Many of us harbour a dream to fly a plane. Few achieve that ambition; fewer still in an aircraft they've built themselves.
Geoff Elvin spent five years constructing his machine in the garage of his home. Then came the really difficult bit: getting behind the controls! Helen Ford has been to meet him.
Last night the lighting on British Airways i360 was switched on for the first time, bringing the final touch to the spectacular new Brighton beach attraction.
David Marks of Marks Barfield Architects, which conceived and designed British Airways i360, said,
“The concept for the lighting at the top of the tower is that it ‘breathes’, gently increasing and decreasing in intensity at the average rate of a human being breathing at rest.”
The overall effect of the lighting on the tower and viewing pod together emulates British Airways colours of red, white and blue. The tower colour bursts and pod lights switch on at sunset and off at midnight every night, while the aeronautical safety lighting will remain switched on at all times.
A rise in phone scams and email fishing attacks - has led Dorset Police to appoint its first specialised police officer.
Jake Moore has taken up the newly created position of Cyber-Crime Prevention Officer. He will hold educational talks in community centres, speak to school children about safety when using mobile devices and help protect companies against financial crime.
Jake Moore has some tips on keeping yourself safe online:
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Britain's biggest internet provider reported outages in several areas across the UK on Wednesday morning.Read the full story ›
Today Sir Richard Branson announced a multi-billion pound order for new planes for Crawley-based Virgin Atlantic.
But that was overshadowed by the freak storm which had exhibitors and VIPs running for cover. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse has more.
Farnborough Air Show is big, global business. But what does it mean to the local economy?
Divya Kohli has spent time with a range of local businesses to see how the Air Show makes an impact.