The Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is urging the Taliban to lift their ban on girls’ education in Afghanistan. The Pakistani activist for female education told BBC World News the current temporary ban might last for years. She said: “It happened a month ago they announced explicitly that boys can go to their schools. So
Ford Mobility and Vivacity Labs are using sensors in cars and on lampposts to track dangerous traffic hotspots with the aim of making roads safer. Drivers taking part in the project have their speed, acceleration, rate and harshness of breaking and steering measured to see how they react along a route. The system also predicts
BBC Click’s Jen Copestake looks at the best of the week’s technology news stories including: The US becomes the largest bitcoin miner in the world after regulations banning the practice in China come into effect Australia’s space agency announces its first mission to the Moon in a collaboration with Nasa Sea-like robotic creatures float above
Coldplay put a pause on touring in 2019 due to concerns about the environmental impact of concerts. Four years after their A Head Full of Dreams tour, which saw them stage 122 shows across five continents, the band have announced a new tour, with an eco-friendly focus. The band have pledged to make their upcoming
The Duke of Cambridge has suggested entrepreneurs should focus their resources on solving problems on Earth rather than engaging in a new space race. He was speaking to the BBC’s Newscast podcast, before the first ceremony for his new Earthshot Prize this weekend. Five innovative ideas will each be awarded £1m to help the planet.