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Regular Joe is the future of journalism

When three buildings collapsed and ignited a blaze in New York on Thursday a smartphone app put a live video feed online for anyone who wanted to watch.

Remote-controlled drone can herd sheep from the air

Like the smartwatch, the much-heralded drone is one of those gadgets that, we are told, is going to transform our lives.

Body of British man washed up on French coast

The body of a British man in his 50s has been found washed up on France's southeastern Cote d'Azur, prosecutors said.

Donors pledge $508 million for Syrians

Non-governmental groups pledged 508 million dollars in humanitarian aid for Syrians affected by a civil war in their homeland now in its fifth year.

Second blogger hacked to death this year in Bangladesh

A blogger was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday, the second attack in five weeks on a critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation.