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A member of parliament from the Pirate Party in Iceland was forced to wear an eyepatch for a television appearance following a bizarre household...

  Oct 18, 2017        2

New Zealand is facing a potential crisps shortage this summer, producers say, in a snack crisis being labelled the "chipocalypse".

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  Oct 17, 2017        2

While London’s sewers can get clogged with fatbergs made up of grease and diapers, it seems Switzerland’s waste system is flecked with silver and...

  Oct 16, 2017        3

A crystal meth addict tried to create his own lab after watching US drama series Breaking Bad, a court heard.

James Stutter, 37, admitted...

  Oct 13, 2017        2

As more carmakers adopt "over the air (OTA)" software updates for their increasingly connected and autonomous cars, is the risk of hacker hijack...

  Oct 10, 2017        4

On 9 October 1967, guerrilla leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara was executed in Bolivia. Fifty years on, the BBC's Will Grant takes a motorbike tour of...

  Oct 09, 2017        3

President Donald Trump has a new inflatable parody ready to follow him around. 

And this one is even uglier. 

Trumpy the Rat made...

  Oct 06, 2017        4

Children look away now! For Turkish archaeologists believe they have found the tomb of the original Santa Claus, otherwise known as Saint Nicholas...

  Oct 05, 2017        8

Nissan has shown off a prototype sweat-sensing car seat which it says could help prevent road accidents.

The technology, called Soak,...

  Oct 04, 2017        3

Tesla has reached the half-way point in its plan to build the world's biggest battery, in South Australia.

The plan to build the 100MW )...

  Oct 03, 2017        1

A charcoal drawing housed in another art collection for more than 150 years may have been a sketch for the Mona Lisa, a French art expert says....

  Sep 29, 2017        44

Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy magazine and star of E! reality show The Girls Next Door, has died, PEOPLE confirms. He was 91.

Born...

  Sep 28, 2017        43

Six out of 10 children and teenagers in the world are failing to reach basic levels of proficiency in learning, warns a hard-hitting report from...

  Sep 27, 2017        3

A female US Marine has made history by becoming the first woman to complete the Corps' famously gruelling infantry officer training.

The...

  Sep 26, 2017        5

Australia will establish a national space agency to grow its space industry, the government has said.

The nation is one of the only...

  Sep 25, 2017        2

Liliane Bettencourt, the heiress to cosmetics firm L'Oreal, has died aged 94, her family has confirmed.

A statement said she had died at...

  Sep 22, 2017        3

Sri Lankan authorities have admitted in a Dutch documentary that thousands of babies born there were fraudulently sold for adoption abroad in the...

  Sep 21, 2017        3

"Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English," reads the advert for the Americki Institut, an English-language school in Croatia...

  Sep 20, 2017        2

Donald Trump is open to staying in the Paris accord on climate change, his secretary of state has said, just hours after the White House insisted...

  Sep 18, 2017        2

The US-led Cassini probe to Saturn will destroy itself in the coming hours.

The $4bn (£3bn) mission is ending 13 years of discoveries at...

  Sep 15, 2017        3

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