UK chip designer Imagination bought by Chinese firm – BBC News – BBC News

UK chip designer Imagination bought by Chinese firm – BBC News – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Apple uses Imagination’s technology in its iPhones UK technology firm Imagination, which designs graphics chips for smartphones, is being bought for £550m by a Chinese-backed investment firm. Imagination put itself up for sale in June after Apple, its largest customer, said it would stop using its products. The boss of […]

Top 10 autumn breaks in small UK towns and cities – The Guardian

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire School holidays saw my mother and me visiting my grandmother in Starbeck, a suburb of posh Harrogate, on the way to the pretty town of Knaresborough. Part of its magic lay in Mother Shipton’s Cave and Petrifying Well: “Mother” herself, a 17th-century crone with (dubious) powers of prophecy, had long vacated. But […]

Africa’s biggest modern art gallery opens in Cape Town

Africa’s biggest modern art gallery opens in Cape Town

Image copyright EPA Image caption The work of South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga is influenced by his background in fashion design Africa’s largest gallery for contemporary art from the continent and its diaspora has opened in the South African city of Cape Town. The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz Mocaa) is set inside […]

Altach striker Bernard Tekpetey banned for ‘racism’ reaction

Altach striker Bernard Tekpetey banned for ‘racism’ reaction

The 20-year-old caused controversy after reacting to racist insults from away supports during an Austrian Cup tie against third tier Union Gurten. Ghana’s Bernard Tekpetey has been given a two-match ban after he was sent off for his reaction to alleged racist insults during an Austrian Cup tie. The 20-year-old Altach striker gestured towards Union […]

Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

Media captionState TV broadcast footage of the missile test at an undisclosed location Iran says it has successfully tested a new-medium range missile, in defiance of US President Donald Trump. The launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which has a range of 2,000 km (1242 miles), was shown on state TV. It is unclear when the […]

Iraqi Kurdish referendum: UN warns of ‘destabilising impact’

Iraqi Kurdish referendum: UN warns of ‘destabilising impact’

Media captionKexit? Iraqi Kurdistan referendum explained – by the voters themselves The UN Security Council has warned of the potentially destabilising impact of a planned referendum on independence for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The 15 member states said Monday’s non-binding vote could hinder efforts to counter so-called Islamic State (IS) and help displaced Iraqis […]

Bees ‘go online’ in Manchester

Bees in Manchester are having computer chips glued to their bodies, to help beekeepers track when they enter and exit the hive. Rory Cellan-Jones visited the project to find out how it works. Bees ‘go online’ in Manchester

Brexit: UK needs to clarify issues – Macron

Brexit: UK needs to clarify issues – Macron

Image copyright Reuters The UK must provide more clarity about its negotiating position on Brexit, the French president has said. Emmanuel Macron said the issues of EU citizens’ rights, the exit bill and the Irish border question must be settled before talks could be held on trade. On Friday, Theresa May made suggestions including a […]

Corbyn admits colleagues unhappy at ‘restricted’ conference speeches

Corbyn admits colleagues unhappy at ‘restricted’ conference speeches

Image copyright Getty Images Some shadow cabinet members are unhappy about not getting to speak from the main platform at the Labour conference in Brighton, Jeremy Corbyn has said. Asked why Manchester mayor Andy Burnham would not get a slot, the Labour leader said there was a need to “rebalance” the conference in favour of […]