Posts tagged as: UK

Series Trailer For Sky’s And Cinemax’s Crime Series Gangs Of London

Sky TV has unveiled the first trailer for Gangs of London the upcoming crime series which hails from “Gareth Evans. The story deals with crime family that runs an intricate web of gangs in London. Things are thrown into chaos when the head of the family gets assassinated and the son makes it his mission […]

Electric Scooter Sales Booming In The UK, Despite Being Illegal To Ride On UK Roads

The UK is only one of three countries in Europe where e-scooters are illegal to ride on public roads, along with the Republic of Ireland and Holland. Even with this being the case, per a report by the Evening Standard in the UK, sales are booming. Research by Bird, another e-scooter start-up which is operating […]

UK Regulator Ofcom Says 2019 Was The Age Of Digital Independence For Kids

The amount of young phone owners doubled between the ages of nine and 10, which Ofcom calls “the age of digital independence“. In addition, 24% of 3 and 4-year-olds had their own tablet, and 15% of them were allowed to take it to bed. Ofcom’s annual report looks at the media habits of children, and […]

Huawei Will Still Supply Hardware For Use In 5G UK Networks With Limits

The UK has decided to let Huawei continue to be used in its 5G networks but with restrictions, despite pressure from the US to block the firm. The Chinese firm will be banned from supplying kit to “sensitive parts” of the network, known as the core. In addition, it will only be allowed to account […]

Disney+ Will Come To The UK Ahead Of Schedule

Disney+ will on launch on 24 March in the UK, a week earlier than originally planned. The new launch date may be an attempt to fight the piracy of shows such as The Mandalorian Pricing has also been revealed. The steaming service will cost £5.99 per month or £59.99 a year. Disney+ launched in the […]

Bird E-Scooter Trial In London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Has Been Extended Again

The electric scooter trial in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has been extended despite UK laws prohibiting their wider roll-out. Bird e-scooters were first introduced to the park in November 2018 as an alternative form of transport to get around the 560-acre space in east London. The trial was originally only supposed to run for […]

YouTuber Dies On An E-Scooter In UK Capitol

A YouTuber Emily Hartridge death on an electric scooter in London, England when she was hit by a truck has renew safety concerns on e-scooter and other alternative last mile transportation. Emily Hartridge made videos about fitness and mental health, died after her scooter was hit by a truck in London, which some media outlets […]

Bird Pilot E-Scooters In London – Still Has Issues With UK And London Laws

The U.S. electric scooter company Bird is launching a pilot sharing program in London, which still bans the devices from its streets and sidewalks. To get around the legal hurdle, the company is only making its e-scooters available in London’s Olympic Park, which is not owned by the city. Each scooter is equipped with a GPS monitor that […]

London’s Addison Lee Plans Self-Driving Taxis By 2021

Taxi firm Addison Lee is betting its customers will be ready to, in London at least, in just three years’ time. It has joined forces with self-driving software specialist Oxbotica, and says the tie-up means it will offer self-driving taxis in the capital by 2021. The move will pit it against rival ride-hailing app Uber, […]

Image Comics Announces Charity Anthology 24 Panels – Alan Moore, Kieron Gillen & Others Featured

Image Comics today announce the forthcoming 24 PANELS charity Anthology, curated by New York Times bestselling creator Kieron Gillen (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, PHONOGRAM) with co-editor Steve Thompson. The anthology will benefit the survivors of the Grenfell Tower Fire. In June 2017, the Grenfell fire killed 72 people in a 24-story tower block in […]

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