EU Trade Commissioner Calls Bullshit on US Threats Over Huawei

This will-they-won't-they nonsense surrounding the UK's decision on Huawei because of pressure from the US needs to end because Trump is bluffing, says EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan. Read More >>

Boris Bungles Big Ben Brexit Bong Crowdfunding

After an incoherent rambling about how the public should "bung a bob for a Big Ben bong" to mark the passing of Brexit without running it past anyone, Boris is having to backtrack. Read More >>

The US is Still Harping on About the UK’s Final Decision on Huawei

As the UK nears the deadline on its decision on whether to use Huawei kit in its 5G network, the US has reportedly just pulled new evidence out of its arse. Which is a surprise, as thus far, it's had bugger all. Read More >>

MI5 Boss Says US-UK Spy Relations Will Continue as Normal if Britain Doesn’t Banish Huawei

While we wait on a final decision about Huawei's involvement in the UK's 5G infrastructure, the head of MI5, Andrew Parker, says it shouldn't affect the relationship between the US and the UK. Read More >>

Popular US Snack “Chlorinated Chicken” to Remain on Post-Brexit Banned Imports List

It turns out the entire Brexit scheme wasn't covertly pushed on us by the North American poultry industry after all – or it it was it has failed – because the UK's environment secretary has promised that oddly treated US meats that are currently banned from import thanks to EU protections will remain banned from import here even under any future UK/US trade realignment. Read More >>

Wolverhampton Kicks Off Town of the Year Competition Despite Being a City

The government's Town of the Year competition is off to an embarrassing start. Read More >>

UK’s Final Decision on Huawei’s 5G Involvement is Coloured by US Politics Once Again

The never-ending saga of Huawei's involvement in the UK's 5G infrastructure continues as the US piles on the pressure. Read More >>

Big Ben May Not Bong for Brexit After All

A handful of men bearing quite a resemblance to Jeremy Clarkson and wrapped in union flags may be disappointed this Brexit Eve, as no one has yet organised the Big Ben bell to be donged out to mark the UK's departure from the European Union – in a rare case of something that was promised not being delivered. Read More >>

South Western Railway Joins Potential Nationalisation List

The managers in charge of South Western Railway have issued a warning that the rail franchise may simply run out of money before the end of the year, adding it to the list of rail operators that could end up back in the public hands via nationalisation. Read More >>

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Ivanka Trump to CES: College is Overrated

Presidential daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump took to the stage at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on Tuesday afternoon to opine on “The Future of Work,” a keynote choice that confounded many attendees who pointed out that she has no background in tech. It turns out that the future of work, at least according to her, in large part revolves around not going to college. Read More >>

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CES 2020: Why the Hell Is Ivanka Trump Speaking at CES?

Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump and so-called White House “advisor,” will be speaking at CES this afternoon. But not everyone is happy about it. In fact, many people whom Gizmodo spoke with who are actually attending CES this year think it’s pretty weird that Ivanka Trump is getting a platform at America’s biggest tech show. Read More >>

Aussies Don’t Want Visa-Free Brits Lowering the Tone of the Place

The slight inconvenience of needing an easy-to-get digital visa before entering Australia will continue even after any post-Brexit trade deal has been organised, as the current Aussie government says it can't imagine opening up visa-free travel or work to Brits no matter what's offered in return. Read More >>

HS2 Cost Tops £100bn in New Unofficial Estimate

The situation around the review into HS2 –  that was leaked and still hasn't been officially released – has grown more acerbic and strange, thanks to the deputy chair of the review committee deciding to go rogue and release his own conclusions. And boy are they negative. Read More >>

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Here’s What to Expect From CES 2020

Because each individual day of 2019 felt like it stretched on for 100 years, you would absolutely be forgiven for forgetting that the largest technology show of the year immediately follows the start of the new year. But readers, the Consumer Electronics Show is happening – mere days from now, in fact – which means that the Gizmodo staff will be heading to Sin City to cover the conference’s most innovative, peculiar and covetable tech at the event. Read More >>