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Tim Peake facing months of recovery following six month space mission

Astronaut Tim Peake will come down to Earth with a bump next week when he ends his six month mission aboard the International Space Station.<p>Although floating in micro-gravity for half a year may appear harmless or even restful, in fact, the rigors of spaceflight leave a lasting mark on health.<p>To …

Space Science

Armed robbers thwarted trying to hold up McDonald's where 11 special forces officers happened to be eating dinner

Armed robbers bit off more than they could chew when they held up a McDonalds in eastern France whose diners included a group of hungry officers from an elite military force.<p>Around 40 customers were chomping on their burgers on Sunday evening in the fast food outlet in a shopping centre in Besancon …


Hitler had a secret disabled younger brother, historian claims

Adolf Hitlerhad a disabled younger brother who died of hydrocephalus when the Nazi dictator was three years’ old, a historian has claimed.<p>Florian Kotanko said he has discovered documents proving that Hitler had a secret brother who died seven days after his birth after suffering from a build-up of …

World History

The new EU roaming charges cap explained

Roaming charges across the European Union will be capped from this weekend, ahead of a full ban in June next year.<p>The scrapping of additional costs of using a mobile phone on the Continent is the result of years of negotiations between the European Commission (EC) and telecom operators and could …

Mexico's 'sexiest police force' instructed to dress down

New security chief disbands Aguascalientes women-only group, who donned skintight leggings and heeled knee-high boots<p>A unit of Mexican policewomen dubbed “the sexiest force in the world” has been disbanded by the new security chief.<p>Ever since 2010 the women-only group, in the city of …


The most extreme hotels around the world

Leonardo Dicaprio

19 top secret Bond locations around Britain


Around the world with every James Bond film

You know the drill. Sharp suit, deadly mission, chic companion. On Monday, SPECTRE – the 24th James Bond film, and Daniel Craig’s fourth in the firing line – will be released. But whichever actor has stared down the barrel in the past 53 years – and however high the body count – 007 has long proved …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …


Avengers 2 producer reveals main reason behind Iron Man vs Captain America core of Civil War

<i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> will set the stage for Marvel's next big film - <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> which will feature Steve Rogers and Tony Stark on …

Marvel Universe