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Sainsbury's says it is the first UK supermarket to stock edible insects, and packets of Eat Grub's smoky BBQ crunchy roasted crickets will be sold in 250 stores across the country from this week. BBC News' Becky Morton drew the short straw.....
The British seismometer package carried on Nasa's InSight lander has detected the vibrations from Martian air as it rushed over the probe's solar panels. Prof Pike compares the effect to a flag in the wind...
Australia is a nation built on beer. When Port Jackson, the site around which the city of Sydney sprang up, was settled in the late 1700s, the people there were hungry not just for food, but for a steady supply of ale and other types of liquor.
Hotel staff created a "horrifying" effigy of a couple's dead son in a misguided attempt at a tribute. Karen Baker had arranged for workers at a Jamaican resort to dress a room for friends Faye and Andrew Stephens, whose son Alex died in 2014...
English yachtswoman Susie Goodall has been rescued by a 40,000-tonne cargo ship in stormy conditions - two days after her boat violently capsized 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn during the Golden Globe Race. The 119-metre cargo ship had to use its crane to lift Goodall onboard.
At least five hostages, including a child, have died as armed police battled robbers who had taken over two banks in north-east Brazil. Six robbers also died when police engaged them in a gun battle in the city of Milagres.
China is about to launch the first mission to land robotic craft on the far side of the Moon. The Chang'e-4 mission will see a static lander and rover touch down in Von Kármán crater, located on the side of the Moon which never faces Earth...
In fear for her life, Kurt’s Jewish single mother fled Nazi Vienna for the UK in 1939, leaving him behind. This 14-year-old’s story of abandonment and adversity can be told for the first time, through recently discovered letters.
While many parts of India are going through a sustained water crisis, the western city of Pune is trying to deal with the problem in a rather unusual way, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey. The dystopian future we worried about is already here...
YouTube has deleted thousands of videos promoting academic cheating in the last week after a BBC Trending investigation. The videos all advertised essay-writing services, which can lead to serious penalties for students.
Nearly half of all US adults have had an immediate family member incarcerated at some point in their lives, according to a new study. Researchers also reported one in seven adults have seen immediate family incarcerated for over a year, with minorities most impacted.
An Ohio father who made his daughter walk five miles (8km) to school as punishment for bullying has provoked a debate on parenting. After 10-year-old Kirsten was suspended for three days from the school bus for a second-time bullying offence, Matt Cox decided to teach her a life lesson.
Arriving in Venice at the weekend on a holiday in Italy, a 67-year-old British woman discovered a plastic bag containing €2,700 (£2,400; $3,200). Instead of pocketing the surprise windfall, she handed it in to the nearest police station she could find and is now being feted by local media.
Scientists have identified fossilised blubber from an ancient marine reptile that lived 180 million years ago. Blubber is a thick layer of fat found under the skin of modern marine mammals such as whales.
Patricia Karvelas, a presenter for ABC News, said she was asked to leave a parliamentary session on Monday because she was showing "too much skin". It prompted a social media backlash, with many people pointing to MPs who have worn similar outfits in the past...
Mr Giuliani left out a space between a full stop and the following word within a tweet, which caused the text to become a link. The prankster subsequently acquired the webpage it directed users to.
The so-called "God letter" was written in 1954 and is expected to fetch up to $1.5 million (£1.2m). The Nobel Prize-winning scientist, then 74, wrote the one-and-a-half page note to German philosopher Eric Gutkind in response to one of his works...
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Italian police have arrested the man said to be the new head of the Sicilian Mafia, along with 45 associates. The dawn raid in Palermo netted 80-year-old jeweller Settimo Mineo. He was reportedly elected Cosa Nostra godfather at a Mafia meeting in May.
The American space agency's Osiris-Rex probe has drawn up alongside the Asteroid Bennu after a two-year, two-billion-km journey from Earth. The mission will spend 2.5 years at the 500m-wide rock, mapping its surface and studying its composition...
Emantic Bradford Jr, known as EJ, was shot in the head, neck and hip at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Alabama. Police had identified him as the gunman in the shooting of an 18-year-old man and 12-year-old girl last month.

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