The "eye-borg": First successful implant of a "bionic" eye could restore sight to the blind

'I've dreamed in colour for the first time in 20 years': Blind British man can see again after first successful implant of 'bionic' eye microchipsMicrochips restore sight to people suffering retinitis pigmentosa – an incurable condition that leads to blindnessCondition affects one in every 3,000-4,000 peopleClinical trial with two sufferers 'exceeds expectations' Sufferers able to detect outlines of objects 'within days' Vision expected to improve further as 3mm chip 'beds in' | UPDATED: 23:17 GMT, 3 May 2012 Surgeons in Oxford, led by Professor Robert MacLaren, fitted the chip at the back of Chris' eye in a complex eight-hour operation last month.

Apprentice? I was more like Sugar’s skivvy: How reality TV show nearly wrecked Stella English’s life

Call it coincidence, call it irony, but the first thing that Stella English sees when she arrives at the hotel where we are to conduct our interview is a stack of magazines on the lobby table. On their covers loom the unmistakable features of Lord Sugar, publicising the latest series of The Apprentice.

Anti-obesity drive under fire for leaving out McDonalds and KFC in calorie-cutting exercise

Anti-obesity drive under fire for leaving out McDonalds and KFC in calorie-cutting exercise Fast food giants left out of crackdown on caloriesShadow public health minister describes it as 'wholly worthless' | UPDATED: 01:23 GMT, 24 March 2012 Drive-thru: Fast food restaurants such as McDonalds have been left out of the calorie crackdown A crackdown on obesity being launched by the Government today was criticised last night for not including many of Britain’s biggest fast-food chains.