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People across Europe are being encouraged to use their smartphones to measure air pollution

Public encouraged to measure pollution with smartphones

4 September 2015

Inhabitants of several European cities have been invited to use their smartphones to measure air pollution.

A match between Flavia Pennetta and Monica Niculescu was interrupted after a drone crashed into a seating area at US Open

Drone crash interrupts US Open

4 September 2015

A 26-year-old teacher has been arrested after crashing a drone into an empty seating section during a tennis match at the US Open last night.

Kaspersky Lab demonstrated microchips being implanted into humans

Kaspersky Lab chips humans at IFA 2015

4 September 2015

Moscow-based global security firm Kaspersky Lab used IFA 2015 to vividly demonstrate a world where microchips are implanted into humans, connecting people to their devices, before highlighting the security and privacy issues that could arise.

The SMAP satellite prior to launch at Nasa's Spacecraft Assembly Facility in California

Climate change-monitoring radar on Nasa satellite fails

4 September 2015

A high-powered radar on a Nasa satellite designed to improve flood forecasting and monitor climate change has failed.

The amount paid for domestic solar arrays will fall by 87 per cent under the proposals

Solar subsidy cuts threaten 22,000 jobs, say activists

4 September 2015

More than 20,000 green energy jobs could be lost due to Government plans to slash subsidies for solar panels on homes, say green campaigners.

The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant won't get online in 2023 as originally planned

Hinkley Point hesitation threatens UK power, union says

4 September 2015

The Unite union said the UK government's indecisiveness regarding the completion date of the Hinkley Point nuclear power station could leave the UK facing power cuts. 

Hitachi's new Rail Vehicle Manufacturing Facility in Newton Aycliffe

Prime Minister officially opens rail manufacturing facility

4 September 2015

Prime Minister David Cameron has officially opened Hitachi's new £82m rail manufacturing facility in County Durham.

Numbers found on the barnacle-covered flaperon confirmed the component belonged to MH370

Flight MH370 flaperon fragment confirmed by investigators

4 September 2015

French investigators have finally confirmed that the wing fragment found on Reunion Island in late July did come from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 plane.

Drones will be flying over Salford Quays today at the launch of the Northern Robotics Network

Network aims to create 'northern powerhouse for robotics'

4 September 2015

Drones will fly over Salford Quays today as the Northern Robotics Network (NRN) is official launched at MediaCity UK.

Models of high speed trains on display at the China High Speed Railway on Fast Track exhibition in Jakarta

Indonesia abruptly cancels high-speed rail project

4 September 2015

Indonesia has decided to scrap plans for the nation's first high-speed railway at the last minute, leaving bidders China and Japan nonplussed.

Inside Network Rail's state-of-the-art mobile maintenance trains

Network Rail reveals new ‘workshop on wheels’

3 September 2015

The first of a new fleet of engineering trains, which Network Rail says will revolutionise its repair programme, will enter service next week.

Flying to distant destinations for pleasure will contribute to a major increase in carbon emissions by the end of the century

Expected threefold rise in CO2 emissions from tourism

3 September 2015

Carbon dioxide emissions from global tourism could increase by more than 300 per cent by the end of the century, a study suggests.