When adults wouldn't listen, Greta Thunberg started to strike. Now millions of school children around the world follow her. Thunberg's generation is our best chance of saving the world
WIRED UKIn August, 15-year-old @GretaThunberg started a climate strike. She was all alone.
Seven months later, over one million children in 125 countries joined her.
This is the incredible story of how one teenager became the voice of the planet
Search for a male actor and Google's image suggestions will point you towards their filmography. But when it comes to female actors, Google is more interested in showing you their bodies
WIRED UKIn September 2018, Google introduced a suggestion feature for image searches. If you’re searching for a man, Google’s image-hunting algorithm will mostly focus on his career. If you’re searching for a woman, Google’s algorithm will focus on her body
A landmark legal case seeks to bring Boris Johnson to court to face claims of lying during the Brexit referendum. But does it have any merit?
WIRED UKBoris Johnson has been accused of lying, in court today, about the referendum claim that the UK sends £350 million to the EU each week. The case is the first of its kind and was completely crowdfunded. Here's how it reached this stage
A plastic-free ocean, carbon-neutral cities and decreasing the burden of dementia – these are all huge challenges that can only be solved by bold, inspirational leadership
WIRED UK"It is through missions that we will find innovative ways to meet society’s greatest challenges, while achieving economic growth that is innovative, equitable and sustainable."
.@MazzucatoM has a plan to reboot politics and economics
Articles 11 and 13 of the EU's new copyright directive have stoked fears that memes will effectively be banned and platforms will need to pay publishers when people link to their websites
WIRED UKWhat happens next? Although the Article 13 has passed, its provisions aren't law yet.
It's now up to member states to enact the Copyright Directive. Each country within the EU will be able to interpret in its own ways.
Read our explainer for more.