UK government website, Amazon, Spotify and PayPal are DOWN as Amazon Web Service appears to crash, leaving users unable to connect to other websites
The UK government’s website is among scores of sites down this morning, including Amazon, Spotify, PayPal and Reddit.
Thousands of users have reported problems trying to access the web pages.
Netflix, Twitch, Pinterest and UK chemist Boots have also been affected by the outage.
The problem, affecting customers worldwide, appears to be related to Amazon’s Web Service crashing, leaving people unable to connect to other websites.
It is unclear at this stage exactly what has caused Amazon’s Web Service to crash.
Amazon, Spotify, Reddit and Twitch are all down this morning, with users reporting problems trying to access the services (stock image)