Euston Station CLOSURE: Chaos as major London station to shut for THREE weekends

Network Rail is urging West Coast main line passengers to avoid all but essential rail travel to and from the capital over the three weekends. The station is closing as part of Britain’s Railway Upgrade Plan, which includes Network Rail replacing North Wembley junction – a major intersection on Europe’s busiest mixed-use railway. Martin Frobisher, […]

Alex Jones’ flagship radio station shut down by Federal Communications Commission

The US communications regulator has shut down Alex Jones’ flagship radio station and slapped it with a $ 15,000 fine. A lawsuit filed in the US District Court in Austin this week accuses Liberty Radio of operating without federal consent since at least 2013, the Austin American-Statesman reports. The Austin-based station has been solely streaming […]

A new report questions “viability” of plan to privatize the space station

Enlarge / The International Space Station is an important test bed for microgravity research. But it’s also very costly. (credit: NASA) A new report from the space agency’s inspector general concludes that NASA has no easy choice when it comes to the future of the massive International Space Station that orbits about 400km above the […]

Travel warning: Full list of airport, train station and flight strikes next week

Travel chaos is to hit British travellers next week thanks to a number of strike actions at airports and train stations. With the summer holidays starting this weekend, it is the peak season for the next six weeks of travel. Ryanair, Manchester Airport and St Pancras train station are all to be affected by future […]

Progress cargo spacecraft makes fastest-ever trip to space station (VIDEOS)

A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft on a Soyuz booster carrying supplies for the International Space Station crew has successfully completed its record-breaking two-orbit trip in less than four hours. The Progress MS-09 blasted off atop a Soyuz-2.1a rocket at 21:51 GMT Monday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Some 1.5 hours and several thruster firings […]

Paris’ Usine IO pivots its maker business to focus on coaching and Station F accelerator

Riding a maker movement wave, Paris-based Usine IO opened in 2014 to help entrepreneurs pursue their hardware startup dreams. Since then, the company has often been touted as one of the French Tech ecosystem’s crown jewels by those eager to demonstrate the growing momentum and creativity of France’s entrepreneurial scene. But after thre…Read More

London’s Charing Cross rail station evacuated after bomb scare

Published time: 22 Jun, 2018 06:43 Edited time: 22 Jun, 2018 06:58 Charing Cross rail terminal in London was evacuated after reports of a man on the tracks who claimed to have an explosive device, the British Transport Police said. The suspect was swiftly detained by officers. The man has now been detained by @BTP […]

China just invited the world to its space station

Enlarge / ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti in a Chinese pressure suit during training with Chinese colleagues to practice sea survival off China’s coastal city of Yantai, on August 14, 2017. (credit: ESA–Stephane Corvaja) At a time when NASA and its partners are trying to decide how long to maintain the International Space Station, China has […]