said he is “shocked” and “appalled” after learning of historical sexual misconduct allegations against After Life producer Charlie Hanson. According to The Times, Hanson has been accused of misconduct by 11 women, with the allegations ranging from between 2008 and 2015. He “strongly refutes” the allegations made against him. Image: Ricky Gervais
In this photo illustration the HBO Max and Discovery Communications logo seen displayed on a smartphone. Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images AT&T‘s decision to merge WarnerMedia with Discovery and Amazon‘s $8.45 billion acquisition of MGM Studios has kicked off another round of media consolidation. The last significant set of mergers brought Discovery and
A team at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory’s Artificial Intelligence Software Architectures and Algorithms Group attempted to better understand disinformation campaigns and also aimed to create a mechanism to detect them. The objective of the Reconnaissance of Influence Operations (RIO) programme was also to ensure the ones spreading this misinformation on social media platforms are identified.
NASA shared a stunning panoramic view of the Milky Way’s galactic centre on Instagram. Explaining the photo, the space agency said threads of superheated gas and magnetic fields weave a tapestry of energy at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy. NASA captioned the post, “The fabric of our galaxy.” This image of the cosmic
The Duchess of Cambridge has shared a photo of herself receiving the coronavirus vaccine. Posting on Twitter, she said she had got the injection at the Science Museum in London. “Yesterday I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at London’s Science Museum. I’m hugely grateful to everyone who is playing a part in
One of the London stock market’s largest exhibition groups is in talks about a big capital injection that would further underline an ongoing frenzy of private equity interest in UK plc. Sky News has learnt that Hyve Group is in preliminary discussions with Carlyle about a so-called private investment in public equity – or PIPE
International Space Station (ISS) has shared some spectacular photos of the Earth, captured by the astronauts stationed on it. In a new Instagram post, the ISS shared four different photos of “the Earth’s colours” — capturing our home planet “from the city lights to the hues of an orbital sunrise.” It also added “how vivid