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World's 'most hi-tech dress' unveiled in Manchester

Coco Chanel fashion from her own wardrobe - black dress and matching three quarter length coat Credit: PA Images

It's another world first for our region. Maybe you've heard of graphene - an amazingly tough yet flexible new material that's being developed by scientists at Manchester University.

Well today the first piece of clothing in the world made of graphene was unveiled - a little black dress. And as Sarah Rogers now reports, it's a long way from the original designed by Coco Chanel almost a century ago: