The world’s largest all-electric plane has completed its maiden voyage, flying for 30 minutes in the skies above the US state of Washington.
With lockdowns beginning to ease, many countries are starting to think about how to restart an engine vital to their economies: tourism.
Of the myriad tragic effects of COVID-19, its impact on young people could prove to be one of its most damaging legacies.
With much of the world shut down due to coronavirus, the consequences for commodities have been dramatic.
Two years ago the director general of the World Health Organization silenced the audience at the World Government Summit with the view that a devastating epidemic could start in any count...
The world produces 300 million tonnes of plastic a year. There are 5 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean, and 90% of seabirds have swallowed plastic.
In 1919, pilot and photographer Walter Mittelholzer flew over the Mont Blanc massif in a rickety propeller-driven aircraft, taking pictures that gave the world a new perspective on Wester...
They’ve become so common a sight – and smell – on streets around the world that it’s hard to believe electronic cigarettes have been around a little more than a decade.
The US city of San Francisco is iconic. Its famous Golden Gate Bridge frequently appears on the silver screen, it has a rich countercultural history, and many of the world’s biggest tech ...
Portugal boasts pristine beaches, thousands of hours of annual sunshine and cuisine that includes little custard tarts that are enjoyed far beyond its borders.
When Concorde landed for the final time in London, the crowds saw their dreams of flying faster than the speed of sound grounded along with the legendary plane.