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Driverless cars to be trialled in Milton Keynes

Driverless cars will be tested in Milton Keynes. Credit: ITV News Anglia

If you're in Milton Keynes you may soon be seeing driverless cars on the roads.

The pods are to be tested in public areas.

The first official trials are being launched today and transport ministers have called the new technology a "real game changer".

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Is this the future of train travel in the East?

A battery powered train being tested Credit: Network Rail

Network Rail will be unveiling what it says is the future of train travel in our region this week.

The company been trialling the use of an electric engine on routes in the Harwich area of Essex.

Rail bosses say a fleet of similar ones could be more efficient, quieter, better for the environment, and help reduce running costs by 20%.

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Rosetta beams back stunning photo of cliff on comet

This photo shows a jagged cliff about a kilometre (0.6 miles) tall on the surface of a distant comet.

It was taken by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft, which has been orbiting the comet since early August.

The low surface gravity means that a human could probably survive a leap from the top of this cliff. See the photo enlarged here.

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