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Major airlines admit having cameras installed on back of seats

American Airlines, United Airlines and Singapore Airlines have new seat-back entertainment systems that could film passengers – although each insists they have never been used

5 best waterproof cameras

Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep

Transfer news: Manchester United manager David Moyes declares 'we have

United have already made the biggest splash in the transfer market with the signing of Juan Mata for £37.1m

Video: Children escape shelling in Damascus, Syria

This dramatic video appears to capture the moment a shell lands near a group of children on the outskirts of Damascus.

Travel Photo of the Year: Your chance to enter the UK's biggest

It's back! The Independent has once again teamed up with Wanderlust magazine to present the Travel Photo of the Year competition. This is the UK's biggest amateur travel photo competition; last year it attracted more than 9,000 entries. The winning photos, plus a selection of shortlisted shots, will be printed in The Independent and Wanderlust, as well as being showcased in a stunning exhibition at Destinations 2014, the UK's top holiday and travel show.

HTC's Desire 500: a mid-range handset with a quad-core, 1.2GHz

Phone also features a 4.3-inch screen and onboard storage expandle up to 64Gb with microSD