Mia is a mini electric vehicle

A rather cute little electric vehicle is set to be imported into the United Kingdom from France this summer for fleet use. The Mia three-seater from Mia Electric will price for around £16,995 + VAT starting, including the UK government’s plug-in car grant.

Irish fight back at tax allegations

The Irish government is getting angry that the US and UK are blaming its tax laws for the antics of multinational IT companies.

Google could land up in the Tower of London

A committee of the House of Commons summoned a Google executive to give testimony again today and raised the possibility that the corporation might find itself in contempt of parliament.

Now the US taxman probes Google

The world's tax men are ganging up to take on the creative accountants at the likes of Google, who have been allegedly engineering some fairly staggering tax evasion moves.

Eurocrats gang up on US firm

It is starting to look like Google's tax avoidance days might be coming to a close after France and Germany have joined the UK in demanding that the search engine start paying its share.

Google in trouble with alien governments. Again

Search engine Google's attempts to avoid paying tax in cash-strapped Britain have been grassed up to the press by its customers.

Google finds itself under further government pressure

British Parliament appears to be a little concerned that the search engine Google might not have been telling the whole truth the last time it showed up.

British 4G spectrum auction disappoints Treasury

The British appear less than keen on 4G, with yesterday's spectrum auction raising much less cash than expected and takeup for the country's first 4G service sluggish.

Google gives 15,000 Raspberry Pis to UK kids

Google is donating 15,000 Raspberry Pi computers to British schoolchildren in order to help them develop programming skills.

UK hits Sony with record fine for 'avoidable' PSN hack

Sony's been fined nearly $400,000 in the UK for the security breach that led to the hacking of its PlayStation Network in April 2011.

US, UK refuse to sign internet treaty

Following widespread criticism, the UN has failed to win consensus on its planned internet regulation treaty.

4G goes live in 11 UK cities

The UK's first 4G service is up and running in 11 cities today, with the launch of EE's LTE network.

Netflix's latest find is new Ricky Gervais comedy

Netflix has landed a new comedy series starring Ricky Gervais.

European launch for Amazon Appstore - and Kindle Fire too?

Amazon's Appstore is launching in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, in what's a pretty strong hint that the Kindle Fire will soon make it to Europe too.

Anonymous targets UK government in 'Operation Free Assange'

The Anonymous hacking collective says it's brought down several UK government websites in protest at the country's treatment of Julian Assange.

UK to get 4G this year

The UK's telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has made the controversial decision to allow Everything Everywhere, which owns the T-Mobile and Orange brands, to use its existing bandwidth to launch 4G services.

UK gets going on 4G at last with spectrum sale this year

British telecoms regulator Ofcom has revealed its plans for the spectrum auction designed to pave the way for 4G networks.

Apple ordered to make public climbdown over Galaxy Tab claims

Apple's been ordered to run ads in major newspapers in the UK admitting that Samsung didn't copy the iPad.

Poor score for US in energy efficiency report

The US is lagging way behind in terms of energy efficiency, according to a new report from the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

Prepare for more extreme weather, say scientists

Climate change is set to trigger more extreme weather events around the world, an international team of scientists claims.