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Unseen images of code breaking computer that helped win WW2

Thu, 2024-01-18 10:02
Intelligence agency GCHQ say pictures of Colossus a reminder of the UK ingenuity that helped defeat Hitler.
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Peregrine lander: US Moon mission on course for fiery destruction

Thu, 2024-01-18 10:01
The hobbled Peregrine Moon lander will be forced to burn up in Earth's atmosphere.
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Fly-tipping forces landowners to turn farms into 'forts'

Thu, 2024-01-18 00:06
Despite a drop in fly-tipping on public land, farmers say they are being targeted by criminal gangs.
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Flood defence policy flawed, say MPs

Wed, 2024-01-17 11:21
Cross-party committee says government has not built enough new flood defences or properly maintained the old ones.
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Cloned rhesus monkey created to speed medical research

Wed, 2024-01-17 02:00
Researchers say it will speed up drug testing but animal rights campaigners have grave concerns.
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A23a: Spectacular arches, caves as monster iceberg decays

Tue, 2024-01-16 11:33
The world's biggest iceberg, A23a, is experiencing rapid decay as it moves through the Southern Ocean.
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Pothole reports hit a five-year high in 2023

Mon, 2024-01-15 12:11
Climate change will worsen potholes but scientists hope new technology will help make them a thing of the past.
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John Kerry to step down as US climate envoy

Sun, 2024-01-14 10:04
The former secretary of state sets his sights on helping Joe Biden's re-election campaign.
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Public rights of way blocked in 32,000 places

Fri, 2024-01-12 12:45
Local councils are struggling to clear blockages and obstructions across the public footpath network.
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Huge ring of galaxies challenges thinking on cosmos

Fri, 2024-01-12 12:33
Scientists discover a huge, ring-shaped structure in space which questions our ideas of the universe.
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Huge ancient city found in the Amazon

Fri, 2024-01-12 05:08
The city was built 2,500 years ago but may have been abandoned after a volcanic eruption.
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Mysterious plants and fungi named new to science

Thu, 2024-01-11 12:22
Kew scientists discovered nearly 100 new plants and fungi last year - but some may already be extinct.
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2023 confirmed as world's hottest year on record

Tue, 2024-01-09 22:00
Climate records tumbled "like dominoes" in 2023, with temperatures far above any recorded level.
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Norway to approve controversial deep-sea mining

Tue, 2024-01-09 13:48
Environmental scientists have warned the practice could be devastating for marine life.
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Where will all the electric cars be charged?

Tue, 2024-01-09 10:07
Lamposts and mobile charging machines are being touted as the answer to charging electric cars.
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Oil and gas legislation is total distraction, senior Tory says

Tue, 2024-01-09 07:55
Former minister Sir Alok Sharma says he will not vote for plans to guarantee annual oil and gas licensing rounds.
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Peregrine lander: Technical hitch threatens US Moon mission

Tue, 2024-01-09 02:27
An American spacecraft launched from Florida to land on the lunar surface encounters problems.
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The last of the Moon men: the stories of the surviving Apollo astronauts

Sun, 2024-01-07 10:24
Who are the eight surviving members of humanity's greatest feat of exploration?
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Earning the trust of a 40-stone silverback gorilla

Sun, 2024-01-07 10:04
A wildlife cameraman's close encounter with a silverback as he filmed a process designed to save the species.
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The woman who spent Christmas in search of a rare plant

Sat, 2024-01-06 11:29
'Nature hero' Rosemary Parslow is still helping the wildlife of the Scilly Isles even in her late 80s.
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