Launching new technology needs ‘perfect timing’

Moixa makes batteries to power the home. They store solar energy, and energy bought from the grid at cheap rates. Moixa’s batteries are now installed in over a thousand houses

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Germany’s migrants: Seehofer ‘offers to resign’ over migrants

Image copyright AFP Image caption Horst Seehofer leads the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) party Germany’s interior minister has offered to resign over Angela Merkel’s EU deal to tackle immigration,

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World Cup 2018: Russia reach quarter-finals after 4-3 penalty shootout win over Spain

Watch Akinfeev’s penalty saves as Russia beat Spain Hosts Russia sprang a huge surprise as they beat 2010 winners Spain in the first penalty shootout of the 2018 World Cup

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Gareth Southgate plays down role as ‘fashion icon’

Image copyright Reuters England manager Gareth Southgate has played down suggestions he may have inspired a fashion trend. Retailer Marks & Spencer, which supplies the England team’s official World Cup

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Plastic bags: Shop assistant ‘grabbed by throat’ as Australia ban starts

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive ways to break up with plastic Tempers flared in Australia over the weekend as retailers implemented a ban on single-use plastic

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Govia Thameslink ‘could lose franchise’ over rail chaos

Image copyright PA Rail operator Govia Thameslink faces being stripped of its franchises unless performance on its services in the South East of England rapidly improves, the BBC understands. A

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Asda rations sale of fizzy drinks as CO2 shortage continues

Image copyright Getty Images Supermarket chain Asda is rationing the amount of some fizzy drinks that its online customers can buy as the national CO2 shortage continues. The Leeds-based grocer

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Carlos Ghosn: Why car makers must adapt – or die

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nissan has been testing a Leaf equipped with a self-driving system called Easy Ride developed with IT firm DeNA The motor industry is heading

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Mexico elections: Polls due to open after campaign marred by violence

Image copyright AFP Image caption Security is tight in polling centres across Mexico after months of violence Polls are due to open across Mexico for Sunday’s presidential, parliamentary and local

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Renters would get longer tenancies under government plans

Image copyright Reuters A minimum tenancy term of three years would be introduced under government proposals to give people renting homes in England more security. Figures show 80% of tenants

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