Bill Gates joins Blackstone in bid to buy British private jet firm | Bill Gates

Bill Gates has joined a £3bn bidding war to buy the world’s largest private jet operator just as he prepares to publish his new book How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. Cascade Investment, the fund that manages much of Gates’s $134bn personal fortune, announced on Friday it had teamed up Continue Reading

British Court Rejects U.S. Request to Extradite WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange – Tempemail

A British court has rejected the U.S. government’s request to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the country on charges pertaining to illegally obtaining and sharing classified material related to national security. In a hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today, Judge Vanessa Baraitser denied the extradition on the grounds that Continue Reading

For Greater Manchester, the latest government announcements could be the end of the traditional British pub- Tempemail

Greater Manchester, where I am night time economy adviser, was placed under Tier 3 restrictions on October 23, prior to the national lockdown, and with the government announcing that all hospitality in this highest tier will remain closed post 2 December, it is likely that the region’s pubs, bars and Continue Reading

Bentley is leading the charge to batteries. British carmakers must join it | Business

Carmakers talk a good game. Even the biggest petrolhead automotive executives are now practised at conjuring images of a zero-emissions future, but that future always seems to be just a bit further off. And even while they increase production of electric cars, many insist that there is a stubbornly long Continue Reading

‘Robot soldiers could make up quarter of British army by 2030s’ | Military

Thirty thousand “robot soldiers” could form an integral part of the British army in the 2030s, working alongside humans in and around the frontline, the head of the armed forces said in a television interview on Sunday. Gen Sir Nick Carter said the armed forces needed “to think about how Continue Reading

British Hacker Sentenced to 5 Years for Blackmailing U.S. Companies – Tempemail

A UK man who threatened to publicly release stolen confidential information unless the victims agreed to fulfill his digital extortion demands has finally pleaded guilty on Monday at U.S. federal district court in St. Louis, Missouri. Nathan Francis Wyatt , 39, who is a key member of the infamous international Continue Reading

‘It feels like harassment’: 30% of British sportswomen say they have been trolled on social media, survey finds- Tempemail

Almost a third of female British athletes have said they have experienced trolling on social media, with some describing the abuse they have encountered as “threatening” and “scary”. BBC Sport recently conducted a survey of 537 British sportswomen representing 39 sports to ascertain the different experiences of female athletes. The Continue Reading

End of the line? Queueing apps threaten the greatest British institution | Life and style

Name: The queue. Age: As old as Britain. Appearance: The only system this country has left to be proud of. You’re not going to like this news, then. Why? Is someone pushing in somewhere? Show me who. I want to tut at them. It’s worse: the queue is dead. I Continue Reading

Delhi Police ending manual upkeep of some British era record systems- Tempemail

Read Article By Sumit Kumar Singh The Delhi Police, under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, is to go digital from June 1, with abolition of manual upkeep of some British era record maintenance systems. Currently, there are 44 registers to keep records of various things at each police station Continue Reading