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How Russian disinformation is being fought

Ukrainians are increasingly turning to encrypted messaging services as a way to combat Russian disinformation, according to a Kyiv IT expert. Speaking on the latest edition of the Sky News Ukraine War Diaries podcast, Ilyas Verdiev says that while millions of people around the world...

Sadiq Khan issued with legal challenge after ‘terrifying’ number plate camera decision

The UK road system is carpeted with these cameras. Every day, around 13,000 capture 55 million "readings," 'terrifying' number plate camera decision as license plate identifications are known, according to figures from the Council of National Police Chiefs. But nowhere are they more densely populated...

Catastrophic climate changes are ‘dangerously unexplored’

The group of international experts said more research is needed into the worst outcomes of catastrophic climate changes, including the potential for social collapse or human extinction. More research is needed on climate change leading to social collapse or human extinction, the researchers said, warning...

Jab to ‘cure’ genetic heart conditions

Jab to 'cure' genetic heart conditions that cause sudden death could be just a few years away. An international team of researchers is developing the first cures for inherited diseases of the heart muscle by rewriting DNA with the aim of editing or silencing...

Turning of teenagers to Instagram, TikTok and YouTube for news instead of traditional channels

Turning of teenagers in the UK get their news from social media rather than traditional news channels to stay up to date, new Ofcom research has found. For the first time, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube are now the most popular news sources among 12-15...

‘Jet zero’: Emission free air travel, future-proofing flying or fantasy?

The government this week set out ambitious plans to deliver net-zero air travel by 2050. Analysis by a Cambridge University-led research group shows that cutting emissions has other costs that will require ambitious plans of their own. "The Jet Zero Strategy is designed to...