Ex-Spurs footballer Carlo Cudicini sues single mother for 300,000 after motorbike crash 'damaged his career' Patent reveals weight inside handset could be used to alter its centre of gravity when fallingSpecial grip could also be deployed to stop the headphone jack falling out, keeping the handset from hitting the ground /12/17/article-2248185-168D65F3000005DC-766_634x415.jpg” width=”634″ height=”415″ alt=”The system works using a series of air jets to stabilise the phone, while airbags protect it on impact” class=”blkBorder” /> The system works using a series of air jets to stabilise the phone, while airbags protect it on impact This patent, which first appeared last year, has just been given the stamp of approval by the patent office. Amazon VP Greg Heart is also named on the patent, suggesting it may well be an Amazon project. Geek.com, however, suggests they are just 'patent baiting' and hoping someone else will want to use the idea, netting them licensing fees.
More than 100,000 migrants to undergo face-to-face interviews in attempt to end visa system 'abuse' UK Border Agency launched pilot scheme last year to interview 'high-risk student visa applications'Theresa May said agency staff will interview 100,000 a year from April | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 13 December 2012 More than 100,000 migrants a year are to undergo face-to-face interviews when they apply for visas in an attempt to end rampant ‘abuse’ of the system. Labour abolished the interviews four years ago when they introduced a controversial points-based regime. Migrants were judged on application forms which included questions about their qualifications and financial arrangements.
Fee rises see number of university applications fall 10%: Experts say 'alarm bells should be ringing' | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 29 November 2012 The number of students in England applying to university has slumped by almost 10 per cent amid the increase in tuition fees. It follows a 15.2 per cent fall the previous year, with one expert declaring that 'alarm bells should be ringing in government'. Almost 12,000 fewer students in England have applied to start a degree course next autumn than had applied by this time last year for 2012.