The ever-growing power of China’s Xi Jinping

At the beginning of this week China's leader Xi Jinping was not officially "at the core" of the Communist Party. Now he...

21st Century Fox in bid approach for Sky

US media giant 21st Century Fox has made a takeover approach for Sky that values the UK-based satellite broadcaster at £...

‘Flashing light therapy’ for Alzheimer’s

A flashing light therapy might help ward off Alzheimer's, say US scientists after promising trials in mice. The Massachu...

Cryogenic storage offers hope for renewable energy

The world's largest cold energy storage plant is being commissioned at a site near Manchester. The cryogenic energy faci...

Japan tests innovative magnetic tether for slowing space junk

Japan has launched a cargo ship which will use a half mile- (700m)-long tether to remove some of the vast amount of debr...

Gambia leader Yahya Jammeh rejects election result

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election held earlier this month, a week after a...