An academic who climbed the Forth Bridge at night tells Ian Johnston of the appeal of trespassing
66ft longer than the London Shard is tall, the liner enters service next spring
The famous skyscraper will form the centrepiece of a real estate investment trust that is being lined up for a listing
The South Korean government has just approved plans for a skyscraper which can become 'invisible'.
Changes include a simplified user interface and a better-publicised API to attract developers
You know nobody sees your feet on jury service?
Ambitious Greenpeace stunt drew neck-craning crowds and widespread media coverage for protest against Shell's Arctic drilling
It pretty much owns the internet, all of our data and, well, us. It flogs phones, controls YouTube and makes more money than many countries. It’s also introduced us to new levels of wackiness when it comes to the work place. Football tables, air hockey, padded cells (sorry, chill out “snugs”), hi-tech roof terraces, it’s all very groovy, and all very Google. Jealous? Of course we are.
London Zoo must immediately stop sending me emails inviting me to get up close and personal with eight-legged freaks. Otherwise known as spiders.
National Gallery of Art, Washington
The prison where the Londoners will be held is at least relatively safe and clean
The unlucky visitors were left stuck on the 68th floor for more than an hour after a fire alarm was "accidentally activated”
A powerful explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex yesterday, killing at least 25 people, injuring more than 100 and trapping others inside.
Plus: A four-letter word arrives on Radio 4 and the latest spin on a misused word
From capturing airborne footage of the 2012 Olympics to shuttling film stars and politicians across London, traversing the capital’s skies had become second nature to Pete Barnes.
Locals hit the roof as outsiders lift free passes