After years of neglect, energy, road, rail, flood defence, communications and water infrastructure are in need of renewal
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BMW plays the generator game with this smart electric car
Latest wearable device from the IFA electronics fair will act as a second screen for smartphones.
Special floor tiles produce sustainable energy when pupils pound them
The Independent's political correspondent James Cusick worked with David Frost on 'Frost on Sunday' in the late 80s. Here he remembers a remarkable man
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Concept design to charge electric cars packs into the boot, unfolds like a pop-up tent
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As well as the hottest new sports cars, new environmentally-friendly concept cars have been shown at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show.
In an age of confusing, sprawling art exhibitions, the current Sharjah Biennial stands out as an intelligent, tightly curated show featuring some hard-edged works that ever so slightly unsettle the delicate political and cultural ecosystems in the Gulf.
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The dream is that the e20 could become the first electric automobile to make a profit