A man from Stoke-on-Trent has denied launching a cyber-attack against the Home Office.
Mark Johnson, of Josiah Wedgwood Street, in Stoke-on-Trent, pleaded not guilty at Birmingham Crown Court today.
The 44-year-old is alleged - under the Computer Misuse Act - to have encouraged or assisted in a 'distributed denial of service attack' on websites operated by the Home Office and the Home Secretary, Theresa May, on June 15th 2012.
Mr Johnson has been granted bail until his trial begins on November 3rd.
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Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is expected to visit Leicestershire after setting up a new motor racing team which will be based in the county.
The team will compete in Formula E, a new global electric motor-racing series, which will have its global headquarters at Donington Park.
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Donington Park has been announced as the global HQ for Formula E, the FIA’s new global electric motor-racing series.
Additionally, two teams - fronted by Hollywood A-lister Leonardo Di Caprio and Virgin supremo Richard Branson respectively - will use the circuit for their testing and development work.
Dozens of civil engineers and technicians have begun work on the new build, with around 150 highly technical racing engineers set to be working on site from May.
The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) contributed a £3.65m loan facility towards the £5.7m scheme to ensure the circuit was selected by Formula E.
Toyota made 60% more cars at its Derbyshire site last year than in 2012.
The increase marks the biggest growth out of all the car manufacturers in the country, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
180,000 cars rolled out of its Burnaston factory in 2013.
Oliver Knight is just 25 but next year he will realise a lifelong ambition - to go into space. He one of 23 people who won competition for a place in space. He went to a specialist training camp in Florida and came out on top.
"Only 537 people have ever been in space in the history of mankind. So to be one of the next people is absolutely incredible and I really feel privileged to have this opportunity" says Oliver Knight
Doctors in Staffordshire have launched a new mobile phone app which will give patients easy access to healthcare information.
The doctors say the 'Choose Well' app can tell people where their nearest pharmacy, GP's surgery or dentist is and its opening hours.
We know some people feel confused about what services they can access and where. Hopefully this app will help explain that and will be with them whenever they have their mobile device handy.