The government has left it “very, very late” for a post-Brexit business plan, according to Brexit select committee chair Hilary Benn. It comes after the House of Commons released a report warning ministers about the “overall state of readiness” for the end of the transition period in less than two weeks. Speaking to Sky News,
eclipse_images LONDON — The scale of a sophisticated cyberattack on the U.S. government that was unearthed this week is much bigger than many first anticipated. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said in a summary on Thursday that the threat “poses a grave risk to the federal government.” It added that “state, local, tribal,
Six months ago, I was with Laurent Merlin as we entered British coastal waters in the middle of the night. As he guided his boat through heavy waves, circling around the lobster pots, he spoke of his nervousness about the uncertainty of Brexit. Now, nervousness has turned to anxiety, blended with anger. A fortnight before
Italy is to go into a new lockdown for much of the Christmas and New Year period to tackle a rise in coronavirus cases. Bars, restaurants and non-essential shops will close between 24 and 27 December, New Year’s Eve to 3 January, and 5 to 6 January. Italians will only be allowed to travel for
Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine has become the second to be approved for emergency use in the US. The country’s Food and Drug Administration announced the authorisation a day after the agency’s panel of outside experts backed the vaccine. The FDA based its decision on results from a late-stage study of 30,000 volunteers which found that the
The US Armed Forces has its soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen… and now, Guardians. Yes, right out of an intergalactic Marvel franchise of some renown, the US has officially named the members of the Space Force Guardians. Current-but-not-for-long Vice President Mike Pence announced the naming at a Friday ceremony celebrating the one-year anniversary of the nascent
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a legend in the making in 12-year-old Cael Bell. The student at St Antony’s Catholic College in Urmston, Manchester reportedly organized an underground rave in the boys’ bathrooms. He was on the decks, about a half hour into his set, when teachers busted up the party and confiscated his DJ gear.
An unmanned Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the Moon returned safely to Earth early Thursday in the first mission in four decades to collect lunar samples, the Xinhua news agency said. The return module of the space probe known as Chang’e-5 landed in northern China’s Inner Mongolia region, Xinhua said, quoting the China
Scientific advisers have warned ministers they believe the new variant of COVID-19 spreads more quickly than previous strains, Sky News understands. It is expected the SAGE advisory group will be convened on Monday to work up a series of recommendations for how Tier 3 restrictions could be strengthened in light of the increased transmissibility of
Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks during the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Bellevue, Washington, on Nov. 29, 2017. David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty Images Intel dropped as much as 6% on Friday afternoon following a Bloomberg report that Microsoft plans to design its own chips for its Surface PCs as
The bosses of some of Britain’s best-known technology companies have been courted by Boris Johnson as they contemplate public flotations that would make them collectively worth tens of billions of pounds. Sky News has learnt that the prime minister held talks on Friday afternoon with executives from businesses including Deliveroo and Revolut, the digital banking
A small number of UK organisations are known to have been affected by a suspected Russian hacking campaign that has also penetrated top secret US government agencies. No public sector bodies are yet known to be among the UK-based victims, according to a security source. But British officials are investigating whether there has been any
A man has been rescued after his car was buried under 4ft (1.2m) of snow in a severe storm in upstate New York, leaving him stranded in freezing temperatures for more than 10 hours. New York State police sergeant Jason Cawley contacted Tioga County 911 on Thursday to see if any emergency calls were pending.
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With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums from Paul McCartney, Mica Levi, Walt Disney Records, and Sheff G. Subscribe to Pitchfork’s