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VIDEO: Africa’s first home-grown aircraft

The BBC’s Matthew Davies reports on the African-made Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft (Ahrlac) – a first for the continent’s aerospace industry.

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House prices ‘accelerated’ in August

Annual house price growth accelerated to 8.4% in England and Wales in August – the highest rate of increase for nearly seven years, figures show.

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Mobiles cleared for use on flights

The European Aviation Safety Agency has cleared the way for airlines to allow passengers to use mobile devices on flights.

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Lots of ‘ticking time bombs’ out there: Sternlicht

“The whole macro global situation is not good. And it affects how we think…” says Starwood Capital’s Barry Sternlicht.

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Shellshock bug: Hackers hijack server

Hackers have exploited a security flaw known as the Shellshock bug which has allowed them to hijack an internet server, experts said.

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US, China, Europe nearing ‘Minsky moment': Economist

The world’s three economic superpowers are heading for a major collapse because their economic models favor consumption instead of productivity, one economist has warned.

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Air France sticks to low-cost plan

Air France says it will develop its low cost airline, Transavia, within France, despite objections from striking pilots.

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Scent of Che? Revolutionary perfumes hit the stores

What do late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara, the Catholic Church and Jay-Z have in common?

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BlackBerry CEO expects software revenue to double

BlackBerry reported a smaller quarterly loss on Friday in an early sign that its drawn-out turnaround efforts might be working.

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VIDEO: Inside the ‘UK’s greenest homes’

How builders and architects in Chichester are embracing new technology to make houses greener and more attractive to buyers.