Drones could provide an essential cargo-carrying service in rural areas where there are fewer clinics, less healthcare workers and limited transport services.
Is it enough for the nation's best newspapers to rely on 'official sources' – even when independent investigators say they're wrong?
A leak of secret US files reveal details of the drone strike programme. But is this really a 'new Snowden'?
How a political theory became a deadly reality for aid groups.
Once everyone gets a taste for flying their own drone the skies will be chaos – we need to draw up rules, and enforce them, now.
The face-off between Russia and the West in Syria is giving both sides a chance to try out their new high-tech weaponry.
Recent targeted killings by Pakistan prove that drone warfare is expanding – and in unpredictable ways. It's time for the US to reconsider its own policies.
Arming police drones could lead to less human error and fewer deaths, but it opens up other possibilities that need careful attention.
The use of drones by authorities has increased around the globe. In the US, drones have been used not only for police surveillance and in operations, but also to patrol its southern borders.
Drones are here, carrying cameras, delivering packages and even toting guns. But the laws to govern their use are way behind.
The deaths of two British men after a drone strike leave David Cameron on questionable ground.
A planned US drone strike program in Syria will waste life, political capital and resources.
The Cameron government has announced it killed two British citizens in a drone strike in Syria. Was the announcement timed for maximum impact?
There's a global race on to harness mapping technology, delivering companies the data they need to gain a competitive advantage.
We don't need more laws regulating drones. Here's why.
Drones have a positive role to play on the African continent, from delivering medicines to fighting poaching and even giving visitors to game parks a head-up on where to spot the game.
Here's how some of the world's oldest cultural institutions are using drones and 3D printing to bring their collections to life.
PM wants more unmanned intervention but he should be wary of putting all his eggs in one basket.
The true scale of the war against IS has gone largely unremarked on – until now.
The majority of water that people use goes to agriculture. In a drier, hungrier future, we'll need to use what water we have with less waste. Technologies being developed now will help.