Engineering

Road building won't cut congestion or boost the economy

British politicians, national and local, tend to like investing in roads. The Treasury believes that the Department for Transport's approach to economic analysis is sound, and so is willing to award substantial funds. The ...

Business

Air Canada, Transat call off merger deal

Air Canada has called off its planned takeover of tour operator Transat over EU regulatory hurdles, they announced Friday—scuppering a deal that would have created a domestic giant with a 60 percent share of the Canadian ...

Other

Pandemic fuels travel boom—in virtual reality

Jem Jenkins Jones was stuck at home in Wales for much of the past year amid pandemic lockdowns but managed to fulfill a promise to her 10-year-old daughter to see the northern lights from Iceland and South Africa's game reserves—in ...

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