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News Punch Christmas Special 2014

Marc Paterson | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

Christmas is coming, like the relentless wave of immigrants that UKIP keep threatening us about, and News Punch is back with a festive special! So drink and be merry, the way Nigel Farage does every single working day.

This Is The Drone Porn That Rocked The World In 2014

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Tech

Drone porn. In this case it means, 'cool drone videos' not literally drone porn. Of course, it can mean that too....

Here Are The 21 Coolest Videos Shot By Drones This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech

Drones are not sentient. They did not 'do' anything this year that their human creators did not either tell them to do, program them to do or otherwis...

Drone 'Climbs The Shard' In Majestic (But Divisive) Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

In a late bid to be included in our roundup of the best drone videos of 2014, filmmaker Nathaniel Durman and his brother Jack Durman recorded this stu...

170,000 Lights. One Drone. Merry Christmas.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech

Drones get the blame for an awful lot of bad stuff these days - but deep down we all know that drones don't fly into planes, people fly drones into pl...

Drone 'Nearly Collided' With Airbus A320 At Heathrow

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Paul Vale | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK

The first near miss between a passenger jet and a drone near Heathrow Airport is being investigated by Air safety chiefs, amid fears that unmanned air...

This Is Chernobyl... By Drone

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech

There can be few more fascinating -- and haunting -- places on Earth than Chernobyl. The 1986 nuclear disaster left the town, and nearby Pripyat, t...

GoPro Could Soon Launch Its Own Drone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Tech

GoPro has moved far beyond being simply an action camera company, it's now a word used to describe a phenomenon and unsurprisingly, GoPro is looking c...

The US Navy Now Has A Giant Laser

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Tech

The US Navy has deployed its first anti-drone laser for active duty in the Persian Gulf. The Laser Weapon System will be used against a variety of tar...

Drone Takes Picture Of Topless Sunbather, Prints It On A Billboard

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Tech

A grandmother in Australia is furious after discovering a photo of her sunbathing almost naked was captured by a drone - and used to advertise a house...

DARPA's Come Up With Its Craziest Idea Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Tech

DARPA wants your help. That's right, the US government's version of 'SHIELD' is looking for ideas on how to build its very own 'helicarrier'. With ...

Surveillance = Killing

Kevin Lo | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK
Kevin Lo

Reprieve recently filed a complaint with the UK government regarding BT's role in facilitating surveillance that leads to killing. BT has persistently refused to come clean on its collaboration with intelligence agencies. We can only hope that the UK government can get from BT the answers we deserve.

Yes, People Are Making Porn With Drones Now

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Tech

People are doing pretty much everything with drones now, from taking selfies (basic), recreating Star Wars (advanced) and delivering packages to myste...

China's Got A Giant Drone-Destroying Laser

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

China has reportedly developed a high-powered laser which can shoot down drones at a range of up to two kilometres. READ MORE: Someone Is Flying D...

Mystery Drones Are Flying Over French Power Stations

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

The French government is investigating a series of unauthorised drone flights over seven of its nuclear power stations. In the space of two weeks, ...

We're Just Years Away From '737-Sized' Drones Over Britain

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Tech

You can see why: British pilots are demanding better protection for the public against the risks of drones. Airline pilots' association Balpa will ...

This Drone Video Only Gets Good When It Goes Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

YouTuber and drone enthusiast 'Every Angle Films' can see the bright side of life, which is just as well because by the looks of his YouTube page he s...

Terrorist Drones Could Bomb The UK 'Within 20 Years'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Tech

Commercial-grade drones already have hundreds of uses, from taking cool selfies to filming protests from amazing new angles. The future could be mu...

Terrorist Drones Could Bomb The UK 'Within 20 Years'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Tech

Commercial-grade drones already have hundreds of uses, from taking cool selfies to filming protests from amazing new angles. The future could be mu...

Drone Strikes in Afghanistan Are Killing Civilians: They Must Not Remain Secret

Jack Serle | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
Jack Serle

Conventional operations are starting to wind down in Afghanistan - we are months away from the international troops leaving. But drone strikes are likely to continue. Drones are widely assumed to be a clean, remote way of pursuing western counter-terrorism objectives there. Yet in its work on Pakistan, the Bureau has shown on countless occasions that drones are not as surgical as claimed.

Drone Selfies Are Getting REALLY Good

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

So while you'll have a hard time beating an astronaut this certainly comes close to being one of the coolest selfies we've ever seen. Matt Benedett...

This Hawk Just Took Out A Drone In Mid-Air

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is the incredible moment that nature decided to hit back and the influx of remote controlled aircraft that have started to fill the skies. Ch...

America Now Has Swarms Of Robot Death Boats

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Tech

This video explains how and why the US Navy has just launched its new swarm of deadly autonomous robot drone boats. Can't imagine this going wrong....

First-Person Drone Races Are 'Star Wars' Made Real

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Tech

You know that bit in Star Wars 'Return of the Jedi' where that cool guy with the light sword races those flying motorbike things through the trees? ...

John Oliver's Segment On American Drone Strikes Is Fascinating, Funny - And Terrifying

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Did you know that America recently carried out drone strikes in Waziristan and Yemen? Don't worry if your answer is 'no' - because as John Oliver p...