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7 Jan 2017
Las Vegas crowds are dazzled as the latest innovations are showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
5 Jan 2017
Toyota unveils a new concept car featuring digital displays and an artificial intelligence system at CES 2017, while Sony wows visitors with a dazzling OLED TV that uses innovative 'acoustic surface' technology.
4 Jan 2017
A selfie-taking drone that follows and photographs its owner and a home robot that plays music and keeps you company are just some of the latest technological innovations at CES Las Vegas.
3 Jan 2017
Bacteria found in remote Siberian caves could lead to fresh sources of antibiotics needed in the fight against drug-resistant superbugs
31 Dec 2016
A London brewery offers beer lovers the chance to personalise their pint according to their DNA profile
30 Dec 2016
Migrant workers building soccer stadiums in Qatar's desert heat are to be given 'cooling' hard hats to reduce their body temperature and risk of suffering heat stroke, tournament organizers said.
29 Dec 2016
28 Dec 2016
Sports scientists from London say they've proved that running during the cooler winter months puts less strain on the body and can help athletes boost their performance.
27 Dec 2016
A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.
24 Dec 2016
Engineers build a device that automatically blends wine to the user's taste, letting them customise their tipple based on simple terms like full-bodied or light, dry or sweet.
20 Dec 2016
Israeli company develops a fully autonomous drone to secure energy sites. Based on real-time computer vision technology, the drone conducts security and inspection tasks at sensitive infrastructure sites.
20 Dec 2016
A university professor in Chile has developed a green-coloured artificial skin from algae that can breathe.

Latest

28 mins ago
South Africa's president warns of a "health apartheid", criticising travel bans once again. This as Omicron becomes the dominant strain of Covid-19 in the country. Meanwhile in Cameroon, we meet survivors of sexual violence from the Anglophone regions. Rape and abuse are being used as weapons of war in the conflict. Finally, our reporters are in Gambia ahead of Saturday's presidential poll. We bring you a report on voters waiting to take part in the country's democratic transition.
50 mins ago
Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) and Guardian TV’s Victor Odogwu sat down with Eleanora Boyo, the founder of House of Eleanora Foundation to talk about gender and disability-based violence, as well as other issues affecting Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDs).
1 hour ago
The hotel chain Marriott has said bookings at its South African locations have been hit by new Covid-19 travel restrictions, but that they have "not seen a huge number of cancellations as yet". President Cyril Ramaphosa has criticised the travel bans imposed on his country and its neighbours after the Omicron variant was first identified there. Marriott's EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) President, Satya Anand, told FRANCE 24 that the company is hopeful the effects will merely be temporary.
1 hour ago
A three-part documentary plunges viewers into the creative process as The Beatles record their final studio album and prepare for an iconic rooftop performance. "Get Back" has seen director Peter Jackson applauded for handling the sort of archive material that has gone down in pop history.
3 hours ago
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Rafael Mariano Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said a preliminary agreement remains "possible" as international negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme have just resumed in Vienna in an attempt to salvage the 2015 agreement. But there is "little time left" according to Grossi, and Tehran must guarantee more transparency to the IAEA, in Iran's own interest.
3 hours ago
Uganda has deployed soldiers into the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, as part of a joint operation with the Congolese military. The troop movement followed bombardments against posts held by the Islamist ADF.