More than a hundred climate change protesters have held a "die-in" demonstration at Heathrow Airport against plans for airport expansion. Campaigners from Reclaim the Power wore masks and carried posters
To preserve the ancient site of Petra for future generations, archaeologists and locals are re-excavating earlier archaeological “dumps” in search of lost treasures. If you liked this story, sign up for
A teenage boy had a plan. According to authorities in Waseca, Minnesota, John David LaDue, 17, was going to kill his family, start a diversionary fire, set off bombs at an area school, kill the resource
Secretary of State John F. Kerry pressed South Sudan's president Friday to meet face-to-face with a longtime rival in talks he said were crucial to end fighting that has left thousands of people dead displaced
More than 100 UK troops are to fly out to Estonia to take part in a military exercise, as tensions between Ukraine and Russia continue. The troops are to be joined by Defence Secretary Philip Hammond.
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I landed in Crimea in August, at high season, because I was writing a novel and I'd decided it needed to be set somewhere in Crimea. I needed a Soviet seaside resort town with a large, luxurious hotel.
What is your travel dream really? Close your eyes. Are you seeing mountaintops, temples or thundering waterfalls? Are you balancing on a surfboard, taking a cooking class, or trekking volcanoes? Be honest
Galaxy's gravity magnifies light from a distant exploding star. A supernova that exploded in 2010 and that appeared to burn much brighter than a normal star explosion is explained by the presence of a
New study documents rising storm surges since the mid-19th century. The chances of New York City flooding during a storm are even greater than scientists previously thought, a new study suggests. Maximum
If you could fly to Pluto on a 1950s-era Pan Am flight, this is what the advertisements would look like. How do you get average non-nerds interested in learning factoids about the solar system? If you’re
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