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But the South-east – our most densely populated region – gets less rain than some parts of East Africa. Experts say demand will outstrip supply rapidly due to population growth, more household...

There are more than 10,000 people in the UK with the life-limiting genetic condition, which destroys the lungs with sticky mucus. Conservative Lee Anderson said his wife Sinead, 43, was only here thanks...

The Sun and Moon will cross paths this weekend, creating a beautiful ring of fire eclipse in the skies. On Sunday, June 21, the Moon will pass directly in front of the Sun and blot out all but the outer...

Charity shops were able to reopen after months of being closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. However, these shops were not permitted to open with their old rules, instead, they have a host of new protocols...

At the end of March, pubs, restaurants and other non-essential businesses were forced to close to due the coronavirus pandemic. But almost three months later, shops on Britain’s high streets have...

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. A staggering 20,000 tonnes of diesel has leaked into the Ambarnaya...

Three of the report’s authors said they could no longer agree on its authenticity because Surgisphere, a healthcare company behind the figures, would not authorise an nonpartisan audit of its data...

Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, has offered suggestions on how to keep safe as shops reopen on June 15. One idea is those who have developed antibodies could wear wristbands corroborating that, so...

The devices will be launched from SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 8:55pm EDT tonight. SpaceX needs to send at least 400 satellites into space before it can provide minimal...

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Three other officers involved in the death of unarmed black man...

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Violent protests broke out in the Minnesota city after an unarmed...

A SpaceX landmark rocket will be sent into space on Saturday in a historic first launch, after bad weather prevented the first launch of NASA astronauts from US soil in nine years. Elon Musk’s plans...

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Global economies have been devastated by the deadly virus, as...

The team of researchers observed that death figures in countries where men have shorter ring fingers were up to a third higher. The experts explained that the ring finger length is conditioned by...

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Hungarian-American financier Mr Soros, who has ploughed large...

Swarms of Asian hornets (Vespa velutina) have killed at least two people in the autonomous community of Galicia, northern Spain, this year. On Sunday, May 24, a swarm of angry hornets attacked and killed...