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Archaeologists reveal mummified cats and scarab beetles found in recently discovered tombs near Cairo.
The deadly collapse of two houses in Marseille has traumatised France's second city in a way that eerily echoes London's Grenfell Tower disaster...
The EU is to allow farmers to receive full compensation for any damages caused by attacks from protected animals like lynxes, wolves and bears. Other expenses including installing electric fences or acquiring guard dogs to prevent damage will also be fully reimbursed.
An Austrian colonel is being investigated on suspicion of spying for Russia, Austrian officials have said. The 70-year-old suspect, recently retired, is said to have been spying since the 1990s up until this year.
They are stunning; there's no question. And the name, "painted wolves", seems so apt. Their dappled tan and black fur, shot through with flashes of white, dazzles in the sunlight...
Transport minister Jo Johnson has quit the government, calling for the public to have a fresh say on Brexit. The MP, who is Boris Johnson's brother, said the UK was "barrelling towards an incoherent Brexit that is going to leave us trapped in a subordinate relationship to the EU"...
The robot rover that Europe and Russia will send to Mars in 2020 will be targeted at a near-equatorial site on the Red Planet known as Oxia Planum. The area was recommended by an expert panel meeting at Leicester University.
On 7 November 1983, around 100 senior military officers gathered at Nato headquarters in Brussels to ‘fight’ World War Three.
Telemachus Orfanos, 27, died alongside 11 others when a man opened fire at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, north-west of Los Angeles. He escaped death last year when a gunman killed 58 people in Las Vegas.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.
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About 200 volunteers scoured the housing estate looking for rubbish in Khatib, a neighbourhood in northern Singapore. There were families with young children and volunteers from a local hospital.
It is a spring morning and the sun is already high and hot. I am scrambling across the ruins of Orikum, a Roman-era settlement that lies at the southern end of the sweeping Bay of Vlore, on Albania’s Adriatic coast.
Eminent anthropologist Frans de Waal explains that politicians have a lot to learn from how chimpanzees show empathy. Explore the full Being Human playlist on BBC Reel.
Our vehicle wound ever higher up the earthen road cutting through Morocco’s High Atlas mountains. Below me, the red soil spilled like wine between green dots of forest and sheets of white snow.
Barney Whiter’s parents bought their home when he was starting secondary school in the UK in 1981. “They did the classic British thing,” he says, “big house, big mortgage.” Soon after, a major recession hit and interest rates rocketed to 17%.
This article was originally published by Refinery29. Read the original post here. As a consultant dermatologist based in London, I have been seeing patients with skin conditions for well over a decade. Acne is one of my main areas of interest.
The Girl Scouts of the United States of America have filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping "boy" from the scout group's name. The Boy Scouts of America announced in May as they prepare to allow girls as members...
In 2014, Ketaki Sheth, an award-winning Indian photographer, began shooting portraits of visitors to the Jagdish Photo Studio in Manori, a coastal village in the western state of Maharashtra. She says she stumbled across it - "wedged between a hardware store and a grain depot" - by chance...
Why do some birds lay colourful eggs? From pale blue to speckled red, they come in every shade and hue. The answer, say scientists, is that coloured eggs evolved millions of years ago in birds' ancestors, the dinosaurs...