The days of driverless cars are almost upon us as big manufacturers are spending a lot of money developing an idea that would have seemed impossible just a few years ago.
And now the Isle of Man may be where such cars are tested. Manx officials believe it could bring investment from across the globe onto the island.
Our correspondent Rob Smith reports.
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A children's charity is urging parents who buy their children internet-enabled gadgets for Christmas to help them stay safe online.Read the full story ›
For many people, it is a dream to have their stories published, but now that has become reality for pupils at a school in Greater Manchester.
Children at Holcombe Brook Primary School in Ramsbottom have been using a new website that celebrates children's writing by posting their stories online. Rachel Pritchard reports.
Plans are being considered for a a new film and TV studio at Liverpool's famous Littlewoods Building. If it gets the go ahead the Littlewoods Studios would consist of a huge media hub and a new home for the Liverpool Theatre School which is currently based in Aigburth . It could mean the creation of more than a thousand jobs. The site has been empty since 2003.
“With this development we can support the film sector, attract inward investment, give a boost to the local economy, create jobs, improve skills and generally enhance the image of the city
Cumbria Police has started using drones as an extra 'eye in the sky'.
The force insists the airborne cameras won't replace frontline police officers and in fact helps them save the cost of their helicopter patrols.
Kate Walby reports.
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Ed Miliband has announced that a Labour government would pass a “Turing’s law” allowing the relatives of deceased gay men convicted under now-repealed indecency laws to obtain a pardon.
The family of Wilmslow codebreaker Alan Turing have been campaigning for pardons for 49,000 other men persecuted like him for their homosexuality.
Turing, whose work cracking the German military codes was vital to the British war effort against Nazi Germany, was convicted in 1952 for gross indecency with a 19-year-old man.
He was given a postumous royal pardon in 2013.
Under the Labour plan, the family and friends of dead men would be able to apply to the Home Office to have gross indecency convictions quashed where they involved consensual same-sex relationships
Under legislation passed three years ago people still alive with convictions of this kind can already have them expunged from the record.