CNET UK podcast 538: Apple’s WWDC treats and Zuckerberg’s casual chat

CNET UK podcast 538: Apple’s WWDC treats and Zuckerberg’s casual chat

Deck the Hoyles! Andrew Hoyle/CNET Apple’s WWDC wasn’t about fancy new hardware, slick new iPhones, or magical flying cars covered in power-generating fans like that one dream we keep having. Instead it was all about software updates to make existing products better. In the return of the UK’s best tech podcast, Andy, Katie and Rich […]

Pharma industry seeks early EU-UK drugs agreement

Pharma industry seeks early EU-UK drugs agreement

Sarah Neville in London and David Crow in New York June 8, 2018 Print this page Pharma looks to ease cross-border movement of medicines Demand for MRA in meeting with ministers Drugs companies frustrated by pace of Brexit talks Pharma industry leaders are calling for an interim deal to ease the passage of medicines between […]

KFC Testing Vegetarian Fried Chicken In UK

KFC Testing Vegetarian Fried Chicken In UK

KFC has announced that it’s testing vegetarian fried chicken, and it could be here in the U.S. before long. CBS News reports that move comes as KFC’s U.K. restaurants are trying to stick to new British government guidelines that advise overweight adults to eat just 400 calories at breakfast and then 600 more at lunch and again […]

Jamie Acourt charged by UK police after extradition from Spain

Jamie Acourt charged by UK police after extradition from Spain

Image copyright NCA Image caption Jamie Acourt has been charged by police in the UK A 42-year-old man extradited from Spain has been charged with conspiracy to supply class B drugs, specifically cannabis. Jamie Acourt, from south London, was arrested in Barcelona in May and arrived in the UK on Wednesday. He is in custody […]

Syria news: US, UK and France KILLED hundreds of civilians in Isis held city in Syria | World | News

Syria news: US, UK and France KILLED hundreds of civilians in Isis held city in Syria | World | News

The accounts detailed in the review contradict the claims by the US and its allies, including Britain and France, that they precisely targeted ISIS while causing very few casualties during the four-month siege that destroyed large parts the city. Donatella Rovera, Senior Crisis Response Adviser at Amnesty International, said: “When so many civilians are killed […]

Former U.S. Federal Prosecutor Named Director of U.K. SFO

Former U.S. Federal Prosecutor Named Director of U.K. SFO

June 4, 2018 9:26 a.m. ET LONDON— Lisa Osofsky, an American former federal prosecutor and high ranking FBI attorney, was named as the director of the U.K. Serious Fraud Office Monday, a fraud-fighting agency whose future has been under threat because of a low rate of convictions. Ms. Osofsky, who was most recently the regional […]

A dream of uniting UK soccer fans swerves to the far right

A dream of uniting UK soccer fans swerves to the far right

LONDON (AP) — John Meighan had a dream. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, he envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence — to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. They would be people like himself, fans with a […]

Tory peer urges investigation into Islamophobia

Tory peer urges investigation into Islamophobia

By Muhammad Mussa LONDON A top Tory peer wrote to Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday calling for an independent investigation into Islamophobia in the Conservative Party. “As the party who have formed the Government, there is a public interest to ensure the elected executive of the day can and will take swift and decisive […]