Joshua Homme (left) and Jesse Hughes (centre) of the Eagles of Death Metal being interviewed by Vice. Photograph: Vice  Media/PA Wire

The California rock band that was playing in on the night of the Paris attacks survived the massacre at their concert, but others died seeking shelter(...)

Sunday Morning: Bring your provisions for a picnic at the newly spiffed-up Dolores Park, where an $8 million renovation made over the northern half of the park with new tennis courts; six acres of fresh, grassy splendor; and expanded restrooms. What hasn’t changed: the diverse crush of humanity, and the vistas of the San Francisco skyline. Photograph: The New York Times
Weekend in ... San Francisco
  • Travel
  • November 21, 2015, 05:00

Don’t blink or you’ll miss the next “new” San Francisco. This is a city that’s reinventing itself with every refresh of your Twitter feed, with cra(...)

Google’s self-driving car in Mountain View, California. The driverless car observes traffic laws to the letter.   Photograph: Gordon De Los Santos The New York Times.

One of Google’s experimental self-driving cars, the ones which looks rather like a motorised koala bear, has been pulled over and cautioned for imp(...)

CEO of Privateer Holdings Brendan Kennedy: as marijuana laws are being loosened, entrepreneurs and investors are creating new businesses to cash in on what they see as an emerging bonanza. Photograph: Getty

One morning in September, I logged on to the website of HelloMD, a medical start-up that promises to connect patients with doctors instantly over the (...)

Some of the reported victims. Top row (left-right) followed by bottom row (left-right): Valentin Ribet; Caroline Prénat; Nick Alexander; Nohemi Gonzalez; Guillaume B. Decherf; Djamila Houd; Mathieu Hoche; Alberto González Garrido; Kheireddine Sahbi; Elif Dogan.

Three co-ordinated teams of gunmen struck at six different sites across Paris on Friday night in a bloody wave of suicide bombings and shootings that (...)

The advent of drone tech gives rise to a number of difficult legal questions

Late last month, the Irish Aviation Authority published the first draft of its proposed Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) and Rocket Order. The legisl(...)

The floor section of a damaged balcony is laid on a flatbed truck in Berkeley, California June 16, 2015. Photograph: Reuters

The rot that caused the Berkeley balcony collapse was “produced by a multitude of mistakes during design and construction” of the California apartm(...)

Workers  remove part of the fourth floor balcony that fell onto the balcony below at the Library Gardens apartment complex in Berkeley, California. Photograph: AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

The legal cases filed in a US court on Thursday over the June balcony collapse in Berkeley, California mark the first civil actions for damages arisin(...)

The students who were killed when the balcony collapsed at the Library Gardens Apartments, in Berkeley, California, in June: (top left to right) Ashley Donohoe, Eoghan Culligan, Olivia Burke, (bottom left to right) Nick Schuster, Eimear Walsh, and Lorcán Miller.

The parents of all students killed and injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse in June have filed legal actions in California. Parents of the six st(...)

Late former Motorhead drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. File photograph: Getty Images

Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor, the former drummer with British rock band Motorhead, has died. The 61-year-old played with the heavy metal group from 1(...)