A robot has been programmed to act and Miss World finalists are tackling sport

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A robot has been programmed to act and Miss World finalists are tackling sport
26th November 2014

Today the Miss World contestants took part in the competition's sports and fitness challenge. 

Broadcaster Belle Lupton and sports blogger and journalist Jo Tilley discuss whether the 63-year-old beauty competition still has a place in the modern world and if so, whether it will have any impact on women’s fitness. London Live will be broadcasting the final of Miss World 2014 on Sunday 14th December at 3pm.

There's also news of a thespian robot who appeared at Flux Innovation lounge in Aldgate earlier today. He acts, he sings, he mimes... and his name is Norris. He can mirror movements too and it's thought he'll be used in the real world for guided tours. Norris cost £100,000 - which, though pricey, is a bargain compared to the previous generation of robots, who cost upwards of £1million. 

 

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