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Green groups and low-carbon firms have welcomed the appointment of Amber Rudd as new head of the energy and climate department, DECC.
David Cameron is appointing his new cabinet with Amber Rudd, John Whittingdale and Sajid Javid among those promoted - but there's no job for Boris Johnson.
Why did Ancient Egyptians mummify animals in their millions?
A scanning project suggests that about a third of Ancient Egypt's animal mummies are empty.
Already legally defined as Australia's "National Gemstone", the country's precious opals are punting for a new international designation - that of Global Heritage Stone Resource.
The height of a swathe of the Himalayas has dropped by around one metre as a result of the devastating Nepal earthquake, scientists say.