News Dame Ann Dowling: 'When big projects go wrong, more often than not it’s because the team didn't talk to one another'

Concorde engineer says her profession is perfect for girls

Number of passenger planes in near misses decreases

The annual number of near misses between passenger aircraft is falling, figures out today showed.

Qantas jets grounded at Heathrow

Airlines warned ahead of strikes

Of the four British police forces known to have trialled drones, only one still uses them

Drones to boost surveillance for Olympics

Unmanned drones with surveillance cameras will fly above London during next year's Olympic Games as the Metropolitan Police tries to increase the number of "eyes in the sky" available to officers.

A Christmas tailspin for Aukland helicopter

A helicopter installing a seven-storey-high Christmas tree on Auckland's waterfront crashed after hitting cables, but amazingly the pilot escaped serious injury.

Helicopter pilot survives horror crash

A helicopter helping to install a Christmas tree crashed in dramatic fashion, but the pilot amazingly escaped serious injury.

The Red Arrows jet that was involved in the RAF Scampton accident

RAF lifts Tornado ban

The RAF has lifted a ban on non-essential flying in Tornado attack jets imposed after the death of a Red Arrows pilot.

Leading article: A dispute about more than 'he said, she said'

Cuts in Border Agency staff numbers are one issue. But management and lines of responsibility are another
Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss & Union Station, Royal Festival Hall, London

Sorrowful songs are a source of joy as Krauss pulls all the strings

Rolls-Royce revs up for strong growth

Rolls-Royce said it had performed well in the third-quarter and expects to deliver strong growth in full-year profit, shrugging off turmoil in financial markets.

'RAF dream' of Red Arrows pilot

A Red Arrows pilot killed after being ejected from his aircraft had dreamed of flying RAF fast jets since childhood, his family said today.

The Red Arrows jet that was involved in the accident at RAF Scampton yesterday

Red Arrows pilot in ejector seat tragedy

A Red Arrows pilot was killed yesterday after being ejected from his aircraft while it was on the ground.

Former scoutmaster Richard Turley abused at least 15 boys in his care

5,000 child molesters: the US scout movement's guilty secret

Organisation tries to prevent publication of documents which reveal cover-up of cases

Qantas grounds fleet in jobs row

Australian national carrier Qantas Airways has grounded all of its planes around the world due to an industrial action by its staff.

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Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

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Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

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Russell Brand's interview with Ed Miliband has got everyone talking about The Trews

Everyone is talking about The Trews

Russell Brand's 'true news' videos attract millions of viewers. But today's 'Milibrand' interview introduced his resolutely amateurish style to a whole new crowd
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

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Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before
'Queer saint' Peter Watson left his mark on British culture by bankrolling artworld giants

'Queer saint' who bankrolled artworld giants

British culture owes a huge debt to Peter Watson, says Michael Prodger
Pushkin Prizes: Unusual exchange programme aims to bring countries together through culture

Pushkin Prizes brings countries together

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The acceptable face of the Emirates

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