Mark Leftly sees the British technology company's ageing investors fail to prevent its sale to Schneider Electric
'I remember long days on the beach, with seafood, surf and family time'
Wingsuits allow the wearer to both fall downwards and move across the sky at speeds up to 226mph
The skateboarding community, National Theatre, and English Heritage groups have come together to put a spanner in the works of a planned redevelopment of the area
A town in Australia has been covered in foam after strong winds blew the surf off the sea and onto the shore.
Sailing's governing body reverses decision to replace windsurfing after international outcry
Cynicism gave way to wonder as Felix Baumgartner rose to the edge of space, and fell to Earth at 800mph. Don’t stop there, says Simon Usborne, fly us to the moon
Families are going hungry in the developing world after calamitous weather conditions decimated harvests. Michael McCarthy reports
Your one-stop guide to the Team GB medal hopes in action at the Olympics today...
Laidback leader hails from Elvis country – but will he get caught in a trap over the weekend?
Trials HD is rightly considered an XBLA classic. Its mix of physics-enabled motocross platforming and second-shaving, leaderboard-climbing gameplay creating an addictive, if sometimes frustrating, experience. Trials Evolution, its inevitable sequel, ups the ante in almost every conceivable way: the explosions are more ridiculous, the tracks more fiendish, the veneer of slack-jawed extreme sports jargon more hilarious.
Known as "MP" among the surfing fraternity, Michael Peterson dominated Australian surfing in the early 1970s. But although he was regarded as the best in the world by his peers, his domination never spread beyond his native country. With his aviator sunglasses, leather jacket and brooding aura, Peterson was nothing short of intimidating. Resented by some but adored by the majority, he was supremely talented, but his career hit the buffers before it had had chance to blossom.
1. Purgatory colorado print
Although she had been in a coma for nine days after a fall in training, the death of 29-year-old daredevil Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke on Thursday sent shock waves not only through the global skiing community but among extreme sportsmen and women of every kind. Burke, a role model to women skiers and to the youngsters she trained, was considered one of the world's best female freestyle skiers and was favourite for superpipe gold at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Film: 'The Visit', 1964. A strange little tale, directed by Bernhard Wicki, about a wealthy woman who returns to her impoverished childhood village and offers a huge sum of money to regenerate it. Her one condition is that they execute her ex-lover who betrayed her 20 years before. After an initially appalled rejection, the villagers start to appear with new clothes and consumer goods, their loyalty eroded by the allure of money.
He has learnt to take the pain of BMX and is aiming for 2012 gold to further his sport's rise