Global internet slowdown after biggest cyber-attack in history

Millions hit by global internet slowdown after biggest cyber-attack in historySpamHaus group under attack from cyber-vandals in GenevaBut other unconnected sites across the world have been caught in attackNow, emails have slowed down as a result, expert claims PUBLISHED: 15:19 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:53 GMT, 27 March 2013 Internet traffic around the world has suffered a slowdown in the biggest ever cyber-attack of its kind.

Britain"s biggest cereal brands contain 30% more sugar than same products in US

Britain's biggest cereal brands contain 30% more sugar than same products in U.S. Kellogg’s Special K has 17g per 100g compared to 13g in USCheerios have 21.5g of sugar per 100g but in America it is only 4gAlpen has 15% more sugar in UK than in the USGovernment asks companies to commit to obesity pledges By James Black PUBLISHED: 18:37 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 20:45 GMT, 14 January 2013 Breakfast cereals sold in Britain contain as much as 30 per cent more sugar than the same products in the United States

UK floods: Three ponies put down after being left marooned by water

Three ponies put down after being left marooned by floodwater as homeowners are warned of fresh deluge to end the yearThe horses had been grazing on flood plains in Over Causeway, Gloucester, which became water-locked following weeks of heavy rain | UPDATED: 22:55 GMT, 30 December 2012 Severe flooding trapped 60 horses on a tiny mud island, leaving them desperate for food and water. Attempts have been made to save the herd, but people living nearby have accused the RSPCA of taking too long to respond. Three of the horses had to be put down after suffering from salmonella, while many others were said to have become seriously dehydrated

Laurel and Hardy to Strictly Come Dancing, how Christmas Day TV has changed over the past 60 years

From Laurel and Hardy to Strictly, how Christmas Day TV has changed over the past 60 years More religious content in the 1950s and light entertainment in the 1970sMore repeats, film and drama than ever before in 2012Sir Bruce Forsyth and the Queen remain the enduring figures on our screens on December 25 | UPDATED: 08:04 GMT, 21 December 2012 A church service in the morning, some Laurel and Hardy in the afternoon, then an evening in the company of Norman Wisdom before being tucked up in bed at 11pm. Christmas Day television in 1952 was a rather gentler affair than it is now – with a much bigger proportion of it devoted to religious programming. But some things, reassuringly, have endured, not least the presence of Bruce Forsyth – and the Queen.

Parents "betrayed" on porn as ministers reject call for opt-in for online access

Parents 'betrayed' on porn as ministers reject call for opt-in for online access Ministers claim experts advised against an automatic block forcing internet users to contact their Internet Service Providers to access porn Around 35 per cent of parents backed the 'opt-in' system | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 16 December 2012 Deputy Labour Leader Harriet Harman says the Government is doing 'very little' about increasing numbers of children being exposed to online porn Ministers were accused of betraying parents last night after they ruled out an automatic block on internet porn to protect children.