This year, for the first time since the contest started, Miss America contestants will no longer parade in swimsuits.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is to face German MPs in the first ever ‘Prime Minister’s Questions’ held in the Bundestag.
British scientists have mapped the genomes of 3,000 dangerous bacteria, including one from Sir Alexander Fleming’s nose.
Australian scientists have developed a nutritious broccoli powder that can be sprinkled on coffee or hidden in children’s meals.
The US Army has developed a mechanical ‘third arm’ for soldiers that takes the weight off their guns so they don’t get so tired when firing them.
Four new ‘all-weather’ £150 million F-35 warplanes bought by the RAF from the US have been unable to fly to Britain because of bad weather over the Atlantic.