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Climate march students: 'We need change and we need it now'

45 min 15 sec ago
Students have protested across the UK to air their views on the issue of climate change. We talked to some of those in Manchester.

Hong Kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport

2 hours 5 min ago
Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns have been arrested at Hong Kong airport's customs.

BP: Plastic ban "could have unintended consequences"

3 hours 47 min ago
The oil and gas company believes a prohibition on single-use plastic could increase CO2, but is that true?

Climate strike: Schoolchildren protest over climate change

7 hours 27 min ago
Thousands of people gather in London, as students around the UK miss school to call for action.

Space harpoon skewers 'orbital debris'

8 hours 34 min ago
A British-led mission demonstrates a projectile that could one day be used to clear up space junk.

Climate strike: Why are students striking and will it have an impact?

11 hours 52 min ago
Across the UK, students are set to take part in a climate strike, but will it make a difference?

Eagle rescued after huge ice ball grows on its tail

12 hours 2 min ago
A bald eagle had to be rescued after a 20cm ice ball grew on its tail.

Gravitational waves: Black hole detector to get upgrade

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:47
The UK and US governments have announced a £25m upgrade to the machines that detected gravitational waves.

Cambridge anglers win fish loss compensation

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:12
Anglian Water admits ammonia discharge from a recycling unit killed big bream in the River Cam.

Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:49
The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Chemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:30
Some early studies in mice suggest drugs can be developed to halt mental decline, say scientists.

Search for Shackleton's lost Endurance ship called off

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:15
Thick ice and a lost sub bring an end to the search for the famous Antarctic explorer's sunken polar yacht.

Paying tribute to the nation's forests

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:27
Britons are being urged to write a poem, letter or story to celebrate the woodlands of the UK.

'I'm standing up for our planet'

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 17:29
Every Friday morning, 13-year-old Holly Gillibrand skips school for an hour to demand more is done over climate change.

Greta Thunberg: The Swedish teen inspiring climate strikes

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:03
Greta Thunberg spoke to the BBC in September, but since then she's become a global phenomenon.

Nasa calls time on silent Opportunity Mars rover

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:07
The 15-year mission of "Oppy" the robot is declared over after repeated failed attempts to contact it.

Nasa's InSight mission: Mars 'mole' put on planet's surface

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 05:38
The US space agency's InSight mission positions the second of its surface instruments on Mars.

Black panther: Rare animal caught on camera in Kenya

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 03:46
It's thought to be the first time the rare animal has been photographed in Africa in a century.

New 'mysterious' frog species discovered in India's Western Ghats

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 02:24
The new species were found after three years of extensive explorations in the Western Ghats.

Giant pangolins: Study by Chester Zoo to protect mammals

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 01:08
Conservationists from Chester zoo are conducting the first ever study of the animals, in Uganda.