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Two fifths of the world’s plants are at risk of extinction – with scientists in a ‘race against time’ to find and save new species before they vanish New Kew Gardens report  reveals 39.4...

Two-fifths of the world’s plants are at risk of extinction, scientists have warned. Researchers say they are racing against time to name and describe new species, before they disappear. Plants hold...

Fears of a ‘jobs tsunami’ as new figures reveal a QUARTER of all pubs, clubs and restaurants have never reopened after shutting down at start of coronavirus pandemic One in four pubs, restaurants,...

Two of Antarctica’s most important glaciers which together cover area the size of Norway are crumbling faster than ever, satellite images reveal Researchers studied the evolution of the Pine Island...

This summer wasn’t what any of us pictured, but it wasn’t just vacations that were canceled. Many US companies eliminated in-person summer internship programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This left...

Thousands of endangered and exotic reptile species are being sold as pets online putting some at risk of extinction, study warns Researchers from China and Thailand analysed two decades of online pet...

Besides using it in stick-form and in apple cider, your cinnamon habit can extend to unconventional uses — plus, it’s great for your health. As the seasons change, the scent of cinnamon can characterize...

Scientists precisely measure the total amount of matter in the universe for the first time – claiming over two thirds is made up of ‘dark energy’ Cosmologists started by measuring the...

Mining giant Rio Tinto is facing accusations that a mine it abandoned in Papua New Guinea two decades ago is leaking poisonous waste into rivers. More than 150 people living in Bougainville have filed...

Anti-discrimination commissions have tyranny built into their design. God deliver us from the hands of zealots. They exist in different guises in every age, lay claim to being the era’s moral guardians...

POLICE hunting a 32-year-old woman who vanished four weeks ago have found a body. Lorraine Cox was last seen in Exeter city centre in the early hours of September 1. A murder probe was launched a week...

From a terraced home in Blackburn to self-made billionaires on the brink of buying Asda: Rags-to-riches story of petrol station pioneer brothers, 48 and 49, bidding to bring supermarket giant back under...

HALF of sexually active Americans aren't fully satisfied by their partner in bed, a new study has found. Of the 2,000 Americans surveyed – about 1,800 of whom have been sexually active –...

FORMER Barack Obama White House counsel, Bob Bauer is playing Donald Trump in mock debates to prepare Democratic nominee Joe Biden for Tuesday night’s showdown. Sources familiar with Biden’s campaign...

One of the ‘most extreme planets in the universe’ orbits its star every 2.7 days and has a surface temperature hot enough to vaporise IRON, astronomers discover Details of the orbit and temperature...

SUMMER may be behind us, but autumn is waiting in the wings and it’s the ideal time to explore the UK crowd-free and at your own pace. If your holidays didn’t go to plan this year, or you just fancy...