Kent dockyard loses out to Lake District national park as UK's next world heritage site
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Wednesday 08 January 2014
Intel are hoping the tiny computer will be used by small manufacturers to endow their products with connected smarts and sensors
Saturday 21 December 2013
While At Fishers Cross and Reve De Sivola do battle for the Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot today, one cannot get away from the sense that the most significant action in their staying hurdlers’ category took place in a training spin at Exeter on Thursday.
Thursday 05 December 2013
'Radiant orchid' follows in the footsteps of emerald and 'tangerine tango' to become the colour of 2014.
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Next generation of USB plugs will be the size of a micro USB, but reversible like Apple's Lightning connector
Saturday 23 November 2013
Even if the sexual activity of Gill was not widely known in 1931 when this classic work was first published, his repeated references to “love-making” might have suggested that his interests were not purely typographical. On the latter subject, he is authoritative: “Lettering is for us the Roman alphabet.”
Thursday 21 November 2013
Launched by an ex-Stanford engineer, the video ad for GoldieBlox has already gone viral with just under 6 million views on YouTube
The Brits Who Built the Modern World and 49b - the house built by High Tech designers Michael and Patty Hopkins
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Jay Merrick hears the gospel according to the first couple of British architecture
Monday 11 November 2013
The gun has fired over 600 rounds in testing and 'functions beautifully'
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Apple and Samsung have already made gold-coloured smartphones; HTC just went straight for the gold
Wednesday 18 September 2013
The look and feel of Apple's new hardware and software have not been to everyone's taste, but they show not only that the company can still innovate, but that Jony Ive might be the man to replace Jobs
Wednesday 18 September 2013
David Phelan dives deep into the colourful world of the iPhone 5c
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Three executives at the phone maker HTC have been arrested on suspicion of leaking trade secrets, sending shares in the Taiwanese smartphone specialist plunging.
Monday 02 September 2013
Senior figures in the company planned to use stolen information to set up a new smartphone manufacturer in mainland China
How to turn Cricklewood into a ‘proper’ community: A new plan aims to carve out public spaces in a suburb that lacks even one park bench
Friday 30 August 2013
The project is inspired by a 1980 study of New York’s urban plazas
Tuesday 27 August 2013
A brand new, multimillion-pound block of student flats in London has been nominated as one of the worst new buildings completed in the last year.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth