Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson. File
With fires in the Amazon rainforest filling the Brazilian sky with smoke, the number of fires in the region this year may have set a new record.
Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc said on Monday it has signed up with NASA to develop a programme to promote private missions to the International Space Station (ISS), sending the shares of the company up about 16%.
My dream when I was about six was to be a late-night, long-distance lorry driver. It wasn’t so much that I liked the idea of lorries or driving, but that I had seen the Yorkie adverts and I liked the idea of chocolate. Often after a gig, I’ll drive home
When the Biden administration unveiled aggressive export controls in October aimed at blocking China from becoming a global leader in advanced semiconductors it was missing a key ingredient: agreement from US allies to impose their own matching restrictions. American officials, touting an ever-closer strategic alignment with Japan,
It has been six months since flooding drove 33 million people in Pakistan from their homes and submerged a third of the country. Today, 8.6 million people — far greater than the population of Scotland — are still facing hunger. The poorest people are facing the catastrophic impacts of the human-created climate crisis, even when they are
The scene in the courtroom just before noon was busy but muted. About 40 or so people, almost all journalists, chatted. Some set up their cameras and recording devices; a few photographers perched themselves in the jury box. They were preparing for a hearing on one of the most anticipated decisions in one of the biggest cases ever to
Are you even a parent if you don’t wade through a tsunami of shoes, empty Pom-Bear packets, softly browning apple cores and a homemade “art installation” featuring a lump of Blu Tack and a tea bag (”don’t throw it away, I made it for you!”) just to get out of the door in the morning? Speaking of tea bags, allow me to provide a vista into