New electronic passport checks are being introduced at Stansted Airport.
The 15 new gates can check passports electronically using a chip in the passport itself.
They've been officially opened by Security and Immigration Minister James Brokenshire.
They're part of a £260m investment programme at the airport.
A judge has described the fake bomb detectors produced by a couple from Bedfordshire as "like something out of Alice in Wonderland".Read the full story ›
A man has been jailed for making bogus bomb detectors in his garden shed which he claimed could find missing Madeleine McCann.Read the full story ›
A man from Dunstable have been jailed for making bogus bomb detectors. Sam Tree, 68, has been given a three-and-a-half years sentence at London's Kingston Crown Court. His wife, Joan Tree, 62, was handed a two-year suspended prison sentence and ordered to carry out 300 hours of unpaid work in the community for her role in the scam.
A new workshop in Cambridge is encouraging more of us to think about fixing broken technology instead of throwing it away.Read the full story ›
Plans have gone on show for a solar energy farm on the former RAF base at Coltishall in Norfolk which closed in 2006.
The solar panels would be built on 250 acres of land between the former runways and provide renewable energy for up to 15,000 homes. After 25 years the solar farm would be removed. The plans are being submitted to the local council for approval.
Motor industry experts from all over the world have been converging on Bedfordshire for the annual Low Carbon Vehicle event.
The event, which showcases the latest in green vehicle technology and energy efficiency, is where those in the business gather to talk tech and take a ride.
LCV is now in its seventh year and it's being hosted by Millbrook in Bedfordshire, a 700 acre site used by all the major car companies and the MoD to test and develop cars.
By 2040 experts say pretty much all of us will be driving around in electric, bio-fuel or hydrogen powered cars. And in the not too distant future with autonomous vehicles already being developed, they too could be driving us.
The Government has announced its rollout of superfast broadband has reached a million homes and business in the UK - which includes 30,000 in Cambridgeshire alone.
It's making a big difference in rural areas like the village of Spaldwick near Huntingdon - boosting businesses and allowing more people to work from home.
Superfast broadband has now reached more than 160,000 homes and businesses in the East of England.
The Government says it's on track to roll out the new technology to 95% of the UK by 2017.
The £1.7 billion project is said to create an additional 56,000 jobs in the UK by 2024.
“More than a million homes and businesses have now benefitted as a result of Government’s investment in superfast broadband. It is totally transforming the way we live and work. You can download feature length films faster, chatting online with family and friends around the world using VOIP is more reliable and households can go online simultaneously without the connection slowing down or dropping out. For Businesses, superfast speeds are boosting profits through increased sales, reduced overheads and accessing markets abroad for the first time.”
Today the Stevenage-built Rosetta spacecraft will become the first to rendezvous with a comet. Built with input from the Open University at Milton keynes the Rosetta was launched ten years ago by the European Space Agency. It has travelled more than six billion kilometres. In November a lander from Rosetta is due to land on the comet's surface.