Drone sighting briefly halts departing flights at UK’s Heathrow Airport

All flights departing Heathrow, the U.K.’s largest airport, were suspended for an hour on Tuesday following a reported drone sighting. An airport spokesperson told TechCrunch that staff are &#82

What the actual hell, Britain?

As I'm writing this, it looks as if Britain has voted to leave the EU.It's hitting me like a ton of Europe-approved bricks, because this decision just simply doesn't make sense. I strongly believes in

England Rugby Captain Tracks Down Missing iPad, Narrates Ordeal Via Twitter

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/mobilemei.jpg" />This is a fantastically fun story. Former England Rugby captain Will Carling’s iPad was stolen, yeah, but he had track

The "Tube" shall be getting Wi-Fi, old chum

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/london-tube-map.jpeg">Pip pip and cheerio! The London Tubemaster General, Mayor Boris Johnson ESQ 1st Class Deceased is proposing that th

England manager delays launch of player-tracking Web site amid criticism

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/capellooo.jpg" />People who hate to see <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/08/why-are-we-so-afraid-of-technology-ruining-soccer-i

If England wins the World Cup you could win a Toshiba TV or laptop

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/capelloengland.jpg" /><a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/toshiva/">Toshiba</a> will give away a free laptop or TV to one lucky winner

Around 500,000 people watch England-Ukraine online (because that was the only way to watch it)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/eu.jpg" />England lost to Ukraine yesterday, thus sullying Fabio Capello's 100 percent World Cup qualifying campaign record. While I unde

With Setanta gone, England turns to Internet to broadcast away games

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/englandppv.jpg" />Once again, the Internet has saved the day. As some of you may know, Setanta, a sports broadcaster, recently went out o

Every time you watch an English Premier League game online, um, something bad happens. Apparently.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/epl.jpg" />It's fair to say that the Internet is a complete waste of time. Aside from the odd virtual museum, or learning about the histo

Nike's T90 Ascente football: So damn advanced they might as well throw Google Chrome OS on it

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/t90.jpg" />New season, new ball. The three big football leagues—England's Premier League, Spain's La Liga, and Italy's Serie A&mdas

Manchester United goalkeeper used iPod to help his team win Carling Cup

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/manutd.jpg" />Manchester United won the Carling Cup, which is primarily a little-valued “bonus” trophy handed out in England, yesterd

England's Arsenal FC to launch Sony PSP-assisted instant replay for fans next year

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/arsenalpsp.jpg" />English football team Arsenal FC will experiment with <a HREF="http://tech.yahoo.com/news/nm/20090121/tc_nm/arsenal___i

Wi-fi harshes hippies' buzz

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/tor-01.jpg" alt="Glastonbury Tor" title="Glastonbury Tor" /> Glastonbury, England, renowned for its <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wik

The lonely kiosk that's a part of Microsoft's $300 million ad campaign

We’re seeing more and more of what $300 million buys you—“you” being Microsoft and $300 million being its recently beefed up ad budget. So, to the point: what does it buy you? In addit

FIFA 09 demo now on PSN: Recreate England's historic victory over someone other than Andorra

The demo for FIFA 09 is nowon the PS3’s PSN. Not a moment too soon, since we’re right in the midst of World Cup 2010 qualifiers. That up there is England, winning. Yes, truly shocking.

Real Football invading England through Sky HD

Brits? ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL! Real football. Not that wussy, chase a ball around and get penalized if someone bumps someone else football. No, we are talking Monday Night, hard hitting, ha

CrunchDeals: 15 percent off Proporta accessories eases the pain of England not qualifying for Euro 2008

England’s loss is your gain. Since none of the Home Nations qualified for Euro 2008, UK-based accessory house Proporta is giving a solid 15 percent off all their merchandise. You’ll need t

3G iPhone to be thinner, subsidized in the UK

Rather than bombarding you folks with two successive 3G iPhone rumor posts, I’ll do so in one so as not to piss off the iPhone haters. First, Leander Kahney at Cult of Mac has a hot tip that the

English lady columnist calls video games 'crack cocaine'

[photopress:vcross.jpg,full,right] This lady rules. Janice Turner of The Times—they have a decent football podcast—goes into the familiar “new technology is scary and stupid and I wi

It's a ball, it's a remote control, it's the closest England will get to Euro 2008

Poor England will be watching Euro 2008 from home, perhaps using this FA-branded ball as a remote control. It can be programmed to work any number of devices, like DVD players, TVs, set top boxes, etc
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