Passports please! With the Scottish independence referendum looming, a group of pranksters hit on the novel idea of constructing a 'Scottish Border Agency' passport control centre at Carter Bar on the Scottish border near Jedburgh. As the referendum race enters the home straight, motorists were stunned to see the mock border control point spring up overnight. Alan Smith, a piper from Hawick was the first man to pass the barrier ahead of the vote on September 18, 2014.
Videographer / Director: Jon Parker Lee, Producer: Nick Johnson, Editor: Kyle Waters.
Rocket takes classified U.S. government payload into space
An Atlas V rocket carries the U.S. government's classified CLIO satellite into space following a successful launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Everything we do begins with a search. So Bing is here to help everyone in the UK do the things they want.
65 old Philip told us on Facebook what he wanted to do. He wanted to relive his paratrooper glory days, proving he could still parachute and silencing the naysayers in his family and his local once and for all.
We thought it was a great ask so we made it happen. Go to Facebook.com/binguk See Philip’s story and if you tell us what you want to do, you could be next.
This month Bing UK has handed over their Homepage to The Chawton House Library, a charity that concentrates on education and heritage, holding a unique collection of early women’s writing circa 1600-1830. They offer readers the chance to research and engage with a wealth of texts, in a historic and tranquil surroundings.
This time round Bing UK has handed their homepage over to The Pluto Appeal, a charity very close to the heart of Mr Jason Bradbury, host of the Gadget show U.K. The appeal’s mission is to raise £1 million to buy Pluto, a surgical robot, with a special technique.