In 1991 the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI), was seized by regulators after auditors reported huge losses from illegal loans to corporate insiders and traders. The bank collapsed with debts of more than $16 billion (£8 billion) while 250,000 savers lost money.
At its height the bank operated in 78 countries and claimed assets of $25 billion but their connections to fraud, arms trafficking, bribery and support of terrorism branded them with the moniker Bank of Crooks and Crime International.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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