A major internet outage is affecting a vast number of major websites, with Gov.uk also facing issues.
The Guardian, New York Times, Independent, Financial Times, CNN and Buzzfeed are all among the new websites to have error notices online owing to a Fastly outage.
The CDN provider has confirmed it is facing an outage on its status website.
“We’re currently investigating potential impact to performance with our CDN services,” the firm said. It added that it is affecting the following areas:
‘Europe (Amsterdam (AMS), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), Frankfurt (HHN), London (LCY)), North America (Ashburn (BWI), Ashburn (DCA), Ashburn (IAD), Ashburn (WDC), Atlanta (FTY), Atlanta (PDK), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas (DAL), Los Angeles (LAX)), and Asia/Pacific (Hong Kong (HKG), Tokyo (HND), Tokyo (TYO), Singapore (QPG)).’
Social media platforms such as Twitch, Pinterest and Reddit are also returning 503 errors.
The NHS website was still working earlier, with over 25s now eligible to book vaccines.
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