Eco-friendly, tiny houses may be all the rage right now but how do you know if you’re really ready to downsize? Instead of jumping the gun on a six-figure cell, why not test the waters of small time living in one of these tiny house vacation rentals. From...

Lenovo’s Signature Laptops Refuse To Install Linux

Lenovo has confirmed that several of its Yoga laptops are refusing to install Linux-based operating systems. The Chinese firm said the issue had been caused by its switch to a new storage system, which reads and records data faster than normal. There had been confusion after one of its employees posted that Linux was blocked because of an “agreement with Microsoft”. However, Lenovo...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Swaps Begin in UK

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 exchange programme has launched in the UK. Samsung is telling affected owners to contact their suppliers, but many of the suppliers say they are already contacting their customers directly. The devices were recalled after a small number of reports around the world...

Facebook And Apple’s Messaging Dreams Face A Global Problem

Earlier this week Apple made its first public move to transform Messages into a platform that could one day be as profitable as the App Store. Now open to third party developers, Messages on just-released iOS 10 has become a place where you can download stickers and...

iPhone 7 Launch Draws Smaller Crowds To Apple Stores

Apple employees enthusiastically counted down the last moments before stores from San Francisco to Shanghai opened on Friday to launch the iPhone 7, but the ranks of shoppers were notably thinner than in previous years. Apple fans assembled at stores around the world...

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Zika Virus Can Cause Rare Paralysis Disorder

Zika Virus

New research has confirmed the Zika virus can trigger the paralysing condition Guillain-Barre. Xul News revealed two weeks ago that Colombian doctors had found the virus in five patients with the neurological condition. Now scientists at the Institut Pasteur in France have analysed a Zika outbreak in French Polynesia in 2013-14 and also found patients...

Tobacco Firms Must ‘Cough Up’ For Smoking Damage

The Government is being urged to force the tobacco industry to “cough up” cash for the damage caused by smoking. Cancer Research UK says if tobacco companies are charged around 1p for every cigarette sold in the UK, an extra...

Sierra Leone Declared Ebola Free

The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone where British nurse Pauline Cafferkey caught the disease has been declared over as a crucial milestone is reached. It has been confirmed that 42 days has elapsed since the last new case of the deadly...

Ebola Outbreak Countries: No New Cases For A Week

The three West African countries at the centre of the Ebola epidemic have recorded their first week with no new cases since the outbreak was declared in March 2014. More than 11,000 people have died in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone,...

Team GB Celebrate Second At Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Team GB has taken second place in the Olympic medal table as the Games came to a close with a colourful ceremony in Rio. The United States topped the medals table with 46 golds and 121 medals overall...

Portugal Champions Of Europe As France Beaten

Portugal Champions

Portugal have won the European football championships after beating hosts France 1-0 in the Paris final. Substitute Eder scored the winner with a dramatic strike in extra-time at the Stade de France. From...

New Zealand Beat Sri Lanka in First Test in Dunedin

Neil Wagner’s “miracle” ball helped New Zealand complete a 122-run victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Dunedin. Set 405 to win, Sri Lanka resumed on 109-3 looking to bat out...

Novak Djokovic Beats Andy Murray To Win Paris Masters Title

World number one Novak Djokovic secured his 10th title of the year with an emphatic victory over Britain’s Andy Murray at the Paris Masters final. The 6-2 6-4 win, achieved in just over 90 minutes,...

Solar Impulse Sets Off On 90-Hour Atlantic Crossing

Solar Impulse

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has set off from New York to cross the Atlantic, one of the toughest stages of its attempt to fly around the globe using solar energy. The pilot, Bertrand Piccard, will attempt...

Solar Impulse Flies Over Night-Time New York

Solar Impulse

The solar-powered plane Solar Impulse has arrived at New York’s JFK airport after making the short trip from Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania. Taking off late on Friday night local time, the aircraft...

Solar Impulse Aeroplane Reaches Phoenix, Arizona

Solar Impulse, the zero-fuel aeroplane, has flown the first leg across the continental United States in its attempt to fly around the world. It left Mountain View, California, at dawn on Monday and landed...

Suttons Seeds examines the importance of bee-friendly gardening

Leading garden retailer Suttons Seeds has examined the importance of bee-friendly gardening in their latest visual. From pollenating flowers to creating honey, bees play a vital yet often overlooked role....