Police boxes

In some ways, they started as refreshment kiosks and returned to their fate as refreshment kiosks.

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IBA Engineering Announcements

Always a ghost programme to begin with, the IBA Engineering Announcements are now truly a ghost.

Napster

Disruptive? Napster was certainly that. For a whole two years, it turned the record industry upside down. And made lost songs listenable again.

The Giro

It survives in letters on your paying-in slips. But the Giro as shorthand for a bleak life on benefits is fading from memory. Perhaps for the best.

BOAC

The BOAC logo is back. The airline that vanished in the 1970s recently touched down again at Heathrow.