Beach holidays: Cheapest beach resorts in Europe mapped

The cheapest beach resorts in Europe have been unveiled in a new report by Post Office Travel Money, with Turkey taking the top place. The tenth Post Office Travel Money Family Holiday Report has revealed that families heading to European hotspots can look forward to seeing their pounds stretch further in two-thirds of the destinations […]

‘The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls’ Is Injecting A Lot Of Fun Into Kickstarting A Game

Adopting a cat. Sending in fan art. Getting your parents to play The Binding of Isaac. Taking pictures in the bathroom. Stretch goals where you can put your name on a tombstone on Edmund McMillen’s lawn. Drawing pictures of the developer nude. The Kickstarter for The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls, a card game built […]

Boeing may have suffered a setback with Starliner’s pad abort test

Enlarge / In January 2018, Boeing shared this photo of the Starliner Pad Abort Test and Orbital Flight Test vehicles under construction in Florida. (credit: Boeing) A serious issue appears to have occurred during preparations for Boeing’s test of the Starliner spacecraft and its launch abort system, three sources have told Ars. However, a company […]

Russian military shoot down militant drone near Khmeimim Air Base in Syria – MoD

Russian air defense units have downed a drone launched from a militant-controlled territory in the Syrian Latakia province, the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria has said. The aerial “target was destroyed away from the air base,” the head of the reconciliation center, Major General Aleksey Tsygankov, told the media, adding that the incident resulted in […]

Queen Mathilde of Belgium commands attention in bright red dress and matching hat

Queen Mathilde of Belgium, 45, was joined by her husband King Philippe, 58, and their four children Elisabeth, 16, Gabriel, 15, Emmanuel,12, and Eleonore, 10. Belgian National Day celebrates the separation of the country from the Netherlands. Mathilde chose a red lace dress with a nude underlay for the event. The dress featured three quarter […]

Under Armour’s Steph Curry 5s are flying off the shelves — and it’s great news for the stock, analyst says (UAA)

Ezra Shaw/Getty Under Armour‘s much-anticipated Steph Curry 5’s are selling out.  The brand’s HOVR sneakers are also performing well.  The trend strengthens Jefferies analyst Randal Konik’s bull case for the sports-apparel retailer.  Watch Under Armour trade in real time here.  One of Under Armour‘s most-anticipated products is living up to the hype, and that could […]

China’s Xi touches down in Senegal for first visit to west Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping touched down in Senegal on Saturday for the first leg of his tour of sub-Saharan Africa that will also see him visit Rwanda, South Africa and Mauritius. The Senegal visit marks President Xi’s first ever trip to a west African nation, and he is the first Chinese head of state to […]

Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

(credit: Aurich Lawson) In light of the $ 5 billion EU antitrust ruling against Google this week, we started noticing a certain classic Ars story circulating around social media. Google’s methods of controlling the open source Android code and discouraging Android forks is exactly the kind of behavior the EU has a problem with, and […]