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Britain's 10 Most Inspiring Buildings

Simone de Gale | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK
Simone de Gale

The buildings that surround us say a lot about who we are and the culture we live in. And they can have a big impact on the way we feel - think of the 'brutal' concrete structures from the 1960s and '70s compared to the soft curves of Birmingham's Selfridges building or the colours of a Cotswold stone village.

Solar Impulse - The Future Is No Longer What It Used to Be

Marco Morosini | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech
Marco Morosini

Is Solar Impulse an extravagant toy, built on a whim? Nobody expects photovoltaic to move transport aircraft. Positive spill-over may concern some technical innovation, so it's no coincidence that Google, Swisscom and other big technological industries are among its sponsors. But a viable business model is not the point.

Grayson Perry Goes Potty!

PA | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home

Grayson Perry has unveiled a pot covered in "bad portraits" to raise money for the refurbishment of the Royal Academy. The transvestite potter is o...