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Google overtakes Apple as world’s most valuable brand

Apple has been replaced by Google as the world’s most valuable brand, according to new rankings. The Global 500 research, compiled annually by business valuation...

Apple iPhone snaps out of sales slump but firm cautious ahead

Apple says iPhone sales returned to growth at the end of 2016 following three previous quarters of decline. The world's most valuable listed company said...

Northern Lights may go out across the UK, say experts

The Northern Lights may no longer be visible from any part of the UK by the middle of the century, according to British scientists. University...

The universe could be a ‘vast and complex hologram’, scientists say

The universe could turn out to be a "vast and complex hologram", meaning that life in 3D is an illusion, astrophysicists have said. Researchers from...

Five ways fraudsters could make a fool of you

In days gone by, scam emails had a certain pure nobility - perhaps because those sending them were all, coincidentally, Nigerian princes. They were over-the-top...

Race to replace vandalised tsunami warning system in Indonesia

Indonesia's tsunami detection system has been rendered useless by vandalism and a lack of funding, according to experts. Now scientists are developing a way to...

Animation shows how polar ice caps changed in a year

Scientists have released an animation which shows how much the polar ice caps have changed in the past year amid reports that ice levels...

Fukushima breakthrough? Lost nuclear fuel may have been found

There are fresh hopes of a breakthrough in the clean-up of the Fukushima nuclear plant after new images emerged from beneath its wreckage. Possible...

Metallic hydrogen discovery by Harvard scientists raises superconductor hope

Scientists harnessed pressures greater than those found at the centre of the earth to turn hydrogen into a metal that could be extremely efficient...

Fake news inquiry: Facebook should verify stories

Facebook should verify its content to prove to users articles are not fake news, the Culture, Media and Sport Committee chairman has told Sky...

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