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The office, past and present...

How many of you are familiar with that Monday morning feeling - that dread of going into the office to start another working week? Perhaps you'd feel differently if your office had a philosophy of 'work hard, play hard'. Many of our workplaces have evolved over the years. Now, alongside the photocopier and watercooler, you may also find a chill out area, a football table, or even a slide...

Prince Philip gives Brighton's i360 royal ascent

It's already in the record books for stretching architectural boundaries and today it was given royal approval.

Brighton's i360 seafront attraction, described as a vertical pier in the sky, was officially opened by the Duke of Edinburgh. And unlike the early days everything went without a hitch.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to architects David Marks and Julia Barfield.

Free phone app launched to save lives

It's called Save a Life - a new free phone app which uses GPS technology to locate the nearest automatic external defibrillator. Defibrillators are vital pieces of equipment to treat people who've had a cardiac arrest - when the heart stops beating. The idea has come from South Central Ambulance Service with help from O2. Kerry Swain has been to the launch at Southampton General Hospital.


Huge fine for Berks-based Vodafone

The fine follows investigations by Ofcom Credit: ITV

Vodafone has been fined more than four and a half million pounds by the industry regulator for "serious and sustained" breaches of consumer protection rules.

The £4,625,000 penalty follows two investigations by Ofcom into the telecoms giant's services to pay-as-you-go customers and for its handling of complaints.

One investigation found that more than 10,000 customers lost a total of £150,000 over a 17-month period when the company failed to credit their accounts after they paid to 'top-up' their mobile phone with credit.

The Ofcom report is here.

Look, no hands...the driverless car!

It's the kind of kit that only someone like James Bond would be used to - but we've been given a first look at new car technology which could be rolled out in just a few years. Scientists have been working hard to create vehicles, which can not only drive themselves - but also have the ability to overtake at high speed

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