From Furbys to robotic puppies, there are lots of fun, innovative and educational toys in the shops this year. Kate Hilpern picks the ones the kids (and big kids) will love
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Friday 05 August 2011
Nasa has launched a solar-powered spacecraft on a five-year mission to Jupiter.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Sunday 26 June 2011
Monday 20 June 2011
A massive new store of potential internet domain names is to be released based on themes as varied as company brands, entertainment and political causes, in the system's biggest shake-up since it started 26 years ago.
Monday 20 June 2011
The letters "com" forming the end of web addresses are so familiar they've become part of our language, but companies could soon be able to replace them with their brand name in a shake-up in the way the web is organised.
Sunday 22 May 2011
Air Canada introduces direct summer flights from Heathrow to St John's in Newfoundland, starting this week from £707 return.
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Sunday 15 May 2011
Friday 22 April 2011
I t has not escaped Secret History's notice that there's a certain fascination with all things Danish at the moment – the jumpers, The Killing, the interior design (that's Lego for the small ones). So we bring you this week... the Artichoke Lamp.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Brazil has broken the record for the world's tallest lego building.
Friday 04 March 2011
The force is with Lego, the Danish toymaker which saw profits soar by a galactic 63 per cent last year thanks to a boost from Darth Vader and friends.
Saturday 15 January 2011
For some 18-year-olds, being photographed holding hands with your mother would be quite punishment enough. So would the suit. And the tie. Even if it was loosely knotted and worn with a not-fully-buttoned-up shirt.
Sunday 02 January 2011
Monday 06 December 2010
Sunday 21 November 2010
Danish toymaker Lego will open 14 stores in Europe by the end of the year, just seven years after previous expansion plans failed.
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 2 iOS 8 is full of shiny new features - but it's terrible news for app developers
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Hitler’s former food taster reveals the horrors of the Wolf’s Lair
- 5 Cocaine and cannabis haul hidden in Vatican car seized by French police