Will technology help us escape urban commuting hell?

Will technology help us escape urban commuting hell?..

Lily Evans 31-Jan, 09:06 21 BBC

Fed up of endless traffic jams and overcrowded trains? Then how about commuting to work in your own jetpack? New Zealand firm Martin...


Can 'flying donkey' drones plug Africa's transport gap?

Can 'flying donkey' drones plug Africa's transport gap?..

Diego Ross 31-Jan, 09:06 19 BBC

The need for infrastructural change in Africa is undeniable - the continent is growing economically and needs better transport links. But...


F1 tech still shaping tomorrow's transport

F1 tech still shaping tomorrow's transport..

Andrew Martin 31-Jan, 09:06 12 BBC

Motorsport has a long history of feeding its innovations into road cars. And that technological transfer is set to continue into the...


Are superfast trains speeding down the tracks?

Are superfast trains speeding down the tracks?..

Kevin Allen 31-Jan, 08:40 25 BBC

At the time the UK was completing its first stretch of high-speed rail in 2007, China had barely left the station. Nearly a decade on,...


Social credit

Social credit..

Maria Stewart 31-Jan, 08:40 20 BBC

Traditional banking in Africa has failed - 80% of the continent's 1.2 billion people do not have a bank account or access to formal...


Divinely digital

Divinely digital..

Antonio Roberts 31-Jan, 08:40 21 BBC

"You sign up to a church here and you are in multiple countries, because you have branches all over the world. So, from day one you are an...


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says company will support lawsuit against Trump's immigration order

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says company will support lawsuit against..

Ella Flores 31-Jan, 07:50 19 Latimes

Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos said the Seattle-based company is prepared to support a lawsuit being brought by Washington...


Pursuing the pirates

Pursuing the pirates..

Joseph Williams 31-Jan, 07:44 27 BBC

"The first thing they ask you is if you have an AK-47 - and if you can swim," says Abdirizak Ahmed. That, he says, is what pirate...


Beyond the safari

Beyond the safari..

David Brooks 31-Jan, 07:44 9 BBC

South Africa is the stuff of dreams for the intrepid traveller. From game reserves to Table Mountain; Durban's Golden Mile to the...


More light, better life

More light, better life..

Kevin Allen 31-Jan, 07:44 25 BBC

Seeing our mobile phone running low on juice can induce near panic in many of us these days - we've become so reliant on them. So imagine...


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