Huawei 5G row: Ministers demand leak inquiry

Image copyright Reuters Government ministers are calling for a “full and proper” investigation after high-level discussions about the UK using Huawei technology were leaked. The government has approved the supply

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Migrant boy, 3, found crying and alone on US border

Image copyright US Customs and Border Protection Image caption The boy was taken to a border station in Texas A three-year-old migrant boy was found in tears as he wandered

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Dick Barnes, pioneer behind oldest working computer, dies

Image copyright TNMOC One of the co-designers of a machine later recognised as the world’s oldest working digital computer has died. Richard “Dick” Barnes helped to create the Harwell Dekatron,

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Easyjet bans nuts on all flights to protect passengers

Image copyright Getty Images Easyjet has banned the sale of nuts on flights to help protect passengers with allergies. The airline will also ban passengers from eating nut products if

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South Africa floods: Death toll after Durban rains rises to 60

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The rains have led to landslides destroying property and roads Floods and mudslides in the South African city of Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal province

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Government borrowing lowest for 17 years

Image copyright Getty Images Government borrowing last year fell to its lowest annual level in 17 years, official figures show. Borrowing for the 2018-19 financial year was £24.7bn, £17.2bn less

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Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network

Image copyright Alamy The government has approved the supply of equipment by Chinese telecoms firm Huawei to the UK’s new 5G data network despite warnings of a security risk. There

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Sri Lanka attacks: Bomber ‘studied in UK and Australia’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRamesh was killed in the blast in Batticaloa One of the attackers behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka studied in

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Jacinda Ardern leads effort to curb online extremism

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “It’s critical that technology platforms like Facebook are not perverted as a tool for terrorism”, Ms Ardern said New Zealand and France will lead

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Why is a 2,500-year-old epic dominating polls in modern India?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many Hindus see the Ramayana’s protagonist, Ram, as a hero With the Indian general election under way, the Ramayana, a 2,500-year-old Hindu mythological epic,

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