UK Drones

Meth Drone Crashes In Car Park

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Tech

A drone that was carrying methamphetamine has been discovered in a small supermarket car park in Tijuana, Mexico. The police were called to the drone ...

Drones Are Taking Over CES

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech

It's hard to describe just how big of a deal drones were at CES 2015. Newly enamoured with their very own section at the conference, drones were appea...

This Drone Hunts Other Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

A company that doesn't have a phone number, address or indeed anything other than a website is claiming to have produced a drone that within 2 minutes...

This Guy Is Having A Bad Day

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Tech

The bond between a pilot and their drone is a close one, it's forged the moment they buy it and is broken only through lack of available power points ...

When Drones Go Horribly Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Tech

If there's a list of products that could define 2014, the drone would be on that list. Whether they're quadcopters, helicopters or planes they've been...

Introducing The Wearable Device You Forgot You Already Had

Tamara Sword | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Tech
Tamara Sword

So what could replace the smartphone? Rather than smart watches or augmented glasses, I'm following the money and betting on a technology that Facebook, Amazon and Google have all invested in. Drone technology.

Helicopter Drones Are Next

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Tech

The US Navy has successfully tested its first helicopter drone in a series of successful sea trials that saw the MQ-8C Fire Scout helicopter repeatedl...

Got A Drone? You Should Probably Watch This

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Tech

Did you unwrap a shiny new drone for Christmas? While it's tempting to send it skywards at the first possible opportunity it's absolutely worth noting...

You've Never Seen A Bird Fly Like This...

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.12.2014 | UK Tech

The US Government's experimental robotics division DARPA is looking to build an all-new type of fast-flying drone that can mimic the manoeuvrability o...

News Punch Christmas Special 2014

Marc Paterson | Posted 17.02.2015 | 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 29.12.2014 | 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 05.01.2015 | 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 ...