Pedestrians are increasingly distracted by their smartphones, often looking down instead of around. A Dutch pilot project is trying to find out whether it would make sense to have more ground-level traffic lights.
Heads bent, eyes riveted to their smartphones, completely distracted - pedestrians, too, can pose an enormous risk to road safety. A nationwide German campaign hopes to raise awareness.
Residents of the Indonesian island of Bali are spending a day of silent reflection to mark their New Year. This year, phone companies have agreed for the first time even to turn off mobile internet services.
The Asian city-state has taken the lead in becoming the location of the world's first public experiment with self-driving taxis. The outcome of the trial is likely to revolutionize the global automotive industry.
Brexit is not all the UK's handling right now. It's passed a new law to help it become the first European country with its own spaceports. DW visited one of the potential sites on a stormy Scottish afternoon.
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