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A German dandyhorse bicycle dating from 1817. Image:

Little is known about the world’s first bicycle ride, 200 years ago on June 12th, 1817. Mannheim in southwestern Germany, and local aristocrat Baron K(...)

File image of a Humboldt penguin. File photograph: Getty Images/Dorling Kindersley

A young Humboldt penguin that had been stolen from a zoo in the southwest German city of Mannheim has been found dead. Prosecutors have opened an inv(...)

The self-driving Mercedes on the open road, but under the watchful eye of an engineer - just in case...

Mercedes-Benz is determined to be at the forefront of the introduction of autonomous - or driverless - cars and has already committed to have “self-pi(...)