The finals to the Student Robotics international competition are happening today at Newbury Racecourse. There are currently over 40 schools from across the Uk, France and Germany taking part in the league. The students have to build fully autonomous robots. The knock-outs start at around 4PM.
Fifteen hundred airport staff and members of the public were drafted into Heathrow's massive new terminal today to test that every part of it works.
The airport is taking radical measures to avoid a repeat of the disastrous opening of Terminal Five which led to negative headlines the world over. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports.
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Final preparations are underway at Heathrow's new Terminal 2 ahead of its opening on June 4th. It's cost 2.5 billion. Airport management say they've learnt lessons from the opening of Terminal 5 - when thousands of bags were lost and passengers queued for hours.
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It's a house made out of rubbish. Students at the University of Brighton are getting ready to unveil an experimental home built from the things we throw out. Soon the house will become a venue for the city's arts festival. Andy Dickenson has been to check on its progress.
Bird lovers have joined critics who want to stop plans for fracking in the Thames Valley. The wildlife charity the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds are concerned that drilling and habitat damage involved could harm wildlife.
The controversial process of splitting rock to release shale gas has already led to protests in Balcombe in Sussex where it has now been ruled out - but there are other potential sites including large parts of Oxfordshire.
Licences for fracking will be up for grabs later this year - in a 350 square mile area between Kidlington, Banbury and Bicester north of Oxford. Fred spoke to Harry Huyton from the RSPB.
As the darkness falls stargazers across our region are preparing for some amazing views of Jupiter tonight.
The largest planet in our Solar System is the focal point of National Astronomy Week and the telescopes at the Royal Greenwich Observatory at Herstmonceux in Sussex are already pointing in its direction.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Sandra Voss, science director of the observatory, and Laurie Marsden, project co-ordinator of National Astronomy Week.
Includes pictures from NASA.
Take a tin of spaghetti, a box of bees and a smoothie-maker and what have you got? In one part of the south east, a recipe for a fascinating science lesson! A science fair, at the old Pfizer site in Sandwich, was put on to attract youngsters to the worlds of technology and maths.
David Johns donned his lab coat and went along to take a look. He spoke to scientist Robert Wybrow, engineer Victoria Roots, Kent County Councillor Mark Dance (Con), and Discovery Park MD Paul Barber.
Toys from the 19th Century have gone on display,. They were popular Christmas presents of their day, as Richard Lawrence reports.