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No fake stuff and “limitless potential” are some of the secrets behind Jami Curl’s unique approach to business and confectionery.

The...

  Aug 28, 2017        4

An Australian street name taken from the hit TV series Game of Thrones has been rejected after a resident complained that characters who used the...

  Aug 25, 2017        3

Royal Mail is beginning trials in London of nine fully electric vans with ranges of up to 100 miles.

The vehicles, which come in various...

  Aug 24, 2017        3

China's fleet of high-speed trains is set once again to become the world's fastest.

The top speed of the Fuxing or "rejuvenation" bullet...

  Aug 23, 2017        4

An endangered one-horned rhino which was swept across the Nepalese border into India by flooding has been rescued and brought home.

The...

  Aug 22, 2017        5

The World War Two heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis has been found in the Pacific Ocean, 72 years after its sinking by a Japanese submarine.

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  Aug 21, 2017        7

An Indian woman has been granted permission to divorce her husband because he would not build a toilet in their home.

The woman in her 20s...

  Aug 21, 2017        1

Donald Trump's new interim communications director is a 28-year-old former model who likes to keep under the radar.

Hope Hicks replaces...

  Aug 18, 2017        9

A Canadian woman got an extra carrot with her diamond ring when it was found in her vegetable patch 13 years after she lost it.

Mary Grams...

  Aug 17, 2017        9

When a downward-spiralling Elvis Presley died 40 years ago on 16 August 1977, a cynical music industry insider was overheard to remark that it was...

  Aug 16, 2017        4

A traditional giant omelette made with 10,000 eggs will sizzle in Belgium on Tuesday, despite an ongoing egg contamination scandal, organisers say...

  Aug 15, 2017        3

The Cassini probe is beginning the final phase of its mission to Saturn.

In the coming hours, the satellite will execute the first of five...

  Aug 14, 2017        5

According to a new study Norway’s plan to ramp up oil and gas production in the Arctic threatens global efforts to tackle climate change.

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  Aug 11, 2017        2

Scientists working toward the elusive lithium-air battery discovered an unexpected approach to capturing and storing carbon dioxide away from the...

  Aug 10, 2017        3

Potent, climate warming gases are being emitted into the atmosphere but are not being recorded in official inventories, a BBC investigation has...

  Aug 08, 2017        2

A recent study finds that advanced wood-burning stoves designed for use in the developing world can reduce air pollution more than anticipated....

  Aug 08, 2017        6

A debate has emerged in Australia about whether overweight models who appear on the catwalk are glorifying obesity.

The debate follows the...

  Aug 04, 2017        5

Scientists have, for the first time, successfully freed embryos of a piece of faulty DNA that causes deadly heart disease to run in families....

  Aug 03, 2017        2

The number of blind people across the world is set to triple within the next four decades, researchers suggest.

Writing in Lancet Global...

  Aug 03, 2017        5

he newspapers have a scoop today - it seems that artificial intelligence (AI) could be out to get us.

"'Robot intelligence is dangerous':...

  Aug 02, 2017        1

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