Nine rare cream-coloured K8 phone boxes in and around Hull have been listed at Grade II by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the advice of Historic England. The K8 was designed in 1965-66 by architect Bruce Martin who was commissioned by the General Post Office, owners of the pub
A US travel guide to Scotland has been ridiculed for claiming tourists can drive to Orkney via a bridge.
Northern soul fanatics have warned thieves who stole £250,000 worth of rare vinyl records that they have "nowhere to hide". The rare collection of records was stolen from the home of Birmingham DJ Ted Massey after a gig in Nottingham last month, The Times reports.
Mercedes-Benz has announced it is rolling out an upgrade to its pay+ system to allow owners to authorise payments for services using a fingerprint sensor. The fingerprint-based payments upgrade is being introduced in Germany where users can already pay for fuelling directly from their car via the Me
A man from Minneapolis has built a huge snow fortress in his back yard and labelled himself a "snow engineer".
A new guide has been produced to highlight the way bridges have made such a huge contribution to the development of Dumfries since the Middle Ages.
A notorious gangster has escaped prison by knotting bed sheets together into a makeshift rope and abseiling from a window. Marco Raduano, a leading figure in the Sacra Corona Unita mafia, made the cartoonish escape from the Badu 'e Carros prison in Sardinia.
Biotecture living walls with remotely monitored irrigation system have been installed at Landmark Pinnacle in London.
Interior design guru, Banjo Beale, sets his sights on the Scottish isles in Designing The Hebrides, a new six-part series co-commission for BBC Scotland and BBC Two produced by DSP production (a Banijay UK company).
A construction worker from Ontario found out about his lottery win in the most “Canadian” way possible. David Cornell had stopped by a store to buy a lottery ticket and picked the Instant Diamond Club ticket, which stood out for its size.
Google owner Alphabet has sacked its robot cleaners as part of a cost-cutting exercise.
Plans to save the only farm built by the poet Robert Burns are unveiled today. The “FutureVision” seeks to safeguard the 170-acre Ellisland Farm, on the banks of the River Nith, where Burns wrote Auld Lang Syne, Tam o Shanter and a large part of his creative output, especially in music a
The world’s first digger, powered by a hydrogen combustion engine, will soon be on UK roads and building sites following recent approval. The UK government has given special dispensation, under a vehicle special order, that allows JCB to test and use its world-first hydrogen-powered backhoe lo
A creative challenge for young people in Scotland that will help shape a £25 million complex-needs site in Perth has been launched by architect and TV presenter George Clarke. Entries are now open to schools, universities and colleges across Scotland, as well anyone who wants to work independe
A construction site in Seoul has turned into an ‘accidental café’ after bad weather paused the renovation of a former home.