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Nigel Cassidy looks at the E-fan, an experimental electric plane from Airbus, on display at the Farnborough International Airshow.
Real Madrid has topped an annual Forbes list of the world's most valuable sports teams.
A senior detective investigating sex abuse claims against Cyril Smith told his boss there was "prima facie" evidence of the MP's guilt, a report reveals.
One of Greece's most wanted men has been arrested after being wounded in a shootout in central Athens as he allegedly tried to rob a shop.
New science minister Greg Clark says his brief is to continue the "excellent work" of his predecessor David Willetts.
A Californian production company is suing Ted creator Seth Macfarlane over claims he stole the idea for his abusive, talking teddy bear.
Justin Rose says he has won the Open "thousands of times" in his mind as he bids to end England's 22-year wait for a champion.
Israel and Hamas fight will harden both sides, says Crowley
The FCC is extending the amount of time people have to comment on new data traffic rules after its system struggled to cope.
Honda has launched the latest generation of its humanoid robot ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility).
The number of births in England and Wales has fallen by the largest annual amount in nearly 40 years, the Office for National Statistics says.
India's claims against James Anderson are a tactic to unsettle the bowler says England captain Alastair Cook.
Juventus appoint former AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri as their new boss to replace Antonio Conte.
US media giant Time Warner rejects an initial takeover approach from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, estimated at $80bn (£46.6bn).
Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard will direct a documentary about the early years of the Beatles.
Unseen family footage of Donald Campbell breaking the land and water speed records in 1964 has been restored to mark their 50th anniversaries.
The Swedish nationalist fighting in Ukraine
Promoter Peter Aiken says he stands to lose more than 1m euros as a result of the Garth Brooks concert dispute.
Bank of America reports a 43% drop in its second-quarter profits as mortgage revenue falls and legal costs increase.
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