Fingerprints aren't as unique as first thought, says Home Office scientist - The Home Office's first Forensic Science Regulator claims that human error, partial prints and false positives mean that fingerprints evidence is not as reliable as is widely believed. [
An open day for the Buckingham Edible Woodland is being held from 2.30pm to 4pm on Sunday, May 4, for everyone to see what trees have already been planted, and to plant some fruit bushes.
The acclaimed pianist Mei Yi Foo is giving a recital in the Ugland Audiorium at Stowe School at 7pm on April 30, as part of the school’s Chung Steinway concert series.
A section of worn bank on the Great Ouse, at Stony Stratford has been repaired with funds raised by Environment Agency rod licences.
Bucks County Council has become the first local authority to be awarded the Employer of the Year award by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.
Work to improve customer relations with people with hearing loss has earned one local authority recognition from a national charity.
This year’s spring show, organised by the Tingewick and Water Stratford Horticultural Society was another great success.
An information evening for people who want to take part in the Relay for Life in Buckingham is being held on April 30, at 7.30pm in the Old Gaol.
£200,000 'Dalek' machine blasts POTHOLES in just 120 seconds - The £200,000 machine is on trial in central Bedfordshire where it is filling in potholes 30 times faster than conventional methods. [Daily Mail Tech]
How leaving NEGATIVE online reviews boosts sales - Researchers in Atlanta, Chicago and Minnesota, claim that being polite in a negative review positively affect the image of both the reviewer and the product being sold. [Daily Mail Tech]
Facebook to shutdown chat function forcing users to download Messenger app - The switchover will begin in Europe where people will instead have to use the Messenger function, which Facebook launched three years ago. [Daily Mail Tech]
Rural centre 'flawed from outset' - A failed rural heritage centre which cost the public purse more than £3.4m when it collapsed should have been more closely monitored, a government auditor says. [BBC Politics]
Silverstone Circuit will be going back in time at this year’s British Grand Prix with a commemorative parade of race winners.
Land Rover's Discovery Vision Concept car can be driven remotely using your iPhone - The Discovery Vision Concept can be driven remotely using a smart phone, a tablet or the car's removable console - a technology once considered so fanciful it appeared in the James Bond film 'Tomorrow Never Dies'. [