Thousands may lose internet access today

If you're reading this, then you're OK - but, today, many people around the world will have a nasty surprise.

A quarter of Europeans have never used the internet

More than 100 million adults on the EU have never surfed the web, new European Union statistics show.

Comcast offers $10 per month internet

Comcast has announced plans to offer internet access to low-income families for just $10 per month, saying it wants to help close the digital divide.

Internet access linked to prescription drug abuse

Improvements in internet access are leading to an increase in prescription drug abuse, as people find it easier to access rogue pharmacies online.

Life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness... and internet access

Four in five people around the world reckon internet access is their fundamental right, according to a poll conducted for BBC World Service.