Self-made billionaire investor Carl Icahn is known for his very vocal endorsements and criticisms of the world’s biggest public companies, including Apple. Yet when he appeared on CNBC on Thursday, he wasn’t there to demand the company give shareholders dividends, as he’d been doing for years.
Robotics scientists at the US’s Stanford University have achieved a remarkable first: they have successfully sent an automated avatar – which they describe as a robo-mermaid – down to an ancient shipwreck to retrieve a vase from the sunken vessel.
Consensus has been hard to find in recent years but in one area Formula One has remained united. Since the death of Ayrton Senna in 1994, the FIA’s drive to improve safety has been almost entirely unopposed and highly successful. Yet here in Sochi this weekend the proposed cockpit innovation for protecting drivers in 2017 was dividing the paddock.
Ken Livingstone has said he does not expect his conduct to have any bearing on Sadiq Khan's performance in next week's London mayoral election.
Frankie Dettori knows how to ride a wave, and the surge of big-race success that carried him through 2015 rolled on into the new season here on Saturday, as he steered Galileo Gold to a 14-1 victory in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas.
Despite a spell of unprecedented success, should we compromise on no-compromise?
The winger scored Newcastle United's winning goal in the 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Tina Green, the wife of billionaire businessman Sir Philip Green, has joined her husband in being called to face MPs on two select committees to answer questions about the collapse of BHS.