News Jack Hammersley and Jorge Gill recreated wakeboarding, similar to that pictured, in a carpark in Guildford

Jack Hammersley and Jorge Gill were criticised for using a pulley system to wakeboard in an underground carpark

Carroll delivers telling lesson

Darlington 2 Farnborough Town 3

Outlook: Only a name

SIR DICK Evans says that Pineapple was his favoured name for the defence and aerospace monster created yesterday out of the British Aerospace- Marconi merger. At least pineapples bear a passing resemblance to the grenades that the company makes and if the shares perform as well as Orange then investors will be laughing all the way to the next Farnborough Airshow.

Football: Tivvy turn to Trophy hunt

NON-LEAGUE NOTEBOOK

Football: Non-League Notebook: Chapple pursues five-year plan

THIS IS an important season for Kingstonian, the holders of the FA Umbro Trophy. By next May supporters of the Surrey side will have a better idea about whether the Ks want to be a relatively successful non- League outfit - or a club with serious ambitions of Football League status.

Letter: Explosive issue

Jonathan Theobald sensationalises the landmines issue ("BAe in a fix over `mines' contract", 1 August). British Aerospace is not and will not be involved in the manufacture of anti-personnel landmines or their components. RDX is a standard military explosive used in a very wide range of military products and, while in theory it could be used in anti-personnel landmines, the US authorities have confirmed to Mr Theobald that they are not currently manufacturing anti-personnel landmines.

Man is charged in bombs inquiry

A MAN was last night charged after two small explosive devices were found near a house in Somerset during a police operation.

Book Of The Week: Ups and downs of the high-flyers at BAe

Vertical Take-Off

BAe to cut 2,200 jobs in pounds 250m shake-up

BRITISH AEROSPACE yesterday announced 2,200 job losses as part of a shake-up involving the closure of the plant which has manufactured the revolutionary Harrier jump jet.
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Cameron lowered the flag for the dead king of Saudi Arabia...

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Our leaders lack courage in this refugee crisis. We are shamed by our European neighbours

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Bullying, betrayal, aggression – it may be just a board game, but the family that plays Diplomacy may never look at each other in the same way again
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Charlie Austin: Queens Park Rangers striker says ‘If the move is not right, I’m not going’

Charlie Austin: ‘If the move is not right, I’m not going’

After hitting 18 goals in the Premier League last season, the QPR striker was the great non-deal of transfer deadline day. But he says he'd preferred another shot at promotion
Isis profits from destruction of antiquities by selling relics to dealers - and then blowing up the buildings they come from to conceal the evidence of looting

How Isis profits from destruction of antiquities

Robert Fisk on the terrorist group's manipulation of the market to increase the price of artefacts
Labour leadership: Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea

'If we lose touch we’ll end up with two decades of the Tories'

In an exclusive interview, Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea
Tunisia fears its Arab Spring could be reversed as the new regime becomes as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor

The Arab Spring reversed

Tunisian protesters fear that a new law will whitewash corrupt businessmen and officials, but they are finding that the new regime is becoming as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor
King Arthur: Legendary figure was real and lived most of his life in Strathclyde, academic claims

Academic claims King Arthur was real - and reveals where he lived

Dr Andrew Breeze says the legendary figure did exist – but was a general, not a king
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Axe-wielding Man fells half the world’s trees – leaving us just 422 each

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60 years of Scalextric

Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones