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Researchers are trying to determine whether an 18,000-year-old puppy found in Siberia is a dog or a wolf. The canine - which was two months old when it died - has been remarkably preserved in the permafrost of the Russian region, with its fur, nose and teeth all intact.
Violence during consensual sex has become normalised, campaigners have warned. It comes after more than a third of UK women under the age of 40 have experienced unwanted slapping, choking, gagging or spitting during consensual sex, research for BBC Radio 5 Live suggests.
Lee Se-dol is the only human to ever beat the AlphaGo software developed by Google's sister company Deepmind. In 2016, he took part in a five-match showdown against AlphaGo, losing four times but beating the computer once...
The constitutional court in Karlsruhe ruled in favour of the man, who was handed a life sentence for murdering two people on a yacht in 1982. He was released from jail in 2002 and says he wants his family name to be distanced from his crime.
Apple has complied with Russian demands to show Crimea as part of Russian territory on its apps. Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, in a move that was condemned by most of the global community.
Twitter has said it will "pause" plans to disable inactive accounts following user backlash, a day after announcing plans for a huge cull of such accounts. The social network said it now would not remove accounts until it had a process for "memorialising" dead users on the network...
Images from inside Hong Kong's Polytechnic University show the aftermath of a week-long standoff between protesters and police. The fight for control of the Polytechnic University has been one of the defining moments of nearly six months of anti-government protests in the territory...
The herd donned VR systems adapted for the "structural features of cow heads" and were shown a "unique summer field simulation program". Moscow's Ministry of Agriculture and Food cited research which they say has shown a link between a cow's emotional experience and its milk yield...
The Swansea-based scientist spent years piecing together an ancient DNA puzzle that suggests hunting by humans caused this giant seabird's demise. Dr Thomas studied bone and tissue samples from 41 museum specimens during a PhD at both Bangor and Copenhagen University...
Twitter will begin deleting accounts that have been inactive for more than six months, unless they log in before an 11 December deadline. The cull will include users who stopped posting to the site because they died - unless someone with that person's account details is able to log-in...
British ground forces would be "comprehensively outgunned" in a conflict with Russia in Eastern Europe, according to a defence think-tank. Research by the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi) found that the Army, as well as Nato allies, has a "critical shortage" of artillery and ammunition...
Diamond-encrusted swords and intricately designed brooches stolen from a former royal palace in Germany may never be seen again, experts warn. The items, part of a collection created in 1723 by Saxony's ruler, Augustus the Strong, are so recognisable that thieves are likely to break them up...
When you buy something at the supermarket, what makes you pick one brand - or one product - over another? Retailers invest huge sums trying to understand this decision-making process, or influence it, in a UK grocery market worth almost £200bn.
The Netherlands' leading supermarket chain has abandoned a request for staff to upload semi-naked photographs of themselves to an app so it could work out sizes for a new uniform...
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Why would a picture of a dying grandfather having a final drink resonate with so many strangers around the world? All Norbert Schemm, 87, of Appleton, Wisconsin, wanted in his final moments was his loved ones beside him while he sipped a beer.
The koala, dubbed Lewis, had been taken to an animal hospital last week after a woman plucked him from a tree in burning bushland in New South Wales. Video of the rescue - which shows Toni Doherty taking off her shirt to wrap up the koala - was viewed globally.
Aslan King, 25, went missing early on Saturday morning after suffering a suspected seizure during a camping trip. Victoria Police said officers searched for Mr King on Sunday using a helicopter, horses, motorcycles and sniffer dogs.
The pink silk pants embroidered with Braun's initials came from a private European World War Two collection. They were sold to an anonymous UK telephone bidder who also bought her white lace nightdress for £2,600...
Abdallah Chatila said he purchased the items to prevent them from being used as neo-Nazi propaganda. The Swiss-based entrepreneur donated the items - including Adolf Hitler's top hat - to Israeli fundraising organisation, Keren Hayesod...

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