Pay-as-you-drive Britain: Ministers set to approve plans to introduce tolls on motorways and A roads

Pay-as-you-drive Britain: Ministers set to approve plans to introduce tolls on motorways and A roads | UPDATED: 13:04 GMT, 22 December 2012 Radical plans to privatise the nation’s motorways and A-roads to create new pay-as-you drive toll roads are set to be given the green light by ministers, MailOnline can reveal. The aim is to pump new private-sector money into the nation’s crumbling road network in a bid to ease the growing gridlock log-jam at a time when cash is tight and raising taxes is politically unacceptable

Drugged and strapped into an ejector seat, how BEARS were used as fighter jet test pilots in the Cold War

Revealed: How Americans used drugged BEARS to test ejector seats for fighter pilots during the Cold WarThe U.S. Air Force used Himalayan and American black bears to test the safety of the B-58 Hustler's ejection system Hustlers were the first aircraft to fly at twice the speed of sound – Mach 2 The bears suffered broken bones but none were killed in the tests | UPDATED: 16:19 GMT, 21 December 2012 Live bears were used by the American military to test the safety of the pilot ejection capsule on the world's first supersonic jet bomber, it has emerged. The B-58 Hustler was created in the 1950s during the height of the cold war.

Knifeman "stabbed four police officers while rampaging with a meat cleaver shouting "God help me to kill my enemies""

Knifeman 'stabbed four police officers while rampaging with a meat cleaver shouting “God help me to kill my enemies”'Christopher Haughton allegedly attacked four police officers with a fillet knifeBefore the stabbings he bit police officer's sleeve off when approachedEscaped to butcher's shop where he stole meat cleaver to attack officers | UPDATED: 22:29 GMT, 29 November 2012 A knifeman who stabbed four police officers in a butcher's shop using a stolen meat cleaver was heard chanting ‘God help me to kill my enemies’ moments before the attack. Christopher Haughton, 33, was described as ‘acting very strangely’ prior to the attack by a the first police officer who arrived at the scene, a court heard today