UK Drones

An Expert Has Shown How Scarily Easy It Is To Hack A Police Drone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Tech

Turns out even government-owned drones aren't as secure as you'd think. A security researcher at IBM has demonstrated at a conference just how easy...

A Drone Flew Over Stonehenge At Dawn And It Was Spectacular

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter users appear to have had a wonderful start to their day thanks to a drone that flew over Stonehenge at the break of dawn. Television presen...

23 Near Misses Raise Fears Drones Could Take Down An Aircraft Over Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

There were 23 near misses between aircraft and drones at major airports and even over the Houses of Parliament in just six months, aviation investigat...

Meet Australia's Futuristic Answer To Sea Rescue

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

Australia is about to get a powerful new weapon in the battle for saving lives on the coast - it's very own shark-hunting drone. The Westpac Se...

Another Drone Came Terrifyingly Close To Hitting A Plane At Heathrow

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

If there are two things in the universe that don't go well together it's drones and huge passenger aircraft. Which is why it's all the more worryin...

A Tiny Drone Army Is Going To Invade The Streets Of London

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Tech

A new delivery drone company plans to revolutionise the way we do our shopping by replacing your weekly trip to Sainsbury's with a tiny delivery robot...

The Eagle Has Landed - A Bald Drone Story or an Important Pointer on Drone Control?

Alan Mckenna | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Tech
Alan Mckenna

The fact that the Metropolitan Police are willing to consider such a possibility highlights a very serious message - as things stand it is not possible to adequately prevent drone misuse, and as such anything will be considered.

Science Fiction: Science Facts

Carol Naughton | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Politics
Carol Naughton

It is time to stop playing party politics with a decision of this magnitude, that will have such far reaching repercussions for the UK's future security, international standing and identity. It is time to bring in the scientists. Look at the facts.

Met Police Consider Employing Eagles As Weapons In The Skies

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK

The Metropolitan Police could begin to use eagles to intercept drones following the success of similar tactics used by Dutch forces. Met Police Com...

Zika Virus on the Rise: Women on Web Provides Medical Abortion for Free

Julia Ellis-Kahana | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Tech
Julia Ellis-Kahana

We are acting to ensure that women will have up-to-date information to inform the decision for a safe abortion, should they desire it. WoW perceives an unwanted pregnancy to be a medical emergency and gives women the option of termination, regardless of economic limitations.

So 'Droneboarding' Is Now A Thing, And It's Absolutely Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Tech

Droneboarding is here, and while it's off to a slow start (quite literally), you can bet that it's going to stick around. Full credit to Mashable f...

Trident: A Done Deal?

Paul Ingram | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Politics
Paul Ingram

Trident is in the news again, and will continue to generate heat in the run up to a parliamentary debate promised later this year on the programme and patrolling posture. But the outcome is clear, pre-determined in the minds of the political elite and to some extent in contractual and diplomatic commitments.

Amazon's Ambitious Plan Is A Drone Army That'll Deliver Your Packages In Just 30 Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon has revealed some crucial details which explain how its off-the-wall Prime Air drone delivery service will actually work. While many bru...

Nothing To See Here, Just A Drone Landing On A MOVING Car

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Tech

Researchers in Germany have created a drone which can land on the roof of a moving car completely unassisted. The team based at the German Aerospac...

This Flying 'Tank' Is Actually An Ambulance Drone For The Battlefield

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Tech

This is the AirMule and despite looking like the world's first flying tank this is actually a two-person autonomous drone ambulance. Built by Urban...

David Cameron Admits Syrian Rebels Are Not All 'Lib Dem Activists'

The | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Politics

David Cameron has said the 70,000 ground forces in Syria are “not all the sort of people you bump into at Liberal Democrat party conference” as hi...

Watch 100 Drones Perform Above Orchestra Playing Beethoven's Symphony No.5

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

A record-breaking light show has captured an amazing performance of over one hundred drones. Displayed above an orchestra playing Beethoven's Symp...

Forget Roads, This Giant Self-Driving Drone Is The Future Of Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Tech

CES 2016 has definitely had the future of travel out there front and centre, but nothing has been more eye-catching than drone-maker EHang's absolutel...

Meet DISCO, Parrot's 'Uncrashable' New Drone That's Basically Powered By AI

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Tech

Drones currently suffer from one major drawback which is that while they're incredibly cool, they're also generally pretty difficult to fly. Well Parr...

A Powerful New Chip Will Create The Self-Aware Drone Army You've Always Wanted

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Tech

Chip-maker Qualcomm have unveiled their first sneak peak at a revolutionary new computer chip designed for drones which will give them increased flyin...

Five Technology Trends That Will Define 2016

Edward Lowe | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

Across a wide number of technologies, 2016 could be the breakthrough year where inventions excitably talked about by the media and the industry become placed into the hands of the mass market. Here are the potential top trends for 2016.

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Toddler Loses Eye In Horrific Drone Accident

SWNS | Dave Rudge | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Parents

A dad has described the horrifying moment a drone's propeller sliced through his 18-month-old son's eye. Rick Webb, 30, said after various operati...

Drones to Map, Connect... and Save the World?

Mark Hawtin | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Hawtin

Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as UAVs. The pilot-less aircraft integrate hardware with software to perform specific tasks. For example, easyJet uses drones to inspect its aircrafts and identify damage.

This Boy Just Took Out A Drone With Some Serious Bend-It-Like-Beckham Skills

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Tech

A school boy in New Zealand has proven why footballs and drones should never be in the same vicinity together. The student managed to spot the unma...

UK Turns Back on UN Protection of Civilians

Thomas Nash | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK
Thomas Nash

The UK is set to break with a 15-year tradition by refusing to hold an open debate on the protection of civilians during its presidency of the UN Secu...