Amazon to begin drone deliveries in Lockeford, California this year

Technology - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 20:35
The shopping giant hopes to deliver parcels to shoppers by air for the first time later in 2022.

Writing a book in a day to get more kids reading

BBC Front Page News - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 20:30
South African charity Book Dash is creating children's books in super-fast time.

Could flat tyres soon be a thing of the past?

Technology - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 20:18
Airless tyres that do not puncture are getting close to market but some remain sceptical about them.

Could flat tyres soon be a thing of the past?

BBC Front Page News - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 20:18
Airless tyres that do not puncture are getting close to market but some remain sceptical about them.

Huge plan to map the DNA of all life in British Isles

Science/Nature - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 20:02
Scientists are planning to sequence the genomes of all species, including plants, animals, fungi, found in Britain and Ireland.

Team who escaped Taliban fight for their football future

BBC Front Page News - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 20:01
Fati and her Afghanistan team-mates had to "fight to survive" as they escaped from the Taliban. Now they face an uncertain future.

Ukraine war: Every bridge leading to key city Severodonetsk destroyed

BBC Front Page News - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 18:14
Severodonetsk is now effectively cut off from the rest of the country, the local governor says.

Lysychansk: Russia erasing history in Ukraine's 'dead city'

BBC Front Page News - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 18:00
The fabric of Lysychansk is being destroyed by intense Russian bombardment, writes Orla Guerin.

Injured crowd surfer, 67, meets The Killers frontman

Entertainment - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 13:57
The Killers' frontman leapt off stage to see if crowd-surfing Doug James who fell at a gig was OK.

Frog bones found in Cambridgeshire Iron Age ditch baffle experts

Science/Nature - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 13:32
More than 8,000 frog and toad bones found in a single ditch is "extraordinary", baffled experts say.

Google engineer says Lamda AI system may have its own feelings

Technology - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 12:25
One of the firm's software engineers believes chats with an AI system suggest it has feelings.

Ukraine war: Russia earns $97bn on energy exports since invasion

BBC Front Page News - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 12:02
A report warns of potential loopholes in efforts to limit use of Russian oil and gas.

Food strategy criticised by government's own adviser

Science/Nature - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 11:11
England's future food strategy is released amid criticism from campaigners that it lacks ambition.

Why you may have a thinking digital twin within a decade

Technology - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 20:06
Within 10 years people may be able to have a intelligent online version of themselves.

Hilary Devey had charisma and ability, says Theo Paphitis

Entertainment - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 16:25
Former Dragon Theo Paphitis pays tribute to his co-star Hilary Devey, who has died aged 65.

Hopwood DePree: From Hollywood to restoring Downton Shabby

Entertainment - Sat, 06/11/2022 - 20:36
Film producer Hopwood DePree swapped LA for Rochdale to save his family's ancient ancestral home.

Sherwood - the Nottinghamshire strike that divided a town

Entertainment - Sat, 06/11/2022 - 20:36
A BBC One crime drama examines how murder ignites the deep divides in a former mining community.

Scotland and UK governments split over gene-edited food

Science/Nature - Sat, 06/11/2022 - 16:26
The food should not be "forced" on Scottish markets by a new UK bill, a government minister says.

Florence 'DJ Cuppy' Otedola opens up about student life at Oxford University

Entertainment - Sat, 06/11/2022 - 04:55
We chat to Florence 'DJ Cuppy' Otedola, daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, about life at Oxford University.

Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack star in Good Luck To You, Leo Grande

Entertainment - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 20:11
Dame Emma Thompson on her 'brave' sexy new role in new film Good Luck To You, Leo Grande.