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Israel’s moon mission set to make space exploration history

A potential so-called hard landing will mean Israel joins a longer list of nations which have simply littered our primary satellite

Man who made millions blackmailing porn users jailed

Zain Qaiser, 24, was jailed for six years and five months at Kingston Crown Court on Tuesday

Websites face being blocked in UK by new ‘online harms’ regulator

Companies that run social media platforms, file hosting sites, discussion forums, messaging services and search engines will become responsible for any harmful material which they allow their users to share or discover

Apple streaming? The announcements expected at Apple’s special event

It follows a week of product news from the company, including new AirPods, a new iMac and a new iPad - begging the question: what will be the focus of the main event?

Google fined €1.49bn by EU for restricting rivals’ ads

Announcing the new fine, the EU's competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google had restricted rivals from appearing in online search advertisements

YouTube removes videos continuing to celebrate New Zealand mosque attacks

Sky News identified videos made in support of the killings, including one which recreates the attack in the children's game Minecraft alongside others that splice the attacker's comments into other videos

EU prepares for major international cyber attacks ahead of elections

Between 23-26 May of this year, depending on national customs, the remaining EU states will elect their members of the European Parliament

NASA issues space herpes warning as virus reactivates in astronauts

According to the agency, while only a small proportion of the astronauts develop symptoms as a result of the dormant virus awakening, it could spell danger for longer spaceflight missions - for instance to Mars

Amazon removes books saying autistic children can be treated with bleach

The withdrawals follow reports of the web giant selling multiple books and unofficial treatments to readers which encourage nonscientific treatments and spread disinformation about vaccines

EU parliament expresses ‘deep concern’ about China and use of Huawei...

While not binding, the resolution adds to the pressure the Chinese telecoms equipment maker is facing in western nations