Imagine, as a surgeon or medical student, being able to walk around inside an immersive three-dimensional simulation of a beating heart.You could inse(...)

Christophe de Margerie, CEO of French oil and gas company Total SA was killed in an airplane collision with a snow plow at Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport, airport spokeswoman Elena Krylova said today. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters 0:56

Total’s chief executive officer Christophe de Margerie died when his airplane struck a snowplough on a Moscow runway, ending a career in which he o(...)

A French newspaper has divulged material evidence that the conservative Senator Serge Dassault purchased votes in mayoral elections

Libération newspaper has divulged material evidence that the conservative Senator(...)

A  JAS 39C Gripen jet  built by Saab. Brazil has  awarded a $4.5bn contract to Saab  to replace its ageing fleet of fighter jets, a surprise coup for the Swedish company after news of US spying on Brazilians helped derail Boeing’s chances for the deal

Saab surged in Stockholm as it beat Boeing to supply 36 jet fighters for Brazil’s air force. Meanwhile Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has called a(...)

 US stocks rose as plans for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to meet congressional leaders raised hopes that a resolution to the fiscal impasse was closer, but the Columbus Day holiday meant volumes were lower than usual. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

European markets held their own or ticked up slightly for the most part as they awaited further developments in the US shut-down saga, which it is now(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry’s one-day visit to Brazil will focus on restoring the trust between Washington and Brasilia that was shaken by the NSA spying disclosures. Photograph:  Fredy Builes/Reuters.

US hopes of landing a coveted deal worth more than $4 billion to sell 36 fighter jets to Brazil have suffered a setback with recent revelations that t(...)

For a man who has just been introduced as a modern Isambard Kingdom Brunel or Henry Ford, the 41-year-old Elon Musk looks nervous and hesitant (...)