Why the volatile price of aluminium matters

Technology - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 20:06
From door frames to aircraft and food packaging - how soaring prices will impact the world economy.

Scottish spaceport's prototype rocket unveiled

Science/Nature - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 03:52
The final version of the 19m-long Prime rocket is to be launched from a site in Sutherland.

Climate change: Airlines miss all but one target - report

Science/Nature - Mon, 05/09/2022 - 20:39
Campaigners say the aviation industry cannot be relied on to tackle their role in climate change.

Climate change: 'Fifty-fifty chance' of breaching 1.5C warming limit

Science/Nature - Mon, 05/09/2022 - 20:38
Scientists say there's now a strong chance that the world will warm by more than 1.5C by 2026.

Why India's poorest children are falling further behind

Technology - Mon, 05/09/2022 - 20:05
Lack of access to smartphones and computers is widening the education gulf in India.

Is it fair for fantasy football managers to rely on AI?

Technology - Sun, 05/08/2022 - 19:49
Some managers think artificial intelligence helps remove their bias but others think it's cheating.

Why one firm is banking on carbon fibre bikes in Europe

Technology - Thu, 05/05/2022 - 20:01
Europe's bike firms want to source more components closer to home, including carbon fibre frames.

£5m Virtual Reality centre launches in Portsmouth

Technology - Tue, 05/03/2022 - 22:10
The university centre received more than £3m in government funding to help businesses create VR.

The perfect storm increasing the cost of a crucial metal

Technology - Mon, 05/02/2022 - 20:00
Nickel is essential for batteries and stainless steel but suppliers are struggling to meet demand.

Scooter recall hits India's 'Tesla of two-wheelers'

Technology - Thu, 04/28/2022 - 20:13
How a product recall is disrupting one start-up's plans to dominate the electric scooter market.

Climate change: Don't let doom win, project tells worriers

Science/Nature - Wed, 04/27/2022 - 22:39
The BBC gets an exclusive look at a new project to help students deal with rising climate anxiety.

Will Taiwan's banks stay stuck in a '1980s' time warp?

Technology - Mon, 04/25/2022 - 20:10
How the pandemic may have jolted an old-fashioned banking industry to make changes.

Why Argentina is embracing cryptocurrency

Technology - Thu, 04/21/2022 - 20:09
The nation that has seen economic trauma is open to the possibility of alternative money like Bitcoin.

Western leaders unite a month into Russian war

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 01:31
President Joe Biden joins leaders of Nato, the EU and G7 in response to the invasion of Ukraine.

Ashleigh Barty: Retiring tennis champion says 'wait and see' on her plans

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 01:02
World number one Ashleigh Barty hints of plans but says "wait and see", after her shock retirement.

Prince William shares 'profound sorrow' over slavery in Jamaica speech

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 01:01
The Duke of Cambridge condemns the slave trade, saying it "forever stains" the UK's history.

China plane crash: Human remains found amid wreckage

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 00:54
The China Eastern plane was carrying 132 people, and there has been no sign of survivors so far.

Shakespeare North Playhouse: £30m replica theatre reveals opening plans

Entertainment - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 22:38
The £30m Shakespeare North Playhouse, in Prescot, Merseyside, reveals its opening plans.

Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon set to DJ Lollapalooza

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 22:26
US investment banker David Solomon will play Lollapalooza in Chicago alongside acts like Metallica.

Orchards vanishing from the landscape, says National Trust

Science/Nature - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 21:50
Orchards are in big decline, with an area the size of the Isle of Wight lost since 1900, research finds.