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Gatwick airport: How can a drone cause so much chaos? - BBC News

Gatwick airport: How can a drone cause so much chaos? – BBC News

Thousands of passengers have seen their flights from Gatwick Airport cancelled after two drones were spotted flying over the airfield within a 12-hour period. The runway is currently shut as… Read more »

Gatwick: How will police catch the drone menace? - BBC News

Gatwick: How will police catch the drone menace? – BBC News

Police say they are still searching for those responsible for the unprecedented disruption at Gatwick Airport. But the drones that were flown over the airfield have …

Gatwick : Is this the drone that caused the chaos? - BBC News

Gatwick : Is this the drone that caused the chaos? – BBC News

Gatwick airport, the UK’s second busiest airport, is still experiencing delays and cancellations after a drone appeared in airspace on Thursday. The drone operator is still at large and police… Read more »

Drones build rope bridge that humans can cross - BBC News

Drones build rope bridge that humans can cross – BBC News

Quadcopter drones have been programmed to build a rope bridge capable of supporting the weight of a human. The project was the result of a joint study by two researchers… Read more »

Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall? BBC News

Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall? BBC News

Eleven countries are planting a wall of trees from east to west across Africa, just under the southern edge of the Sahara desert. The goal is to fight the effects… Read more »

Drone video inside fire gutted shell of Clandon Park House - BBC News

Drone video inside fire gutted shell of Clandon Park House – BBC News

Drone video from inside the fire stricken Clandon Park House reveals efforts by the National Trust to restore the stately home to its ‘original glory’. Subscribe to BBC News HERE… Read more »

Brain-controlled drone shown off - BBC News

Brain-controlled drone shown off – BBC News

Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews BBC’s Dave Lee watches the brain-controlled drone get given its first public outingA drone specialist in Portugal demonstrates a flight controlled by human brainwaves, and… Read more »

China: Drone tour of Wuxi New Town  - BBC News

China: Drone tour of Wuxi New Town – BBC News

Deep in rural China, where White Horse Village once stood – a new city, Wuxi New Town, has emerged in just 10 years. Click above for a birds eye view… Read more »

Step inside the Large Hadron Collider (360 video) - BBC News

Step inside the Large Hadron Collider (360 video) – BBC News

A 360 tour of CERN that takes you deep inside the Large Hadron Collider – the world’s greatest physics experiment – with BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly. Watch the FULLClick 360… Read more »

UFO spotted by US fighter jet pilots, new footage reveals - BBC News

UFO spotted by US fighter jet pilots, new footage reveals – BBC News

UFO Spotted: The video was filmed in 2004 and investigated as part of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program. It’s not clear if the object was ever identified. The New… Read more »

Drone delivers drugs & mobiles to London prisoners - BBC News

Drone delivers drugs & mobiles to London prisoners – BBC News

Footage obtained by the BBC shows a drone delivering drugs and mobile phones to London prisoners in April. Please subscribe HERE Islamic State’s ‘Most Wanted’ World In Pictures Big Hitters… Read more »

Drone with 4k video cameras - BBC News

Drone with 4k video cameras – BBC News

The world’s bestselling drone-maker has unveiled a new camera-equipped model that can shoot aerial videos in 4K quality. The ultra high definition format is four times the resolution of 1080p… Read more »

Drone racing: The sport of the future? BBC News

Drone racing: The sport of the future? BBC News

Usually when drones are in the news it’s in relation to a military attack but that seems likely to change thanks to a new sport, drone racing. It’s already being… Read more »

Drone reveals Somme battlefields 100 years on - BBC News

Drone reveals Somme battlefields 100 years on – BBC News

The Battle of the Somme was one of the deadliest of the First World War. 100 years on – see some of the key landmarks, battlefields and memorials from the… Read more »

China's Great Wall filmed by drone - BBC News

China's Great Wall filmed by drone – BBC News

British geographer, conservationist and author William Lindesay has had a lifelong obsession with the Great Wall of China. Three decades ago, he left his home on Merseyside to live near… Read more »

'US INTERROGATION TECHNIQUES NOT TORTURE' EX CIA LAWYER - BBC NEWS

'US INTERROGATION TECHNIQUES NOT TORTURE' EX CIA LAWYER – BBC NEWS

Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Former CIA lawyer John Rizzo told Newsnight that “enhanced interrogation techniques”, such as water boarding did not constitute torture. Talking to Gordon Corera he also… Read more »

Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp - BBC News

Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp – BBC News

Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today – 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is now maintained as a… Read more »

Syria: Drones to SAVE lives - BBC News

Syria: Drones to SAVE lives – BBC News

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Parts of Syria are cut off from aid by fighting. Starvation of food and medical supplies has become a brutal a weapon of war. Devastated that this could be allowed… Read more »

Filming with a drone camera - BBC News

Filming with a drone camera – BBC News

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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews BBC’s hexacopter pilot, Owain Rich, reveals the benefits and challenges of filming with the drone. Subscribe Check out our website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:

What is it like to pilot a military "drone"? BBC News

What is it like to pilot a military "drone"? BBC News

Exclusive tour of the Royal Air Force’s ‘drone’ base where aircrews fight IS without leaving the ground. Filmed by Radio 5 Live Subscribe to BBC News HERE Check out our… Read more »