Solar Impulse pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg

Solar Impulse II: Swiss pilots to circle globe in solar plane

One-Minute Read Thu 10 Apr, AT 10:20

Aircraft unveiled this week has a wingspan greater than that of a 747 but weighs just 1.6 tonnes

Sajid Javid, 'more Thatcherite than Thatcher', tipped for top

Thu 10 Apr, AT 09:56 The Mole

But the real winner from yesterday's Cabinet coup is George Osborne: will Boris ever catch up?

Former Culture Secretary Maria Miller drives away from Parliament after resigning

Replacing Maria Miller descends into 'Yes Minister' farce

News Wed 9 Apr, AT 14:46

Women and Equalities job has to be split - because PM's candidate doesn't believe in gay marriage

Laptops all round for St Vincent and the Grenadines

One-Minute Read Wed 9 Apr, AT 12:10

Dennis Publishing has brokered a deal giving school children in the Caribbean island nation a laptop each

Oscar Pistorius trial: what is a zombie-stopper? - video

One-Minute Read Wed 9 Apr, AT 11:59

Prosecution shows footage of Pistorius shooting a watermelon with hollow-point 'zombie-stopper' bullets

Charles Laurence

'I was no Mob rat' says Rev Al Sharpton. Pull the other one...

Wed 9 Apr, AT 11:25 Charles Laurence

The revelation that Obama's friend Sharpton was an FBI snitch in the 1980s has the ring of truth

Nine-month-old, Mohammad Musa, has his fingerprints taken by a Pakistani lawyer

Pakistani baby 'in hiding' after attempted murder charge

One-Minute Read Wed 9 Apr, AT 10:57

Nine-month-old Musa Khan in a 'secret place' after being charged with trying to kill gas workers in a riot

Ebola death toll passes 100 as disease spreads from Guinea

One-Minute Read Wed 9 Apr, AT 10:52

'Challenging' outbreak has reached Liberia and Mali could take months to bring under control, says WHO

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza faces US terror charges

Abu Hamza: hate preacher finally faces US terror charges

Briefing Wed 9 Apr, AT 09:42

Radical cleric will stand trial in New York next week ten years after he was initially arrested in the UK

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