US attacks UK plan for digital services tax on tech giants

The US has hit back against a UK plan to impose a new tax on sales by technology giants. US political leaders and business groups say the proposal would violate

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Mystery surrounds deaths of Saudi sisters found in New York

Image copyright NYPD Image caption Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 22, were found duct-taped together in the Hudson River Police in New York are investigating the deaths of two

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Royole’s bendy-screen FlexPai phone unveiled in China

Image copyright Royole Image caption Royole showed off its flexible phone at a trade event in China A little-known California-based company has laid claim to creating the “world’s first foldable

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Channel 4 chooses Leeds for new HQ

Image copyright Peter Chan/Alamy Stock Photo Image caption Channel 4 said Leeds put forward an “ambitious strategy” Channel 4 will set up a new national HQ in Leeds in an

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Robot company Starship Technologies start Milton Keynes deliveries

Image copyright Starship Technologies Image caption The robots have 10 cameras, ultrasound sensors, radar, and GPS to help them navigate Hundreds of robots are to start to delivering packages to

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Eurostar resets customer passwords after hack attack

Image copyright Eurostar Eurostar has reset its customers’ login passwords after detecting attempts to break into an unspecified number of accounts. The rail service said it had notified those whose

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French babies born with missing limbs prompt inquiry

Image copyright AFP Image caption A cluster of birth defect cases was initially dismissed, but several more have now emerged France has launched a national investigation into the number of

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Jaguar Land Rover makes loss as sales slide 13%

Image copyright Getty Images Sales of Jaguar Land Rover cars have fallen sharply, taking the firm into a loss for the three months to the end of September. The firm

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Trump’s birthright plan: The legality, politics and history

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption New American citizens wave American flags during a naturalisation ceremony President Donald Trump says he plans to end “birthright citizenship” in the US by

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Japan bullet train stops ‘scary’ safety drills

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Japan has one of the world’s most reliable railways and is known for its Shinkansen bullet trains A Japanese railway firm has stopped an

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