Early airline travel between London and Paris. The airline is Handley Page Transport Ltd.; the aircraft are Handley Page Type O (converted World War I bombers).
The much-anticipated MC-21 aircraft, touted to become a direct rival of the Boeing-737 and Airbus 320, has been rolled out for official presentation in Irkutsk, Russia. Serial production of the medium- and short-range passenger jet is planned for 2017.

Inside, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate utilises the Saloon's award-winning design.
In 1816 Louis Monet created a device known as the compteur de tierces, an invention that has not only had a profound impact on our daily lives, but changed our very definition of time.
Victor Korchnoi, who has died aged 85, was one of the most enduringly consistent grandmasters on the international circuit and reckoned by some to have been the strongest chess player never to have been world champion; in 1976 he became the first Russian chess grandmaster to defect from the Soviet Union and much of his later career was overshadowed by Cold War politics.
WWII: BATTLEFRONT of World War II battles and stories. Watch the war come to chilling life in the lives of the soldiers, airmen and sailors from both the Allied and Axis sides.