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North Korea's Kim wants fast denuclearisation, South's leader says

Image copyright AFP Image caption The visit of Moon Jae-in (R) took in the symbolic Mt Paektu North Korea’s leader wants to complete denuclearisation quickly and hold a second summit with Donald Trump soon, South Korea’s president says. President Moon Jae-in, who has ended a landmark trip to the North, said Kim Jong-un also wanted […]

3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault

Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister

Maine restaurant sedates lobsters with marijuana

Rugby World Cup: Cover up your tattoos in Japan, players told

Ex-Malaysia PM Najib hit with 25 charges of money laundering and abuse of power



'Don't go cold turkey' to quit smoking

Image copyright Getty Images Smokers looking to quit as part of the annual Stoptober campaign are being warned not to go “cold turkey”. Government health officials have said smokers stand a much greater chance of succeeding giving up by using official NHS support or turning to e-cigarettes. Research has shown only 4% of those who […]

Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100

Are drink-driving limits too high?

Making sure you get the right type of calorie


Hologram phone calls – sci-fi or serious possibility?

Image copyright Youtube Image caption Could holograms – think Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode IV – be projected from our phones? High-speed 5G networks could lead to big changes in how we use our mobile phones, allowing us to enjoy virtual reality on-the-go, interactive live broadcasts, and even project holograms from our handsets. But […]

Equifax fined by ICO over data breach that hit Britons

Jellyfish robots to watch over endangered coral reefs

3D printing shop closes after accusations of idolatry


Cane toad DNA breakthrough 'may help stop' toxic pest

Image copyright UNSW Image caption Cane toads are highly adaptive and release a destructive toxin Scientists say they have unlocked the DNA blueprint of the cane toad, raising fresh hopes of slowing the animal’s destruction of habitats. The amphibian, native to South America, has become a prolific pest since it was introduced in other parts […]


RemoveDebris: UK satellite nets 'space junk'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe satellite RemoveDebris will use a net and a harpoon to clean up space junk A British satellite has successfully deployed a net in orbit to demonstrate how to capture space debris. The event took place more than 300km above the Earth. It was part of a […]


Are wasps the bees knees? Scientists think they should be

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wasps, often encountered on picnics, have a poor reputation with the public A new study reveals that wasps are largely disliked by the public, whereas bees are highly appreciated. The researchers involved say that this view is unfair because wasps are just as ecologically useful as bees. The scientists […]