Bloodhound is now a 500mph car. The British-built straight-line racer recorded its highest speed yet during a hot afternoon run across the Kalahari Desert on Wednesday.
GPS instruments in the vehicle clocked 501mph (806km/h).
The boss of robotics company Boston Dynamics has confessed he once nudged his one-year-old daughter over to work out how people balance.
A YouTube video of Marc Raibert's humanoid robot Atlas remaining upright
Labour has promised "investment on a scale never seen before" to overhaul infrastructure in all areas of the UK.
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says he wants to transfer power and money out of the
Iran has cancelled the accreditation of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspector who was prevented from entering a nuclear facility last week.
A senior US diplomat has testified that the Trump administration threatened to withhold military aid from Ukraine unless it agreed to investigate
Police in Wisconsin have charged a man with a hate crime after a Peru-born US citizen had acid thrown in his face and was told to go back to his country.
French police have evacuated about 1,600 migrants from two camps in northern Paris, in one of the biggest clearance operations in years.
A pilot on a plane has accidentally set off a hijack alarm and sparked a major security alert at Schiphol airport in the Dutch city of Amsterdam.
The mayor of a small town in Bolivia has been attacked by opposition protesters who dragged her through the streets barefoot, covered her in red paint and forcibly cut her hair.
President Emmanuel Macron of France has described Nato as "brain" dead, stressing what he
Two North Korean fishermen suspected of killing 16 fellow crew members before fleeing to the South, have been handed back to the North.
At least three people were reportedly shot dead when protesters attacked the Iranian consulate in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Sunday night.
Britain's countryside will be transformed by policies to combat climate change, the government's former chief environment scientist says.
Professor Sir Ian Boyd said climate policies after Brexit will alter the landscape more than most people expect.
Fitness device marker Fitbit is being bought by Google for $2.1bn (£1.6bn).
The move allows Google to expand into the market for fitness trackers and smart watches. It comes at a time when loss-making Fitbit has been looking to expand into other areas.
The industry behind the herbal tea rooibos has agreed to pay a percentage of the money that is made to the indigenous people who used the plant before production was industrialised.
Nigel Farage has called on Boris Johnson to drop his Brexit deal or face his party's candidates in every seat.
Speaking at the Brexit Party's election campaign launch, he called on the PM to "build a Leave