BAE Systems

Amy takes ice dream with a 'pinch of salt'

Riding triumphantly through her home city in an open-top bus with thousands cheering all the way may not be quite as hazardous as hurtling headlong down a deadly refrigerated ice tube high in the Rockies at 90mph but for Britain's new sporting sweetheart it was even more exhilarating.

More headlines

BAE secures £3bn ammunition contract

Arms giant BAE Systems has signed a 15-year deal with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to supply ammunition to British troops, it was announced today.

Unmanned spy planes to police Britain

The Government is drawing up plans to use unmanned "drone" aircraft currently deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan to counter terrorism and aid police operations in Britain.