Saturday 11 January 1997
Got a great idea for an invention that will change the world? Unable to convince your mates of its incredible business potential? It might be time to put the sticky back plastic to use, as this year's Great British Innovation and Inventions fair, at the Barbican from 6 to 9 March, features the Mathmos Floogelbinder Challenge award, a competition for slightly wacky but potential-rich inventions. But don't expect instant riches: first prize is a giant lava lamp. Info (01202 762252)
American photographer Glen E Friedman opens an exhibition of his latest work at London's ICA on 24 January. The images from skater, rap, punk and other street trends are to be entitled F*** You All.
Life & Style blogs
McDonald's is finally trialling all-day breakfast
Apple expands reuse and recycle scheme, letting Android phones be swapped for iPhones
Replica Back to the Future Hoverboard released
When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public? Six things you didn't know about iconic structure
Contents of women's handbags can be worth more than a small car
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
- 1 Replica Back to the Future Hoverboard released
- 2 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 3 Tidal: Jay Z's Spotify rival streaming service criticised for making wealthy artists even richer
- 4 Brixton squat flats now costing up to £3k per month show how out of control rent is in London
- 5 A new (old) cure for MRSA? Revolting recipe from the Dark Ages may be key to defeat infection
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