How a ‘smarter’ power system might affect you

Major changes to the way electricity is produced, used and stored are being planned by the government.It hopes we will be able to create power in our own homes, store it and even sell it back to the National Grid. This could mean billions of pounds in savings for UK households, the Business Secretar
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Linkin Park pay tribute to Chester Bennington

Linkin Park have released their first official statement after the death of frontman Chester Bennington last week."Our hearts are broken. The shock waves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened," it read. "You touched so many lives, maybe
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Britain’s Got Talent dog Pudsey ‘was owner Ashleigh’s best friend’

The owner of Britain's Got Talent winner Pudsey the dog has said her canine partner was her best friend.Ashleigh Butler and Pudsey, who died last week, became famous for their dance routine to the Mission Impossible theme and won the contest in 2012.The death of the 11-year-old border collie, bichon
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Devon drugs death girl ‘paid ultimate price’

A girl who is thought to have died because of an adverse reaction to what used be called a legal high "paid the ultimate price", her family has said. Leah Kerry, 15, who attended school in Salisbury, died in hospital on 16 July having been found unconscious at an address in Newton Abbot, Devon.In a
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Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott inducted in Poker Hall of Fame

A man dubbed a "true godfather" of the game has been posthumously inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.The honour for Dave Ulliott, who died from cancer at the age of 61 in 2015, was revealed during the main event at the World Series of Poker (WSOP).Ulliott, from Hull, East Yorkshire, known by his n
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The communist soldier using charity sites to fund his war

Charity donation websites, often used to support victims of violence, are being employed by a number of Westerners to finance their personal war efforts.Fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, as pro-Russian separatists battle Ukrainian government forces. More than 10,000 people have died since the c
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Doctor Who Christmas special: First look at Peter Capaldi’s final outing

Details of Peter Capaldi's final outing in Doctor Who have been revealed as the first trailer for the Christmas special was released online.The one-minute clip for the episode, titled Twice Upon A Time, sees Capaldi and the First Doctor team up.It features the return of Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts, w
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TV host’s race jokes spark Brazil-Korea online war

South Koreans and Brazilians have become embroiled in an online battle after racially insensitive comments and gestures were made on air by a popular TV host.The spat began when the South Korean K-pop group KARD appeared on a TV show presented by well-known Brazilian personality Raul Gil.Gil began w
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How Bite Beauty is building an all-natural lipstick business

When Susanne Langmuir faces a big problem at Bite Beauty she asks herself: "What would Louis do"? Louis is Louis Vuitton, the French designer who in the late 19th Century turned a small box-making shop into a global luxury brand.For Ms Langmuir, 48, "What would Louis do?" means: what's the correct c
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The city that makes the most expensive boats in the world

Wandering along the beach in Italy's Viareggio you could be forgiven for thinking it's simply a holiday resort.Yet the umbrella-lined, sandy beaches dotted with tourists mask another role, one at the heart of the shipping industry. This unassuming seaside city is where some of the world's largest an
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