Research teams are competing across the world to breed a type of dandelion native to Kazakhstan whose taproot yields a milky fluid with tyre-grade rubber particles in it. In Germany, molecular scientists are working to create a new strain of dandelion with a rubber yield that could secure the future of road transport. Joanna Partridge reports.
Bank of America to pay record penalty for banking misconduct
Bank of America has agreed to pay more than $16.6 billion in penalties and consumer relief, in response to allegations of impropriety in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Holder says the penalty "constitutes the largest civil settlement with a single entitity in history". Rough cut (no reporter narration)
All the big fashion winners and losers from this year's MTV Movie Awards ceremony. Starring Mila Kunis, Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, Jessica Biel, Leighton Meester, Emma Watson, Elizabeth Banks, Ciara, Paris Hilton, Brooke Hogan, Ciara, Amber Rose, Julianne Hough and more.
Do blondes have more fun? Some celebs certainly seem to think so. Here are 5 stars who had a run-in with a bottle of peroxide. Feat. Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Victoria Beckham.