Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, the world’s largest telecom equipment manufacturer and second-largest smartphone maker, has been arrested in Vancouver, Canada on suspicion she violated U.S. trade sanctions against Iran, as first reported by The Globe and Mail. Huawei confirmed the news with TechCrunch, adding that Meng, the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, faces unspecified charges in the…

What substances are used to spike drinks? Corey’s story – ‘I only had one drink’ Corey says she was helped outside by some girls who were concerned for her. According to Corey, the security staff at the club assumed she was drunk and just wanted her away from their premises. Eventually, her parents were alerted…

Richard Branson has already conquered land and space. For his latest venture, he will be taking on the seabed. Branson has joined a team of scientists, explorers, and filmmakers to discover what lies at the very bottom of the Great Blue Hole in Belize. The natural wonder sits 100 kilometers (60 miles) off the Belize coast at the center…

Last Friday, Marriott sent out millions of emails warning of a massive data breach — some 500 million guest reservations had been stolen from its Starwood database. One problem: the email sender’s domain didn’t look like it came from Marriott at all. Marriott sent its notification email from “email-marriott.com,” which is registered to a third…

A starkly contrasting image of a single adult king penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) surrounded by a crowd of fluff-feathered chicks has won the hearts of those judging this year’s British Ecological Society (BES) annual photography competition. Chris Oosthuizen captured his winning image while conducting research on seals and killer whales on the remote Marion Island in the…

All the deepest-cutting councils are in England, as Scotland and Wales – where the average cut was 11% and 12% respectively – have used their devolved powers to protect councils to a greater extent. The context Looking at cuts in isolation doesn’t give you the full picture, though. Councils get their money mainly from a…