london
Violence On The Tube Has Shot Up

Data from the British Transport Police shows that violent crime on the London Underground system has soared by over 43% in the last three years. Read More >>

money
Black Friday Blamed for Ruining Christmas on the High Street

There's some good news and some bad news here from the Office for National Statistics. The good news is that we, as a nation, are really getting it together when it comes to doing our Christmas shopping in advance. The bad news is we're doing it really far in advance in November, on Black Friday, and are therefore contributing to the dramatic erosion of the high street retailers. Read More >>

huawei
Oxford University Bars Donations From Huawei

Remember the feeling on the primary school playground when one of the popular kids decided you were persona non grata, and it felt like suddenly no one would be your friend ever again? Read More >>

gaming
The Grand Tour Game is Amusingly Bad

Available now for the low, low price of £11.99/$14.99, playing The Grand Tour Game is like taking a trip back in time. Read More >>

batman
Michael Gove Says Batman Can Never Be Prime Minister

We love a good subtitle fail – analysts reduced to 'anal cysts', or of course the infamous Year of the Whores: Read More >>

cars
The Future of Cars is Grey, Not White

In your face white cars, the people are bored of washing you all the sodding time; the most popular colour for new cars in the UK last year was a good old, miserable, foglike, wet drizzle, political, non-committal, 48-52 ratio shade of grey. Read More >>

the grand tour
The Grand Tour’s Official Hashtag Is Not So Flattering

Those funny buggers at The Grand Tour have come up with a hashtag for the new series, and it can be read two ways. One not-so-flattering. Read More >>

shopping
Mastercard Backtracks On Cancelling Sneaky Subscriptions

For a minute, it looked like Big Finance had actually done something selfless to help the little guy. We were all cautiously optimistic yesterday when Mastercard announced it would be stopping anyone who wanted to accept its cards (which is everyone) from sneakily subscribing you after a free trial. Read More >>

tv
You Asked For It: What James O’Malley Thinks of The Grand Tour’s Third Series Premiere

When I signed off my Gizmodo UK editorship last October, I was sad to go. Despite the promise of new challenges ahead, I was going to miss working with my excellent colleagues. But whenever I felt sad about it, I gave myself a little pep talk while looking in the bathroom mirror: “At least you’ll never have to watch The Grand Tour ever again”, I’d tell myself. Read More >>

drones
Drone Expert Obviously Saw the Gatwick Shutdown Coming

A prominently placed industry insider within the drone universe saw all the Gatwick fuss coming, he says, adding that Gatwick should've done more to prevent the airport outage from happening and really ought to have got up and running again in less than three days. Read More >>

security
AI Might Mean We Can Take Liquids On Planes Again

The elaborate song-and-dance that is trying to get through security at the airport may soon be a hilarious memory, if the latest innovations being shown off in London catch on. Read More >>

social media
The ASA Is Cracking Down On Influencers’ Ads-In-Disguise

We don't follow anyone from Love Island on Instagram, but apparently a lot of people do, and those people are being duped into thinking their favourite fake-tanned, fake-toothed, fake-nailed, fake-haired celeb is being genuine. Read More >>

smartphones
The LG G8 Will Have Two Connecting Screens And Won’t Cost A Fortune

The upcoming LG G8 – which will be pronounced 'Gate' in the UK whether LG likes it or not – will be made up of two screens that can be combined, says a new report from Korea. Read More >>

health
Politicians Act on Serious Issue of Low Letterboxes

Amid the boring, neverending politics that's been going on of late, one Conservative MP has provided everyone a bit of light relief by asking for the government to drop everything and pass new rules on the maximum and minimum acceptable heights of household and business letterboxes. That's what people go into politics for. Read More >>