British drivers could face jail for using mobile

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In the most serious cases, British motorists caught talking on a hand-held mobile phone or sending a text while driving could be charged with dangerous driving, which carries a two-year maximum sentence and an unlimited...

British Government Apologizes for Data Mishap

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Prime Minister Gordon Brown tried to reassure Britons their personal details were safe Wednesday after the one of the biggest security breaches in the country's history left millions of people exposed to identity theft and...

British Online Spending Tops £100 billion

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Total online spending by British shoppers has hit £100 billion, research shows. This figure dates back to April 1995 when e-retail first launched, according to the Interactive Media in Retail Group (IMRG). Britons spent £3.465...

British Music Industry Threatens ISPs Over Piracy

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The music industry opened up a new front in the war on online music piracy yesterday, threatening to sue internet service providers that allow customers to illegally share copyrighted tracks over their networks. The International...

UK ISP to British recording industry: get lost

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One of the ISPs that the British recording industry tried to strong-arm into terminating customers' accounts on accusation of file-sharing has refused. In a letter to the British Phonogram Industry, Tiscali's legal department lectures the...

British Telecom Purchases Dabs.com

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BT, Britain's biggest fixed telecom player has purchased online retailer Dabs.com. While the fee has not been disclosed sources state the deal was worth £30million. The move is part of BT's strategy to strengthen...

British ISPs Must Identify File Sharers

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British record companies applauded Friday's ruling in court that gave them the right to obtain the identities of people who use file sharing programs from Internet service providers. The labels were looking for the identities...

British Broadband Picks Up The Pace

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BT Broadband is to double its speed for free from later this week. The ISP is to introduce a new, 2Mbps package from this Thursday, February 17, for home customers. Existing 1Mbps customers will also...

SQL Slammer Used British code

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Code from a UK security expert has emerged as the driving force behind the SQL Slammer worm that ravaged servers over the weekend. David Litchfield, co-founder of NGS Software, originally wrote the code to demonstrate...

The British Army in virtual combat

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The British Army is using a specially developed version of the celebrated computer game Half-Life to train its troops. With the first-person shoot-em-up soldiers can try out new weapons and new tactics...

British launched biggest military combat

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I've recieved a PM from Nick_Jones about this story and I've decided to post it on a main page since this is the first biggest combat deployment of England after the 1991 Gulf War. I...

Century-Old British Census goes online

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Modern technology has given Britons a glimpse of life at the turn of the last century with the online publication of the national census for 1901. Doomed Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott,...

New British payphones to offer Internet access

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British telecom giants Marconi and BT unveiled plans on Wednesday to install a network of 28,000 Internet-ready payphones across Britain. The companies said they were to introduce the new phones, which would...

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