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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested after police found several people’s body parts in his home Twitter’s chief executive has said a case in which an alleged serial killer is said to have lured victims by searching the social network for suicidal thoughts is “extremely sad”….

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Image copyright EA Games publisher EA has faced further criticism over its latest Star Wars game, Battlefront II. Many players were unhappy about the credits that unlock key Star Wars characters. The number required has now been reduced but so has the number that can be earned through gameplay. The…

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Image copyright Getty Images Driving examiners in England, Wales and Scotland are to stage a 48-hour strike the day a new driving test is launched. The Public and Commercial Service (PCS) union warned thousands of tests could be cancelled when up to 2,000 members take part in the 4 December…

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Image copyright Getty Images Wages continue to lag behind the cost of living in the UK, while unemployment remains at a 42-year low. Workers’ earnings, excluding bonuses, rose 2.2% in the three months to September compared with a year ago, the Office for National Statistics said. But they fell 0.5%…

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Image copyright Getty Images The over-50s are more likely to be out of work than other age groups and to struggle to get another job, according to new research. Nearly a third of 50 to 65-year-olds are unemployed, about 3.6 million people, the charity the Centre for Ageing Better said….

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Image copyright Getty Images Aston Martin has said it may have to halt production if the UK fails to strike a Brexit deal with the EU. All new cars in the UK must have Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) approval, which is valid in the EU. Without a UK-EU deal, that…

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Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption The security services have warned about the dangers of toys being exploited by malicious hackers Consumer watchdog Which? has called on retailers to stop selling some popular toys it says have “proven” security issues. Those toys include Furby Connect, the i-Que robot, Cloudpets and Toy-fi…

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Image copyright EA Games publisher EA has changed a rule in its Star Wars Battlefront II video game after a huge backlash. During the game, players have to obtain credits – either by buying them or through long hours of game play – to unlock popular characters including Luke Skywalker…

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Image copyright Lauren Hurley Two thirds of British workers would prefer to start and end their working day earlier than the traditional 9am to 5pm, a new survey has found. YouGov said starting at 8am and finishing at 4pm was the most popular option, chosen by 25% of respondents. Another…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe CBI chief says business wants the UK and Europe to speed up Brexit negotiations European and UK business leaders have told Prime Minister Theresa May of their Brexit concerns. At a meeting in Downing Street on Monday, representatives from groups including…

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