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John Woodcock calls on MPs to rally against Jeremy Corbyn as he warns Labour 'cannot go on like this'

A Labour MP has called on his colleagues to rally against Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, warning that the Party "cannot go on like this”.<p>John Woodcock, the Barrow and Furness MP, has attacked the Labour leader and accused him of allowing the Government “to wreak havoc on the country without properly …

Jeremy Corbyn

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New Orleans

Scientists Say Some Birds Are Just as Smart as Apes

It’s time to put the “birdbrain” fallacy to rest. Researchers say birds are just as smart as apes and other mammals, according to findings published …

Greenland's Ice Sheet Is Filthy, And That's A Problem

Scientists have long known that Greenland's surface is neither green nor snowy white like you'll find on a world map. Rather, many of the country's massive ice fields have morphed into an ugly grey-black you'd find on the side of the road a few days after a blizzard.<p>Now, a new paper links this …

Global Warming
European Union

How Europeans became tall and fair-skinned 8,500 years ago

When agriculture arrived in Europe some 8,500 years ago, humans didn’t simply adapt their lifestyles and eating habits, but also their genes.<p>Researchers, led by geneticist David Reich at Harvard Medical School, analyzed the DNA of 230 ancient humans who lived between 3,000 and 8,500 years ago and …


What to Know About the Paris Climate Change Conference

More than 100 heads of government and 40,000 other attendees are meeting on Nov. 30 for the launch of the two-week United Nations conference on …

Northern Ireland

Vast Amazon wildfire destroys forest in Brazil and threatens uncontacted tribe

The blaze, which has burned for two months on indigenous land and spread across 100km at its peak, is suspected to have been started by illegal loggers<p>Brazilian rangers, firefighters and indigenous communities are battling against a wildfire that has blazed for two months and devastated some of the …


Going to war alone ‘unthinkable,’ says British general amid military cuts

Britain going to war without the help of its international allies is “almost unthinkable,” Major General Patrick Sanders, commander of the 30,000-strong British Army Iron Division, has said.<p>Sanders said the UK should “<i>always expect to be part of a wider force,</i>” such as NATO, when involved in …

Moscow summons UK attache over claims RAF licensed to down Russian jets

Defence attache called to Moscow to clarify ‘inaccurate’ newspaper reports concerning RAF rules of engagement in Iraq<p>Russia’s defence ministry has summoned the British defence attache over reports in Sunday newspapers claiming that RAF pilots were given licence to shoot down Russian jets in Iraq if …

Middle East

Working age people lonelier than the elderly

Surrounded by people every day but working age people less contented with social life and more likely to feel lonely than the bulk of the retired<p>It is a time of life characterised by hectic juggling of work and family commitments, surrounded by colleagues and busy crowds.<p>But an official study of …

Human Geography
Middle East
Human Rights

Eco-conscious car buyers aren't ready to forgive Volkswagen

"Clean Diesel." That's the line Volkswagen used to market its diesel cars in the U.S. VW promised to let owners have their cake and eat it too, …

‘Scrap House of Lords discount dinners’ petition gains 130k signatures

As the government considers scrapping free school meals for infants, 130,000 people have signed a petition calling for the House of Lords gravy train of subsidized food to be taken away.<p>Alex Satchwell, from Sheffield, said he started the petition on Change.org because he found it unfair that …

United Kingdom

Stunning images reveal SpaceX's revolutionary approach to landing on Mars

And as mind-blowing as these innovative ideas are, the video animations and illustrations that bring Space X's goals to life are equally impressive.<p>But these animations and illustrations aren't just fiction and propaganda: They are a way for SpaceX to envision the future and make it a reality.<p>For …

Space Travel

Iran-UK relations: 12 moments in a troubled history

The reopening of the British embassy in Tehran marks a rapprochement between the two countries<p>The relationship between the Islamic republic and the country it calls “Little Satan” has been fraught, encompassing an invasion, a coup, an embassy siege, economic sanctions, a fatwa and the breakdown of …

South Asia

Who are the Shoreham Air Show victims? Everything we know about plane crash

The victims, the crash, the pilot, the aftermath - here is everything we know about plane crash on A27 in West Sussex that killed 11 people<p>A full inquest into the deaths of 11 men killed in the Shoreham Air Show crash might not take place until June 2016.<p>After a Hawker Hunter plane crashed onto the …

Military Aircraft

Depression is not contagious but an upbeat mood is, say scientists

Upbeat moods spread through social networks but depression does not, scientists have found<p>Sad friends will not bring you down but upbeat moods are contagious a new study has shown.<p>Researchers at the universities of Manchester and Warwick studied 2,000 teenagers to see if their social groups could …