UK Drones

This Landmark Illegal Drone Flying Conviction Is Just The Beginning

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Tech

A man has pleaded guilty to illegally flying a drone near to buildings and around congested areas in what is believed to be the first criminal convict...

The Waugh Zone September 11, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday September 11, 2015... 1) FORWARD, NOT BACK? It was Jeremy Corbyn’s 99th rally l...

The Waugh Zone September 9, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday September 9, 2015... 1) DRONE ALONE The killings of the three Brit ISIL terroris...

'Jihadi John' Is The Next Drone Target

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Politics

British terrorist Mohammed Emwazi is on the ‘kill list’ of around 10 so-called Islamic State fighters drawn up by the British Government, senior s...

Britain's 'Kill List': There Are More Terrorist Targets, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon Admits

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Politics

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has signalled the British military has drawn up a terrorist "kill list" after revealing there are more than three ext...

The Waugh Zone September 8, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday September 8, 2015... 1) THE DRONES CLUB America has long used drones for targeted as...

Is This The UK's First 'State Assassination' Of Terror Suspects?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh and Ned Simons | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Politics

Two British terror suspects fighting for so-called Islamic State have been killed by RAF drone strikes in Syria, David Cameron has revealed. In a d...

The 'Swarm Man' Modified Drone Is As Cool As It Sounds

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 06.09.2015 | UK Tech

This is very cool. A British engineer has adapted a steel frame into a flying machine capable of levitating 20 metres off the ground. Nicknamed ...

Concorde 2.0 Will Have Bendy Wings If This Incredible Drone Is Anything To Go By

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Tech

Meet X-56A, a drone that takes engineers one step closer to the Son of Concorde -- a supersonic passenger jet that could fly from New York to London i...

The US Is Building An Army Of Drones And The Damage They Could Do Is Terrifying

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech

The US' Department of Defense has confirmed plans to build an army of drones that will eventually replace manned aircrafts in a war zone. The Greml...

Boeing Has Just Got A New Laser And It's Scarily Good At Killing Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech

Drones, at the best of times, can be a pesky nuisance, flying over areas they are not supposed to be in. In the last few months, unmanned aerial ve...

Sony's First Drone Is Here And It Takes Off Like A Harrier Jump Jet

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled its first drone, set to be used for business purposes only. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which looks like a miniature plan...

Epic Slo-Mo Battle Between Eagle Versus Drone Leaves Only One Winner

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK Tech

From fishermen to monkeys, drones face a variety of threats when they're swooping around capturing amazing video. But when this particular one trav...

The Public Acceptance Challenge Facing Civil Drone Use

Alan Mckenna | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Tech
Alan Mckenna

Drones are currently one of the fastest moving technology stories, but included in the growing daily newsflow coverage are clear warning signs of the challenges facing civil drone use due to various public concerns.

This Fisherman Has An Incredible Method For Knocking Drones Out Of The Sky

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Tech

Fishing is one of those hobbies, which at the best of times, can be a boring to watch. However, bystanders at Pacific Beach in San Diego were treat...

In Other Terrifying News ANOTHER Drone Has Nearly Collided With A Passenger Aircraft

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Tech

A Lufthansa plane approaching Warsaw's international airport nearly collided with what appeared to be a drone on Monday afternoon. The flight was...

PM Wants Increased Defence Spending On Special Forces To Combat ISIS

PA | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK

Extra money should be spent on the SAS and drones to combat the threat of Islamic State (IS) terrorists, David Cameron has told defence chiefs.The Pri...

Five Unexpected Ways People Use Drones

Mark Hawtin | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Hawtin

The sinister-sounding drone is one of the more unloved technological developments, mostly due to scaremongering suggesting we're all being spied on from the skies. But some enterprising consumers are finding new and innovative ways to make use of drones, including these five unusual tasks for the flying cameras.

A Whale Blew Out A Rainbow And A Drone Caught It (We're NOT Kidding)

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech

So this whale sprayed a rainbow from its blow hole and a near-flying drone caught it on camera. Ok we didn't believe it either until we saw the...

Who Decides the Fate of Commercial Drones?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Owning a drone and flying a drone is not the same thing, for the rules about being able to fully utilise the talent of drones, both commercially or for pleasure have been not exactly friendly or coherent.

Trust Us, These Drone Images Are So Much Better Than Whatever You're Staring At Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Tech

The winners of the 2015 Drone Aerial Photography Competition have just proved (yet again) that the world as seen from a drone's perspective is simply ...

Man Uses Drone To Give Homeless People A Meal In Incredible Act Of Kindness

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Tech

An amateur philanthropist has filmed the moment he gave away free hamburgers by dropping them mid-air using a drone. The tech enthusiast was deliv...

Clear Skies and 100% Chance of Abortion Pills Delivered by Drone in Poland

Julia Ellis-Kahana | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech
Julia Ellis-Kahana

A drone is the vessel of contemporary warfare that most effectively proliferates destruction. To take the ultimate unmanned weapon and find a way to use it to promote the human rights of women is radical.

Why A Hexacopter Drone Gun Battle Is Never A Good Idea

The Huffington Post UK | 3 | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Tech

Remember that time you accidentally mistook a neighbour's drone for CIA surveillance equipment and then shot it down? No? Well, California residen...

Drones Are Helping To Carry Out Illegal Abortions In Poland

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Tech

Women on Waves, an abortion support group, is set to use drones to explore unchartered territory in reproductive care. On Saturday, an unmanned ae...