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When Vanessa Wilson was appointed the interim chief of the Aurora Police Department in December, she didn’t shy from the fact that she was taking over after a string of negative incidents. “Let’s...

PANTOS could be back in time for Christmas as Culture Secretary admitted he would "love them back". Oliver Dowden said this morning he would do everything he can to work through the challenges...

The year of the great British staycation: With time running out to book a break overseas, a holiday in the UK could be the answer. Here’s how the regions are shaping up – and what to expect...

Coral-covered shipwreck discovered off the coast of Mexico met its fate after crashing into the ‘Nightmare reef’ over 200 years ago A fisherman spotted the wreck in the 1990s, but experts...

Erosion of the ozone layer 360 million years ago was responsible for a mass extinction event that wiped out much of the Earth’s plants and freshwater animals The team found evidence of the impact...

Solitaire is 30 years old today: Microsoft asks its 35 million players to help set a world record for the most games completed in a single day Solitaire was first released on Microsoft 3.0 on May 22,...

Personal belongings of an 18 year old soldier killed in the Somme were stored in a suitcase and hidden in an attic by his grieving mother who couldn’t bear to look at them found 90 years later Private...

Researchers in Antarctica discover the remains of a 40 million year old frog, suggesting the continent once had a much warmer climate and supported a diverse array of wildlife Scientists in Antarctica...

Last year was Europe’s hottest year EVER recorded with highest-ever temperatures across the continent during to the sweltering 2019 heatwave, EU report finds Report from EU’s Copernicus Climate...

Swinburne University will delay the start to its next academic year and consider students’ year 11 marks from 2019 as well as this year’s VCE results when offering them places in 2021. The university,...

Bank manager who spends £13,000 a year pampering her three DOGS insists they are like her ‘children’ and says the reason she works is to ‘keep her dogs happy’ Claire Kelly Johnston,...

Here we are in the new year and we’ve crossed the threshold into a brand new decade, called the roaring 2020’s for nostalgia’s sake. If 2019 was stretch for you, as it was for many,...

28,500-year-old ‘protodog’ jawbone found in the Czech Republic, showing how dogs evolved by crunching on bones tossed aside by humans while their wolf counterparts hunted mammoth and ate mostly...

Primitive pollinating BEE infested with parasitic beetle larvae and preserved in amber for 100 million years is the ‘oldest fossil of its kind ever found’ Scientific name Discoscapa apicula...

THIS YEAR will see the return of February 29 to our calendars for the first time since 2016. This is known as a leap year – but what are they and why do we have them? What is a leap year and why do...

6 YEAR OLD girls are finding their independence in school: reading, writing and pursuing their interests after school and on weekends, whether sporty, scientific, or something else in entirely. 6 year...