Skylon space plane

Skylon: how the Mach 5 space plane will work

One-Minute Read Tue 23 Dec, AT 13:58

London to Sydney would take just four hours in the Skylon space plane – which could be flying by 2019

Thames Garden Bridge

Garden bridge for Thames gets go-ahead from Mayor's office

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Dec, AT 12:31

Joanna Lumley's idea for a green footbridge to go ahead, costing £175m and generating controversy

UK female soldiers in Afghanistan

Women soldiers 'will be in combat roles by 2016'

Talking Point Fri 19 Dec, AT 11:24

Women may soon be fighting on the front line – but is that good for them or the defence of the realm?

Kanavape: 'legal' cannabis e-cigarette to go on sale in UK

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Dec, AT 16:03

The Kanavape 'hemp vaporiser' contains cannabis extracts - but not the chemicals that would get you high

UK troops in Iraq, 2003

UK soldiers mistreated Iraqi detainees, says inquiry

Briefing Wed 17 Dec, AT 14:46

Blindfolds and threats were used, says Al-Sweady inquiry, but allegations of murder and torture were 'deliberate lies'

Scientists decipher the meaning of a cow's moo

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Dec, AT 14:20

Cows and their calves communicate using individualised calls equivalent to human names

Petrol pump

Petrol prices 'could dip to 99p a litre'

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Dec, AT 13:55

RAC suggests petrol prices could drop below the £1 mark as the cost of oil keeps tumbling

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