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China's first space station is expected to fall back to Earth in the second half of 2017, amid speculation authorities have lost control of it.
How the government is trying to trace nests of invasive hornet which kills honey bees
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall says trading ivory not verified as antique should be banned
The British Veterinary Association warns would-be dog owners to think twice before buying breeds with fashionably "flat-faced" features - because of growing concerns for their welfare.
Watching a tragic film could have an unexpected benefit in triggering a feel-good chemical, research suggests.
A park in Bangkok has been overrun by monitor lizards.
Meet the planet's hardiest animal - the tardigrade - that has just revealed a genetic secret that could help protect human cells.
A gene from an almost indestructible microscopic creature could provide "radiation shield" for human cells, scientists find.
A deer has been filmed bouncing along a beach in Poole Harbour.
An invasive hornet that kills honey bees is spotted in Britain for the first time, experts confirm.
Dr Peter Marra explains why pet cats should not be allowed to roam free.
A parliamentary inquiry recommends video monitoring to tackle abuses in abattoirs, after secretly filmed videos shocked the French public.
Physicists have set a new bar for quantum teleportation - transferring information from one place to another without anything physically travelling between the locations.
Archaeologists believe they have found a lost Anglo-Saxon royal palace about four miles (6km) from one of Britain's best known finds.
Outdoor exercise delivers an estimated £2.2bn of health benefits to adults in England each year, a study suggests.
China has been building two wind turbines every hour, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has told BBC News.
Allowing mangrove forests to recover naturally result in more resilient habitats that benefit both wildlife and people, say conservationists.
Engineer Naveen Rabelli has completed a 6,000 mile journey from India to the UK in a solar-powered tuk-tuk.
A BBC team finds rare Java hawks for sale, as environmentalists say more must be done to tackle Indonesia's illegal bird trade.
Some of the winning images from this year's competition.