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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit: Theresa May says agreement is “important step” on the road to Brexit EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks on to the second phase but called for “further clarity” from the UK about the future relationship it wants. The first…

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Image copyright Universal Pitch Perfect 3 is outstanding. Quite literally. Not only is the third instalment of the successful film franchise highly entertaining – but also highly unusual for Hollywood. Seeing an all-female ensemble cast in a storyline where the main objective isn’t finding a boyfriend is something you don’t…

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Image copyright Getty Images Thousands of Vodafone customers will be able to end their contracts early after the UK’s communications regulator raised concerns over new charges. In April, Vodafone introduced new international roaming charges for 60 countries outside the European Union, and told customers via text message. Ofcom said it…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Decent broadband can be hard to find in some rural areas, said Ofcom The UK’s digital divide has narrowed but more than one million homes and offices still struggle to get good broadband, says an Ofcom report. The Connected Nations report found that about 4%…

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The last Question Time of the year saw Conservative Nicky Morgan and Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey joined on the panel by Professor Robert Winston, comedian Geoff Norcott and journalist Isabel Oakeshott in Barnsley. So what happened? Coming the day after Theresa May’s first Commons defeat as prime minister on a key…

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Image copyright IQiyi One of China’s largest tech companies has taken its “flirtatious secretary” virtual assistant offline, following a suggestion that it objectified women. The avatar, called Vivi, was designed to be built-in on a new virtual reality headset sold by iQiyi, the video platform owned by search giant Baidu….

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Image copyright Natwest website Image caption The Natwest website shows as “not secure” in some web browsers NatWest bank says it will enhance the security of its website, following a spat with security experts who spotted a vulnerability. Several researchers had asked why some banks used encrypted HTTPS connections for…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Salma Hayek, seen here promoting Frida in 2003, which she starred in and co-produced Actress Salma Hayek has described Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein as a rage-fuelled “monster”, alleging he sexually harassed and threatened her. Writing in the New York Times, Hayek said Weinstein once…

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