The death of Deborah Mitford, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, signals the end of an era. From the birth of the eldest Mitford girl, 110 years ago, this famous family have transfixed us, writes Lyndsy
"Property guardians" are people who pay cheap rent to live as de facto security guards for landlords looking for permanent tenants. The pub where Charlie Fegan lived before his days as a property guardian.
This past spring, Cecily McMillan rode a bus across a bridge to Rikers Island, home of the notorious New York City jail. When the Occupy Wall Street activist was released nearly two months later, she left
War veteran Clifford Hartland died aged 101, hours before wife Marjorie, 97, died 'of a broken heart' A Second World War prisoner camp survivor and his wife of 76 years died within hours of each other
Rudy Kurniawan was sentenced to 10 years in jail for committing wine fraud. But just how easy is it to fake a fancy bottle of Burgundy? Wine fraud was a problem in classical Rome and it continues to be
On their deathbeds — her father's in the 1960s and her mother's in the 1980s — Ovell Krell's parents made her promise she'd never stop looking for her brother. "Will you find Owen and bring him back?"
Thicker, stronger, and more resilient. Once a week is all it takes, new research says. Have you ever considered undergoing brain-thickening surgery, only to find that such a thing does not exist? And the
Ben Lenet hasn't missed Lollapalooza since 2008, but he's wondering whether he'll ever return after a "zombie"-like attack left a sizeable bite wound on his right arm. Lenet, 29, of Wicker Park, said and
Back in 2008, doctors in Cambodia made a worrisome discovery. They were having a hard time curing some people of malaria. Even the most powerful drug wasn't clearing out the parasite from patients' blood
Real Estate / Updated Aug. 5, 2014, 6:09 PM GMT / Source: TODAY Each $1,000 increase in the cost of a new median-priced home forces 206,000 prospective buyers out of the marketplace, an industry group
Weird News / Updated Aug. 5, 2014, 2:58 PM GMT Rescue workers try to help a driver out of his car after the vehicle became stuck over an alley in the Chinese city of Wenzhou. The car rolled off the edge
Space / Updated Aug. 5, 2014, 11:02 PM GMT / Source: Space.com Two years after touching down on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover is about to get its first up-close look at the rocks that make up its ultimate
Science News / Updated Aug. 5, 2014, 5:57 PM GMT / Source: Associated Press An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find — in its own storage rooms. The Penn Museum, part of the
Body Odd / Updated Aug. 5, 2014, 5:37 PM GMT / Source: TODAY A new report finds when people are asked if they are narcissistic, they answer accurately. But there's a certain way you need to phrase the
We’ve been asking Guardian readers to share diaries, letters and photographs of relatives and friends involved in the first world war. The pictures and stories we have received are moving and memorable.
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Pheromone parties say daters can find their match from the smell of a t-shirt, but the science is a little more complicated. The 2006 film Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is a story of, well, murder.
Chinese authorities are considering mining a rare material on the Moon's surface, it has been reported. The Chinese scientist leading the project said obtaining Helium-3, a rare, non-radioactive isotope,