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
Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
Victoria Beckham's clothing sales double to £30 million in one year
GTA 5: Christmas arrives in Los Santos as update brings snowball fights, festive jumpers and a homing missile launcher
'Tis the season!: Google celebrates Christmas Eve with second animated Doodle
Christmas 2014: Jesus was not born in a stable, says theologian
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Mayor says there should be 'no comparison' to Ferguson
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