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The wreck of a World War One German submarine is gradually resurfacing on a beach in northern France after decades of being buried in the sand. Shifting sand off Wissant, near Calais, is exposing the remains of the UC-61 which was stranded there in July 1917.
Police in the US state of Utah have taken the unusual step of urging residents not to drive blindfolded after an online challenge inspired by a horror film led to a crash. The craze has come from the Netflix film Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock.
The White House has condemned a New York Times report that the FBI opened an inquiry into whether President Trump was secretly working for Russia. Law enforcement officials became concerned by Mr Trump's behaviour in May 2017, when he sacked FBI director James Comey, the paper says...
A postal address is the marker that identifies our home's place in the world. The last line designates our country, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. But for a few million people worldwide, that last line of the address is a problem...
Marks and Spencer has raided its archives to chart the history of bras. Garments from the 1920s and decades-old adverts were among the items pulled from the retailer's 70,000-strong collection of historical objects...
According to the UDN news website, a 33-year-old man surnamed Yang was fined NT$60,000 ($1,952; £1,522) this week, for violating the Taiwan Animal Protection Act, after he posted a Scottish fold cat in a sealed cardboard box to a local animal shelter in Banciao District.
The Chinese space agency has released its first panoramic image of the lunar location where it landed spacecraft this month. The picture shows parts of the static lander and the robotic rover, which is now exploring the landing site at Von Kármán crater on the Moon's far side...
Mysterious signals have been picked up from distant galaxies. When fast radio bursts or FRBs, as they are called, reach Earth's telescopes they shine brightly for a few milliseconds, then disappear...
Jayme Closs, whose parents, aged 56 and 46, were discovered shot in their family home last year, was located on Thursday evening, police said. They said a suspect believed to be linked to the case was now in custody.
If I offered you a superfood that would make you live longer, would you be interested? Naturally it reduces the chances of debilitating heart attacks and strokes as well as life-long diseases such as type-2 diabetes.
At CES, there's no shortage of gadgets to talk to. Smart TVs, cars, pianos - and even a toilet - these are just some examples of devices that come with voice-activated helpers...
Sally Challen was jailed for the murder of her husband in 2011 but her solicitors believe a new law, recognising psychological manipulation as a form of domestic abuse, could be a defence in an appeal hearing next month.
The Dutch public have been warned it is "strictly ill-advised to lie down on a bomb", after a man did just that for about three hours. The man came across an unexploded World War Two device while gardening in the town of Venlo on Wednesday...
When four of Qatar's neighbours hit it with an economic and diplomatic embargo back in June 2017, one expert says it faced two big problems. The embargo was introduced by four countries - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates - a charge it strongly denies...
The woman had lit a fire to keep her and her two young sons warm in bitter winter temperatures. All three are suspected to have died in their sleep due to smoke inhalation, officials told BBC Nepali.
Four men have gone on trial in Berlin, accused of the notorious theft of a huge solid-gold coin from the German capital's Bode Museum in 2017. The 100kg (220lb) Canadian "Big Maple Leaf" was made of pure 24-carat gold and was worth €3.75m (£3.4m; $4.3m)...
The discovery of a medieval gaming board may have helped bring archaeologists closer to confirming the site of a lost early monastery. Archaeologists have been actively seeking the Monastery of Deer in Aberdeenshire since about 2008.
An academic has uncovered medieval London's violent hotspots by cataloguing 14th Century killings. Prof Manuel Eisner said the murder rate in London then was up to 20 times worse than in similarly sized UK towns today...
The skeleton was discovered face down in mud at the Chambers Wharf site in Bermondsey during work to create the Thames Tideway Tunnel. Archaeologists believe the man may have died during the late 15th Century while carrying out work near the river.
The weird habit of licking the end of a paintbrush has revealed new evidence about the life of an artist more than 900 years after her death. Scientists found tiny blue paint flecks had accumulated on the teeth of a medieval German nun.

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