New maps of the landscape beneath a major Antarctic glacier will help forecast the rise of global sea levels, researchers say.
The Royal Australian Mint has unveiled two collectable coins to mark the 70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.
A poll of 4,000 women in eight countries has found almost a quarter reported experiencing online abuse or harassment at least once.
Experts have reached a milestone in the quest to better understand prion diseases after coming up with a system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Germany could be forced to hold new elections after high stakes talks for a coalition collapsed between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU alliance,...
Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary with a private party at Windsor Castle.
Talks have broken down on forming a new German government, raising questions of whether Germany could be headed for a new election.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was left battling for political survival Monday after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed - plunging Germany into a...
A new theory suggests the brain's intellectual capacity not only depends on the way it is wired but how the wiring shifts to meet new demands.
A British sailor has died after he was swept overboard from a yacht during a round the world race.
Ratko Mladic was Europe's most wanted man until his capture in 2011 and subsequent trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The Queen and Prince Philip will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Monday.
Ireland's veteran republican political leader Gerry Adams is stepping down as Sinn Fein president next year.
A meteorite has lighted up the Arctic sky over Finland as scientists scramble to locate where it came down.
Tunisian-born fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, known fondly as the 'King of Cling' for his body conscious designs, has died at the age of 77.

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