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Take A Trip Through 40,000 Years Of London's History With This Papercraft Video

Video: This is so cool: National Geographic has put together a neat video composed entirely of paper that gives you a brief primer of London’s history, starting 40,000 years ago.


Gates Foundation And UK Government Pledge $4 Billion To Beat Malaria

Bill Gates and the British chancellor, George Osborne, have announced that they will spend billions of dollars to try and defeat “the world’s deadliest killer” — malaria.


Apple Formally Objects To The UK's Investigatory Powers Bill

Apple has spoken out officially in objection to a proposed UK bill that seeks to change the investigatory powers of the British government.


Huge Piece Of Debris Likely From SpaceX June Explosion Washed Up In UK

Back in June, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded catastrophically shortly after liftoff. Now, some of the debris appears to have washed up on the UK coast — over 6437km from where the accident happened.


All The Military Gear The UK's Buying On Its Defence Spending Spree

David Cameron’s Conservative government is to announce the formation of two new 5000 troop-strong strike brigades, as the UK’s first defence review since 2010 was revealed yesterday. It’s just one element of a major new defence push by the UK’s top brass.


London's Next-Gen Commuter Trains Will Feature 4G, Wi-Fi And AC As Standard

Transport for London has released renders of what the London’s new Crossrail trains will look like, providing a glimpse of what a British commute of the future might looks like.


British PM David Cameron Embroiled In Remembrance Scandal Over Photoshopped Image

British Prime Minister David Cameron is struggling to catch a break at the moment. Though he (probably) wasn’t actually at fault, his representatives certainly were: they uploaded a very-obviously-doctored picture of the PM to the official 10 Downing Street Facebook page, and caused more than a bit of a stir.


Huge Hack Hits 4 Million British Broadband Customers

British broadband provider TalkTalk has admitted that all of its 4 million customers’ names, addresses, dates of birth, email addresses, phone numbers and bank details may have stolen by hackers.


Uber Wins UK Ruling Declaring It Distinct From Traditional London Cabs

Uber bosses are on the receiving end of some good news today for once, with a UK court deciding that its app-based distance-calculating thing is different enough from the black cab taximeter that it should be allowed to continue to operate.


UK Footpaths Are Spewing Wifi Into The Street

In the sleepy British town of Chesham, the footpaths are a little bit special. The very ground on which people walk is now providing respectably fast wifi to residents as they wander around the streets.


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