A simulation of a brain probe

An American 'super warrior': Pentagon's latest spooky idea

Thu 5 Jun, AT 09:32 Charles Laurence

US soldiers' brains could be hooked up via the internet so they can act on orders without thinking

Rainbow Loom: the craze that makes the internet look good

Wed 4 Jun, AT 11:11 Edie Lush

The rubber-band bracelet craze: ‘somehow digital feels better when it produces something real’

Gove v May row beats plastic bags and pensions for interest

Wed 4 Jun, AT 10:08 The Mole

While BBC man adds spice to the row by alleging an affair between two officials involved

Matteo Renzi, Italy's new boy, shows how diplomacy is done

Tue 3 Jun, AT 12:06 Andrea Vogt

Italian prime minister is basically pro-European - and he won far more support than either Ukip or the FN

A British Airways stewardess

A Very British Airline: serious documentary or cheesy souffle?

Tue 3 Jun, AT 09:47 Holden Frith

BBC2's British Airways insight is a bit of a letdown – especially for those who fly in the cheap seats

Merkel teaches Cameron a lesson: never play strip poker

Tue 3 Jun, AT 08:55 The Mole

Cameron is left with nowhere to go – except out – after German Chancellor ignores his objections to Juncker

Tories set to hold Newark: has Ukip run out of steam?

Mon 2 Jun, AT 18:05 Don Brind

While Farage majors in hyperbole, he is not versed in the art of expectation management, poll suggests

Phew! Tony Blair rules himself out of EU presidency

Mon 2 Jun, AT 11:05 The Mole

Even his friends feel it was Blair's over-enthusiasm for a federal Europe that got us into this mess

Lebanese lose patience with the flood of Syrian refugees

Fri 30 May, AT 14:38 Venetia Rainey

With a quarter of its population now made up of fleeing Syrians, tiny Lebanon is clamping down

A lit cigarette

Burning Desire: from those wonderful folks who brought you lung cancer…

Fri 30 May, AT 09:11 Holden Frith

In this revealing documentary, tobacco chiefs seem disturbingly reasonable in their pursuit of profit

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