Amazing FOUR BILLION-PIXEL interactive panorama gives you a 360-degree view of Mars as if standing next to Curiosity rover

The picture that makes you feel as if you're on Mars: FOUR BILLION pixel interactive panorama gives you a 360-degree view as if you're standing next to the Curiosity rover Photographer Andrew Bodrov used 407 pictures from two Curiosity cameras to make the interactive image By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 20:32 GMT, 30 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:10 GMT, 31 March 2013 Ever wondered what it would be like to gaze across the surface of Mars Thanks to one photographer, you can – with only a click of the mouse. Andrew Bodrov spent two weeks creating the interactive image using 407 pictures from the narrow angle and medium angle cameras on the head of Nasa's Curiosity rover and a bit of digital retouching. '[The camera] is only two megapixels, which by today's standards is not huge,' he told Popular Science.

Real-life Ocean"s Eleven: Australian casino loses 32m after "high roller" guest colludes with staff to spy on other players

Real-life Ocean's Eleven: Australian casino loses $32m after 'high roller' guest colludes with staff to spy on other players Large-scale sting drawn comparisons to blockbuster Ocean's ElevenDiscovered by horrified bosses at Melbourne casino a few weeks ago Crown Casino in Melbourne says it is in a good position to recover moneyHacked into CCTV in casino and then relayed back information to player By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 14:06 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:31 GMT, 15 March 2013 Con artists managed to pull off a $32 million heist after hacking into a casino's security cameras. The large-scale sting, which has drawn comparisons to Hollywood blockbuster film Ocean's Eleven, was discovered by horrified bosses at Crown Casino in Melbourne a few weeks ago

Body of schoolgirl, 16, found burning behind hotel as a man and woman are arrested over her death

Body of schoolgirl, 16, found burning behind hotel as a man and woman are arrested over her deathGirl was in the 'foetal position' and found burning in a Blackpool alleywayNeighbours thought they were putting out a mannequin that was on firePolice arrest a 22-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 14:17 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:02 GMT, 1 February 2013 A schoolgirl's burning body was found in an alleyway in Blackpool yesterday by hoteliers who mistook her for a mannequin.

Abu Qatada goes for a walk monitored by new top of the range cameras

That's a nice CCTV system you've got in your street Mr Qatada! Freed terror suspect goes for a walk monitored by new top-of-the-range cameras | UPDATED: 19:38 GMT, 23 December 2012 CCTV cameras have been installed outside the home of hate preacher Abu Qatada to monitor him around the clock, it was reported today. They were used to keep track of the Al-Qaeda sympathiser, 52, when he went on a rare journey out yesterday

Incredible close-up pictures of ice captured in minute detail on the streets of Moscow

Freeze frame: Incredible close-up pictures of ice captured in minute detail on the streets of MoscowThey were taken by Russian photographer Andrew Osokin in MoscowHe braved the cold using Nikon D-80 and D-90 cameras and special lensesHe doesn't use a studio, just takes pictures of what he sees while walking | UPDATED: 19:10 GMT, 20 December 2012 These spell-binding pictures bring a whole new meaning to the term freeze frame. They look like painstakingly carved ice art that even the most experienced sculptors would be proud of

Prickly feat: The baby echidnas that are the first to be successfully bred from zoo-born parents

Snuggles from puggles: The tiny baby echidnas that can curl up in the palm of your hand Two short-beaked echidnas, Babbin and Nyingarn, were born at Perth Zoo The puggles are the first in the world to be bred by zoo-born parents | UPDATED: 17:21 GMT, 18 December 2012 They may look like adorable baby hedgehogs but these rare spiky puggles are the first echidnas to ever be bred from zoo-born parents. Two short-beaked baby echidnas – called puggles – Babbin and Nyingarn were born at Perth Zoo this August

Jacintha Saldanha"s death: Who does Keith Vaz think he is, Tony Soprano?

Who does Keith Vaz think he is, Tony Soprano | UPDATED: 09:23 GMT, 14 December 2012 The nurse at the centre of the Kate Middleton phone hoax scandal was found hanged, an inquest heard yesterday. Investigators are examining three letters she left behind, as well as emails and telephone records, but they are satisfied that Jacintha Saldanha’s death was not ‘suspicious’

Lee Westerman banned from impersonating policeman or paramedic

Bogus emergency worker, 29, posed as a policeman and paramedic at scene of road accidents and tried to give first-aid | UPDATED: 14:57 GMT, 12 December 2012 An unemployed man has been banned from posing as a policeman or paramedic after turning up at the scene of accidents and attempting to give first aid to crash victims.

Brothel madam Suzanna Symington ran popular high class vice den inside luxury penthouse close to waterside homes of Premier League stars

Brothel madam ran popular ‘high class’ vice den inside luxury penthouse close to waterside homes of Premier League starsBrothel madam Suzanna Symington ran 'high class' brothelThe 29-year-old recruited girls to work near footballers' homesSaid she was coerced into opening brothels by boyfriend | UPDATED: 16:16 GMT, 12 December 2012 Madam: Symington provided girls she recruited to work at two exclusive apartments with contraceptives and a variety of sex toys A madam has been convicted of running a 'high class' brothel from luxury penthouse flats close to the waterside homes of Premier League footballers. Suzanna Symington, 29, recruited girls to work at two apartments in the exclusive Ocean Village Marina, in Southampton, Hampshire

Operation Yewtree: Why weren"t the police this zealous with Jimmy Savile?

Why weren't the police this zealous with Savile | UPDATED: 14:50 GMT, 10 December 2012 The ancient practice of hue and cry — when a suspected criminal was pursued by a mob of angry citizens, shouting to raise the alarm — is famously celebrated in Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist, in which Bill Sikes is chased to his death after murdering his girlfriend, Nancy.