Musk: Cheaper Tesla ready ‘in about three years’

By James ClaytonNorth America technology reporter image copyrightGetty Images Tesla founder Elon Musk has announced technology that he says will make Tesla batteries cheaper ...

Breonna Taylor: Kentucky city braces for prosecutor decision

Media playback is unsupported on your device Louisville, Kentucky, is under a state of emergency as prosecutors are expected to announce if police officers who killed ...

Covid: Boris Johnson warns of tougher measures if new rules are flouted

Media playback is unsupported on your device The government has warned of “tougher measures” if people do not follow the latest coronavirus restrictions. In a television ...

Coronavirus: Whitty and Vallance faced ‘herd immunity’ backlash, emails show

As the UK introduces fresh restrictions on social contact to curb the spread of coronavirus, controversy continues to rage about whether the government had initially considered trying ...

Coronavirus weddings: ‘We have to phone 15 people and uninvite them’

“We have to phone 15 people and tell them they can’t come anymore, which is an absolute nightmare,” says Tony Slade, who is due to get married to fiancee Laura next ...

Sean Lennon to host anniversary show for his father, John, on his 80th birthday

For the first time, Sean Ono Lennon has interviewed Sir Paul McCartney about his relationship with his father, John. “I look back on it now like a fan,” says Sir Paul ...

Gordi: The pop star doctor who answered the Covid call

Singer-songwriter Gordi thinks it’s “incredibly selfish” not to wear a face mask during the coronavirus pandemic. As a practising doctor in hospitals around the ...

Video game loot boxes: another form of gambling?

image copyrightGetty Images The government is asking for the public’s opinion about the impact of loot boxes in video games, in an eight-week consultation. Loot ...

Coronavirus: ‘Government must publish contact-tracing app data’

image copyrightPA Media A leading health charity is demanding details about how England and Wales’ contact-tracing app fared in tests. The app is due to launch on ...

Pascale Ferrier: White House ricin package suspect in court

A Canadian woman has been charged in US federal court for allegedly posting a letter with deadly ricin poison to President Donald Trump. Pascale Ferrier, of Quebec, was arrested at ...